Jodi Herr – The Cremation Assistance Foundation – 8/20/18

Jodi Herr, Assistant Director for the foundation, discusses what the foundation is all about and shares that everyone deserves to right to a proper burial and that is exactly what the foundation is striving for. For more information about the foundation, log onto

Dennis Washburn – DJ’s Automotive – 8/16/18

Dennis Washburn, owner of DJ’s Automotive, discusses the business started over 25 years ago and shares his love for working on cars. The staff at DJ’s work in a professional and timely manner and want to keep their customers coming back. For you next car needs, check out DJ’s Automotive at 2068 US 67 in Monmouth, next to Pioneer Seed.

Casey Grant – The Crossing – 8/16/18

Casey Grant, the Campus Minister for the Monmouth location, discusses they are expanding in the area and launch on September 9th at 10 am. The church will be in the old 1st Street Armoury building, 215 South 1st Street in Monmouth. For more information, log onto or come check out Grant in Macomb at 9 am or 10:45 am before the startup in Monmouth on September 9th.

Sergeant Matt Greenlief – Warren County Jail – 8/15/18

Sergeant Matt Greenlief at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, gave staff at radio station a tour of the jail and addressed concerns. The major concern is the safety between the staff and the inmates. He also talks how they have outgrown the facility and that some things need upgraded. Greenlief also shared they are actively hiring new staff and are in constant contact with the county board to get the jail reopened.

Lee Ann Porter – Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank – 8-15-18

Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank will hold a bingo night to help raise money for families in need. Lee Ann Porter, Founder and Executive Director of the organization, explained what will take place at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Galesburg this Saturday.

Eileen Inness – Galesburg Cottage Hospital – 8/14/18

Eileen Inness, Director of Marketing at Cottage, discusses the upcoming Women’s Health Expo at Cedar Creek Hall at the old American Legion building, located at 571 E North Street in Galesburg. The event will include vendors, health screenings, and complimentary wine and Stella Artois tastings.

Chief Casey Rexroat – Monmouth Fire Department – 8/14/18

Fire Chief Casey Rexroat, talks that dry weather conditions have increased the risk of fires getting out of control. He wants to remind those of burning to stay with the fire until it is out and have a water source nearby. Rexroat also talks back to school safety and carbon monoxide.

Ken Springer – Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development – 8/14/18

Ken Springer, President of the Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development, shares a Culver’s is coming to Galesburg and will open early next year and are looking to hire around 100 employees. He also shares there are other jobs available in the Galesburg area, including multiple with the Regional Office of Education. For more information, log onto or Galesburg. org.

Kellen Hinrichsen – Warren County History Museum – 8/14/18

Kellen Hinrichsen, Pattee Executive Director for the museum, discusses an upcoming Show and Tell event on Thursday August 16th from 7 to 8 pm. The event is free to the public and refreshments will be provided. Hinrichsen also highlights an event coming up on September 22nd at the museum.

Amy Patterson & Sean Cavanaugh – Market Alley Music Days – 8/14/18

Amy Patterson and Sean Cavanaugh, Marketing Director at Warren Achievement, discuss the upcoming Market Alley Music Days Wednesday August 15th at the Buchannan Center for the Arts. Warren County Public Transportation are the sponsors. The food will be provided by Alfano’s Pizza and Italian Cuisine and the musical entertainment will be Shania Paige.

Sean Cavanaugh – Warren Achievement Center – 8/9/18

Sean Cavanaugh, Marketing Coordinator at Warren Achievement, shares they are sponsoring the last installment of Market Alley Music Days on August 15th. He also discusses an upcoming “Tell Me A Story” event coming up on August 29th at the Buchannan Center For The Arts at 6 pm.

Tina Canada – OSF Holy Family Medical Center – 8/8/18

Tina Canada, Diabetes Education Coordinator at OSF, shares they are teaming up with the Warren County Health Department to offer free Blood Pressure and Cholesterol screenings at Baconfest on Friday August 10th. Canada also shares warning signs of a heart attack and stroke. To get your levels checked to prevent these call 734-3141.

