March 19, 2012

Santorum to stop in Galesburg

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum will stop in Galesburg Monday evening ahead of Tuesday’s primary in Illinois, the Galesburg Register-Mail reports.

The Pennsylvania senator will stop in Galesburg at Chez Willy’s around 6 p.m. This stop is scheduled between rallies in Moline and Peoria.

Santorum will be campaigning in Peoria as Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney appears at a fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock there.

Charlie Megenity
Charlie Megenity (formerly Gorney) is a senior double majoring in political science and economics. He previously served TKS as managing editor and as co-news editor while working as the weekend reporter for The Galesburg Register-Mail. Over the summer of 2012, Charlie interned in Wisconsin with, an online hyperlocal news source, where he covered the August 2012 Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting; he will return to Patch during the summer of 2013. He is also the journalism editor for Catch magazine.. Charlie has received three awards from the Illinois College Press Association for newswriting and design, including a first place award for front page layout. He was the 2013 recipient of the Theodore Hazen Kimble Memorial Award in Journalism for a feature story published in The Knox Student. His work has also appeared in The Huffington Post.

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