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  1. Man who drowned in Galesburg canal 'hoped for a wonderful life'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Those were the things Sandy Halsne remembered about her son just days after he died far away from his boyhood home of Rochelle and even farther from his brand-new home at the San Jose Police Academy in California. According to the initial reports from a Galesburg Police Department investigation, the 23-year-old Smith was found unresponsive just before 7 p.m. Saturday in the bottom of Cedar Fork roughly 75 yards east of Academy Street.

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  2. Galesburg police seek multiple individuals on unrelated charges.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals can contact the Galesburg Police at 343-9151 or the Galesburg area crime stoppers at 344-0044

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  3. Amtrak train drug busts date back a decade in GalesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    GALESBURG, Ill. - While drug busts have occurred for about a decade now at the local Amtrak stop, a sentence more than a probation for the offender remains unlikely.

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  4. Drug busts at Galesburg train station date back a decade Sep 17 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... those drugs off the streets. The initiative, known in law enforcement as drug interdiction, began in 2008 by the Galesburg Police Department. Since then, the GPD and the Knox County Sheriff's Department have both worked interdiction at the depot, ...

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  5. Galesburg police investigate death of person found in ditchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | KCRG

    The Galesburg, Illinois police department says it plans to release more information about a body found in a ditch on Monday morning.

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  6. Carla BoydenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Bureau County Republican

    ... synopsis of today's news will be emailed directly to you Tuesday through Saturday at no charge. Sign up today! GALESBURG - Carla C. Boyden, 66, Galesburg died at 5:12 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She ...

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  7. Illinois Statewide Arts Conference Begins 10/22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Arts Alliance Illinois and the Illinois Arts Council Agency are excited to announce the tenth One State Together in the Arts conference. Its title, Galesburg XCHANGE , reflects the host city's vibrant history as a transportation hub , as well as the role of arts and culture at the crossroads of the state's economy and social fabric.

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  8. Cornelius Seed, Legend Seeds To Acquire Munson HybridsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | Agri Marketing

    CORNELIUS SEED, LEGEND SEEDS TO ACQUIRE MUNSON HYBRIDS Sep. 10, 2018 Source: Verdent Partners news release Galesburg, Illinois - John and Holly Hennenfent, owners of Munson Hybrids, announced this morning the acquisition of Munson Hybrids Sales Division by Cornelius Seed and Legend Seeds. Financial arrangements were not disclosed.

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  9. When Labor Day Meant SomethingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | The Atlantic

    ... and pushed for Great Society legislation in the 1960s. Michael Patrick, a former local Machinists president from Galesburg, Illinois, where I've done research, cites his union's support for Medicare and the Civil Rights Act, now celebrating its 50th ...

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  10. We can still save EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | EurekAlert!

    ... Tech, USA); BSc in Physics with minor in Philosophy (Harvey Mudd College, USA). He has served as Alderman in Galesburg, IL since 2011, having been elected twice. He has co-founded two locally-focused non-profits (Knox Prairie Community Kitchen, and ...

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  11. Comprehensive Plan Addresses Blighted Rental HousingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Planning

    Aug. 29 -- GALESBURG -- The first draft of the city of Galesburg's comprehensive plan recommends that the city market tax credits to developers to help address the problem of blighted rental housing in Galesburg . The plan spotlights two existing tax credit incentives that assist developers in renovating or constructing rental housing units.

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  12. Loren ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Bureau County Republican

    ... Also surviving are one daughter, Laurie (Brent) Hobbs of Palmyra, Mo.; one son, Kevin (Lee Anne) Reed of Galesburg; five grandchildren, Vannessa Sturm of Galesburg, Blair (Zeph) Thompson of Galesburg, Meghan (James) Wade of Sandwich, Dallas (Jamie) ...

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  13. Aurora set to enact program to replace lead water pipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Chicago Tribune

    Officials in Galesburg, Ill., display a local example of lead pipes that deliver water to the nation's homes. Aldermen are likely to approve the program at the regular City Council meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers, City Hall , 44 E. Downer Place.

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  14. Bergner's last day leaves Sandburg Mall with just 2 tenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... bottles of Coca-Cola that bragged they were “original flavor.” Bill and Jane Burgland of Galesburg were in the parking lot, loading up some glass shelving that will be used in their daughter's house. “It was such a beautiful ...

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  15. People are finding bags of ice meth around GalesburgRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 23 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Two people at different locations in Galesburg each found a bag of crystal meth in a five-hour span on Wednesday. A 37-year-old Abington, Illinois woman told police she spotted a plastic bag under her car at around noon in a parking lot on Losey Street.

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  16. Woman finds ice meth under her car in Galesburg lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Galesburg police have said in recent weeks that ice meth, also known as crystal meth, has "flooded" west-central Illinois. Ice meth, which is imported into the area from Iowa after being produced in so-called super labs in Mexico and on the West Coast, is apparently so prevalent that a person can find it under their car in a parking lot.

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  17. Commentary: Why 'Nigerian Prince' scams continue to dupe usRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    We make easy prey for scams that seem like a thing of the past, even though the world has become more advanced and sophisticated, says one observer at Knox College. GALESBURG, Illinois: With cryptocurrency fraud and tax scams making headlines, I had thought Nigerian email schemes were a thing of the past, akin to the bygone days when a scammer might offer to sell you the Brooklyn Bridge.

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  18. Oquawka man charged for allegedly trying to run over Galesburg officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    An Oquawka man is charged with a slew of offenses related to Thursday afternoon's Galesburg police officer-involved shooting on North Cedar Street. Kaleb E. Holzheuser, 29, Knox Street in Oquawka, was booked into the Knox County jail Thursday night on several offenses.

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  19. Oquawka man charged for trying to run over Galesburg officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    An Oquawka man is charged with a slew of offenses related to Thursday afternoon's Galesburg police officer-involved shooting on North Cedar Street. Kaleb E. Holzheuser, 29, Knox Street in Oquawka, was booked into the Knox County jail Thursday night on several offenses.

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  20. Art by Galesburg resident may be in 'Orange is the New Black'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    GALESBURG - There will be a Galesburg connection in season 7 of the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” but it will be very subtle. “There is quite a lot of orange and black in the piece, so that may be why they chose it,” said Sharp during a phone interview Wednesday afternoon.

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