Category: News


Fire Strikes Smithfield Farmland Foods

Link to video: A fire broke out at Smithfield Farmland Foods of Monmouth early evening Monday, Sept. 5. No injuries were reported, but operations at the plant were…

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Starting Off: Politicians and Public Figures

Assignments where the main focus is a politician, public figure or speaker are boring. Sorry. I had to say it. Photos will mostly all come out looking the…

Residents of The Kensington dump buckets of ice water on employees as part of the ASL Ice Bucket Challenge, which has gone viral this past month and raised over $50 million for the ASL Association so far. The Kensington will donate $265 to the cause, and challenges other retirement and assisted living facilities, especially those within the Galesburg RFMS community, to do the same. (Canon Rebel T3i/18-55mm)

Starting Off: Local Community Events

Local community events (and local news in general) has this unfortunate stereotype of being “un-glamorous” or cutesy, but they bring light and color to whatever small town or…