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The Salvation Army of Kankakee County will close out their 2021 Community Outdoor Movie Night schedule with a free showing of the original “Ghostbusters” (1984). The movie will be shown on the front lot and lawn of The Salvation...

Around $24 million from 521 grants to businesses have been awarded by the state from federal COVID-19 relief funds. The taxpayer funds were approved by Congress earlier this year. The Pritzker administration says there’s $226...

An Illinois State Police trooper who was shot on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago’s South Side has died.  According to NBC Chicago, the officer was initially taken to an area hospital in critical condition. ISP stated...

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A search is on for a missing woman in St. Anne. Police and fire personnel and volunteers are looking for 25-year-old Katelynn Marie Contreras --- last seen at her home around 10:30 am Wednesday 9/29. Katelynn is a mixed Hispanic...

It’s with mixed emotions that, after 29 years in law enforcement, Iroquois County Sheriff Derek Hagen walked away from his job as the county's top law enforcement officer Thursday.  Hagen left office early to pursue a new...

Senate Bill 667 or the Way Forward Act has been signed and approved by Governor J.B. Pritzker. The law restricts local law enforcement from working with ICE and closes immigrant detainment centers. The bill was filed by Senator...

A 38-year-old Hoopeston man who admitted robbing a business has been sentenced to six years in prison. Matthew Hofer pleaded guilty in Vermilion County to a single count of robbery. Hofer admitted holing up the 112 Wine and...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and Harbor House is pleased to announce its Calendar of Events! The domestic violence epidemic continues to rage in Iroquois and Kankakee Counties and, although October is set aside to...

       New itineraries include places to stay, small businesses to shop and where to see the leaves change across all regions of Illinois With fall now underway, the Illinois Office of Tourism has released...