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Football: Kewanee opens against Riverdale  Kewanee Star Courier

The operations manual for Kewanee High School football is the team's playbook. Coach Brad Swanson says Will Bruno has been earnest in taking what's on the ...



Kewanee High School Athletic Hall of Fame announces 2019 class  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee High School's undefeated football team from 1946 and the boys basketball team that reached the 1984-85 state quarterfinals headline the selections ...



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 ...



Kewanee High School 2019 graduates honored May 12 | Education  Quad-Cities Online

KEWANEE — The Class of 2019 graduated from Kewanee High School in a ceremony that took place May 12 at the school.



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, ...



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 ...



Football: Kewanee makes a splash in final week of camp  Kewanee Star Courier

It wasn't cleats and shoulder pads the Kewanee High School football players wore to its offseason workout on Wednesday. Swim trunks were the required ...



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) ...



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 ...



Several area Memorial Day services set - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Several area Memorial Day services are set for the weekend to remember soldiers who died while serving their country.AnnawanThe Henry County 40/8 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 ...



High schools: Practices begin for 2019-2020 athletics - Sports  Kewanee Star Courier

The high school sports season begins Monday with the first practice sessions of the 2019-2020 school year. But it just might rain on this parade of athletes.



On guard–Armory building, National Guard part of Kewanee fabric  Kewanee Star Courier

For close to 70 years, the imposing building that occupies the 100 block of North East Street has been a part of the Kewanee landscape. Hundreds of drivers ...



Taking the ‘leap’--KHS Group Interpretation stages Netflix show for upcoming contest  Kewanee Star Courier

This March, Kewanee High School theater students are springing forward into the excitement, challenge and exhilaration of IHSA contest season.Thirteen ...



‘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: DeJesus wins 400 and 200 races at honor roll meet  Kewanee Star Courier

EAST PEORIA — Kewanee sprinter Melcon deJesus won two races during the boys division of the 41st annual Peoria Journal Star / CEFCU Honor Roll Meet ...



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 High School students throw prom for classmates with special needs  WQAD Moline

Students at Kewanee High School put together a prom dedicated to their classmates with special needs.



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 ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



KHS homecoming schedule includes new parade route - News  Kewanee Star Courier

This is homecoming week at Kewanee High School, with special activities planned for each day.On Monday, the Student Council hosted the annual ...



2018 Hog Days banners unveiled  Kewanee Star Courier

KEWANEE - Members of the Kewanee Care Auxiliary officially unveiled the new 2018 silkscreen Hog Day banners on Thursday. Keeping with tradition, this ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hog Days carnival tickets on sale - News  Kewanee Star Courier

Pre-sale carnival tickets are now available at several locations in Kewanee for the 65th annual Hog Days celebration over Labor Day weekend August 31st thru ...



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 ...



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 ...



Galesburg Football: Numbers up for Streaks  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg High School football coach Michael Washabaugh would like to forget about how 2018 went.The Silver Streaks finished with an 1-8 ...



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 ...



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.



FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A look back at prep sports from 5 years ago this week  Quad-Cities Online

Alleman's Ryan O'Hern runs through tackling drills with the Pioneers team as head coach Dave DeJaegher looks on in Rock Island on Monday, August 18, 2014 ...



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.



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 ...



Kewanee police arrest two in cocaine stings | Local | qconline.com  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.



Kewanee grad Stalzer earns Bradley HOF induction  Kewanee Star Courier

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



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.



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.



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, ...



Neponset is gearing up for annual Picnic Day celebration on June 7-8  Bureau County Republican

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



Tis the season: Holiday events in west-central Illinois  Galesburg Register-Mail

Editor's note: This is a list of events available at press time. Check your local newspaper for additional events scheduled throughout the season. THURSDAY ...



Track: DeJesus qualifies for 400 state finals  Aledo Times Record

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.



Galesburg Football: Wash and company set to officially begin  Galesburg Register-Mail

The Galesburg High School football team may have only went 1-8 overall in 2018 in Michael "Wash" Washabaugh's first season as head coach, but his assistant ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Galesburg Boys Basketball: Who will replace Reynolds?  Galesburg Register-Mail

GALESBURG — Galesburg High School athletic director Eric Matthews is expected to recommend the Silver Streaks' latest head varsity boys basketball coach ...



Another generation discovers Kewanee boilers  Kewanee Star Courier

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Moments by Mutti founded by daughters for cancer patients  Quad-Cities Online

KEWANEE -- Lynn Saey is remembered by many. “She was the greatest woman who ever lived,” said her daughter, Kelli Rashid, of Kewanee, who with her ...



All three Kewanee wrestlers advance - News  Kewanee Star Courier

It was a perfect Friday in Champaign for Kewanee High School wrestlers Jermain McKnight, Adam Breedlove and Andre Dunn.



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 ...



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 ...



Lady Leafs excited about possibility  Geneseo Republic

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Janice Van Dierendonck  Bureau County Republican

PRINCETON — Janice M. Van Dierendonck, 76, of Princeton died at 1:21 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.



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 ...



New sheriff in town  Geneseo Republic

With family, and many friends and colleagues looking on, Henry County Sheriff's Department Capt. Kerry Loncka became Sheriff Kerry Loncka after being sworn ...



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, ...



Loncka will be sworn in as Henry County Sheriff Friday  Quad-Cities Online

CAMBRIDGE -- Henry County Sheriff Kerry Loncka will take the oath of office at 1 p.m. Friday at the Henry County Courthouse in a ceremony conducted by ...



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, ...



BVN students place second in Scholastic Bowl  Bureau County Republican

Bureau Valley North placed second in the BVEC Scholastic Bowl Tournament held at Kewanee High School. Team members include Maddie McFadden, ...



Obituaries for August 11, 1998 | Obituaries  Quad-Cities Online

Leonard Nicholas Hogan, 85, a resident of Biddison Nursing Home, Rock Island, died Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, at Trinity Medical Center, West Campus, Rock ...



Morrison's pin king: Eads racking up pins and wins for Mustangs  Quad City Times

Joe Eads' incredible pin total is no accident. With 110 pins amid his 156 career wins, the Morrison wrestler has got a pinning mentality. “He just wants to go out ...



Honor Flight Chicago's last hurrah for World War II heroes  Chicago Daily Herald

The ranks of World War II veterans have thinned so much in the 70 years since the war's end that last week marked the last scheduled Honor Flight Chicago ...



In remembrance: Locals who passed on in June  Bloomington Pantagraph

June 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at Pantagraph.com/Obituaries.



Keeping track and field  bcrnews.com

Bureau County is rich in track and field tradition and success dating back to DePue legend George Meagher in the early 1930s. Meagher, who won the state and ...



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