COVID-19

Illinois’ Kankakee River Regatta Opens Sponsorship Opportunities for Labor Day Race

KANKAKEE, IL - The City of Kankakee proudly announced on Thursday that sponsorship opportunities are now available for the eagerly awaited return of the Kankakee River Regatta, set to make waves...

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...

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...

Kankakee County Residents Reflect on National COVID-19 Day

KANKAKEE, Ill. - Today marks National COVID-19 Day in the United States, a day dedicated to reflecting on the impact of the pandemic on communities...

IDPH to offer 1 Million COVID-19 tests to K-12 public school districts 

CHICAGO - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced Thursday it will provide a one-time bulk shipment over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 rapid antigen tests to...

“This may force schools to go remote,” Governor says as Administration asks for immediate appeal of School Safety ruling  

CHICAGO - Governor Pritzker has asked the Illinois Attorney General’s office for an immediate appeal of Judge Grischow’s decision to restrain the State from...

Multiple area schools begin to implement “masks optional” policy beginning Monday 

PEOTONE - Multiple schools in Illinois will begin instituting a “masks optional” policy beginning Monday. Among them, Peotone CUSD 207U. Sunday night Superintendent Steve Stein...

Illinois records pandemic high of more than 200,000 COVID cases in one week

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday that the state had recorded 201,428 new cases of COVID-19 over the previous week,...

Will County administers 1 millionth COVID-19 Vaccine Dose as Hospitalizations Rise

JOLIET, IL – The Will County Health Department reached a milestone today in administering 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to residents of...
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