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Dec 01, 2017 07:29 PM
Weather permitting, Basio Plumbing plans to close the westbound lane of North Street between Lincoln Street and Pearl Street on Monday, December 4th from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for sanitary sewer repairs. ​
 
Click_it_or_ticket_Fall
Nov 21, 2017 07:55 PM
As millions of motorists hit the road to celebrate Thanksgiving, Illinois law enforcement will be working around the clock to make sure holiday travelers are buckled up and driving safely. The Galesburg Police Department is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Police to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket.
 
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Nov 20, 2017 10:15 PM
Kelli Bennewitz, Galesburg City Clerk, was honored as the recipient of the 2017 Thomas B. Herring Community Service Award at the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. Each year, this award is presented to an outstanding citizen who has distinguished themselves through service to the community.
 
thanksgiving
Nov 16, 2017 02:00 PM
City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. Handivan, bus, and solid waste pick-up will not be in service on Thursday, November 24, with service resume on Friday, November 24, and the remainder of the week being one day behind.
 
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Special Offer December Learn to Swim Lessons! Reduced rate of $28.00 for Aquababies and Preschool, and $30.00 for Levels I-VI classes. The December Session runs December 5-21, 2017. Class size is limited.​
 
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Nov 07, 2017 04:27 PM
Allens Avenue is now open to two-way traffic between Main Street and Mulberry Street.
 
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Nov 07, 2017 02:38 PM
The Galesburg Police made one impaired driving arrest and issued ten seat belt and child safety seat citations during the recent Halloween enforcement effort.
 
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In partnership with the City of Galesburg and the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Mona Magness along with family and friends will host the Gift of Lights at Lincoln Park this holiday season.
 
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Design a one of a kind ornament on Saturday, December 9th at the Lakeside Nature Center during the Holiday Ornament Creations Program. Class time is 9:00-11:00 a.m. No preregistration required. Dress for the weather. FREE! Fun for the entire family!
 
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Nov 03, 2017 02:00 PM
City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day.
 
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Nov 03, 2017 01:00 PM
Gunther Construction plans to mill the existing pavement at the intersection of Carl Sandburg Drive and Broad Street on Monday, November 6th and pave on Tuesday, November 7th. During this work, traffic will be reduced from two lanes to one lane with flaggers controlling flow of traffic. Delays should be anticipated and travel plans adjusted accordingly.
 
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Oct 26, 2017 01:25 PM
Trick or Treat night in Galesburg will be Tuesday, October 31st from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
 
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Oct 25, 2017 04:21 PM
The City of Galesburg is currently accepting applications for FY 2018 external agency funding. Organizations are welcome to submit applications for funding for events, projects, or services that benefit the citizens of Galesburg. To receive consideration, applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 30, 2017. Please note, proposals are not guaranteed Council approval.
 
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Oct 23, 2017 02:28 PM
This Halloween, the Galesburg Police Department is cracking down on impaired drivers with an aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort and is giving a fair warning to holiday revelers: keep the party off the road.
 
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Start your holiday season off with the Daddy Daughter Candyland Ball at the Lake Storey Pavilion. December 6, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. $52.00 per couple. A perfect night for dads and their daughters to make memories that last a lifetime.
 
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Fall Session Lifeguard Training Class dates are November 3-12, 2017. Classes will be held at Hawthorne Pool. Fee is $200.00 per person. Class will be instructed by Andrea Stinson.
 
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Get your ZUMBA on! New session starts on November 6 and runs through December 1, 2017. Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15-6:00 p.m. at Hawthorne Gym. $30.00 per participant.
 
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Oct 19, 2017 03:40 PM
Weather permitting, Gunther Construction plans to close Whitesboro Street from Campbell to North beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017 for road reconstruction. The work is anticipated to take 3 weeks.
 
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Take the "Pumpkin Plunge" at Hawthorne Pool on Friday, October 20, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Discounted admission fee is $2.00 per person. Pumpkins are first come, first serve, with one per person. The inflatable WiBit will be in the pool for everyone's enjoyment!
 
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Lakeside Nature Center Nature Hike and Scavenger Hunt Program will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Explore nature's playground! Dress for the weather. Free program!
 
Lake Storey Fall Draw Down
Oct 13, 2017 06:42 PM
The City of Galesburg Park Division, with assistance from Knox College, will host the 13th annual Lake Storey fall clean-up day on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
 
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Oct 12, 2017 06:38 PM
Due to road construction and several accidents, IL Route 41 from Monmouth Blvd to the City of Abingdon is temporarily closed to traffic. Further information will be provided when the road has been reopened.​
 
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Fall is in the air for the Mother/Son Autumn Dance. This special evening will take place on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Lake Storey Pavilion. Fee is $35.00 per couple. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
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November Learn To Swim Session dates are November 7-30, 2017. Register by Thursday, October 26, 2017. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Hawthorne Pool. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.​
 
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Attention Teenagers! Enjoy a fun night at the Lake Storey Pavilion on Friday, November 3rd for the Galesburg Recreation Jr. High Fall Dance! This special event is for 6th-8th graders only. Admission is $2.00 per student.
 
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Oct 09, 2017 07:49 PM
Halverson Construction closed Silver Street at Summit Street to Main Street for road construction. They plan to have this section of Silver Street closed for approximately four weeks.
 
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Start your season with a trip to Michigan Avenue on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The bus will depart from Lakeside Recreation Facility at 7:00 a.m. Fee is $58.00 per person. Don't miss out on this popular tradition! Space is limited.
 
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Register your team for the 2017/18 Fall/Winter Adult Volleyball League! Season begins on November 8, 2017. Deadline to enter is October 18, 2017. Team entry fee is $225.00 per team. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
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All residents are encouraged to provide input on the Comprehensive Plan through the community and business questionnaires that are available on the project website. Providing feedback through the surveys helps ensure the Comprehensive Plan is an accurate reflection of the community’s vision for the future of Galesburg.
 
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Enjoy a day off school at Hawthorne Pool on Monday, October 9, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Discounted admission rate for the day is $2.00 per person. Enjoy climbing on the inflatable WiBit!
 
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Join the fun at Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Participants will be able to pick out their very own pumpkin and then decorate it. Free program!
 
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Sep 13, 2017 07:26 PM
IDOT will be closing US 34 Westbound only between Interstate 74 and North Seminary Street beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017 until 7:00 p.m. the same day. The closure is needed in order for IDOT to make repairs to an overpass bridge for North Farnham Street. Motorists should follow the marked detour, and expect travel delays in the area. Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.
 
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October Learn to Swim Session dates are October 3-26, 2017. Register by Thursday, September 28, 2017. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Hawthorne Pool. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.​
 
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Sep 12, 2017 09:48 PM
The City of Galesburg will hold a public hearing on Wednesday September 27th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Galesburg City Hall, Council Chambers, 55 W. Tompkins, Galesburg, IL to provide interested parties an opportunity to express their views on the proposed federally funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project.
 
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Sep 12, 2017 06:34 PM
Weather permitting, McCarthy Improvement plans to close Allens Avenue from Main to Mulberry at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017 until Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. when it will be reopened to southbound traffic off of Main Street only. McCarthy will be installing new water main and storm sewer during this time.
 
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Registration for the fall session of Ballroom Dance Class featuring the Swing is underway. Session dates are October 1 - November 5, 2017. Class meets on Sundays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Hawthorne Gym. Fee is $50.00 per couple.
 
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Sign-up for the Fall Session of the Ladies Doubles Tennis League is on-going. Cost is $50.00 per participant, per session. League meets at Lakeside Recreation Facility on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department and the Galesburg Civic Art Center are teaming up to bring an awesome, exciting and exploratory art program to the community. Program date is Monday, October 9th at Lakeside Nature Center Shelter. Choose from two session times. Fee is $5.00 per child.
 
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Sep 08, 2017 04:25 PM
Weather permitting, Halverson Construction will be closing Silver Street from Main to Summit beginning Monday, September 11, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. for road construction. They plan to have the road closed for approximately 4 weeks.
 
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Hit the courts this fall and connect with other tennis players in our community. Cost is $10.00 per participant, per session. This league is for men and women age 15 and up. Session dates are October 1-November 11, 2017.
 
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Get ready for Volleyball Season at Lakeside Recreation Facility. Open Gym Volleyball on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:00-8:00 p.m. $2.00 per person. Free admission on 10/16 and 10/18. Volleyballs will be available.
 
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Six Flags Fright Fest Teen Trip on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Cost is $125.00 per person. This trip is for teens only, 6th grade-15 years of age. Registration deadline: September 20 ,2017.
 
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Sep 05, 2017 02:31 PM
Weather permitting, MSI will be closing South Prairie Street from Main to Simmons on Monday, September 11, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. for repair work.
 
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Sep 01, 2017 08:41 PM
Halverson Construction plans to close portions of the intersection of Fremont Street and Seminary Street, as well as portions of the intersection of Seminary Street and Losey Street to overlay the intersections. The work will take place on September 5th and 6th, weather permitting. The road will remain open to traffic, but delays may be encountered due to lane closures.
 
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Sep 01, 2017 07:14 PM
City of Galesburg outdoor aquatic facilities will be closing for the season after Labor Day. Lakeside Splashzone, Lake Storey Beach, neighborhood wading pools and neighborhood splash pads will be open this holiday weekend, September 2 - 4, 2017, before closing for the 2017 season beginning September 5th.
 
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Aug 30, 2017 01:18 PM
BNSF plans to close the South Street underpass on Thursday, August 31, 2017 beginning at 4:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. The underpass will be opened to one lane traffic with flaggers beginning at 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.. The roadway will be fully reopened to traffic after 4:30 p.m. BNSF is making repairs to the lighting of the underpass.
 
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Aug 28, 2017 09:01 PM
City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day.
 
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Get in touch with nature as you paint a scenic Illinois landscape rich with open skies, water streams and flowers. This unique plein aire workshop will be held at the beautiful Lakeside Nature Center Shelter. Fee is $25.00 per person.
 
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Aug 25, 2017 07:04 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close East Fremont Street at the railroad crossing on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for track repair.
 
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Aug 24, 2017 01:42 PM
Weather permitting, IDOT will be closing US 34 eastbound, from Seminary Street to I-74, from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2017 to repair the Farnham Street overpass over US 34.
 
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Aug 23, 2017 03:40 PM
Weather permitting,Gunther Construction plans to close Jefferson Street from Losey to Grove for road construction beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 28, 2017. They anticipate the road to be closed for approximately 4 weeks.
 
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Aug 22, 2017 08:44 PM
The Community Visioning Session is open to all Galesburg residents to provide input. It will be held on Tuesday, September 12th from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Kensington Ball Room, located at 311 East Simmons Street, Galesburg.
 
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Aug 22, 2017 01:00 PM
Fall Clean Up Days in Galesburg will be held September 18 - 22, 2017. During this time, most things can be placed at the curb on your regular refuse pick up day by 6 a.m. and picked up without extra charge.​
 
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Aug 18, 2017 09:39 PM
Galesburg is making steady progress in replacing lead service lines connected to the City’s water supply distribution system.
 
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Aug 18, 2017 02:51 PM
The high-visibility enforcement campaign, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” runs from Aug. 21 through the early morning hours of Sept. 5. During this period, law enforcement across the state will show zero tolerance for impaired driving.
 
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Registration is underway for the 2017-18 WIYBL Youth Basketball season. The program is for 3rd/4th, 5th, and 6th grade boys, and 4th, 5th, and 6th grade girls. Registration deadline is October 20, 2017. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Third Annual Monarch Migration Festival on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Lakeside Nature Center.
 
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September Learn to Swim Session dates are September 5-28, 2017. Register by August 24, 2017. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Hawthorne Pool. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Aug 03, 2017 02:29 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the closure of Farnham Street/Knox Road 500 E. at U.S. 34 in Galesburg has been rescheduled and will now begin Monday, Aug. 21.
 
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Aug 02, 2017 02:07 PM
G.S. and Lisa Bond have been recognized as the August residential award winners of the Community Improvement Blue Ribbon Award for work on their property at 260 East Fremont Street.
 
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Jul 31, 2017 07:57 PM
Parking Lot I will be closed on Tuesday, August 8 and Wednesday, August 9 for parking lot sealing and striping. This is the overflow parking lot at the train depot. Please plan accordingly, violators will be towed at the owner's expense.
 
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Registration is on-going for the August Session of the Learn To Swim Program. Please register by Thursday, July 27, 2017. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Contact the Parks and Recreation Department for more information at 345-3683.
 
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Jul 20, 2017 07:18 PM
Weather permitting, Halverson Construction will be closing Seminary Street from Fremont to Johnston beginning Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. for road construction. They plan to have this section of Seminary Street closed for approximately 6 weeks.
 
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Registration for Fall Men's/Co-Recreation Adult A.S.A. Slow Pitch Softball League has begun at the Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department. Entry fee is $250.00 per team/open to the first eight teams in either league.
 
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Jul 18, 2017 09:12 PM
Local agencies including the Knox County Health Department and Knox County Emergency Management Agency will be monitoring local conditions to see if the need arises for a formal cooling center to be opened over the next several days of expected extreme heat.
 
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Stop by Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, August 12th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and enjoy a free program about bees and other insects. Our special guest will be Margarita Patton. Dress for the weather.​
 
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Attention Junior High Students!! Enjoy a night with your friends at Lakeside Splashzone Water Park on Wednesday, August 9th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. This is a Junior High Student only event. $2.00 admission per participant.
 
Moana
Splash on over to Lakeside on Saturday, August 5th and watch Disney's "Moana" on a giant inflatable screen. Special admission of $2.00 per person after 5:00 p.m. Open swim until dusk. Free leis and glow in the dark bracelets!
 
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Jul 10, 2017 01:23 PM
Beginning immediately, the Galesburg Sanitary District will be closing Cedar Street from Sanborn to Dayton for sanitary sewer repairs. They plan to have it closed today, Monday, July 10, 2017 and Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. only.
 
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Jul 07, 2017 01:00 PM
Approximately once per year, the City of Galesburg offers various city owned properties for sale. The purpose of selling the City’s surplus property is to eliminate the need for City property maintenance and to place the properties back on the property tax roll. The City of Galesburg currently has 37 vacant lots available for sale.
 
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Jul 05, 2017 03:07 PM
The City of Galesburg will hold an informational meeting on July 18th from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 55 W. Tompkins St., Galesburg, Illinois. The meeting will provide information and discussion on the Single Family Owner Occupied Rehabilitation grant the City received from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA).
 
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Beat the heat at Lakeside Splashzone Water Park for Luau Day on Saturday, July 22, 2017! There will be fun games and cool prizes. Sunny 97.7 Radio will be on-site providing breezy summer sounds. Water Park hours are 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
 
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Jun 30, 2017 08:55 PM
Weather permitting, Laverdiere Construction plans to close Log City Trail between Fremont and South Lake Storey Road from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017 for road repair.
 
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Jun 30, 2017 06:48 PM
Weather permitting, Gunther Construction will be closing Jefferson Street from North to Grove beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017 for road construction. They plan to have this section of Jefferson Street closed for approximately 4 weeks.
 
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Jun 29, 2017 07:54 PM
Weather permitting, Halverson Construction will be closing Seminary Street from Losey Street to the Hospital Delivery Road beginning Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. for road construction. They plan to have this section of Seminary closed for approximately 4 weeks.
 
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Jun 29, 2017 07:42 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Swings Mobile Home Park
 
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Jun 28, 2017 09:47 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: NAEIR, Maytag, Monmouth Blvd. area
 
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Jun 28, 2017 04:40 PM
Galesburg Fire Department would like to remind everyone to celebrate safely this summer.
 
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Jun 28, 2017 01:34 PM
Stephen and Nina Smith, 1080 North West Street, have been recognized as the residential award winners of the Community Improvement Blue Ribbon Award for the month of July. They were nominated by Marcy Simkins for “effort and pride” in the landscaping of their property. Other improvements include replacing a gravel area with grass in the front yard and restoring the pillars in the front porch area.​
 
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Jun 27, 2017 06:14 PM
Beginning immediately, Laverdiere Construction will be closing Jefferson Street from Grove to Losey for water main installation. They plan to have work complete by Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by 1:00 p.m.​
 
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Jun 27, 2017 02:01 PM
City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day. Handivan, bus, and solid waste pick-up will not be in service on July 4. Services will resume on July 5, with the remainder of the week being one day behind.
 
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Jun 27, 2017 08:49 AM
Crews will be testing in the following area: South of W. Main, West of S. Henderson, East of S. Linwood Rd.
 
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Jun 26, 2017 03:31 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: W. Main, S. Broad. W. Sixth, and S. Academy St.
 
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Jun 26, 2017 03:31 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Main St to 6th, and S Broad to S Henderson
 
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Jun 22, 2017 09:01 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: South Soangetaha, Indiana, Robertson, McMasters, Newcomer and Kimberly Terrace.
 
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Jun 22, 2017 07:07 PM
The City of Galesburg Street Department will be closing the South Street Underpass on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. for cleaning.
 
