Regional Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-11-01T08:20:12Z Welding Seminar  Black Hawk College in Kewanee will soon open the doors to their new Welding and Skilled Trades Center with classes shifted from the Community Education Center to the Welding Center. David Harris is the Coordinator of the Community Education Ce... Bob McKee 2014-10-31T12:00:00Z Avenue of Trees The 3rd Annual Avenue of Trees will be held once again this year at the Boss Community Center and will be one of the highlights of the Christmas season in Kewanee. Even though Halloween is still on the schedule, the deadline to register for the Aven... Bob McKee 2014-10-31T12:00:00Z Halloween Tonight   Area youngsters will be out and about for trick or treating this evening. Trick or treat hours in Kewanee for this evening have been set for 5-7 o’clock. Many area towns will also hold trick or treating tonight from 5-7 and they inclu... Bob McKee 2014-10-31T12:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for October 30   [audio:1030oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z Trick or Treat Schedules   Area youngsters will be out and about for trick or treating on Friday, October 31st at most locations. In fact, many area towns will hold trick or treating on Friday night from 5-7. Those towns that are holding trick or treating from 5-7 on... Bob McKee 2014-10-29T05:00:00Z State Police and Halloween   Illinois State Police are reminding the public of the need for safety during the Halloween season. State Trooper Jason Wilson out of District Seven in East Moline says most definitely, kids can be unpredictable when trick or treating…... Bob McKee 2014-10-30T12:00:00Z Halloween Safety Tips   With the Halloween Season at hand comes some reminders about safety for not only area trick or treater’s but also the general public. RaeAnn Tucker is the Director of Health Promotions with the Henry and Stark County Health Departments... Bob McKee 2014-10-30T12:00:00Z Henry and Stark County Health Department on People to People Health Dept Director of Health Promotions RaeAnn Tucker talks about flu shots and Halloween safety during the October 29th edition of People to People on WKEI   [audio:1029ptphealthdept.mp3]RaeAnn Tucker[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-10-29T05:00:00Z Safety Expert Doug Sommer on Tuned IN Safety Expert Doug Sommer talks about hazardous and distracted driving issue's during the October 29th edition of Tuned IN on WKEI [audio:1029safetyexpertdougsommer.mp3]Doug Sommer[/audio]   Bob McKee 2014-10-29T05:00:00Z Kewanee School Building   Some of the early re-furbishing work on the building at 1001 North Main Street in Kewanee is underway in anticipation of the move of Kewanee School District Offices in the spring of 2015. District 229 Supt of Schools Dr. Chris Sullens says t... Bob McKee 2014-10-29T12:00:00Z Coats for Kids  The Kewanee Salvation Army’s annual Coats for Kids campaign is taking off once again as cold weather settles in more and more. Linda Bolls is the Director of the Kewanee Branch and she says this year’s campaign for coats will also ... Bob McKee 2014-10-29T12:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for October 28   [audio:1028oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-10-28T05:00:00Z Henry County Sheriff Report   Henry County Courthouse Security made a warrant arrest at 11:05 Monday morning. 39 year old Michael Reynolds of Kewanee was wanted on a Henry County Warrant for failure to appear on a status hearing on the original charges of two counts of r... Bob McKee 2014-10-28T05:00:00Z Food Pantry Needs Plastic Bags  The Kewanee Food Pantry is in desperate need of plastic grocery bags for use in the distribution of food items to their clients. Pantry Director Lisa Janey says they have been getting great donations of fruit and vegetable items from Wal-Mart ... Bob McKee 2014-10-28T05:00:00Z Teens and Tech at KPL   Kewanee Public Library will host an ongoing program this afternoon entitled Teens and Tech. KPL Children’s Librarian Sarah Billiet says it will be a free, fun class… [audio:oct28tech1.mp3]Sarah Billiet[/audio]    &n... Bob McKee 2014-10-28T12:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for October 27, 2014 2014-10-27T05:00:00Z Kewanee Park District Info   The golfing season at the Kewanee Park District will continue until the end of November but the 19th Hole Restaurant will be closing for the season this coming Friday, October 31st. Brian Johnson is the Director of Parks and Recreation with ... Bob McKee 2014-10-28T12:00:00Z OSF St Luke Medical Center on Tuned IN OSF Marketing Director Carrie Boelens and Physical Therapist Brea Christiansen talk about a new Parkinsons Support Group during the October 27th edition of Tuned IN on WKEI [audio:1027tinosf.mp3]Carrie Boelens, Brea Christiansen[/audio]     Bob McKee 2014-10-27T05:00:00Z Henry County Sheriff Report   The Henry County Sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop last Friday night on Illnois Route 6 at the Bureau County line. 27 year old Jared Strader of Sheffield was arrested on charges of DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol an... Bob McKee 2014-10-27T05:00:00Z Trick or Treat for UNICEF   The Kewanee High School Key Club will be out on Thursday evening trick or treating for UNICEF. Ali Gustafson with the KHS Key Club says they will be looking for donations to help women and children in third world countries…  [au... Bob McKee 2014-10-27T12:00:00Z