$1.1 million in cuts in the budget to the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency have not affected one local historic site, and that has the local tourism director breathing a sigh of relief.
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Galesburg wasn’t under a tornado watch when thunderstorms moved through the area Saturday night, but surrounding counties were, and as it turns out, some tornadoes were indeed reported.
KEWANEE, Ill. (AP) — The Henry County coroner says a western Illinois man was apparently electrocuted when an aluminum ladder he was carrying contacted a power line.
Police in Henry County are providing few details, but say they are investigating the theft of funds from a church in Galesburg.
A virus carried in local mosquito populations has made its first appearance in Henry County.
A Henry County manufacturer that deals with pet food is being fined for the second time in two years — nearly for the same thing it was fined for the first time.
If a tax increase of any sort was on the ballot in yesterday’s primary election, it more than likely was rejected.
Voters in Knox County said “no” to a quarter-percent sales tax increase for public safety purposes by about a three-to-one margin. The proceeds would have helped pay for the 911 system in the county according to Sheriff David Clague — he says the system desperately needs upgrades. As it stands now, Clague says he doesn’t know if the 911 system will continue to operate as-is.
A Kewanee man was arrested on Thursday after police conducted a search of his property.