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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...

25 Things That Can Get You Banned from Disney Parks This Summer

ORLANDO, Fla. - As the summer season kicks off, it's essential for visitors to Disney World to be aware of the activities and items that...

Build-A-Bear Replaces Missing Bear with Late Mother’s Heartbeat

CHICAGO, IL - The Build-A-Bear company has provided a heartwarming solution to a family in Tazewell, Tennessee, who lost a beloved bear containing a recording...

Public school enrollment drops 3 percent nationally

Ted O'Neil | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The number of students attending public schools during the 2020-2021 academic year fell by...

Childcare problems still linger in Illinois

(The Center Square) – The reopening of Illinois’ public schools for in-person education has become a struggle between districts hoping to curb the documented...

Baby of Hope: Bourbonnais couple brought in Kankakee County’s first new bundle of joy in 2021

The start of the new year will have an extra special meaning to Bourbonnais couple Ryan and Blair Lillis. Ryan, who works in the public...

Pritzker details his Thanksgiving plans in attack on critics, trolls

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker used a news conference Tuesday to come clean about his plans for Thanksgiving after ducking questions about...
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