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. 30th Annual Chocolate Fest

    February 14 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  2. Maple City Antique Tractor Association – Tractor Show

    February 14 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  3. Community Treasures, A Thrift Shop – RED BAG SALE

    February 15 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Water monitors to test quality of Bloomington lakes

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Chicago police officer involved in Koschman case quits

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Suburban school district forms transgender access policy

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DeKalb High School band to perform in Ireland parade

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Backes, Tarasenko score; Blues hold off Panthers 5-3

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Stewart participating at US women’s hoop training camp

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Jackie Robinson West parents sue league, ESPN, whistleblower

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