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Death

September 5, 2018 by Shelley Bowles Labak (Register to contact)

Kathryn (Kathy) McDowell Pless passed away on August 31, 2018 after a long illness.

Death

February 12, 2018 by Katherine Owen Gould (Register to contact)

Katherine Owen Gould passed away peacefully on
February 10, 2018 in her home in Rio Rancho, NM

45 Year Reunion

February 13, 2015 by Rob Johnson (Register to contact)

Planning to attend the 45th Reunion in 2017! Look forward to seeing everyone!

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Galesburg High School graduates 258 seniors  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — To the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” they entered the Roland O. Hegg Auditorium Sunday afternoon: the 258 members of Galesburg ...



D-205 mulls GHS schedule options - News  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg School District 205 has begun discussing potential changes to the Galesburg High School class schedule in anticipation of the ...



Education briefs for 5/26/19  Galesburg Register-Mail

Kindergarten Round-up is May 28GALESBURG — Galesburg Community Unit School District No. 205 invites all incoming kindergartners and their families to ...



Galesburg Football: Numbers up for Streaks  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg High School football coach Michael Washabaugh would like to forget about how 2018 went.The Silver Streaks finished with an 1-8 ...



RR Days offers something for all  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Railroad Days rolled on Saturday for the 42nd year in downtown Galesburg, bringing with it a variety of activities for the populace of Galesburg ...



A day-by-day guide to Railroad Days 2019  Galesburg Register-Mail

THURSDAY, JUNE 20• Galesburg Railroad Museum: Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 211 S. Seminary St. Admission $6/adults, $3/children ages 8-16, free for children 7 ...



GHS announces HOF Class of 2019  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — The Galesburg High School Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will feature individuals spanning across five different decades and sports from fall, ...



Pride picnic brings people together  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — People from all stations in life and of all ages came to Lake Storey Park Sunday afternoon in order to celebrate at the second annual Pride ...



Education briefs for June 9, 2019  Galesburg Register-Mail

Cavanah graduates from Saint Francis College of NursingPEORIA — Kylie Cavanah of Peoria graduated with a master of science in nursing (with distinction) ...



Galesburg Baseball: Aten tabbed all-state  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg High School's Connor Aten is one of 25 players named to the 2019 Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Class 3A ...



Galesburg Baseball: Memorable ride for Streaks  Galesburg Register-Mail

Progress.That's the one word Galesburg High School baseball coach Jeremy Pickrel uses to describe the 2019 season.And it certainly fits the bill for the Silver ...



Photos: Knoxville Top Students  Galesburg Register-Mail

Knoxville High School has announced its top students in the Class of 2019. Student profiles provided by the students are listed below in class rank: Buy Photo.



Photos: Monmouth-Roseville Top Students  Galesburg Register-Mail

Monmouth-Roseville High School names 16 graduates to the MRHS Academic Hall of Fame. Academic Hall of Fame requirements include 3.9 or over overall ...



GHS brings the 'Mary Poppins' magic - News  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — “Uncanny nannies are hard to find,” as the song goes, but one can be found this weekend at Galesburg High School. In fact, she's “practically ...



Galesburg High School ‘threat’ actually just rumors  WQAD Moline

GALESBURG, Illinois -- A "threat" made to Galesburg High School was actually just rumors, the Galesburg Police Department said on Monday, March 4.



Galesburg Softball: Streaks senior strong  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg High School softball coach Brad Swanson is feeling pretty good heading into his eighth season. That's because when Swanson ...



Galesburg School Board reviews Lombard plans  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Monday's District 205 School Board meeting brought a packed house to Lincoln Education Center, concerned over the upcoming construction ...



Canton shaky in loss to Maple Leafs  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — Canton saw its softball season come to end in a 12-0, six-inning defeat against Geneseo on Wednesday in the Class 3A Peoria Sectional semifinals ...



Photos: Abingdon-Avon High School Graduation  Galesburg Register-Mail

Abingdon-Avon High School graduated 45 seniors during commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Buy Photo. [1/19] STEVE DAVIS/The Register- ...



