Marilyn Juanita Norbom, 89, of Galva, passed away peacefully at 4:45 a.m., Sunday, July 30, 2019, at Cornerstone Rehabilitation in Peoria, IL. A celebration of life will begin with attendance to the 9:00 a.m. church service at Grace United Methodist Church in Galva on Sunday, August 18th with a luncheon following at 11:00 a.m.; provided by Marilyn’s friends at Grace United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Rux Funeral Home in Galva with Pastor Karen Martin of Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at the Galva Cemetery. Following Marilyn’s burial, friends and family are welcome to attend a cremation burial ceremony with Military Honors for Marilyn’s eldest son, Garry Eugene Norbom who passed away on November 27, 2018.
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.