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Man faces felony charges for allegedly battering pregnant girlfriend in Galesburg

GALESBURG — A man was arrested on several felony charges after allegedly battering and choking his pregnant girlfriend early Thursday. Officers responded to the 1000 block of West South Street at 6:08 a.m., where they met with the victim, a 27-year-old Galesburg woman, and “immediately observed multiple injuries to her face and neck area.”
GALESBURG, IL
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Donated property could become park on Galesburg’s east side

The Galesburg city council accepted a donation of two parcels of property that could become a new park on the east edge of town. The adjacent lots are at 1965 E. Main St., which is a dilapidated one-story building with plywood over its windows, and 1969 E. Main St., a concrete lot overrun with grass.
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Galesburg nursing home fined $25K after COVID-19 outbreak

A COVID-19 outbreak at a Galesburg nursing home infected 79 residents as well as many staff, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. IDPH visited Allure of Galesburg, 1145 Frank St., in January to observe operations, interview staff, and review records related to the outbreak. The investigation determined the...
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Viola Boyz summer nationals roll out this weekend

The Viola Boyz Backroad Speedway Summer Nationals will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday at 686 240th St., Viola, Ill. General pit pass admission is $25 per day for adults. For more information or to get tickets, call or text Chad Kinsey, 309-737-8736.
VIOLA, IL
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Elizabeth Varner Selected as Director of Parks and Recreation for Galesburg

The City of Galesburg has selected Elizabeth Varner as the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Galesburg, effective Monday, August 8, 2022. Varner has been serving as the Interim Director of Parks and Recreation since April 2022 and has over 32 years of professional experience in the field of parks and recreation, including working for the City of Galesburg for 30 years before her retirement in 2018.
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OSF PromptCare clinic to move into former Cottage Hospital. Here's what you can expect

GALESBURG — OSF HealthCare is moving the location of its PromptCare clinic to 698 N. Kellogg St., the site of the former Cottage Hospital’s emergency department.  OSF HealthCare’s media relations coordinator, Lee Batsakis, announced the move on Tuesday, stating the new clinic is slated to open in September after OSF’s Galesburg PromptCare site leaves its current location next to the OSF St. Mary Medical Center at 3375 N. Seminary St. ...
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OSF HealthCare to move clinic locations

In west-central Illinois, some upcoming changes will help when it comes to accessing OSF HealthCare services. The OSF Medical Group – Primary Care clinic currently located at 104 S. Broad Street in Knoxville will move to its new home at 904 E. Main Street, according to a Tuesday OSF release. As a rural health clinic, OSF HealthCare – Medical Group connects patients to health care resources across the OSF Ministry and proudly serves residents in the community by providing access to family medicine services. The new location is slated to open in late August.
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6th Annual Rileystrong 5K Saturday, August 27th

The 6th annual Rileystrong 5K Color Run and Kids Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, August 27th in honor of Riley Thomas, with proceeds benefitting St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Organizer Michelle Thomas shares where to line up for the race:. “We start at the Monmouth American Legion and then...
MONMOUTH, IL
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OSF HealthCare integrating with Western Illinois Cancer Treatment Center

GALESBURG — OSF HealthCare and Western Illinois Cancer Treatment Center (WICTC) have signed a letter of intent to integrate WICTC into OSF HealthCare, allowing for an expansion of oncology services in the Western Region. The freestanding radiation treatment center, located at 450 Mayo Dr. in Galesburg, has been serving west-central Illinois and eastern Iowa for 35 years.
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Akpore takes over as Knox's men's soccer coach

GALESBURG — Kevwe Akpore, formerly assistant men’s soccer coach at Knox, has been named as the head men’s soccer coach for the program. Akpore replaces Brian O’ Connor, who has accepted the position of head men’s soccer coach at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Akpore...
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Kevwe Akpore Named Knox College Men’s Soccer Coach

GALESBURG, Illinois – Kevwe Akpore, formerly assistant men’s soccer coach at Knox, has been named head men’s soccer coach for the program. Brian O’ Connor has accepted the position of head men’s soccer coach at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Coach Akpore is no stranger...
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Lemonade Stand Makes a DifferenceIn 2021, Deannah and Harlan McSwain ran a lemonade stand on the corner of Court Street and West Street. The two elementary students decided to split half of their proceeds with a local organization. They raised $240, choosing Braveheart, a child advocacy center in Cambridge as the recipient.The two kids set the goal of raising even more money this year for the program. They sold lemonade for fifty cents a glass over three days, July 28th, July 29th, and finishing on August 1st. When the money was counted, they had raised $1,119.77!
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