Regional Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-09-15T11:55:12Z September is National Cholesterol Education Month     The Henry and Stark County Health Departments are reminding that September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to heart disease and stroke - America's No. 1 and No. 3 killers.  ... Bob McKee 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z Dozens Of Students Rushed To Hospital in Girard Illinois Dozens of kids are being treated after a carbon monoxide leak at an Illinois school.  Officials say the kids started feeling sick shortly after classes started at North Mac Intermediate School in Girard.  Reports say as many as 100 students... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for September 15, 2014   [audio:915oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z OSF St Luke Medical Center on Tuned IN OSF Marketing Director Carrie Boelens talks about a variety of Hospital programs during the September 15th edition of Tuned IN on WKEI   [audio:915osf.mp3]Carrie Boelens[/audio]   Bob McKee 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z Kewanee Senor Center Completes Move to New Location The Henry County Senior Center has completed all of the move to their new location on East South Street and the Senior Center Resale Shop also remains open for business. As Senior Center Director Cassandra Schmoll says, the Resale Shop did not make t... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z Report: "Fat Shaming" Has Adverse Effects Making people feel guilty because of their weight is actually more detrimental to their health.  A new study from University College London says "fat shaming" does not actually encourage overweight individuals to lose the extra pounds.  In ... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z Black Hawk College to Host Seminar on Doing Business with Federal Prisons Black Hawk College will host a seminar for businesses September 18th, September 25th and October 2nd. The forum will offer help to businesses looking to do business with federal prisons. The seminars will be held from 10 Am to 12 Noon at the Illinois... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z Chief Dison Talks Illinois Rail Safety Week Illinois Rail Safety Week is underway in an effort to promote rail safety awareness and education. Kewanee Police Chief Jim Dison says there will be periodic patrols this week to address both drivers and pedestrians who disobey the laws associated wi... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z More Legal Troubles For Quinn There are more legal troubles for Governor Quinn.  Dozens of IDOT workers who are slated to lose their jobs have filed suit.  They say they're being canned so Quinn can save face during a heated election season.  All of the workers wer... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z Kewanee City Bond Rating Upgraded The City of Kewanee's Bond Rating has been upgraded from 'A' to 'A+' by Standard and Poor's Rating Services. Mayor Bruce Tossell says that is certainly some good news.  [audio:sep15bond1.mp3]Mayor Bruce Tossell 1[/audio] Standard and Poor's ad... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z Coaches Corner Coaches Corner for Saturday, September 13, 2014   [audio:913CC.mp3]Coaches Corner[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-09-13T05:00:00Z Wethersfield School Board Election Petitions  April 7, 2015 School Board Election   Nominating petitions for the April 7, 2015 Wethersfield Community Unit School District No. 230’s Board of Education election will be available in the Wethersfield Unit Office at 439 Willard Str... Bob McKee 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z IRS on People to People Michael Devine with the IRS in St. Louis talks about scams and the ACA during the September 12th edition of People to People on WKEI   [audio:912ptpirs.mp3]Michael Devine[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line WKEI Open Line for September 12   [audio:912oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z Male Birth Control May Be Available By 2017 Another birth control option could be heading our way, but this time, it's for men.  The Parsemus Foundation is seeing success with its "Vasalgel" injections in male baboons.  With Vasalgel, men receive one injection of a long-lasting, non-... 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z National GOP May Leave Oberweis Alone Republican Jim Oberweis may have to go it alone financially in his effort to unseat U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.  Ohio Senator Rob Portman, who sits on the National Republican Senatorial Committee, today declined to say if the group will be lending... 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z Fire Department Warns About Smoke Detector Recall The Quincy Fire Department is warning people about a smoke detector recall.  More than one million Kidde smoke and combination smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are being requested to be returned.  The alarms may stop working after a powe... 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z Report: McDonald's Files For 'McBrunch' Trademark McDonald's may be ready to extend its breakfast hours past 10:30 in the morning. reports the Oakbrook based fast food franchise has filed a federal trademark registration for the term "McBrunch."  The Golden Arches recen... 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z Mayor Tossell Talks Late Season Street Construction Kewanee City Council this week to approve a resolution with Advanced Asphalt of Princeton for road work to be done yet this year in Kewanee. The project is known as the Supplemental Paving Project 2014 and Mayor Bruce Tossell acknowledges that this w... 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z Galva Man Charged with DUI Following Motorcycle Accident A Galva man received minor injuries after a single vehicle accident Wednesday evening on Bonham Road, west of Galva. The Henry County Sheriff's Deparment reports that 27 year old Justin Karnes reported that he fell of of his 2002 Harley Davidson Spor... 2014-09-11T05:00:00Z