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 Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Forecast includes cooler temperatures, no rain and and a solar eclipse

BLOOMINGTON — Cooler temperatures are in the forecast for McLean County for the week, but there is no mention of rain or a killing freeze, according to the National Weather Service in Lincoln.Sunshine is expected for each day through Sunday. Daytime highs ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

IHCA honors local caregivers

GALESBURG — Most people wouldn’t expect a former factory worker to end up as a nurse. But Russell Ford doesn’t fit most expectations. In his two and a half years at Rosewood Care Center in Galesburg, he has started a men’s club and is requested by incoming ... [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Extra: Fear is 'euphoric'

Considering the never-ending cavalcade of horror movies and haunted houses, it’s no surprise people like to be scared. Not just around Halloween, either.Fright has an expiration date, however. And it also can be educational, although real-world application ... [Published PJStar.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Galesburg Public Library Foundation launches annual fund campaign

Nancy Wilson of Galesburg browses a title from the recently added book section at the Galesburg Public Library on Saturday. STEVE DAVIS/The Register-Mail GALESBURG — The Galesburg Public Library Foundation has recently announced an annual fund campaign ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Residents not concerned about cafes

GALESBURG — Alderman Jeremy Karlin recently poised a question to residents on Facebook, asking if they wanted the council to consider regulating video poker cafes. Karlin, Ward 7, cited an article in the Peoria Journal Star, in which the Peoria City Council ... [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

THIS IS PERSONAL: What I remember most

I stood alone at my mother’s grave last week, talking.I told her how my oldest daughter, Grace, is going out for basketball this year. How my middle daughter, Anna, looks more and more like her every day. And I told her how our youngest daughter, Caitlin, ... [Published InOttawa.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Supt. search includes community surveys

GALESBURG — The District 205 Board of Education decided Thursday on a timeline for its superintendent search. The board hopes to choose a new superintendent by February. Superintendent Bart Arthur is resigning at the end of this school year. The school ... [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff promotes 911 tax

Knox County Regional Superintendent of Schools Bonnie Harris speaks with the crowd during Thursday night's NAACP "meet and greet" at the Boys & Girls Club of Knox County. BILL NICE/The Register-Mail GALESBURG —While the Nov. 4 election for Knox County ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Non-certified staff get 3.1% raise

GALESBURG — In addition to hearing from the community Tuesday, the District 205 School Board approved a number of routine items on its agenda. The board approved a 3.1 percent raise for non-certified employees. The raise is slightly less than the 3.17 ... [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Doores

MISSOULA – Elizabeth “Liz” Doores, 89, of Missoula, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at The Springs.She was born June 8, 1925, in Topeka, Kansas, to Clarence E. and Gayle Bowersox Niven. Liz graduated from Topeka High School in 1943 and the University ... [Published Missoulian - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Starved Rock Country Alliance visits Galesburg incubator

Nearly 20 area business executives, bankers and local officials traveled to Galesburg on Wednesday to tour the city's burgeoning business incubator center.Sponsored by the Starved Rock Country Alliance, the trip was organized to have locals gain an understanding ... [Published InOttawa.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Peace Corps seeing a 70 percent increase in applicants

It could be a life changing adventure for Quad City area college students, preparing to volunteer for the Peace Corps. They’re getting encouragement from their peers who’ve already accepted the challenge.Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois was the first ... [Published WQAD - Oct 15 2014]

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According to NASA eclipse expert Fred Espenak, "Observers in the Central TimeTime zone have the best view because the eclipse is in its maximum phase at sunset.  They will see a fiery crescent sinking below the horizon, dimmed to human visibility by low-hanging clouds and mist."
...events as the Lincoln-Douglas debates, and so very close to home?" said Heidi Helgren, associate professorprofessor of management at Delta College. "Lincoln-Douglas Debates: Live is a fantastic opportunity for students that joins perfectly with the very prestigious traveling exhibit from the National Endowment for the Humanities: "Lincoln — the Constitution and Civil War"  that will be on display in the Library Learning Information Center."
"The whole idea of helping entrepreneurs to open business with low start up costs is a good one," he said. "Assisting people in building working relationships to get bank and city funding to turn ideas into reality. Creating such an incubator facility in La Salle County would create a partnership between business and the community that would beneficial to all."
"Not a lot of people know about downsyndrome--some think it's contagious--So we want to raise awareness with my son, Blake, and hopefully society will be more accepting" said Granville mother Rhiannon Baker

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Forecast includes cooler temperatures, no rain ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Oct 20 2014]
IHCA honors local caregivers [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 19 2014]
Extra: Fear is 'euphoric' [Published PJStar.com - Oct 19 2014]
Abraham Lincoln is coming to Delta College; don... [Published Saginaw News - Oct 19 2014]
Galesburg Public Library Foundation launches an... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Oct 19 2014]
Residents not concerned about cafes [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 19 2014]
Leonard P. Aronhalt [Published Parsons Sun - Oct 18 2014]
THIS IS PERSONAL: What I remember most [Published InOttawa.com - Oct 18 2014]
Althoff boys, girls in trophy hunt [Published STLtoday.com - Oct 18 2014]
Supt. search includes community surveys [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 18 2014]
Sheriff promotes 911 tax [Published Taft Midway Driller - Oct 17 2014]
Extra: Author Sylvia Shults has immersed hersel... [Published PJStar.com - Oct 16 2014]
Non-certified staff get 3.1% raise [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 16 2014]
Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Doores [Published Missoulian - Oct 16 2014]
Starved Rock Country Alliance visits Galesburg ... [Published InOttawa.com - Oct 16 2014]
Peace Corps seeing a 70 percent increase in app... [Published WQAD - Oct 15 2014]
Award-winning journalist to speak [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 15 2014]
CAFO rules meeting focus [Published Farm Week Now - Oct 12 2014]
Group: Palmer should quit [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 11 2014]
Lesson in realism [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 11 2014]
East Peoria fugitive indicted for alleged 2012 ... [Published PJStar.com - Oct 10 2014]
Community Roundtable: Deciding District 17 race [Published Galesburg.com - Oct 10 2014]
17th District candidates Cheri Bustos, Bobby Sc... [Published PJStar.com - Oct 10 2014]
Swedish String Concert and fundraiser for LaGra... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Oct 08 2014]
Congressional candidates Bustos, Schilling raki... [Published Monmouth Review Atlas - Oct 08 2014]
Reeder: Remembering mom [Published Morris Daily Herald - Oct 08 2014]
Missouri seeks to extradite Sheley [Published QC Times - Oct 07 2014]
Wheels in motion to bring spree-killer Sheley t... [Published STLtoday.com - Oct 07 2014]
This Day in History – 13 Tishrei/October 7 [Published Hamodia - Oct 07 2014]
Missouri to file for Sheley's extradition tomorrow [Published Saukvalley.com - Oct 06 2014]
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