CEO program fosters teen entrepreneurs  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — ROWVA High School junior Gracie Gibbons may seem like an ordinary student, but she's also an entrepreneur. Her business is called G's ...



300 participate in Sandburg commencement  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — About 300 students participated in the Carl Sandburg College 51st Annual Commencement Thursday night at the Galesburg High School ...



Galesburg Baseball: Streaks sport new looks  Galesburg Register-Mail

The Galesburg High School baseball team opens the 2019 season this weekend in Metro East Classic action in the St. Louis area.And fans who watched the ...



'Wizard of Oz' comes to GHS - News  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — The show must go on, as they say in showbiz — and in Galesburg District 205's theater department. Despite the past week's snow, ice, subzero ...



Streaks Notebook: Baseball, softball teams learn seeds, foes  Galesburg Register-Mail

The Galesburg High School baseball team will be trying to win its first regional under coach Jeremy Pickrel and the Silver Streaks' softball team will try to do the ...



Galesburg Track: Wilson on track to serve  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Caden Wilson wants to qualify for the Class 2A boys track and field state meet in the 800-meter run. And he has a desire to serve.



Galesburg Baseball: PND takes Galesburg 6-4 - Sports  Galesburg Register-Mail

PEORIA – The Galesburg High School baseball team took an early lead but could not hold on in a 6-4 loss to Peoria Notre Dame on Saturday.The Silver ...



Galesburg Boys Basketball: Galesburg stumbles at Kewanee 55-51  Galesburg Register-Mail

KEWANEE — Galesburg High School boys basketball coach Mike Reynolds wasn't close to impressed with the physicality his team displayed Tuesday night in ...



GHS student recovering from lunchtime seizure  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — During a month and a half span in November and December, Christopher Hagler had four seizures while at Galesburg High School. Each time ...



Photos: GIRLS TRACK & FIELD: 1A SECTIONAL  Galesburg Register-Mail

The class 1A girls sectional track & field meet was held at Galesburg High School's Van Dyke Field on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Buy Photo. [1/32] STEVE DAVIS ...



District 205 OKs $40M in bonds for building work  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — In the first school board meeting of the year, the District 205 Board of Education approved two bond issues, outlined plans for facilities ...



D205 planning for facility changes  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Since November's approval of an approximately $56 million facilities plan to update buildings, District 205 now hopes to break new ground on ...



District 205 Board narrows building plans  Galesburg Register-Mail

The Register-Mail's original story incorrectly included Plan 3 as still on the table. Plan 3 was rejected. Plans 2, 4 and 5 are still being considered. We apologize ...



Galesburg High School Band wins grand championship  Galesburg Register-Mail

METAMORA — The Galesburg Marching Streaks were winners Saturday, taking home multiple awards, including a grand championship at the Metamora ...



District 205 school changes would not take hold until 2020-21 year  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — After Monday's board meeting narrowed down five potential options to three, District 205 has offered further clarifications and details on the ...



Galesburg Girls Soccer: Ellis to hit pitch at IC  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Brennah Ellis knows what she needs to focus on before collegiate soccer. Ellis opted to graduate from Galesburg High School at midterm, ...



Galesburg Baseball: Streaks Classic schedule announced  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG – The Galesburg High School varsity baseball team has released the schedule for this weekend's Streaks Classic.Peoria Notre Dame and Dunlap ...



Steele, Lombard first schools up for updates  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — District 205 continues to clarify construction plans, the first of which are set to be underway this summer, releasing a floor plan for the upcoming ...



2 options for school closure presented  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — The superintendent of Galesburg School District 205 presented two final options for closing one of the district's schools at the last community ...



Galesburg-area students earn academic recognition  Galesburg Register-Mail

Kindergarten pre-registration scheduled KNOXVILLE — Mable Woolsey Elementary School will hold kindergarten pre-registration at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on ...



Galesburg Girls Track: Streaks trio ready for state  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Three individuals will represent Galesburg High School's girls track and field team in four events at the Class 2A state meet this weekend.



GHS student wins Congressional Art Competition  Galesburg Register-Mail

MOLINE — U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, announced on Tuesday the winner and runners-up of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition in Illinois' 17th ...



