Morris Daily Herald
ICS principal raises $28,000 through bike ride
MORRIS – Immaculate Conception School Principal Kim DesLauriers recently completed a six-day, 517 mile bicycle ride through Illinois to raise money for ICS.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Legion Auxiliary Fish Fry Peotone American Legion Post 392's Auxiliary will host a fish fry on Saturday, July 26, from 4 p.m. until sold out, at the Legion Post on North Street in Peotone.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Bourbonnais prepares to feed hungry Bears and fans
Some bears are getting ready to roam the streets of Bourbonnais and businesses around town couldn't be happier.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Like Us & Love It Lollapalooza Ticket Giveaway Official WGN-TV Rules
To enter, log on to wgntv.com/contests and click on the "Lollapalooza Ticket Giveaway" contest logo, then click the link to the WGN-TV Facebook page, between July 18, 2014 and July 30, 2014.
The beat goes on for Kankakee-based musician
Many musicians hightail it down to Nashville, hoping to make it big on Music Row.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Grant Park Gazette
Grant Park Gleanings
Mobile Home Tax Bills Mailed Kankakee County Treasurer Mark Frechette announced that 2014 mobile home tax bills will be in the mail this week.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Beecher Fire Wire
The Beecher Fire Protection District reported 23 calls for the week of June 23, with a total of 454 calls this year.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Route 66 News
Bob Kraft, former co-owner of the Riviera, dies
Bob Kraft, a co-owner of the regrettably gone Riviera Roadhouse bar and restaurant along Route 66 in Gardner, Illinois, died last week at age 90 in a nursing home, according to an obituary in The Daily Journal of Kankakee, Illinois.
Thomas E. Welsh
Thomas E. Welsh, 66, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, following a dignified battle with ALS.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Reviving past with heirlooms
Jim Paul points out a century-old peony in the garden May 17 at the George Letourneau Home in Bourbonnais.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Manteno Triathlon To Benefit Veterans
Members of the Kankakee County Tri K Triathlon Club and Team Tri Right have been training very hard at Lake Manteno at Manteno Sportmans Club every Saturday morning for the 800-meter swim that is required for the first segment of the triathlon.
Chamber Hosts Annual Golf Outing
Peotone Chamber Golf Outing committee members are Ken Shivers, Scot Carder, Karen Dralle, Adam Jones and Dan Dralle.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Larry Dean Brown , 54, of Ritchie passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Riverside Hospital in Kankakee.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Iowa's oldest newspaper carrier dies
Wheeler wasn't the paper's longest-serving carrier , Kyle Munson wrote last year: "My colleagues in the circulation department tell me that 83-year-old Gilbert Lindberg of Villisca, with 57 years of continuous delivery under his belt, holds that distinction."