A post on social media this week which later disappeared questioned Galesburg High School allowing a transgender student, identifying as female, to use the girls’ locker room. The student has later been publicly identified as Ali McDorman. She’s of of the children of Holly McDorman, who joined Will Stevenson on Galesburg’s Evening News to share the stories of support that have since been received, and about how she helped form a new Galesburg chapter of the national PFLAG organization.
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.