Three people have been arrested following a rash of burglaries in Kewanee. Over the weekend four seperate robberies were reported on the north end of Kewanee. On Monday, two more burglaries were reported with each leaving behind reports of a dark green vehicle seen leaving the area. The witness tips about the vehicle led police to a dark green Dodge Spirit parked outside of an apartment building a...read more
Mildred Bierman, 91, of Kewanee, Il. died at 3:15 P.M. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Kewanee Care Home. Mildred was born August 8, 1923 in Kewanee the daughter of Dale and Alice Effie (Gaumer) Hamilton. She attended Wethersfield School.
Surviving is a son Dale “Butch” (Bev) Williams of Kewanee, two grandsons Christopher (Tammara) Williams of Naperville, Il., Pat...read more
B. Ben Johnson, 90, of Cambridge died peacefully surrounded by his family at Good Samaritan Village, Geneseo, on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28th at Cambridge Lutheran Church, Cambridge. Rev. Randall Swanson will officiate. Burial will follow in Andover Cemetery, Andover, with military rites by Cambridge America...read more
Betty J. Kipp, 87, of Geneseo, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Geneseo Good Samaritan Village. A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 10:30 am on Monday August 25, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Geneseo. Rev. Dr. Arthur Bergren will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. A visitation for Betty will be from 2-4 pm on Sunday at V...read more
GALVA - Mark J. VanDeVelde, 58, of Galva, died at 11:50 AM, Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM, Friday, August 22 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Galva. Celebrant will be Rev. John Burns. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, August 21 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva with a rosary being recited at 3:30 PM. Buria...read more
John F. Mortonson, 80 of Geneseo, Il passed away August 17, 2014 at Good Samaritan Society, Geneseo Village. Funeral services for John will be held 10:30 Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Vandemore Funeral Home in Geneseo. Rev. Dr. Chris Ritter will officiate. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery where military rites will be accorded by the Don Cherry VFW Post #5083....read more