A recommendation to the Galesburg City Council regarding the Galesburg Regional Economic Development Association could cause a ripple effect throughout Knox County.
The future of the City of Galesburg’s current Economic Development Department may be uncertain, but the department that exists now is moving on, and will soon be hosting a workshop designed to get local businesses working with big machinery.
Galesburg Police reports indicate officers responded to the 800 block of North Henderson Street around 1:30 pm Saturday, initially after a male subject not wearing a shirt or shoes was reportedly asking for help.
The members of the Galesburg Regional Economic Development Association have, for the first time, officially learned of a city proposal to essentially revamp their economic development process.
The Galesburg Youth Commission has been working to compile a list of programs and organizations that offer programs for youth.
Commissioners would agree the City of Galesburg lacks youth related programs, but in order to better understand the needs of city youth, the commission wanted to hear about the youth crime statistics.
UPDATED 6:27pm Around 1:50pm Friday, a good portion of the Galesburg downtown area was hit with an unexpected power outage.