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Live Kankakee Mayoral Debate tonight 7:00-8:00pm on WKAN 1320-AM. Incumbent Nina Epstein and Challenger Dr. Jarman Porter.
Listen Live Tonight!! If you cannot get to a computer to hear the debate tonight the WKAN Morning Show will be discussing it tomorrow morning. 6-9am WKAN.com ..... (more)
The Illinois Monthly Labor Force Report was released. This report is issued by the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Economic Information and Analysis Division. The numbers for Kankakee County are not stellar, then again not many were….
The Illinois Monthly Labor Force Report was released. This report is issued by the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Economic Information and Analysis Division. The numbers for Kankakee County are not stellar, then again not many were…. A shift up in unemploymen..... (more)
The February 26th Kankakee Mayoral Primary brought forth some answers but many even more questions.
The voters of Kankakee decided on their respective party’s Mayoral candidates in yesterday’s primary election. The Democratic Party had a three way race for the nomination between Robert Snipes, Tim Schmidt and Jarman Porter all vying for the chance to challenge the Republican nomi..... (more)
(CBS) With the Chicago Bears entering the final year of their contract with Olivet Nazarene University, the summer of 2013 could be the last that the team spends in Bourbonnais for its annual training camp. But it won’t be if tourism officials in Kanka
Bourbonnais native Dave Wischnowsky authored an article concerning Kankakee County's committment to keeping the Chicago Bears camp a local event for years to come. Here is a excerpt of the article "On Wednesday, speaking for the area’s collective desire to keep t..... (more)
The Kankakee County Board is having an open house at the courthouse tomorrow Wed Jan 16th from 4pm to 7pm with a board meeting directly following
You are invited by the Kankakee County Board to an Open House are the Kankakee County Courthouse from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM Wednesday January 16th 2013. The purpose of this open house is to give the public an opportunity to tour the location as well as ask questions and give suggestions to the is..... (more)
BTPD looking to fill board vacancy
Below is a posting from the Bourbonnais Township Park District (BTPD) posted a vacancy notice for the Park District Board. The BTPD serves our community is an almost infinite number of ways from hosting programs for children, adults and seniors, maintaining parks, fields, and other infrastruc..... (more)
Treasurer Rutherford endorsed Ms. Ashley Lucas for Recorder of Deeds in Kankakee County this morning at GOP Headquarters.
Chairman Darrel Smith introduced Dan Rutherford to the radio and print media in attendance Mr. Rutherford, who is also Illinois Chair for the Romney/Ryan campaign then express his affection and appreciation to Kankakee County and formally and officially endorsed Ashley Lucas , he a..... (more)
The Kankakee County Board has scheduled a series of five forums to be held throughout the county to discuss and seek input from the citizens in regards to the current and future needs of our county courthouse.
Below you will find a press release from the County of Kankakee Administration Department. The press release is a request for the citizens of Kankakee County tio share their thoughts and suggestions in regards to our county courthouse. The courthouse has b..... (more)
Nationally, the employment outlook is starting to brighten with a 1.5 percent rise in the number of jobs in the past year. But some metropolitan areas have seen triple that rate of job growth. No, it's not Boston or Silicon Valley.
In a recent Christian Science Monitor Article titled "Bullish on jobs? These 10 cities are." ranked Kankakee-Bradley area as Number 9 with astonishing growth in our regional Job Market. The staggering growth is great news in our county which carried an unemployment rating that was pu..... (more)
GOP Presidential Forum
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lisa M. Wogan firstname.lastname@example.org 815.472.4159 Karl Kruse email@example.com 815-386-9664 GOP Presidential Forum Set for March 12 at ONU Local surrogates field questions ahead of March 20 Illinois Primary. KANKAKEE, IL – March 5, 2012 – In advance of..... (more)
Week in review from the K3 Lights Team
We're getting ready to wrap up the 2011 Edition of the K3 Lights Town Tours as the site has just finished wrapping up its third consecutive week of visiting towns across the Chicagoland area. Since the tour began this month, we've found quite a lot of homes that have themselves synchronized to musi..... (more)
notes from the 2nd week of "Town Tours"
Is it Christmas yet? We're already two weeks into the K3 Lights "Town Tours" and already it feels like it's been a month long process! Since our last update, we've travelled to the towns of Hoffman Estates, Palatine, Des Plaines, Schaumburg, Gurnee, and Arlington Heights. We..... (more)
Christmas Lights are back
12/02/2011 Yes, it's Christmas Time once again. When December 1st comes around, you know it's time for Christmas Lights; and here at K3 Lights that's what we're all about. Since 2009, K3 Lights has toured the Chicagoland area, surveying street by street the Holiday Decorations (Christmas Lig..... (more)
KankakeeCounty.com looking for partners
KankakeeCounty.com started as a simple idea, create a website that would spur growth and partnership in the community, that was the end of 2009. Fast-Forward to the end of 2011 and you see a consistently growing base of citizens and businesses that have joined with KankakeeCounty.com with the same ..... (more)
Oct 25 Community Service Meeting
During the Animal Control's portion of todays Community Service meeting the committee was notified of a recent increase in abandoned horses in the county, eight horses and counting in the last 60 days. As finances tighten for some paying for the boarding of these animals become stressful..... (more)
Come join the party!
The article on Tea Party ideology in the front section of the Jan. 31 News Sentinel paints members of this movement as, essentially, paranoid kooks. This item was written by a writer for the Las Vegas Sun and is clearly an opinion piece which, if it belongs in your newspaper at all, should have appe..... (more)
Pitcher, club move past release to reunite after retirement
The right thing, the suitable thing, the good thing happened between Tom Glavine and the Atlanta Braves. Glavine, so long identified with this franchise and its long years of success, will return to the Braves as a special assistant to the president, Braves president John Schuerholz announced Thu..... (more)