Thanks to a federal grant, high school students in Knox County will get help preparing for college. TRIO Upward Bound, a program at Carl Sandburg College, will receive $1.3 million over the next five years.
As it prepares to start a new fiscal year, Black Hawk College will hold two public meetings about its new budget. Wednesday night and Thursday night, officials will present their spending plan, and answer questions.
Graduates of Knox College and their families will hear from an actress, producer, and philanthropist at commencement this weekend. Eva Longoria will address the class of 2017 Sunday morning in Galesburg.