GHS Choir caps off year with Madrigal Dinner, holiday concert  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Are you in the holiday spirit? The Galesburg High School Choir is. The celebrated choir is preparing for the return of two classic programs, ...



Streaks Notebook: GHS bowlers burning up lanes  Galesburg Register-Mail

Just over three years ago, the Galesburg High School bowling program was on the verge of being eliminated.The District 205 School Board ended up tabling the ...



Galesburg Softball: Best friends sign separately, but together  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Three Galesburg High School softball players fought back tears Wednesday afternoon in the school's library.The moisture represented both joy ...



School Dist. 205 board approves $56M facilities plan  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Monday night's school board meeting brought a culmination to months, if not years, of board discussion. The board unanimously approved a ...



Streaks Notebook: Cunningham glad he returned to Galesburg  Galesburg Register-Mail

“Him returning back to Galesburg was a good thing, I think for him, and it was a good thing for our team.” Galesburg High School's Keith “Trey” Cunningham has ...



Galesburg Boys Basketball: Streaks run away from Alleman  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — The scenario for Galesburg High School playing a boys basketball game at Alleman has remained unchanged for decades: The under-talented ...



Galesburg Boys Basketball: Physical week awaits Streaks  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — In the early going, Galesburg High School boys basketball coach Mike Reynolds has seen his players do some things he's liked and some he ...



Galesburg Baseball: Streaks sweep Blue Devils  Galesburg Register-Mail

QUINCY — Connor Aten wondered how the Galesburg High School baseball team would respond less than 24 hours after having its 17-game winning streak ...



Galesburg Baseball: Streaks Invitational canceled, Galesburg plays today  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — The Galesburg High School baseball team's annual Streaks Invitational slated for this weekend has been nixed due to thunderstorms that are ...



Photos: GALESBURG HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT  Galesburg Register-Mail

Galesburg High School graduated the Class of 2018 at the 155th Commencement Program on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Buy Photo. [1/31] STEVE DAVIS/The ...



Sectional Girls Track: Streaks to state in four events  Galesburg Register-Mail

METAMORA – The Galesburg High School girls track and field team had individuals advance to state in four events out of the Class 2A Metamora Sectional.



Galesburg Boys Basketball: GHS upends Macomb 61-28  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg High School's boys basketball team jumped out to an early 34-14 lead en route to a 61-28 win over Macomb on Tuesday night in a ...



Area Track: Streaks boys, girls take Knox County Quad  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG – The Galesburg High School boys and girls track and field teams won the Knox County Quad on Wednesday. The Silver Streaks took the boys ...



Galesburg Boys Basketball: Streaks let Rocks escape  Galesburg Register-Mail

ROCK ISLAND — The Galesburg High School boys basketball team found one cure for its early rebounding problems against the Rock Island Rocks on Friday ...



Galesburgs Swanson switching from softball to football  Galesburg Register-Mail

It's been a lifelong goal of mine to eventually someday be a head football coach. I love the game of football.”



Energy projects coming to Galesburg, ROWVA, Williamsfield schools  Galesburg Register-Mail

SPRINGFIELD — Twenty-nine solar energy projects are coming to Knox County, but the biggest local project awarded by a state lottery is in Oquawka. That is for ...



3 Galesburg junior high wrestlers make state  Galesburg Register-Mail

Ryan Shipp, co-coach of the team with Alejandro Varela, pushed for membership in the IESA for his wrestlers for several years. GALESBURG - The members of ...



Galesburg Baseball: Streaks Classic called off, Galesburg at PND on Saturday  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — The Galesburg High School baseball team's Streaks Classic which was slated for Friday and Saturday at Jim Sundberg Field was canceled ...



Track and Field: Knox County Quad a tuneup  Galesburg Register-Mail

On the girls side, the Streaks' Daija Range returns to the event for the second time and enters with the second ranked mark in the Class 2A shot put.



Galesburg Boys Swimming: Moline sinks Galesburg 136-47 - Sports  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — The Galesburg High School boys swimming and diving team was sunk by Western Big 6 foe Moline 136-47 at Mustain Pool on Thursday.



