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Body Found in Soldier Creek Today

Body Found in Soldier Creek Today

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow on a partially decomposed body discovered this morning in the Soldier Creek Tunnel under the 400 block of North East Street.  Police say they were searching for a missing person when they came across the remains.  The body was pulled from the creek about 10 this morning.  An ID…Read More »

Covid Positivity Rate Climbs Some More

Covid Positivity Rate Climbs Some More

It’s still rising, the covid 19 positivity rate in Region 7 is up to 9.8 percent today.  That’s up from Tuesday’s 9.6 reading.  The region that includes Kankakee and Will counties is under additional mitigation until the number gets back down to 6.5 percent.  Bars and Restaurants have seen their hours reduced with sit down…Read More »

Covid 19 Wednesday Update

Covid 19 Wednesday Update

Another covid 19 big number day from the Illinois Department of Health today.  6,110 new positive cases was announced today along with 51 additional deaths.  Total statewide death toll is now at 9,619 with 389,095 cases. The Kankakee County Health Department says technical issues has delayed today’s Kankakee virus infection report until tomorrow. In Iroquois…Read More »

Covid Rapid Tests Coming to Kankakee County

Covid Rapid Tests Coming to Kankakee County

Covid 19 testing is expected to ramp up in Kankakee County soon because of a grant from federal and state officials for rapid testing kits that will be issued to health departments across the state.  Kankakee County Health Department Administrator John Bevis made the announcement at today’s Kankakee County Executive Committee Meeting.   Results will be…Read More »

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