History of all 16 Counties: #9 Knox County

KNOX COUNTY POPULATION: 52,919 INTERESTING FACTS: Named for Henry Knox the 1st Secretary of War.  Hosts the Knox County drive, similar to the Spoon River Scenic Drive.   MAJOR CITIES: Galesburg: Population 32195. Home to Knox College and community college Carl Sandburg. Founded by Presbyterian minister George Washington Gale. Home to the 1st anti-slave society …

S1 – Episode 04: Well-Being: Are We Happier in a Small Town?

We've explored a number of topics revolving around social problems we face in rural America, but just because we're studying problems in rural America doesn't mean everyone is miserable. Rural places are awesome places to live and there's endless amounts of great things going on. But here´s our essential question today -  can one make …