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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 ...



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) ...



Dwight E. “Pete” Reiff  Aledo Times Record

KEWANEE – Dwight E. “Pete” Reiff, 82, of Kewanee, died at 8:28 a.m., Sunday, December 30, 2018 at his home.Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kewanee honors Class of 2018  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.



KHS Class of 2018  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 ...



KHS sets schedule for Homecoming 2018  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee High School Homecoming is Oct. 1-Oct. 6.There will be many activities going on throughout the week and his year's homecoming theme is ...



KHS Athletic Hall of Fame nominations being sought  Kewanee Star Courier

The Kewanee High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee is accepting nominations for the 2019 class induction. The committee is requesting nominations for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Dist. 229 OKs annual tax levy - News  Kewanee Star Courier

The tax rate for Kewanee schols will remain about the same as last year as the Dist. 229 School Board approved its 2018 tax levy Monday.Superintendent Chris ...



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 ...



Talent by KHS  Kewanee Star Courier

Kewanee High School will be showcasing its magical, musical, and all-around remarkable students at the annual KHS Has Talent show this weekend. The event ...



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 ...



Continuance given again in sex abuse case  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 ...



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.



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 ...



Area Football: Monmouth-Roseville breaks loose 55-13  Galesburg Register-Mail

But from that moment on, it was all Titans, as the visitors lit up the scoreboard and put a damper on senior night at Kewanee High School, bashing the Boilers ...



Hog Days carnival tickets on sale  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 ...



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 ...



Hog Days 2018 bigger, hog-ier  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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Contestants from six counties vying in Miss World pageant Saturday  Quad-Cities Online

KEWANEE — Nearly 50 girls from six counties will compete in the 31st annual Miss World Festival pageant Saturday at the Petersen Auditorium at Kewanee ...



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 ...



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 HIGH SCHOOL  Quad City Times

KEWANEE (Ill.) HIGH SCHOOL has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 127 students.



IHSA district football proposal passes by a slim margin  Kewanee Star Courier

When the 2021 prep football season rolls around, conferences will be a thing of the past. A press release from the IHSA, sent out late Tuesday morning, stated ...



Kewanee’s Robinson, Clague win regional wrestling titles  Kewanee Star Courier

Four Kewanee High School wrestlers advanced down the postseason trail Saturday.



Tis the season: Holiday events in west-central Illinois  Monmouth Daily Review Atlas

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 ...



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.



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 ...



Black Hawk East created quickly in summer of 1967  Kewanee Star Courier

Editor's note: This is another in a series of stories by retired Star Courier reporter and columnist Dave Clarke in connection with the 50th anniversary of Black ...



Blazier, John T.  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- John T. Blazier, 80, of Spring Hill, Florida, passed away on November 30, 2018.



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 ...



Kewanee Council member announces candidacy for Henry County Clerk  Kewanee Star Courier

KEWANEE — City Council member Deann Schweitzer has announced she will run for Henry County Clerk.Schweitzer announced her candidacy Thursday ...



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.



Four seats open on Kewanee School Board  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 ...



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.



Hansen, Yepsen on top of TRAC  Kewanee Star Courier

KHS' golfers finish one-two in Three Rivers Conference meet.



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 ...



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 ...



Good joins CSB Board of Directors  Galva News

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



Kewanee grad Stalzer earns Bradley HOF induction  Kewanee Star Courier

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



KHS students to cut loose with ‘Footloose’  Kewanee Star Courier

The Kewanee High School Theater Department takes us back to the 80s this weekend.



Top students announced at KHS  Kewanee Star Courier

Four valedictorians and two salutatorians have been named for the Class of 2013 at Kewanee High School. Valedictorians are Mark Breedlove, Meagan Plum, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

Neville Brand was character actor in 1950s, 60s and 70s.



Another generation discovers Kewanee boilers  Kewanee Star Courier

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



LEAD 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 ...



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

Columnists receives multiple reports of boiler sightings.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hundreds attend hearing on youth center  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 ...



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, ...



KHS poms set sights on sectionals  Kewanee Star Courier

The Kewanee High School Pom Pon Squad and Competitive Dance Team is gearing up for sectional competition to be held Jan. 25 at Minooka.The squad ...



Q-C Master Teachers leave lasting impressions  Quad-Cities Online

Many people can remember at least one teacher who left an indelible mark on their lives.



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 ...



Scholastic Recognition | Records  Quad-Cities Online

Women in Construction award scholarships. DAVENPORT -- Quad City Chapter No. 50 of the National Association of Women in Construction awarded ...



Bradleys Lindsay Stalzer among women athletes honored by the Valley  Peoria Journal Star

Former Bradley star Lindsay Stalzer was chosen to the Missouri Valley Conference Volleyball 25-Year Team on Thursday.Stalzer, who played for the Braves ...



Kennedy fires low score in Fristad golf tourney  Kewanee Star Courier

Weather conditions more representative of October than July didn't slow Jake Kennedy Friday at Baker Park Golf Course.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Bureau County All-Time Track and Field records  bcrnews.com

Editor's note: Please note some additions/updates have been added to the list of all-time Bureau County Track and Field records that appeared in Thursday's ...



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 ...



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 ...



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