Shane Saathoff

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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“Walk the Walk” for Mental Health Awareness this Saturday in Manteno  

MANTENO - The 3rd annual “Walk the Walk” for Mental and Suicide Awareness will be held this Saturday, September 3rd in Manteno. Jake Smith, who has...

Car crashes into Bourbonnais Kroger Pharmacy Drive Thru 

BOURBONNAIS - Pharmacy workers were stunned Wednesday when car crashed into their drive-thru. At the time of the wreck, crews working the scene outside the...

Want Free Coffee for a year? Next Friday, 100 people will get a shot 

MANTENO - Want to keep your Tumbler filled up all year long?  Residents will have a shot at getting free coffee for a year next week. All...

Dunkin’ now open on Route 45 in Manteno, Grand Opening August 19th 

MANTENO - Residents in need of a quick caffeine fix can now stop at a new location today in town.  Today Dunkin’, located on U.S. Route...

Nearly 14 years later, “Hanging Man” identity remains a mystery

PARK FOREST - This October will mark the 14th anniversary of the day a man was found hanging deep inside the Thorn Creek Nature Preserve...

Candlelight Vigil Held in Bourbonnais Sunday night for Menz Family 

BOURBONNAIS - A handful of people turned out for a candlelight vigil Sunday night for the Menz family in front of their home in the...