7 Best Galesburg Rooftop RestaurantsLayla JourneyNewsBreak Contributor
Apartment Fire at 700 E Court St Displaces Residents, No Injuries ReportedRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
A 38-year-old resident of Macomb, Illinois, mysteriously disappeared on January 8, 2023Ada E.NewsBreak Contributor
HAVANA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO WITNESS CRASH REENACTMENT FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15SIU School of MedicineNewsBreak Contributor
Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic on 9/3Adrian HolmanNewsBreak Contributor
These Macomb, IL based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Macomb.
Prominent Knox County bridge reopens after more than 6 months of being closed
After months of repairs and reconstruction, a prominent bridge in Knox County has reopened. The County Highway 10 bridge crossing the BNSF Railway Classification Yard reopened Wednesday. The bridge, which was built in 1985, closed March 6 for a "much needed" rehabilitation project, according to highway officials. “It’s truly amazing...
New Chinese Restaurant to Open in Monmouth
A new Chinese restaurant will be opening in the Monmouth community on North Main Street, reports Mayor Rod Davies:. “We have a family that has restaurants in Davenport and Kewanee and they are opening up a restaurant in Monmouth in what was the old Chinese Restaurant there on North Main Street. They are refurbishing the inside of the building, they put in a new parking lot, they are getting things cleaned up, and ready to go. That will be nice to have yet another vacant building filled up and being used.”
McDonough County home prices fell 5% in August, with houses listed at a median of $71,950
The median home in McDonough County listed for $71,950 in August, down 5% from the previous month's $75,750, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows. Compared to August 2022, the median home list price increased 5.5% from $67,000. McDonough County's median home was 1,410 square feet, listed at $53 per...
Retired Detective Richard Wistocki and Monmouth-Roseville High School Principal Jeff Ewing
Retired Detective Richard Wistocki will hold a presentation to keep kids safe in the cyber world. The presentation will be Thursday, October 26th in the Monmouth-Roseville High School Gymnasium starting at 6pm. It’s free and open to the public. Really important for parents to attend this event.
QC benefits from new IL funding for housing
Several municipalities in the area will benefit from $19 million in new funding from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) to support affordable housing and community revitalization efforts across Illinois. Awarded under the Strong Communities Program (SCP), the initiative will provide funding to 68 units of local governments and land...
Variety of tantalizing sweet and savory dining options available at Taste of Canton
Looking for something good to eat? Restaurants and food trucks in the Canton area will be providing what you maybe craving at the Taste of Canton on Sunday, Sept. 24. This culinary adventure will be taking place in downtown Canton from noon to 3 p.m. “as local restaurants and food trucks from the area showcase their finest flavors,” said Carla Bobell of the Canton Area Chamber of Commerce.
FEMA approves public assistance for local counties following severe summer storms
HANCOCK COUNTY, Ill. (KHQA) — This past summer, severe weather hit the Tri-states leaving wide-spread damage across several counties including McDonough, Hancock, Pike, and Morgan counties that were hit particularly hard. On Sept. 15, The Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, approved Illinois' request for 19 counties to receive public...
Bushnell, No. 4 Corban next for No. 17 SOU in Ashland
ASHLAND – With the Cascade Conference volleyball pecking order beginning to take shape, Southern Oregon is among five teams with one or no CCC losses. Two others in the same category are headed to town for what promises to be a telling weekend at Lithia Motors Pavilion. Back home...
Tri-State Area High School Volleyball Teams Deliver Exciting Matches
High school volleyball teams from the tri-state area, namely QND, Hannibal, Macomb, and Illini West, took center stage in a series of engaging matches. Each game not only showcased the players' physical abilities but also their strategic skills that kept the audience intrigued.
Hawthorne Indoor Municipal Pool announces reopening
GALESBURG, Ill (KWQC) - A ribbon cutting took place Sept. 19, to celebrate the reopening of the Hawthorne Indoor Municipal Pool. The pool was reopened on Sept. 11 after being closed since May 2022 for repairs. According to a press release, in the spring of 2022, the Galesburg City Council...
Macomb Bombers Secure Win Against West Hancock Titans After Weather Delay
The football game between Macomb and West Hancock, delayed by weather conditions, ended with a 40-30 victory for the Macomb Bombers. Originally holding a 26-22 lead at halftime, the Bombers kept their advantage when the game restarted.
Canton police warning residents about student loan scam
CANTON, Ill. (WMBD) — The Canton Police Department is warning residents that a new scam is targeting residents with student loans. According to a Canton police Facebook update, a local resident received a letter that claimed to be the final notice for an opportunity to consolidate their student loans.
Prairie Moon Farm
KNOXVILLE, Ill.(KWQC) -Prairie Moon Farm, 1467 State Route 97, is a small, family farm just outside Knoxville, IL, with a pumpkin patch in the fall. The pumpkin patch is open to visitors on Saturday and Sundays through Oct. 29 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. See more about the vendors, festivities, products and more available during these fall weekends in the embedded Facebook post below.
Warren County property transfers for Sept. 11-15, 2023. See a list of home and other sales
The Warren County Clerk & Recorder’s Office submits the following Illinois real estate transfer declaration transactions recorded in Warren County the week of Sept. 11-15, 2023. Only the primary name as listed on the submitted sales report is published. Additional owners’ names that would be on the full deed may not appear in this list.
Two arrested after Bushnell man found dead outside of a Little Swan Lake residence
Two people were arrested after a Bushnell man was found dead outside of a residence in the Little Swan Lake neighborhood Wednesday. The Warren County Sheriff's office found 27-year-old Donald Friday's body outside of a residence at Little Swan Lake. Authorities believe Friday died somewhere else before his body was dumped. A...
Canton Elks Lodge names newest teens of the month
Canton Elks Lodge #626 has named Brayden Coker and Emily Stambaugh its Teens of the Month for September. According to the Elks Lodge, Emily Stambaugh has been involved in swimming and band — marching, jazz, concert and winds. She is the secretary for the Class of 2024. Outside of...
Abingdon-Avon Tornado Football Navigating Tough Start to Season
The Abingdon-Avon Tornadoes football team returns home this week for a Lincolnland-Small division matchup with the Titans of Annawan/Wethersfield. A-Town enters this Friday nights contest with an 0-4 record both overall and in conference play, after a 38-20 loss over the weekend to Rushville/Industry. Despite the rough start and last weeks loss for the Tornadoes, Abingdon-Avon Head Coach Rick Quinn praised his team for playing the game all the way to the end, after falling behind 32-6 to the Rockets in the first half.
Local Window and Door Repair Project on N Lafayette St: Bids Open for Macomb Residents
The City of Macomb has announced a bid for a project. This project includes repairing damaged windows and doors at a property located at 1400 N Lafayette St, Macomb, Illinois. The property consists of a hotel building and a main office/lounge building. The work must adhere to the International Property Maintenance Code standards. Bidders can quote either a flat rate or a per door/window rate.
GAVC’s Manufacturing and Trades Showcase Creates Networking Event for Area Students and Community Members
The Galesburg Area Vocational Center will hold their Manufacturing and Trades Showcase on October 26th for area high school students and community members, shares Knox County Area Partnership President Ken Springer:. “A lot of different employers, either manufacturing companies or skilled trades organizations will come and set up at the...