WVLI News

Metro Gets New Bus

Metro Gets New Bus

Kankakee River Valley Metro put a new bus on the streets Thursday.  The 440 thousand dollar clean burning diesel bus is the first of four new buses scheduled to go into services in the next couple of months.  The cost came in close to 3 million dollars for all four, but there will be no…Read More »

KAMEG Makes Ecstasy Bust

KAMEG Makes Ecstasy Bust

Close to four grams of the drug ecstasy was recovered when KAMEG agents arrested a man Tuesday in the 500 block of East Cypress Street in Kankakee.  37 year old Deric Wren Jr. was charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and possession with intent to deliver.Read More »

Lowell Shopko Closing

Lowell Shopko Closing

Shopko has announced that it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday and will close 38 stores including its Lowell, Indiana location.   Company officials say the restructuring plan will allow Shopko to continue operations while providing relief from excessive debt and ongoing competitive pressures.  Shopco’s DeMotte store will remain open.Read More »

Woman Dies in Milford Area Fire

Woman Dies in Milford Area Fire

A Milford area woman died when her home was engulfed in flames Tuesday afternoon.  Iroquois County Coroner Bill Cheatem says fire fighters later discovered the body of 65 year old Cassandra Walts inside the burned out home along with the remains of her pets. A cause of death will await the results of toxicology tests,…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.…

Third Annual Chocolate Tour

Tickets for the Bourbonnais Park Distrct’s Third Annual Chocolate Tour are now on sale! Sweet Street is the title sponsor of the Chocolate Tour, which will be on Saturday, February 3rd. Tickets are $25, and are mavailable at village offices, park district facilities, and at btpd.org. You can find More info at btpd.org, villageofBourbonnais.com or…

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

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