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Iroquois County has set up an American Rescue Plan Act Fund (ARPA) committee. And meetings will be scheduled, inviting individuals and agencies, to gather input on how best to use federal monies coming to government. The...

— The COVID-19 numbers continue to make headlines in Jasper County, IN. Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) officials announced another 1,630 additional Hoosiers had been diagnosed with coronavirus...

Kankakee Community College is now offering free COVID-19 testing for students three days per week. The testing, which is being offered as PCR tests, is provided by Loop Medical Center and will be available on KCC’s...

Clove Alliance continues its mission of providing sexual violence survivors with free, confidential services.  Now, the specially-trained staff and volunteers are available in Ford County too. Clove Alliance (formerly known...

It’s another balanced budget in Iroquois County. The County Board (Tuesday) gave tentative approval to its FY 22 plan, which will now be on file in the clerk’s office for the next few weeks. The numbers show near $6-million in...

An intergovernmental agreement between the Village of Aroma Park and the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department for law enforcement got the go-ahead (Tuesday). The Kankakee County Board voted for the contractual arrangement. Aroma...

Iroquois County and the City of Gilman have come to terms for the Iroquois County Sheriff’s Department to provide law enforcement for the Gilman community. A deputy will patrol the streets of Gilman for 40 hours every week, four...

According to a report from the Veterans Affairs inspector general, the Danville VA failed to minimize the risk and spread of a COVID-19 outbreak. In the fall of 2020, two nursing homes on the Danville VA campus had a COVID...

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Greene County during Monday’s severe storms. A video was shared on social media showing a tornado on the ground near the town of Wrights around 2:45 p.m. Debris was...

Authorities released the identity of a Manteno woman who died after her car fell off the Dan Ryan Expressway. It happened early Sunday morning in Chicago's Armour Square neighborhood.  The victim was Nicole Betts. Illinois...