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Goat yoga sparks laughs, connection to nature

Haefs Homestead in Bonfield has been drawing yoga enthusiasts and animal lovers alike to try a different kind of workout known as “goat yoga.” Read more

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COVID-19 positivity rate levels at 3 percent as state passes 2 million tested

The state’s COVID-19 test positivity rate remained at 3 percent Monday. Read more

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Energy aggregation opt-out notices sent

Area residents have been receiving opt-out notices through the mail recently, regarding the municipal electric aggregation programs. Read more

Sports

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Campus catch up: BBCHS grad LaMore seeing plenty of time at EIU

Morgan LaMore transitioned nicely from Bradley-Bourbonnais to Eastern Illinois, where she will play her senior season next spring. Read more

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Manteno grad Zimbelman named Aurora University Male Athlete of the Year

Gavin Zimbelman added one more award for his breakout campaign on the gridiron last fall. Read more

KCC baseball sending a dozen to four-year universities

The Cavaliers are sending a crop of talent on to the next level of college baseball. Read more

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Opinion

Voice of the People: Rioters need to embrace righteousness

The more I'm exposed to human nature the more I see the evilness of our society. Read more

Voice of the People: Cannery would be ideal fit for Kankakee County

Growing up in Dolton back in the 1930's to the 1940's, me and some of my friends worked at the farms in South Holland, Illinois, and we pic… Read more

Alan Webber: A case of bait and switch carried out?

Over the July 4th holiday, while people were protesting, rioting and killing one another in our largest cities, some degenerate protested t… Read more

Obituaries

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Death notices: July 14, 2020

Death notices Read more

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Mary Halpin

REDDICK — Mary G. “Deane” Halpin, 102, formerly of Reddick, passed away Wednesday (July 8, 2020) at Evenglow Lodge in Pontiac, where she ha… Read more

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David Smith

MOMENCE — David L. Smith, 58, of Momence, passed away Tuesday (July 7, 2020) in Momence. Read more

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Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 60s.

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UV Index:9 Very High
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