Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt highlights the discussion at the recent board meeting at United, including the Tax Levy, the Jr. High Robotics Club, and more.
Marketing Coordinator Sean Cavanaugh highlights business occurring at Warren Achievement and their holiday parties on the WRAM Morning Show.
Superintendent Paula Markey provides insight on what was discussed at the recent school board meeting at West Central School District. Items included feel good items, the Tax Levy, short term substitutes, and setting the graduation date.
Superintendent Ed Fletcher highlights what was discussed at the recent Monmouth-Roseville School Board meeting, including the Tax Levy, hiring of Instructional Coach’s, and a preview of what will be for discussion in January.
Tina Canada, RN and Certified Diabetes Educator at OSF, highlights upcoming events at OSF Holy Family Medical Center in the Diabetes department, including healthy eating seminars and how to handle stress.
Executive Director Kristyne Gilbert, discusses the upcoming productions “Savannah Sipping Society” and “Oliver”. She also highlights their Holiday Open House on Saturday December 15th.
District Conservationist Cathy Froelich shares the cost share sign up ends December 10th, two director positions are up for election, erosion concerns, and processing payments. For more information, contact the office at 734-9308.
Mayor Rod Davies and Director of Information Technology Ken Helms, summarize the recent City Council Meeting. Items on the agenda were service anniversary for Brian Morefield, the Monmouth Fire Department report, and the approval of the liability and workman’s comp insurance.
Executive Director Jessica Linder, reports with a follow up on how events went for the Galesburg Chamber in November and highlights the upcoming Galesburg Express event happening this Saturday December 8th from 8am to 5pm.
Administrator for the Bishop Hill Heritage Association Todd DeDecker, highlights the upcoming events for the Lucia Nights happening this Friday December 7th and Saturday December 8th from 6 to 9pm in Bishop Hill. For more information, visit http://bishophillheritage.org.
Coordinator Jim McKee highlights the upcoming Night of Worship with the Worship Warehouse taking place Friday December 7th at 7pm at the Rivoli Theater in Monmouth. For more information, search the Worship Warehouse on Facebook.
Manager Gina Long and Member Chad Long discuss upcoming events taking place with the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau, including the Annual Illinois Farm Bureau meeting in Chicago, the Young Leaders Conference, and the Women in Ag.
Chorus Director Kevin Ferry discusses the upcoming Madrigal Dinner taking place this weekend (November 30 – December 2nd) at Monmouth-Roseville High School. Friday and Saturday’s show will be at 7pm and then again at 2pm on Sunday. Tickets are $17 and can be purchased through the high school in person or by calling 734-5118.
Research Specialist Krista Swanson, discusses trade with China, yields prices, a 2019 outlook, and more.
Amy Patterson, Executive Director at the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce, highlights the events to take place during the Christmas on the Square event in downtown Monmouth on Friday November 30th from 5 to 7pm.
Owner Troy McCrery discusses their ongoing buy one get one special for all items in the store besides sporting goods equipment. The sale goes through Saturday December 1st.
Co-chair Diane Carver shares about the Blessings in a Backpack program at the United School District.
Public Works Director Andy Jackson recaps the last few days and dealing with the November snowstorm that hit our area.
Executive Director Kristyne Gilbert, discusses the upcoming auditions for “Savannah Sipping Society” and “Oliver”. She also highlights their Holiday Open House on Saturday December 15th.
Seth Richardson, a Political Reporter for cleveland.com, gives a midterm election summary on the AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM morning show.
District Conservationist Cathy Froelich and Kealy Egelhoff stop by the WRAM morning show to discuss erosion, surveying fields, and deadlines for state cost shares.
Mayor Rod Davies, City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher, and Director of Information Technology Ken Helms discuss the recent city council meeting. Topics include the recognition of 12 employees for their service, curbside recycling pricing, term sheet for Love’s Travel Stop Development project, and the tax levy. To view the entire council minutes, visit http://www.cityofmonmouth.com.
