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Kankakee, Illinois is located in Kankakee County. Zip codes in Kankakee, IL include 60901. The median home price in Kankakee is $76,900 which is roughly $61/per square foot. More Kankakee information.

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Wednesday Jul 9 | Beecher Herald

Beecher Fire Wire

The Beecher Fire Protection District reported 23 calls for the week of June 23, with a total of 454 calls this year.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Route 66 News

Bob Kraft, former co-owner of the Riviera, dies

Bob Kraft, a co-owner of the regrettably gone Riviera Roadhouse bar and restaurant along Route 66 in Gardner, Illinois, died last week at age 90 in a nursing home, according to an obituary in The Daily Journal of Kankakee, Illinois.


Free Press

Thomas E. Welsh

Thomas E. Welsh, 66, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, following a dignified battle with ALS.


Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Reviving past with heirlooms

Jim Paul points out a century-old peony in the garden May 17 at the George Letourneau Home in Bourbonnais.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

Manteno News

Manteno Triathlon To Benefit Veterans

Members of the Kankakee County Tri K Triathlon Club and Team Tri Right have been training very hard at Lake Manteno at Manteno Sportmans Club every Saturday morning for the 800-meter swim that is required for the first segment of the triathlon.


Peotone Vedette

Chamber Hosts Annual Golf Outing

Peotone Chamber Golf Outing committee members are Ken Shivers, Scot Carder, Karen Dralle, Adam Jones and Dan Dralle.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

Free Press

Larry Brown

Larry Dean Brown , 54, of Ritchie passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Riverside Hospital in Kankakee.


Mon Jun 30, 2014

Poynter Online

Iowa's oldest newspaper carrier dies

Wheeler wasn't the paper's longest-serving carrier , Kyle Munson wrote last year: "My colleagues in the circulation department tell me that 83-year-old Gilbert Lindberg of Villisca, with 57 years of continuous delivery under his belt, holds that distinction."


Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Newspaper carrier rescues woman in Clifton

Donna Berns and Karyn Edwards, both of Clifton, reunite June 6 at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee.


Sun Jun 15, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Smarter Sensing

Joseph Azzarelli, a third-year MIT graduate student in chemistry, works on developing inexpensive, low-power chemical sensors - but the spark that set him on his scientific path has an unlikely source: a presentation on fly-fishing in a bookstore near Kankakee, Illinois.


Fri Jun 13, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur


A cannon from World War I is about to get an upgrade with the help of some Amish craftsmen who live in central Illinois.


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