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Today's Top Stories

Birthday gifts go to dogs and cats

One Manteno girl’s birthday wish benefited area shelter animals. Read more

Bradley mall purchase impacts St. George school district

The owner of a $200,000 house within the school district will see their taxes increase by about $20 per year. Read more

Purse Palooza pays off for charitable groups

The event benefitted the Duane Dean Behavioral Health Center, The Helen Wheeler Center for Community Mental Health, Sleep in Heavenly Peace and Project Re:Cycle. Read more

Sports

VOLLEYBALL: Moldenhauer Classic celebrates 34th year

Manteno won the 34th annual Moldenhauer Classic Saturday. Read more

FOOTBALL: Jezik, Coal City, run away from Wilmington to clinch share of ICE

Daniel Jezik had 232 yards and three touchdowns as the Coalers topped Wilmington 29-14. Read more

ROUNDUP: Central, McNamara, Milford-Cissna Park offenses continue to surge

Friday's prep sports scores and results. Read more

 
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Business

Briefcase: Oct. 19, 2019

Riverside Medical Group adds physiatrist Read more

Main Street: Oct. 16, 2019

Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. Read more

Briefcase: Oct. 16, 2019

Riverside Medical Group adds nurse practitioner in Watseka Read more

Opinion

Ron Jackson: Meeting Ms Pat led to magnificent journey

For more than 20 years, writing this column has provided me with much therapeutic benefit. Read more

Voice of the People: What American education has become

I have many things against modern education and among them are the facts that most children do not graduate as proficient in reading, math,… Read more

Voice of the People: Guard against obesity

Of all the problems in the world obesity has to be near the top and Illinois may be No. 1 in the U.S. Read more

 
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Obituaries

Death notices: Oct. 19, 2019

Death notices Read more

Obituary Recap: Oct. 19, 2019

SATURDAY, Oct. 12 Read more

Brian Wilkening

Brian Wilkening, 65, formerly of Chebanse, passed away Sept. 4, 2019, in Iowa, following a long illness. Read more

Upcoming Events

Collector Con

Collector Con is coming back Sunday October 20th to the Kankakee County Fairgrounds Expo Center.

Fall Music Concert: River Valley Wind and String Ensemble

The River Valley Wind & String Ensembles will perform an exciting Fall Music Concert on Sunday, October 20, 2019.  The program begins a…

What It's Worth - Appraiser Mark Moran - Sponsored by The Friends of the Kankakee Public Library

           Do you have any antiques or collectibles that you want to get appraised? The Kankakee Public Library will be hosting an antique …

Weather Today

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.

Today

61° 48°

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.

Humidity:91%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:ESE at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:08:15 AM
Sunset:06:03:34 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.Sun
20%61° 48°
Windy with periods of rain. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s.Mon
100%66° 45°
Mostly cloudy and windy. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the upper 30s.Tue
10%55° 37°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 40s.Wed
0%62° 46°
Showers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Thu
50%53° 36°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 20s.Fri
20%51° 29°
A few clouds. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.Sat
10%56° 42°

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