Todd DeDecker – Bishop Hill Festival of the Arts – 8/7/18

Todd DeDecker, administrator for the Bishop Hill Heritage Association, discusses their upcoming Festival of the Arts on August 11th and 12th. The event is free with tons of family activities to enjoy. He also highlighted their upcoming Chautauqua event on August 25th.

Erin Buckmaster – Knox County Humane Society – 8/7/18

Erin Buckmaster, Executive Director at the Knox County Humane Society, talks their upcoming Doggy Jog on September 15th. She also wants to remind owners not to leave your dogs in your cars and if they are outside make sure they have shade and water. Buckmaster also shares there are plenty of cats and dogs looking for their forever homes.

Doug Ball & Robin Richards – A Better Track – 7-24-18

A Better Track Rehab & Recovery gives those suffering from addiction a place to go to get help. The 20,000 square foot facility has 38 rooms, a learning center, and an urban farm to help addicts get away from their addiction. Doug Ball and Robin Richards give details on the center.

Charlie Brown – Tombstone Bowling – 7/24/18

Charlie Brown, owner of Tombstone Bowling, shares details about the upcoming leagues bowlers can be a part of. Meeting for the leagues will begin the week of August 5th. Open bowling will start October 6th and will be on Saturdays starting at 6pm. For more information call 734-5566.

Amy Patterson and Michelle Reyburn – Market Alley Music Days – 7/24/18

Amy Patterson, with the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce, and Michelle Reyburn, HR at Smithfield, stopped by to promote another Market Alley Music Days event happening July 25th. The event is sponsored by Smithfield and Cloverleaf. Food is provided by Petey’s and music is provided by Almost Live.

Catherine Ayers – IL Breast and Cervical Cancer Program – 7/19/18

Catherine Ayers, Director of Family Health Services at the Knox County Health Department, shares details about their Breast and Cervical Cancer program and how you can qualify to get screened. To get more information on how to qualify, contact Nicole Brandenburg or Catherine Ayers at 309-344-2224.

M-R Titans Performing Arts Boosters – “Whose Line is it Anyway” – 7/18/18

Members of the Titans Performing Arts Boosters at Monmouth-Roseville discuss their upcoming fundraiser event “Whose Line is it Anyway”. The show will take place on Friday July 27th at the Fusion Theater. Doors open at 6pm with the show starting at 7pm. Come on out for a fun event and help give the performers some great ideas! For more information, check out their Facebook page, Titans Performing Arts Boosters.

Kristine Gilbert – Buchanan Center for the Arts – 7/18/18

Kristine Gilbert, Executive Director at the Buchanan Center, shares details about the 37th annual photography show, starting July 24th. She also talks about a couple other event happening at the Buchanan Center. For more information call them at 734-3033.

Lew Steinbrecher & Ken Helms – City of Monmouth – 7-17-18

The Monmouth City Council met on Monday night. Among the topics discussed were: an impending plan to replace fire trucks, the removal of a railroad crossing on North Main St., and a motor fuel tax in the city. Lew Steinbrecher and Ken Helms share their thoughts on the latest meeting.

Jenson Parkins, Malia Killey, Madison Ballard, DeNeene Killey – Warren County Fair Queen Pageant – 7-16-18

The 25th annual Miss, Junior Miss, and Little Miss Warren County Fair Queen Pageant was held this past Saturday in Roseville. The winners at each division, Madison Ballard, Malia Killey, and Jenson Parkins, stopped by the studio along with Pageant Director DeNeene Killey to discuss the fun weekend.

Dwight White – Galesburg NAACP Branch #3016 – 7-13-18

The Galesburg NAACP is holding a Back-to-School Cookout at Kiwanis Park on Saturday, Aug. 11. Free backpacks and haircuts will be made available for children before heading back to school in the fall. Dwight White, VP of the Galesburg NAACP, discusses this exciting event.

Gary Pullen – Teddy Bear Fundraiser Event – 7/12/18

Gary Pullen, operator of Teddy Bear in Monmouth, shares that Felix & Fingers Dueling Pianos will be back for a 4th annual show and fundraiser event on Saturday August 4th from 5 to 10pm at the Rivoli Theater. For more information, check out their Facebook page, Felix & Fingers Dueling Pianos Show.

