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Two Kankakee Fires Overnight

Two Kankakee Fires Overnight

It’s too early to say if two fires overnight in Kankakee are related. The first erupted about 11:30 in the 100 block of North Washington, the second, about 30 minutes later on the exterior of a home the 200 block of South Entrance. Kankakee fire saying says both are still under investigation.  Photos from the…Read More »

No ICE in Newton County

No ICE in Newton County

Newton County, Indian Commissioners have issued a statement saying they do not support the development of an immigration detention center on land in the Roselawn area.  The Newton County Enterprise reports the statement came Monday after news broke that ICE officials had received a proposal for an 800 bed detention center in Newton County from…Read More »

Parkhurst an Dugan to Meet at KCC

Parkhurst an Dugan to Meet at KCC

The two women running for the 79th legislative district in Kankakee in November will meet face to face for what’s being called a town hall style meeting next month.  Current state rep Lindsay Parkurst and challenger Lisa Dugan will discuss local and state related issued at Kankakee Community College on October 3rd at 7 pm in the…Read More »

Vote to Decide School District Consolidation

Vote to Decide School District Consolidation

The question of consolidating Crescent Iroquois school district 249 and Watseka Unit 9 Schools will most likely go to a vote after the 249 school board this week approved placing the question on the ballot.  If all goes according to plan the referendum would appear on the April 2019 ballot.  Public hearings on the matter…Read More »

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