The money raised in the challenge allowed researchers help identify a gene linked to ALS.
A Galesburg police officer has a broken knuckle after an altercation with a local man who allegedly hit the officer and resisted detainment at the Knox County Jail.
In Knox County Circuit Court this afternoon, Judge Bruce Beal set bond at $500,000 for a Galesburg man accused of a number of felony drug and weapons charges, as well as a Class X armed violence charge.
Douglas Riney, an Army soldier and firefighter from Fairview, Illinois has been killed in action overseas.
Galesburg Schools Superintendent Ralph Grimm says having a competitive school district will help attract new residents to area.