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68th Prime Beef Festival keeps Monmouth on the map

68th Prime Beef Festival keeps Monmouth on the map

Another year of Prime Beef Festival fun has come and gone in the blink of an eye. As always, festivalgoers included a mix of people from surrounding communities, Monmouth residents,…

The G/S Alliance: Monmouth-Roseville High School’s own Spectrum

LGBT rights and related groups have joined the forefront of school organizations and clubs in recent years. Monmouth College has Spectrum, a group seeking to “provide an educational environment for…

Smithfield plant up and running next week

Smithfield plant up and running next week

The Courier has learned that electrical testing took place at Smithfield Foods on Thursday and was deemed ready to return to full operations. After a grease fire broke out in…

Innovation Center proposed on Econofoods’ property

Innovation Center proposed on Econofoods’ property

Four Monmouth College professors put forward a proposal to the college and to the Monmouth Park District for an “innovation center,” a space for students to experiment their business ideas.…

Galesburg lead issues gain national attention

With the national spotlight on Flint due to the lead contamination in the water, more communities are being examined to find out if they fall within standards. One of these…

Relay for Life crosses halfway mark

On Saturday, local community members and college students alike showed their support and helped raise money for the fight against cancer. Located in the Monmouth college’s Huff Center, emotions ran…

Gender-neutral bathrooms making their way to campus

Last semester, a proposal was submitted for gender-neutral restrooms in academic halls and residence halls. The proposal passed unanimously providing support from the student body. Hayden Fulfer and Nick Calloway…

Finding strength in numbers

Finding strength in numbers

Riley Thomas, eleven-years-old and recently diagnosed with cancer, surprised her teammates by attending the benefit they hosted in her honor. The sixth grade Monmouth Shooting Stars basketball team planned a…