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  1. Beecher BriefsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Beecher Herald

    Fill the Bus State Representative Kate Cloonen invites local residents to join her for the annual "Fill the Bus" toy drive event this Saturday, November 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Kankakee Valley Park District RecCenter, 150 N. Indiana Avenue in Kankakee. Donations from the event will be distributed to the Salvation Army and local branches of Toys for Tots.

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  2. HomeStar Bank Scholarship OpportunitiesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Manteno News

    HomeStar Bank and Financial Services, in partnership with the Kankakee County NAACP, Kankakee County Hispanic Partnership, and the Community Bankers Association of Illinois, are accepting applications for four scholarship programs. Applications for all scholarships can be found online at www.homestarbank.com/scholarship.htm, and at the following HomeStar Bank and Financial Services locations: 435 E. North Street, Bradley; 576 Latham Drive, Bourbonnais; 303 Section Line Road, Manteno; 255 E. Station Street, Kankakee and 25640 S. Gougar Road, Manhattan.

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  3. Peotone Town ChatterRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Peotone Vedette

    ... to join her for the annual "Fill the Bus" toy drive event this Saturday, November 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Kankakee Valley Park District RecCenter, 150 N. Indiana Avenue in Kankakee. Donations from the event will be distributed to the ...

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  4. Rush Health Adds Riverside Medical Center to NetworkRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... network of hospitals, physicians and other clinicians. Riverside Medical Center is a 325-bed hospital based in Kankakee that employs approximately 57 doctors and 35 non-physician clinicians, who also have joined Rush Health. "Rush Health has been ...

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  5. Thomas M. Utter September 12, 1949-November 20, 2014Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... and one brother, Robert Lee. Mr. Utter grew up in Frederick and attended Rushville High School before moving to Kankakee. He is a graduate of Kankakee High School. He was employed at numerous places during his lifetime, both in Illinois and Texas. ...

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  6. LKCS Launches New Website for CommonWealth Credit UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... and ease of use. CommonWealth Credit Union (Bourbonnais, IL; http://www.cwcu.com ) started in a small office at the Kankakee General Food Company corn mill as General Foods Employees Credit Union in 1951. Over time, it has grown into the biggest ...

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  7. WGN-TV "Holiday Homes" Photo Contest Official WGN-TV RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... agencies are not eligible to participate. Entrants must be 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 ...

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  8. Letter: Remember those less fortune this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... many of our residents begin their Christmas shopping, I would also like to remind them that I am teaming with the Kankakee Valley Park District, Linman's McDonalds, the Kankakee County Soldiers, River Valley Metro and Milner Broadcasting this year ...

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  9. Crown Reaches New Labor Agreement with International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Ink World

    Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc., an affiliate of Crown Holdings, Inc. , announced that it has reached a new multi-year labor agreement with the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation Workers Local 450 covering the company's beverage can manufacturing facility in Kankakee, IL. The new three-year agreement commenced on Nov. 3, 2014.

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  10. GOP hopes dashed in tight race, Madigan retains supermajorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... to have retained their veto-proof majorities in both chambers of the General Assembly. State Rep. Kate Cloonen, D-Kankakee, widened her lead from 12 votes to 114 votes over Republican Glenn Nixon in the 79th House District on Tuesday after Kankakee ...

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  11. Video surveillance footage appears to show the theft of a Ronald McDonald statue in Illinois.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... the Internet back on Nov. 12 in hopes viewers could help track down the suspects. A YouTube video, uploaded by user Kankakee Sheriff, appears to show the theft. According to the Daily Journal, Wyatt C. Petty, 18, of LaGrange, Ind.; Cody J. Shively, ...

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  12. Sullins Becoming a 'Legend' in PBA50 Regional CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    Five-time PBA Tour and three-time PBA50 Tour winner Harry Sullins, who also goes by the moniker "The Legend," isn't letting the grass grow under his feet. On Sunday, Sullins defeated Tim Kauble of Marion, Ohio, 218-188, to win the PBA50 Victory Lanes Midwest/Central Open in Kankakee, Ill., for his sixth PBA50 Regional title of the year and a $1,600 payday.

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  13. Leonard GuenetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Free Press

    Leonard J. Guenette 95, of Kankakee, IL passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Born July 31, 1919 in Fairbolt, MN to the late Emie and Cora Guenette.

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  14. NewspapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Free Press

    Leonard J. Guenette 95, of Kankakee, IL passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. WILMINGTON-David James Kruck 58, of Wilmington, formerly of Braidwood, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

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  15. Crown Reaches New Labor Agreement with International Association of...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | PressReleasePoint

    November 13, 2014 . Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc., an affiliate of Crown Holdings, Inc. , announced that it has reached a new multi-year labor agreement with the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation Workers Local 450 covering the Company's beverage can manufacturing facility in Kankakee, Illinois.

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  16. Notes From The Tee BoxRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Manteno News

    ... tools and some donated used golf clubs and balls. Myra Graff invited her friends from local golf courses, such as Kankakee Country Club, Kankakee Elks, Minne Monesse, and Shady Lawn, to come and play with the patients. She even bought $2 worth of ...

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  17. 'Connections' High School Student Art ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Manteno News

    ... (teachers Katie Bretzlaff, Christine Hosek), Herscher High School (teachers Carol Reifsteck, Sarah Hemenover), Kankakee High School (teacher Dave Knudsen) and Manteno High School (teachers Casey Meier and Jason Stenhouse). Area teens were challenged ...

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  18. Kankakee man held on $1M bond in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Daily Herald

    A judge has set bond at $1 million for a Kankakee man accused of fatally shooting a 20-year-old man after an argument. The Daily Journal reports 29-year-old Edgar Watkins was charged in Kankakee County court this week in the killing of Johan Rowe in October.

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  19. Armed Robbery Suspects Held on No BondRead the original story

    Monday Nov 10 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    On Sunday, November 9th at 2:40 p.m. the Plymouth Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting an armed robbery at the Verizon Store, Cellular Connection at 1605 North Michigan Street in Plymouth. 26 year old Brandon Terrell of Kankakee, IL and 27 year old Deshontay Lewis of Bourbonnais, IL allegedly entered the store about 2:30 and ordered the employee at knife point to open the safe.

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  20. Plymouth Police chase and capture two armed robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    ... Bend, where the suspects' vehicle became disabled. They were identified as 26-year-old Brandon M. Terrell from Kankakee, Illinois, and 27-year-old Deshontay L. Lewis, from Bourbonnais, Illinois. Both suspects were questioned and then booked into the ...

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