Everything a home needs comes to Monmouth

Doing work on a house can lead a home owner all over town finding all that they need.

Chocolate Festival: a Galesburg treat for 30 years

Put on by the Galesburg Historical Society, the downtown Chocolate Festival is back this weekend for it’s 30th year.

Upcoming Events

  1. 7th Annual Monmouth Home Show

    February 13 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  2. Maple City Antique Tractor Association – Tractor Show

    February 13 @ 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  3. 30th Annual Chocolate Fest

    February 13 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Man wanted in Chicago area home invasion arrested in Mexico

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who was wanted in connection with a 2014 suburban Chicago home invasion has been captured in Mexico and returned to the United States.

Lawyer may use insanity defense for mom accused in slaying

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Children’s museum planners seek funding with public events

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Stewart participating at US women’s hoop training camp

UNDATED (AP) — UConn senior Breanna Stewart is taking a break from her season to participate in a three-day training camp for the U.S. women’s national basketball team.

Jackie Robinson West parents sue league, ESPN, whistleblower

CHICAGO (AP) — The parents of 13 members of the Chicago Little League team stripped last year of its 2014 U.S. championship are suing team officials, Little League Baseball, an ESPN sportscaster and the man who exposed

McKendree coach Harry Statham reaches 1,100 victories

LEBANON, Ill. (AP) — McKendree University coach Harry Statham reached 1,100 victories when his team erased a 19-point second-half deficit to beat Missouri S&T 108-105 in overtime Thursday night.