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HUD Grant Helps Kankakee Families

HUD Grant Helps Kankakee Families

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Illinois 2.7 million dollars. While Chicago and Cook County will get the lion’s share of the funding the Kankakee Housing Authority will receive 43, 500 dollars. The money will be used to support education and employment among HUD assisted families.Read More »

Last Man Arrested in Bradley Bar Beating

Last Man Arrested in Bradley Bar Beating

The last of three men thought to be involved in a beating last week at a Bradley Bar in the 200 block of South Schuyler has been arrested.  27 year old Kyle Woodruff of Bradley and his brother Keith along with 26 year old William Jarvis of Stelle, Illinois allegedly attacked a man a week…Read More »

Duo Arrested in Dwight Drug Raid

Duo Arrested in Dwight Drug Raid

Two people were arrested on drug charges earlier this week when police raided a home in Dwight.   51 year old Cheryl Dewey and 66 year old Billy Alltop were allegedly dealing in cocaine.  Livingston County Sheriffs Police say they discovered an unspecified amount of the drug in the house along with the makings for crack…Read More »

Riverside/IMH Merger Off

Riverside/IMH Merger Off

The proposed merger between Riverside Medical Center and Iroquois Memorial Hospital is not going to happen.   In a short joint statement Wednesday the two health centers say following completion of the due diligence process, the potential merger of Iroquois Memorial and Riverside Healthcare has been called off.  There’s no word on what specifically spoiled the…Read More »

Weather

Ice Skating

The Village of Bourbonnais and Bourbonnais Township Park District have opened the Event and Skate Plaza, 600 Main Street NW, behind the Village of Bourbonnais Administration Building. The outdoor frozen rink is a free recreational activity provided to the community during the winters month. Skating may take place during the plaza hours of 9 a.m.…

Latin Dance with Jolynne Keiser

Join The Kankakee Valley Park District for Latin Dance with Jolynne Keiser, on Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., January 15th through March 5th. Learn tropical Latin dances including Salsa, Cumbia, Bachata, Merengue and Cha-Cha! No partner needed. Fee is $65 and registration deadline is January 11th. Call to register at 815-933-1311. The Kankakee Valley…

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

Blood Drive

Faith Church in Kankakee and Culver’s Restaurant in Bourbonnais have joined forces to sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive for the Kankakee area on Tuesday, February 19th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Faith Church, 2400 Waldron Road in Kankakee. If you’d like to reserve a spot call Dale at 815-278-2259 or visit redcrossblood.org.

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