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Bradley School District asks parents ‘commit to trimester’ during the pandemic

Bradley Elementary School District #61 is asking parents to commit to a trimester by July 16th for the upcoming school year, through...

WHO says believing ‘magically we will get a perfect vaccine’ is ‘not realistic’

The World Health Organization (WHO) had a strong message for the world on Monday. “I want to be straight...

Martin Luther King graffiti art vandalized, Care Bear survives in Kankakee

Enraged residents of Kankakee County spoke out this past weekend following the erasure of a Martin Luther King Jr. mural that had...
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Former World Series Cubs pitcher Aroldis Chapman tests positive for COVID-19

Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Aroldis Chapman has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters today.

Frankfort Bluegrass Festival goes virtual this weekend

FRANKFORT, IL – Today would have been the first day of the 10th Annual Frankfort Bluegrass Festival, originally scheduled for July 11th...

Hollywood Casino will layoff 145 in Joliet, 256 jobs loss in mass layoffs

JOLIET — Hollywood Casino reopened its doors on July 1st in Illinois.  A day before reopening, on June 30th,...

Kankakee County announced 93 new COVID-19 this week

The Kankakee County Health Department announces Friday 27 new cases of COVID-19 in the County.  There are now 345 active cases of...

WHO says COVID-19 ‘might be spread in the air’

The World Health Organization is now saying COVID-19 might be spread in the air after 239 scientists urged the agency to say...

IDPH announces 1,317 new COVID-19 cases Friday, seven-day positivity up to 2.9%

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Friday 1,317 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional...

‘Shell malfunction’ responsible for Ashkum Fireworks Injury, organizers say

By  Macklin Berry We are still waiting for the finale of the 4th of July show in Ashkum this...

Child hit by car ‘failed to yield to car’ in Watseka

A child was treated at a local hospital after being hit by an 83-year-old Watseka woman driving her car Wednesday night.

Grundy County Corn Fest Canceled in part to lack of guidance, inspectors

The 2020 Grundy County Corn Fest in Morris has officially been canceled due to the pandemic. This year’s fest would have been...

White Sox to use Illinois minor league site as training facility

The Chicago White Sox announced Thursday the team will utilize the Schaumburg Boomers Stadium as a training site for players not on...
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Bradley School District asks parents ‘commit to trimester’ during the pandemic

Bradley Elementary School District #61 is asking parents to commit to a trimester by July 16th for the upcoming school year, through...
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For the third time in July, IDPH announces record death lows in state

For the third time this month, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has announced a single-day record low in deaths for...

WHO says believing ‘magically we will get a perfect vaccine’ is ‘not realistic’

The World Health Organization (WHO) had a strong message for the world on Monday. “I want to be straight...

Martin Luther King graffiti art vandalized, Care Bear survives in Kankakee

Enraged residents of Kankakee County spoke out this past weekend following the erasure of a Martin Luther King Jr. mural that had...