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  1. NewspapersRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Free Press

    Kenneth Huston, age 68, of Coal City, passed away Tuesday evening, May 26, 2015, at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Tuesday, May 26, 2015 WESLEY TWP., WILMINGTON-Robert "Bob" Butterfield, Age 91 of Wesley Twp., Wilmington, passed away Thursday May 21, 2015 at the Miller Health Care Center in Kankakee.

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  2. Put Your Scouting Boots OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Progressive Farmer

    ... Illinois issued a statement this week warning growers that emerged Palmer seedlings had been identified May 7 near Kankakee, Illinois. It's expected that nearly every county in Illinois now has Palmer present and much of that is resistant to ...

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  3. NHS Donates Build-a-Bears To St. Mary'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Grant Park Gazette

    Grant Park National Honor Society donated 75 Build-a-Bears to Presence St. Mary's Hospital in Kankakee. The bears were made by 35 NHS members at Navy Pier in Chicago.

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  4. Westville to induct three into hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The News-Gazette

    ... with distinction in the Korean War and worked with the CIA during the Vietnam War. He retired in 1968. - Earls, of Kankakee, was one of 800 non-nurse women to serve in Vietnam and among the first to serve in a combat zone. She eventually worked as a ...

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  5. Babe of the Month: Jolynn TomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... the folks who helped her out. "I would like to give a huge thanks to my sponsors, Stevenson Auto Repair in Kankakee, Illinois, and Simpson Racing of Indianapolis, Indiana. I look forward to racing again next season!" If you think you're Babe of the ...

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  6. Heathcare for Startups: 6 Payment Options, 12 AlternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Small Business Trends

    ... obligated to provide your employees. This may be the only reason that you're glad you located your new startup in Kankakee, Illinois, rather than Kailua on O'ahu. Although it may not be a legal obligation for an employer, is providing health ...

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  7. Manteno MusingsRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Manteno News

    ... Processing time can take up to six weeks. This is a two-year program - if you applied in 2013, you need to renew. Kankakee Quilt Makers The Guild will host its annual Spring Banquet, beginning at 6 p.m., on Thursday, May 14, at Calvary Bible Church ...

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  8. Kankakee board rejects new security for jail after escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Daily Gazette

    The Kankakee County Board has rejected a proposal to seek bids for a new fingerprint-reading security system for a jail where an inmate escaped last month. The Daily Journal reports that on Tuesday the board cited financial constraints in deciding against seeking bids for the system that costs an estimated $69,300.

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  9. Convicted killer who escaped Kankakee jail gets 107 years for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | My FOX Chicago

    A convicted killer who escaped a Kankakee County detention center last month before being recaptured in Chicago following a manhunt was sentenced to more than 100 years in prison Monday for murder. Kamron Taylor, 23, was sentenced to 107 years by Judge Kathy Bradshaw-Elliott Monday for the murder of 21-year-old Nelson Williams Jr., Kankakee County State's Attorney Jamie Boyd said.

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  10. Kankakee Inmate Who Escaped To Be Sentenced For MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WIFR

    A Kankakee County jail inmate who escaped last month and was captured three days later has been sentenced to more than a century in prison for a 2013 murder. The Daily Journal reports 23-year-old Kamron T. Taylor was sentenced Monday to 107 years in prison.

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  11. Panhandlers asking for funds on Green Street met with skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Daily Illini

    ... Shelter, due to its background check requirements. Love said he has two orders of protection from when he lived in Kankakee, Illinois, in 1987 and was in prison from 1989 to 2003 for selling crack cocaine and involvement in human trafficking. He ...

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  12. Grant Park GleaningsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Grant Park Gazette

    ... The office is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon. An answering machine is available after hours. Kankakee Quilt Makers The Guild will host its annual Spring Banquet, beginning at 6 p.m., on Thursday, May 14, at Calvary Bible Church - ...

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  13. Chargers Beat KTA, Morgan ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor

    In a non-conference battle, Illinois Lutheran strung together some big innings late in the game for a 12-6 win over Kankakee Trinity Academy on April 28. Ahead 3-2, the Chargers plated four runs in the fifth. Kassie Kernagis started the uprising with a double and scored on an error, as Kayla Adams was also safe at second.

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  14. robb's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... Payton is an example of just that. He was in and out of homelessness, abusing drugs and living under a bridge in Kankakee, Illinois in denial he was living with HIV. Nine months later after being at Robb's House and faithfully taking anti-retroviral ...

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  15. Holland Art and Craft Fair Attracts Enthusiasts and Other Festival AttendeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | WHTC

    ... North Dakota and Texas. Natalie Seaton, a painter and owner of the Moon Cookie Gallery, travelled to Holland from Kankakee, Illinois to peddle her wares for the first time at the Art and Craft Fair. On the other side of Centennial Park, Fudge By ...

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  16. NewspapersRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Free Press

    Richard VanDuyne 72, of Wilmington, IL, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. WILMINGTON-Billy Glen Daniels, 57 of Wilmington, passed away Thursday evening, April 30, 2015 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.

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  17. Richard VanDuyneRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Free Press

    Richard VanDuyne 72, of Wilmington, IL, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. He was born July 20, 1942 in Waverly, IL to the late Peter John and Mary Florence VanDuyne.

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  18. The Agency on Aging of Northeastern Illinois will host public hearings May 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... 245 W. Roosevelt Road, Building 6, Units 41-43, West Chicago. In addition, the public hearing focused on Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall, and Will counties will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Gladys Fox Museum, 231 E. Ninth St., Lockport. ...

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  19. Riverside Healthcare Breaks Ground on Frankfort CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Patch.com

    ... is a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of individuals and communities throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. As part of the system, Riverside Medical Center, a 325-bed hospital, provides a full ...

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  20. After escape, Kankakee jail seeks fingerprint scan systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Daily Herald

    The Kankakee County sheriff wants fingerprint scanning technology added to his jail's security systems following an April 1 inmate escape. Sheriff Tim Bukowski spoke of the need for the equipment in a meeting Tuesday of the county board's finance committee, which voted in favor of the $69,000 purchase.

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