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Dist. 229 to add admin office space - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee Dist. 229 continued it's effort Monday to free up storage space and provide teachers with a little more elbow room.The school board approved a plan to ...



Kewanee shools battle vaping popularity  Kewanee Star Courier

When the Wethersfield Jr/Sr high school principal began to notice a problem with students and vaping, she brought in outside reinforcement. Last month, with ...



Garry Wayne Costenson - Obituaries  Kewanee Star Courier

Garry Wayne Costenson, 56, of Kewanee, passed away at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 1:43 p.m. He was born in ...



Brad Swanson named football coach at Kewanee High School  Kewanee Star Courier

This story was updated on April 16, 2019, and 12:23 p.m. KEWANEE — Brad Swanson will be the Kewanee High School football coach for the 2019 fall season, ...



New Kewanee High School football coach to conduct weightlifting clinic  Kewanee Star Courier

Football coach Brad Swanson will conduct a weightlifting clinic for any of Kewanee High School's incoming freshman, sophomore, junior or senior football ...



The 2018 Kewanee High School Homecoming Court  Kewanee Star Courier

The 2018 Kewanee High School Homecoming Court (top) is:Front row, from left: Maya Davis (freshman), Chloe Gruszeczka (sophomore), Riley Hansen (junior) ...



Kewanee High School | | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

Griffin Gerard Tondreau, child of Lisa and Gerard Tondreau, plans to major in Human Physiology at the University of Iowa. Top 3 achievements: Valedictorian of ...



KHS graduation is this weekend  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee High School will hold its 145th Annual Commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Sunday at the high school gym.The KHS Class of 2019 is 110 strong and ...



Indoor track season underway, big spring slate scheduled  Kewanee Star Courier

The high school indoor track and field season is ongoing. Both the Kewanee and Annawan-Wethersfield programs have an eye toward having individuals ...



Kewanee High School Prom Court  Pontiac Daily Leader

The Royal Court for the 2019 Kewanee High School Prom are (from left) Prince Jeremiah Israel, Princess Haley Hamilton King George Ullinskey and Queen ...



Kewanees new football coach eager to get the ball rolling  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee High School appointed Brad Swanson to be its 32nd football coach on Monday. He was quick to express his eagerness to bring the program success.



KHS starts search for new football coach - News  Kewanee Star Courier

The Kewanee High School football team is searching for a new head coach following Monday's resignation of Tyler Nichols, who has led the Boilermakers since ...



KHS to offer ‘Seussical Jr.’ musical at May 16 show  Kewanee Star Courier

The KHS Life Skills Program, along with KHS Theater students, is presenting a rendition of Seussical JR – a one-act version of the Broadway show Seussical the ...



Track: DeJesus qualifies for 400 state finals  Orion Gazette

CHARLESTON — Melcon deJesus ran the fastest 400 meters in Kewanee High School history on Friday morning and earned a spot in the Class 2A state finals.



‘Two Rooms’--Students ‘dig deep’ for this year’s contest play  Kewanee Star Courier

March has many meanings, from springtime to basketball madness. In the world of high school theater, however, March signals contest season.At Kewanee ...



All things Kewanee–Facebook pages feeding appetite for local history  Kewanee Star Courier

If you build it, they will come, and that's proving to be true about Facebook pages created to highlight Kewanee history. In fact, at least nine Facebook pages and ...



‘The Brick’--‘Black’ establishment revelled in ‘wide open’ era of Kewanee history  Kewanee Star Courier

KEWANEE — "The Brick" was a place most Kewaneeans had only heard of in the 40s, 50s, and 60s and, unless they were black, few had ever been there.



Track: Kewanee, Annawan-Wethersfield qualifiers all lined up for state  Kewanee Star Courier

For most of the Kewanee High School and Annawan-Wethersfield co-op state track qualifiers, the landscape ahead is undiscovered territory. Kewanee's Tristan ...



Kewanee basketball program healthy as practices begin  Kewanee Star Courier

The Kewanee basketball program has big numbers, not only at the high school level, but down to the junior high and elementary levels as well. Before the start ...



