A Galesburg native who’s a reverend in the Chicago suburbs says for as great as the advances have been in race relations since Doctor Martin Luther King started organizing civil rights marches, there’s also been too many opportunities to just rest on Doctor King’s laurels.
In the height of MLK day ceremonies at Knox College in Galesburg, a public protest halted visitors from leaving during the conclusion of the presentation.
A new lawmaker representing part of the area is among those who took their oaths of office in Springfield.
A lockdown was called as a precaution while law enforcement went on the search for what appeared to be a man with a gun yesterday in Warren County.
Martin Luther King Day is approaching quickly, and citizens in Galesburg will have the opportunity to celebrate the work and life of Dr. King with a number of local events.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — A seed company has donated an unmanned aerial vehicle to Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture.