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Kankakee’s Merchant Street MusicFest 2024: 90s Legends Vertical Horizon and Local H Set to Perform

Kankakee, IL - Nostalgia will resonate through the heart of Kankakee as the Merchant Street MusicFest gears up for its 2024 edition with a lineup steeped in 90s rock...

Legendary Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr to Perform in Will County This September

New Lenox, IL - Ringo Starr, renowned for his time as the drummer of the iconic Beatles, will...

Route 116: Gas Line Damage Leads to Street Closures

Pontiac, IL - An unexpected disruption occurred Tuesday morning when a work crew, boring for fiber optic cables,...

Beecher, IL – Nourishment for Neighbors: Beecher’s Faith Church Food Pantry to Open Doors Again

Beecher, IL – In a continuing effort to combat food insecurity in Beecher, Faith Church is set to...

Joliet, IL – Early Morning Blazes: Amazon Facility Compactor,  I-80 Semi Trailer Engulfed in Flames

Joliet, IL - Emergency crews were dispatched to two fire incidents today, starting with an Amazon warehouse compactor...

State officials encourage Illinois seniors to be prepared to handle disasters

By Wayne Baker | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Department of Aging want to make...

USDA extends program allowing ISBE to offer free meals through June 30th for students

SPRINGFIELD  –  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Friday free meals will be available to continue for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school...

Kankakee Public Library to give away DNA Kits

KANKAKEE – The Kankakee Public Library announced this week they will be giving away two Ancestry DNA kits as part of their plans to...

Child care centers want some restrictions lifted in Illinois

By Zeta Cross | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Some daycare providers in Illinois say their businesses can’t remain open unless the state...

Student athletes and parents sue to play fall sports

By Kevin Bessler | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Illinois is the only state in the Midwest not allowing high school football this fall. Some...

Former Kankakee Jaycees Little League World Series Coach Dunn Youth Grant now available

KANKAKEE – The Community Foundation of the Kankakee River Valley announced Tuesday they are now accepting grant applications for the Robert K. Dunn Perpetual...
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