Galesburg missed the brunt of the storms, but Mother Nature’s wrath was definitely felt throughout the afternoon Monday.
The atmosphere around the Knox College Campus been a bit different than usual.
Knox College will be honoring a few more people than just the traditional graduates at their commencement exercises coming up in a little more than a month.
Knox yesterday cut a ribbon on a new high tunnel growing structure — similar to a greenhouse — on the Knox Campus, near Academy and Berrien Streets. It’s the first of two high tunnel structures going up.
Galesburg’s history has so much to do with the railroad, and a local historian says a sport that will be in the national spotlight next weekend was practiced in town, thanks in part to the railroad.
Historian Rex Cherrington says a year after the railroad came to town in the 1850’s, a horse racing track was formed, but it was small — in that only one horse was taken around the track for harness racing at a time.
CHICAGO (AP) — Meteorologists say Illinois could close out the weekend windy and likely rainy but may be spared the kind of violent weather that may hit other parts of the Midwest.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Ameren Illinois is seeking a more than $206 million rate hike to help pay for upgrades to its electricity power grid.
The City of Galesburg may be taking quite a hit with the loss of hundreds of ash trees due to infestation by the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle, but a local tree expert says the state of trees in town is strong.