It’s a facility Galesburg School District Superintendent Bart Arthur called “Van Dyke Field Two.” And, despite the fact that some home football games have been played there already, the new Galesburg High School Athletic Complex is officially open.
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One of the first phases of a search for the next Galesburg School District Superintendent will be to get public input on what type of Superintendent will be needed.
Late, former Galesburg High School basketball coach John Thiel’s widow Marilyn passed away last weekend. Former WGIL General Manager Roger Coleman and former Silver Streak player and coach Barry Swanson share their thoughts and memories.
Barry Swanson played basketball for John Thiel and later became the Silver Streak’s head coach himself. Roger Coleman spent time as General Manager at WGIL and was a very good friend with John Thiel. The coach’s widow, Marilyn, passed away over the weekend. Many Galesburg residents have fond memories of the coach and his wife. We’ll talked about many of those on the WGIL Morning News.
There will be a zombie apocalypse at Sandburg Mall in Galesburg. Mike Patterson and Mike Carlson, owners of Two Matts Productions, will be filming their new movie, “Earth Day 2: Holidays of the Dead”.
Two Matts Productions released the movie “Earth Day” in 2012. They are beginning production on the sequel in Galesburg, largely at Sandburg Mall. They will be filming October 26 and are looking for extras of the zombie persuasion. Mike Patterson and Mike Carlson joined us to talk about the movie and its production on the WGIL Morning News.
The Galesburg Labor Coalition gathered last night to talk ideas about how to enact change around Knox County and the City.