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Watseka Chamber Awards Announced

Watseka Chamber Awards Announced

Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 Award Winners have been announced. The Staff Achievement Award went to Jake Quick of Dralle of Watseka.  The 2019 Professional Award goes to Nichols Paint & Fab. The awards will be handed out at The Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet at the Watseka Elks Lodge on Wednesday,…Read More »

March Jobless Number Way Up in Kankakee

March Jobless Number Way Up in Kankakee

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says Kankakee had the 2nd highest unemployment rate in the state in March at 6.5 percent.  Only Rockford came in higher at 6.6 percent.  Last March the unemployment rate in Kankakee county was 5.8 percent  The lowest jobless rate in the state is in the Chicago area.Read More »

Man Beaten

Man Beaten

City police were called to the hospital early Thursday morning to speak with a man who had been beaten in the 300 block of W. Stone St.  The victim says he arrived home at about 2:30 in the morning to find two men, both armed with a handgun waiting for him.  The two proceeded to…Read More »

Man Robbed at Gunpoint

Man Robbed at Gunpoint

A man tells city police he was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning just after 10 in the 300 block of South Wildwood.  The victim says three men approached him; all displayed semi-automatic handguns and took off with his I-Phone and 250 dollars in cash.  Nobody was hurt.Read More »

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Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club Every month on the 2nd Thursday until Thursday, May 09, 2019 @ 4:30 pm Next Meeting:  Thursday, January 10th, 2019 @ 4:30 pm  Bradley Public Library  Free  http://www.bradleylibrary.org

Gigi’s Brew Ha Ha!

It’ll be an evening of Love, Laughter and Libations at Gigi’s Brew Ha Ha! Saturday, April 27th from 6 to 10 at The Majestic Theater, 150 N. Schuyler in Kankakee. Enjoy comedy from Chicago’s Comedy Scene. For more information, contact Gigi’s Playhouse at 815-939-PLAY

This Weekend

DANCE Tropical Latin dance classes with JoLynne Keiser, Kankakee Valley Park District classes, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Grapes & Hops, 251 S. Schuyler Ave., Kankakee. For more information, call 815-932-0360. MUSIC Trevor Clark Trio, 9 p.m. Thursday, On The Rox, 670 W. Station St., Kankakee. Pro­gressive bluegrass band. Karaoke, today, Village Pub, 235 W.…

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