Galesburg families drawn closer together by living kidney donation

Galesburg families drawn closer together by living kidney donation

80% of people on the organ donor list are waiting for a kidney according to the U.S. Department of Health. And every 14 minutes another person is added to the kidney transplant list. The vast majority of those receiving a kidney transplant get one from a deceased donor. KWQC's Sarah Jones sat down with two Galesburg families were brought closer together through a live donation.

UTHS wins their home opener

The UT Panthers girls soccer team scores early and holds on to a 1-0 lead to improve to 2-0 on the season.

Alleman doubles up Geneseo, Moline squeaks out a win

The Alleman Pioneers beat future Western Big 6 rival Geneseo 8-4, and the Moline Maroons win their season opener on a walk off fielder's choice, 3-2 over Dunlap.

SAU over Trinity

St. Ambrose wins their home opener at their make-shift home field, 20-1.

13 Illinois State troopers have been struck while on the job this year

13 Illinois State troopers have been struck while on the job this year. KWQC's Sarah Jones met with an Illinois state trooper who calls the number staggering.

Many women leave financial decisions to men

A lot of women defer to their husband or male partner to make decisions dealing with money

 

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