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Police Beat

Henry County Sheriff Arrest and Citation Report 10-20-2021

-On Tuesday, October 19th at 10:45P.M. Henry County Deputies assisted Peoria County and Stark County Sheriff"s Offices with a reported stolen vehicle traveling through southeast Henry County. The vehicle ...

Kewanee Police Arrest and Citation Report 10-20-2021

Kewanee Blotter -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From: 2021-10-19 4:00 To: 2021-10-20 4:00 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Time: 10/19 - 04:45 Dept: KPD Location: 500 BLK ...

Henry County Sheriff Arrest and Citation Report 10-19-2021

-On Monday, October 18th at 8:17A.M. Henry County Courthouse Deputies arrested Richard Stuckey (age ...

Galva Police Arrest and Citation Report 10-18-2021

October 18, 2021 October 11, 2021 through October 17, 2021 October11 Officer was dispatched to check a ...

Kewanee Police Arrest and Citation Report 10-19-2021

Kewanee Blotter -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From: 10/18/21 4:00 To: 10/19/21 4:00 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Time: 10/18 - 04:00 Dept: KPD Location: NORTHEAST PARK, ...

Upcoming Events

The Third Thursday of the Month Book Club at the Toulon Public Library will meet on Thursday, October 21st at 6:30 Pm. This month"s book is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. 
The Kewanee Area United Way wants to get you up and running on Halloween! The Halloween Hustle 5K is set for Saturday October 30th at 10 Am. The race begins at 313 North Burr Boulevard, The Flemish American Club in Kewanee. This 5k route starts and finishes at the Flemish American Club; it is an out and back spooky course with a few hills.
As a part of Geneseo"s Boo-tiful Saturday, children are invited to trick or treat at the Geneseo City Park among the Scarecrows. Geneseo businesses will be at the park handing out candy to trick or treaters, while a Halloween photo booth will be set up on the bandshell stage. The Mummer"s parade will return at the City park as well!

Illinois News Now

Local News, Local Events, Local Everything from across the state of Illinois and More! We discuss local events with local leaders!

Brae Huston Kelly Berry Bazarre

Oct 20, 2021
The annual Altrusa Holiday Bazaar is usually held later in the year and at Macomb High School. But, like many other events, COVID-19 concerns have led to a change in plans. Now, the annual Altrusa Holiday Bazaar, which raises money on behalf of childhood literacy programs, will be held this weekend, Saturday, October 23rd from 9 Am to 3 Pm at Veteran's Park in Macomb. Vendors and crafters from around the area will have amazing gifts for sale, food trucks will be on hand and numerous local businesses are supporting the event on Saturday. Brae Huston and Kelly Berry are the co-chairs of the Altrusa Holiday Ball and they joined MacombNewsNow.com to promote the event for this Saturday and talk about what Altrusa does for childhood literacy programs around the area. Don't forget, prizes will be given away and a 50/50 auction will be held as part of the annual Altrusa Holiday Bazaar in Veteran's Park, Saturday, October 23rd from 9 Am to 3 Pm.

Kewanee Back When Kewanee Grocery Store History

Oct 20, 2021
At one time in Kewanee there were as many as 65 grocery stores in Kewanee. That comes from research done by our good friend, Dave Clark for the latest edition of Kewanee Back When. it seems everyone of a certain age in Kewanee has a memory about one of these stores from their childhood where the store and its proprietor weren't just a business, they were a big part of their neighborhood. On this edition of Kewanee Back When, Dave Clark and Sean Kernan run through the wide and varied histories of Kewanee and its grocery stores.

Wake Up TriCounties Shane Kazubowski Wethersfield

Oct 19, 2021
Wethersfield Schools Superintendent Shane Kazubowski joined Wake Up Tri-Counties on Tuesday to wrap up last Thursday's Wethersfield School Board Meeting. Shane talked about the successful completion of the audit of Wethersfield Schools among several other pressing matters from last week's school board meeting. This also including a conversation about updating the school's bullying policy to meet state requirements, and a lengthy discussion of Wethersfield's plans for Veteran's Day including a special drive by parade for Veteran's and the annual veterans slideshow featuring photos of local veterans cut into a video montage that will be available to watch on the Wethersfield Schools website, Geese230.com in time for Veteran's Day.

Wake Up TriCounties Dr Chris Sullens Kewanee Schools

Oct 19, 2021
The Kewanee School Board met on Monday evening and on Tuesday morning, Superintendent Dr Chris Sullens spoke to WKEI about the meeting. Items including the recent budget audit and whole lot about the tremendous report that Kewanee Schools have received for the Kewanee Football team which remains undefeated at 8 and 0. Dr Sullens celebrated the accomplishments of the team and encouraged people to go to Sterling on Friday to watch the Boilers in action against Newman Central Catholic.

Kris Noble-Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce

Oct 19, 2021
Kris Noble-Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce by Regional Media

Wake Up TriCounties OSF Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct 18, 2021
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the sad truth is that during the pandemic many people chose to put off getting a breast exam out of fear over COVID-19. This lack of a mammogram could be the difference between catching breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat, and not catching it in time before it can grow and spread and become even more deadly. Connie Weston and Samantha Rux from OSF Saint Luke Medical Center joined Wake Up TriCounties on Monday morning to talk about Mammograms and to encourage women to get back to getting regular breast exams. Early detection is the key to saving lives from Breast Cancer.