Parents trying to understand why their son can’t attend school  OurQuadCities

Parents of a Galesburg High School student are frustrated their son isn't being allowed back in school.



Galesburg Baseball: Aten commits to Bradley  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg High School junior Connor Aten has lifted a weight off his shoulders.On Monday night, the 17-year-old announced via Twitter ...



Galesburg Boys Swimming: Giles signs to swim at Iowa Central  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Andres “Drew” Giles began swimming laps as a Galesburg High School freshman to stay in shape for baseball, which he's since given up.



Galesburg Baseball: Quartet of Streaks grab All-WB6 honors  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Three members of Galesburg High School's baseball team were named to the Western Big 6's All-Conference team.Silver Streaks senior ...



Knox expanding dual credit program  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Next school year, area high school students interested in college-level classes will have more options. Knox College is expanding its dual ...



Galesburg Girls Basketball: Streaks end skid 62-15  Galesburg Register-Mail

We needed a game like that."



Galesburg Softball: Streaks win 2-1, battle to 0-0 tie - Sports  Galesburg Register-Mail

METAMORA – The Galesburg High School softball team edged Metamora 2-1 and followed with 0-0 tie with Sterling at the triple header games at Metamora on ...



Photos: GHS Sweetheart Swirl Assembly  Galesburg Register-Mail

[1/24] STEVE DAVIS/The Register-Mail. Galesburg High School senior Emma Wolfe is surprised as she's crowned Sweetheart Swirl Queen by King Drew ...



Galesburg Football: Ramirez picks St. Ambrose  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG - One of the top running backs in Galesburg High School football history has chosen a college. Kobe Ramirez, a three-year varsity player who ...



2018 school registration information  Galesburg Register-Mail

Abingdon-Avon Community School District 276Registration: Registration will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at each school building. Online registration opens July ...



Last District 205 building talk planned today at Steele  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — District 205 residents have one more opportunity to discuss building options with the administration before the School Board chooses a plan.



Streaks Notebook: Cunningham suits up for Showcase  Galesburg Register-Mail

Galesburg High School's Keith “Trey” Cunningham will don a No. 10 Silver Streaks boys basketball uniform one final time this evening.The senior will do so in ...



R-M Editorial: Public needs all options of school plan  Galesburg Register-Mail

Proposals to forever change the face of schools in District 205 are on the table. The School Board is considering building plans that would cost from $40 million ...



Galesburg Football: Streaks vs. Panthers washed out  Galesburg Register-Mail

Galesburg's varsity squad will face UT at 1 p.m. Saturday and the second half of the sophomore affair will follow with the Panthers holding a 7-6 lead over the ...



Galesburg Boys Track: Streaks sixth at WB6 meet  Galesburg Register-Mail

EAST MOLINE – The Galesburg High School boys track and field team finished sixth with 40 points at the Western Big 6 Meet on Thursday.Moline won the title ...



Galesburg Girls Basketball: Galesburg dumps Quincy 59-41  Galesburg Register-Mail

“I thought we had good offensive discipline,” Galesburg coach Evan Massey said. “It was a good effort all around.” GALESBURG — The Galesburg High School ...



Photos: Galesburg High School Graduation - The Register-Mail - Galesburg, IL  Galesburg Register-Mail

Photos from Galesburg High School's 154th Commencement Program, held at Roland O. Hegg Auditorium on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Buy Photo. [1/42] STEVE ...



Galesburg Baseball: Freshmen rout Panthers 20-0  Galesburg Register-Mail

EAST MOLINE – The Galesburg High School freshmen baseball team handled United Township 20-0 in four innings on Tuesday.The Silver Streaks (10-2) ...



ROWVA grad talks books with students  Galesburg Register-Mail

ONEIDA — ROWVA Elementary played host to a homegrown author Tuesday afternoon when songwriter and author Stephanie DeWitt, Williamsfield, paid a visit ...



20 under 40: D205’s Springer a life-long learner, teacher, too  Galesburg Register-Mail

About this feature: The Galesburg Chamber of Commerce is recognizing 20 people under age 40 for success in the business community. The Register-Mail will ...