Familyswim
Enjoy a relaxing night with the entire family for only $10.00 on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsored by today's light rock 105.3 KFM Radio! Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
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Jun 21, 2017 09:01 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: South of E Fourth, West of Day, East of BNSF tracks; North of Knox, East of Grand, South of Main, West of I-74
 
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Jun 20, 2017 09:19 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: E Brooks, E Knox, Conger, Webster Clay, Park Ave, Maiden Ln, E First, Second and Third
 
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Celebrate your Fourth of July at Lakeside Water Park! Enjoy water themed games and win prizes. You will have a blast! Water Park hours are 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
 
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Jun 19, 2017 08:40 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: South Seminary, Mulberry, East South, East Berrien, East Brooks, East Knox and South Farnham Street.
 
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Start your weekends off this Summer with "Yoga In the Park" at Lake Storey Park on Saturday mornings from 9:00-10:00 a.m. This is a free program open to the community. Dates of the program are June 3-August 26, 2017.
 
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Jun 19, 2017 02:00 PM
Hydrant testing will be held in the following area: S. Broad, E. Main, E. Knox, and S. Seminary St. ​
 
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Jun 16, 2017 02:00 PM
Hydrant testing will resume on Monday afternoon.
 
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Jun 14, 2017 09:15 PM
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) has provided the City of Galesburg with a $1,934,697 forgivable loan to assist homeowners in Galesburg with replacement of their lead water service lines. The project is slated to begin in July, and a groundbreaking ceremony has been planned for Saturday, June 24th to celebrate this step forward for Galesburg. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Mayor Pritchard are both expected to speak at the groundbreaking ceremony.
 
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Jun 13, 2017 08:28 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Birdland, East Fremont, St. Andrews, Lincoln Street to North Farnham
 
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Jun 13, 2017 01:44 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Costa Drive and Circle Drive areas Rock Island, Harrison, Moshier, Russell
 
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Stop by the Lakeside Nature Center for the Fish and Aquatic Creatures program on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Participants will explore Lake Storey and discuss the aquatic habitat. This is a free program.
 
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Jun 09, 2017 08:30 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Costa Drive area and Circle Drive
 
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Jun 08, 2017 08:57 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Knox Sq Dr, Veterans Dr, Volunteer Dr, Midwest Dr, Grant Ave, Gale Village Dr, Costa Dr, Duffy, Montague, Webber and the area around St Mary's Hospital
 
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Jun 07, 2017 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Hawthorne, Costa Drive, Montague Drive, Webber, Knox Square and St. Mary's hospital.
 
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Jun 07, 2017 01:53 PM
Renovations at Rotary Park are nearing completion, and the park is slated to reopen to the public on Saturday, June 10, 2017. A grand opening ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, June 17th at 10:00 a.m. at the shelter located at Rotary Park, and the public is encouraged to attend.
 
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Jun 06, 2017 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area bounded by: east of Seminary, south of Walsh, west of Morton and north of North.
 
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Jun 05, 2017 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: E. Main St from the square to N. Chambers St. E. Ferris St. E Water St. N. Cherry St. N. Prairie St. N. Kellogg St. Park Lane Dr. N. Seminary St.
 
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Jun 02, 2017 09:08 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: W Lake Storey Rd, Angling Rd, N. Lake Storey Rd
 
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May 31, 2017 08:36 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Fair Acres North, Lincoln Park Drive, Lincolnshire
 
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May 31, 2017 02:15 PM
The City of Galesburg is hosting two workshops to gain insight and input for the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Parks & Recreation Master Plan. The purpose of these two workshops is to allow community members to express their comments and concerns about the City.
 
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May 30, 2017 09:02 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Tradewinds, Hula, West North, Spruce, Lilac and Bridge ​
 
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May 30, 2017 08:09 PM
Weather permitting, Halverson Construction will be closing Seminary Street, from Mary to Johnston, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. for road construction. They plan to have work complete in six weeks. ​
 
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May 26, 2017 08:39 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Olive, Arthur, Hawkinson, Highland, Ivan, Franklin, Bridge, Spruce & Woodbine Circle
 
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May 26, 2017 07:19 PM
The plaza is located south of Main Street between Cherry and Prairie streets. The plaza was constructed in the 1970s and currently needs major repairs. Redevelopment of the plaza and parking area was identified as a priority project in the Downtown Design Development Plan approved by the Galesburg City Council in 2016. A public viewing of the Design Concepts for Redevelopment of Park Plaza and Parking Lot E was held on May 24 at Park Plaza, 130 East Main Street. Two main concepts were available​
 
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May 26, 2017 02:44 PM
The City of Galesburg will hold a Public Open House concerning the proposed rehabilitation of the North Farnham Street Bridge. The Open House will be held at The OAKS, located at 176 North Farnham Street, Galesburg, IL 61401 on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
 
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May 26, 2017 02:21 PM
The City of Galesburg will hold an auction at 9:30 a.m., local time, on Saturday, June 03, 2017 at 2110 Veterans Drive, Hawthorne Centre, Galesburg, Illinois. The doors will be open at 9:00 a.m. for public viewing of items to be auctioned.
 
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May 26, 2017 02:00 PM
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 29th. There will be no handivan, city bus, or solid waste pick-up service on the holiday. Waste Management will run all daily routes one day late, with Friday's route running on Saturday.
 
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May 25, 2017 09:00 PM
Due to mechanical repairs to upgrade the chlorine equipment, the wading pools at Lincoln Park, ON Custer Park, and HT Custer Park will not open for the summer season on Memorial Day weekend, as regularly scheduled. Staff are working diligently to make the repairs and will inform the public when the wading pools are open for the season.
 
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May 25, 2017 08:50 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Clark, Maple Avenue, Jefferson, Monroe, Olive, North Arthur Ave, Lawrence and Hawkinson
 
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May 25, 2017 01:11 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: North Broad Street North Cedar North West Streets
 
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May 24, 2017 07:38 PM
BNSF is planning to close the Prairie Street crossing north of Water Street starting May 31, 2017. The maintenance work is expected to take three days to perform.
 
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May 24, 2017 07:31 PM
Laverdiere Construction has started work on the installation of the force main pipe for the Sanitary District. The work is expected to take three weeks. While they are installing the new pipe, they plan to close Log City Trail between Fremont and South Lake Story Road on days they are working, during daytime work hours only. Barricades will be taken down when the workers are not present.
 
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May 24, 2017 01:06 PM
The public is encouraged to attend a viewing of Design Concepts for Redevelopment of Park Plaza and Parking Lot E. Two concepts have been created to show how the area can be modified to accommodate a range of uses throughout the year. The public viewing will be held on Wednesday, May 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Park Plaza at 100 block E. Main Street or, if weather is inclement, the Galesburg Civic Art Center at 114 E. Main Street.
 
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May 23, 2017 08:43 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: North Linwood Road and West Carl Sandburg Drive
 
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May 22, 2017 09:18 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: West Fremont, West Losey and Linwood Road
 
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May 22, 2017 02:54 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: West Fremont, West Losey and Linwood Road
 
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May 18, 2017 07:01 PM
Weather permitting, the Galesburg Sanitary District will be closing Monroe Street from Harvey to Losey on Monday, May 22 and Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for sanitary sewer repair.
 
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Swim Season Dates are May 25-July 15, 2017. Fee is $85.00 per swimmer (fee includes summer pass to Lakeside Water Park). The program is for children 5 year of age through graduating seniors. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
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May 18, 2017 06:13 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF will be closing the railroad tracks on IL 41 (Linwood Road) located between Monmouth Blvd and Main Street from Tuesday, May 30 to Sunday, June 4, 2017. The closure is necessary for railroad crossing repair work to be completed. A marked detour will be in place.
 
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May 17, 2017 07:00 PM
The City of Galesburg Water Division in conjunction with the Galesburg Fire Department will begin the fire hydrant flushing and testing program on Thursday, May 18, 2017.
 
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May 17, 2017 01:13 PM
Effective immediately until 5:00 p.m. today, Wednesday May 17, 2017, the North Street Underpass is closed for bridge repair from Lincoln to Chambers Street. There will be access for local traffic from Chambers up to the underpass.
 
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Lakeside Nature Center - Nature of Survival Program will be held on June 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Participants will learn basic survival skills for the outdoors. This is a fun, family friendly program! FREE
 
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May 05, 2017 08:20 PM
As motorists take to the roads this Memorial Day holiday, Galesburg police are urging everyone to buckle up. Beginning May 22, 2017 law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2017 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted.
 
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June Learn To Swim Session dates are June 6-29, 2017. Register by Thursday, May 25, 2017. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Hawthorne Pool. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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May 04, 2017 08:12 PM
Weather permitting, the Galesburg Sanitary District will be closing South Prairie Street from Simmons to Tompkins on Monday, May 8, 2017 and Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for sanitary sewer repair.
 
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May 03, 2017 06:50 PM
Weather permitting, Halverson Construction plans to close Grove Street from Seminary to Kellogg beginning Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. for road construction. They plan to have this section of Grove closed for approximately 3 weeks.
 
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Apr 24, 2017 08:19 PM
The City of Galesburg and the Galesburg Tree Commission will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 28, 2017 by planting two trees in the terrace by Costa Academy at 10:00 am.
 
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Apr 19, 2017 04:46 PM
In support of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) asked the Governor of the State of Illinois to declare April 24th through 28th as Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week in an effort to bring attention to the dangers and consequences associated with driving distracted.
 
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Apr 12, 2017 01:45 PM
BNSF/Roadsafe will be closing the railroad crossing on South Cedar Street between 1st and 2nd street at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 for track work and crossing repairs. They plan to have work complete by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017.
 
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Explore the woods by Lakeside Nature Center and go on a bird watching hike. Event will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Participants will create a handmade bird feeder to take home. Free event.
 
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Apr 10, 2017 03:00 PM
GFD wants to keep you and your family safe with these tips on dryer safety.
 
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Apr 07, 2017 03:23 PM
In observance of Good Friday, City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 14, 2017.
 
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The City of Galesburg Parks & Recreation Department is proud to host the annual Touch A Truck event on May 3, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the Lake Storey Pavilion Parking lot. Children will be able to touch and explore many vehicles.
 
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May Learn To Swim Session Dates are May 2-25, 2017. Register by Thursday, April 27, 2017. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Hawthorne Pool. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
2016 Primary Election results
Unofficial 2017 Consolidated Election Results On Election Day, the Galesburg Board of Election Commissioners web site will provide you with the unofficial results as soon as they are available.
 
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McDonald's Youth Tennis Program, Grab a tennis racquet and hit the courts this summer! Fee is $35.00 per participant. Program dates are June 5-July 20, 2017. Program will be held at Galesburg High School Tennis Courts. Call 345-3683 for more details.
 
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Mar 31, 2017 03:19 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close the tracks on Chambers Street between North and Losey beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017 until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017 for track and crossing repair.
 
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Mar 31, 2017 03:14 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close the tracks on Lincoln Street between North and Losey beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 until Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. for track and crossing repair.
 
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Mar 29, 2017 07:36 PM
Weather permitting, Halverson Construction plans to close North Seminary Street between Losey and Dudley beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017 for the reconstruction of Seminary Street. They plan to have this section of Seminary Street closed for approximately 6 weeks.
 
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Mar 24, 2017 02:17 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close the railroad crossings on South Henderson Street from 4th Street to Louisville Road beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017 for track work and crossing repairs. They plan to have work complete by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.
 
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Hy-Vee 29th Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Join the fun on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., SHARP at Lakeside Recreation Facility, outdoor hunting grounds. Hunt will be held, rain, snow or sunshine! Free. family fun event.
 
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Mar 22, 2017 05:49 PM
Galesburg was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This marks the 17th consecutive year Galesburg has received the Tree City USA recognition.
 
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Mar 21, 2017 02:50 PM
The Galesburg Police made three DUI arrests during the recent St. Patrick’s Day enforcement effort. In addition, seven seat belt citations were written — one of which occurred during nighttime hours.
 
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Mar 20, 2017 01:05 PM
Spring Clean-up Days in Galesburg will be held April 10-14, 2017.
 
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Lifeguard Training Class Spring Session dates are April 17-28, 2017. Fee is $200.00 per participant. All participants will be pre-tested to determine skill level. Call 309-345-3683 for more information.​
 
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Registration is underway for Wiggly Worms and Adventure Seekers Camps for summer of 2017! Fee is $80.00 per camper ($90.00 after April 10, 2017). Participants may register on-line or at Lakeside Recreation Facility.
 
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Mar 14, 2017 02:41 PM
The Galesburg Police announced today they will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day to crack down on drunk drivers.
 
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Celebrate Earth Day month at Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Participants will plant seeds and learn how to give Earth a hand. Dress for the weather.
 
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April Learn To Swim Session Dates are April 4-27, 2017. Register by Thursday, March 30, 2017. Classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights at Hawthorne Pool. Call 309/345-3683 for more information. ​
 
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Mar 08, 2017 07:19 PM
Due to relatively dry conditions and the high wind predictions, GFD will not be issuing any permits for recreational fires today and tomorrow.
 
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Feb 27, 2017 04:19 PM
Galesburg Fire Department wants to share safety tips for when you are in a public building.
 
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The Lakeside Nature Center Maple Syrup Activity Program will be held on Saturday, March 11th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Participants will enjoy making and tasting maple syrup treats. This is a FREE event.​
 
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Attention all Cubs and Cards Fans! Join the City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department on Wednesday, April 5th for a bus trip to Busch Stadium. The cost is $95.00 per person. Fee includes coach bus transportation and ticket.
 
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Feb 23, 2017 03:00 PM
Spring clean-up in Linwood and East Linwood Cemeteries will commence on March 13, 2017 and continue through March 17, 2017. Please pick up any decorations you wish to save before the clean-up dates.
 
electricity
Feb 21, 2017 06:08 PM
An energy supplier has been soliciting Galesburg residences and small businesses door-to-door to sign contracts for the supply of energy. They are not a representative of the City of Galesburg or Ameren Illinois.
 
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Feb 20, 2017 08:11 PM
The Knox County Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the National Weather Service (NWS) will host a free spotter training class.
 
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Spring Ballroom Dance registration is taking place. Session dates are March 26-May 14, 2017. Classes will meet at Hawthorne Gymnasium on Sundays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Fee is $50.00 per couple.
 
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Registration for the March Session of Learn To Swim lessons will take place at Hawthorne Pool on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Hit the courts at Lakeside this spring and learn the sport of tennis! Spring session dates are February 14-March 23, 2017. There are still openings in the program! Fee is $35.00 per participant. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
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Feb 13, 2017 08:45 PM
Adrian T. Johnson Jr., 19 years of age Black Male, 6'04", 155 lbs, brown hair, brown eyes Wanted for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.
 
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Feb 10, 2017 02:56 PM
The City of Galesburg, in cooperation with the Galesburg Youth Commission, is currently accepting nominations for the Annual Adult Service to Youth Award to recognize Galesburg adult residents who give extra-effort in serving the youth of Galesburg, through volunteering their time and/or assistance.
 
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Sign-up for G-Force Volleyball February 1-20, 2017. Entry fee is $30.00 per participant. The league is for girls in 4th-8th grade. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Enjoy President's Day at Hawthorne Pool on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Discounted fee is $2.00 per person. The inflatable Wibit will be in the pool for children to enjoy. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
Zumba
Zumba Gold Class meets February 7-March 2, 2017 at Hawthorne Gym on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Fee is $30.00 per person. The class is instructed by Chris Fredrickson. Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Feb 01, 2017 03:22 PM
Galesburg community honored for their 2016 MDA fundraising.
 
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Jan 30, 2017 04:22 PM
The Galesburg Police Department announced today it will conduct special patrols this Super Bowl weekend, cracking down on alcohol and drug-impaired drivers and seat belt law violators.
 
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Jan 24, 2017 07:43 PM
The City of Galesburg’s Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the activation of new recreation software, which enables online registration for programs, leagues, and facility rental. ​
 
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Registration for the February Session of the Learn To Swim lessons will take place at Hawthorne Pool on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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The Deer Detectives Program will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Lakeside Nature Center. This is a FREE program. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Jan 13, 2017 03:30 PM
The City of Galesburg announced today that the results of the fall, 2016 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency bi-annual water quality tests met EPA Water Quality Standards. These test results show Galesburg's continued compliance with EPA "Lead and Copper Rule" standards.
 
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Jan 10, 2017 10:00 PM
Once every month, the City of Galesburg Geographic Information System Division randomly selects addresses from the residential refuse database. If a​ recycling b​in is out with recyclables at the address that resident​ wins​$25 in cash.
 
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Jan 10, 2017 04:56 PM
City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Handivan, bus, and solid waste pick-up will be in service as normally scheduled.
 
Basketball
Girls and Boys I-74/Midwest Invitational Tournaments - February 4 & 5, 2017 and February 11 & 12, 2017. Entry fee is $125 per team. Deadline is Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
 
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Jan 06, 2017 04:38 PM
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Galesburg by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the City’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the year ended December 31, 2015.
 
