The Galesburg Election Board has filed a petition to have Knox County Treasurer Robin Davis held in civil contempt for not paying wage increases the panel has called for.
Knox County’s proposed new budget includes a temporary property tax increase.
The Knox County Board is getting ready to issue its draft budget for the next fiscal year.
A third of Illinois residents live in, or a very near poverty levels. That’s the finding of a new report which also shows some of the counties with the highest poverty rates are in Western Illinois.