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New Theater

New Theater

Monmouth College is getting a new theater space. Located in downtown Monmouth, the Fusion Theater, as it will be called, is currently under construction. The name “Fusion” stems from the…

High school drill raises questions

“This is a drill” was the repeated disclaimer to messages flooding parents and the Galesburg Community on Nov. 6. The drill was an active shooter exercise conducted at Galesburg High…

Students bring life back to cemetery

After years of neglect, Monmouth College students teamed up with the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society to restore the tombstones at Pioneer Cemetery last weekend. The goal was to…

Danny’s Tap to open by end of year

Danny’s Tap to open by end of year

Tragedy turns into a fresh start as Monmouth’s Danny’s Tap is set to end construction by the end of the year and will feature a newly built beer garden with…

The Packinghouse returns to Galesburg

After three decades, the last year has been difficult for the locally iconic Packinghouse restaurant.  In March of 2012, the Packinghouse was closed for renovations and a menu overhaul.  The motivation for…

Schilling to face Bustos in Nov.

It’s 2012, and that means another presidential election year. The Illinois primaries took place on March 20, and the major races in the area with candidates included the presidential race,…

Monmouth to forgive snow route tickets

MONMOUTH— Due to untimely notification of this weekend’s snow emergency, the City of Monmouth is reducing Snow Emergency Street parking tickets down to a warning. Affected students and Monmouth residents…

Women head to NCAA tournament against University of Chicago

The Fighting Scots went down in history this past weekend by becoming the first ever women’s team to qualify for the NCAA tournament. After defeating Lake Forest and Carroll University,…