UPDATED 6:27pm Around 1:50pm Friday, a good portion of the Galesburg downtown area was hit with an unexpected power outage.
An economic development project in Warren County that was thought to involve Farmland Foods has been confirmed to be a different company.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment is down year-to-year, but month-to-month, it’s a different story.
Talk of raising the state minimum wage from it’s current rate of $8.25 to around $10 an hour has the Abingdon-Avon board of education on high alert.
The Knox County Health Department will be seeking additional answers on the liability coverage for their Board of Directors.
The Warren County Board approved a 10-year property tax levy abatement during a special meeting last night.
The abatement was being considered by each of the taxing bodies in the area that will hopefully attract 200 value added jobs through an industrial facility.
County Highway Administrator Duane Ratermann told the County Board’s Highway, Assessor, and Zoning Committee last night the recent snow melt and mild temperatures which caused flooding along the Spoon River near London Mills, also caused portions of County Highways 17 and 28 to be damaged and have to be repaired — the sort of damage Ratermann says doesn’t usually crop up this early in the year.