At least 50 people were killed and at least 50 others were wounded at the gay nightclub, making it the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.
Pete Creighton of Galesburg died last week. He was 91 years old.
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a Democrat from Moline, is campaigning against Patrick Harlan of Galesburg for a third term. Today, Bustos announced President Barack Obama is endorsing her.
The Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce is announcing a new downtown Holiday festival coming to Galesburg this year.
For the fifth year, the Galesburg Public Library and Galesburg Historical Society will be joining together to put on a special Halloween-esque program around town tonight.