Regional Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-01-25T10:21:48Z Kewanee Man Died While Working on Trailer at Great Dane A worker at Great Dane in Kewanee has died. According to Henry County Sheriff's the man was working on a trailer at Great Dane, just off Main Street in Kewanee, Friday night when he died. An autopsy was conducted Saturday afternoon but no details hav... 2015-01-24T05:00:00Z Movie Review: "Mortdecai" "Mortdecai" is a rather bizarre film that has laughs but also feels completely offbeat in a not so good way. Johnny Depp plays Charlie Mortdecai a drunken aristocrat with a dwindling forture and a background as an art dealer. When Charlie is approach... Sean Patrick 2015-01-23T05:00:00Z Radon Awareness   The month of January is noted amongst other things as National Radon Action Month in Illinois. RaeAnn Tucker is the Director of Health Promotions with the Henry and Stark County Health Departments and she says there are certain health risks ... Bob McKee 2015-01-23T12:00:00Z Vehicle Burglaries The Kewanee Police Department is reporting that a number of vehicles have been burglarized recently. Kewanee Police Chief Jim Dison says that many of those burglarized vehicles were left unsecured making it easier for criminals to do their work&hell... Bob McKee 2015-01-23T12:00:00Z Coyotes in Henry County   Coyotes remain a problem in the Henry County area. Henry County Sheriff Jim Padilla says coyotes generally will not be aggressive toward humans and he also says they are more prevalent than many people might think…  [audio:jan22... Bob McKee 2015-01-22T12:00:00Z Tax Filing Info   The income tax filing season is underway as the Internal Revenue Service has started to process individual tax returns for 2014. Michael Devine with the IRS in St Louis says the filing process can be a bit complicated at times and it can be ... Bob McKee 2015-01-22T12:00:00Z Goodfellows Christmas Baskets The Goodfellows Christmas Basket Distribution right before Christmas was a success once again this year. Amron Buchanan is the Kewanee High School Key Club adviser and he says the distribution went like clockwork this time around…  [aud... Bob McKee 2015-01-21T12:00:00Z Vision 20/20   The public is reminded of the Vision 20/20 meeting that will be held this evening at the Petersen Auditorium at Kewanee High School. Seven local and area legislators have committed to attend tonight’s meeting which will be a public for... Bob McKee 2015-01-21T12:00:00Z Teenager Arrested in Overnight Break In on Main Street in Kewanee A Kewanee teenager has been arrested following a break in at Jo Jo's Convenience Store at 501 North Main Street. According to owner Kenny Ryan the teenage offender broke the glass in the front door of Jo Jo's, entered the building and stole several p... 2015-01-20T05:00:00Z Senior Center Meals  The Home Delivered Meals program through the Henry County Senior Citizens Center remains a valuable resource for homebound seniors. Senior Center Director Cassandra Schmoll says the program is truly a win-win…  [audio:jan19meals1.... Bob McKee 2015-01-19T12:00:00Z Author Tomr Schwerbrock on People to People Kewanee Author Dr. Tom Schwerbrock talks about his new book, A Joker and Four Aces during the January 15th edition of People to People on WKEI [audio:115ptpauthortomschwerbrock.mp3]Dr. Schwerbrock[/audio]   Bob McKee 2015-01-15T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for January 15   [audio:115oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-01-15T05:00:00Z KHS Key Club on Tuned IN Amron Buchanan, Tori Gustafson and Brendan Jamison are the guests for the January 15th edition.   [audio:115tinkhskeyclub.mp3]KHS Key Club[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-01-15T05:00:00Z Shrek at Kewanee High School   Students in the Kewanee High School Theatre Department will present the play “Shrek” on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at the Petersen Auditorium at Kewanee High School. Jenny Grebner is a teacher at Kewanee High School and ... Bob McKee 2015-01-16T12:00:00Z Martin Luther King Day   Martin Luther King Day will be observed on Monday. In Kewanee, City Hall and the Transfer Station will be closed for the day. There will however be no change to the garbage pickup schedule for next week. It is a federal holiday and the Uni... Bob McKee 2015-01-16T12:00:00Z Sean Patrick and Jim Roope Preview the Academy Award Nominations Sean Patrick and reporter Jim Roope in Los Angeles preview this morning's announcement of the nominees for the Academy Awards... [audio:JimRoope.mp3]Jim Roope[/audio] 2015-01-15T05:00:00Z University Of Illinois 4-H Programs The Henry County Federation will be meeting on Sunday, January 18th at 7pm in the auditorium of the Farm Bureau in Cambridge. All high school members are invited to join Federation or just attend a meeting to see if interested in joining. On January ... 2015-01-14T05:00:00Z Health Resolutions   New Year’s Resolutions often times are pointed toward a healthier lifestyle in that next new year, but maintaining those goals can often times be a big challenge. RaeAnn Tucker is the Director of Health Promotions with the Henry and St... Bob McKee 2015-01-14T12:00:00Z City Council Approves TIF   Kewanee City Council members voted on Monday night to approve the Downtown Tax Increment Financing District. The TIF plan also was set in motion by the passage of the Redevelopment Plan and Projects and also the Redevelopment Project Area Or... Bob McKee 2015-01-14T12:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for January 13   [audio:113oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-01-13T05:00:00Z