The annual effort by firefighters to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is once again this weekend. “Fill the Boot” is an effort that Galesburg Firefighters proudly and passionately have taken part for almost as long as the campaign has been in assistance. Firefighter TJ Scott coordinates local Fill the Boot efforts for the Galesburg Firefighters Association, and talks about it with Will Stevenson on Galesburg’s Evening News. (Scroll down to see how you can donate via Facebook.)
Knox County hunters had another successful deer hunting season but didn’t get as many deer as they did the season before.
A cab driver and her roommate were held up at gunpoint in an apparent weekend robbery attempt at the Save-A-Lot grocery store.
A new grant awarded to Carl Sandburg College will be used to help prepare high school students for college-level math classes.
Parents, teachers and community members can learn about detecting when a youth is dealing with depression or other mental illnesses.