Galesburg http://peoriapublicradio.org en Ameren Transmission Co wraps up public meetings on proposed transmission line route http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/ameren-transmission-co-wraps-public-meetings-proposed-transmission-line-route <div>Ameren Transmission Company is getting ready to study public opinion on its plan to construct a 345-thousand-volt transmission line from Peoria to Galesburg. The company held the last of its public open houses on the matter Thursday.</div><div> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:36:52 +0000 Denise Molina 24798 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Ameren Transmission Co wraps up public meetings on proposed transmission line route Jury selection begins in third murder trial of Nicholas Sheley http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/jury-selection-begins-third-murder-trial-nicholas-sheley <div>Under heavy security in Rock Island, jury selection began this week for the third murder trial of Nicholas Sheley. The 34-year-old from Sterling is currently serving two life sentences for murder. And he's now standing trial on charges that six years ago, he killed four people in Whiteside County.</div><div> Tue, 13 May 2014 11:23:40 +0000 Michelle O'Neill 23217 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Jury selection begins in third murder trial of Nicholas Sheley Public comment needed on proposed electric transmission line http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/public-comment-needed-proposed-electric-transmission-line <p>Peoria residents will get the chance this week to weigh in on where a new electric transmission line will be located. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois is working to build the 345,000-volt Spoon River Transmission Line between Galesburg and Peoria. The goal is to help deliver more renewable energy to customers.</p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:39:25 +0000 Denise Molina 22603 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Public comment needed on proposed electric transmission line A look at Galesburg’s Sustainable Business Center http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/look-galesburg-s-sustainable-business-center <p>The newest tenant at Galesburg’s Sustainable Business Center is a coffee shop called Jerry’s Mojo. &nbsp;However, the owner is only at the Center when he parks the shop at the end of the day. &nbsp;IPR’s Scott Stuntz explains:</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Scott Stuntz 15005 at http://peoriapublicradio.org A look at Galesburg’s Sustainable Business Center Galesburg officials talk economic struggles, successes during Obama visit http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/galesburg-officials-talk-economic-struggles-successes-during-obama-visit <div>Galesburg city leaders say the community was a fitting stop for President Obama to kick-off his new economic focus. The city was the first location in a series of speeches for the President to sell his vision for a thriving economy. Gary Camarano is Galesburg’s Global Strategies Director. He says the city economy was rough in 2004 when Maytag closed and thousands of workers lost their jobs:</div><div> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:56:23 +0000 Alex Rusciano & Orko Manna 9398 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Galesburg officials talk economic struggles, successes during Obama visit Obama sounds familiar themes at Knox College speech http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/obama-sounds-familiar-themes-knox-college-speech <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Speaking to a boisterous crown at Knox College today, President Obama outlined what he wants to do to rebuild the </span>middleclass<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span>IPR’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Scott </span>Stuntz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports:</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:42:20 +0000 Scott Stuntz 9380 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Obama sounds familiar themes at Knox College speech Tickets available to see President speak in Galesburg http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tickets-available-see-president-speak-galesburg <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">President Barack Obama is set to speak at Knox College when he visits Galesburg this week. Obama will kick off a series of speeches laying out his vision for rebuilding the economy to grow the middle class. The President’s visit is Wednesday.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:25:57 +0000 Denise Molina 9236 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tickets available to see President speak in Galesburg President Obama to visit the region http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/president-obama-visit-region <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>White House officials are confirming the president is traveling to Galesburg next Wednesday. President Obama is planning to be in Galesburg for an event on the economy. Details on the president’s travel plans and associated events are not yet available.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:33:13 +0000 Tanya Koonce 9082 at http://peoriapublicradio.org President Obama to visit the region