Jessica Linder, outgoing Executive Director of the Galesburg-Area Chamber of Commerce, and Chamber board chairperson Chris Bayer, spoke with Galesburg’s Evening News Thursday night. Linder broke details about her future plans once she steps down August 27th, and the two spoke about the future of a tourism office run by the Chamber, now that Mayor John Pritchard has said he would prefer tourism marketing be handled by the City.
The City of Galesburg’s new Community Development Director has over 11 years of experience in community and economic development.
The Knox County Sheriffs Department says one of their deputies pulled over a vehicle driving very fast Wednesday, only to determine the vehicle had a bunch of stolen cell phones.
A Farmington man was arrested late last week for a drug-induced homicide that occurred nearly a year ago.
Knox County Board members approved a bid for a $1.4 million loan at their meeting February 26th.