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Congratulations to Justice Kilbride

By John Anderson As a young lawyer, I served as a law clerk for Illinois Supreme Court Justice Tom...

Kankakee County Drug Court to Host Annual Auction Online

KANKAKEE - On Friday, November 6, at 7 pm members of the Kankakee County Drug Free,Inc. board of directors will host a...

Multiple schools reporting new COVID-19 cases Thursday

BOURBONNAIS – School officials from across the area are notifying of new COVID-19 positive cases in local schools Thursday night.  Parents in...

Region 7 reports above 10% as rapid testing begins integration in Kankakee

BOURBONNAIS – Region 7 has once again set a new record in positivity for the region.  The Illinois Department of Public Health reported...

Court OKs video jury selection for civil trials

By SARAH MANSURCapitol News Illinoissmansur@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – As jury trials throughout the state have been put on pause during...

Illinois State Police prepare for Election Day

By Kevin Bessler | The Center Square (The Center Square) – As Election Day nears, Illinois State Police has been...

COVID-19 TOP STORIES

Halloween Hours set for Kankakee, Iroquois County, CDC recommendations

KANKAKEE – Local communities have released Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween.  Hours are listed below and all scheduled for October 31st unless otherwise...

Illinois has nearly reported 25% of all COVID-19 cases in October

BOURBONNAIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health has nearly reported 25% of all COVID-19 infections since the pandemic began this month.

IHSA passes basketball decision to local school districts

By Greg Bishop | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Illinois High School Association is moving forward with...

Circuit Candidate Scott says COVID response at Kankakee Courthouse ‘completely irresponsible’

KANKAKEE – Early Tuesday afternoon, Nicole Scott, a Libertarian running for the Circuit Clerk in Kankakee, warned residents of a COVID-19 infection...

Kankakee County

Kankakee County Drug Court to Host Annual Auction Online

KANKAKEE - On Friday, November 6, at 7 pm members of the Kankakee County Drug Free,Inc. board of directors will host a...

Multiple schools reporting new COVID-19 cases Thursday

BOURBONNAIS – School officials from across the area are notifying of new COVID-19 positive cases in local schools Thursday night.  Parents in...

Region 7 reports above 10% as rapid testing begins integration in Kankakee

BOURBONNAIS – Region 7 has once again set a new record in positivity for the region.  The Illinois Department of Public Health reported...

How to Report a Street Light Outage: Wooden Poles and Metal Poles

KANKAKEE – Dark streets have been a common area of interest regarding feedback on what residents would like to see improve in...

Halloween Hours set for Kankakee, Iroquois County, CDC recommendations

KANKAKEE – Local communities have released Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween.  Hours are listed below and all scheduled for October 31st unless otherwise...

Joyce announces grant money for broadband expansion

PEMBROKE TOWNSHIP – State Senator Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) is encouraging local businesses and nonprofits to apply for Connect Illinois grants to help...

After 26 years with Kankakee County Museum, Director to Retire

KANKAKEE - Connie Licon, Executive Director of the Kankakee County Museum since 2010,  has announced her retirement, effective April 30, 2021.

Kankakee Dairy Queen Blizzards raise $2,799 for Paulissen Memorial Scholarship

KANKAKEE – Last week, the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley announced Dairy Queen Blizzards raised $2,799 for the Erica Lynn Paulissen...

Will County

Region 7 reports above 10% as rapid testing begins integration in Kankakee

BOURBONNAIS – Region 7 has once again set a new record in positivity for the region.  The Illinois Department of Public Health reported...

Hazmat Crews in Frankfort after Tanker spills ‘large amounts’ of Diesel

DEVELOPING FRANKFORT – Hazmat crews were called into Frankfort Tuesday after a tanker truck was jackknifed causing large amounts of...

Instagram report leads to Peotone man’s arrest, $1 million bond in child pornography case

PEOTONE – A Peotone man is being held on $1 million bond after an Instagram report lead to his arrest on child...

Peotone HS returns to full in-person learning for entire student body Nov 2nd

PEOTONE - Peotone CUSD 207U announced Friday Peotone High School will no longer be adopting an A/B schedule and will return to...

Sport News

Tony La Russa named new manager of Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have named Tony La Russa their new manager. The team released the news on Twitter...

Olivet Nazarene approves indoor events up to 50, days before Men’s Basketball begins

BOURBONNAIS – Students at Olivet Nazarene University beginning Monday will be required to wear masks at all times while in athletic and...

White Sox, Manager Rick Renteria agree to part ways

CHICAGO - After making the playoffs for the first time since 2008, the Chicago White Sox and Manager Rick Renteria have agreed...

BUSINESS

Illinois State Police prepare for Election Day

By Kevin Bessler | The Center Square (The Center Square) – As Election Day nears, Illinois State Police has been...

Halloween Hours set for Kankakee, Iroquois County, CDC recommendations

KANKAKEE – Local communities have released Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween.  Hours are listed below and all scheduled for October 31st unless otherwise...

After 26 years with Kankakee County Museum, Director to Retire

KANKAKEE - Connie Licon, Executive Director of the Kankakee County Museum since 2010,  has announced her retirement, effective April 30, 2021.

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Region 7 reports above 10% as rapid testing begins integration in Kankakee

BOURBONNAIS – Region 7 has once again set a new record in positivity for the region.  The Illinois Department of Public Health reported...

Illinois State Police prepare for Election Day

By Kevin Bessler | The Center Square (The Center Square) – As Election Day nears, Illinois State Police has been...

Halloween Hours set for Kankakee, Iroquois County, CDC recommendations

KANKAKEE – Local communities have released Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween.  Hours are listed below and all scheduled for October 31st unless otherwise...

Joyce announces grant money for broadband expansion

PEMBROKE TOWNSHIP – State Senator Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) is encouraging local businesses and nonprofits to apply for Connect Illinois grants to help...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

After 26 years with Kankakee County Museum, Director to Retire

KANKAKEE - Connie Licon, Executive Director of the Kankakee County Museum since 2010,  has announced her retirement, effective April 30, 2021.

IHSA passes basketball decision to local school districts

By Greg Bishop | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Illinois High School Association is moving forward with...

KC-CASA to host Zoom film reviews for Junior High Students

KANKAKEE – The Kankakee County Center Against Sexual Assault (KC-CASA) will host a virtual Zoom movie review for area students later this...

Kankakee Public Library to give away DNA Kits

KANKAKEE – The Kankakee Public Library announced this week they will be giving away two Ancestry DNA kits as part of their...