Two weeks earlier than expected, outgoing Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong said goodbye to the Kankakee City Council, department leadership and citizens.
United Way is seeking to partner with locally owned businesses to drive sales while fundraising for local needs.
Sheriff Mike Downey said Kankakee County has 33 inmates waiting to go into state custody.
LoveALatte Coffee was established as a nonprofit pop-up coffee shop in 2018. The organization is a job-training opportunity for young adults with disabilities in Kankakee County.
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- Blotter: April 15, 2021
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- Death notices: April 20, 2021
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- Death notices: April 19, 2021
- Shirley Bisaillon
- Noreen Saathoff
- Shelby Eastburn
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- Mary Ellen Greenwood
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- Charlotte Scheribel
- Robert Montague Jr.
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Over 1,600 first dose appointments of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are available at Illinois National Guard clinics today, Wednesday and Thursday in Kankakee.
Though most schools and restaurants are open, over 17 percent of the population is vaccinated and the weather is warming up, Kankakee County is not yet out of COVID-19's grip.
Students at Bradley Central will return to full remote learning from April 19-30 thanks to a rash of positive cases of COVID-19.
The Illinois National Guard will be returning next week to administer shots of the Moderna vaccine at three mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Kankakee and one site in Watseka.
The statewide unemployment rate in Illinois fell three-tenths of a percentage point in March, to 7.1 percent, as the daily count of new COVID-19 cases and the case positivity rate appeared to be leveling.
Riverside Healthcare will be providing COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine shots on Thursday, April 15 at the Riverside West Kankakee location from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.