Regional Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-10-04T08:27:08Z Living off the Sun’s Power: A Reality in Illinois <a href=";id=191384" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Living off the sun's power may seem futuristic, but it's a reality for many Illinoisans. During the&nbsp;Illinois Solar Power Tour&nbsp;on Saturday, more than 80 businesses and homes around the state will showcase their use of solar arrays and other ... Mary Kuhlman 2015-10-02T05:00:00Z Peanut Days &nbsp; The Kewanee High School Key Club will take part in Peanut Days both today and tomorrow at various locations around Kewanee. Hailee Talbot is the President of the KHS Key Club and she says it&rsquo;s a fun way to raise funds that go toward a ... Bob McKee 2015-10-02T05:00:00Z Magic Show &nbsp; The Kewanee Kiwanis Club will host a Magical Night Together on Saturday, October 17th at the Flemish American Club in Kewanee with proceeds earmarked for the elimination of maternal neonatal tetanus. Brock Tumbleson is a Kiwanis member and a... Bob McKee 2015-10-02T05:00:00Z Cooler Weather Doesn't Negate Threat of Severe Weather As Illinoisans swap out flip-flops for sweaters this fall season, Chris Miller with the National Weather Service in Lincoln reminds us that the arrival of cooler temperatures doesn't necessarily mean the end of severe weather.Miller says severe weath... Illinois News Network 2015-10-01T05:00:00Z DNR Hoping To Curb Illegal Ginseng Harvesting Conservation Police are battling a new, unique problem in rural parts of Illinois. John Williamson, Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police Officer, inidicates ginseng is a very popular herb overseas, and because of its prominence, the he... Illinois News Network 2015-10-01T05:00:00Z October is Pork Month October has arrived and means it&rsquo;s National Pork Month!. The Illinois Pork Producers Assoc has a number of events scheduled, including special pork deals at restaurants and grocery stores around the state, but IPPA Executive Director Jennifer T... 2015-10-01T05:00:00Z PNB Makes Donation &nbsp; KEWANEE &ndash; On Tuesday, September 29th, Peoples National Bank of Kewanee presented its annual contribution to the Kewanee YMCA&rsquo;s Strong Kids Campaign. The Strong Kids Campaign helps provide low or no cost activities and services to ... Bob McKee 2015-09-30T05:00:00Z IRS Info The closing date to file federal taxes for the 2014 filing year is rapidly approaching. Michael Devine with the Internal Revenue Service in St. Louis says October 15th is the cutoff date and he adds that people often times are beyond zany when stuck... Bob McKee 2015-09-30T05:00:00Z Duke Frisby on People to People Field and Stream Expert Duke Frisby from Kewanee is the guest for the September 30 edition of People to People on WKEI&nbsp; &nbsp; [audio:93015104811-930ptpdukefrisby.mp3]Duke Frisby[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-09-30T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line Open Line for September 30 &nbsp; [audio:93015104624-930oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-09-30T05:00:00Z United Way on Tuned IN Amanda Dybek from Henry County Youth Services Bureau and Casi DeFrieze from the Girl Scouts are the guests for the September 30th edition of Tuned IN on WKEI &nbsp; &nbsp; [audio:93015104435-930unitedway.mp3]Amanda Dybek, Casi DeFrieze[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-09-30T05:00:00Z Portion of Perkins Street in Kewanee Under Boil Order Effective Tuesday 9/29/15 there is a boil order issued for the 300 block of Perkins Street (Perkins Street from 3 &frac12; Street to East 4th Street).&nbsp; This is due to an emergency fire hydrant repair last night. Any residents, whose water has b... City of Kewanee 2015-09-29T05:00:00Z Budget Issues Force Secretary of State to Limit License Plate Renewal Mailings The Secretary of State is going to stop telling you by mail that you need to get your license plate renewed. It&rsquo;s an effort to save about $450,000 a month in postage. The office says starting with November license plate renewals, letters will s... 2015-09-29T05:00:00Z OSF St Luke Medical Center Therapist ImPACT Certified <a href=";id=190928" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Amanda Kocis of OSF St. Luke Medical Center in Kewanee has become only the fourth physical therapist in the state of Illinois to become certified in ImPACT Concussion Care Management. ImPACT is the state of the art in treating post-concussion care an... 2015-09-29T05:00:00Z Juvenile Justice Reforms Top of Mind at National Conference <a href=";id=190922" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>You don't have to lock up young people to reduce juvenile crime. It's a change in thinking that's spread across the country with the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI).Professionals who work with young people are in Phoenix, Arizona th... Mary Kuhlman 2015-09-29T05:00:00Z United Way Campaign &nbsp; The Greater Kewanee Area United Way Campaign is off and rolling for the 2015 season. Marshall Jones is the United Way Board Chairman and he says they have upped their goal for this year&rsquo;s campaign&hellip; [audio:92915102258-sep29unite... Bob McKee 2015-09-29T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line Open Line for September 29 &nbsp; [audio:92915102054-929oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-09-29T05:00:00Z United Way on Tuned IN United Way Administrator Dot Meindok, Jackie Diedeker with the Braveheart Children's Advocacy Center and Julie Landwehr with Abilities Plus are the guests for the September 29th edition of Tuned IN on WKEI&nbsp; &nbsp; [audio:92915101828-929tinunit... Bob McKee 2015-09-29T05:00:00Z Kewanee City Council Meeting Rescheduled for Wednesday Monday night's Kewanee City Council meeting has been delayed until Wednesday. A clerical error prevented the meeting agenda from being released on Friday. Since rules state the agenda must be available at least two days prior to the meeting, the Agen... 2015-09-28T05:00:00Z School in Full Swing: Avoiding Slings, Arrows of Bullying With back to school excitement winding down in Illinois, now is the time that bullying can rear its ugly head.&nbsp;Data from the&nbsp;U.S. Department of Education&nbsp;shows about 22 percent of students ages 12 to 18 report being bullied at school.&... Mary Kulman 2015-09-28T05:00:00Z