Principle Joe Buresh highlights on their 12 Days of Christmas fundraiser. They have teamed up with Yemm Automotive Group in Galesburg to bring 12 days of cash prizes and the chance of winning a grand prize of a car or $18,000 cash on December 21st. For more information, visit http://www.costa-galesburg.net.
Mariella Shakur, a Monmouth College graduate, shares her life story about fleeing from Aleppo, Syria, how she got to where she is, and her love of music.
Owner Jim Hankus shares about Thrushwood Farms and their expansion. For more information, visit http://thrushwoodfarms.com.
Ron Moore, Chairman of the American Soybean Association, discusses his recent trip to China for the International Import Exposition. Moore also shares on tariffs and NAFTA.
Jana Cozadd and Dr. Jennifer Reed discuss their upcoming 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Seminar on Saturday November 17th from 1 to 3pm at First Christian Church, 514 N Sunny Lane in Monmouth. Call Jana Cozadd at 309-867-2202 to reserve your seat today. The event is free and open to the public.
Ralph Whiteman and Donna Larson discuss the upcoming Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the American Legion on Thanksgiving from noon until 1:30.
Superintendent Ed Fletcher highlights the districts recent board meeting items, including the audit report, the tax levy, and installation of air conditioning at Lincoln and the high school gymnasium.
Diabetes Education Coordinator Tina Canada offers risk factors and signs of pre-diabetes and diabetes for National Diabetes Month and today is World Diabetes Day. Call 309-734-1424 to schedule your appointment today.
Jim Blender and Dianna Taylor highlight the festivities that will be occurring during the annual Christmas walk and open house in Stronghurst this Friday night, November 16th, from 5 to 7 pm.
Professor Doug Rankin and Monmouth College students Miles Rose, Billy Savage, and Terry Harris discuss the upcoming production of ‘Almost, Maine’ being staged by the Monmouth College Theatre Department at the Fusion Theatre in Downtown Monmouth. The production will be show at 7:30 pm on Thursday November 15 through Saturday November 17th and Sunday November 18th the play will be at 2pm.
Listen to the Veteran’s Day Service at the Monmouth VFW.
President of the Knox County Area Partnership of Economic Development reports on Culver’s coming to Galesburg and shared on the recent manufacturing showcase that took place at Galesburg High School.
Matt Maguire highlights the 90th Elks Lodge Children’s Care Ball at Harley’s Pub, 2243 Grand Avenue in Galesburg, Saturday November 10th at 8pm. The event is to help raise money for families with medical expenses. Eternity Road will provide entertainment.
Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt shares what the school board discussed at their meeting earlier this week. Discussion topics included the Tax Levy, Life Safety Amendments, districts audit, and the final stages of anew bus facility in the works for the district.
Members Marty Thurman, Karen Wingate, and Bev McIntire discuss their upcoming Veteran’s Day service at Roseville Christian Church, 215 West Broadway in Roseville, on Sunday November 11th at 9:30 am. Members of the congregation and prior military will be available to share about many items on display.
Marketing Coordinator Sean Cavanaugh and Administrator Cathy Eshelman highlight their upcoming 39th annual Craft and Home Show on Saturday November 17th from 9 am until 3 pm. The craft show will be held at the VFW and the home shoe will be at the Farm Bureau Building in Monmouth. Admission is only $1, which gets you into both shows.
Independent Living Advocate Carrie Bewley reports on the next upcoming town meeting to be held in Warren County on Tuesday November 13th from noon until 2 pm at the First Christian Church, 514 N Sunny Lane in Monmouth. Bewley also discusses on the need of Personal Assistants.
Executive Director Nancy Mowen highlights what is happening at the Jamieson Community Center and how they are gearing up for the holiday season.
Kathy Bitar and Lori Fox discuss their upcoming fundraising event on Friday November 9th at the American Legion in Monmouth. ‘Friday Night Lights’ will kick off at 5:30 and will include a silent auction, live auction, snacks and a steak dinner.
