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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...

Vaccine doses administered top 2 million amid pandemic progress

SPRINGFIELD – The number of COVID-19 vaccines administered in Illinois topped 2 million Friday as the state’s case positivity rate continues to hover near...

Restaurants, hotels call for reopening plan

SPRINGFIELD – Officials from the hotel, restaurant and convention industries told a state Senate panel Thursday that they need a clear plan for how...

Illinois eclipses 20k deaths in pandemic, 2 million doses of vaccine delivered

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) surpassed a grim milestone Monday, reporting over 20,000 deaths now in the pandemic. IDPH announced 41...

Vaccine operations increase with federal aid

SPRINGFIELD – Vaccine operations and eligibility are expanding across the state as Illinois’ seven-day rolling positivity rate remained at 3.3 percent for the fourth...

State to expand vaccine eligibility to individuals with underlying conditions

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday that the state plans to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to individuals of all ages who have comorbidities...

First member of Congress, Texas Republican Ron Wright, dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

WASHINGTON - Texas Republican Ron Wright, who tested positive for COVID-19 shortly after the Capitol riots, has died. Wright is the first member of Congress...
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