Noelle Thompson will start August 5 as the new director of the Galesburg Public Library, replacing Zach Holt, who resigned earlier this year. The Galesburg native and alum of Carl Sandburg and Monmouth Colleges is currently running a library in Nebraska. She talked with Will Stevenson on Galesburg’s Evening News.
The unemployment rate in the month of October for the City of Galesburg remains stagnant at five percent, the same rate it was for the month of September.
The Galesburg Public Library will be wiping out late fees on returned items to give patrons a chance to start the new year with a fresh slate.
The Monmouth City Council on Monday formally adopted a plan to revitalize the downtown business district.
The Galesburg City Council passed a slate of fee increases for different city services, almost all of them fairly modest.