Michelle Moore – Big Catz BBQ – 7/11/18

Michelle Moore of Big Catz BBQ discusses the upcoming Sunday Funday event happening Sunday July 15th. The event is being put on by Bikers Spot Magazine and is a bike/car cruise in. She also discusses about the restaurant and an upcoming Labor Day Rock Fair on September 2nd. For more info check out their Facebook page.

Krissy Stewart & Dylan Dare – Pack the Lot at Granny’s – 7/11/18

Krissy Stewart, owner of Granny’s Dinner Bell, and Dylan Dare talk about the Pack the Lot event happening now until late Friday at Granny’s. They are collecting donations for the Ronald McDonald House and St. Jude’s. Come on out to the event Friday, located on 1223 N 6th Street in Monmouth.

Michelle Rayburn – Market Alley Music Days – 7/10/18

Michelle Rayburn, Human Resources Manager at Smithfield, discusses Market Alley Music Days happening on Wednesday July 11th. She also discusses a new department at Smithfield will open and they are hiring. She also highlights the upcoming Baconfest.

Doug Dennison, Kevin Ferry & Students – Voice Program Summer Play – 7-9-18

The VOICE Program of United and Monmouth-Roseville school districts allows students to put on two plays throughout the year. The 2018 summer edition of their play is this week on Wednesday and Thursday. Members of the cast along with Doug Dennison and Kevin Ferry give us a preview of the performance.

Stacy Brown – Bridgeway – 7-9-18

Suicide affects almost everyone  in every community in some way, shape, or form. Bridgeway’s Stacy Brown shares information about a documentary showing at the Orpheum Theater in Galesburg. The film, Suicide: The Ripple Effect, discusses the story of a man who attempted suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge.

Chris Gavin – Monmouth Rotary Club – 7-5-18

The 100th anniversary of the Monmouth Rotary Club is cause for celebration; that is why the Club has come together, along with many other organizations in Monmouth, to raise funds for a new spray park in town. Chris Gavin discusses the implementation of the latest addition to Pattee Park.

Tom Glenn – Warren County YMCA Update – 6/22/18

Tom Glenn, Adult Sports Program Director and Special Olympics Athletic Director, shares about past and upcoming events for the Warren County YMCA including: the softball tournament benefiting Kids Need Heroes Program, Special Olympics state track meet, and the upcoming 80th annual old-timers softball game.

Chris & Dennis Brooks – DuWayne Brooks Music Festival – 6-18-18

Members of the Brooks Brothers Band, Chris and Dennis, stopped in to discuss this year’s DuWayne Brooks Music Festival. The event is this Saturday, and will feature some great music, food, a silent and live auction, and more. The all-day gathering is put on to raise awareness for diabetes and music.

Bob Spears – America’s Run for the Fallen – 6-12-18

America’s Run for the Fallen 2018 is coming to the Monmouth and Galesburg area this Friday, June 15th culminating in a ceremony to be held at Lincoln Park in Galesburg at 6 p.m. Bob Spears, Executive Director of the Defenders of Freedom Veterans Home explains the event.

Halfway to Freezing for Food – Sheriff Martin Edwards & Chuck Grant – Warren County Sheriff’s Department & Monmouth-Roseville Basketball – 6-6-18

Sheriff Edwards discussed a couple problems in the area: traffic safety and fentanyl. Coach Grant discusses the summer plans for the boys basketball program at Monmouth-Roseville.

Halfway to Freezing for Food – Jeremy Adolphson, Kevin Ferry, Chad Carlson, and Todd Wetterling – Monmouth-Roseville Athletics – 6-5-18

A great athletic year for District 238 wrapped up with the end of the academic school year last month. Coaches from both the high school and junior high recap the successes each school experienced.

Halfway to Freezing for Food – Nicole Trego – Monmouth-Roseville School Board – 6-1-18

Nicole Trego with the M-R School Board was happy that the district received some state aid this past school year, but doesn’t believe the district should expect the same thing next year. She also talked about the trip the high school’s choir took to NYC to sing at Carnegie Hall.