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Jan 06, 2017 04:11 PM
The City of Galesburg will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 55 West Tompkins Street, to provide an opportunity for public input regarding the proposed lead water service line replacement project.
 
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Dec 27, 2016 04:23 PM
City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017 in observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday.
 
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Dec 21, 2016 02:12 PM
City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 26 in observance of Christmas.
 
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Dec 20, 2016 04:00 PM
Recycle your natural Christmas tree by bringing it to the Lowe's parking lot from December 26th through January 5th.
 
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Dec 12, 2016 04:44 PM
The Galesburg Police Department is looking for drunk drivers this holiday season, as part of a special year-end Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement.
 
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Enjoy an afternoon at Hawthorne Pool on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Splash and swim while the inflatable Wi-Bit is in the pool for additional fun. Fee is $2.00 per person.
 
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Registration for the January Session of Learn to Swim lessons will take place at Hawthorne Pool on Thursday, December 29, 2016 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Dec 06, 2016 09:19 PM
Weather permitting, the City of Galesburg Water Division will be closing Greenleaf Street from Seminary to Bateman beginning Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. for new water main installation. They anticipate work to be complete by Friday, December 9, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
 
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Dec 05, 2016 08:47 PM
The Illinois Housing Development Authority has announced a source of assistance available to homeowners burdened with underwater mortgages.
 
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Dec 05, 2016 04:00 PM
Citizens are reminded that an automatic parking prohibition will take effect on all city streets if snow accumulation reaches two inches. Cars parked on city streets at that time will be subject to ticketing and towing. The parking prohibition will remain in effect on all city streets until the street has been completely plowed. (The Central Business District is not included in this parking prohibition except for the NW corner of the public square).
 
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Dec 02, 2016 03:19 PM
A public hearing to approve a proposed property tax levy increase for City of Galesburg, Illinois for 2016 will be held on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers, 55 West Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL.
 
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Now taking registration for the winter session of Ballroom Dance. Session dates are January 8-February 19, 2017. Classes meet on Sundays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Hawthorne Gymnasium. Fee is $50.00 per couple.
 
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Current Lifeguard Winter Break 2016 Training Review: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. until completion. You must have a current certification. Bring copies of your certification to the review.​
 
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Nov 29, 2016 10:43 PM
The Galesburg Police conducted enforcement from November 14-27, reminding motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired, both day and night, during the Click It or Ticket mobilization.
 
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Nov 28, 2016 03:00 PM
The weekly collection of yard waste will end on November 30th. Yard waste is only collected monthly during the winter months of December, January and February.
 
Nov 21, 2016 05:57 PM
The 2016 assessment notices will be mailed and published in The Register-Mail Monday, November 21, 2016. The deadline for a taxpayer to file a complaint to the Knox County Board of Review is December 23, 2016. The completed complaint form must be filed in one of the Assessor's Offices. If a taxpayer would like to file an appeal, he/she can get the appeal form and complaint procedures from the document section of the website or the Assessor's office.
 
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Nov 21, 2016 02:12 PM
City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. Handivan, bus, and solid waste pick-up will not be in service on Thursday, November 24, with service resume on Friday, November 25, and the remainder of the week being one day behind.
 
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Lakeside Nature Center, Holiday Delights With Nature Program will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Dress for the weather to explore the outdoors. This is a free program for the entire family.
 
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The Winter Break Session of Lifeguard Training Class is ongoing. Class dates are December 22, 23, 28 and 29, 2016. Class times are 9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Fee is $188.00 per person. Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Nov 18, 2016 02:00 PM
City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. Handivan, bus, and solid waste pick-up will not be in service on Thursday, November 24, with service resume on Friday, November 24, and the remainder of the week being one day behind.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Nov 17, 2016 10:38 PM
Once every month, the City of Galesburg Geographic Information System Division randomly selects addresses from the residential refuse database. If a​ recycling b​in is out with recyclables at the address that resident​ wins​$25 in cash.
 
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Nov 17, 2016 08:52 PM
Bunker Links Golf Course will be open through Thursday, December 15th, 2016. On December 16th the golf course will close for the season. The golf course will also be closed on Thursday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
 
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Nov 16, 2016 02:31 PM
As millions of families travel to celebrate Thanksgiving, it’s crucial to remember to buckle up and not drive impaired. The Illinois Department of Transportation reports that 17 roadway deaths occurred in Illinois over the 2015 holiday weekend. Many deaths and injuries could have been prevented with the click of a seat belt or the choice to designate a sober driver.
 
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Nov 15, 2016 09:21 PM
The City of Galesburg is currently accepting applications for FY 2017 external agency funding. Organizations are welcome to submit applications for funding for events, projects, or services that benefit the citizens of Galesburg. To receive consideration, applications must be submitted by 5 p.m., Friday, December 16, 2016. Please note, proposals are not guaranteed Council approval.
 
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Nov 15, 2016 05:51 PM
Tips from you GFD on having a Happy and SAFE Thanksgiving this year!
 
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Registration for the December Session of Learn To Swim lessons will take place at Hawthorne Pool on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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The Lakeside Nature Center Mighty Oaks Program will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Youth visitors will be given a keepsake oak "cookie" from the historic mighty oak.
 
2016 Primary Election results
Unofficial 2016 General Election Results On Election Day, the Galesburg Board of Election Commissioners web site will provide you with the unofficial results as soon as they are available.
 
Veterans_Day
Nov 04, 2016 03:50 PM
City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2016 in observance of Veterans Day.
 
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Veteran's Day Swim at Hawthorne Pool on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Fee is $2.00 per person. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Oct 28, 2016 08:09 PM
Details regarding a structure fire at 226 West North Street.
 
Water_Tower_S_Henderson
Oct 25, 2016 09:13 PM
The City of Galesburg anticipates receiving a $4 million forgivable loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) to replace privately owned lead water service lines. ​The City of Galesburg is currently accepting applications ​to be considered high priority ​for lead service line replacement.
 
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Oct 24, 2016 02:03 PM
Gibbons Masonry and Concrete will be closing North Street between Broad and Cherry beginning today, Monday, October 24, 2016 through Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm for building repairs.
 
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Oct 19, 2016 07:15 PM
During a July 2016 storm, a 200 year old Burr Oak tree was toppled over at Lake Storey. The City will make this wood available for sale on Saturday, October 29th from 9:00 am to noon at the Armory, located at 149 North Broad Street.
 
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Registration is ongoing for the McDonald's Youth Tennis Program for Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions. Fee is $35.00 per session/per participate. Each session meets for six weeks/one class per week. Call 309/345-3683 for more details.
 
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Kick off the holidays with a deluxe motor coach bus trip to Chicago on December 3, 2016. The fee is $58.00 per person. All ages are welcome (18 and under must be accompanied by an adult). Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
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Oct 14, 2016 07:15 PM
Weather permitting, the Galesburg Street Department will be closing Walsh Avenue between Seminary and Bateman beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016 for road repair. They plan to have work complete in two weeks.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Oct 12, 2016 05:28 PM
The winners for the month of October were the following addresses: 1072 Grand Avenue, 959 West Main Street, 1060 North Cedar Street, 876 Brown Avenue, and 1564 Meadow Drive. The City congratulates these winners.
 
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Oct 12, 2016 02:31 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close the crossing on Whitesboro between Grove and North Street on Friday, October 14, 2016 between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. for crossing repairs.
 
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Oct 12, 2016 02:28 PM
This Halloween, the Galesburg Police Department is cracking down on impaired drivers with an aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort, and is giving a fair warning to all partygoers: keep the party off the road.
 
trick_or_treat
Oct 12, 2016 01:40 PM
Trick or Treat night in Galesburg will be Monday, October 31st from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
 
Lake Storey Fall Draw Down
Oct 11, 2016 09:42 PM
The City of Galesburg Park Division, with the assistance of Knox College, will host the 12th annual Lake Storey fall clean-up day on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.
 
Ghost
Ghoul In The Pool Special Swim on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. $2.00 admission per person. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Oct 11, 2016 04:15 PM
Knox County Public safety officials are excited to announce that Smart911 is now available to all individuals within our county. Smart911 is a free service that allows individuals and families to create a Safety Profile that can provide key information to 9-1-1 call takers during an emergency.
 
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Registration is underway for the Daddy Daughter Candyland Ball. Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Lake Storey Pavilion. Cost is $50.00 per couple.
 
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Oct 07, 2016 05:27 PM
Renovations for improvements to Rotary Park are currently underway. To ensure the safety of all involved while construction is taking place, Rotary Park will be closed to community use, effective immediately. Park renovations are expected to be completed by May 27, 2017.
 
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Oct 05, 2016 08:18 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF will close East Main Street at the railroad crossing beginning Tuesday, October 11, 2016 to complete installation of new track switches. They plan to have work completed by the end of the day on Thursday, October 13, 2016 Sumner will also be closed at Main Street due to the close proximity of the tracks.
 
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Oct 05, 2016 07:32 PM
Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close West Second Street at the east side of Henderson Street to approximately 130 feet east beginning Monday, October 10, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. for sewer repair. They plan to have work complete at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016.
 
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Oct 04, 2016 02:59 PM
GFD is a proud supported of Fire Prevention Week which is fast approaching on October 9-15, 2016.
 
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Sep 28, 2016 05:16 PM
Starting this Saturday, October 1st, Bunker Links will be running an 18-hole plus cart special for only $19. This special rate will run for the rest of the 2016 golf season. Bunker Links Golf Course is an 18-Hole (Par 71) regulation golf course located in Lincoln Park on the north end of Galesburg. ​
 
Basketball
Shoot some hoops with the Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department! Registration is open for Boys' and Girls' Junior Streaks Basketball until Friday, October 14, 2016. Fee is $80.00 per participant.​
 
Columbus-Day
Columbus Day "School Day Out" Special Swim - Monday, October 10, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Hawthorne Pool. Discounted rate of $2.00 per person. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
Internet_Purchase_Sticker
Sep 23, 2016 05:29 PM
The Galesburg Police Department has established the lobby of the Galesburg Public Safety Building, 150 S. Broad Street, as an internet purchase exchange location. With an increasing number of community members utilizing online sales, the Public Safety Building lobby provides a neutral exchange location that is under 24 hours video/audio surveillance.
 
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Sep 14, 2016 09:47 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to have the westbound lanes of US 34 closed at Lincoln Park Drive in Galesburg from 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 to 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20.
 
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Sep 14, 2016 01:13 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF will close Pine Street at the railroad crossing on Friday, September 16th to reconstruct the roadway through the crossing. They plan to have the work completed by the end of the day.
 
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Fall Clean Up Days in Galesburg will be held September 19 - 23, 2016. During this time, most things can be placed at the curb on your regular refuse pick up day by 6 a.m. and picked up without extra charge.​
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Sep 13, 2016 05:28 PM
The winners for the month of September were the following addresses: 534 Lombard Street, 933 West Main Street, 1320 Clark Street, 10 Circle Drive and 1314 Russell Avenue. The City congratulates these winners.
 
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Adult Volleyball League registration is September 12 - October 17, 2016. Entry Fee is $225.00 per team. The season begins on November 7, 2016. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Annual Fall Pumpkin Event at Lakeside Nature Center. Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Fun for the whole family. Children will pick out a pumpkin and decorate it to take home.
 
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Serve up the harvest with Chef Bart of en season restaurant on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The class will meet at en season restaurant, 2900 W. Main Street. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Sep 07, 2016 08:25 PM
Weather permitting, the following work will be taking place on North Seminary Street between Fremont and Walsh.
 
crime_stoppers
Details regarding the fire at 424 Depot Street.
 
mulch_mountain
Sep 01, 2016 07:33 PM
The oversize brush and limb drop-off at Pickard Road will be closed on September 9th and 10th and September 16th and 17th to allow the contractor to chip and remove existing debris to create space for more yard waste.
 
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Aug 31, 2016 04:14 PM
The Lake Storey Beach will remain closed for swimming over the weekend, due to heavy rains earlier this week, which caused storm water runoff. As Labor Day weekend is the last weekend the beach is open for the season, the beach will be officially closed to swimming until Memorial Day Weekend 2017.
 
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Aug 30, 2016 09:01 PM
City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of Labor Day.
 
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The second annual Monarch Migration Festival will be held at Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Heat up the Pool with Aqua Zumba. Session dates are September 6-30, 2016. Enjoy easy to follow, Latin inspired dance moves with our awesome instructor, Chris Fredrickson! Call 309/345-3683 for more details.
 
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Aug 29, 2016 03:18 PM
Beginning Monday, August 29th, two crews from Hoerr Construction, Inc. of Peoria will begin a television inspection of City-maintained storm sewers, 27 inches and larger in diameter, throughout the City.
 
LTS2
Registration for the October session of Learn to Swim lessons will be held at Hawthorne Municipal Pool on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Class nights are Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Dance the night away with the Parks and Recreation Department! Registration is on-going at Lakeside Recreation Facility. Fee is $48.00 per couple. Session dates are September 25-October 30, 2016 on Sundays from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
 
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Aug 22, 2016 04:17 PM
Weather permitting, United Contractors Midwest will be closing Park Lane Drive at Seminary St beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 for road construction. Road will be accessible to local traffic only. They plan to have work complete in two weeks.
 
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Aug 22, 2016 04:08 PM
United Contractors Midwest will be closing Park Lane Avenue from Seminary to Kellogg beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 for road construction. Road will be accessible to local traffic only. They plan to have work complete in two weeks.
 
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Aug 19, 2016 08:15 PM
The Galesburg Police Department is seeking the location of the suspect in this incident, Heath D. Williams, DOB: 10/03/76, address unknown. Heath Williams is at this time, wanted for home invasion and aggravated battery with a firearm.
 
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Aug 15, 2016 06:44 PM
Weather permitting, Wolverine Sealcoating will be closing several downtown public parking lots beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday August 18, 2016 for parking lot sealing. Parking lots G (125 N Broad St.), I (460 Mulberry St.) and M ( 362 E. Simmons St) will be done on Thursday and Friday August 18th & 19th. Parking Lot O (45 N Seminary St.) will be done on Saturday, August 20th. Weather permitting, all lots should be open by 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016.
 
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Yoga in the Park will meet on August 20th and 27th, 2016 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Lake Storey Park on the right side of the Lake Storey Pavilion. Bring a yoga mat or a towel. Class will not meet in inclement weather. This is a free event.
 
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Aug 10, 2016 09:13 PM
The City of Galesburg in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Transportation and BNSF will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the East Main Street Underpass project at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 19th at the northwest corner of Main and Sumner.
 
ASA
Registration for Fall Men's/Co-Recreation Adult A.S.A. Slow Pitch Softball is underway at the Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department. Registration deadline is Friday, August 26, 2016. Entry fee is $250.00 per team. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Aug 08, 2016 08:03 PM
The high-visibility “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown runs from Aug. 22 through Sept. 5. During this period, law enforcement across Illinois will show zero tolerance for impaired driving and seat belt law violators. Increased state and national messaging about the dangers of drunk and drugged driving, coupled with roadside safety checks and increased officers on the road, aim to reduce impaired driving in Galesburg and Illinois.
 
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Aug 04, 2016 08:25 PM
Weather permitting, Ameren will be closing the southbound lane of Seminary Street and the westbound lane of Losey Street at the intersection beginning Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. to complete the power line relocation work for the reconstruction of Seminary Street. They plan to have work complete by 5:00 p.m. Traffic signals will be set at all flashing red.
 
Monarch-Butterfly2
The 2nd Annual Monarch Migration Festival will be held at the Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This is a free event, fun for the entire family. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Aug 03, 2016 03:19 PM
Weather permitting, United Contractors Midwest will be closing Dayton Street between Seminary and Kellogg beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 8, 2016 for road construction. They plan to have Dayton closed for approximately two weeks.
 
split_tree
Aug 02, 2016 02:10 PM
The City began picking up residential debris on July 18 and has completed picking up the residential areas north of Main Street and has scheduled all pickups for residential areas south of Main Street.​
 
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Aug 01, 2016 05:03 PM
The Galesburg Youth Commission will be holding a forum to gather information on the needs and barriers youth organizations face today. The goal of this forum is to seek information from the community as well as the youth agencies on what is working and not working to make their programs a success.
 
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Aug 01, 2016 04:47 PM
Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary District will be closing Seminary Street between Knox and 1st Street beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 through 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016 for sanitary sewer repair.
 
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Jul 25, 2016 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: United Facilities
 
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Jul 25, 2016 06:59 PM
Weather permitting, Patterson Excavating will be closing S. West Street between Knox and Brooks beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016 for service line replacement.
 
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Jul 25, 2016 04:33 PM
Illinois Civil Contractors, Inc. are closing Pleasant Avenue from midway between Ferris and Water Street north to North Street for reconstruction of the roadway starting today, Monday, July 25, 2016. They plan to have this section of Pleasant Avenue closed for approximately 4 weeks.
 
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Jul 25, 2016 01:35 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: S Linwood Rd from the prison to W Main St
 
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Jul 22, 2016 03:28 PM
Fire crews responded to the report of a structure fire at 285 Knollcrest Drive.
 
