Henry County Sheriff's are investigating a crash at 9986 North 1300 Ave in rural Cambridge. The accident occurred at approximately 10:24 Am when a motorist collided with a bicyclist. Both were traveli...read more
A Japanese company that makes rail cars is expanding its plant in north-central Illinois. The 100-million-dollar expansion of the Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing plant in Rochelle will mean an addit...read more
The Illinois Department of Agriculture will hold pesticide container recycling programs early next week at several area locations.
Ryan Arch is a Resource Conservationist with the Henry County Soil a...read more
Medicare may have turned 49 this week, but questions linger about how many more birthdays the program will be able to celebrate. The influx of baby boomers reaching retirement age and increasing medic...read more
The state has spent 16-million dollars this year on a drug to treat Medicaid patients that have hepatitis-C, but now they're cutting back. Officials are putting tight restrictions in place that'...read more
The 3rd annual St. Jude Kewanee to Peoria Run will be held on Saturday with runners starting the day very early at the Kewanee Y.
Lisa Dennison is one of the runners and Coordinators for the event an...read more
Governor Quinn today signed a bill that would add a non-binding question to the fall ballot about whether millionaires should pay an additional three-percent tax. Critics say the move is an effo...read more
A central Illinois teacher and track coach is now facing federal charges for possessing and attempting to make child pornography. Forty-three-year-old Timothy Going of Fairfield was already faci...read more
Governor Quinn is hitting the television airwaves with a new, positive campaign ad called "Comeback." The ad touts Quinn's efforts to lead the state out of tough economic times, even when he had...read more
Don't look now but the Hog Festival Celebration will be held four week from this coming weekend and while plans are moving forward, pre-sale carnival tickets are already out and available for purchase...read more
Many people in the community are buzzing over the potential for the proposed Kewanee Grand Station Plaza after plans were unveiled in part earlier this week. Russell Medley is the Executive Director f...read more
The former Mercer County treasurer is facing prison time after he admitted to stealing 13-thousand-dollars from the 9-1-1 fund. Mike Bertelson resigned his post Monday after pleading guilty to t...read more
The Environmental Protection agency (EPA) is taking public comments on new rules to cut carbon pollution from power plants by nearly one-third from 2005 levels. While supporters say the prop...read more
Kewanee Park District Director of Parks and Recreation Brian Johnson discusses various Park District Programs during the July 29th edition of Poeple to People on WKEI