District Conservationist Cathy Froelich touches base on erosion, ordering your plaque book from the farm bureau, and the Conservation Stewardship Program. For more information, visit nrcs.usda.gov.
David Reid Clark, of Clark, Glasgow, and McClintock, discusses their upcoming ‘Celebrate the Constitution’ event on Saturday November 10th at the Varsity Club in Monmouth.
Director Erin Buckmaster reports on construction occurring at the humane society and highlights their upcoming fundraising event on December 5th at the Iron Spike.
City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher and Director of Information Technology Ken Helms highlight items discussed at the city council meeting earlier this week. Items discussed were the completion of a mass emergency notification system, a utility tax, and the city’s intent to designate a business district on West 11th Avenue and US Highway 67, which would allow the construction of a Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc.
Executive Director Jessica Linder shares on events upcoming in Galesburg with the Chamber of Commerce, including upcoming ribbon cuttings, the 40th Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon, and Small Business Saturday November 24th.
Local insurance agent Sean Stevens discusses the Annual Election Period (AEP) happening now through December 7th for Medicare plans. This allows seniors to make changes to their Medicare plans.
Crystal Pruett and Dr. Amanda Nichols share all about the Galesburg Wellness Center and how and when you may want to schedule to visit a chiropractor.
Tina Conard gives a preview of the ballot for the upcoming election on Tuesday November 6th. She also discusses polling stations in Monmouth and surrounding towns.
Russ Patterson shares details about Harvest Recovery, located at 216 S Main Street in Monmouth. Harvest Recovery is a place where people recovering from any kind of struggle, whether it be alcohol or drugs, can come and meet with others.
Principal Jeff Ewing stop by the WRAM Morning show to discuss the November School spotlight and Teachers of the Month.
Owner Dave Schonfelder discusses his new Field’s BBQ and Catering business on the WRAM Morning Show. He will be out at Farm King in Monmouth on Saturday November 3rd serving up food.
Doug Price talks about Physical Therapy services available at Cottage Rehab & Sports Medicine and discusses total knee replacements on the WRAM Morning Show.
Executive Director Amy Patterson gives an update about upcoming events going on with the Chamber, including Love Where You Live campaign, Christmas on the Square, and Small Business Saturday.
Administrator Jenna Link discusses influenza vaccination options and what is available for you at the health department.
Owner Molly Price shares details about Float Quad Cities, including what it is, how it helps with pain relief, prices, and more. For more information, visit http://www.floatqc.com.
Members of the Monmouth-Roseville High School drama club discuss their upcoming production Moon Over Buffalo this weekend at the high school.
Ken Helms, Director of Information Technology, and Andy Jackson, Public Works Director, discuss the water main break that occurred in Monmouth and the boil order that took place. Stay up to date on the City of Monmouth Facebook page.
Adult Librarian Rebecca Eaton and Youth Librarian Danielle Morrison highlight upcoming events taking place at the Warren County Public Library for the month of November. To view the entire schedule, log onto wcplibrary.org.
Jeanne Robeson, a Monmouth College alum, and Mollie Harrod, Associate Development Officer at Monmouth College, discuss the upcoming Wiswell-Robeson lecture, featuring Kimberlee K. Kidwell, Dean of the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. The event will be Monday November 12th at 7pm in Dahl Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
Jacob Baker, Chair of the Young Leaders, and Anna Damos, Ag in the Classroom Coordinator, share an update on this harvest season and about the Ag in the Classroom program.
Vicki Rose, Director of Outpatient and Support Services, and Jo Wallace, Prevention Specialist, discuss programs at Bridgeway and their upcoming Drug Takeback Event on Saturday October 27th at the Galesburg Farmer’s Market from 9 am until noon. For more information, log onto bway.org.
Owner Patti Weddell shares details about the upcoming ‘Fall in Love’ bridal show to be held at Cedar Creek Hall Sunday October 28th from 11 to 3 pm.
Executive Director Kristyne Gilbert highlights upcoming events to take place at the Buchanan Center, including printmaking classes, auditions for spring theaters, and the Harlow Blum Retrospective. For more information, log onto bcaarts.org.
