Kankakee

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...

Kankakee, IL – KCC Student Kiernan Tammen to Compete in Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant

Kankakee, IL - Kiernan Tammen, a student at Kankakee Community College (KCC), is set to represent Iroquois County at the 64th Miss Illinois County...

Kankakee Mayor Imposes $750 Fines on Bus Operators Following Migrant Drop-off

KANKAKEE, Illinois — In response to the recent migrant drop-off incident, Kankakee Mayor Chris Curtis has signed an executive order, imposing a $750 fine per...

Kankakee Valley Park District Prepares for 2024 Season with Lifeguard Hiring Event

Kankakee, IL - In anticipation of the 2024 swim season, the Kankakee Valley Park District is proactively organizing a lifeguard hiring event for Splash Valley...

Migrants Bound for Chicago Dumped in Kankakee After 30-Hour Ride from El Paso, Texas

KANKAKEE, IL - Between 40 to 50 migrants were allegedly misled by a bus driver early Thursday morning to believe they were in Chicago, only...

Kankakee Community College Announces Honors and President’s List for Fall 2023 Semester

KANKAKEE, Ill. — Kankakee Community College (KCC) has released its Honors and President's Lists for the Fall 2023 semester, recognizing students for their outstanding academic...

Kankakee Woman Arrested for Home Invasion and Robbery

KANKAKEE, IL – Kankakee Police have arrested 37-year-old Nona Daniels following a home invasion robbery.  According to a police report, the incident occurred just before 11:30...
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