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Armed Robbery in Kankakee

Armed Robbery in Kankakee

There was an armed robbery last night near South Dearborn and East Station Street.   A man tells city police he was walking to the depot to catch a train when he was confronted by two men armed with a handgun.  They took his cash and cigarettes, but he was hot hurt.Read More »

Paxton Parents Say 3 Month Old Hurt in Fall

Paxton Parents Say 3 Month Old Hurt in Fall

The mother and father of a Paxton three month old who was hospitalized in October with a spiral fracture of the thighbone were in Ford County Court Tuesday.  Prosecutors at the preliminary hearing said the parents contend the infant was injured in a fall, but doctors say a fall from an estimated height of 24…Read More »

Cedar Lake Man Arrested for Fatal Crash

Cedar Lake Man Arrested for Fatal Crash

A Cedar Lake man was arrested Monday in connection with a December 10th fatal accident in Winfield, Indiana.  Police say 29 year old Richard Westerhoff had a blood alcohol level of .15 with traces of cocaine and marijuana in his system the night of the crash.   Westerhoff was on 109thStreet when an investigation showed he crossed…Read More »

Cash Missing from Loda Dropbox

Cash Missing from Loda Dropbox

Officials in the village of Loda have a mystery on their hands.  What happened to a water bill cash payment left in a village hall dropbox.  The resident says he put the envelope containing the money in the box on December 17th but was later notified of a pending disconnect for nonpayment.  The village board last…Read More »

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Ice Skating

The Village of Bourbonnais and Bourbonnais Township Park District have opened the Event and Skate Plaza, 600 Main Street NW, behind the Village of Bourbonnais Administration Building. The outdoor frozen rink is a free recreational activity provided to the community during the winters month. Skating may take place during the plaza hours of 9 a.m.…

Third Annual Chocolate Tour

Tickets for the Bourbonnais Park Distrct’s Third Annual Chocolate Tour are now on sale! Sweet Street is the title sponsor of the Chocolate Tour, which will be on Saturday, February 3rd. Tickets are $25, and are mavailable at village offices, park district facilities, and at btpd.org. You can find More info at btpd.org, villageofBourbonnais.com or…

Latin Dance with Jolynne Keiser

Join The Kankakee Valley Park District for Latin Dance with Jolynne Keiser, on Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., January 15th through March 5th. Learn tropical Latin dances including Salsa, Cumbia, Bachata, Merengue and Cha-Cha! No partner needed. Fee is $65 and registration deadline is January 11th. Call to register at 815-933-1311. The Kankakee Valley…

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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