The Galesburg School Board met Tuesday night. Prior to their meeting, however, the board met in a closed session to continue the on going hiring process of a new Superintendent.
The Knoxville City Council met Monday night to discuss multiple agenda items that will potentially upgrade and “re-decorate” multiple businesses in Knoxville.
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.