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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Shane Saathoff

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An active writer for two decades, Shane's focuses on local news and events throughout the area, Shane is an active historian, science nerd, and tech geek. Shane is a native of Bourbonnais, IL, and alumni of Olivet Nazarene University.

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What the fall: Kankakee-Will Region sees 28,311 cases, 164 dead so far this season

KANKAKEE – While Illinois continues its drunken COVID stumble through 2020 with the rest of the nation, this weekend we looked back on how...

Man bites Doctor, Cop after an altercation with neighbor on Thanksgiving Day

JOLIET – A Joliet man resisting arrest on Thanksgiving continued to cause more trouble for both doctors and officers treating and booking him later...

“Fill the Bus” Toy Drive Saturday benefits Kankakee children this holiday

KANKAKEE – The 31st Annual Dugan Family “Fill the Bus” Toy Drive runs this Saturday, November 28th from 10 am to 2 pm in...
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Renovations planned at newly acquired Citadel of Bourbonnais nursing home

BOURBONNAIS – The former Presence Our Lady of Victory nursing home located at 20 Briarcliff in Bourbonnais has officially changed hands. “This is the...

COVID-19 Hope: Preventatives, Therapeutics, and Vaccines

CHICAGO – Global cases are approaching 60 million with over 1.3 million dead worldwide. The United States continues to be the worldwide leader in...

Former Detainee works with NIJC, ICDI to bring children brighter holiday in Chicago area

BOURBONNAIS – To say this year hasn’t been stressful would be the understatement of a lifetime. But could you even begin to imagine going through...

Kankakee now #4 in US for worst outbreak, Healthy Business Alliance killing Kankakee County

KANKAKEE – The Health Business Alliance says it all doesn’t it? It’s simply astonishing and a prime example of what happened when local officials...

Kankakee #6 worst outbreak in Nation, TIER 3 could lock down Will-Kankakee by early December

KANKAKEE – As local regional leaders continue to bury their heads in a sea of denial, COVID-19 has worked as a quiet assassin, taking out...

336 quarantine at Indiana Wesleyan after NAIA Season tipped off in Bourbonnais

BOURBONNAIS – Olivet Nazarene University announced it would begin the NAIA Basketball season on October 27th against Indiana Wesleyan University in Bourbonnais. Olivet lost...

Vacancies remain vacant on Kankakee Board until Nov. 18th after appointment tabled

KANKAKEE – During a meeting of the Kankakee County Board Tuesday morning, the appointment of two vacant seats on the Board was tabled after questions...

Vote? Kankakee Chairman on pace to return to Board after not running for office

KANKAKEE – Last Tuesday, Americans across the Nation took to polling places to uphold a civic duty. Voting for representatives to represent their best interest,...

‘Another major spike is developing’ Olivet President warns students to limit contacts, off-campus visits

BOURBONNAIS – Olivet Nazarene University is on the heels of ‘another major spike’ on campus.  A warning was sent out to students Thursday by...

Riverside CEO warns nurses ‘Unionizing would distract us from mission’

KANKAKEE - Riverside President and CEO Phil Kambic issued a warning to nurses in a letter Tuesday after claims a Union had 'targeted' nurses...
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What the fall: Kankakee-Will Region sees 28,311 cases, 164 dead so far this season

KANKAKEE – While Illinois continues its drunken COVID stumble through 2020 with the rest of the nation, this weekend we looked back on how...
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Pritzker administration evaluating use of COVID-19 tracking smartphone apps

(The Center Square) – The director of the Illinois Department of Public Health says there’s more to come on the possibility of implementing a...

Man bites Doctor, Cop after an altercation with neighbor on Thanksgiving Day

JOLIET – A Joliet man resisting arrest on Thanksgiving continued to cause more trouble for both doctors and officers treating and booking him later...

“Fill the Bus” Toy Drive Saturday benefits Kankakee children this holiday

KANKAKEE – The 31st Annual Dugan Family “Fill the Bus” Toy Drive runs this Saturday, November 28th from 10 am to 2 pm in...