The Kankakee Valley Park Board OK’d a $3.25 million bond issue at Monday’s commissioners meeting at the Bird Park Administration building.
The Secret Food Pantry will host its next mobile pop-up event from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday out of the Bourbonnais Municipal Center parking lot at 700 Main Street NW.
The Illinois Third Appellate Court reversed a Kankakee County circuit judge’s decision to dismiss Nancy Rish’s petition to be resentenced for her role in the murder of Kankakee business man Stephen B. Small in September 1987.
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- Kankakee School Board approves staff member termination
- Man charged with soliciting juvenile through Roblox
- Apparel manufacturer eyeing Kankakee
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- Fire guts Kankakee residence
- Herscher graduate, future KCC pitcher McDivitt doesn't let childhood accident hinder softball success
- Shronts resigns as Grant Park fire chief
- Childhood friend recalls local dentist Joe Wertz
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.
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.
There are more opportunities to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in the coming weeks.
Tokyo hit another six-month high in new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, one day before the Olympics begin, as worries grow of a worsening of infections during the Games.
With the state now indicating decisions on COVID-19 precautions will be left up to schools, districts are in the process of making those calls and getting plans into place for the 2021-22 school year.