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  1. Sheriff describes lapse that led to Kankakee escapeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! KANKAKEE, Ill. - The Kankakee County sheriff said documents showing staff conducted a count of inmates at lockdown time were falsified April 1, the night a detainee attacked a guard and escaped from the Jerome Combs Detention Center.

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  2. Elden PetersenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Free Press

    Elden "Swede" Petersen, 84, of Custer Park, IL, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee, IL. Born Jan. 12, 1931 in Grant Park, IL, he was the son of John and Martha Petersen.

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  3. Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate EscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The Kankakee County sheriff says documents showing staff conducted a count of inmates at lockdown time were falsified the night that a detainee attacked a guard and escaped. Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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  4. Sheriff describes security lapse that led to Kankakee escapeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Kankakee County sheriff says documents showing staff conducted a count of inmates at lockdown time were falsified the night that a detainee attacked a guard and escaped. Sheriff Tim Bukowski provided more details on the security lapses at a meeting Thursday of the Kankakee County Board's public safety committee.

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  5. More Read the original story

    Thursday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... in Illinois before it's taken to the nation's capital to be put on display at the Smithsonian Institution. The (Kankakee) Daily Journal ( http://bit.ly/1DOHONk ) reports the model will be in Manteno at the Manteno Sportsman's Club on Sunday ...

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  6. World War II Memorial model to be displayed in MantenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    ... in Illinois before it's taken to the nation's capital to be put on display at the Smithsonian Institution. The (Kankakee) Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/1DOHONk ) reports the model will be in Manteno at the Manteno Sportsman's Club on Sunday ...

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  7. NewspapersRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Free Press

    ... M. Stone, 91, of Bourbonnais and formerly of Joliet, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at The Miller Center in Kankakee. COAL CITY-Elizabeth Cullums, "Bette," 78, of Coal City, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Joliet Area Community ...

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  8. Shoring up Chicago shoreline, curbing carp land stimulus cashRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Shoring up the Chicago shoreline, blocking sewage from seeping into Lake Michigan and your basement, curbing Asian carp, measuring Chicago air pollution and winding up wind turbines at a Kankakee hospital are among Illinois energy and water projects on track to land more than $111 million in stimulus cash next year. The Fiscal Year 2010 Energy and Water Appropriations bill includes funding for these Chicago-area projects, according to information from U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin.

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  9. NewspapersRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Free Press

    Bertha M. Stone, 91, of Bourbonnais and formerly of Joliet, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at The Miller Center in Kankakee. COAL CITY-Elizabeth Cullums, "Bette," 78, of Coal City, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.

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  10. Second animal rescue in Middle Tennessee in past three daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... nditions. The Manchester rescue was dubbed Operation Midnight Run because ARC was about an hour south of Chicago in Kankakee, IL, just last week on another operation and drove through the night to assist Coffee County on April 12.

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  11. Inmate back in Kankakee County court after jail escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Daily Gazette

    – A man convicted of murder has made his first court appearance in Kankakee since escaping from jail and spending nearly three days on the run. Kamron T. Taylor had a new attorney appointed for him Monday. He also argued that evidence went ...

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  12. NewspapersRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Free Press

    Bertha M. Stone, 91, of Bourbonnais and formerly of Joliet, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at The Miller Center in Kankakee. COAL CITY-Elizabeth Cullums, "Bette," 78, of Coal City, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.

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  13. Bertha M. StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Free Press

    Bertha M. Stone, 91, of Bourbonnais and formerly of Joliet, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at The Miller Center in Kankakee. Born Feb. 19, 1924 in Reeseville, IL, Bertha was a daughter of George and Gertrude Turner.

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  14. Dogs rescued from Kankakee puppy mill getting second chance in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WGN-TV Chicago

    On April 7th Kankakee County officials rescued the dogs on April 7th from a puppy mill in St. Anne, Ill., near Kankakee. They were small breeds: Chihuahuas, Shih Tzus, Yorkies.

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  15. Gerald R. 'Jerry' DrozdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Daily Gazette

    ... for the Rock Falls School District and a health care worker before retiring. Jerry was born May 16, 1951, in Kankakee, the son of Robert and Juanita (Seehausen) Drozda Sr. He earned his bachelor's degree at Illinois State University. Jerry married ...

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  16. Gerard 'Jerry' DrozdaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Bureau County Republican

    Gerard R. “Jerry” Drozda, 63, of Princeton, formerly of Dixon, died Saturday, April 11, 2015, at his home. Jerry was born May 16, 1951, in Kankakee, Ill., the son of Robert and Juanita Drozda Sr. He earned his bachelor's degree at Illinois State University.

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  17. James X. SchultzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Free Press

    James Xavier Schultz, 83, of Gardner, IL, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. Born Sept.

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  18. Eisenhowera s Thaxton Signs With KankakeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Y 103

    Eisenhower senior basketball standout Devon Thaxton signed her letter of intent to play basketball at Kankakee Community College in the fall.

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  19. WGN-TV Official Contest Rules "White Sox Ticket Giveaway"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF COOK, DEKALB, DUPAGE, GRUNDY, KANE, KANKAKEE, KENDALL, LASALLE, LAKE, MCHENRY AND WILL COUNTIES IN ILLINOIS, AND JASPER, LAPORTE, LAKE, NEWTON AND PORTER COUNTIES IN INDIANA, ...

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  20. Grant Park GleaningsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Grant Park Gazette

    Simms at Quilt Makers Meeting Ami Simms - noted quilt teacher, national speaker, and author - will address the Quilt Makers of Kankakee on Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m., at Calvary Bible Church, 2587 E. Armour Road in Bourbonnais. She is the author of nine quilting books and numerous patterns and was the creator of the Worst Quilt in the World Contest.

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