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Yes, That Was A Tornado!

Yes, That Was A Tornado!

The National Weather Service said Friday that was a tornado that touched down near Lowell on Thursday during heavy storms across the region.  The EF-0 tornado with maximum winds of 80 to 85 miles an hour was on the ground for about a mile and a half and DAMAGE WAS ALMOST ENTIRELY TO TREES, INCLUDING…Read More »

Manteno Man Convicted In Deadly Snowmobile Mishap

Manteno Man Convicted In Deadly Snowmobile Mishap

A Manteno man was found guilty Friday in Kankakee County Court on three counts of felony operating a snowmobile while under the influence resulting in death in connection with a mishap in December of 2016 that resulted in the death of 24 year old Kristen Agrue.  Agrue was riding with another man on his snowmobile…Read More »

Brewer Watson Accepts City Position

Brewer Watson Accepts City Position

The former CEO of the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce will take on a new role with the City of Kankakee after she is appointed the Executive Director of the Community Development Agency by Mayor Chasity Wells Armstrong at tonight’s meeting. Barbi Brewer Watson will lead the agency that is responsible for community outreach, improving…Read More »

Tornado Near Lowell?

Tornado Near Lowell?

National Weather Service teams are in Lowell today to try and confirm that a tornado touched down there on Thursday during strong storms that were accompanied by high winds.  Authorities in Lowell and in nearby rural areas report downed power lines, several large trees down, and property damage.  High winds caused extensive damage to solar…Read More »

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Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club Every month on the 2nd Thursday until Thursday, May 09, 2019 @ 4:30 pm Next Meeting:  Thursday, January 10th, 2019 @ 4:30 pm  Bradley Public Library  Free  http://www.bradleylibrary.org

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