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Local News Highlights

  • Roseville Probes Cannabis Cultivation Center >

    Although applications have not even been accepted by the state of Illinois, one company is making efforts to educate the public about medical cannabis. Salveo Health and Wellness, LTD has expressed an interest in locating a cannabis cultivation center in Roseville. The company took time Tuesday night to answer questions about the product and discuss the potential financial benefits to Read More
  • Area Projects Included in New Capital Bill >

    Governor Pat Quinn has signed a bill that means extensive road and bridge work in the immediate area. Quinn signed legislation yesterday that would fund one-point-one billion dollars in capital construction statewide, along with a measure that would issue General Obligation Bonds to pay for it. In a press release, the Illinois Department of Transportation says many roads and bridges Read More
  • City Council Stalls Development Incentives >

    A developer that is seeking to construct a hotel on East Main Street in Galesburg will have to wait an additional two weeks for some perks. Janko Group has plans to construct a Holiday Inn Express and Suites next to the existing Holiday Inn, but wants more than $1-million in TIF incentives to make the project happen. The City of Read More
  • Abingdon Aldermen Leave Cemetery Rules In Place >

    Aldermen knew it wasn't going to be a popular topic with residents, but something had to be done about the clutter at Abingdon Cemetery. Cemetery maintenance staff have been working around ordainments and flowers placed on grave sites, making their jobs ten times harder according to the discussion at last night's Abingdon City Council meeting. That led aldermen to consider Read More
  • City Council Adopts Medical Cannabis Uses, Businesses Interested >

    galesburg The cultivation and dispensing of medical cannabis is now legal in Galesburg. The City Council, last night, shared some final considerations before adopting the proposal to make the two designations a legal use under City zoning ordinances. Changes to the City's zoning code were recommended in preparation for the state of Illinois' "Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program" Act. Read More
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Local Sports Highlights

  • Post 285 Wins to Open District 3 Tournament >

    The Galesburg American Legion baseball team has now won seven straight games, including a pair of contests to open the Division 3 Tournament yesterday in Jerseyville. Post 285 easily won its opener, scoring five runs in the first inning in 9-1 romp over Calhoun County. Logan Davis was the winning pitcher. It was Galesburg's 30th win of the season. Win Read More
  • Local Sports 7/20/14 >

    Mack Foster's lead continues at the Galesburg All-City Men's Golf Tournament. Foster's two day total of 131 leads the pack after play yesterday at Soangetaha Country Club. Foster shot a three-under 69 yesterday. Three players are in second place and are five shots off the pace: Kelby Rescinito, David Blake, and Jackson Wetherbee. Defending champion Cody Reiber is in 5th Read More
  • Local Sports 7/19/14 >

    The Galesburg American Legion Baseball Team won its 8th straight 15th District championship yesterday, by beating the Oneida post at the Quincy Tourmament 17-5. Drew Claeys and Drew Nall each scored home runs en route to a victory, which saw post 285 score five runs in the first inning, and six runs in the 7th inning. Logan Davis was the Read More
  • Local Sports 7/18/14 >

    The championship of the District 15 American Legion baseball tournament is at stake this afternoon as Galesburg plays Oneida. A win by Galesburg in the afternoon game would give them the title in the double elimination format, but a win by Oneida would force a second game to be played this evening to decide the champion. Both teams advanced with Read More
  • Local Sports 7/17/14 >

    The final round of the Galesburg All-City Women's Golf Tournament will be played tomorrow at Soangetaha Country Club. Taylor Thompson continues to lead the event following yesterday's second round at Bunker Links. Thompson fired a 5-under-par 68 to build a six-stroke lead over Taylor Nesselroad. Thompson's 2-day total stands at 139, while Nesselroad's 2-under-par 71 yesterday left her at 145. Read More
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