Arts & Entertainment

      Mis-Dials Overwhelming Grundy County’s 911 Center: Stay Connected, Save a Life

      GRUNDY COUNTY, Ill. - Summer is here, and with it comes a friendly reminder to be cautious with our cell phones. It's all too easy for a simple mishap to...

      Two Rescued After Drowning Incident in Illinois Neighborhood

      WOODRIDGE, Ill. - In a swift response to a distress call reporting a drowning incident, two individuals were...

      South Suburbs to See First Drone Light Show Later Tonight

      FRANKFORT, IL - The south suburbs are set to witness their first-ever drone light show later tonight in Frankfort....

      Unidentified Gunman Strikes Chicago’s Museum Campus: Leaves Man In Critical Condition

      CHICAGO, IL - A man was critically wounded in a shooting incident that took place on Sunday morning at...

      Two Overnight House Fires in Frankfort Cause Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Damage

      FRANKFORT, IL - Residents experienced a night of turmoil as firefighters responded to two separate house fires within a...

      Events Coming to Kankakee County & Beyond in August 2019

      If you’re like us, you probably spent a good majority of your July stuck inside, playing shelter to the elements while blasting the AC on full and lighting pumpkin candles to artificially recreate a pre-fall atmosphere in a full-on state of Summer shut-in syndrome…that is normal right?

      Kankakee County Fair Preview 2019

      The 55th annual Kankakee County Fair kicks off this -Wednesday, July 31st and we’re here to breakdown the week’s events of all five days of fair activity.

      Merchant Street Music Fest’s Friday Night Party

      Merchant Street Music Fest, Kankakee's two-day music festival, launched Friday night. Local folks and visitors enjoyed a variety of rock, country, blues, soul, and...

      Flash Forward (July 25-31)

      Catfish Days 2019 July 25 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm Wilmington, IL Wlimington, IL United States + Google Map Find out more » Chicago Fire Soccer Clinic July 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Bourbonnais Public Library, 250...

      Kankakee Public Library Announces Nicole Dennis-Benn’s Here Comes the Sun as July 2019 Soul Collections Selection

      Join the Kankakee Public Library for our monthly book discussion group, Soul Collections.

      Cemetery Walk coming August 25th

      "Voices of the Past" Cemetery Walk brings the fascinating history of Kankakee County to life. Participants who visit Mound Grove Cemetery will get a guided history lesson as they are led to grave sites of former residents, portrayed by actors in period costumes, and share something of their lives and times.