Coronavirus Kankakee

Vote by mail option postcards set to arrive in mailboxes for the second time soon 

KANKAKEE - Be prepared for another round of vote-by-mail postcards arriving to mailboxes across the area soon. The second round of postcards is part of a new voting option law put...

Child killed after being hit by Bus Friday afternoon 

PARK FOREST - A 7-year-old child is being mourned by staff and students of a local school Saturday morning...

Dog gets loose, discovers body of Frankfort man missing since November in woods off Route 30

FRANKFORT - A dog who got off their leash last Thursday and ran into some nearby woods led their...

Special Cache!  Illinois Dog makes Illinois history during Bourbonnais arrest 

BOURBONNAIS - A local man’s arrest Monday would not have been possible without the help of a very uniquely...

Middle School Student’s quick thinking helped avoid Child Abduction Thursday 

STEGER - A middle school students’ quick actions saved her from an attempted abduction attempt Thursday morning. According to Steger...

Kankakee Public Library hosting Vaccine Clinic

The State of Illinois is partnering with the Kankakee Public Library and hosting a vaccine clinic. Persons 18 years of age and older can...

Pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations begin this Saturday in Kankakee

KANKAKEE – Children ages 5-11 will get their first opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine beginning this Saturday. That’s when pediatric vaccination clinics will begin...

Kankakee County Board issues opposition to Health Care Right of Conscience Act amendment

KANKAKEE – The Kankakee County Board Executive Committee unanimously voted Tuesday in opposition to an amendment of The Health Care Right of Conscience Act. “The...

Nurses granted temporary restraining order in vaccine mandate case

(The Center Square) – Six nurses employed by Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee who filed a lawsuit against the hospital over their right to refuse...

KCC: COVID-19 Vaccines – Myths vs. Facts panel

Kankakee Community College will host a live online panel discussion, “COVID-19 Vaccines – Myths vs. Facts,” on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The...

Schools continue war against COVID-19 after student, staff member die in Kankakee 

KANKAKEE – Cases continue to rise among youths in the area as 220 students and adults are now quarantined in Kankakee schools for COVID-19. Updated...
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