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Local News Highlights

  • City Breaks Ground on Two Big Projects

    (Groundbreaking for new Galesburg Transit Maintenance Facility)

    (Groundbreaking for new Galesburg Transit Maintenance Facility)

    The City of Galesburg has officially kicked off two major projects -- both of which some might say were a long time coming. City and Illinois Department of Transportation officials broke ground this morning on a new $5 million transit maintenance facility, and the nearly $750,000 expansion of the Galesburg Amtrak Depot. Neither project is being

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  • Friday Job Fair Designed to Help People Succeed

    Finding a job is still hard, but there are places around Knox County dedicated to helping people become successful in finding employment. One of those places is the Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois. This Friday at the Bondi Building the Workforce Investment Board is hosting a job fair. The Investment Board's Mike Haptonstahl says the businesses involved do have

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  • Knox County Paying Thousands of Dollars in Comp Time

    Knox County Seal While going over the October financial reports, Knox County Treasurer Robin Davis told the Finance Committee last night the amount of money the county's paying out for comp time is massive. Davis told the committee the county is looking at paying out around $60,000 in comp time to employees.  Committee Chair Jeff Jefferson wanted to know what the reason was so

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  • No More Jail Time for Alleged Sex Offender

    Timothy Longcor A Galesburg man is out of jail after a guilty plea a month ago to a charge of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. Knox County Circuit Court records indicate 35-year-old Timothy Longcor was sentenced yesterday to 76 days already served in the Knox County Jail, and two years of probation. Longcor was arrested in June of this year. Investigators say Longcor

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Local Sports Highlights

  • Local Sports 11/20/14

    Fans of the Galesburg Silver Streaks girls basketball team are hoping for a repeat performance of the teams' opener, as the Streaks host the Metamora Redbirds in game #2 of the season tonight at 6:30. The girls are coming off of Tuesday's 71-32 win over

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  • Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Metamora Redbirds

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    The GHS Silver Streaks girls beat the Metamora Red birds 56-24. They are currently undefeated in the Thanksgiving tournament as well as the season. They will play again tomorrow night (11/21) against Illini West with pre-game scheduled for 7:06 and the tip-off at 7:30.

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  • Local Sports 11/19/14

    Monmouth College has placed 13 players on the Midwest Conference football "all-conference" team announced yesterday. The Fighting Scots had 7 first-team performers, coming off of an 8-and-2 season. Knox College had seven mentions for second team players, including former Galesburg Silver Streak's Austin Finley and

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Metamora Redbirds

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Listen to GHS Silver Streaks Basketball

The GHS Silver Streaks girls beat the Metamora Red birds 56-24. They are currently undefeated in the Thanksgiving tournament as well as the season. They will play again tomorrow night (11/21) against Illini West with pre-game scheduled for 7:06 and the tip-off at 7:30.

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