Kevin Labanc scored at 3:21 of overtime, Timo Meier had two goals and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday to take the Western Conference lead. Labanc scored his 12th goal off assists from Logan Couture and Tomas Hertl. Meier extended his goals streak to four games to help San Jose win its fourth straight and move a point ahead of the idle Calgary Flames. The Sharks are 13-3-1 in their last 17 games. Brayden Schenn and Pat Maroon scored for the Blues. St. Louis lost for the third time in five games after going 13-1-1 in its previous 15. The Blues tied it at 2 with 2.1 seconds left in the second period on Schenn’s power-play goal. St. Louis scored midway through the first period on Maroon’s power-play goal. San Jose took a 2-1 lead on Meier’s 25th and 26th goals in the last four minutes of the first period. Meier tied it with a power-play goal at 16:23 of the first period and put the Sharks ahead with 27 seconds left.
A new campaign at Monmouth College aims to increase the liberal arts college’s endowment by $75 million.
A Galesburg man who lost his life in the process of saving his son’s life has been awarded the Carnegie Hero Award.
The District 202 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 school calendar at last night’s board meeting.
Galesburg aldermen approved 19 non-profits for funding Monday night in their annual round of external agency funding.