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Jul 21, 2016 04:18 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Linwood Road south of Main Street, Swings Mobile Home Park and Dick Blick.
 
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Jul 21, 2016 03:41 PM
Structure fire claims a garage and two vehicles early this morning.
 
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Jul 20, 2016 08:21 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Private Hydrants at Dick Blick, RockTen, Maytag, Naeir Swings Mobile Home Park, S. Linwood Rd.
 
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Jul 19, 2016 08:38 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Accommodation to South St (South of Henderson), and South Henderson to McClure, including the NAEIR complex and old Wittek, as well as the area of McClure, Lyman, Lancaster and Bushmore, and possibly as far as Swings Mobile Estates
 
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Jul 18, 2016 08:38 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Between Academy Street and Henderson St. south of Main​
 
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Jul 15, 2016 08:49 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF will be closing the Whitesboro Street crossing between Hancock and North at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016 to reconstruct the crossing. Work will take approximately one week to complete.
 
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Jul 15, 2016 08:47 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF will be closing the Broad Street crossing between Water and North at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016 to reconstruct the crossing. Work will take approximately one week to complete.​
 
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Jul 14, 2016 09:27 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: McMasters and Newcomer; east along Rt. 150 to intersection of County 10; S. Broad, Cedar, West from W Main to W Brooks.
 
Insect
Incredible Insects program will be held at the Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Bring your bug catcher and find some six legged creepy crawlie bugs! Call 309/345-3683 for more details.
 
Rio2016
Celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympics at Lakeside Water Park on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00 per person. Games, races and swimming! Go team USA! Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jul 13, 2016 08:53 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, East Knox and Iowa Court.
 
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Jul 12, 2016 08:53 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: East Third between Day and South Kellogg, proceeding south to the city limits. Streets east of South Farnham and south of East Main.
 
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Jul 12, 2016 08:03 PM
The City of Galesburg and the Galesburg Downtown Council are moving into the next phase of this project and seeking community input on potential downtown public improvements.
 
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Jul 12, 2016 06:48 PM
Weather permitting the Galesburg Sanitary District will have the south bound lane closed in the 1000 block of North Farnham Street between Lincoln Street and Williams Street starting Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7:00 a.m.. They plan to have the lane back open on Friday, July 15, 2016 by 9:00 a.m.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jul 11, 2016 08:47 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: E South to E Knox west of Grand Ave; S Farnham
 
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Jul 11, 2016 08:01 PM
A prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for Friday, July 15, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, 3333 N. Seminary Street, Galesburg, IL. (Rain date of July 22). A convenient drive up tent will be set up in front of the hospital for unused prescription drugs.
 
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Jul 11, 2016 05:28 PM
Once every month, the City of Galesburg Geographic Information System Division randomly selects addresses from the residential refuse database. If a​ recycling b​in is out with recyclables at the address that resident​ wins​$25 in cash. The winners for the month of July were the following addresses: 2091 Newcomer Drive, 242 West First Street,1047 Woodbine Circle East, 1482 North Cherry Street and 106 Lincoln Street Unit 2. The City congratulates these winners.
 
split_tree
Jul 11, 2016 04:54 PM
The wind storm on July 10, 2016 left many downed limbs in the City of Galesburg, mainly north of Main Street. Beginning Monday, July 18, 2016, City crews will pick up tree limbs from the storm at the curb for residents located north of Main Street.
 
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Back to School Splash Bash, Friday, August 5, 2016 at Lakeside Water Park from 7:00-9:00 p.m. for Junior High students. $2.00 admission per student. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jul 08, 2016 09:21 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Mulberry and Grand Ave up to Farnham
 
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Crews will be testing in the following areas: Walnut St., N Elm St and Soangetaha. S Cherry from Main to S Seminary, between Main and Knox.
 
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Jul 06, 2016 08:37 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: east of Lincoln Street and north of East North Street all of Soangetaha Country Club
 
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Jul 06, 2016 07:53 PM
UPDATE: Bailey Excavating will be closing West Brooks Street between South West Street and South Academy Street on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. for sewer repair. They plan to have the work complete by Monday, July 11, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.
 
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Jul 05, 2016 08:52 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: north of East Fremont Street and east of Harrison Street North Farnham Street
 
Familyswim
Join the Parks and Recreation Department and 92.7 FM The Laser for Family Night at Lakeside Water Park on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fee is $10.00 per family. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Jul 01, 2016 09:26 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Fremont from Seminary to Harrison Chambers from Main to Losey Sumner Pearl from Main to Losey Rio Warren Peck Streets East and West off Harrison, between Losey and Fremont From Fremont to Garden and Rock Island to Meadow Dr
 
Cairo_squad_car
Jul 01, 2016 08:57 PM
Galesburg Police Department’s K9 Cairo will receive a bullet and stab protective vest, thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
 
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Crews will be testing in the following areas: East - West streets from Seminary to Morton and Walsh to Losey
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 29, 2016 08:55 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Hawthorne Center; the area east of N. Seminary, north of E. Fremont, west of Morton Ave., south of Walsh
 
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Dry soil conditions can significantly reduce the life span of valuable landscape trees. Because they are difficult and expensive to replace, trees need attention during and after periods of drought.
 
Fireworks
Jun 29, 2016 03:42 PM
Galesburg Fire Department would like to remind everyone to celebrate safely this summer.
 
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Jun 28, 2016 08:34 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Seminary, from Fremont North Circle Dr Costa Dr Montague Duffey Weber Midwest Dr Gale Village Dr Dahl Dr Area Around St. Mary's Hospital Wal Mart area and Hawthorne Area
 
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Jun 28, 2016 05:01 PM
City Hall will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of Independence Day.
 
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Jun 27, 2016 08:30 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: North Cherry, North Prairie, North Kellogg and North Seminary Streets.
 
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Jun 24, 2016 08:40 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: The public square and proceeding east on E. Main Street​
 
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Jun 23, 2016 09:19 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: All hydrants around Lake Storey, including Castlebury and CSC.
 
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Jun 23, 2016 08:50 PM
Fire officials have determined the cause of the fatal house fire Wednesday morning.
 
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Jun 23, 2016 08:07 PM
Log City Trail is currently closed for repair by the Knox County Highway Department. They plan to open back up to traffic on Friday, July 1, 2016 for the 4th of July weekend. They will then apply a seal coat at some point during the week of July 4, 2016 following the holiday.
 
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Jun 22, 2016 08:53 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Frank Street West Fremont Street around the High School and Gale School Dayton Court Dayton Drive Brentwood Avenue Pinetree Lane Park View Road Lincoln Park Drive Parkway Court Lincoln Park Lincolnshire
 
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Jun 22, 2016 03:38 PM
United Contractors Midwest will be closing Sanborn Street between Kellogg and Seminary on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. for road construction. They plan to have the work complete in two weeks. Sandborn will be open to local traffic only.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 21, 2016 09:58 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: -On every north and south bound roads that are west of Ivan and north of Main. - Possibly on Woodbine if time allows.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 20, 2016 08:52 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Fair Acres North the area north of West Main west of North Henderson south of West Fremont and east of North Ivan/Franklin
 
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Jun 20, 2016 02:41 PM
Galesburg Police will be on patrol this Independence Day, making sure motorists are driving sober.
 
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Lakeside Nature Center 2nd Saturday of the month program - Bullfrogs and other Aquatic Animals. Saturday, July 9th, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Can you sound like a Bullfrog? "Jug-o-rum? "Jug-o-rum"?​
 
Lakeside_Splashzone_Fun_Zone
Beat the heat at Lakeside Water Park on Saturday, July 23, 2016 for the Caribbean Splash Bash. Water Park hours are 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. WMOI Sunny 97.7 Radio will be on-site from 11-:00am-4:00pm
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 17, 2016 09:10 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Jefferson Monroe Fair Acres North
 
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Jun 16, 2016 09:26 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: North Cedar North Academy Ferris to Hackberry
 
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Jun 15, 2016 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Starting on West Dayton and North Henderson North on Henderson to Carl Sandburg Drive East on Carl Sandburg Drive to North Broad North Broad to Main Street then if time allows, north on Cedar
 
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Enjoy your 4th of July at Lakeside Water Park! Admission hours are 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. There will be fun games from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Fee is $5.00 per person.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 14, 2016 09:03 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: West Carl Sandburg Drive from Inbinder Park to N. Henderson St. N. Henderson St. from W. Carl Sandburg Dr. to W. Main St.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Jun 10, 2016 03:23 PM
Once every month, the City of Galesburg Geographic Information System Division randomly selects addresses from the residential refuse database. If a​ recycling b​in is out with recyclables at the address, that resident​ wins​$25 in cash.
 
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Jun 07, 2016 03:30 PM
Galesburg, IL June 6, 2016 The City of Galesburg announced today that the results of two separate recent tests of the City’s water quality indicate that it meets applicable state and federal water quality standards.
 
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Jun 06, 2016 07:39 PM
Weather permitting, United Contractors Midwest will be closing Fifer Street between Seminary and Willard on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. for road construction. They plan to have the road closed for approximately 2 weeks. Fifer will be open to local traffic only.
 
Water_Tower_S_Henderson
Jun 03, 2016 02:19 PM
The City of Galesburg announced today its response to a story appearing in the Guardian, a UK-based newspaper, that included Galesburg in a list of 33 US cities it sampled that “violated EPA guidelines” for testing drinking water for lead in the last decade. The story falsely alleges that Galesburg was one of 21 cities that “instructed testers to pre-flush water pipes before testing for lead content against EPA guidance.”
 
logo_w_CoG
Jun 02, 2016 09:48 PM
The Galesburg/Knox County Emergency Management Agency (KCEMA) will be hosting a presentation prior to Monday night’s Galesburg City Council meeting at 5:30 in the Emergency Operations Center of the Galesburg Public Safety Building.
 
Superman_Dad
Celebrate Dad's Day at Lakeside Water Park on Sunday, June 19, 2016 from noon-7:00 p.m. Dad's will enjoy free admission when accompanied by their child. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Celebrate the men and women that serve our country on Flag Day. Lakeside Water Park will be open from noon-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Military members and their families pay $2.00 per person with a valid military I.D. Regular admission price is $5.00 per person.
 
LTS2
Registration for the July Session of Learn To Swim Lessons is Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Hawthorne Municipal Pool. Sign-up is on a first come, first served basis. Call the Parks and Recreation Department for further details.
 
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May 31, 2016 04:54 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police, and hundreds of local law enforcement agencies joined forces during the recent Click It or Ticket mobilization. The intensive campaign ran 24/7 from May 16-30, cracking down on seat belt law violators and impaired drivers in an effort to make Illinois roadways safer.
 
IMG_0106
May 27, 2016 08:17 PM
The Galesburg Police Department’s K9, Ajax, will receive a bullet and stab protective vest, thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.
 
Lakeside_Play_Feature
May 24, 2016 08:35 PM
Lakeside Splashzone Water Park is scheduled to open this Memorial Day weekend for the summer 2016 season. Opening day is Saturday, May 28th. Hours of admission are Monday-Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Sunday from Noon - 7:00 p.m., all summer long, weather and attendance permitting.
 
Emergency_Plan
Join the Galesburg Parks and Recreation staff on Saturday, June 11th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Lakeside Nature Center for the Emergency Preparedness Plan Program. Participants will make a fire starter and enjoy S'mores!
 
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May 20, 2016 02:06 PM
Weather permitting, United Contractors Midwest plans to close Lane Avenue from Seminary to Bateman Street beginning Monday, May 23, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. for road construction. They plan to have work complete by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2016. Lane Ave will be open to local traffic only.
 
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May 18, 2016 08:55 PM
The City of Galesburg will hold an auction at 9:30 a.m., local time, on Saturday, June 04, 2016 at 2110 Veterans Drive, Hawthorne Center, Galesburg, Illinois. The doors will be open at 9:00 a.m. for public viewing of items to be auctioned.
 
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May 18, 2016 06:25 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close the Farnham Street crossing between McMasters and Fifth Street beginning on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. for track repair. They plan to have work complete by Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
 
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May 18, 2016 04:56 PM
$4 million forgivable loan will enable Galesburg to expand its programs to assist residents in approximately one-third of Galesburg properties with lead service lines to reduce or eliminate water-borne lead risk
 
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May 18, 2016 04:36 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close the crossing on Cedar Street between First and Second Street on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. for track repair. They plan to have the work complete by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016.
 
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May 17, 2016 06:27 PM
The City of Galesburg will host an open house on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Galesburg Armory, located at 149 North Broad Street.
 
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May 13, 2016 02:49 PM
Construction on Pleasant Ave from Main to Water will begin on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. When this construction is completed (tentative date of Monday, May 23, 2016), Illinois Civil Contractors, Inc. plan to close Pleasant Avenue from Main to Water for reconstruction of the roadway. They plan to have this section of Pleasant Avenue closed for approximately four weeks.
 
american_flag
May 13, 2016 02:13 PM
Staging area changes to Memorial Day parade.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
May 13, 2016 01:52 PM
The Galesburg Police will join the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police, and hundreds of local law enforcement agencies across the state for the 2016 Click It or Ticket campaign that runs from May 16 - 30.
 
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May 12, 2016 08:04 PM
Beginning today, Thursday, May 12, 2016, the 2016 intermittent resurfacing project will be underway in Galesburg.
 
LTS1
Registration is ongoing for the Summer 2016 Water Safety Instruction Program, which will be held at Hawthorne Municipal Pool. Session I is June 6-24 and Session II is July 6-25. Call the Recreation Office at 345-3683 for more information.
 
LTS2
Registration for the June Session of Learn To Swim Classes will be held at Hawthorne Municipal Pool on Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis. Call the Parks and Recreation Department for further information.
 
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Stop by the Lakeside Recreation Facility to sign up for the Lakeside Swim Team! Registration fee is $78.00 per swimmer and includes a season pass to Lakeside Water Park. Lakeside Swim team is for youth ages 5 through graduating seniors. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
Water_Tower_S_Henderson
May 03, 2016 06:59 PM
The City of Galesburg, in cooperation with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), recently completed testing the first 30 samples of the 60 samples that are required to be tested in the spring of 2016.
 
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May 03, 2016 02:13 PM
The City of Galesburg today announced that Mayor John Pritchard and other city officials shared views with Cheri Bustos, Member of United States Congress representing the 17th District of Illinois, during a conference call held on Monday, May 2.
 
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May 02, 2016 08:56 PM
Weather permitting, United Contractors Midwest plans to close Dayton Street between Seminary Street and Bateman Street tomorrow, May 3, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. for Seminary Street road construction They plan to have work complete by Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Dayton will be open to local traffic only.
 
water_background
May 02, 2016 08:02 PM
The City of Galesburg today announced two programs for residents who own lead service lines that are connected to the Galesburg water supply.
 
Lifeguard2
Lifeguard Training Class: May 10-19, 2016. Fee is $188.00 per participant. Must be 15 years of age on or before the final scheduled session. Class will be held at Hawthorne Municipal Pool. Call 345-3683 for further details.
 
Standish_Park_Tulip_Tree
Apr 28, 2016 06:46 PM
The City of Galesburg and the Galesburg Tree Commission will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 29, 2016 by planting two trees in Standish Park Arboretum at 10:00 a.m.
 
water_background
Apr 27, 2016 05:53 PM
In response to recent recommendations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the City of Galesburg will provide free water testing for all Galesburg water customers with a lead service line. Additionally, the City will provide water filters to residents whose testing exceeds the EPA lead action level.
 
water_background
Apr 22, 2016 08:45 PM
The Galesburg City Council will hold a work session on Monday, April 25, 2016 to discuss water quality. The meeting will focus on lead and your drinking water, which can be picked up in the lead service lines connecting some of the older homes and buildings in Galesburg.
 
electricity
Apr 22, 2016 08:43 PM
Common questions regarding the energy aggregation program.
 
Water_Tower_S_Henderson
Apr 22, 2016 06:47 PM
The City of Galesburg has added a feature to the City's website that will allow residents to look up the type of material used for their water service line.
 
Water_Tower_S_Henderson
Apr 22, 2016 04:42 PM
The City of Galesburg is committed to providing residents with a safe and reliable supply of drinking water, and continuously monitors the quality of the water. In 2015, the City of Galesburg found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in some homes/building, and therefore exceeded the lead action level by a narrow margin. Lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children.
 
flood
Apr 21, 2016 06:06 PM
Flooding is the leading cause of severe weather-related deaths in the U.S.. GFD provides tips for reduce your risk to all types of floods.
 
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Apr 15, 2016 06:13 PM
Weather permitting, MSI plans to close South Street between Kellogg and Prairie Street beginning Monday, April 18, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. until Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
 
LTS1
Registration for the May Session of the Learn To Swim Program will be held at Hawthorne Municipal Pool on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. The dates of the May session are May 3-26, 2016. Call the Parks and Recreation Department Office at 345-3683 for further information.
 
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Registration is on-going for the summer session of the McDonald's Youth Tennis Program. Session dates are June 6-July 21, 2016. Program is for ages 4-18. Fee is $35.00 per participant. Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
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Apr 12, 2016 03:18 PM
BNSF is closing the tracks on south Chambers Street between Knox and First Street effective immediately today, April 12, 2016 until 5:00 p.m. for crossing work.
 
