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  1. Airborne 09.29.14: Young Eagle Tragedy, Overdue Hoover Honors, Paperplane RecordRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    ... World Record of "Highest Paper Airplane Flight from a High Altitude Balloon". The paper airplane was launched from Kankakee, Illinois suspended below a gas filled balloon and achieved an altitude of 96,563 feet. All this... and MORE in today's ...

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  2. 10 football players disciplined in hazingRead the original story

    Sunday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... were disciplined last week after allegedly beating three teammates in separate locker-room hazing incidents. The (Kankakee) Daily Journal reported Sunday ( http://bit.ly/1yvHTWu ) that a video of at least one of the incidents at Bradley-Bourbonnais ...

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  3. Geraldine 'Gerri' Mae GainesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | State Journal

    ... Evansville passed away at 2:49 am, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at Heritage Center. Gerri was born October 3, 1925 in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of the late Ira and Juvern (O'Dell) Williams. She was a 1943 graduate of Bradley Bourbonnais High School ...

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  4. Double-murder suspect tries sex near bodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... were playing video games at the apartment with the bodies lying nearby. The fourth suspect was later arrested in Kankakee, Illinois, located about 35 miles southeast of Joliet. s police interview was recorded and played in court on Thursday. During ...

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  5. AeroSports Update: CAP Fox Valley Composite Squadron Sets Paper Plane RecordRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Aero-News Network

    On Saturday, September 13, Fox Valley Composite Squadron, the local unit of the Illinois Wing, Civil Air Patrol , beat the Guinness World Record of "Highest Paper Airplane Flight from a High Altitude Balloon". The paper airplane was launched from Kankakee, IL and achieved an altitude of 96,563 feet and then safely landing, 82 miles away, Southwest of Rochester, IN.

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  6. Paper plane launched from 96,563 foot altitude sets new Guinness World RecordRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Newkerala.com

    Fox Valley Composite Squadron, the local unit of the Illinois Wing, Civil Air Patrol , recently set the new Guinness World Record for the "highest paper airplane flight from a high altitude balloon," which they launched from a 96,563 foot altitude from a balloon. It was mentioned that the paper airplane was launched from Kankakee, Illinois and was released from the balloon from a dizzying altitude of 96,563 feet , breaking the prior record of 89,591 feet, then safely landed, 82 miles away, Southwest of Rochester, Indiana.

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  7. In And Around ManhattanRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Manhattan American

    ... and anonymous. For more information on National Take Back Day, visit www.dea.gov or call 800-882-9539. ***** The Kankakee Quiltmakers will present an "Autumn Splendor 2014" Quilt Show on September 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and September 28, from 10 ...

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  8. Peotone Town ChatterRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Peotone Vedette

    ... are asked to bring an appetizer to share - if they wish. For more information, call Shelby McConkey at 258-9262. Kankakee Quiltmakers Quilt Show The Kankakee Quiltmakers will present an "Autumn Splendor 2014" Quilt Show on September 27, from 9 a.m. ...

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  9. Beecher BriefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Beecher Herald

    ... asked to bring an appetizer to share - if they wish. For more information, call Shelby McConkey at 708-258-9262. Kankakee Quiltmakers Quilt Show The Kankakee Quiltmakers will present an "Autumn Splendor 2014" Quilt Show on September 27, from 9 a.m. ...

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  10. Grant Park GleaningsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Grant Park Gazette

    ... asked to bring an appetizer to share - if they wish. For more information, call Shelby McConkey at 708-258-9262. Kankakee Quiltmakers Quilt Show The Kankakee Quiltmakers will present an "Autumn Splendor 2014" Quilt Show on September 27, from 9 a.m. ...

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  11. Paper Airplane Breaks Altitude RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Model Airplane News

    The U.S. Fox Valley Composite Squadron, Illinois Wing, Civil Air Patrol, has just made history with a paper airplane that reached the highest altitude ever! Launched via helium balloon from Kankakee, Illinois, the camera-equipped paper plane landed 82 miles away, southwest of Rochester, IN and was airborne for 2 hours and 7 minutes. The 14.5-inch-span paper airplane, designed by the cadets and made out of paper board, weighs 15 ounces and carried a GPS tracking system, temperature sensors, barometric pressure sensor, flight computer, batteries, solar panel and HD video camera for recording its flight.

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  12. High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Sept. 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Southtown Star

    ... West 1: Goals by Matt Michalowski and Kevin Mahoney propelled Sandburg (6-4-1) in New Lenox. T.F. United 2, Kankakee 0: Alexis Gallegos and J.C. Sandoval each had one goal and one assist for T.F. United (7-4-1). De La Salle 25-25, Loyola 17-19: ...

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  13. US team breaks Guinness World Record for highest paper airplane flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Gizmag

    ... Fox Valley Composite Squadron, Illinois Wing, Civil Air Patrol, reports that the paper airplane was launched from Kankakee, Illinois, and landed 82 miles (132 km) away, Southwest of Rochester, Indiana. The flight took just under 2 hours and 7 ...

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  14. Illinois man dies after car falls on chestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Daily Herald

    A northeastern Illinois man has died from injuries suffered when a car he was working on fell on him, Kankakee County officials said. Rodney Wilhoyt, 53, was underneath a Pontiac Bonneville on Friday when it rolled off its jacks and hit his chest, Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner said Monday.

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  15. Severe weather headed for Chicagoland areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The National Weather Service declared a severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Kankakee County and several Indiana counties this afternoon, and much of the middle part of the state was put under a severe thunderstorm watch through this evening as a cold front rolls into the area. The warning was to last until 4:15 p.m. for south eastern Kankakee County and southern Lake, Porter, Jasper and Newtown counties in Indiana, with a storm packing 60 mph wind gusts hail moving through the area.

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  16. Do We Still Need Human Resources?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Forbes.com

    ... dove in and asked my teammates a lot of questions. I got the distribution center folks to show me the sights around Kankakee. I answered their questions. I ferried answers back and forth between Chicago and the distribution center. There was a ...

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  17. Helen Jiao and Adam WeaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... ide to be is a doctoral student at Trinity International University. Mr. Weaver works as a physician's assistant in Kankakee, Illinois. The wedding will take place October 18,2014.

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  18. Global Partners in Care Announces First Partnership in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WebWire

    Global Partners in Care Announces First Hospice and Palliative Care Partnership in India Hospice of Kankakee Valley Teams Up With Narikeldaha Prayas of Moyna, West Bengal, a Partnership Brought Together Through Global Partners in Care Global Partners in Care is pleased to announce their first U.S. and India hospice and palliative care partnership - Hospice of Kankakee Valley of Bourbonnais, Illinois, and Narikeldaha Prayas of Moyna, West Bengal. The two organizations will work together to expand access to hospice and palliative care in the local region where Narikeldaha Prayas is located.

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  19. Global Partners in Care Announces First Hospice and Palliative Care Partnership in IndiaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | PRWeb

    Hospice of Kankakee Valley Teams Up With Narikeldaha Prayas of Moyna, West Bengal, a Partnership Brought Together Through Global Partners in Care We are blessed to be in a position to give back to the local community and the hospice community in the world. Global Partners in Care is pleased to announce their first U.S. and India hospice and palliative care partnership - Hospice of Kankakee Valley of Bourbonnais, Illinois, and Narikeldaha Prayas of Moyna, West Bengal.

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  20. Manteno MusingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Manteno News

    Caregiving Resource Coruse This class is for anyone who is caring for one who is frail, disabled, has a chronic illness or cognitive impairment and will be held on: Wednesdays, September 24, January 28, and April 22, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call Hospice of Kankakee Valley for any questions .

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