• River Flood Warning - Click for Details
    ...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON TO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...
    Effective: June 24, 2024 @ 4:36pm
    Expires: June 28, 2024 @ 3:00am
    LOCATION
    WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.
    INFO1
    WHERE...Rock River near Joslin.
    INFO2
    WHEN...From Monday afternoon to early Friday morning.
    INFO3
    IMPACTS...At 12.5 feet, Water affects some summer cottages along the river.
    INFO4
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 7:45 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 10.3 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage tomorrow afternoon to a crest of 12.8 feet Tuesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage Thursday evening. - Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
    PRECAUTIONS
    Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. The next statement will be issued by Monday evening at 845 PM CDT.

Kewanee Holy Trinity PNCC to Hold Memorial Service and Gathering for Father Jerry

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The Holy Trinity PNCC has announced that they will be holding a memorial service and gathering to remember that late and beloved, Father Jerry Rafalko. Bishop Jerry Rafalko, long time Pastor of Holy Trinity PNCC, long time Hospice Chaplain for OSF Healthcare, and Bishop of the Western Diocese of the Polish National Catholic Church since September 14, 2020, passed away into Eternal Life on July 13, 2023. The Service will take place on October 21, 2023 at 5:00 PM at Holy Trinity PNCC, located at 716 N. Tremont St. Kewanee, IL 61443. The Gathering will take place following the Service (approximately 6:00 PM) at VFW Post 8078, located at 200 W. 5th St. Kewanee, IL 61443.

Father John Cramer says in a statement announcing the memorial ““We will be honored to host all of those who loved Bishop Jerry, and hope to have a worthy memorial in his honor.”

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