Passage of proposed legislation sponsored by two local lawmakers is the final piece in a puzzle to bring natural gas service to Pembroke Township.
Three people were transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning on Interstate 57, according to state police.
Greater prairie chickens are state endangered and therefore critically imperiled in the state.
Kankakee was one of limited number of U.S. cities showing "Gone With the Wind" following its World Premiere on Dec. 15, 1939, in Atlanta, Ga.
Residents of Kankakee and the surrounding areas are invited to learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease and more.
Graduating seniors planning to continue their education in the field of agriculture may apply for one of the scholarships to be awarded by the Ford-Iroquois Farm Bureau Foundation.
2021 municipal elections
More than 40 percent of ballots were cast prior to the polls opening at 6 a.m. Tuesday — some 1,076 votes.
Johnson, 43, a Kankakee resident for 10 years, will be holding her first elected office as she won the first political race she ever entered.
Kankakee 2nd Ward Alderwoman Stacy Gall won the Democratic Party primary for the city clerk position
David Baron won his first Kankakee political campaign by posting a substantial victory over opponent Lisa Richardson.
Sixth Ward Alderman Chris Curtis overwhelmed his Republican Party primary opponent.
Kankakee County Vaccine Tracker
Total administered vaccine doses
People fully vaccinated
Percent of population fully vaccinated
7 day average doses administered
Doses reported to be administered on 3/7
Doses reported to be administered on 3/7
Source: Illinois Department of Public Health
Last updated on 3/8/21.
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- Simms pleads guilty to fraud
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- New mental health facility helps those in emotional crisis
- Death notices: March 4, 2021
- Alderman renews request for investigation of campaign contributions to Kankakee mayor
- Lisa Straw
- Schools remain closed as Bourbonnais teachers' strike continues
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rocket Watts scored 21 points and Aaron Henry had 18 to lead Michigan State to a 70-64 victory over No. 2 Michigan on Sunday that seems to seal coach Tom Izzo's 23rd consecutive NCAA Tournament bid.
When one man goes down, it’s next man up. When the most important man for the Illini went down, the team stepped up, grabbing their biggest win of the season and arguably one of the biggest wins in program history. The Illini (19-6, 15-4 Big Ten) flat out dominated the Wolverines (18-2, 13-2…
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu returned after missing three games with a concussion and facial injuries to score 19 points, and No. 4 Illinois rallied to beat No. 7 Ohio State 73-68.
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Andre Curbelo scored 11 of his 17 points in the first half, and No. 4 Illinois dismantled No. 2 Michigan with a smothering defensive performance, routing the Wolverines 76-53 on Tuesday night.
The Kankakee County Health Department answered commonly asked questions about the county's vaccine sign-up and distribution process.
Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,741 new administered doses Thursday in Kankakee County, the highest one-day total on record for the county.
State Comptroller Susana Mendoza said she is hopeful outdoor events can return as early as this summer with large indoor events beginning in the fall.
Riverside Healthcare has opened appointments for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday.
Departments get creative with annual fundraiser, surpass donation goal for Special Olympics Illinois.
Missed days will have to be made up in the summer.
Bradley Cub Scout Pack 319 is hosting the fundraiser "Crunch for a Cause."
Another step was taken by the Bradley village board in its journey to locate a second fire station in the village's northern area.
Until this point, the Bradley schools have been open for four-hour days.
The public ice rink at Legacy Park at 1725 N. Maple St. in Manteno is open.
Beecher avenged its only loss of the season with a dominating win over Gardner-South Wilmington.
As the lone members of the Southland Athletic Conference to push for fans at sporting events, sporting events at Kankakee must continue to be played without crowds, per conference rules.
The Irish finished in the top 10, a few spots of the Panthers, at the IHSA Competitive Dance State Finals, and three cheer squads punched their tickets to next weekend's state finals.
A few years ago, I received a fun letter from a reader who developed a hobby of looking for money in gutters, parking lots, streets, sidewalks and other public places.
DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend and I call each other horrible, disparaging names as a form of “love.”
Everything about the renovation competition series “Rock the Block” (8 p.m., HGTV) makes my skin crawl.