Galesburg attorney and former alderman Jeremy Karlin officially announced his candidacy on Friday for Knox County State’s Attorney in 2020.
Several local cultural groups are organizing a candlelight vigil to protest the treatment of detained migrants around the U.S.
A judge has dismissed the Knox County’s Board’s motion to deny State’s Attorney John Pepmeyer the authority to hire a special prosecutor to handle juvenile cases.
Knox County Board Chairwoman Pam Davidson says she had to move quickly, but she hopes a problem within the Oneida-Wataga Fire Protection District has been resolved for now.
Galesburg City Council approved their 2019 budget last night and along with it a property tax increase.