‘Take a chance on me’-- KHS takes on ‘Mamma Mia’ musical  Kewanee Star Courier

This weekend, Kewanee residents will be having the time of their life as Kewanee High School students present their winter musical, Mamma Mia!, directed by ...



Can't make Kewanee Dist. 229 graduation? Watch it from home  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee School Dist. 229 will using its new Pixellot camera system to live web stream this year's graduation events. The broadcasts will be offered free to the ...



Year three of KHS soccer program brings new coach, younger team  Kewanee Star Courier

The Kewanee High School soccer program is set to begin its third season next week and will be led by first-year head coach Franky Grajeda. Grajeda was hired ...



Mental health ‘Champs’ recognized  Kewanee Star Courier

KEWANEE — Emotional and uplifting characterizes the Henry County Mental Health Alliance's inaugural dinner Thursday night at PL Damron's recognizing ...



Chris Colomer--Kewanee City Council election 2019 - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Chris Colomer's life motto is “Do well by doing good.”And that's the approach the Kewanee High School graduate has taken in his community through several ...



Kewanee jumps up to 3A for boys, girls basketball  Kewanee Star Courier

For the first time since the IHSA adopted a four class system in 2007-2008, the Kewanee High School boys and girls basketball teams will be in 3A for ...



KHS Class of 2018 - News  Kewanee Star Courier

The 140 seniors in the Kewanee High School Class of 2018 will make it official at 1 p.m. Sunday as they participate in graduation ceremonies at the high ...



Track: Two Kewanee girls track records fall at Class 2A sectional  Kewanee Star Courier

LA SALLE — Sophomore Tristan Nolan qualified for state in two events while she and senior Molly Welgat each broke a Kewanee High School record during the ...



Neponset Picnic Day draws near - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Neponset is gearing up for its annual Picnic Day celebration to be held Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, in downtown Neponset.The second annual Taste ...



Bootlegger, barn builder, Kewanee’s Grover Zang was always one step ahead of the law  Kewanee Star Courier

Part one of a three-part series: One step ahead of the law KEWANEE — Grover Zang's first brush with the law took place in 1906 when he was 18 and charged ...



Track: Annawan-Wethersfield long jumper sets meet record in Mendota  Kewanee Star Courier

Note: this story was updated at 8 a.m. and 10:14 a.m. on Monday. MENDOTA — Annawan-Wethersfield's Kaynen Bond set a meet record in the long jump on ...



Kewanee, Wethersfield hoops rivalry: What it was and what it could be  Kewanee Star Courier

Red Sox and Yankees. Bears and Packers. Duke and North Carolina. Wethersfield and Kewanee. Rivalries are great for sports. Okay, yes, Kewanee vs ...



Ricky J. Zapisek  Kewanee Star Courier

KEWANEE — Ricky J. Zapisek, 60, of Kewanee, died Saturday, January 5, 2019 at his home, after a hard fought battle with cancer. Ricky was born September ...



A new chapter  Kewanee Star Courier

After spending two years coaching the Kewanee freshmen and two more coaching the Boiler Girls' sophomore squad, Claire Hermie will take the reigns at the ...



Kewanee honors Class of 2018 | Education  Quad-Cities Online

KEWANEE — The Class of 2018 graduated from Kewanee High School in a ceremony that took place Sunday, May 13, at the school.



IHSA releases 2018 HS football schedules  Kewanee Star Courier

The first week of the high school football season is exactly nine weeks away and earlier this week, the Illinois High School Association released the schedules ...



Class of 2016 bids farewell to Kewanee High School  Quad-Cities Online

KEWANEE -- The Kewanee High School Class of 2016 graduated in a ceremony that took place Sunday, May 15, at the school.



Grajeda tabbed as next KHS soccer coach  Kewanee Star Courier

As a student at Kewanee High School, Francisco (Franky) Grajeda never imagined the school would ever get a soccer team. Now as the KHS soccer program ...



