Galesburg (Illinois, United States)

Type: City
Name: Galesburg (Illinois, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 40.950001
Longitude: -90.379997
population: 32,094
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Haas opens play at tourney with an 80

Amateur women golfers from across the state began play Tuesday in the 45th Illinois Senior Women's Golf Championship at Soangataha Country Club in Galesburg.Sarah Haas of Carterville finished the first round in second place, scoring an 80.Play will continue ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - 6 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Salmon bake returns to ’Burg

GALESBURG — Salmon lovers from across west-central Illinois will gather Saturday at Galesburg’s Sustainable Business Center to celebrate a day of wild salmon-focused fun.Chefs from six local restaurants will prepare their best salmon tasting from 11 a.m. ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - 10 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

The Last Refrigerator

Dave Bevard, former union president of the Machinists in Galesburg, Illinois, with the last refrigerator ever produced at the Maytag plant there. (Chad Broughton)Ten years ago on this day in September, the last Maytag refrigerator moved down the assembly ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

We are our choices

I’m teaching a course on the 1960s. The racist normality of the early 1960s is difficult for my students to comprehend. None of them has attended a segregated school, they don’t routinely hear racist slurs, and they can’t quite believe that white people ... [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Governor Quinn Honors “Latinos Building Illinois”

CHICAGO - Since the 1880s, Latinos have been building Illinois' roads, railroads and water infrastructure. Governor Pat Quinn will showcase their accomplishments as part of 2014 Latino Heritage Month with a free exhibit, open from Monday, September 22 ... [Published Noodls - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cold, rain quash summer veggies

GALESBURG — With late season downpours and early season chill, Midwest crops are taking a hit — especially summer-time fruits and vegetables. Tomatoes in particular have suffered from heavy rains during the last two weeks, said Dr. Kyle Cecil, local food ... [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

A decade without Maytag

Mike Patrick of Galesburg signs his name on a Maytag refrigerator Saturday at the Galesburg Historical Society Museum in the Galesburg Antiques Mall Co. The historical society had an event marking the 10-year anniversary of the Maytag plant’s closing, ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Health dept. receives federal funds

GALESBURG — The Knox County Health Department request for federal funds was answered Friday. The health department is set to receive almost $200,000 in federal funds, according to a news release from U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s office. Health Department Director ... [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Community Roundtable: Video surveillance in nursing home rooms?

What do you think of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s plan to push for legislation to allow video or audio recording devices to be placed in nursing home room to monitor patients? As long as resident knows I have no problem with allowing video/recording ... [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Galesburg Superintendent says calendar won't change

at 4:23 PM CDTGalesburg, Ill. -- The Galesburg School District 205 calendar will likely remain at 168 days.After a lot of discussion during an executive session Wednesday night, Superintendent Bart Arthur said the board decided to leave the calendar as-is. ... [Published Central illinois News Center - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Center keeps care in town

GALESBURG — A new cancer treatment center celebrated it’s opening Thursday on the northwest side of town. Last month the 12th Illinois CancerCare facility opened on Home Street next door to the VA clinic. The center has been offering treatment options ... [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Briefs: Alzheimer’s run/walk; Event to benefit youth club

Alzheimer’s run/walkGALESBURG — Marigold Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center will sponsor its second annual Alzheimer’s 5K Run & Walk at 8 a.m. Sept. 20, at Hawthorne Center, 2331 Veterans Drive. Entry fees are $25 pre-registration (non-refundable) or ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Sep 10 2014]

Quotes

"We both lost our moms, and we both went through something in our lives but didn't give up" Destany Main, 17, said during a visit this week, slurping snowcones with her cousin, Macy Main, 8
...helped transform our Prairie State into the breadbasket, transportation hub, economic engine and global state it is today," Governor Quinn said. "And through STEM, 21st Century job training and innovative green architecture, Illinois Latinos are building a vibrant future for us all."
"Community health centers serve an important purpose for families in Illinois and across the country," Durbin said. "With the help of these federal resources, made available through the Affordable Care Act, Illinois health centers can continue to improve the care and critical services they offer those in need throughout the state."
"The finished wheel stood 45 ft. high and had 12 phaetontype buggy seats for passengers. It was held together by 521 bolts and required six men a full day to erect it. The wheel was powered by a one-cylinder Davis gasoline engine" wrote Roger Deem in the book, "A Century of Wheels."

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Haas opens play at tourney with an 80 [Published Southern Illinoisan - 6 hours ago]
Salmon bake returns to ’Burg [Published Taft Midway Driller - 10 hours ago]
The Last Refrigerator [Published Atlantic Monthly - 19 hours ago]
We are our choices [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Sep 16 2014]
Cold, rain quash summer veggies [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 14 2014]
'Dolphin Tale' hero's new home tangled in aquar... [Published Town Hall - Sep 14 2014]
A decade without Maytag [Published Taft Midway Driller - Sep 14 2014]
Governor Quinn Honors “Latinos Building Illinois” [Published Noodls - Sep 13 2014]
Luciano: Peoria soldier remembered by woman he ... [Published PJStar.com - Sep 13 2014]
Durbin Announces More Than $11.7 Million for Il... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 13 2014]
Sullivan takes Ferris Wheel on the road [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 13 2014]
Health dept. receives federal funds [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 13 2014]
Community Roundtable: Video surveillance in nur... [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 13 2014]
Center keeps care in town [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 12 2014]
Body of missing Illinois woman found in Sweetwa... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Sep 12 2014]
Galesburg Superintendent says calendar won't ch... [Published Central illinois News Center - Sep 11 2014]
Trooper Arrests Rapist, Arsonist and a Carload ... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Sep 11 2014]
New support for catechists in diocese's western... [Published The Catholic Post - Sep 11 2014]
Knox, Monmouth earn national respect [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 11 2014]
VIDEO- ‘The Score’ Week 3 Breakdown Vidcast [Published WQAD - Sep 10 2014]
Historical Society remembers local [Published Western Courier - Sep 10 2014]
McDonough District Hospital can now receive VA ... [Published KHQA 7 Online - Sep 10 2014]
Briefs: Alzheimer’s run/walk; Event to benefit ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Sep 10 2014]
Poker run to benefit Galesburg Youth Athletic Club [Published Taft Midway Driller - Sep 09 2014]
Plea to board: ‘Restore 174’ [Published Taft Midway Driller - Sep 09 2014]
Galesburg parents fight to make up lost school ... [Published WQAD - Sep 09 2014]
Reynolds: Cougars standing tall so far [Published PJStar.com - Sep 09 2014]
Robbery suspect assigned public defender [Published Galesburg.com - Sep 09 2014]
F&M Bank Robbery [Published Noodls - Sep 08 2014]
Obituary- Robert W. Hart [Published Aledo Times Record.com - Sep 08 2014]
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