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  • Knox County Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on 50th home May 1, 2016
    Rain and winds couldn’t keep supporters away from yesterday’s ground breaking ceremony of the Knox County Habitat for Humanity’s 50th home. Habitat Executive Director Jordan Knight led the ceremony in Ecklund Court. Knight told WGIL he had
  • Galesburg honors Sandburg with statue dedication May 1, 2016
    The 21st annual Carl Sandburg Festival concluded last night, but not before a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the statue in the Public Square. Rain kept the dedication ceremony indoors at the Central Congregational Church. Among the
  • 8th graders spend the day in the ‘Real World’ April 30, 2016
    Choices of careers, clothing and cars were laid in front of area 8th graders yesterday. “Welcome to the Real World” is a simulation for junior high students in which they walk through the GHS Fieldhouse, choosing a
  • City honors longtime Tree Commission member Dick Ralston for Arbor Day April 29, 2016
    Galesburg City officials celebrated Arbor Day today with the dedication of a ginkgo tree in honor of longtime Tree Commission member Dick Ralston. Following the ceremonial planting of the tree in Standish Park, Ralston’s three children stood

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