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Lights out in Paxton

Lights out in Paxton

The 300 block of West Patton Street in Paxton will be a little darker this holiday season.  29 year old Victor Johnson’s annual lighted holiday display featuring 140,000 lights synchronized to music will not be set up this year.  Johnson tells the Ford County Record that the weather has put him at least a week…Read More »

Ultra to Become U-Haul

Ultra to Become U-Haul

Sources are telling us today that the old Ultra Foods location off Kennedy Drive in Kankakee, will be transformed into a U-Haul Storage area and Truck Rental facility.   We’re told when the makeover is completed the inside of the building will be lined with various size storage areas.  Opening is anticipated in the first quarter…Read More »

Stauffenberg Resigns from County Board

Stauffenberg Resigns from County Board

Longtime Kankakee County Board member Jim Stauffenberg of Manteno has resigned.  The announcement came at this week’s county board meeting.  Stauffenberg is stepping down for health reasons after more than 20 years on the board.  A replacement has not yet been appointed.Read More »

Clara Peterson Open Today After Water Issue

Clara Peterson Open Today After Water Issue

Classes will resume as normal today at Clara Peterson Elementary in Paxton after students and staff enjoyed an unexpected day off Wednesday.   School was called off after what’s being described as a water issue with a leaking water main popped up Tuesday night.  Repairs were made yesterday and classes resume today.Read More »

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