Regional Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-09-02T01:59:16Z Area Amateur Radio Operators Club And Hog Days &nbsp; The Area Amateur Radio Operators Club will play a special behind the scenes role during the upcoming Hog Festival Weekend. Those Ham Radio Operators will provide communication and back up for the annual Model &lsquo;A&rsquo; and Model &lsquo... Bob McKee 2015-09-02T05:00:00Z Sheriff Padilla On Children and Hog Days The recent sexual assault of a seven year old girl that occurred at a sale in Annawan has authorities sounding a bell of reminder to parents, guardians and family members to remain alert and vigilant at all times. Henry County Sheriff Jim Padilla sa... Bob McKee 2015-09-02T05:00:00Z Carnival Set-Up &nbsp; The Hog Festival Carnival will be going up within the next 24-36 hours and that&rsquo;s a sure sign that the Hog Festival Weekend is close at hand. Larry Flannery with the Festival Committee says some work begins today and shifts into high g... Bob McKee 2015-09-02T05:00:00Z Health Department Flu Shots[ &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Henry and Stark County Health Departments are pleased to once again be sponsoring Fall Flu Clinics at various sites throughout the area in late September and early October.&nbsp; According to the CDC, flu activi... Bob McKee 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Wethersfield Announces Early Dismissal Times Wethersfield Community School District is announcing an early dismissal time that will be observed on Wednesday, Thursday, and also on Friday. Wethersfield Supt of Schools Mr. Shane Kazubowski says that a 1:45 early dismissal time will be observed t... Bob McKee 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Ryan's Round Barn Open on September 5th &nbsp; Ryan&rsquo;s Round Barn at Johnson-Sauk Trail State Park will be open for tours on Saturday, September 5th from 11 am til 4 pm. The Barn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a display of antique farm machinery a... Bob McKee 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Area Amateur Radio Operators Club Bill Gordon of Kewanee is the guest for the September 1st edition of People to People on WKEI &nbsp; [audio:90115101906-91ptphams.mp3]Bill Gordon[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z WKEI Open Line Open Line for September 1st&nbsp; &nbsp; [audio:90115101717-91oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z OSF Hospice on Tuned IN Father Jerry Rafalko is the guest for the September 1st edition of Tuned IN on WKEI &nbsp; [audio:90115101442-91tinosfhospice.mp3]Father Jerry[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Hog City Music Festival The Hog City Music Festival will be held on Saturday night at Baker Park in Kewanee. The concert is the result of the ongoing partnership between Scott Packee at Reiman&rsquo;s Harley Davidson in Kewanee and John Cernovich at Cerno&rsquo;s Bar and G... Bob McKee 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Black Hawk College Trustees Get an Earful of Complaints Regarding East Campus <a href=";id=187487" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Black Hawk College Board of Trustees received an earful from residents across the area on Thursday night. Residents from Kewanee, Galva, former administrators and professors, and represenatatives of 4 different school districts, each took time to... 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z Hog Festival Info The Hog Festival Celebration will of course feature many different attractions and this year, there will be a couple of new attractions that will be in town for just one day only on Sunday. Hog Festival Committee Co-Chair Larry Flannery has the deta... Bob McKee 2015-09-01T12:00:00Z WKEI Open Line Open Line for August 31 &nbsp; [audio:83115102706-831oline.mp3]Open Line[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z KHS Key Club and Hog Days &nbsp; The Kewanee High School Key Club like many other groups and organizations will be busy at one time or another during the Hog Festival Weekend. Hailee Talbot is the President of the KHS Key Club and she says they will be involved in several a... Bob McKee 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Free Radon Kits Available &nbsp; Free Radon Test Kits are available through the Henry and Stark County Health Departments. Brandy Lee is an intern with the Environmental Division of the Health Department and she says that radon is unfortunately an issue in both Henry and St... Bob McKee 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z OSF St Luke Medical Center on Tuned IN OSF Marketing Director Carrie Boelens is the guest for the August 31st edition of Tuned IN on WKEI &nbsp; [audio:83115101504-831tinosf.mp3]Carrie Boelens[/audio] Bob McKee 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Want Better Sleep? Drop Devices, Get Outside <a href=";id=187417" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sleep deprivation is considered a form of torture, and one-in-five Americans gets less than six hours of slumber a night, according to the National Sleep Foundation.&nbsp;Researchers in Illinois report the answer may lie in more time in nature and le... Mary Kuhlman 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Michigan State Trooper Killed on Friday Was Annawan High School Graduate <a href=";id=187409" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A graduate of Annawan High School who grew up in Geneseo will be laid to rest in Michigan on Tuesday. According to Chad Wolf, a Michigan State Trooper, died on Friday when he was stuck by a truck carrying a trailer and was dragged beh... 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Two Killed West of Kewanee on Sunday &nbsp; Authorities are continuing their investigation into a plane crash that killed two Houston TX men on Sunday morning west of the Kewanee Airport. 67 year old Steven Murray and 38 year old Mark Murray, both of Houston were pronounced dead on Su... Bob McKee 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Private Plane Crash West of Kewanee Airport Kills Two Two people are dead and one other person was injured in a plane crash west of Kewanee. According to the Henry County Sheriff's Department and the Illinois State Police, a plane carrying 67 year old Steven Murray, 38 year old Mark Murray and 40 year o... 2015-08-30T05:00:00Z