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Health Department pushing residents to VaccineFinder.org for COVID vaccine

KANKAKEE – The County Health Department is redirecting all area residents to a new website in an effort to get vaccinated quicker. The website, VaccineFinder.org,...

Bourbonnais Teachers meet tonight, possible teachers strike March 4th looms

BOURBONNAIS – After nearly a year of negotiations, the Bourbonnais Education Association (BEA) and Bourbonnais Elementary School District 53 (BESD53) Board of Education (BOE) will...

Less than 1 out of every 5 Registered Voters came out for Kankakee Primary Election

KANKAKEE – Just 2,506 of 13,485 registered voters chose to cast a ballot in Tuesday’s 2021 Consolidated Primary Election in Kankakee for the Primaries...

COVID-19 Vaccination process in Kankakee County may not be complete until mid-2024

KANKAKEE – During a meeting of the County Board Tuesday, Kankakee County Health Administrator John Bevis reported at the current rate of COVID-19 allocation to...

Illinois becomes 1st State to Drop Cash Bail System as Criminal Justice Reform signed into law

CHICAGO – Illinois has become the first state in the nation to drop the cash bail system. The move comes after Governor J.B. Pritzker...

NASA Helicopter, Rover Perseverance set to land on Mars this afternoon

CHICAGO – For the first time in the history of the Space program, a powered areal device will land with the latest Mars Rover,...