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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...

Youth sports coalition seeks federal aid due to COVID-19

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — It started when a handful of organizations got together to discuss the effect of the COVID-19...

KC-CASA Take Back the Night Rally goes Virtual this Tuesday

Join KC-CASA and the Zonta Club of Kankakee this Tuesday night for a special Virtual Take Back the Night Rally at 6 pm on...

Illinois SNAP recipients receive maximum benefits this week

CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Human Services announced today that more than 450,000 Illinois households will receive additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)...

Distance Learning for Students: A New World For Both Teachers And Students

By Rob FischerAmong all of the adjustments that every sector of the population has had to make, in order to work around the obstacles...

Drive-by Fostering offers animals into your life during times of anxiety

“We are reinforcing with folks that there is no reason to relinquish your animals due to the virus,” says Kathy Fegan who sits on the board of directors for the Humane Foundation. According to the CDC, there is no evidence that animals spread COVID-19.

Power of Jaycees: Delorean Ride Raffle coming to Kankakee Farmers Market

The Kankakee Jaycees will be on hand at the Kankakee Farmers Market from 8 am to noon on September 28th and again on October 5th and 12th raffling off two chances to grab a ride in the time machine!
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