Grand Opening For Scooter’s Coffee’s New Location In Kewanee, IL
Most of us enjoy a delicious cup of coffee when we wake up in the morning to start our day. Residents in Kewanee, IL now have a new coffee shop where they can get their morning pick-me-up. Scooter's Coffee has opened a new location in the Quad Cities area town and they are inviting everyone to stop by for each location's grand opening events.
Remains found in storage shed identified as former police chief of central Illinois town
Human remains found in a west-central Illinois storage unit in October have been identified as the town’s former chief of police, authorities said.
Road Postings To Be Lifted Friday
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the road postings, restricting vehicular weights, will be lifted on the following Whiteside and Henry County roads on Friday, March 31. Whiteside County:. Garden Plain Road: 5 tons per axle (westbound lane only) Freeport Road: 11 tons. Henry County:. Midland Road. Osco Road.
Sterling, March 30 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice
The Kewanee High School softball team will have a game with Newman Central Catholic High School on March 30, 2023, 16:30:00 CST.
Princeville board votes to close pool
PRINCEVILLE – More than 83 percent of survey respondents wanted the Princeville Aquatic Center to remain open. But the Princeville Village Board deemed the swimming complex a luxury its community cannot afford. With a 5-0 vote March 21, the board decided to close the aquatic center permanently. Mounting financial...
Tampico Board Discusses Budget
The Tampico Village Board met in a special session prior to their regular meeting to discuss the next fiscal year’s budget at length on Tuesday night. The board along with department heads, Police Chief, Mike Lewis and Public Works Supervisor, Tyler Chriest went through the current budget discussing which line items should be increased or decreased. The board will take another look at the proposed budget at a special meeting prior to their April 18 regular meeting starting at 6:30. The board will then vote to adopt the budget during their regular meeting that night.
Princeton Moves Ahead With New Distribution Center
A new distribution center is a step closer to bringing jobs to Princeton. Princeton Mayor Joel Quiram says the city has closed on the sale of industrial park land to house Ollie's Bargain Outlet, Inc. The mayor says $1.3 million was transferred to a city account Monday morning. It was...
Panthers No-Hit By Tigers
Calling Princeton pitcher Danny Cihocki, “Probably one of the best around” was how EP Panther baseball coach Brad Tichler described the Tiger’s pitcher as he no hit the Panthers on Tuesday. Cihocki, a 6’2″, right handed senior, collected 18 strikeouts in route to a 2-0 win on the Panther’s home field.
Weekend Events for March 31st to April 6th
Submitted by Diane Bausman, Executive Director Blackhawk Waterways CVB. Saturday, April 1st Erie will hold an Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt starting at 9:00AM. Maps for the event can be picked up at Erie’s new business Rise Up Coffee and Ice Cream. Volunteers will have a table set up in their parking lot for you to swing by and pick up the map of the other 16 locations to visit for prizes, games, and crafts! Find more details at Revitalize Erie FB page.
Knox County property transfers for March 16-23, 2023. See a list of home and other sales
The Knox County Assessment Office submits the following Illinois real estate transfer declaration transactions recorded in Knox County the week of March 16-23, 2023. Only the primary name as listed on the submitted sales report is published. Additional owners’ names that would be on the full deed may not appear in this list.
Princeton to begin semi-annual water main flushing
PRINCETON – The City of Princeton Water Department has announced they are preparing for their semi-annual water main flushing, and residents may notice a slight change in their water. In preparation for the flushing, they have increased chlorine levels. The water department notes that you may notice a slightly stronger chlorine odor. If you find this odor objectionable for drinking you may keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator and the chlorine will dissipate after a few minutes. Flushing is set to begin on April 10th.
Prophetstown Estate Sale
An estate sale will be held at 307 Tree Lane in Prophetstown on April 7th and 8th from 9AM-5PM. Hundreds of items are available. The sale is being conducted by Sauk Valley Estate Sales & Services @ 815.590.7021. Click on the link below to see many of the items available.
The Weekly Post public record for 3-30-23
GALESBURG – It’s been assumed the decomposing body found last autumn in a Maquon storage unit was that of the former village police chief. On Tuesday, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office confirmed it. DNA testing revealed the remains are those of Richard R. Young, 71. A Maquon...
Weather alert: National Weather Service issues hazardous weather outlook for central and west central Illinois
Residents in central and west central Illinois are being urged to stay alert as the National Weather Service issues a hazardous weather outlook for the region. The alert was issued by the National Weather Service in Lincoln, IL at 12:01 pm CDT on Sunday, March 26, 2023.
From Easter egg hunts to prom: Here are 5 things to do in Galesburg this week
Here are five things to do in Galesburg this week, courtesy Galesburg Tourism & Visitors Bureau. You’ll need more than one basket for all the eggs found in the local hunts! From adults, to children, and even the fur babies, there’s fun hidden all around Galesburg to celebrate the occasion.
The Prairie News public record for 3-24-23
3-16 – Ryan C. Snider, 43, Wyoming, was involved in a deer-related vehicle accident at 800E and 300N. No injuries reported. The driver was charged with driving while his license was suspended. 3-16 – A domestic problem was reported in the 300 block of Peoria St. in Bradford. The...
IDNR taking public comment on mine lands reclamation projects
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments about the abandoned mine lands reclamation projects that have been selected for work which include those in LaSalle and Bureau counties. IDNR’s Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Division was awarded $75.7 million for land and water reclamation work at 55 abandoned mine sites throughout Illinois during the first year of the grant. Projects proposed in LaSalle County include Worthington Mine, Rutland Coal Company, LaSalle County Carbon Jones Mine, and the LaSalle Mine. In Bureau County, the 1400 Avenue N. Sheffield Highwalls were also proposed. Comments will be accepted until May 22nd and can be emailed to Lance.L.Range@illinois.gov.
One Week from Election, Early-Voting Options Abound in La Salle, Bureau Counties
The April 4 local and school-board election is fast approaching. And you still have plenty of early-voting options if you can't – or would rather not – stand in line at your precinct on Tuesday. In La Salle County, you can vote on weekdays from 8 to 4:30...
Illinois awarded over $75 million to address abandoned mine property statewide
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comment through May 22nd about the abandoned mine lands reclamation projects that have been selected for work through a federal program. Over $75 million has been awarded for some of the sites, which include local properties in Bureau and LaSalle County. Some of the issues to be addressed would be tailing or spoils piles and open vertical mine shafts.
Remembering Tessa Sutton
DUNLAP, Ill. – You might say it was a difficult week this past week for local sports — or, more specifically, those who followed and loved their student athletes. Drew Fehr and Dylan Bazzell — Prairie Central athletes — died in an accident in Colorado. Then,...
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