Executive Director Lori Sutton and Registered Dental Hygienist Shannon Miller discuss their upcoming fundraising events, including the 8th Annual Halloween Hustle 5K on Saturday October 27th at 9 am and a Trivia Night on Saturday November 10th.
District Conservationist Cathy Froelich and Conservation Technician Keely Egelfhoff on the WRAM morning show discuss the upcoming market facilitation program deadline and the Conservation Cropping Seminars for next year.
Erica Parks, Youth Family and Community Outreach Supervisor, highlights the upcoming Trivia Night on Saturday November 3rd at McGuire and Davies Funeral Home in Monmouth for the Center for Youth and Family Solutions. All proceeds will help to benefit their annual Holiday Party for kids in foster care. For more information, log onto cyfsolutions.org.
Director of Diagnostic Imaging at OSF Holy Family Medical Center Mary Mowen discusses the importance of getting yearly mammogram screens, highlights on future technology, and their upcoming Open House on Wednesday October 24th from 5 to 7 pm. Call 734-1446 to schedule your appointment today. Walk-Ins welcomed on Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 4 pm.
Owner of Bob’s TV and Home Furnishings Lori Taylor highlights the upcoming open house on October 22nd and 23rd. Hours will be extended those two days, being open 8 am until 8 pm. For more information, check them out on Facebook.
Bruce Morath, Anne Liby, and Ed Melvin discuss their upcoming Pancake Breakfast at the Monmouth VFW on Saturday October 20th from 7:30 to 10:30 am. They also discuss their community involvement projects.
Senior Community Manager at the American Cancer Society Stacey Dutton, Monmouth-Roseville Junior High Principal Don Farr, Lincoln Elementary Principal Joe Pilger, and United West Elementary Principal Pat Coate share their involvement in the Power in Purple campaign during the month of October.
United Junior High Principal Chris Schwarz and Senior Community Manager for the American Cancer Society Stacey Dutton discuss the upcoming Power in Purple day on Friday October 19th. Schwarz also shares his involvement in the Power in Purple event to help raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.
Guest Conductor Christopher Stanichar highlights the upcoming “America the Beautiful” masterpiece that will be on Saturday October 20th at 7:30pm at the Orpheum Theater in Galesburg. For more information or to purchase tickets, log onto http://kgsymphony.org.
First Grade Teacher Katie Fry shares details about the upcoming Fall Festival at United West Elementary on Friday October 19th from 5 to 7 pm.
Recreation Supervisor and Golf Pro Bryan Leudtke discusses that fall rates are going on now at the course, which will be open until December 15th. Leudtke also shares on their relationship with Gibson Woods and how members can golf at other courses for a discounted rate.
Mayor Rod Davies, City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher, and Director of Information Technology Ken Helms highlight the items discussed at the Monmouth City Council meeting this week. To view the full summary, log onto cityofmonmouth.com.
Senior Community Manager at the American Cancer Society Stacey Dutton shares what the Power in Purple event is all about in Warren and Henderson Counties. Paula Markey and Kathy Lafary share on their efforts for raising money for the event as being two of the six ambassadors for this year’s competition.
Coach Braun recaps his team’s game against Illinois College and previews their upcoming game against Cornell College on the WRAM Morning Show
Co-President of the Monmouth-Roseville Education Foundation Amanda Pilgar and Harding Principal Jeff Ewing discuss their upcoming Blingo event to take place Saturday October 13th at the VFW in Monmouth. They also discuss a new program at Lincoln, Harding, and Central schools called ‘Watch Dogs’.
Vice President at Security Savings Bank Dorothy Ricketts and Monmouth Police Chief Joe Switzer offer tips on how to protect yourself from scams and identity theft during this holiday season.
Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt discusses them items that were talked about at their monthly board meeting, including the Tax Levy and building a bus housing facility on the high school campus.
