Regional Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-05-25T02:26:25Z Tornado Watch Remains In Effect Until 1 AM Monday &nbsp; Tornado Watch TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 207 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 530 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015 TORNADO WATCH 207 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS ILC007-011-015-017-021-037-039-057... Bob McKee 2015-05-24T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line Open LIne for May 22 [audio:5221511824-522oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-05-23T12:00:00Z April Jobs Increase +4,800 in Illinois &nbsp; CHICAGO &ndash; The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that Illinois&rsquo; unemployment rate in April held steady at 6.0 percent.&nbsp; The state&rsquo;s unemployment rate is higher than the national unemployme... Bob McKee 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z Stark County Farm Bureau on Tuned IN SCFB Manager Katie Bowles is the guest for the May 22nd edition of Tuned IN on WKEI &nbsp; [audio:52215101832-522tinscfb.mp3]Katie Bowles[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z Kewanee Economic Development Corporation on Tuned IN KEDC Director Kathy Albert is the guest for the May 19 edition of Tuned IN on WKEI [audio:5221580531-519tinkedc.mp3]Kathy Albert[/audio] &nbsp; Bob McKee 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z IL Boaters Urged to Maintain Safety Mindset <a href=";id=176114" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Before leaving the dock for Memorial Day Weekend fun, authorities are using National Safe Boating Week to encourage Illinois boaters to keep safety as a mindset.Whether it's a boat, canoe or kayak, said Sgt. Chris Stone, an Illinois Department of Nat... Mary Schuerman 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z New Look Salvation Army Store in Kewanee <a href=";id=176014" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Kewanee Salvation Army Store has been spruced up just a little bit. Director Linda Bolls says they have a new look and the racks and shelves are filled with some great merchandise&hellip; &nbsp;[audio:5211512649-may22sa.mp3]Linda Bolls[/audio]... Bob McKee 2015-05-22T13:00:00Z Buffalo Gnats <a href=";id=176012" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Little Black Flies known as Buffalo Gnats are back in business once again. Martha Smith with the University of Illinois Extension says the bad news is they can be pesky and they bite, the good news is their existence should wrap up for the season ar... Bob McKee 2015-05-22T12:00:00Z Registration open for University of Illinois Extension 4-H Summer Camps and Youth Programs <a href=";id=176009" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Gear up for some summertime fun with University of Illinois Extension and 4-H.&nbsp;They have organized several great summer camps and programs open to all youth.&nbsp; Campers can register online at;Each ... Bob McKee 2015-05-22T11:00:00Z "HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES SUMMER SENIOR LIVING SERIES PROGRAM" <a href=";id=176008" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Stark County Citizens' Mental Health Task Force, Petersen Health Care, and the Stark County Health Department announce that they are once again sponsoring a special Senior Living Series.&nbsp; The Senior Living Series is a schedule of information... Bob McKee 2015-05-22T12:00:00Z New KEDC Director <a href=";id=175989" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp;Kathy Albert is the new Executive Director of the Kewanee Economic Development Corporation. Ms. Albert has been on the job for a short while now and she says her diverse background in education and business give her an insight into some of the... Bob McKee 2015-05-22T12:00:00Z KHS Key Club on Tuned IN Amron Buchanan, Rosie Solano and Sydney Hand from the Kewanee High School Key Club are the guests for the May 21st edition of Tuned IN on WKEI [audio:52115102731-521tinkeyclub.mp3]Amron Buchanan, Rosie Solano, Sydney Hand [/audio] &nbsp;&nbsp; Bob McKee 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z Report Outlines "Lapses in Care" at IDOC Facilities <a href=";id=175982" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A report filed in federal court&nbsp;uncovers sweeping problems at Illinois Department of Corrections facilities impacting the health of prisoners. The report was completed as part of a lawsuit challenging the adequacy of medical care in prisons.&nbs... Mary Kuhlman 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z Memorial Day Holiday Info &nbsp; Memorial Day will be observed on Monday and that will be a holiday for most, &nbsp;but not all people. In Kewanee, City Hall and the Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, there will be no landscape waste pick up on Monday, however ther... Bob McKee 2015-05-22T12:00:00Z Ameren Info <a href=";id=175858" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The west end of Kewanee experienced a power outage on Wednesday morning after a truck hit a power pole on Rose Street. The power went out in that area of the city around 10:15 am Wednesday and affected about 550 customers who were without power for ... Bob McKee 2015-05-21T12:00:00Z Power Outage in Kewanee Wednesday Morning <a href=";id=175854" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The west end of Kewanee experienced a power outage on Wednesday morning after a truck hit a power pole on Rose Street. Brian Bretsch with Ameren Illinois says the mishap created a downed power line that was energized with that line left dangling abo... Bob McKee 2015-05-20T05:00:00Z Stark County Supt of Schools on People to People <a href=";id=175817" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Stark County Supt of Schools Mr. Jerry Klooster is the guest for the May 20th edition of People to People on WKEI [audio:52015104112-520ptpscsuptofschools.mp3]Supt Klooster[/audio] &nbsp; Bob McKee 2015-05-20T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open LIne for May 20 &nbsp; [audio:52015102718-520oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-05-20T05:00:00Z University of Illinois Extension on Tuned IN Horticulture Adviser Martha Smith is the guest for the May 20th edition of Tuned IN on WKEI &nbsp; [audio:52015101334-520tinuofiextension.mp3]Martha Smith[/audio] &nbsp; Bob McKee 2015-05-20T05:00:00Z State Senator LaHood Promoting New Foreign Adoption Legislation <a href=";id=175782" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Senator Darin LaHood is pushing legislation in the state capital to streamline foreign adoptions for would-be Illinois adoptive partents. The bill&nbsp;House Bill 3079 streamlines re-adoption process for inter-country adoptions to comply with t... 2015-05-20T05:00:00Z