Nature_child
The "Spring Nature Craft" Program will be held on Saturday, May 14th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Lakeside Nature Center. Participants will enjoy the outdoors and making a nature gift. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
Touch_a_Truck_-_Zoom_In
Explore the vehicles before they speed away! The Touch a Truck event is at the Lake Storey Pavilion Parking Lot on Wednesday, May 4th from 10:00-11:30 a.m. This is a free event.
 
Seed_and_Dirt
Lakeside Nature Center, "What's Hiding in a Seed" Program will be held on Saturday, April 9th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Nature Center. Dress for the weather. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
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Register for Camp Wiggly Worms or Camp Adventure Seekers. Space is limited! Fee is $78.00 per child. Camp Coordinator is Cindy Barshinger. Call 345-3683 for more details.
 
Grass
Apr 01, 2016 02:58 PM
Galesburg residents are reminded to keep grass and weeds cut throughout the growing season to a height not to exceed 12 inches.
 
barricade
Mar 30, 2016 01:13 PM
The City of Galesburg Water Division will be closing Mulberry Street at the intersection of Chambers Street from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today, March 30, 2016 for water main repair. Eastbound traffic on Mulberry will be allowed through the intersection.
 
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Mar 29, 2016 09:13 PM
Weather permitting, Seminary Street from Fremont to Walsh will be reduced to 1 (one) lane for storm sewer replacement on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. They estimate the lane closures to be from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
Boundary_Map_3.11.16
Mar 24, 2016 03:04 PM
The City of Galesburg and the Galesburg Downtown Council are seeking community members who have an interest in downtown public improvements.
 
barricade
Mar 22, 2016 09:00 PM
Weather permitting, United Contractors Midwest plans to close Fifer Street from Seminary to Willard from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 for storm sewer installation.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Mar 22, 2016 01:35 PM
The Galesburg Police Department issued nine citations, of which three were for no seat belt during the St. Patrick’s Day enforcement campaign.
 
trash_can_w_info
Mar 22, 2016 01:05 PM
Spring Clean-up Days in Galesburg will be held April 11-15, 2016.
 
barricade
Mar 21, 2016 08:31 PM
Effective immediately, United Contractors Midwest have closed Dayton Street from Seminary to Willard for storm sewer repair. The work is expected to be complete by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.​
 
IMG_3531
Mar 21, 2016 03:23 PM
In observance of Good Friday, City Hall will be closed on Friday, March 25, 2016.
 
chambers
Mar 21, 2016 03:16 PM
The City of Galesburg recently established an administrative adjudication system to address City ordinance violations in an efficient and cost effective manner.
 
Lifeguard2
Spring Session Lifeguard Training Class will be at Hawthorne Municipal Pool beginning on March 25, 2016. Contact the Recreation Division for more information at 345-3683.
 
Easter_Egg_Hunt1
The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. on the grounds at Lakeside Recreation Facility. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
mulch_mountain
Mar 14, 2016 07:51 PM
The city's facility for disposing of oversize brush and limbs will open for the season on Friday, March 25, 2016 enabling Galesburg residents who have a residential refuse account to dispose of large quantities of brush or large sized limbs.
 
E_Linwood_2011_(30)
Mar 14, 2016 06:00 PM
Spring clean up in Linwood and East Linwood Cemeteries will commence on March 28, 2016 and continue through April 1, 2016. Please pick up any decorations you wish to save before that time.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Mar 14, 2016 05:11 PM
The Galesburg Police Department announced it will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day to crack down on drunk drivers.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Mar 11, 2016 05:36 PM
Each month the City of Galesburg recognizes and appreciates residents for their efforts to keep the community green through recycling.
 
barricade
Mar 04, 2016 07:45 PM
Beginning Monday, March 7, 2016, Gunther Construction will begin the Seminary Street Overlay project from Fremont Street to Walsh Avenue. It is anticipated storm sewer improvements will begin on Monday, March 14, 2016 and lanes will have isolated sections closed while this work is being done. Beginning on Monday, April 4, 2016 it is expected that the contractor will close the northbound lane of North Seminary from Fremont to Walsh for storm sewer installation.
 
barricade
Feb 29, 2016 03:41 PM
Weather permitting, Roto Rooter plans to close S Pearl Street at Mulberry Street on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. for sewer repair. They anticipate work to be complete by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016. Pearl Street will be open to local traffic, accessible from South Street only.
 
Firefighter
Feb 25, 2016 07:48 PM
Electrical fire safety tips from the Galesburg Fire Department.
 
yard_waste_bags
Feb 24, 2016 07:45 PM
Weekly yard waste collection resumes March 1st. Yard waste consists of leaves, grass, shrub clippings, garden waste, brush and woody material.
 
Girls_Softball_Player
Enjoy your summer playing girls' softball with the City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department. Sign-up to play Galesburg Girls' Junior Silver Streaks ASA Fast Pitch Softball. Call 345-3683 for more details.
 
ASA
Feb 18, 2016 08:58 PM
The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the ASA annual meeting for umpires on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at Lakeside Recreation Facility, 1033 S. Lake Storey Road, in Galesburg, IL. Any individuals interested in officiating should attend this meeting.
 
tornado_(Small)
Feb 18, 2016 05:21 PM
The Knox County Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Lincoln, Illinois will host a free spotter training class on Thursday, March 3, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at Knox College, Umbeck Science and Math Center, 304 S. West Street in Galesburg.
 
award2
Feb 18, 2016 03:42 PM
The City of Galesburg, in cooperation with the Galesburg Youth Commission, is currently accepting nominations for the Annual Adult Service to Youth Award to recognize Galesburg adult residents who give extra-effort in serving the youth of Galesburg, through volunteering their time and/or assistance.
 
Enterprise_Zone_boundaries1_(1)
Feb 17, 2016 09:28 PM
The Illinois Enterprise Zone Program is designed to stimulate economic growth and revitalization through state and local tax incentives, regulatory relief and improved governmental services. Enterprise zone incentives are a valuable tool used to encourage both new construction and renovations within a geographically defined area.
 
Vball_Girls1
The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registration for the Girls' G-Force Volleyball League. The registration deadline is Monday, February 22, 2016. Fee is $25.00 per participant.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Feb 08, 2016 03:55 PM
Each month the City of Galesburg recognizes and appreciates residents for their efforts to keep the community green through recycling.
 
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Firefighter Connour
Feb 05, 2016 08:23 PM
Galesburg Fire Department added two new members to the Illinois Fire Fighter Honor Guard.
 
barricade
Feb 05, 2016 04:40 PM
Effective immediately today, February 5, 2016, Century Link will be closing E. Dayton Street between N. Seminary Street and N. Kellogg Street for cable repair. They hope to have work complete by 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2016.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Feb 01, 2016 05:09 PM
The Galesburg Police announced today the department will conduct special patrols this Super Bowl weekend, looking for and cracking down on alcohol and drug-impaired drivers.
 
Future_site_of_Gateway_to_Downtown_Galesburg
Jan 15, 2016 03:32 PM
The East Main Street Underpass project was scheduled to be bid by IDOT on Friday January 15, 2016 but has now been moved back to March 4, 2016. BNSF and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are finalizing the construction and maintenance agreement for the project, which is required to be in place prior to opening bids for the project. All funding required for the project is in place and has been approved. Construction is expected to start in May 2016 and be completed in June 2018.
 
IT_Resources
Jan 14, 2016 09:38 PM
A plethora of information and resources are available to the public on the City of Galesburg website. On January 28th, City staff will hold a public presentation highlighting how citizens can easily access this information through the City website.
 
IMG_3531
Jan 12, 2016 04:56 PM
City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Handivan, bus, and solid waste pick-up will be in service as normally scheduled.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Jan 11, 2016 03:55 PM
Each month the City of Galesburg recognizes and appreciates residents for their efforts to keep the community green through recycling.
 
Squirrel
Lakeside Nature Center Scampering Squirrels Program, Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Lakeside Nature Center. Call 309/345-3683 for further details.
 
Learn_to_Swim_a
Learn To Swim Registration for the February Session will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016, from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Hawthorne Municipal Pool. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
firelogored
Jan 08, 2016 11:05 PM
Emergency response personnel were called this morning at 9:19 for a structure fire at Lombard and Skinner Streets (872 Lombard St). Galesburg Firefighters from the Brooks Street Station arrived to find smoke pouring from the roofline and 2nd level of the 1 1/2 story single family dwelling.
 
icy-branches
Jan 08, 2016 11:00 PM
Crews expect to be completed with the debris clean up by Tuesday, January 12, 2016. If you still have limbs and you are not in the remaining area for pick up, Waste Management will be picking up yard waste January 11th through January 15th, on residents' regular solid waste collection day.
 
firelogored
Jan 05, 2016 09:52 PM
Tips from the Galesburg Fire Department on safely heating your home.
 
icy-branches
Dec 29, 2015 06:38 PM
The winter storm on December 28th left many downed limbs in the City of Galesburg. Beginning Monday, January 4th, City crews will pick up tree limbs from the storm at the curb.
 
2015-12-29_12_32_13-First_United_Methodist_Church_-_Google_Maps
Dec 29, 2015 06:25 PM
The Red Cross has opened a warming shelter at the First United Methodist Church, 120 North Kellogg Street (corner of Kellogg and Ferris Streets).
 
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Dec 23, 2015 04:44 PM
Public access channel 7 was recently updated through a cooperative partnership between the City of Galesburg, Galesburg Downtown Council, the Chamber of Commerce, Galesburg Business Association, and the Visitors Center.
 
Animal_Tracks
Lakeside Nature Center Snow Tracks Program will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Dress for cold weather. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
IMG_3531
Dec 21, 2015 03:52 PM
Due to the Christmas and New Year holidays, the following services have adjusted schedules.
 
barricade
Dec 18, 2015 05:48 PM
Weather permitting, Backhoe Joe will be closing Madison Street for sewer repair beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 21, 2015. They plan to have work complete by 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2015.
 
LTS2
January Learn To Swim Registration is Tuesday, December 29, 2015 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Hawthorne Municipal Pool. Call 309/345-3683 for further details.
 
award2
Dec 16, 2015 10:42 PM
The Galesburg Youth Commission is now accepting applications for the City of Galesburg Youth Extra Effort Award.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Dec 16, 2015 10:18 PM
The holiday season is upon us and if you’re celebrating with a drink, the Galesburg Police Department has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.
 
swimmer
Sign-up for the Competitive Swim Clinic before spaces are filled. Clinic date is Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Hawthorne Municipal Pool from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Fee is $20.00 per participant. Call 309/345-3683 for further information.
 
christmas_tree_branch
Dec 10, 2015 02:40 PM
Tips to keep your holidays festive this season.
 
Osborn_Gloria
Dec 09, 2015 10:28 PM
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Galesburg by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the City’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
 
logo_w_CoG
Dec 09, 2015 06:17 PM
Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Larry Cox, Director of Parks and Recreation, and Roy Parkin, Director of Community Development, on Friday, December 18, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Erickson Conference Room at City Hall, 55 West Tomkins Street.
 
barricade
Dec 09, 2015 03:09 PM
BNSF will be closing the railroad crossing on Mulberry Street beginning at 11:00 a.m. today, Wednesday, December 9, 2015 for rail repair. Mulberry will remained closed until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2015.
 
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Dec 08, 2015 09:11 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close the tracks on Academy Street just north of Main Street beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 for rail repair. They plan to have the work completed by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2015.
 
Ballroom_Pic-Great
Ballroom Dance Winter Session dates are January 10 - February 21, 2016. Classes are held at Hawthorne Gymnasium on Sundays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Fee is $48.00 per couple. Call 309/345-3683 for further information.
 
tennis6
McDonald's Youth Tennis - Winter Session: January 4-February 11, 2016. Session Fee is $35.00 per participant, payable to City of Galesburg. Each session meets for six weeks/one class per week. Call 309/345-3683 for further details.
 
Lifeguard2
Sign up for the Winter Break Lifeguard Training Class before spaces are filled. Dates are December 17-21, 2015. Fee is $188.00 per per person. Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 345-3683 for further information.
 
barricade
Dec 03, 2015 02:43 PM
Weather permitting, Roadsafe Systems, on behalf on BNSF, plans to close Lincoln Street at the railroad crossing beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 for rail repair. They plan to have the repair completed by 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2015.
 
Nov 30, 2015 05:19 PM
The 2015 assessment notices will be mailed and published in The Register-Mail Monday, December 7, 2015. The deadline for a taxpayer to file a complaint to the Knox County Board of Review is January 11, 2016. The completed complaint form must be filed in one of the Assessor's offices no later than 4:00 p.m. If a taxpayer would like to file an appeal, he/she can get the appeal form and complaint procedures from the document section of the website or the Assessor's office.
 
Pickleball
Holiday Session of Pickleball: November 30-December 30, 2015. Fee is $20.00 per person (10 Punch Card). Drop-In Fee is $5.00 per person. Call 345-3683 for more details.
 
split_tree
Nov 24, 2015 08:08 PM
Due to the recent snow storm, the City of Galesburg’s oversized brush and limb drop off site, located at 636 Pickard Road, will be open one weekend longer than scheduled to aid residents in their clean-up efforts. The facility will be open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28.
 
Animal_Tracks
Join in the fun with the staff at Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Dress for the weather to go outside and play! Call 309/345-3683 for more details.
 
softball_field
Celebrate the dedication of Lake Storey Diamond #1 as Ron Carr Field on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at the Lake Storey Pavilion. Call 345-3683 for further information.
 
barricade
Nov 23, 2015 09:40 PM
Roese Construction plans to close the southbound lane of Kellogg Street from Main Street to Simmons Street from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 for the installation of fiber optic cables on behalf of CenturyLink.
 
barricade
Nov 23, 2015 08:54 PM
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 23, 2015, Roese Contractors will be closing the alley behind 248 East Main Street for fiber optic cable installation for CenturyLink. The work is anticipated to be completed at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24, 2015.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Nov 21, 2015 03:01 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Nov 20, 2015 10:44 PM
Citizens are reminded that an automatic parking prohibition will take effect on all city streets if snow accumulation reaches two inches. Cars parked on city streets at that time will be subject to ticketing and towing. The parking prohibition will remain in effect on all city streets until the street has been completely plowed. (The Central Business District is not included in this parking prohibition except for the NW corner of the public square).
 
horn_of_plenty_thanksgiving
Nov 20, 2015 11:12 AM
City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. Handivan, bus, and solid waste pick-up will not be in service on Thursday, November 26. Services will resume on Friday, November 27, with the remainder of the week being one day behind.
 
Pieper_Award
Nov 19, 2015 12:49 PM
Officer Phil Pieper was recognized at Monday evening’s Galesburg City Council meeting for his outstanding commitment to traffic safety, as the recipient of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Award.
 
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Nov 18, 2015 05:46 PM
The City of Galesburg is pleased to announce that Anthony “Tony” Oligney-Estill has been hired to serve as the Director of Parks and Recreation, effective December 7, 2015.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Nov 16, 2015 09:15 PM
The Galesburg Police are joining in this national effort along with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police (ISP), and local law enforcement agencies across the state to save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt and impaired driving laws.
 
barricade
Nov 16, 2015 04:56 PM
Weather permitting, Roese Construction will be closing the westbound lane on the north side of East Main Street between Cherry and Prairie on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the installation of fiber optic cables. In addition, they will also be closing the southbound lane on the west side of North Cherry Street from Main to Ferris on Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
barricade
Nov 12, 2015 05:28 PM
Beginning the afternoon of Thursday, November 12, 2015, MSI will be closing North Prairie Street at Losey for Sanitary Sewer repair. They hope to have the work completed by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 13, 2015. If the work is not completed by Friday evening, they will install a steel plate and open one lane for the weekend. Updates will be provided as additional information is received.
 
Galesburg_Station
Nov 09, 2015 04:29 PM
On Thursday, November 19th, the City of Galesburg will welcome the public to an open house and brief dedication of the expanded/renovated Amtrak station and new Transit Maintenance Facility.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Nov 09, 2015 03:55 PM
Each month the City of Galesburg recognizes and appreciates residents for their efforts to keep the community green through recycling.
 
Veterans_Day
Nov 05, 2015 04:50 PM
City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veterans Day.
 
ILCC_Logo3
Nov 03, 2015 09:40 PM
The City of Galesburg has been chosen by the Illinois Liquor Control Commission to receive a grant in the amount of $5,060 to establish a comprehensive educational and enforcement program addressing minimum-age tobacco laws.
 
barricade
Nov 03, 2015 04:21 PM
CenturyLink will be closing the right-hand westbound lane of Main Street between Kellogg and Prairie on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 and between Prairie and Cherry on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 for the installation of fiber optic cables. The lane closure will only be in effect during day-time hours, with the lane re-opening in the evening hours.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Nov 02, 2015 10:23 PM
Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this effort to save lives by getting impaired drivers off our roads and more people buckled up during the Halloween weekend.
 