Five valedictorians, one salutatorian named at KHS - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Five valedictorians and a salutatorian lead the Class of 2017 at Kewanee High School, where commencement exercises are scheduled at 1 p.m. Sunday.



Ronald A. VanDenBerghe  SaukValley.com

STERLING – Ronald A. VanDenBerghe, 76, of Sterling died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 13, 1942 ...



Kewanee competes in first swim meet  Kewanee Star Courier

MACOMB –– Competing in their first swim meet in Kewanee High School history, the Boilers finished 9th out of 11 teams Saturday at the Macomb Invite.



Kewanee grad Donovan Oliver turns it around at Lewis University  Quad-Cities Online

Donovan Oliver scored more than 2000 points and was the all-time leading rebounder at Kewanee High School. He expected that his move into college ...



KHS grads earn awards, scholarships  Kewanee Star Courier

Zachary Shadden, The Frank and Fannie Lay Kewanee High School AwardKatie Vickrey,The Frank And Fannie Lay Kewanee High School Award, National ...



Dandy Gyms: Wethersfield High School gym, Kewanee  Peoria Journal Star

NOTE: After Wednesday, Nick in the Morning will be off the next few days. The plan is to be back in the saddle first thing Dec. 27. Merry holidays and a happy ...



2017 KHS Hall of Fame inductees announced  Kewanee Star Courier

The Kewanee Schools Foundation recently announced the 2017 inductees for the Kewanee High School Hall of Fame.



Continuance given again in sex abuse case - News  Kewanee Star Courier

After more than a year and more than half a dozen continuances, a Kewanee man's aggravated criminal sexual abuse and child pornography case Tuesday was ...



Bailey mural soon to be reality - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee will mark the 5th anniversary of the 2013 Walldogs meet with a 17th mural commemorating Walter T. Bailey, the first Black architect in Illinois.



ABCD: Giving kids after-school help with their homework for 25 years  Kewanee Star Courier

Twenty-five years ago this month a new organization called the Kewanee Area Board for Child Development was making the news. The goal was to help ...



BHE’s focus on Ag sprouted up organically  Kewanee Star Courier

Editor's note: This is a story by retired Star Courier reporter Dave Clarke about the origin of the agriculture program at Black Hawk College East Campus written ...



Hog Days 2018 bigger, hog-ier - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Bigger and better” sounds like something that might be shouted by a carnival barker, but in the case of Kewanee's 2018 Hog Days Festival, it happens to be true.



A group effort  Kewanee Star Courier

For the 13th straight year, the Kewanee High School Group Interpretation team is going to state. They won their sectional last weekend and will now advance to ...



Smyth hired as dean, athletic director at Galva  Galva News

Supt. O'Riley talks with police chief about school district sharing officer with the Galva Police Department. By Carol Townsend. For The Galva News. The Galva ...



Colomer is Kewanee Council pick  Kewanee Star Courier

Local businessman Chris Colomer is the expected pick to fill the vacant councilman position, Kewanee city officials confirmed Friday.Colomer was selected as ...



Algird Kapacinskas | Obituaries | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

Dec. 9, 1958 — Aug. 25, 2018. MOLINE — Algird Albert Kapacinskas, passed away in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 25, 2018, after a courageous ...



KHS student's death under investigation - News  Star Courier

A Kewanee High School freshman's death was being investigated Friday.Gabi Harrison, 15, was pronounced dead Thursday evening at OSF Saint Luke ...



Kewanee police arrest two in cocaine stings | Local  Quad-Cities Online

Two Kewanee men appeared in Henry County Circuit Court Monday after an April 18 controlled purchase in which only one of them was the target.



Area students honored as Illinois State Scholars | Education  Quad-Cities Online

CHICAGO — Several area students have been named 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.



Willy Wonka coming to Kewanee High  Kewanee Star Courier

If you didn't get enough candy for Christmas, Kewanee High School students have just what you need in the musical fantasy “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate ...



Diplomas handed to 104 seniors at Kewanee High  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee High School officials said goodbye to 104 graduating seniors during commencement exercises Sunday at the school. After remarks from ...



