Lake County, IN – Historic Pumpkin Patch Owners Bid Farewell with Grand Auction

      Lowell, IN - The cherished Kregel's Pumpkin Patch, a beacon of autumn celebration in Lowell, Indiana, is closing its doors, but its spirit will live on through a grand...

      Illinois Department of Public Health Funds Free Counseling for Kankakee County School Families

      Kankakee County, IL - Families with students in Kankakee County public schools now have access to free individual counseling...

      Country Stars Converge in Illinois for ‘Bradley 315’ Concert Series this June

      Kankakee County, IL - The inaugural "Bradley 315" Music Festival, a four-day extravaganza featuring the renowned duo Big & Rich,...

      Illinois Collectors Assemble: Kankakee’s Collector Con 2024 – Vintage Fun in March 

      Kankakee, IL - The Kankakee County Fairgrounds is set to host the vibrant Collector Con 2024 on Sunday, March...

      Grundy County, IL – Dangerous Weapon Found in Student’s Backpack at Elementary School

      Grundy County, IL - A dangerous weapon was found inside a student's backpack Tuesday.  According to a letter from...

      Pier 1 to ‘wind-down’ retail operations across U.S.

      Pier 1 Imports announced in a press release this afternoon they will begin to ‘wind-down’ retail operations as soon as possible.

      118 million direct calls? Why Verizon, T-Mobile needs to step up in crisis for customers.

      AT&T is the lone leader in guaranteeing a nation will not be cut off from communications. At least, for now. Communication giants across the United States...

      Gamestop to close up to 200 stores nationwide

      The company has nearly 6,000 stores here in the United States and over fifty in a fifty-mile radius of Kankakee County alone with its closest location the store in the Bradley Commons off Route 50 in Bradley.

      Papi’s Pizza Cafe to close doors on Sept 19th

      Papi’s Pizza Café at 150 E Station Street in Kankakee and its newest location in Northfield Square Mall has announced it will be shutting its ovens down for good on September 19th.

      ReCharge Coffee Bar opens with Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

      ReCharge Coffee Bar celebrated its official opening to the public on Friday, August 23, with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Manteno Chamber of Commerce.

      Party With A Plan This Labor Day: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

      The numbers are shocking: In 2017, one person died every 48 minutes in a drunk-driving crash in America. These deaths account for approximately one-third of all traffic deaths each year, with 10,874 deaths occurring in 2017 alone. Even with drunk driving illegal in all 50 states and Washington, DC, the numbers remain similar year after year. Ultimately, drinking and driving is a choice, and it is a choice that puts all road users at risk.