Regional Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-01-30T03:34:45Z Winter Storm Watch   The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch effective from Saturday, January 31st at 6pm until Sunday, February 1st at 6pm. The Weather Service predicts that snow will develop over the area Saturday afternoon and continue th... Bob McKee 2015-01-30T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for January 30   [audio:130oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-01-30T05:00:00Z Mental Health First Aid Course Bridgeway will sponsor an 8 hour Youth Mental Health First Aid Course on February 20th at the Black Hawk College Community Education Center in Kewanee. Anyone can take the course but it is ideally designed for adults who work with young people ages ... Bob McKee 2015-01-30T05:00:00Z Income Tax Filing Season Is Underway  The income tax filing season for 2014 is underway and that means that most people will need to file a tax return. But not everybody. Michael Devine with the IRS in St Louis outlines who should file a return this year…  [audio:jan... Bob McKee 2015-01-30T12:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for January 29   [audio:129oline.mp3]Open LIne[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-01-29T05:00:00Z Extension Science Program for Girls Girls in 5th Grades are invited by University of Illinois Extension 4-H to attend a Science Siesta overnight which will run from 5:30 p.m. on Friday to 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. The program is designed to inspire girls to seek careers in the science fie... Bob McKee 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z NFL Experience Friday at Wethersfield   Wethersfield will host a fun day for Elementary and Junior High students on Friday during PE classes in the Moss and Elementary Gyms with an activity known as the NFL Experience. District #230 Supt of Schools Mr. Shane Kazubowski says the fu... Bob McKee 2015-01-29T12:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for January 28    [audio:128OLINE.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z Movie Review: Black or White Starring Kevin Costner "Black or White" is a shockingly dopey dramatic sitcom that wants to be a daring exploration of race, culture and class but comes about as close as your average episode of "Family Matters." Costner plays a grandfather who's just lost his wife, has ta... Sean Patrick 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z Girl Scouts   The Girl Scout Organization continues to serve the Kewanee area providing young girls many positive opportunities for enhancement. Anna Gibney, Development Manager with the Quad Cities Leadership Center says today’s scouts merge the ol... Bob McKee 2015-01-29T12:00:00Z WHS Speech Team Places Second in LTC The Wethersfield High School Speech Team competed in the Lincoln Trail Conference Speech Tournament on Saturday, January 24th.  The Flying Geese placed 2nd overall in the team competition portion of the tournament.  Individual honors go to ... Bob McKee 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Vision 20/20 Update Vision 20/20 was held recently at Kewanee High School’s Petersen Auditorium and that event brought together local and area lawmakers, representatives of the education community and interested citizens from the local area. The intent of the mee... Bob McKee 2015-01-28T12:00:00Z Kewanee Supt of Schools on People to People Kewanee Supt of Schools Dr. Chris Sullens and KHS Principal Mr. Jamie Bryan are the guests for the January 27th edition of People to People   [audio:127ptpkewsupt.mp3]Dr. Sullens, Mr. Bryan[/audio]      Bob McKee 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line Open Line for January 27   [audio:127oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio]     Bob McKee 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Bridgeway on Tuned IN Rhonda Nelson, Vice President of Bridgeway is the guest for January 27   [audio:127tinbridgeway.mp3]Rhonda Nelson[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Accident at Great Dane Update    Great Dane is deeply saddened by the tragic accident that claimed the life of one of our employees this past Friday night. Geoffrey "Geoff" Schmidt was a team leader employed at our Kewanee, Illinois facility. This profound loss wi... 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z Free Heart Health Program   OSF St Luke Medical Center in Kewanee and HeartCare Midwest will be the hosts for a free dinner program entitled “It’s All About the Heart on Thursday, February 5th. The event will be held at PL Damron’s in Kewanee located ... Bob McKee 2015-01-27T12:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for January 26   [audio:126oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio]     Bob McKee 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z OSF St Luke Medical Center on Tuned IN Marketing Director Carrie Boelens and Lab Director Chris Downs are the guests for January 26   [audio:126tinosf.mp3]Carrie Boelens, Chris Downs[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z Senior Center Info   The Henry County Senior Citizen Center in Kewanee is sponsoring a trip to Asheville North Carolina in the springtime. Senior Center Director Cassandra Schmoll ( Shmall ) says it will be a wonderful trip and she hopes that seniors will take a... Bob McKee 2015-01-27T12:00:00Z