Kewanee Hog Days 2018 bigger, hog-ier  Galesburg Register-Mail

KEWANEE — “Bigger and better” sounds like something that might be shouted by a carnival barker, but in the case of Kewanee's 2018 Hog Days Festival, ...



Letter to the Editor - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Dear sir,I know life throws you a curve ball sometimes, but boy, did the Kewanee Board of Education throw one at Pete Monday night. This was Pete's 25th year ...



Eastburg crowned Miss World Festival 2018  Galesburg Register-Mail

KEWANEE — Alexa Eastburg, 18, Galesburg, was crowned the 31st Miss World Festival on Saturday at Kewanee High School Petersen Auditorium.



Streaks Notebook: Baseball, softball teams learn seeds, foes  Galesburg Register-Mail

The Galesburg High School baseball team will be trying to win its first regional under coach Jeremy Pickrel and the Silver Streaks' softball team will try to do the ...



Old slides found at KHS bring back memories  Kewanee Star Courier

This week we're coming down from the attic for a bit and turning our archaeological interests to Kewanee in the 1970s. There's a metal cabinet at Kewanee High ...



Annual WIU Marching Band Classic is Oct. 20  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – The 37th annual Western Illinois University Marching Band Classic, for high school bands, will be held beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 on ...



Michelle Obamas Kewanee bathroom break showed the class we came to know  Kewanee Star Courier

As we prepare to swear in a new President next week, the nation is bidding farewell to the Obamas — Barack in an emotional speech Tuesday night in Chicago, ...



Musical af-fin-ity  Kewanee Star Courier

This weekend, Kewanee High School students will be headed under the sea as they perform the popular musical “The Little Mermaid,” directed by Heather ...



Bone marrow match sought for local cancer victim  Kewanee Star Courier

If you're willing to do a cheek swab and a little bit of paperwork, a Kewanee native and local farmer needs your help in search of a bone marrow match to save ...



Kewanee grad Stalzer earns Bradley HOF induction  Kewanee Star Courier

KHS grad Stalzer to be inducted into Bradley Athletics Hall of Fame.



1949 Rose Bowl hero remembers game 68 years later  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee grad Ed Tunnicliff scored the game-winning touchdown in the 1949 Rose Bowl as Northwestern defeated California 20-14 for their first bowl win ever ...



A Christmas Carol, to be performed at KHS this weekend  Kewanee Star Courier

Marc Nelson wanted to share a positive message with this year's fall play at Kewanee High School.So he chose Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol.



Four seats open on Kewanee School Board | Elections  Quad-Cities Online

KEWANEE -- Five candidates are running for four open seats on the Kewanee District 229 School Board. Scott Sellers is seeking reelection while the terms of ...



L.E.A.D. students learn important lessons at animal shelter, city pound  Star Courier

It was educational, at times emotional, and all the fun you'd expect when a busload of kids and a building full of cats and dogs get together.Two groups of ...



Good joins CSB Board of Directors - News  Galva News

Community State Bank has announced Phil Good Jr. as the newest member of its Board of Directors.



Robert Earl Miller  Ocala-News

Robert Earl Miller, 79, passed away peacefully at home on April 25, 2019. He was born August 20, 1939, in Van Lear, KY, to Eddrel Miller and Ethel Soard Miller.



Tragedy brings basketball teams together  Star Courier

There's no handbook for what took place one week ago at Kewanee High School's Brockman Gym.



From Kewanee to the White House  Kewanee Star Courier

Vice President Joe Biden is leaving the White House. But a member of his staff, Army Maj. Jim Golby, will be staying on with the new administration for a few ...



Neponset man starts contracting business  Bureau County Republican

NEPONSET — Angel Astorga always wanted to start his own business after working at different jobs since he graduated from Kewanee High School in 2009.



Kewanee pageant winner is driving force behind Miss You Can Do It contest for girls with disabilities  Peoria Journal Star

KEWANEE — A good dose of righteous indignation drives Abbey Curran. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, Curran strives to achieve far beyond the cards ...



