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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

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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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