That’s how the Galesburg School District Superintendent is responding to the strike now officially underway by members of the Galesburg Education Association.
Monmouth-Roseville might not start school until next week, but that doesn’t mean the district isn’t keeping a close eye on the teachers’ strike in Galesburg.
Members of the Knox County Corn Growers will be giving away sweet corn today in Galesburg.
As we approach mid-August, farmers concern for their crops is turning away from a need for rain, and towards the need for growing degree units. Agronomist Lance Tarchionne says plenty of warm sunshine should finish off what figures to be a great yield for corn and soybeans.
New teachers from Galesburg, Knoxville, and Monmouth were invited to attended a luncheon welcoming them to the community.
FIRST REPORTED 1:50pm, UPDATED 4:42pm The Galesburg Education Association’s Negotiating Team was greeted with applause this morning as they prepared to enter the District 205 offices at the Lincoln school. About 4 hours of negotiating later, an agreeable contract was not reached between the two parties.