History

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...

Cahokia Mounds launches new augmented reality experience

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Visitors to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site are invited to discover ancient America with Cahokia Mounds’ new Augmented Reality (AR) Application....

Bourbonnais Public Library hosts Lizzie Borden Presentation October 4th

The Bourbonnais Public Library welcomes you to Lizzie Borden: Did she do it? Monday, October 4 at 6:30 pm in the White Oak Room....

Public Museum Capital Grants Program Accepting Applications

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Public museums in Illinois can receive funding assistance to improve museum facilities and develop new exhibits through the Illinois Public Museum...

TDIH: Racecar plows into people at Kankakee Fairgrounds

On this day in History back in 1953, a stock car drove by a Polish man plowed into a crowd of people in Kankakee. It...

Gov. Pritzker Issues Proclamation Honoring Juneteenth

Springfield, Ill. — Today, Governor JB Pritzker issued a proclamation honoring June 19, 2020, as Juneteenth in the state of Illinois. All flags in...

French Heritage Museum honors Bertrand Family this Saturday

  This Saturday from 1-4 pm, the French Heritage Museum in Kankakee will honor the Bertrand family in the museum's ongoing...
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