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  • Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Springfield Senators (Thanksgiving Tournament)

    Listen to GHS Silver Streaks Basketball In their 4th game of the Thanksgiving Tournament at John Thiel Gym in Galesburg, the GHS girls basketball team held on for their 4th straight win. The Silver Streaks started the 4th quarter leading the Springfield Senators by 16 points, but were tested late in the game and won by just a point,  55-54. Lexi Daniels was named the Dave's Auto Body Crunch Time Player of the Game. Lexi scored 13 points and saved two errant passes late in the game, which helped the Streaks retain the lead and the win. The GHS girls' next game is a Western Big 6 match-up

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  • Family and Friends Help Retired Army Sergeant First Class Celebrate

    NathanHaynes Not everyone goes into the military and decides to make a career of it, but for Sergeant First Class Nathan Haynes that's exactly what happen. Haynes, who entered the Army before his 18 birthday was celebrated yesterday for his years of service as a soldier, drill sergeant and R-O-T-C instructor. Haynes says it's amazing to see just how quickly 24

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  • Annual Fundraiser Looks to Raise Funds for Rescue Mission

    They were asking for donations that would help make up 12% of their yearly budget. That's around $50,000. The Galesburg Rescue Mission held its annual Harvestime Share-a-thon yesterday speaking directly to the community in the hope of raising money. The money will be used to help fund the Rescue Mission and the Woman's Shelter and every dollar raised is used to

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  • Court Appearance for Man Accused of Illegal Gun Classes

    Nicholas Rabenau A Galesburg man has formally pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of holding classes and handing out certificates related to the state's Concealed Carry gun law. 36-year-old Nicholas Rabenau appeared in Knox County Circuit Court Friday for a first appearance with his attorney, Roni Van Ausdall of Peoria. A judge accepted Rabenau's not guilty plea an demand for a

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  • Job Fair Works to Help Veterans

    The job fair might have been smaller than in year's past, but the idea was still the same. The Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois hosted a job fair today which was open to the public, but was really designed to help veterans. There were two specific events just for veterans which included a workshop on state and local employment

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  • Local Sports 11/21/14

    Carl Sandburg College is hosting a two-day men's and women's basketball tournament. The Charger's women opened with a game against Lincoln late this afternoon, while the undefeated men's team will square off with Wisconsin Baraboo at 8pm. Men's coach Ryan Twaddle said his young team

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  • Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Illini West Chargers

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    The GHS Silver Streaks Girls continue to blow away their competition beating the Illini West Chargers 61-44. This makes the Streaks 3-0 for the season, continuing to be undefeated so far. They will play again tomorrow for the Thanksgiving Tournament against the Springfield Senators. Pre-game

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  • 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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Illinois St. Tops S. Illinois 44-29 to Share MVC

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NORMAL, Ill. (AP)–Tre Roberson passed for three touchdowns, Marshaun Coprich rushed for more than 100 yards for the 11th time this season, scoring twice, and Illinois State defeated Southern Illinois 44-29 on Saturday to win 10 games for the first time in school history while earning a share of the Missouri Valley Conference championship.