Marching Boilermakers to present preview of their 2016 halftime show  Kewanee Star Courier

The Kewanee High School Marching Boilermakers are in the second week of their 2016 summer band camp and will conclude with a free public performance ...



Funeral services set for man killed at trailer plant in Kewanee  WQAD.com

Funeral arrangements were set for a 21-year-old man who died in an apparent workplace accident in Kewanee, Illinois.



Kewanee’s most famous son will finally get his due recognition  Kewanee Star Courier

People often ask who's the most famous person to come from Kewanee? It has to be Neville Brand. It is fitting that the Walldogs Host Committee has selected ...



From east to west, Kewanee Boilers are being spotted  Star Courier

We've covered Kewanee safes and Kewanee coal chutes in the last couple of weeks, but we are way past due for an update on what started the fascination with ...



Has Midwest Ag Museum finally found a home?  Kewanee Star Courier

Andris Waunee Farm barn offered to museum committee.



Another generation discovers Kewanee boilers  Kewanee Star Courier

Student in Boonville, Mo. finds boiler in school basement.



2018 All-BCR Girls Golf Team  Bureau County Republican

First team. • Gianna Elias (St. Bede/Sr.): The academy senior picked up this fall where she left off after missing a year with an injury. She was a First Team TRAC ...



Lady Leafs excited about possibility  Geneseo Republic

It will be the start of a new chapter for the Geneseo girls' tennis team.



Princeton pours it on Kewanee  Bureau County Republican

KEWANEE — Kewanee may have dodged the rain Friday — but not the flood. The visiting Princeton baseball (16-2) and softball teams poured on the runs in ...



These Silent Witnesses tell a story  Bureau County Republican

PRINCETON — For 12 days, 15 red, silent witness silhouettes will be displayed at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton. The silhouettes represent local women ...



Watch Live: The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally in Princeton!  WQAD.com

PRINCETON, Illinois – Week 6 of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally was fantastic at Galesburg High School, and the Good Morning Quad Cities crew is already ...



Wyoming welcomes The Gaming Goat to town  The Stark County News

Owners Bill and Kasey Mitchell, of Kewanee, are preparing to open on Saturday, January 7, 2017 the new Gaming Goat store, in Wyoming, Illinois. Bill and ...



KHS wrestling team relies on youth  Kewanee Star Courier

Outside of two returning sectional qualifiers, the Kewanee High School wrestling team will be counting on plenty of new faces during the 2012-13 season.



Cross Country makes history, first school win  The Stark County News

Proudly displaying their team's finishing position at Kewanee's Baker Park are, from left to right, Noah Gibson, Elizabeth West, Hannah Rumbold, Brooke ...



The Gaming Goat to open Saturday on West Division Street  Kewanee Star Courier

On Saturday, The Gaming Goat will open at 249 W. Division St. The grand opening celebration will begin at 11:45 a.m. with owners Jeff Bergren and John Taylor ...



Hundreds attend hearing on youth center | Local  Quad-Cities Online

KEWANEE — A public hearing about the proposed closing of the Illinois Youth Center in Kewanee was attended by hundreds of people wearing blue and white ...



Logo Loopholes: How high schools use professional and collegiate logos  wlfi.com

Take a second to think about old logos your high school may have used. Often times, high schools will utilize professional and collegiate logo designs and alter ...



SAT scores in Illinois: explore the data  Chicago Tribune

Unlike most of Illinois schools, Hersey High School in Arlington Heights scored an average 1202.3 on the SAT, one of only 14 high schools in the state that on ...



Davenport mothers talk about children's fatal heroin addiction  Quad City Times

Rose Boehle was familiar with addiction. Her father, Eugene Hernandez, a recovering alcoholic, founded the Good Shepherd Foundation of Henry County, ...



Annual WIU Marching Band Classic is Oct. 21  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – The 36th annual Western Illinois University Marching Band Classic, for high school bands, will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 ...



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



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