The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention became the first federal agency to acknowledge health risks from cell-phone use - but then suddenly backtracked.Sometime before early June, the CDC posted significant new wording in a "Frequently Asked Questions" section on its website. To the question, "Do cell phones cause health problems in children?" it read, "It's too soon to know for sur...read more
Irene L. Sollenberger, 98, of Kewanee, Il. and formerly of Toulon, Il. died at 12:55 A.M. Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Kewanee Care Home.
Irene was born May 20, 1916 in New Windsor, Il. the daughter of Charles and Olive (Clark) Rosene. Irene married Alvin Sollenberger on December 30, 1939 in Davenport, Ia. The couple moved to Toulon in 1948 to start their farming adventure. Iren...read more
Wyoming – Lois E. Talbert Robbins Wilson, 102, of Wyoming, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Seminary Manor in Galesburg.
Lois was born August 1, 1912, in Stringtown, Illinois, the daughter of William and Sarah Babcock Talbert. She married Lyle E. Robbins on June 7, 1930, in Wyoming. He died September 5, 1957. She later married Winifred...read more
Charles E. Dilenbeck, 87, of Geneseo died on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. at Hammond Henry Long Term Care, Geneseo. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 30th at First United Methodist Church, Geneseo. Rev. Christopher Ritter will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Stackho...read more
Neponset – Margaret L. Wallace-Painter, 60, of Neponset, passed away at 5:21 a.m. Monday, August, 25, 2014, at OSF Saint Luke Medical Center in Kewanee.
Margaret was born January 23, 1954, in Peoria, IL, the daughter of Elam and Lura Osborn Hamilton.
Surviving are two sons, David (Sheri) Painter and Jeremy (Nicole) Painter, both of Bradford; three daughters, Valerie Painter of Toul...read more
William H. “Red” DeSpain, 81, of Geneseo- On the morning of Monday, August 25, 2014, a wonderfully loving and gentle heart stopped beating at Hammond Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Red passed away surrounded by those he loved. A celebration of life service for Red will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Geneseo Evangelical Free Church. Rev. Greg Che...read more