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Interview: Chris Enroth U of I Extension

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Chris Enroth of the U of I Extension talks about the emerald ash borer problem locally.

The emerald ash borer problem started in Michigan and is spreading throughout the midwest, including here in Knox County. Many trees have either died or been cut down locally due to the emerald ash borer. Chris Enroth of University of Illinois Extension talks about the problem locally and if there is any solution.

Interview: Libby Allison, WEEK News Anchor

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Libby Allison is the new co-anchor at WEEK-TV channel 25 in Peoria.

Libby is a Galesburg native who has returned to the area after anchoring at WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, VA since 2009. Prior to that, she was anchor at Fox 18 in the Quad Cities for 5 years. Libby is a graduate of Western Illinois University. She joined us on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Paul Hamilton, A-Town Music Theater

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Paul Hamilton is bring a concert series to the area.

 

Singer, songwriter, recording artist Paul Hamilton is starting a brand new concert series. It’s the A-Town Music Theater. The concerts will take place at the Stockdale Auditorium @ Abingdon High School.  Paul will play some of his original music along with many other favorites and different genres.

Interview: Tom Sullivan

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Tom Sullivan will be performing at the Orpheum Theater on Mother’s Day @ 3:00.

Tom Sullivan is an entertainer, singer, actor, author, and motivational speaker. He is also the only blind golfer to make a hole in one! He’s sung the National Anthem at the Super Bowl and the Indianapolis 500. He’s appeared on the tonight show with Johnny Carson as well as multiple other television sitcoms & dramas. He is also working on a Broadway show. 

Interview: Erin Olson, Knox County Health Department

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Erin Olson from the Knox County Health Department talked with us about Adult Dental Day.

The Knox County Health Department is hosted a free adult dental day at the Carl Sandburg College Annex in downtown Galesburg. This is an event where patients do not have to identify themselves or pay for dental care. Erin Olson is the Public Information Officer for the Knox County Health Department. She joined us to talk about this event on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Paul Thorn, musician, singer, songwriter

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Musician, singer, songwriter Paul Thorn will joined us  on the WGIL Morning News.

Paul Thorn grew up in Tupelo, MS the son of a pentacostal preacher. A talented musician, he is an icon in the world of Americana music. Paul and his band were coming to Galesburg to play at the Fat Fish Pub. We talked with him about growing up in Tupelo, his music & influences,  his family and his career.

Interview: Adam Ruehmer, Warner Bothers Records

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We talked with GHS grad Adam Ruehmer who works for Warner Brothers Records on the WGIL Morning News.

Adam Ruehmer is a Galesburg High School graduate, attended  Augustana College and got a bachelor’s degree from McNally Smith School of Music College of Music in St. Paul, MN. He traveled the world with the band Linkin Park as their Strategic Marketing Manager for over 5 years and currently works in Interactive Marketing for Warner Brothers Records.