Education briefs: Jan. 20, 2019  Galesburg Register-Mail

Carl Sandburg College honors — part-time students. GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College has released the names of part-time students who qualified for the ...



MRHS grad makes history at Carl Sandburg College  Galesburg Register-Mail

MONMOUTH — In 2006, Brigida Velazquez was the first in her family to graduate from high school. Next week she continues that “first” tradition by graduating ...



Gale scholarships go to 10 students  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Ten Galesburg eighth graders were inducted into the George Washington Gale Scholars Class of 2023 in a ceremony Thursday afternoon at ...



Galesburg Boys Basketball: Streaks face busy weekend  Galesburg Register-Mail

"To be honest, we've scuffled on Fridays," said Reynolds. "It's an opportunity for us to see if we can put it together on the road in a tough environment."



Galesburg gathers public input on proposed school closures and improvements  WQAD Moline

GALESBURG, Illinois - Blaming declining enrollment and aging buildings, District 205 faces tough decisions about closing some schools while improving others.



Galesburg High School: Flater resigning as AD  Galesburg Register-Mail

Multiple sources have told The Register-Mail that Flater informed GHS coaches of his decision in a meeting held Friday. GALESBURG - Jeff Flater is resigning ...



Streaks Notebook: Galesburg boys strive for good things  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG - In his 11th season as Galesburg High School boys basketball coach, Mike Reynolds has enjoyed a long - but not overly lengthy tenure.



Galesburg Softball: Streaks versus Rockets today  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG – The Galesburg High School softball team will travel to Rockridge today for a 4:45 p.m. affair.The junior varsity Silver Streaks will play following ...



Galesburg Baseball: Streaks win eighth in row  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — A rainy forecast for the weekend forced the cancellation of the annual Streaks Classic at Jim Sundberg Field and a reshuffling of the games.



Galesburg Baseball: Freshmen fall to Canton 12-2  Galesburg Register-Mail

CANTON – The Galesburg High School freshmen baseball team fell to Canton 12-2 in five innings on Thursday.The Silver Streaks (19-5) scored single runs in ...



Cross Country Invite: Streaks 2nd, 3rd  Galesburg Register-Mail

GHS girls coach Jodie Chapman was pleased with the results. "The girls did a nice job placing three in the top 10," she said. GALESBURG - Only 10 of the ...



Galesburg Girls Track: Streaks 4th at WB6 Meet  Galesburg Register-Mail

MOLINE — The Galesburg High School girls track and field team placed fourth at the Western Big 6 Conference meet on Friday night.And Alleman won its first ...



Education briefs: April 14, 2019 - News - The Register-Mail - Galesburg, IL  Galesburg Register-Mail

Area students graduate from St. Ambrose DAVENPORT, Iowa — St. Ambrose University has announced graduates. Area students include:Alexis: Emily Hull, ...



Sectional soccer at Galesburg postponed - Sports  Peoria Journal Star

GALESBURG — The Class 2A girls soccer Galesburg Sectional has been postponed until Wednesday because of inclement weather.Game times remain the ...



Galesburg Boys Basketball: Streaks holiday play at Taylorville  Galesburg Register-Mail

TAYLORVILLE - The Galesburg High School boys basketball team will open the Taylorville Holiday Tournament against Rochester in a 7 p.m. game Dec. 27.



D205 approves King building plan  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — At the May 13 board meeting, District 205 inched closer to the demolition of the Zephyr Dome, while also setting further plans for the future of ...



14 grads top GHS Class of 2018  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg High School has named the following students as the top 5 percent in the Class of 2018. Student profiles are listed alphabetically.



New GHS band director aims to build on competitive history  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Incoming Galesburg High School band director Andy Empey has big shoes to fill.With the retirement of longtime GHS director and former Fine ...



Galesburg Boys Basketball: Streaks get signature win  Galesburg Register-Mail

“It's a signature win,” said Reynolds, whose team improved to 10-6. “It's nice to get over the hump.” MORTON - Galesburg High School boys basketball coach ...



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