Jane Simkins says she was encouraged to make a book out of all the columns she wrote for the Register-Mail while a Galesburg High School student. That book is coming out in a month, but is available for pre-order now on Amazon. Jane talks about “Streakin’: The Real High School Adventures of a Not-so-Plain Jane” with Will Stevenson on Galesburg’s Evening News.
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.
Galva’s Wiley Park has become a popular Sunday destination during the summer.