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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)
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)
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)
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)