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Brimfield 71, Bushnell (B.-Prairie City) 42
Camp Point Central 44, Monmouth-Roseville 35
Champaign Central 85, Champaign St. Thomas More 35
Chicago (Noble Street Charter/Johnson) 61, Chicago (Noble Charter/C. Bulls) 49
Chicago CICS-Ellison 56, Holy Trinity 43
Christian Liberty Academy 56, Islamic Foundation 36
Concord (Triopia) 62, Mt. Sterling (Brown County) 49
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Biggsville West Central 65, Riverdale 62
Buffalo Grove 79, Wauconda 71
Carrollton 58, Carlinville 53
Chicago (Christ the King) 69, CICS-Northtown 30
Chicago (Noble Charter/C. Bulls) 63, Chicago (Noble Steet ITW Speer) 39
Crossroads Christian Academy 86, Rich South 56
Dakota 69, Ashton-Franklin Center 49
Deerfield (Zell Jewish) 66, Chicago CICS-Ellison 62
Monmouth to launch STEM programs in 2019
MONMOUTH, Ill. (AP) — Monmouth College will launch a major academic shift to better position its students to be competitive in careers dealing with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The school announced Tuesday that the STEM initiative will debut in fall 2019.
MONMOUTH, Ill. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victims of a plane crash in western Illinois that left two people dead.
Warren County Coroner Al McGuire on Monday said 65-year-old Robert V. Burkhart of Peoria and 72-year-old Roger D. Lundeen of Galesburg were killed with the plane crashed Sunday about a half mile from the Monmouth Municipal Airport.
MONMOUTH, Ill. (AP) — Officials say two people aboard a plane were killed when it crashed near an airport in rural western Illinois.
The Warren County Sheriff's Department says the crash happed about 11 a.m. Sunday about a half mile from the Monmouth Municipal Airport. The department says the plane was burning when emergency crews arrived at the scene and firefighters put out the flames.
Friday’s 2A prep boys track results
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Here are Friday's results in the class AA boys state track and field meet at Eastern Illinois:
IHSA BOYS TRACK & FIELD STATE MEET RESULTS O'Brien Stadium, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
Glenn W. Chamberlin, of Rochester, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in the Homestead Memory Care Unit.
Je'lon Hornbeak didn't think he played that well when he attended an open tryout Sept. 23, hoping to snag an invitation to the Mad Ants' training camp.
It was a breakout game for Je'lon Hornbeak, the rookie from Monmouth, who totaled 18 points as the Mad Ants emerged victorious 104-77 tonight over defending-champion Raptors 905.
Addison Trail 34, Berwyn-Cicero Morton 7
Aledo (Mercer County) 12, Monmouth United 6
Alton 56, Granite City 14
Alton Marquette 49, Bunker Hill 6
Amboy-LaMoille 20, Galena 14
Amundsen 32, Chicago North Grand 6
Anna-Jonesboro 46, Sparta 14
Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 36, Mid-County Coop 35, OT
Abingdon 41, Rushville-Industry 30
Alden-Hebron def. Watertown Maranatha Baptist, Wis., forfeit
Aledo (Mercer County) 31, Stark County 14
Alton Marquette 47, East Alton-Wood River 0
Amboy-LaMoille 27, Durand 6
Amboy-LaMoille Coop 27, Pecatonica 6
Andrew 28, Bradley-Bourbonnais 25
Anna-Jonesboro 71, Nashville 41
Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 40, Monmouth United 6
The Wednesday, July 12, 110 years ago (1907) “It Happened in Keokuk” told “Sanitary drinking fountains placed in Keokuk schools.” That prompted memory of a long ago letter written to my grandfather, Karl Megchelsen Sr., by his younger sister, Florence Megchelsen.
Jeanette M. Costello, 96, of Galesburg, Ill., died at 1:50 a.m. Monday, April 24, 2017, in the Heritage Park Care Center, Carbondale, Colo.
Anonymous donors pledge $20M gift to Illinois college
MONMOUTH, Ill. (AP) — An anonymous couple has pledged $20 million to a small liberal arts college in western Illinois.
A Monday statement from Monmouth College says it's the largest such gift in the school's 164-year-old history. It'll boost an endowment now at $100 million and will be used, among other things, to increase scholarships.
MONMOUTH, Ill. — Brett Schneider of Fort Madison High School finished first and teammate Sierra Howardson fourth out of 31 runners in the 800-meter run Saturday in the final indoor meet of the spring season.
Kathy Burk Hanson, 68, of Ames, died Friday Dec. 2, 2016, at Israel Family Hospice House in Ames.