Regional Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-08-29T07:02:12Z Kewanee Woman Arrested at Henry County Sheriff's Office Henry County Sheriff's Deputies made an arrest at the Sheriff's Office on Wednesday morning. 18 year old Sierra Quinn of Kewanee was charged with Possession of Stolen Property and was taken to the Henry County Jail. No other details have been made av... 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z Henry County Sheriff on People to People Henry County Sheriff Jim Padilla talks about the recent string of burglaries during the August 28th edition of People to People on WKEI    [audio:828henrycountysheriff.mp3]Sheriff Padilla[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for August 28   [audio:828oline.mp3]WKEI Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z Kewanee Public Library on Tuned IN KPL Children's Librarian Sarah Billiet discusses various programs during the August 28th edition of Tuned IN on WKEI   [audio:828kpl.mp3]Sarah Billiet[/audio]   Bob McKee 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z Galesburg Teacher Strike Tentatively Over Teachers in Galesburg are putting their picket signs away for now.  They've reached a tentative contract agreement with the District 205 School Board.  The two sides met behind closed doors last night and didn't come out until about 3:00 th... 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z Geneseo Man Arrested on Sex Offender Charges A Geneseo man has been arrested on charges related to his status as sex offender. 32 year old Steven A Schmidt of Geneseo has been charged with failing to report as a sex offender, sex offender communicating with a minor, indecent solicitation of a m... 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z Oberweis Throwing Jabs In Final Push Before Election State Senator Jim Oberweis is throwing jabs at U.S. Senator Dick Durbin in the final weeks before the election.  He says Durbin is a thug and a bully who hasn't done much to improve the quality of life in Illinois since his last election.  ... 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z Mayor Tossell Wants to Explore School Consolidation Mayor Bruce Tossell is calling for one school district in the City of Kewanee. Mr. Tossell says it's time for that concept to be put before voters of Kewanee.  [audio:aug28school1.mp3]Mayor Bruce Tossell 1[/audio] Mayor Tossell is hoping that ... 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z Fracking Rules Available To Public Tomorrow The state's new fracking rules are slated to be available to the public tomorrow but oil and gas drillers will have to wait a while longer before applying for a permit.  That's because a legislative committee will need to sign off on the rules f... 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z One School District In Kewanee Mayor Bruce Tossel  is calling for one school district in the city of Kewanee. Mayor Tossel says its time for that concept to be put before the voters of Kewanee. Facing obvious hurdles, Mayor Tossel is hoping that citizens will step forward to ... 2014-08-27T20:00:00Z Hog Festival on People to People Larry Flannery, Co-Chair for this year's Hog Festival Committee has some of the last minute details for this weekend's Hog Festival Celebration during the August 27th edition of People to People on WKEI   [audio:827hogfestival.mp3]Larry Flanne... Bob McKee 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI OPen Line for August 27   [audio:827oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z Retired Teachers Association on Tuned IN Roger Hawk with the Henry-Stark Retired Teachers Association talks about their upcoming meeting during the August 27th edition of Tuned IN on WKEI     [audio:827retiredteachers.mp3]Roger Hawk[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z Report: September 9th Launch For Apple iPhone 6 There are reports that Apple will launch its new iPhone 6 less than two weeks from today.  The French website Nowhere Else reports the tech giant's newest smartphone will be introduced on Tuesday, September 9th.  The iPhone 6 reportedly wil... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z A Guilty Plea In Pontiac Cop's Death A South Carolina man has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and aggravated drunk driving in the death last year of a Pontiac police officer.  Jason Collins of West Columbia was at the wheel October 30th when his vehicle hit the police SUV of 29... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z Granite City Recycling Plant Had Violations The company that blew up in Granite City the other day apparently had prior marks against it.  Reports indicate Totall Metal recycling had been cited quite a few times in the past five years for things like exposure to lead, fumes and dust.&nbsp... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z Top Quinn Aide Resigns One of Governor Quinn's top aides is calling it quits.  Deputy Chief of Staff Sean O'Shea has just two more days on the job.  He's held the post for three years and is responsible for keeping watch over which senior officials are hired at I... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z AG Warns Illinois Businesses About Data Breaches Attorney General Lisa Madigan is making businesses and others in the state aware that the federal government reports that more than one-thousand businesses have been hit by hackers.  She says businesses that have been compromised are required to... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z Kewanee Park District on People to People Brian Johnson, Director of Parks and Recreation with the Kewanee Park District talks about Labor Day Weekend activities during the Agust 26th edition of People to People on WKEI      [audio:826kpd.mp3]Brian Johnson[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for August 26      [audio:82614oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z