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Oct 27, 2015 01:40 PM
UPDATED: Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 19, 2015, BNSF will close the railroad crossing at Third Street/S. Academy Street in order to repair the crossing surface. Weather permitting the crossing will re-open at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2015. A detour will be signed.
 
barricade
Oct 26, 2015 08:32 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that County Highway 10 in Galesburg will be closed at the railroad crossing near US 150 from 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2 until 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Oct 26, 2015 06:02 PM
This Halloween, the Galesburg Police Department is cracking down on impaired drivers with an aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort, and is giving a fair warning to all partygoers: keep the party off the road.
 
jackolantern
Oct 23, 2015 07:44 PM
Tips to make Halloween and trick-or-treating safe for your little monsters.
 
Runner
40th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at Lake Storey Pavilion. Call 309/345-3683 for further details.
 
barricade
Oct 20, 2015 02:04 PM
Railway Pictures will be closing South Kellogg Street between Main and Simmons from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, October 26, 2015 for scene shooting in front of the Orpheum.
 
Daddy_Daughter_b
Daddy Daughter Candyland Ball, Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Lake Storey Pavilion. Fee is $50.00 per couple. Call 309/345-3683 for more details.
 
MichAve1
Enjoy a fun filled day in Chicago on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Fee is $58.00 per person and includes deluxe motorcoach transportation. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Oct 12, 2015 02:55 PM
Each month the City of Galesburg recognizes and appreciates residents for their efforts to keep the community green through recycling.
 
barricade
Oct 12, 2015 02:48 PM
Gunther Construction will be switching over to the second phase of Parking Lot D work at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 12, 2015.
 
geocaching
Bring the family to Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, November 14, 2015 for a fun-filled morning of geocaching, map reading and more. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
Lake Storey Fall Draw Down
Oct 08, 2015 07:27 PM
The City of Galesburg Park Division will host the eleventh annual Lake Storey fall clean-up day on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Volunteers are being asked to help clean up the shoreline.
 
Attorney_Picture
Oct 07, 2015 06:48 PM
The City of Galesburg is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bradley A. Nolden to the position of Corporation Counsel/City Attorney, effective November 2, 2015.
 
Pickleball
Fall Session of Pickleball is October 5-November 25, 2015. Fee is $20.00 per person for a 10-Punch Card. This sport is fun for all ages. Call 309/345-3683 for more details.
 
parking_lot
Oct 06, 2015 08:49 PM
The City of Galesburg will conduct a public meeting regarding on-street and off-street parking in the downtown Galesburg Business District.
 
Zumba_Step
Take a STEP toward fitness with the Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department this fall and winter. Sign up for Zumba Step. Fee is $75 for October-December Session. Call 345-3683 for more details.​
 
Cooking_Class1
Join the City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department and Hy-Vee on Main Street for a lively night of prepping four meals to take with you at the end of the evening. Call 345-3683 for more details.​
 
trick_or_treat
Oct 06, 2015 02:40 PM
Trick or Treat night in Galesburg will be Saturday, October 31st from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
 
barricade
Oct 05, 2015 08:05 PM
Neil Thomas Plumbing & Heating plans to close the southbound land of North Farnham Street between Losey and Summit for sanitary sewer repair beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. The street is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The northbound land will remain open.
 
Tennis_Balls
Registration Form for McDonald's Youth Tennis Program for Fall/Winter and Spring Sessions, 2015-2016. $35.00 per participant, per session.
 
Johnson,Antonio_MR
A warrant has been issued for Antonio M.R. Johnson DOB 06/02/1991 (24 years of age). He is described as a male/black, 6'1", and 210 pounds. Johnson is wanted on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm in connection with an incident that occurred on September 27, 2015.
 
barricade
Sep 28, 2015 01:44 PM
The City of Galesburg Sanitary District will be closing Cedar Street from Mary to Osage beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 28, 2015 for sanitary sewer repair. The street is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2015. The street will be open to local traffic only.​
 
LTS2
Learn To Swim October Registration is Thursday, October 1, 2015, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Hawthorne Municipal Pool. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
Columbus-Day
Enjoy a day of fun at Hawthorne Municipal Pool on Monday, October 12, 2015 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Fee is $2.00 per person. Call 345-3683 for further information.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Each month the City of Galesburg recognizes and appreciates residents for their efforts to keep the community green through recycling.
 
Baskeball_Player_-_Girl
Attention basketball players! Registration for the Girls' Junior Streaks 2015-2016 season will be on October 6th, 2015.
 
volleyball_players
Adult Volleyball League registration deadline - October 19, 2015.
 
Baskeball_Player_-_Boy.jpg
Attention basketball players! Boys' Junior Streaks Basketball Registration on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Lakeside Recreation Facility from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
 
pumpkins
Fall Fun with Pumpkins and Nature Program on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Lakeside Nature Center. 9:00-11:00 a.m. Call 345-3683 for more details.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
From August 24-September 7, the Galesburg Police participated in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving enforcement campaign, showing zero tolerance for impaired driving and arresting offenders for driving while impaired.
 
PolicePatch
Thursday, September 10, 2015, at 3:04 p.m. Galesburg Police, Galesburg Fire Department and Galesburg Hospital Ambulance Service Paramedics were dispatched to 164 Dietrich Avenue on a report of a shooting.
 
Hawthorne_Pool
The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department indoor pool, Hawthorne Municipal Pool, will begin fall hours on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.
 
Pool_Closure_Sign
Hawthorne Municipal Pool is closed August 31-September 7, 2015 for maintenance.
 
barricade
Sep 04, 2015 03:53 PM
Weather permitting, the City of Galesburg plans to close Cedar Street from Losey to Laurel Avenue beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 for sanitary sewer repair. The street is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11, 2015. The street will be open to local traffic only.
 
mulch-volcano4_(2)
There are many benefits of placing mulch around trees, but the improper use of mulch and landscape beds around trees can cause harm to trees.
 
Yoga2
Enjoy Yoga in the Park this fall Saturday mornings from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Bring a friend and a mat and enjoy a beautiful fall morning.
 
grandparents-day
Share a special experience on Sunday, September 13, 2015 with an Adult/Child Canvas Painting Event. Fee is $30.00 per couple. Must pre-register with Art Defined at www.artdefined.net.
 
Ballroom_Dancers
Learn the East Coast Swing and the Foxtrot with the Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department. Class starts on Sunday, October 4, 2015. Cost is $48.00 per couple.
 
barricade
Sep 01, 2015 02:39 PM
The City of Galesburg has closed the tracks at Mulberry and Chambers Street beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 until further notice for a water main break repair. Mulberry Street will be closed westbound at Cottage Avenue and Chambers will be closed southbound just past the Discovery Depot entrance.
 
IMG_3531
City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day.
 
website_article
A warrant has been issued for Robert C. Binder DOB 07/19/1990 and any information that would aid in the apprehension of the subject should be forwarded to the Galesburg Police Department.
 
barricade
Aug 26, 2015 04:19 PM
Hall's Plumbing plans to close Baird Avenue between Indiana and Ohio on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. for sewer repair. The street is anticipated to remain closed until Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. The street will be open to local traffic only.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
As summer winds down, The Galesburg Police are ramping up traffic enforcement efforts as part of the national crackdown on drunk driving.
 
barricade
Aug 24, 2015 03:24 PM
Effective at 11:30 a.m. Monday, August 24th, 2015 the City of Galesburg Water Department will be closing Losey Street between Harrison and Rio to repair a broken water main located in the underpass. The underpass is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015.
 
barricade
Galesburg Sanitary district will be closing Locust Street at Brooks Street beginning Monday, August 24, 2015 for sewer repair. The street is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. The road will remain open to local traffic.
 
trash_can_w_info
Fall Clean Up Days in Galesburg will be held September 14 - 18, 2015. During this time, most things can be placed at the curb on your regular refuse pick up day by 6 a.m. and picked up without extra charge.​
 
barricade
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that I-74 ramp closures at US 34 near Galesburg will take place on August 25 and 26, 2015.
 
Aqua_Zumba_Logo
Party in the pool with Aqua Zumba. Fall Session is September 8-December 30, 2015. $90.00 per participant. Call 345-3683 for more details.
 
barricade
The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that motorists will encounter full stoppages of traffic on I-74 at MM 40, six miles north of Galesburg on August 19 and 21, 2015.
 
PolicePatch
Galesburg Police and Ameren Illinois would like to alert residents to a telephone scam operating in the area.
 
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The hiking and biking trail bridge over the spillway at Lake Storey was recently dedicated the Lyman Jensen Memorial Bridge.
 
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Lakeside Splashzone Water Park and Lake Storey Beach are closed when District #205 schools are in session. The facilities will remain open on weekends only and on Labor Day.
 
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Aug 07, 2015 09:02 PM
On Tuesday August 11, 2015 at 4:15 PM a ceremony will be held dedicating the hiking and biking trail bridge over the spillway at Lake Storey the Lyman Jensen Memorial Bridge.
 
PolicePatch
Aug 07, 2015 08:37 PM
On Friday August 7, 2015 at 11:02 a.m. emergency response personnel responded to a report of a person down behind an apartment building at 1045 North Henderson Street.
 
tornado_(Small)
Jul 28, 2015 07:44 PM
Outdoor warning sirens are designed to alert citizens and visitors who are outdoors of an imminent hazard and prompt them to go indoors and seek further information.
 
Cardboard_Boat_Regatta.1
The "Great Cardboard Boat Regatta" will be held at Lake Storey Beach on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
 
Monarch_Butterfly
1st Annual - Monarch Migration Festival Event on September 19 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Lakeside Nature Center.
 
ASA
Registration for Fall Slow Pitch Adult Softball Leagues is underway. Games will be played on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Call 309/345-3683 for more information.
 
IMG_3766
Bring your bug catchers and learn interesting facts about butterflies and bees.
 
Learn_to_Swim
Enroll in the City of Galesburg Parks & Recreation Department Swim Lessons.
 
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Join our Naturalist as we search for incredible insects in the prairie garden and on the nature trail on Saturday, August 8th from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
 
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Lakeside will be open to Junior High youth only for a special Back to School Splash Bash on Thursday, August 6th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
 
balloon
The Great Balloon Race will be held this weekend at Lake Storey Park, with events scheduled for Friday through Sunday.
 
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Jul 20, 2015 09:20 PM
Columbus Street is closed for repairs from Main Street to Ferris Street. It will reopen on July 22, 2015 at 5 p.m.
 
lakestoreypavilion
The Lake Storey Beach is temporarily closed due to water quality concerns due to flooding. The water slide and boat rentals remain open as usual.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Each month the City of Galesburg recognizes and appreciates residents for their efforts to keep the community green through recycling.
 
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BNSF will be closing the North Street underpass west of Lincoln Street beginning Monday, July 13, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. for maintenance repairs. The underpass is anticipated to remain closed until 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
 
Lakeside_Play_Feature
Saturday, July 18th will be Caribbean Fun in the Sun Day at Lakeside Waterpark!
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
The Galesburg Police issued 26 citations during the recent Independence Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown on drunk drivers and seat belt law violators.
 
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Summertime Treats Program for children in 2nd-5th grade. Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 11:00 a.m.-noon. Learn how to make cool and refreshing "kid friendly" snacks!
 
Burning_Log
"Be a Wilderness Ranger" Program at Lakeside Nature Center on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
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Jul 06, 2015 04:52 PM
Galesburg was ranked among the best small cities in America in an article recently published by NerdWallet.
 
Standish_Park_Tulip_Tree
A video from the National Recreation and Park Association showcasing the benefits of parks.
 
fireworks
Fourth of July events from the City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department.
 
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City Hall will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.
 
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Galesburg Sanitary district will be closing Mathews Street between Chambers and Sumner beginning Monday, June 22, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. for sewer repair. The street is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Update: Due to the weather, Mathews Street will remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015.
 
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Jun 23, 2015 04:52 PM
BNSF will be closing the railroad crossing on South Cedar Street between First and Second beginning at 12:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 for crossing repair. The crossing is anticipated to remain closed until 7:00 p.m. this evening.
 
Aquatics_Special_Events_d
Learn To Swim Registration for the month of July.
 
Galesburg_Station
Join us to celebrate Amtrak Train Days at the 38th annual Galesburg Railroad Days Festival recognizing the railroad industry as an integral part of Galesburg’s growth.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
The Galesburg Police announced today plans to step up Independence Day traffic enforcement, focusing on both drunk and unbuckled drivers.
 
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The Street Department plans to close the 500 block of Benard Street from Maple to Jefferson beginning Monday, June 22, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. for street repair. The street will be closed until further notice. Local traffic will have access to Benard through Jefferson Street only.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 19, 2015 03:48 AM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Around NAEIR and the former Maytag property South Linwood from West Main to Lacon Swing Mobile Estates
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 16, 2015 08:16 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Streets west of South Academy including West Brooks, West Knox, West 1st, West 2nd, West 3rd, West 4th., West 5th and Accomodation Street.
 
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Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary plans to close the intersection of Chambers Street and Mathews Street beginning Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. for sanitary sewer repair. The intersection is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2015.
 
Cowboy_Boots
Join in the fun at Lakeside Water Park on Wednesday, June 24 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with FM 95 The Country Station.
 
Fathers_Day
Celebrate "Dad" with free admission for fathers to Lakeside Water Park on Sunday, June 21, 2015.
 
D.A.R.E.
D.A.R.E. graduates receive free admission to Lakeside Water Park on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 15, 2015 08:19 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: South Cedar, South West, South Academy and Liberty Streets.​
 
Yoga_in_the_Park-Roxie_and_Michelle_2014,_cropped
The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department is hosting Yoga in the Park on Saturdays during the summer, June 14 – August 29, from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 12, 2015 01:54 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Starting on West Main down: South Broad Street, South Cedar Street, South West Street West 6th Street South Academy Street
 
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Jun 10, 2015 06:30 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Streets to inlcude, but not limited to South Broad, South Cedar, South West and South Academy Streets.
 
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Jun 09, 2015 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: All streets south of 1600 to 2400 E. Knox Street South Soangetaha Road Out Grand Avenue to annexed areas
 
militaryday
Celebrate members of the Armed Forces and their families at Lakeside Water Park On Sunday, June 14, 2015.​
 
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Weather permitting, the City of Galesburg Street Department plans to close Log City Trail for road work on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 08, 2015 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: East of BNSF main line; south of Knox; west of Pearl and if time permits: East of Farnham; south of main; north of Knox
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 05, 2015 10:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: South of Knox; West of Lombard; east of BNSF main line.​
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Jun 05, 2015 09:46 PM
Recycle Winners
 
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Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary plans to close Sumner Street from Main to Mathews beginning Monday, June 8, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. for sanitary sewer repair. The street is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10,2015. Sumner will be accessible to local traffic only.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 05, 2015 01:31 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: East of Seminary on Mulberry, South, Brooks, Knox and Berrien.​
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 03, 2015 09:55 PM
Crews will be testing in the following area: Starting at the square on Main Street, going East on Main Street.
 
wormimage
Learn how to compost at Lakeside Nature Center June 13, 2015.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 03, 2015 12:55 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Soangetaha
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 01, 2015 08:50 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Bounded by East North Street, Lincoln Street and North Farnham Street. Additional streets to include Nelson Avenue, St. Andrews, plus side streets.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 29, 2015 01:24 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Birdland including North Farnham Street.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 29, 2015 01:21 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Starting at East Losey and Harrison - proceeding north on Harrison. Streets north of East Fremont from Rock Island to Russell. All streets branching off of Harrison to the east.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 27, 2015 08:47 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Veterans Drive, finishing up the rest of the Hawthorne Centre, East Carl Sandburg Drive starting at the 400 block, Volunteer Drive and Knox Square Drive. Hydrants will also be tested along Harrison Street.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 22, 2015 09:44 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: Starting at Beecher and East Losey - going north on Beecher to Walsh. Then north/south streets to the east of Beecher to include: Florence, Brown, Morton​
 
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May 22, 2015 08:12 PM
Ramp and lane restrictions are scheduled to take place between Tuesday, May 26 and Friday, June 5 at exit 46A and westbound US 34 from I-74 to the Farnham Street overpass.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 21, 2015 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: North Seminary north of East Carl Sandburg Drive, St. Mary's Hospital, North Chambers, North Pearl, Bateman, Willard and Beecher
 
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May 20, 2015 09:00 PM
Crews will be testing in the following areas: North Kellogg, North Seminary including Park Avenue and Park Drive, Costa, Duffey, Montague and St. Mary's Hospital.
 
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May 20, 2015 07:04 PM
Motorists will encounter intermittent 20 minute closures of I-74 six miles north of Galesburg (MM 40) in Knox County on Wednesday, May 27th between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
 
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May 19, 2015 08:12 PM
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 25th. There will be no handivan, city bus or solid waste pick-up service on the holiday. Waste Management will run all daily routes one day late with Friday's route running on Saturday.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 18, 2015 09:26 PM
Crews will be testing S, W, N Lake Storey Roads; North CherryStreet, Prairie Street and Kellogg Street areas
 
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May 15, 2015 09:31 PM
Crews will be testing Lincolnshire and South Lake Storey areas
 
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May 14, 2015 08:44 PM
Crews will be testing all streets within the boundary defined by West Fremont, West Carl Sandburg Drive and North Henderson Street.
 
