The Galesburg Salvation Army is in desperate need of donations. Last week’s blizzard cut revenue significantly, and with only a few weeks to go, the organization is only about one-fifth of the way to its $100,000 goal. That’s in addition to efforts to collect Christmas presents for kids, and new socks and underwear for families. Salvation Army Captains Tim and Lisa Thorson talk with Will Stevenson on Galesburg’s Evening News.
Galesburg City Council will meet Monday night with aldermen scheduled to discuss raising the salary scale for future police and fire chiefs.
The glut of rain seen in the Midwest this year has delayed some farmers planting, but there will be a new crop in the soil for many local growers this year.
Federal prosecutors say three Peoria men are facing charges for stealing what turned out to be nearly 100 guns from two area businesses back in March.
A Galesburg man sits in the Knox County Jail as he awaits his preliminary hearing on attempted murder and nearly a dozen gun charges.