The beneficiary of the annual raffle at the “Taste of Galesburg” Thursday was the annual West Central Illinois “Out of the Darkness” walk. The walk this year is September 14th at Lake Storey Park, and is a means to help bring awareness to suicide and how to prevent it, as well as remember those who took their own lives. Chastity Smith is one of the organizers of the walk, and talked with Will Stevenson Thursday night on Galesburg’s Evening News during the Taste.
Several items, including a television, soundbar, and money were taken in a series of burglaries at Swing’s Mobile Estates this week.
A long-time communication professor at Monmouth College, Trudi Peterson, has been named the college’s 2019 recipient of the Hatch Award for Distinguished Teaching.
The school boundary map was discussed at length during Monday, October 14th’s District 205 Board meeting.
A 19-year-old man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing power tools from a Knoxville apartment complex.