Wade is working with Jovan Marshall of the Kankakee City Life Center and Rhonda Currie of Kankakee Community College to be a guest speaker for their “Man Up” series, designed for young men in high school who may be in need of advice and teachings from adults in the community who were once in their shoes.

With COVID-19 ramifications, significant undercounts for the 2020 Census are possible. But even if everyone was counted, some local officials worry the results will show a population drop for the area and state. 

2021 municipal elections

BRADLEY — Lori Gadbois, a former 16-year Bradley trustee and the recently re-elected Kankakee County Recorder of Deeds, announced her candidacy for Bradley’s top elected post.

J.J. Hollis, a Kankakee Valley Park District commissioner since 2007, has filed his nominating petitions to run in the Republican Party's primary election in February.

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GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 7 Michigan at No. 23 Minnesota, Saturday. The unbeaten Wolverines (11-0, 6-0) stand alone atop the conference standings after getting off to an impressive start under second-year coach Juwan Howard. Michigan is coming off an eye-popping 77-54 rout of No. 9 Wisconsin,…

Jonathan Ward, a 2016 Bishop McNamara graduate, spoke with the Daily Journal on his rookie season in the NFL that began on the practice squad and ended in the endzone.

SPRINGFIELD — Some regions of the state could see loosened COVID-19 restrictions as early as Friday as some counties have already transitioned to the next phase of vaccine distribution, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Monday.

Bourbonnais News

Olivet Nazarene University has hired a new president to take the place of John Bowling, who is set to retire in May after 30 years in the office.

Bradley News

Students returned to Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School on Monday for the first day of second semester with two major changes — an hour more of class time and a return to the every-other-day attendance schedule.

Manteno News

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Wade is working with Jovan Marshall of the Kankakee City Life Center and Rhonda Currie of Kankakee Community College to be a guest speaker for their “Man Up” series, designed for young men in high school who may be in need of advice and teachings from adults in the community who were once in their shoes.

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