Kankakee firemen, aided by equipment and firefighters from as far away as Joliet and Chicago Heights, battled the fire raging in the 60-year-old building.
Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School will be continuing staff training on issues of race and racism as well as extending opportunities for students to get involved next school year.
A roundup of area arrests for serious crimes. Unless otherwise stated, these reports are taken directly from police reports.
Limestone Township Fire Protection District is having a retirement open house from 1 to 4 p.m. this Sunday at Limestone Township Fire Protection District to honor Lyle Coffman's 49 years of service.
- Hazmat team in downtown Kankakee
- Mi Casa Mexican restaurant on Broadway nears opening
- Woman, son charged with home invasion, kidnapping
- Kankakee city officials want Jaffe Drugs building condemned
- Kankakee native opens bookstore to operate with Key Printing
- UPS driver retires with perfect driving record
- KHS plans for a more college-like schedule
- Death notices: May 13, 2021
- Haigh Quarry among country's best
- County e-waste program up and running
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"The work ethic has taken a drastic turn for the worse in the past 12 months."
The state is opening vaccinations to Illinoisans age 12-15, and a major theme park operator is offering 50,000 free admission tickets in an effort to encourage vaccination in that age group.
Riverside Healthcare is now offering COVID-19 vaccines six days a week for individuals who are 12 and older.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and inside in most situations.
Children ages 12 and older can now roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., offering parents and schools a chance to relax their pandemic precautions and bringing the country a step closer to controlling the virus.
Illinois National Guard mass vaccination clinics will provide second dose Moderna shots for people who received their first dose last month and also offer one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccinations to unvaccinated people.