Postseason play for area class 1A and 2A baseball and softball teams begins at many sites in Illinois today. As for the Galesburg Silver Streaks, there is one more week of regular season play, including the makeup of the girls softball doubleheader this afternoon against United Township at GHS. Tomorrow, the baseball team was to have played at Rock Falls, but that contest has now been cancelled according to a release from the Galesburg High School Athletic Department. The GHS girls soccer team will be playing tomorrow, as they host Peoria Notre Dame on Tuesday at 4:30 in the opening game of the class 2A regional tournament.
The National Weather Service’s Chris Miller says there were a few reports of funnel clouds yesterday in Knox County.
The Knox County Housing Authority will audit a number of vendor contracts that were agreed upon between April and July. Those vendors provide things like paper products as well as general services.
A Galesburg man was taken into custody early this morning for illegally possessing a loaded handgun in his car.
A work session slated for discussion on the city of Galesburg’s Capital Improvement Program last night turned into a debate about a possible renovation of the Broad Street Armory.