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Three new COVID cases in Warren County

MONMOUTH — As Illinois prepares to enter Phase 5 of the state’s reopening plan, three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Warren County in the last week. The new cases include a male between 10 and 20, a male between 40 and 60 and a male between 60 and 80.
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Ross W. Williams

Monmouth - Ross W. Williams, 89, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 3:15 a.m., Friday, November 27, 2020 at OSF St. Mary's Medical Center, Galesburg, IL. He was born October 12, 1931 in Henderson County, Illinois the son of Howard E. and Elizabeth Mae (Hall) Williams. He was raised and educated in Henderson Co., IL, Omaha, NE and Monmouth, graduating from Monmouth High School in 1949.
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Illinois woman arrested after pursuit

Warren County – The morning of June 1, Senior Trooper Millburg was patrolling US 41 near County Road 650 North. Senior Trooper Millburg attempted to stop a 1991 Blue Cadillac Deville driven by Rhiannon Coy, 23, Manteno, IL, for traveling 91 mph in a 50 mph work zone with workers present, according to information from state police. Senior Trooper Millburg activated his emergency lights, and the Cadillac continued southbound from US 41 to State Road 63 at a high rate of speed. Senior Trooper Millburg continued to pursue the Cadillac southbound until State Road 63 and County Road 725 S, where the Cadillac came to a stop. Coy was safely taken into custody and transported to Warren County jail.
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Jeff Rankin: Kirkwood native preserved her father’s banking legacy

Growing up in Monmouth during the 1970s, one of the interesting landmarks I recall was a circular brick fountain in front of the National Bank of Monmouth’s Colonial Drive-In on East Broadway. It was particularly memorable because of a recurring nighttime prank by members of a Monmouth College sorority, who would drop a Salvo laundry tablet into the basin and by morning the fountain would be overflowing with suds.
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Warren County reaches 50 COVID-19 deaths

MONMOUTH — The Illinois Department of Public confirmed an additional COVID-19 death in Warren County. The death, a female in her 70s, brings the total COVID-19 deaths in the county to 50. This is the first COVID-19 death confirmed in the county since early March. The county is experiencing overall...
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Unemployment shrinks to 4.5% in Warren County

GALESBURG — Unemployment in Knox and Warren counties improved in April and is moving closer to pre-pandemic rates. April unemployment was 6.7% in Knox County, according to data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security, above the state rate of 7.1%. In Warren County, April unemployment was well...
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2 Deaths Reported in Warren County Last Week Due to COVID-19

The Warren County Health Department is confirming 2 additional COVID-19 related deaths. The individuals. were a female between the ages of 60-80 and a female between the ages of 80-100. Our deepest sympathy goes. out to family and friends. We continue to urge our community to do what you can...
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Juvenile facing numerous charges in Knox & Warren Counties after stealing a truck.

A male 17-year old is facing numerous charges in Knox and Warren Counties after stealing a truck in Monmouth. Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies were being led on a vehicle pursuit into Galesburg in the early morning hours on Sunday by a male juvenile in a stolen truck. Galesburg Police attempted to stop the vehicle near the Monmouth Boulevard / Linwood Road intersection when the teen swerved into the wrong lane of traffic attempting to avoid capture. The juvenile, however, turned into Swing’s Mobile Home Park at a high rate of speed – which is known for its numerous dead-end streets. The male fled from the vehicle on Daniel Drive. He was eventually tackled to the ground and taken into custody by Galesburg Police. The truck belonged to a Monmouth resident – and the teen was in possession of another Monmouth resident’s wallet. The 17-year old was booked at the Knox County Jail then transported to the Mary Davis Home. He’s facing charges of Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Fleeing & Eluding in a Stolen Vehicle, Resisting a Peace Officer, and No Valid Driver’s License – in addition to numerous charges in Warren County.
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Jeff Rankin: Cameron cemetery preserves Memorial Day tradition

As Memorial Day approaches, veterans’ graves in Monmouth Cemetery will be decorated with flowers and flags, but gone are the days when the entire community turned out for a massive parade to the cemetery, where patriotic orations and prayers would commemorate the valor of the city’s fallen soldiers and sailors.
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Monmouth teen apprehended after high speed chase

GALESBURG — A Monmouth teenager was arrested in Galesburg early Sunday after allegedly leading officers on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle. At 1:46 a.m. Galesburg officers responded to the 3000 block of West Main Street in reference to a stolen vehicle being pursued by the Warren County Sheriff's Department.
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31.85% Vaccinated; Warren County Stable

The Warren County Health Department is announcing 11 additional confirmed case of coronavirus disease. (COVID-19), bringing the total cases to 1783. 1721 cases have had their symptoms resolve. Due to federal. privacy restrictions, release of any additional information is prohibited. To date there have been 49 confirmed. COVID-19 related deaths.
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Area Baseball Roundup: Red Storm move to 13-1 overall; Cougars, Tornadoes grab wins

GALVA — The ROWVA/Williamsfield baseball team grabbed an 8-2 win against Galva on Thursday night. The Cougars (8-2) held a 3-0 lead after plating three runs in the top of the second and added a run in the top of the fourth. Galva scored a run in the bottom of the fourth, and ROWVA/Williamsfield plated a pair in the top of the fifth and two more in the top of the sixth for a 8-1 lead. The Wlldcats’ final run came in the bottom of the sixth.
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Warren County remains on COVID-19 warning list

MONMOUTH — The availability of ICU beds in Warren County continues to fall below the state’s target. For the week ending May 8, ICU availability was again 16%, below the 20% target. Warren County remains on the Illinois Department of Public Health’s warning list for increased risk of COVID-19 due...
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Warren County remains on warning list for COVID-19

MONMOUTH — The availability of ICU beds and the number of new COVID-19 cases have put Warren County on the state’s list for increased risk of the virus for another week. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the county’s ICU availability was 16% for the week ending May 1, below the state’s benchmark of 20% availability.
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Food pantry scheduled for May 20 for Warren, Fountain counties

The Fountain & Warren County Health Department will be the site of the next FW Community Cares Food Pantry, sponsored by the health department and Office of Community & Rural Affairs. The event will be from 1-3 p.m. May 20 at the health department office, 113 W. Sycamore St., Attica,...
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Monmouth mulling over plans for using Maple City Dairy property

The City of Monmouth is looking into how to re-purpose a space of land that once was the location of the Maple City Dairy up until its demolition earlier this year. Aldermen were presented with a drafted plan of what this space could be used for, including creating parking space for nearby Warren County Public Library, the Buchanan Center for the Arts, and other area businesses close to downtown.
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Weber, Blouin named to National United Way Culture Task Force

MONMOUTH — Two local non-profit leaders were named to the National United Way Culture Task Force. United Way Worldwide announced April 30 that Jeannie Weber, executive director of Warren County United Way, and Lily Blouin, regional coordinator of Forefront and a Warren County United Way board member, will represent Illinois and the region on the task force.