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High winds (Saturday) did damage to several structures. There was a partial roof collapse at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. A former bowling alley building in Kankakee was damaged when winds pushed a wall out. Some area homes...

Wind Advisory issued  today through 4pm Saturday.   ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM CDT SATURDAY... South to southwest winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph...

With some on the campaign trail saying there needs to be more gun control, a gun rights group sees legal victories in the future. Candidates like incumbent Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker have been on the campaign trail saying...

President Joe Biden will stump in Illinois Friday ahead of Tuesday’s midterm election. The White House confirmed that Biden will attend a get-out-the-vote rally with Gov. J.B. Pritzker and other Democrats with a focus on boosting...

Iroquois County was without emergency 9-1-1 service from 3:40 Monday afternoon until about 1:30 Tuesday morning. A fiber optic line was taken out, eliminating 9-1-1 transmissions until repairs were made. Service is back in...

The law enforcement community is warning the public about a scam.  Callers are threatening citizens with arrest if payment isn't made.  Police agencies say they never act as collection agencies for any payment.&nbsp...

The Illinois EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has announced $70-million in water infrastructure loans to local governments and sanitary districts.  The State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program provides low-interest loans to...

If you have unpaid fines from a criminal or traffic case in Kankakee County, October 31 - November 23, 2022 is your lucky opportunity. Circuit Clerk Sandi Cianci and State’s Attorney Jim Rowe have teamed up to offer a one-time...

The City of Watseka's annual lighted Christmas Parade is set for Friday, November 25.  "Superhero Christmas" is this year's theme.  The 7 pm event is accepting registration thru Friday, December 18.  Prizes will be...

Illinois Community College enrollment has outpaced nationwide trends. Recovering from the pandemic, community college numbers are showing a positive increase. Governor JB Pritizker says it's a direct result of our state's...