The Illinois Department of Transportation confirms that Illinois 97 at the Spoon River Bridge near Maquon has been closed temporarily. Officials say the bridge is closed so that repairs can be made. Traffic is being detoured through Illinois Routes 8 and 78, along with Interstate 74. The closure is expected to be in place for about a week.
Choices of careers, clothing and cars were laid in front of area 8th graders yesterday.
Galesburg City officials celebrated Arbor Day today with the dedication of a ginkgo tree in honor of longtime Tree Commission member Dick Ralston.
A Galesburg teen held at the Mary Davis Home for burglarizing three motor vehicles earlier this month is now in the custody of the Knox County jail for attacking officers.
Contestants for the sash and tiara are needed more than ever this year at the Knox County Fair, according to last year’s pageant queen.
Tammie Bolden who has been District 205’s Director of Curriculum and Principal of Bright Futures preschool was officially dismissed of her duties at last night’s school board meeting.