Manhattan

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...

Man arrested on Attempted First Degree Murder charge after reportedly shooting at Manhattan woman on I-57

MANHATTAN – A Manhattan woman is recovering this week after she found herself being fired on while driving down Interstate 57 near 147th Street...

Peotone, Manhattan Fire see value in consolidation

PEOTONE – The Peotone and Manhattan Fire Protection Districts may be on the verge of a full consolidation of the two districts. “A full consolidation...

Dunkin’ coming to Manhattan

MANHATTAN – Residents in the Village of Manhattan will now be able to drive up and get their morning coffee as the Village Board...

After 43 years of public service, Manhattan Mayor to Retire

MANHATTAN – During a village board meeting Tuesday night, Manhattan Mayor James Doyle announced his plans to retire following the completion of his term...

Manhattan Park District postpones summer camp during pandemic

Manhattan Park District announced Monday they’ll be posting summer camp due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  “Due to government guidelines and our utmost concern for...

Village of Manhattan Mayor asks residents to wear masks

Earlier this afternoon, Village of Manhattan Mayor Brian Doyle asked area residents to wear face masks when out shopping at pharmacies, grocery and hardware...
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