MacombNewsNow Tessa Hobbs Curley U Of I Extension

Oct 18, 2021
The University of Illinois Extension is offering the chance for you to learn mental health first aid via a virtual presentation. Tessa Hobbs Curley, Family Life Educator for Illinois Extension, spoke to MacombNewsNow.com about Extension programs on Mental Health First Aid and how you can learn to recognize and help someone having a mental health crisis.

Denise Garcia-YWCA of The Sauk Valley

Oct 15, 2021
Denise Garcia-YWCA of The Sauk Valley by Regional Media

Andy Jackson-Sinnissippi Centers

Oct 15, 2021
Andy Jackson-Sinnissippi Centers by Regional Media

Michelle Hodge- Angelo's Pizza and CGH

Oct 15, 2021
Michelle Hodge- Angelo's Pizza and CGH by Regional Media

Bethany Bland-rock Falls Chamber of Commerce

Oct 14, 2021
Bethany Bland-rock Falls Chamber of Commerce by Regional Media

Wake Up TriCounties Katie Laleman Henry County Farm Bureau

Oct 14, 2021
Bushels for Hunger is back for another year of raising funds for the Riverbend Food Bank. Local farmers can donate grain at their local grain bin with the price of the grain donated being the amount of funds donated to the Riverbend Food Bank. Farmers have until January of 2022 to make a donation for Bushels for Hunger. Katie Laleman from the Henry County Farm Bureau joined Wake Up Tri-Counties on Wednesday to promote Bushels for Hunger and invite you to register for the next Henry County Farm Bureau Market Outlook Seminar.

Rotary Wednesday on WSDR

Oct 13, 2021
Rotary Wednesday on WSDR by Regional Media

MacombNewsNow Katie Roebush Memorial Hospital

Oct 13, 2021
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction is not an easy topic for some to discuss. It involves incontinence, constipation, bowel issues, pelvic pain and some pregnancy related issues. Katie Roebush is a physical therapist at Memorial Hospital in Carthage who specializes in treating Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and she's encouraging those who are having issues with incontinence, bowel issues, constipation and other pelvic region issues to talk to her. These issues are not issues that arise from aging. Rather, they can be symptoms of other problems that could be treated and healed.

Wake Up TriCounties Kewanee Mayor Gary Moore City Council 10122021

Oct 13, 2021
The Kewanee City Council met on Tuesday, October 12th. On the agenda was a presentation from Dwight Ford regarding Project Now and how Project Now helps people struggling with poverty. The Kewanee City Council also awarded a sidewalk contract to Ratliff Brothers, a contract for the construction of Aeration Tanks to Artesian of Pioneer and, for the 3rd consecutive meeting, the council tabled a contract with Zen City, a data company aiming to provide services to the City of Kewanee. The Mayor also discussed how the City Council does intend to get something done soon regarding Red Adams Road in Kewanee.

Wake Up TriCounties Jonathan Bailor Calorie Counting

Oct 12, 2021
Counting calories as a means of losing weight doesn't work. That's the result of a recent study conducted by Kansas State University. It's a result that Healthy Living Specialist and New York Times Bestselling Author Jonathan Bailor was already well aware of. Jonathan has been saying for some time now that the most effective way to lose weight, the one that has proven time and again to be effective is a diet of nutrient rich foods. We talked to Jonathan about counting calories and effective weight loss dieting on Wake Up Tri-Counties on Tuesday.

Wake Up TriCounties Andrew Dwyer Kewanee Parks

Oct 12, 2021
Kewanee Parks Director Andrew Dwyer joined Wake Up Tri-Counties on Tuesday to talk about the golf cart sale that is ending this week. If you'd like to bid on a golf cart you need to get in touch with the Parks Department today or Wednesday to place a bid. The 19th Hole Restaurant closed for the season as of this Friday, and sadly, it's official, Bakersville will not take place this year. Organizers informed the Parks Department that they would not be going ahead with Bakersville 2021. Mr Dwyer says the Parks Department will be ready if Bakersville makes a comeback in 2022.

Cops for Coats Sterling Police

Oct 12, 2021
Cops for Coats Sterling Police by Regional Media

Wake Up TriCounties OSF Healthcare Flu Clinics

Oct 11, 2021
OSF Saint Luke Medical Center will hold Flu Clinics on October 16th and October 30th. These Saturday clinics are intended to get those who can't make it during the regular work week to get a flu shot. On Monday's Wake Up Tri-Counties, Samantha Rux and Brittany Boston joined Sean Kernan to discuss flu shot clinics, myths about the flu shot, and how the flu vaccine works to protect you from influenza.

Wake Up TriCounties Friends Of The Animals

Oct 11, 2021
On October 16th, the Kewanee Friends of the Animals are saying thank you to the community with a pre-Halloween Halloween celebration in the parking of Regional Media in Kewanee, located at 101 West Central Boulevard. Families are encouraged to drive through or walk up and get candy from The Friends of the Animals. The volunteers on hand will be in costume as will their dogs who will be on hand for the celebration. Walk up or drive thru and get a thank you candy from the Kewanee Friends of the Animals on October 16th. Kathy Werderman and Councilman Steve Faber were on Wake Up TriCounties to invite everyone to stop by and remind you about the continuing mission of the Kewanee Friends of the Animals.