Thursday Apr 17
In And Around Manhattan
Manhattan American Legion Post #935 will host its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. on the playground behind Anna McDonald School.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Manteno Public Library News
Adult Reading Spring Raffle Spring is finally here! Grab a good book and enter Manteno Library's Spring Raffle to win one of two prizes -- a spring basket full of goodies or a gardening book.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Judge makes ruling in Kankakee-area pipeline leak
Attorney General Lisa Madigan says a Kankakee County judge has ordered two pipeline operators to help her office investigate a 1,500-gallon petroleum gas spill last month.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Manteno Public Library News
Both items are on display at the circulation desk. Each patron 18 years and older is allowed one entry per day for each book read.
Peotone Town Chatter
Quiltmakers to Meet Kankakee Quiltmakers' April meeting will be held on Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m., at Calvary Bible Church - 2587 E. Armour Road in Bourbonnais, and will feature Challenge Quilts.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Grant Park Gazette
Quiltmakers to Meet Kankakee Quiltmakers' April meeting will be held on Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m., at Calvary Bible Church - 2587 E. Armour Road in Bourbonnais, and will feature the Challenge Quilts.
Teen charged in carjacking accomplice's death
A Kankakee teenager has been charged as a juvenile with murder in connection with the death of an alleged accomplice in a carjacking.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Mechanic guarded recovered Nazi plunder
Brenda Grace and her brother, Dick Benge, are seen at Brenda's home March 5 in rural Bourbannais looking over some photos and memorabilia of their father, the late Roy Benge, during his military service in World War II.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Driving Directions for Varsity Baseball
Continue East to Seventh Street. Turn right on Seventh Street. The high school is 7 blocks North of US 24. I-57 north to US-30.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Jobless Rates Fall in Most Illinois Metro Areas
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the jobless rate dropped in eight of Illinois' 12 metro areas in February compared with February 2013.
14th Annual Youth Art Exhibits Opening
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announced the opening of its 14th annual Barbara Faye Leonard Youth Art Exhibit.
EXCHANGE: Mechanic guarded recovered Nazi plunder
ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, MARCH 29 AND THEREAFTER - In this March 5, 2014 photo, Brenda Grace and her brother, Dick Benge, are seen at Brenda's home in rural Bourbannais, Ill., looking over some photos and memorabilia of their father, the late Roy Benge, during his military service in World War II.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Payten Angel Hope Benefit Area residents are invited to a benefit for Payten Angel Hope this Saturday, March 29, from 2 to 10 p.m., at Manteno Sportsmen's Club.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Running the Mother Road to raise field house dollars
Last year's 10K winners were : Kevin Dockemeyer, from Wilmington, who came in 1st with a time of 34:44.5 and Josh Rogowski, of Braceville, who placed took second with a time of 35:13.2. Third place was awarded to Kyle Dockemeyer, of Wilmington, for his time of 35:48.3. by Tonya Michalec Staff writer Runners and walkers will lace up their tennis ... (more)
Mon Mar 24, 2014
The Times Leader
The missing maiden of Public Square
The sound of running water, which could surely be heard over the early 20th century hustle and bustle of the city's daily activities, came from an ornate fountain that once stood in the center of Public Square.