EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP)–Environmental groups have sued the Army Corps of Engineers over the agency’s use of man-made structures meant to keep the Mississippi River navigable.
Governor Pat Quinn will appear in Monmouth this morning to make an announcement regarding the announcement that Cloverleaf Cold Storage will build a multi-million dollar facility in the Maple City, and bring with it at least 150 jobs. We’ll have live coverage of the announcement beginning at approximately 11:45am on WGIL and WGIL.com. For more details on the announcement, CLICK HERE.
Thanks to all who called and participated in the Getaway Day Giveaway. Congratulations to all five winners, who each scored a pair of tickets to see the Cardinals and Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on getaway day, Thursday, May 15. Congratulations and thanks for listening from Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Galesburg Radio 14 WGIL.
The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH in effect until 7pm for the following counties in our area: Knox, Warren, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, McDonough, Peoria, Stark, and Mercer Counties, along with parts of Iowa and Missouri. That means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in and close to the watch area. Tune in to AM 1400 WGIL if any warnings are issued. Stay with us for more details.
It’s not easy running a not-for-profit especially when the economic climate is not so hot.
But that’s not stopping the Knox County Child Advocacy Center from hosting their 3rd annual fundraiser in an effort help raise money to support the number of counseling services they offer.
Chad Johnson will join us this morning @ 7:10.
He is a 2012 Galesburg High School graduate and a catcher in the Kansas City Royals organization. Chad Johnson is currently assigned to the Class A Lexington Legends in Kentucky. It’s opening day for the Legends and Chad will join us @ 7:10 on the WGIL Morning News.
We’ll talk with Sue Cunningham about a teen job readiness fair at 7:50.
The Galesburg Teen Court and Galesburg Youth Commission are hosting a Teen Job Readiness Fair at the Galesburg Public Library. The event is Thursday from noon till 4. We’ll talk about the event with Sue Cunningham at 7:50 on the WGIL Morning News.