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May 14, 2015 02:49 AM
Crews will start on Franklin Avenue - all streets to the west of Franklin between West Fremont and West Main.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 12, 2015 10:02 PM
Crews will be testing Home Blvd area; west of N. Henderson, north of W. Main, south of Fremont
 
hydrant_flushing
May 11, 2015 07:41 PM
Crews will be testing all of Fair Acres to include parts of North Academy, North Maple Avenue, Jefferson Street and Monroe.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
May 11, 2015 03:36 PM
The Galesburg Police Department joins Illinois Click It or Ticket Campaign - to save lives
 
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May 11, 2015 02:07 PM
Motorists will encounter intermittent 20 minute closures of I-74 six miles north of Galesburg (MM 40) in Knox County on May 13th and 14th.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 08, 2015 09:28 PM
Crews will be testing North West, North Academy, Clark Street, and Maple Avenue
 
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May 07, 2015 08:59 PM
Crews will be testing North Broad Street, from Mary Street proceeding south to the Public Square; and north/south streets to the west of North Broad, starting with North Cedar.
 
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May 06, 2015 09:54 PM
Crews will be testing North Henderson Street, from Main to Sandburg Drive, both sides
 
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May 05, 2015 08:55 PM
Crews will be testing at North Linwood from West Losey Street to West Fremont; West Carl Sandburg Drive from West Fremont Street to North Henderson Street; North Henderson Street from West Carl Sandburg Drive to West Losey Street
 
Learn_to_Swim
Summer sessions are June 8 – 26 (registration deadline of May 22) and July 6 – 24 (Registration deadline of June 26).
 
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May 04, 2015 01:44 PM
Sanitary District will be closing Mary Street from Kellogg to Prairie Street starting Monday, May 4, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. until Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. for sewer repairs. They plan to have one lane open for night time traffic.
 
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Apr 29, 2015 07:57 PM
Guither Tree Service plans to close Dayton St between N Academy St and Clark St Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Ash tree removal. The street will be accessible to local through traffic only.
 
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Apr 24, 2015 04:25 PM
One lane of westbound East Main Street will be closed April 27th – 29th. Two way traffic will still be maintained.
 
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Apr 24, 2015 03:42 PM
Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close Garfield Ave from Main to North beginning Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. for sewer repair. The street is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2015. The street will be accessible to local through traffic only. Update: Sewer repair is complete and Garfield Ave is open as of 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30th, 2015.​
 
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Galesburg Touch A Truck Event. May 6, 2015 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at Lake Storey Pavilion Parking Lot. This is a free event open to the general public. There will be a wide variety of vehicles available for children to explore. Call 345-3683 for more information.
 
Fire_-_new_FF_graduation
Apr 23, 2015 04:16 PM
The City of Galesburg’s newest firefighters recently graduated from the Illinois Fire Service Institute at the University of Illinois in Champaign.
 
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Apr 14, 2015 08:35 PM
The City of Galesburg and the Galesburg Tree Commission will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 24, 2015 by planting a Crimson King Maple tree at 11:00 a.m. on the campus of Galesburg High School (GHS).
 
2016 Primary Election results
2014 Primary Election Results - unofficial
Apr 07, 2015 07:30 PM
Galesburg 2015 Consolidated Election Results - official
 
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Apr 06, 2015 09:10 PM
Weather permitting, BNSF plans to close the crossings on South Seminary and South Chambers Street located between East Knox and East First Street beginning Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. in order to repair the crossings. The crossings are anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2015.
 
Grass
Maintaining a lawn by mowing and trimming is basic property maintenance but continues to be the most common nuisance violation in Galesburg.
 
Standish_Park_Tulip_Tree
Mar 31, 2015 02:34 PM
Galesburg, IL was named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.
 
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City Hall
Mar 27, 2015 01:12 PM
City Hall closed on 04/03/2014
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Mar 27, 2015 04:50 AM
Results are in from the St. Patrick's Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown on drunk drivers.​
 
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Mar 26, 2015 03:26 PM
Weather permitting, Sanitary District plans to close the intersection of North Street and Garfield Ave for sewer repair starting Monday March 30, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. until Thursday April 2, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. The streets will be closed off completely at this intersection. Update: The intersection of North Street and Garfield Ave are now open to one lane each. The new completion date is Wednesday April 1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
 
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Mar 25, 2015 07:05 PM
Spring Clean Up Days in Galesburg will be held April 13-17, 2015. During this time, most things can be placed at the curb on your regular refuse pick up day by 6 a.m. and picked up without extra charge.​
 
For-Sale-Sign
Mar 19, 2015 08:02 PM
The City of Galesburg currently has 48 vacant lots and 1 residential structure available for sale.
 
chambers
Mar 19, 2015 07:54 PM
View the debates on the City of Galesburg website.
 
Knox_Co_Partnership_cover_page
Mar 17, 2015 06:28 PM
Presentation on the Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development.
 
barricade
Mar 12, 2015 04:00 PM
I-74 will be reduced to one lane in each direction at MM 40 near Galesburg starting March 19th & continuing until November.
 
easter_egg_hunt
Mar 10, 2015 05:33 PM
Hop out to Lakeside Recreation Facility on Sunday, March 22 for the 27th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Mar 10, 2015 04:00 PM
Recycle Winners
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Mar 09, 2015 02:41 PM
The Galesburg Police announced today they will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day to crack down on drunk drivers.
 
E_Linwood_2011_(30)
Mar 04, 2015 08:27 PM
Spring clean-up in Linwood and East Linwood Cemeteries will commence March 23rd and continue through March 27th. Please pick up any decorations you wish to save before those dates.
 
tornado_(Small)
Mar 03, 2015 09:02 PM
The Knox County Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Lincoln, Illinois will host a free spotter training class on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at Knox College, Umbeck Science and Math Center (Room A110), 304 S. West Street in Galesburg.
 
icy-branches
Mar 03, 2015 03:38 PM
Due to inclement weather, there will be no solid waste pick up or recycling service on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Waste Management will run all daily routes one day late, with Friday's route running on Saturday.​
 
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Mar 02, 2015 04:27 PM
Weather permitting, Sanitary District plans to close the left hand turn lane eastbound on South Street turning onto South Cherry Street beginning Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. in order to make sewer repairs. The turn lane is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. Friday March 6, 2015. Update to the road closure on South Street: the left hand turn lane eastbound on South Street turning onto South Cherry Street will continue to be closed until noon on Thursday March 12, 2015.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 26, 2015 05:00 PM
Snow emergency lifted as of 11:00 a.m. February 26, 2015.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 26, 2015 01:51 AM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
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Upcoming recreation programs and classes.
 
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Informational presentation on the recently established Parks and Recreation Department.
 
Smoke_Alarms_Save_Lives
Feb 12, 2015 09:28 PM
Smoke alarms activated in 3 Galesburg homes likely prevented injury or death to the residents.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 05, 2015 02:00 AM
Snow emergency lifted as of 8:00 p.m. February 4, 2015.
 
electricity
Feb 04, 2015 08:45 PM
Common questions regarding the energy aggregation program.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 04, 2015 05:33 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
Lincoln_Park_Gazebo_June_2013_(3)
Feb 03, 2015 08:12 PM
The City Council, at its February 2nd meeting approved an ordinance establishing the Department of Parks and Recreation.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 02, 2015 09:30 PM
Snow emergency lifted as of 3:30 p.m. February 2, 2015.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 02, 2015 02:12 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Jan 26, 2015 02:48 PM
Galesburg Police will conduct special patrols this Super Bowl weekend cracking down on drunk drivers and seat belt law violators.
 
electricity
Jan 21, 2015 10:47 PM
The City Council, at its January 20th meeting, chose Homefield Energy as the supplier for the residential and small commercial aggregation program.
 
award2
Jan 20, 2015 07:08 PM
The City of Galesburg, in cooperation with the Galesburg Youth Commission, is accepting nominations for the Annual Adult Service to Youth Award. Nominations due by March 2, 2015.
 
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Jan 16, 2015 03:18 PM
Weather permitting, Sanitary District plans to close Sumner St from Main St to Mathews beginning Monday, January 19th 2015 at 7:00 a.m. in order to construct a manhole. The street is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015, but will be open to local traffic.
 
IMG_3531
Jan 15, 2015 02:55 PM
Due to the holiday on Monday, January 19, the City Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 20.
 
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Jan 12, 2015 10:56 PM
Traffic Signals upgrade Thursday, January 15, 2015.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Jan 12, 2015 02:54 PM
Snow emergency lifted as of 8:30 a.m. January 12, 2015.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Jan 09, 2015 06:32 PM
Recycle Winners
 
IMG_3531
Jan 09, 2015 04:55 PM
Due to holiday, certain City offices have adjusted schedules.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Jan 07, 2015 10:38 PM
Results are in from the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over holiday crackdown on drunk drivers.
 
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The Galesburg Fire Department wants to remind its citizens to be safe when trying to stay warm!
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Jan 06, 2015 02:12 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
snow_blower
Jan 05, 2015 11:24 PM
Forecasted weather conditions.
 
IMG_3531
Dec 30, 2014 07:37 PM
Due to holidays, certain City offices have adjusted schedules.
 
IMG_3531
Dec 19, 2014 05:56 PM
Due to holidays, City Hall will be closed.
 
electricity
Dec 17, 2014 04:54 PM
Phone solicitation for energy aggregation.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Dec 16, 2014 03:31 PM
Galesburg Police are cracking down on drunk drivers!
 
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Dec 10, 2014 06:24 PM
Weather permitting, Laverdiere Construction, Inc. plans to close Harding Street between Monmouth Blvd. and West Brooks Street on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 7:00 a.m to Noon. They will be installing utilities for the new Bus Transit Facility. Thank you.
 
logo_w_CoG
Dec 04, 2014 08:14 PM
Public Hearing Scheduled for Enterprise Zone Application
 
Thanksgiving_Click_it_or_Ticket
Dec 02, 2014 03:49 PM
Results from the 2014 Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket Campaign.
 
barricade
Dec 01, 2014 09:34 PM
Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close the westbound lane of Monmouth Blvd. between Holton and Henderson Street.
 
Railways
Dec 01, 2014 04:05 PM
Ribbon cutting ceremony moved!
 
logo_w_CoG
Please be advised that due to the Thanksgiving holiday there will be no Trash, Transit or Handivan services on Thursday, November 27th. Services will resume on Friday, November 28th. Waste Management will run Thursday's route on Friday and Friday's route on Saturday.
 
shovel
Nov 25, 2014 10:05 PM
Rotary Park Improvements Breaking Ground December 2, 2014 at 2 p.m. on the north side of Rotary Park.
 
Railways
Nov 24, 2014 08:50 PM
RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR BICKERDYKE BRIDGE GALESBURG, IL - The City of Galesburg will celebrate the opening of the Bickerdyke Bridge with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 1, 2014. The location of the event will be on Kellogg Street just north of Water Street.
 
Nov 24, 2014 03:11 PM
The 2014 assessment notices were published in The Register-Mail Monday, November 24, 2014. The deadline for a taxpayer to file a complaint to the Knox County Board of Review is January 7, 2015. The completed complaint form must be filed in one of the Assessor's offices no later than 4:00 p.m. If a taxpayer would like to file an appeal, he/she can get the appeal form and complaint procedures from the document section of the website or the Assessor's office.
 
logo_w_CoG
Construction starts on City of Galesburg's new Transit Maintenance Facility and Amtrak Station enhancement. ​
 
Thanksgiving_Click_it_or_Ticket
Nov 13, 2014 02:29 PM
The Galesburg Police Department will be out in force during the Thanksgiving Holiday.
 
horn_of_plenty_thanksgiving
Nov 13, 2014 03:22 AM
City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, 2014, for Thanksgiving.
 
Bland
Nov 12, 2014 08:50 PM
Arrest of Marcus E. Bland made.
 
barricade
Oct 31, 2014 07:11 PM
Weather permitting, Gunther Construction plans to close the intersection of Seminary Street and North Street beginning Monday, November 3, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. in order to reconstruct the pavement at the intersection. The intersection is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Weather permitting, Gunther Construction plans to close the intersection of Kellogg Street and North Street beginning on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. in order to reconstruct the pavement at the intersection. The intersection is anticipated to remain closed until 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 14, 2014. Thank you.
 
barricade
Oct 27, 2014 02:17 PM
Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close Clark Street from Fremont Street to Sanborn effective immediately.
 
chambers_(Small)
Oct 22, 2014 01:48 PM
Public Meeting for Proposed Stormwater Utility.
 
10172014_police_seeking_info
Oct 17, 2014 05:54 PM
Galesburg Police Department seeking information on Jonathan D. Rigg and Dustin M. Johnson.
 
Lake Storey Fall Draw Down
Oct 14, 2014 02:16 PM
The annual Lake Storey Clean Up Day.
 
trick_or_treat
Oct 13, 2014 09:47 PM
Trick or Treat Information
 
2012_Hook_A_Kid_On_Golf_(111)_(Small)
Sep 29, 2014 06:44 PM
Attached is the Fall Special at Bunker Links that will run through the 2014 Golfing Season.
 
River_Beech_Tree
Planting of River Purple Beech tree in Standish
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Sep 09, 2014 03:30 PM
Recycle Winners
 
Stevens,_Tyson
Sep 08, 2014 05:40 PM
Police called to an armed robbery.
 
barricade
Aug 27, 2014 07:34 PM
Milling the surface pavement.
 
fire
Aug 27, 2014 05:33 PM
Friendly reminders on burning in Galesburg.
 
barricade
Aug 26, 2014 08:12 PM
South Street, between Cedar Street and Cherry Street, will be reduced to one lane of traffic beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 27 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, August 29, 2014. Flaggers will be present to direct traffic. Illinois Central Contractors, Inc. will be installing a storm sewer across the street to provide drainage for Alumni Hall at Knox College. The roadway will be reopened to two way traffic during the evening hours. Thank you.
 
07312014_Seminary_Kellogg_Overpass_drone_pic
Aug 22, 2014 01:29 PM
Construction for the Seminary/Kellogg Street Overpass project.
 
Firefighter
Aug 21, 2014 05:09 PM
Fall Fire School in Galesburg.
 
barricade
Aug 21, 2014 01:33 PM
The Street Division plans to close Highland Avenue between Main and North Street effective today, Thursday, August 21, 2014 through Monday, August 25, 2014. The Street Division will repair the street from a recent sewer repair. Thank you.
 
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Christopher L. Croom
Aug 18, 2014 05:09 PM
Victim pronounced dead.
 
CROOM313480714
Aug 15, 2014 02:03 PM
An arrest warrant has been issued for Christopher L. Croom for Attempted Murder and Aggravated Battery. Please contact the Police Department (309/343-9151) or the Area Crime Stoppers (888/266-0044) with any information.
 
barricade
Aug 13, 2014 04:57 PM
Weather permitting, United Contractors Midwest, Inc. plans to close North Street between Prairie and Kellogg on Friday, August 15, 2014 through Saturday, August 16, 2014
 
7-31-2014
Aug 12, 2014 01:35 PM
Parking along the west side of Kellogg from Main Street to the alley will be prohibited once work begins.​
 
barricade
Jul 31, 2014 02:18 PM
United Contractor's Midwest, Inc. underground crew - Gunther Underground - plans to close the intersection of Kellogg Street and North Street during the work day Thursday, July 31, 2014, to install new storm sewer for the Seminary/Kellogg Street Overpass Project. Thank you.
 
barricade
Jul 29, 2014 04:12 PM
BNSF plans to close the railroad crossing on Whitesboro Street, north of North Street, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for maintenance work on the tracks at this crossing. Thank you.
 
barricade
Jul 23, 2014 09:33 PM
United Contractor's Midwest, Inc. plans to close Kellogg Street from Main Street to north of Ferris Street including the intersection of Kellogg Street and Ferris Street effective at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, July 28, 2014. This area will be closed to all traffic in order to reconstruct the roadway for the Kellogg/Seminary Overpass Project. This closure will remain in place until the roadway reconstruction has been completed which is estimated to be the first part of September, 2014. Thank you.
 
barricade
Jul 23, 2014 01:42 PM
Weather permitting, CenturyLink plans to close Blaine Avenue from Main Street north 120 feet beginning on Friday, July 25, 2014 through Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Westbound traffic on Main Street will be reduced to one lane thru the intersection of Main and Blaine in order to provide adequate work room. Thank you.
 
barricade
Jul 22, 2014 06:04 PM
The Galesburg Street Division plans to close Indiana Drive at Robertson for street repairs beginning today, Tuesday, July 22, through Thursday, July 24, 2014. Thank you.
 
barricade
Jul 17, 2014 08:50 PM
Effective immediately, Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close the ​north side only of Main Street at Kellogg for sanitary sewer work for the Kellogg/Seminary Street Overpass Project. This closure will be in effect until 5:00 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014. Thank you.
 
electricity
Jul 16, 2014 02:08 PM
Energy solicitors.
 
barricade
Jul 15, 2014 02:00 PM
Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close Moshier Avenue between Dayton and Lane beginning today, Tuesday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 16, 2014. They are making repairs to the sewer in this area. Thank you.
 
barricade
Jul 15, 2014 01:52 PM
Denton Underground plans to close the west side of Ferris @ the Kellogg Street intersection - closing off Ferris only - on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in order to run pipe thru this area. This is a one day only closure. Thank you.
 
barricade
Jul 14, 2014 02:11 PM
BNSF plans to close one lane of traffic on Lincoln Street, just north of Fremont, on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. They will have flaggers to direct the traffic around the lane closure. The one lane road protection will run for about 800’. BNSF will be unloading machinery and stage trucks so they can offload track switches and equipment. Thank you.
 
