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Country Herald
850 Main St NW #84
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Mission Statement

Country Herald’s mission is to serve the Kankakee, Iroquois and Will County area by bringing positive, fact-driven, family friendly, community driven stories to you on a weekly basis.  

By partnering with non-profits, community organizations, small business owners and entrepreneurs, we look forward to bringing you local area coverage for years to come.  Our staff is composed of passionate volunteers with deep ties in media.  A collective collage of former editors, writers, radio personalities, bloggers, and social media influencers all brought together with a goal. 

Deliver a product that matters to you.

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Country Herald Directory

Current directory, as of April 2019. 

News Desk – General Inquiries email

Shane Saathoff – Founder/Writer

Cheri Boudreau  – Feature Content Writer

William Rassmussen – Sports/Entertainment

Emmanuel Jackson – Sports/Entertainment

Austin Heck – Lifestyle/Entertainment

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