Ron Wheeler was the Keynote Speaker at this years 10th Annual Fall Leadership Luncheon, “Hearing From Our Very Own”. He shares his background and where he is today.
Director Cathy Sheagren shares First United Methodist Church is hosting a free local event on October 26th and October 27th at 5 p.m. called Uncle Phil’s Diner. Tickets are free and you can call the church at 734 9437 to obtain a ticket.
Owner Kevin Cerar, shares that the Barnstormer will remain open after recently closing Petey’s and the Packinghouse. The Barnstormer first opened in 1986.
Marketing Coordinator Sean Cavanaugh shares the Achiever of the Month for September was United Junior High Principal Chris Schwarz. Cavanaugh also discusses upcoming collaborative projects going on at Warren Achievement.
Executive Director of Family Planning Services of Western Illinois Ashley German, highlights what their program is all about, involving confidential, low-cost, preventative health care to males and females to help with their sexual health and reproductive health needs. For more information, visit familyplanningservice.net or call 309-343-6162.
District Conservationist Cathy Froelich and Executive Director at the local FSA Office Garrett Lenz of the NRCS share that CRP payments are going out. For more information, log onto nrcs.usda.gov.
Superintendent Ed Fletcher discusses their latest board meeting items, including the Student Support Specialists, the hiring of a third counselor, and possibly starting a summer school program next year.
Executive Director Mary Reed and Family Services’ Lisa Medina-Foshay, discuss the Head Start and Early Head Start programs and how to enroll your child today.
Associate Director Bohnemkamp discusses upcoming events for Stone-Hayes. A Town Hall meeting will be held On October 16th in Stronghurst and a Personal Assistant Orientation will be held on October 25th.
Troy Conziahr of the Monmouth Bayer Crop Science Learning Center, discusses corn and bean yields, nitrogen management in the fields, SmartStax Pro, and more.
President Ken Springer discusses the upcoming Manufacturing Showcase at Galesburg and Knoxville High School’s being put on by the Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development on Tuesday October 30th. For more information, call 309-343-1194.
Hannah Maher, Associate Vice President for Development and College Relations, highlights the weekends events taking place during the Monmouth College’s Homecoming. For more information, log onto monmouthcollege.edu.
Stan Jenks and Jeannie Webber discuss the Maple Leaf Community Concert Series, which kicks off on November 1st with Tapestry. The series will take place in Dahl Chapel at 7pm. Season concert tickets are $70 or $30 per concert. Tickets can be purchased online, at the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce, or at the door on the night of the event. For more information, visit https://mapleleafccs.com/.
Monmouth Fire Chief Casey Rexroat discusses National Fire Prevention Week, October 8th through the 14th. Rexroat also shares tips on preventing fires while using space heaters and fireplaces, being aware of using candles and decorations, and the leaf burning policy in Monmouth.
President of the Illinois Corn Husking Competition, Richard Humes, shares details about the upcoming contest on Sunday October 7th. For more information, visit illinoiscornhusking.com.
Beth Reedy is a 1974 graduate of Yorkwood High School and resides in Monmouth. She discusses teachers who inspired her, her teaching days, and what she is up to today. Reedy will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award at the ceremony on October 6th in the Warren County History Museum at 10 am.
Mayor Rod Davies presented the State of the City address this week. In spite of the challenges provided by Springfield, Fiscal Year 2018 was another good year for Monmouth.
Tammy Wolbers, a 1997 Monmouth High School graduate, is one of three highly accomplished individuals being inducted into the Monmouth-Roseville Hall of Achievement. Wolbers shares about her time in high school, teachers who inspired her, and what she is up to today. The ceremony will take place on Saturday October 6th at 10 am in the Warren County History Museum.
Jill Miller Denning, a 1989 Monmouth High School graduate, is one of three highly accomplished individuals being inducted into the Monmouth-Roseville Hall of Achievement. Ms. Denning shares about her time in high school, teachers who inspired her, and what she is up to today. The ceremony will take place on Saturday October 6th at 10 am in the Warren County History Museum.