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The Iroquois County Public Health Department will host two community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics next week at the County health department in Watseka. The Johnson & Johnson (1 dose) clinics aer set for Wednesday 4/7...

Voters in the Watseka Unit 9 school district are casting ballots for the April 6th Consolidated Election. The Unity for Our Community platform seeks a YES vote that would couple a $17-million tax leverage with a maybe...

– Entering East Kankakee just got a little more attractive. The new gateway sign was installed this morning off Exit 312 at the I-57 interchange. The beautification project is a start to more development taking place on the East...

Felony sex charges have been filed against a Dwight man in Livingston County. 71-year-old Jose Gamboa has been charged with Criminal Sexual Assault/Force and Criminal Sexual Assault/Family The charges allege Gamboa sexually...

Manteno police report the arrest of 41-yr-old Joseph L. Daniels of Bradley for possession of a controlled substance. According to police, an officer learned Daniels was driving with a suspended license. A search of Daniels and...

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The month of April offers more opportunity to donate blood.  Upcoming Red Cross Blood Drives are on the calendar.... April 21 is the Beaverville-Martinton Community Blood Drive at St. Mary's Parish Hall --  in...

The Salvation Army of Kankakee County in collaboration with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program ends this year’s season on April 15th. This program offers free tax preparation and e-filing for those with low to...

A Chicago man was jailed in Newton County, In todat after a traffic stop near Kentland.  A K9 sniffed out 46 grams of marijuana and 36 grams of suspected ecstacy after the stop on U.S 41 at 1 pm.  A state trooper...

Five deaths and 1,700 new positive cases reported in the latest 24-hour statewide COVID-19 report. With 69 percent of elderly residents vaccinated, the state is on the verge of meeting the vaccination rate of 70 percent, but...