Knox County Circuit Court Judge Scott Shipplett Friday sentenced 26-year-old Kai Lefler to 50 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, 5 years for Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, and 4 years for Attempted Burglary.
The information was initially brought forward, though kept under wraps, along with a proposal to suspend the City of Galesburg’s landscaping ordinance by Sixth Ward Alderman Wayne Allen during this week’s City Council meeting.
The days are staying the same, but visitation times for the Knox County Jail are slightly shifting.
A home in the 300 block of Indiana Avenue suffered heavy smoke damage Wednesday night.
Galesburg Fire Chief Tom Simkins says that, for now, they believe the cause of the fire started with a dryer inside the home.
The Knox-Prairie Community Kitchen is officially doing something tonight they had hoped to do since they formed.
After almost 13 years of service with the Galesburg Civic Art Center, Executive Director Heather Norman is stepping down.
A Galesburg native is taking over as the new Executive Director of Court Appointed Special Advocates of Knox County.