The Galesburg community, as it always does, came out in droves today to celebrate and thank those involved in labor unions and the local labor movement. But at least some were there to celebrate the public, too.
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A local lawmaker says if you want to place blame anywhere for the just-ended strike of Galesburg teachers, blame the State of Illinois.
After the Galesburg Education Association’s membership ratified a four-year contract on Thursday, emotions were still running high into the evening.
As negotiations continued between the Galesburg School District and the Galesburg Education Association, students remained on an extended summer break.
UPDATED 9:10pm A retired Galesburg School District teacher was arrested today as negotiations between the district and the Galesburg Education Association continued.