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  1. Marian J. LenzRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Free Press

    Marian J. Lenz , age 93, of Coal City, IL, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee, IL. Born January 7, 1922 in Joliet, IL to George and Rose Weber.

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  2. Struggle the backdrop of this success storyRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Times

    Kent Wade, teen program coordinator at the Kankakee Public Library, helps 17-year-old Zavijava Thomas, of Kankakee, select a book earlier this month. Wade chose to turn his life around despite numerous obstacles, and now inspires at-risk kids like the library staff inspired him when he was younger.

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  3. OTHS cheerleading clinic slated for FridayRead the original story

    Sunday | The Times

    ... sponsible for any injuries. The students will perform at the Friday, Sept. 11 home football game between Ottawa and Kankakee. For more information, call Jessica Kuhn, OTHS cheerleading coach, at 815-830-8145, ext. 3392.

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  4. US Fish & Wildlife Service opposes Indiana limestone quarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Herald

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has asked the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to deny a request for a proposed limestone quarry in northwestern Indiana, saying it would likely have an adverse effect on the Kankakee River ecosystem. IDEM is reviewing a permit request for the Singleton Stone LLC quarry in southern Lake County near Lowell, about 60 miles southeast of Chicago.

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  5. Rezek, Beatrice V.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Lakeland Ledger

    BEATRICE V. REZEK, 88 TALLAHASSEE - Beatrice V. Rezek, 88, died Thursday, 8/27/15, at Big Bend Hospice House. She was a native of Kankakee, Illinois, and had worked at the Zayre's Department Store in Addison, Illinois as the Fabric Department Manager.

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  6. Pilots leave crops in the dustRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Daily Gazette

    Steve Benoit lifts off from Benoit Aerial Spraying in Kankakee on July 15. A flurry of flights are filling the air over farm fields as crop sprayers keep busy – very busy. KANKAKEE – They make their living at 135 miles per hour, about 8 feet off the ground.

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  7. Manteno MusingsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Manteno News

    ... The 2015 mobile home tax bills have been mailed. Payments may be made in person or by mail at 192 N. East Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901, and are due September 16. If you have not received your bill, please contact the treasurer's office at ...

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  8. Grant Park GleaningsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Grant Park Gazette

    ... Mobile Home Tax Bills Mobile home tax bill payments may be made in person or by mail at 192 N. East Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901. They are due September 16. For additional information, please contact the treasurer's office at 815-937-2960. Heritage ...

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  9. New coach Mason liking what he sees at ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Daily Herald

    ... 2010? It's ahead of schedule, according to new coach Anthony Mason. A standout defensive back at Bishop McNamara in Kankakee who went on to play at Northern Illinois under coaches Joe Novak and Jerry Kill, the Maroons' new leader is optimistic the ...

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  10. John Buttler LytleRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Indianapolis Star

    He was born on January 23, 1929 in Kankakee, IL, to Leland John and Stella Lytle.

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  11. Grant Park GleaningsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Grant Park Gazette

    ... Mobile Home Tax Bills Mobile home tax bill payments may be made in person or by mail at 192 N. East Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901. They are due September 16. For additional information, please contact the treasurer's office at 815-937-2960. Heritage ...

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  12. Manteno MusingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Manteno News

    ... The 2015 mobile home tax bills have been mailed. Payments may be made in person or by mail at 192 N. East Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901, and are due September 16. If you have not received your bill, please contact the treasurer's office at ...

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  13. Police Search for Missing Park Forest WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Patch.com

    ... mental disability. She is known to walk around the villages of Park Forest and Matteson. She attends church in Kankakee, IL, and has family in Indianapolis, IN, police said. "[We] do not have any information at this time that she had been on Old ...

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  14. 70 acres donated in Iroquois County for proposed refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Daily Gazette

    John Rogner is a wildlife refuge landscape conservation coordinator for the Fish and Wildlife Service. He says the land is a small part of the proposed 30,000-acre refuge along the Kankakee in Indiana and Illinois.

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  15. Raymond RavensRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... three sisters: Jean Devine of Davenport, Fla., Irene Van Strydonk and husband, Roger (Buck), of Kankakee, Ill., and Sherry Cundiff and husband, Mike, of Marysville, Wash.; three brothers: Russ Ravens and wife, Beverly Ravens, of The Villages, Fla., ...

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  16. Kankakee County OKs special use permit for wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Daily Gazette

    The Daily Journal in Kankakee reported that the County Board approved the permit Wednesday for the Kelly Creek Wind Farm, which will straddle Ford and Kankakee counties. Thirty-three of the project's 108 turbines will be erected in Kankakee County, where construction could begin next spring.

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  17. Grant Park GleaningsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Grant Park Gazette

    Kankakee Quilt Makers August is here and it's time for Lynne Hagemeier, from Kansas Troubles Quilters, to visit the club. Lynne is a world-renowned fabric, book, and pattern designer.

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  18. Sally Jo OlkRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Star Press

    She was born on August 30, 1951 in Kankakee, Illinois the daughter of Roy Dean Burton and Dorothy Hope Burton.

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  19. Obituary: Albert Lee Singleton helped kids on the field and offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Star Tribune

    Albert "Al" Singleton ran like the wind, cooked up a storm and coached with his heart, all while straight-talking so softly that kids leaned in to catch every word. The award-winning track star from Kankakee, Ill., didn't yell.

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  20. In the Spotlight: How fan mail got the Gold Magnolias to Terre HauteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... "A couple of years ago, in October of 2012 I believe it wasa . I was listening to Sirius FM coming back from Kankakee, Illinois. So I listen to this band, they're on the Ron and Fez show, and they spoke to me in a different way. Just absolutely ... 1 comment

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