Knox County Circuit Court Judge Scott Shipplett today granted 24-year-old Blake Walsh a Public Defender, and appointed Jim Harrell to the case.
Fremont Street will soon see a reduced number of traffic lanes after a change in the road’s layout was approved by the Galesburg City Council, Monday night.
A discussion of Division Street in Knoxville came up during a Sidewalk and Streets Committee meeting prior to last night’s Knoxville City Council meeting that left aldermen with more questions that answers.
Division Street was brought up and its need to be resurfaced, but aldermen are not happy with how long it would take Knoxville Public Works Supervisor Tom Myers and his crew to get the work done.
Knoxville aldermen have been working hard to get a new contract figured out for the operation of their water and sewer plant.
City Engineer Kevan Cooper told aldermen Monday he worked with Treasurer Jim Whitney and Mayor Bob Johonson, and went over their current plant operator’s contract as well as a contract for another plant operator Cooper works with.
Greater accommodations could be made for both pedestrians and bicyclists through a proposed change to Fremont Street in Galesburg.
The City Council tonight will consider a plan to reduce the number of lanes on Fremont Street and stripe the road for alternative forms of transportation.
With the weather getting nice and the grass starting to grow, the City of Galesburg would like to remind people of some basic ordinances.
The two biggest ordinances violations the City typically sees are unkempt lawns and trash or debris on property.
Sunday afternoon Knoxville fire and police were called out to a home in the 800 block of William Drive for a structure fire.
In a winter that’s been called the third worst in history, everyone and almost everything seemed to take a hit.
Cars were affected, schools had snow days and pipes busted all over the place, but travel on the Illinois River continued.
Unlike the Upper Mississippi River, the Illinois River stays open year round allowing barge travel to continue and this winter was no exception.