A man who’s been at the helm of the Knoxville School Board for a number of years and has served many of them as the board’s president has passed away.
Robert “Bob” Bogard, age 72, of Galesburg, Illinois died peacefully at 8:42 A.M. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at his home in rural Galesburg, surrounded by his family.
The City of Monmouth’s application for a $400,000 land grant to improve Citizens Lake has been approved.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he will support a proposal to establish a 2016 special election to replace late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Experts say making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum a separate state agency would hamper its ability to modernize.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Democratic leaders are considering a move Thursday that’s opposed by Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner despite pledges of bipartisanship as the state enters its first divided government in more than a decade.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says people need to be held accountable for reported runaways at residential centers where wards of the state are housed.
The Galesburg High School boy’s basketball team will take an undefeated record into its’ long-awaited matchup with Western Big 6 Conference co-leader Rock Island next week.