In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Kankakee Public Library will be closed Monday, January 20th, 2020. The library will reopen the following Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. For more information about our hours and closings, visit the Kankakee Public Library’s website at www.lions-online.org. Any additional inquiries can be directed to 815.939.4564.
From Super Bowl expectations to a ‘balanced’ 8-8 season, Monday Morning saw the announcement the Chicago Bears would renege on their 9-year contract with Olivet, we saw the professional football franchise officially retreat into itself.
The following students have been named to the Honors List at Kankakee Community College for the Fall 2019 semester. To be named...
Frederick Wayman "Duke" Slater, a member of the Chicago Cardinals from 1926-1931 was one of the first African American lineman in the NFL. Slater is regarded as a hugely important figure in the evolution of the social integration of the game during the early twentieth century. Slater was enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951. He played college football at the University of Iowa and attended the University of Iowa College of Law and earned his law degree in 1928.
The survey has been developed to provide community members with an initial opportunity to share their thoughts and opinions on what they would like to see as part of future improvements. It should take approximately ten minutes to complete and will be available for two weeks. There will be additional opportunities through open house events and a second online survey to vote on plan concepts derived from these engagements.