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A roundup of area arrests for serious crimes. Unless otherwise stated, these reports are taken directly from police reports. Read more

 Firefighters from multiple agencies are currently battling a fire in the 700 block of North Fifth Ave at Williams Street, according to scanner radio.  Read more

In a story on Page A8 of Tuesday’s edition titled “Iroquois Federal announces changes,” the year Terry Acree starting working at Iroquois Federal was incorrect. Acree began working at Iroquois Federal in 2000. Read more

Illinois colleges and universities both public and private are being encouraged to issue mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policies, but that won’t be the case at the two higher education institutions in Kankakee County. Read more

A roundup of area arrests for serious crimes. Unless otherwise stated, these reports are taken directly from police reports. Read more

Dollar General at 4533 W. Route 17 near Limestone is now open for business. This will be the 19th location of the general store-style retailer in a 20-mile radius of Kankakee.  Read more

A roundup of area arrests for serious crimes. Unless otherwise stated, these reports are taken directly from police reports. Read more

The Talent of Iroquois County was back last weekend, performing once again on the main stage. Thirty-one Iroquois County youth took to the stage to perform for the crowd. Read more

A roundup of area arrests for serious crimes. Unless otherwise stated, these reports are taken directly from police reports. Read more

Harry Potter and friends are making the journey from Hogwarts to Bourbonnais. Wizarding Events, a division of The Bennett-Curtis House in Grant Park, will be hosting Wizard Festival at 11 a.m. July 31 at Northfield Square Mall. Read more

The Kankakee County Board is looking for community members to serve on the subcommittees it has formed to discuss how to invest its $21.3 million of COVID-19 relief funding as part of the American Rescue Plan Act. Read more

Eva Benefiel arrived in Kankakee July 31, 1915, to begin her "dream job" as County Advisor for the newly formed Women's Home Improvement Association of Kankakee County. Exactly one year later, she drowned.  Read more

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