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Local News Highlights

  • YMCA to Partner with Knoxville Schools >

    There will be more than just Knoxville High School students using the newly-constructed facilities when they open up in the fall. The Knoxville School Board recently okayed an agreement with the Knox County YMCA that will essentially allow the new High School and its gym facilities to be used by the "Y" once legal details are officially worked out. District Read More
  • Investigation Ongoing After Valuables Stolen >

    KCSD Patch A vehicle parked in Knoxville was broken into last weekend and some pretty pricey items were allegedly stolen. That's according to the Knox County Sheriff's Department who says they are currently in the process of investigating the burglary. According to a press release, the alleged incident took place some time on Saturday July 26th, likely in the afternoon hours between Read More
  • Warren County Board Gives Go-Ahead for Marijuana Facility >

    Applications for medical marijuana facilities are not being accepted; however, the Warren County Board is standing behind a company planning on building a facility in Roseville. The company, Salveo Heath and Wellness has purchased land from Andrew and Frank Huston of Roseville that would allow for the cultivation of cannabis, for the sole purpose of medical use. However, before the Read More
  • WEB EXTRA: Listen to WGIL's Coverage of the GEA Strike Vote >

    WGIL brought you live coverage Thursday night of the intent-to-strike vote by the Galesburg Education Association. Click here to listen to a replay of that coverage. Read More
  • BREAKING NEWS: Galesburg Teachers Vote to Send Intent to Strike to State >

    Continuing-Coverage UPDATE 10:45pm   Members of the Galesburg Education Association have voted overwhelmingly to file an intent-to-strike notice with the state of Illinois. A meeting held at Galesburg High School Thursday evening invited the entire membership of the teacher's union to both gather information and ask questions about ongoing contract negotiations and the potential to strike. GEA Spokesperson Tami Qualls, who was unable to Read More
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Local Sports Highlights

  • Post 285 Beats Another Opponent at State Tourney >

    The Galesburg American Legion baseball team took another step towards a possible state title Thursday afternoon by defeating Elk Grove 4-3. Cal Morling was the winning pitcher, with some late relief help from Drake Sykes. Carson Cheeseman had the big hit, a. 2-run triple in the 7th inning. We will talk with head coach Steve Cheeseman Friday morning at about Read More
  • Local Sports 7/31/14 >

    Area youth golfers continue to tune up for the high school fall golf season with impressive performances at summer tournaments. The latest to play well is Silver Streak girls golfer Taylor Nesselroad. She finished in a tie for 5th place at the Illinois Girl's Golf Championship yesterday in Champaign. Nesselroad shot a two-day total of 159. Other area golfers competing Read More
  • Post 285 Wins at State Tournament >

    Make it 10 straight wins for the Galesburg American Legion baseball team, as Post 285 got by Fairview Heights 10-9 in the state tournament opener Wedneday afternoon. Dylan Klinck pitched the final 4 innings to get the win, and drove in the go- ahead run in the 8th inning. Next up for Galesburg is a 3pm game Thursday against Elk Grove. Read More
  • Local Sports 7/30/14 >

    The state tournament is underway for the top six American Legion baseball teams in Illinois. Among that group is Galesburg Post 285, which is paired up against Fairview Heights in this afternoon's opening round. Galesburg enters the tournament with a mark of 33-15, while Fairview is 32-9.   Read More
  • Local Sports 7/28/14 >

    The baseball season continues into another week for the Galesburg American Legion team. Fresh off of their title at the Third Division tournament last week in Jerseyville, Post 285 will begin play on Wednesday at the State Tournament in Arlington Heights. Galesburg's first opponent in the 6-team, double-elimination tournament will be Fairview Heights from the Fifth Division--St. Louis area. Fairview Read More
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