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Staci Wilken's tenure as the executive director of the region's tourism agency will come to a conclusion Aug. 1. ...READ MORE

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Shortly before sunrise on Feb. 19, 1959, small knots of people — shivering in single-digit temperatures — gathered on street corners across Kankakee, waiting for the buses that would take them to work or school. They waited and waited, then waited some more, but the buses never came. Read more

 Kankakee area residents who have traveled past the intersection of South Schuyler Avenue and East River Street likely have seen the transformation at its southeast corner. Read more

CrimeStoppers of Kankakee County has upped its normal reward in an effort to bring about an arrest and conviction for the person or persons involved in the triple fatal shooting in Kankakee. Read more

In its thirteenth year, Bourbonnais Elementary School District 53 has been developing young inventors through hosting Camp Invention. Over the years, more than 1,600 campers have participated. This year had its largest enrollment to date, with almost 170 campers and leaders in training attending the camp held at Liberty Intermediate School. Read more

Three Kankakee men were found dead inside a Kankakee rental property in the 600 block of West Merchant Street early Wednesday afternoon and appeared to have been shot, according to Kankakee police. Read more

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