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  1. Community NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    ... expert Jeff Weiler of Chicago. The program will begin at 6:15 p.m. and the film screening will begin at 7:15 p.m. KEWANEE - The Henry County Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Kewanee Public Library in the second floor meeting ...


  2. Wilbur BlakeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Bureau County Republican

    Wilbur E. Blake, 89, of Neponset died at 7:50 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Kewanee Care Home. Wilbur was born June 18, 1925, in Neponset to Dean and Marilyn Blake.


  3. Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood Campaigns for SchillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Illinoisreview

    President Obama's former Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood, has endorsed and is supporting Republican Bobby Schilling. LaHood told a crowd of 85 supporters at the Elks Lodge in Kewanee, Illinois that Schilling is the "right guy for the job" in the Illinois 17th District.


  4. Tigresses take second at MendotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Bureau County Republican

    ... came in a close second behind Rockford Lutheran (28). Mendota was third (23) and St. Bede tied for fourth (13) with Kewanee. Region IV Tournament: IVCC's Baley Lehr qualified for the NJCAA Division II National Tournament with a three-day, 54-hole ...


  5. Farm Bureau offers defensive driving courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Bureau County Republican

    The Bureau, Henry and Stark County Farm Bureaus will be hosting a defensive driving course Oct. 28-29 at the Black Hawk College Community Education Center in Kewanee, 404 E. Third St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both days must be attended to receive the certification. The registration fee of $30 covers course materials and lunch for both days.


  6. House ManagerRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 |

    ... ome. H.S. diploma or equivalent required. CNA or DSP preferred. Please apply at: Abilities Plus, 1100 N East Street, Kewanee IL. (309) 852-4626, by 10/20/14. EOE Posting provided by:


  7. Descendants of Class of 1932 Visit Eureka CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Legal Record

    ... of the United States. Willie Sue Smith Stewart (1910-2011) of Paris, Texas, Eudell Watts Jr. (1907-1990) of Kewanee and William Howard Dee Wright (1903-1956) of Springfield, were educational pioneers, since higher education was a largely ...


  8. Two Hurt in Car Vs. Semi Crash: Kendall PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 |

    A Yorkville woman and her passenger, a 35-year-old Aurora woman, were hurt Friday when their vehicle was struck by a semi-trailer at Route 126 and Ridge Road, Kendall County Sheriff's police said. The driver, 55-year-old Grace Cherry, was making a left onto Route 126 at around 5:08 p.m. when the car was struck by a semi-trailer driving by a 33-year-old Kewanee, Illinois man.


  9. Paul Layton JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Paul was born in Kewanee, Illinois, and had resided in Haywood County for the past 16 years. He was the son of the late Harold Russell and Eva Evelyn Johnson.


  10. Margaret B. Schmitt, K.D.Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Bureau County Republican

    Margaret B. Schmitt, K.D. , 85, of Sheffield passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at OSF St. Luke Medical Center in Kewanee. Margaret was born Nov. 17, 1928, in Sheffield, the daughter of John J. and Margaret L. Barry.


  11. Lady Bruins trip KewaneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Bureau County Republican

    St. Bede 2, Kewanee 0: The Lady Bruins evened their record in Three Rivers East play with a 25-18, 25-21 win at the Academy Tuesday. Sam Whalen led the Lady Bruins with eight points and three aces while adding five kills.


  12. Kewanee Committee Begins Work On School Consolidation QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... going on, Wethersfield is fixing up their buildings real good, and they've got a real good sports program," says Kewanee resident David Herrick. He does not have any kids of his own, but his house puts him in the Wethersfield school district. His ...


  13. Celebrating 70 years at Martin EngineeringRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Bureau County Republican

    ... as the worldwide authority for total dust control in bulk handling systems. Martin Engineering was headquartered in Kewanee until 1954, when Peterson bought its current location in Neponset.


  14. Storm going for the gold in TRAC EastRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    After taking down Amboy, Kewanee, Stark County and Hall to win four straight, a Three Rivers East Conference matchup with their rivals from St. Bede Academy was the next challenge to maintain the Storm's current hot streak. It didn't take long for the Bureau Valley Storm to jump all over the Lady Bruins as the Storm got off to a hot 6-0 start in the first game, as they cruised to victory in both games winning 25-7, 25-18 to push their winning streak to five matches Thursday night in Manlius.


  15. Birthday CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    A birthday celebration for Evelyn Hansen and Edith Behnke will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church in Kewanee.


  16. Wilsons will note 60th wedding anniversaryRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    Merv Wilson and the former Vivian Wise were married Sept. 19, 1954. The couple are the parents of two children, Duane Wilson of Kewanee and granddaughters McKenzie and MaKayla, and Kevin Wilson of Sheffield and granddaughters Alexandra and Tanner.


  17. Community NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    ... at the Wyanet Locker. The menu will be ribeyes, butterfly chops, pork burgers, brats, hot dogs, chip and pop. KEWANEE - The Henry County Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Kewanee Public Library in the second floor meeting ...


  18. PIT set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    ... a.m. his year's teams will represent high schools from Amboy, Bureau Valley, Deer Creek-Mackinaw, Fieldcrest, Hall, Kewanee, LaSalle-Peru, Mendota, Mercer County, Morris, Newman Central, Ohio, Orion, Princeton, Riverdale, Rock Falls, Rockridge, St ...


  19. Headlines from the pastRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    ... football game between Princeton and DePue was Princeton 0- DePue 39. Swamped indeed! Sept. 24, 1931. “Kewanee Baby Bandit Faces Reformatory Term.” Bobbie Frantzen, 11 years old, confessed to a dozen robberies on Saturday before Judge ...


  20. Community NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    ... bring two finished quilt squares for the block exchange. For more information, call Jean Daley at 815-883-8725. KEWANEE - The Regional Office of Education and Kewanee School District 229, in conjunction with the Teachers' Retirement System, will ...


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