07112014_Meth_Fire_890_South_Kellogg_Street
Jul 11, 2014 04:36 PM
House fire leads to arrest and one suspect still at large.
 
barricade
Jul 08, 2014 06:41 PM
Effective immediately, The Galesburg Street Division will close East Fifth Street from South Kellogg to South Cherry Street in order to repair a sinkhole in the pavement. The Street Division plans to re-open the street tomorrow, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Thank you.
 
barricade
Jul 08, 2014 01:41 PM
Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close Kellogg Street, north of Main Street, midblock between Main and Ferris Street effective today, Tuesday July 8, 2014 through tomorrow, Wednesday July 9, 2014 for sanitary sewer work. Thank you.
 
fireworks
Jul 01, 2014 05:29 PM
Events for Fourth of July
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Jun 27, 2014 07:29 PM
Recycling update for summer 2014.
 
fireworks
Jun 23, 2014 06:23 PM
Fireworks safety.
 
barricade
Jun 20, 2014 07:15 PM
Kellogg and Ferris Street intersection.
 
barricade
Jun 17, 2014 07:49 PM
Fremont Street Lane closures.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Jun 16, 2014 03:06 PM
Holiday boozers beware: Galesburg Police cracking down on drunk drivers.
 
hydrant_flushing
Crews will be testing hydrants on Friday, June 13th, from Lincoln Street to Lake Rice between East Fremont and East Main Streets. Contact: Fire Department Phone: 309/345-3756
 
barricade
Jun 12, 2014 03:31 PM
Kellogg and Ferris Street intersection closed.
 
mulch_mountain
Jun 12, 2014 03:10 PM
Galesburg residents have a free resource available to them as they prepare their flower and vegetable gardens this spring.
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 11, 2014 09:22 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 09, 2014 09:17 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 06, 2014 08:45 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
Jun 04, 2014 08:55 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
barricade
May 30, 2014 07:14 PM
Ferris Street closed from Broad to midblock.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 29, 2014 08:41 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
100_Days_of_Summer_Logo
May 29, 2014 08:08 PM
Explore Galesburg - Kids pass
 
hydrant_flushing
May 28, 2014 09:04 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
May 23, 2014 09:21 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
May 22, 2014 09:19 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
May 22, 2014 04:15 AM
Hydrant Testing
 
barricade
May 21, 2014 02:07 PM
Updated Academy & Losey intersection
 
hydrant_flushing
May 20, 2014 09:26 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
PolicePatch
May 20, 2014 03:25 PM
Shooting on Monday
 
barricade
May 20, 2014 01:03 PM
Road closure notice.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 19, 2014 09:11 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
Vann,_Bryan_D._06041989
May 16, 2014 05:18 PM
One vehicle crash results in the death of Albert E. Prater. Jr. Alleged driver, Bryan D. Vann was arrested.​
 
barricade
May 16, 2014 02:08 PM
Closure of Kellogg and Ferris Intersection.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 15, 2014 09:56 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
May 15, 2014 09:56 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
american_flag
May 15, 2014 04:36 PM
Change of services due to Holiday.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 15, 2014 03:29 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
May 13, 2014 09:14 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
May 13, 2014 03:10 AM
Hydrant Testing
 
barricade
May 12, 2014 07:50 PM
Closure of Academy Street.
 
barricade
May 12, 2014 03:46 PM
Closure of Linwood Road between Main Street and Monmouth Boulevard.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 09, 2014 07:45 PM
Hydrant Testing
 
hydrant_flushing
May 08, 2014 09:16 PM
Hydrant Testing.
 
barricade
May 08, 2014 03:46 PM
Southbound lane of North Prairie Street.
 
barricade
May 08, 2014 03:46 PM
Single lane closures are for intersection improvements related to the Kellogg/Seminary Street Overpass Project.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 06, 2014 09:26 PM
Hydrant Testing.
 
building_safety_month
Keeping the buildings that we live, work and play in safe is a daily goal for the International Code Council (ICC) and the inspectors tasked to review the construction process from the initial design phase all the way to completion.
 
no_train_horn
May 06, 2014 02:21 PM
Due to the extremely cold winter, BNSF is running behind schedule and will not be complete with their work until July 2014. Also, BNSF has stated that the Contractor cannot be using any of the construction crossings for the new overpass at the time the Quiet Zone goes into effect. This will delay implementation of the Quiet Zone until the last week of August 2014.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 05, 2014 09:26 PM
Hydrant Testing.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
May 05, 2014 02:27 PM
The 2014 Illinois Click It or Ticket campaign kicks off May 9.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 02, 2014 09:47 PM
Hydrant Testing.
 
barricade
May 01, 2014 04:12 PM
Construction on County Line Road.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 01, 2014 12:13 PM
Hydrant Testing.
 
hydrant_flushing
May 01, 2014 12:13 PM
Hydrant Testing.
 
hydrant_flushing
Apr 29, 2014 09:13 PM
Hydrant Testing.
 
crime_stoppers
Apr 28, 2014 08:55 PM
Crime Stoppers to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved in the fire at 472 South Academy Street, Galesburg.
 
crime_stoppers
Apr 28, 2014 08:55 PM
Crime Stoppers to offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s0 involved in the fire at 472 South Academy Street, Galesburg.
 
Water_Tower_S_Henderson
Apr 24, 2014 04:14 PM
Job Posting for Water Maintenance Worker
 
hydrant_flushing
Apr 23, 2014 03:10 PM
The City of Galesburg Water Division, in conjunction with the Fire Department, will begin the spring fire hydrant flushing program on Monday, April 28, 2014, and will generally occur Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weather permitting. The first area to be tested will be the northwest quadrant of the city.
 
skull
Apr 21, 2014 01:54 PM
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Information.
 
tree_city_usa
Apr 16, 2014 07:00 PM
The city of Galesburg Tree Commission will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 25, 2014 by planting a birch tree at 11:00 A.M. near the Gazebo at Lincoln Park in Galesburg.
 
Grass
Apr 15, 2014 07:55 PM
Avoiding common code violations
 
barricade
Apr 15, 2014 03:46 PM
Construction on County Line Road Bridge.
 
crime_stoppers
Apr 15, 2014 12:48 PM
Fire at 471 South Academy Street believed to be arson.
 
2016 Primary Election results
2014 Primary Election Results
Apr 10, 2014 03:47 PM
Galesburg 2014 Primary Election Results - official
 
IMG_3531
City Hall
Apr 10, 2014 01:27 PM
Holiday affects office hours.
 
barricade
Apr 04, 2014 07:22 PM
Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary plans to close Blaine Avenue from Main Street to North Street beginning on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. The roadway will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and then open to one lane overnight closing again on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 while they complete their work. Galesburg Sanitary District will be making repairs to a sanitary service located in the middle of Blaine Avenue.
 
man-with-megaphone
Apr 02, 2014 08:30 PM
The City of Galesburg will hold an auction at 9:30 a.m., on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 2110 Veterans Drive, Hawthorne Centre, Galesburg, Illinois. The doors will be open at 9:00 a.m. for public viewing of items to be auctioned.
 
NEC_Photo
Review of the 2011 and 2014 National Electrical Code.
 
trash_can_w_info
Mar 19, 2014 01:21 PM
Spring Clean Up Days in Galesburg will be held April 14-18, 2014. Two weeks each year, one week in the spring and one week in the fall, residents are encouraged to clean out attics, garages, basements and backyards getting rid of any large unwanted items. During these special weeks, most things can be placed at the curb on your regular refuse pick up day by 6 a.m. and picked up without extra charge.​
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Drive sober
Mar 18, 2014 02:42 PM
Results from St. Patrick's Day Drive Sober crackdown.
 
tornado_(Small)
Mar 17, 2014 09:53 PM
The Knox County Emergency Management Agency and Galesburg/Knox County 9-1-1, in cooperation with the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Lincoln, Illinois will host a free spotter training class on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m., at Knox College, Umbeck Science and Math Center, 304 South West Street in Galesburg.
 
Kress_slag_hauler
Kress slag hauler
Mar 17, 2014 03:52 PM
The City of Galesburg’s Economic Development Department will host a “Supply Chain Matchmaking Workshop – Mobile Machinery” on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
 
cemetery_spring_cleanup
Mar 11, 2014 04:45 PM
Spring clean up in Linwood and East Linwood Cemeteries will commence on March 24 and continue through March 28, 2014. Please pick up any decorations you wish to save before that time.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Mar 10, 2014 03:57 PM
Galesburg Police Department urges motorists to safely celebrate this St. Patrick's Day.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Mar 02, 2014 01:23 AM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
joseph400710214
Traffic stop leads to arrest of David G. Joseph.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 17, 2014 06:10 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
Water_Tower_S_Henderson
Feb 17, 2014 04:44 PM
Significant water main break causing rusty water.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 17, 2014 03:00 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
handivan_in_use_004
Feb 17, 2014 02:18 PM
Galesburg Handivan service will be suspended at noon due to slippery conditions.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 15, 2014 11:22 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 14, 2014 03:59 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Feb 05, 2014 05:45 AM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
Oman_Railway_Project_02042014
Feb 04, 2014 07:11 PM
The City of Galesburg organized a Railroad Trade Mission to the Sultanate of Oman. The mission will bring several businesses from the Illinois Railroad Industry Cluster to Oman.
 
SNOW_EMERGENCY_ICON
Jan 31, 2014 03:10 PM
A snow emergency has been declared.
 
crime_stoppers
Jan 30, 2014 05:53 PM
Crime Stoppers Text A Tip Program
 
ICC_symbol
Jan 29, 2014 03:41 PM
Review of the 2009 and 2012 editions of the IMC and the 2009 and 2012 edition of the IFGC.
 
hpool
Early morning Lane Swim and the morning Aqua Fit Classes are cancelled due to the severe weather.
 
Superbowl_XLVIII
Jan 27, 2014 02:00 PM
Super Bowl XLVIII - the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), along with the National Football League (NFL) and Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management (TEAM) Coalition, have joined forces with Galesburg’s local highway safety and law enforcement officials to spread the message about designating a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday, because – Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk.
 
snow_blower
Jan 21, 2014 05:00 AM
A snow emergency has been declared. Vehicles must be removed from streets (except in the downtown area).​
 
barricade
Jan 17, 2014 05:49 PM
Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close the southbound lane of Broad Street between Dayton and Victoria Ave starting Monday, January 20 at 7:00 a.m. through Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. The roadway will remain open to traffic in both directions. This is tentative and may be subject to change depending on the weather.
 
refuse_recycle_containers_nomilk
Jan 13, 2014 10:16 PM
Recycle Winners
 
pennycress
Jan 10, 2014 09:17 PM
The City of Galesburg and the Bulgarian Consulate in Chicago have announced plans for an Agribusiness Trade Mission to the West Central Illinois Region.
 
fire_patch
Jan 10, 2014 02:25 PM
Cold weather heating tips.
 
IMG_3531
Jan 05, 2014 11:03 PM
Change in service for Galesburg Transit, Galesburg Handivan and Waste Management.
 
Dec 30, 2013 05:26 PM
Holiday boozers beware: Galesburg Police cracking down on drunk drivers.
 
Horton___Kenney
Dec 23, 2013 08:30 PM
Fatality in Sunday night shooting incident
 
christmas_tree_branch
Dec 18, 2013 07:00 PM
Recycle your natural Christmas tree at the Lowe's parking lot.
 
IMG_3531
Dec 12, 2013 06:41 PM
Due to the holiday, certain City offices will be closed.
 
IMG_3531
Dec 12, 2013 06:41 PM
Due to holidays, certain City offices or services have adjusted schedules.
 
Dec 06, 2013 06:49 PM
The 2013 assessment notices will be published in The Register-Mail Monday, December 9th. The deadline for a taxpayer to file a complaint to the Knox County Board of Review is January 13, 2014. The completed complaint form must be filed in one of the Assessor's offices no later than 4:00 p.m. If a taxpayer would like to file an appeal, he/she can get the appeal form and complaint procedures from the document section of the website or the Assessor's office.
 
horn_of_plenty_thanksgiving
Nov 26, 2013 10:22 PM
City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, 2013, for Thanksgiving. In addition, there will be no refuse pick up on Thanksgiving Day. Thursday's route will be picked up Friday and Friday's route will be picked up on Saturday. Handivan and bus service will not operate on Thanksgiving Day but will resume normal scheduling and routes on Friday, November 29, 2013
 
barricade
Nov 20, 2013 08:20 PM
Weather permitting, United Contractors Midwest (UCM) plans to close the intersection of North Street and Seminary Street beginning Thursday, November 21, 2013 through Wednesday December 4, 2013 in order to install a new water main in conjunction with the Seminary/Kellogg Street Overpass Project.
 
fire_patch
Nov 18, 2013 07:23 PM
The Galesburg Fire Department was called upon by Illinois MABAS to assist the City of Washington, IL after the devastating tornado that ripped through the community Sunday afternoon, November 17. Six firefighters from Galesburg in two department pick up trucks joined with other area departments to form a 10-man Technical Rescue Team. Responding from Galesburg were: Battalion Chiefs Dan Foley and Todd Peterson, and Captains Eric Hazlett, Michael McDorman, John Cypert and Derek
 
seatbelt
Click It or Ticket
Nov 12, 2013 09:59 PM
The Galesburg Police Department will be conducting seatbelt enforcement checks on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 3 – 5 p.m. and from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
 
Nov 06, 2013 04:53 PM
An active shooter disaster drill took place this morning at GHS.
 
yard_waste_bags
Nov 04, 2013 08:00 PM
During the winter months the accumulation of yard waste slows down and as such programs for disposing of leaves, grass, brush and limbs are reduced in Galesburg.
 
jobfair
Oct 30, 2013 06:39 PM
The City of Galesburg and the Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois (WIB) are co-hosting the West Central Illinois Resource & Job Fair on Friday, November 15, 2013 at Carl Sandburg College. Co-sponsors of the event include Carl Sandburg College, the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, GREDA, the Illinois Department of Employment Security, and local Illinois workNet Partners.
 
cyccyb-logo
Oct 29, 2013 09:30 PM
Daylight‐savings time ends Sunday, November 3 and marks the 26th year of the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program, sponsored by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs. The program reminds us to test and change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. The message is simple and the habit can be lifesaving.
 
kazakhstan_flag
Oct 28, 2013 08:55 PM
The Republic of Kazakhstan Healthcare Trade Mission has arrived in the United States, and plans on visiting several U.S. cities to meet with healthcare and medical companies. The purpose of the trade is to connect Kazakhstani healthcare companies with U.S. counterparts that can provide solutions, products and services to the Kazakhstan marketplace.
 
barricade
Oct 25, 2013 06:25 PM
Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close Beecher Avenue between Dudley and Johnston beginning Monday, October 28, 2013 through Thursday, October 31, 2013 for sanitary sewer repairs. Local traffic will have access.
 
click_it_or_ticket_sml
Oct 24, 2013 08:15 PM
Galesburg police will crack down on drunk drivers with an aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort during Halloween.
 
drugs
Oct 23, 2013 04:37 PM
The Knox County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition and the Galesburg Police Department are hosting a Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Bethel Baptist Church, 1196 North Academy Street, Galesburg.
 
award2
Oct 22, 2013 07:34 PM
The city of Galesburg, in cooperation with the Galesburg Youth Commission, is accepting nominations for the Annual Adult Service to Youth Award. Nominations due November 15, 2013.
 
barricade
Oct 22, 2013 04:09 PM
Weather permitting, Galesburg Sanitary District plans to close the intersection of Beecher and Dudley beginning on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 through Friday, October 25, 2013 for sanitary sewer repair. Thank you. Kitlyn Rescinito Public Works and Engineering City of Galesburg 309/345-3623
 
International_Economic_Development_Council_award_2013
Oct 16, 2013 09:44 PM
Galesburg’s Economic Development Department, the EBI Network and the Sustainable Business Center were presented with three awards, two Gold and a Silver, by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at its 2013 National Conference on Tuesday, October 8, 2013.
 
Lake Storey Fall Draw Down
Oct 16, 2013 09:36 PM
The annual Lake Storey Clean Up Day is scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 and volunteers are being asked to help clean up the shoreline. Volunteers are a