Kankakee Schools pursue parent training with some of District 111's $20 million in COVID-19 relief (Reference: Daily Journal 4/17/21- 4/18/21).
1. The “establishment” has gotten away with stealing a national election from a man who far surpassed his winning majority in 2016. (From 63 million to 75 million votes.)
Thank you for voting to support student learning by investing in facilities. The election results show that voters have approved the Unit 9 building referendum.
This letter is to thank the nurses at AMITA Health St. Mary's Hospital for the care and compassion they gave me during my recent stay.
Distractions contribute to hundreds of vehicle crashes each year causing property damage, personal injury, even death. The Illinois Insurance Association and its member companies unite with local and state officials to bring attention to this pervasive issue during "Distracted Driving Awaren…
On behalf of the Kankakee County Health Department, I would like to extend a huge thank you to all those involved with our most recent Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinics on April 5-7. With assistance from many agencies, we vaccinated 2,100 individuals.
I know, President Biden, you will never read this article, but as a lifelong resident of the city of Kankakee, I’d like to voice my thoughts on the downward spiral of the city and nation over the last 50 years.
Over 300 cars formed ongoing rows inside the Kankakee Farmers’ Market parking lot at 250 S. Schuyler Ave., while long lines looped around the entire downtown city blocks on the evening of Monday, March 29.
Humanism only matters if you want to know the truth and not be shackled by the ignorance of this present world that passes for knowledge!
As a reminder to the residents of the Bourbonnais Fire Protection District, we are seeking support from the community as a whole to assist in improving services throughout the fire district.
I’m Scott Snavely — a businessman and former chair of the Kankakee Riverfront Society. Though my job recently spurred a move from Illinois, a piece of my heart is still in Kankakee.
The Village of Hopkins Park and Pembroke Township, which have been depicted as the most impoverished communities in the county, is slated to receive a whopping $73,882 of the $42 million.
I live in the First Ward near Locust and Dearborn and have noticed two problems that we regularly encounter on a daily occurrence. The first problem is the need for a second set of stop signs. Since there has been an increase in the number of families with young children in my neighborhood m…
I read Bob J. Lathim Jr.’s letter to the editor on March 24 and wish to offer another tool to Illinois residents concerned about flooding and erosion on the Kankakee River.
It was good to see coverage in the Daily Journal last week about a report that will soon be completed and delivered to the governor, commission to call for overhaul of early childhood education funding.
In response to Jim Nowlan March 9th commentary about “The GOP may be over:” I agree with just about everything Mr. Nowlan has to say. I have been a conservative Republican for most of my life but that has changed over the last three election cycles. I’m now just a “conservative.”
The Daily Journal front page article dated Monday, March 15, 2021, has good news for the City of Kankakee. Hopefully, for the taxpayers in the City of Kankakee also.
Since Kankakee will be receiving disaster relief funds for COVID-19, racial justice, safety and public health concerns, does this include addressing the problem with our river flooding?
We have seen over the years the people standing outside the DMV in the rain, snow, sleet, fog, heat — all the elements, we're there. I just used the new DMV. I was appalled and disgusted to find out those people are still standing out in the cold, rain, fog — it was all there the day I was there.
I just wanted to reach out as a K3 resident trying to get the COVID-19 vaccine and a kidney transplant recipient, I should have been in the same group as the over 65 age group or even before them.
For far too long (decades) when we heard “Pembroke” we have envisioned negative activity — misappropriation of government money, a lack of appropriate administration of tax dollars, a lack of audits performed and filed, and a community that continues to be steeped in poverty. Pembroke has be…
Did anyone really vote for President Joe Biden? If so, how is it going so far? Is he accomplishing your wishes for a new America?
It's far past time the school board and community dumps the teachers union. The unmitigated self-serving garbage they spew out is beyond belief.
In February, Mr. Marek penned just over a thousand words about fear and not a one of them were about the thousands of Americans who experienced fear during the 2020 riots. Oh no, he only covered Jan. 6.
Tri-Point High School's prom is still pending the release of restrictions of the COVID-19 protocols. However, we as parents, would like to be prepared to do something for our kids.
A study of our history, both prior to and many decades after our becoming a nation, indicates that divisiveness is the expected, rather than the exception.
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