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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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Rep. Parkhurst hosts Blood Drive at Bradley-Bourbonnais HS October 2nd

KANKAKEE - State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Versiti Blood Center of Illinois from 4:00pm—7:00pm on Friday,...

Illinois nears 300k total COVID-19 cases since pandemic began

SPRINGFIELD –Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported Monday morning 1,709 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 13 additional...

469 cast vote on first day of early voting in Kankakee

KANKAKEE  – Early voting has begun and will continue to take place now through November 2, 2020 ahead of Election Day on...
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Potawatomi Campground to reopen October 1st at Kankakee River State Park

KANKAKEE – Its been two years since the Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced Potawatomi and Chippewa campgrounds would received nearly two...

Emmy-winning Hollywood Stunt Coordinator and Chebanse native Merritt Yohnka dies

KANKAKEE – Emmy-winning Hollywood Stunt Coordinator and Chebanse native Merritt Yohnka has died. Yohnka had long been fighting two forms of...

COVID-19 mitigation for Region 7 could be lifted this weekend for Kankakee, Will counties

BOURBONNAIS - Gov. Pritzker announced this afternoon Region 7 restrictions could be lifted as early as this weekend. The ease of...

Orland Park to revoke Trampoline Park business license following event that “jeopardized public health”

ORLAND PARK – Orland Park Police shut down a popular Trampoline Park Saturday night following an alleged fight and occupancy violations.

Orland Park pushing for term limits this November

ORLAND PARK – Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau is speaking out in favor of a term limit referendum that will be featured...

Kankakee stands on weak leg suggesting it should be its own Region, now at 8.0%

BOURBONNAIS – It has been nearly three weeks since Region 7 first tested at the 8.0% warning territory back on August 19th.

Nuclear plants prepare to close across Illinois, Braidwood ‘at risk’

BYRON – Exelon Generation announced Thursday morning it will ‘retire’ the Byron Nuclear Plant in September 2021, closing the plant. It’s now...

New IDPH metrics cite schools, Kankakee County triggers multiple Warnings

BOURBONNAIS – New metrics released by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday show Kankakee County triggering multiple warnings for the...

Illinois kills indoor dining in Kankakee, Will County beginning August 26th

BOURBONNAIS – Indoor dining in Kankakee and Will Counties is officially dead, beginning August 26th. New mitigation tactics for Region 7, which...

ONU President warns classes could move online if ‘major outbreak’ occurs

Olivet Nazarene University Executive Vice President and CFO David Pickering announced to students Wednesday afternoon in an email five students had tested...
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Rep. Parkhurst hosts Blood Drive at Bradley-Bourbonnais HS October 2nd

KANKAKEE - State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Versiti Blood Center of Illinois from 4:00pm—7:00pm on Friday,...
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Man found burned to death inside vehicle outside Joliet strip mall

JOLIET – Police are investigating what lead to a man being found burned to death in the back of a car outside...

Illinois nears 300k total COVID-19 cases since pandemic began

SPRINGFIELD –Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported Monday morning 1,709 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 13 additional...

469 cast vote on first day of early voting in Kankakee

KANKAKEE  – Early voting has begun and will continue to take place now through November 2, 2020 ahead of Election Day on...