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Crete Man Facing Weapon Charges

Crete Man Facing Weapon Charges

Up in Crete, police say they arrested a man over the weekend in the 3000 block of East Danne Road after he allegedly threatened a worker serving legal papers.   The Herald News reports the man also fired a gun in the air as the worker drove away.  No one was hurt.  Police were called and…Read More »

Shots Fired Near School Bus in Kankakee

Shots Fired Near School Bus in Kankakee

We have more today on a drive-by shooting we first told you about Monday afternoon.  City police say it happened about 3:20 in the 400 block of South Lincoln.   No one was stuck with the gunfire, but a nearby vehicle did suffered some damage. Police say there was a school bus on the block at…Read More »

Mars Packers Leaving Manteno

Mars Packers Leaving Manteno

A total of 885 full and part time workers will be losing their jobs by the end of the year in Manteno.  XPO Logistics and DHL Supply who have packaged Mars Candy Products from the same location since 1999 at 1125 Sycamore, are moving their operations to Joliet.   No reason was announced for the change. …Read More »

New Bourbonnais Officer

New Bourbonnais Officer

At last night’s Bourbonnais Village Board meeting, Police Chief Jim Phelps swore in another new officer. Phelps says Officer Niko Fajdich brings a unique skillset to the department. Mayor Paul Schore says the addition of Fajdich brings the department to full strength, but they may still be looking to add a couple more officers to…Read More »

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Watseka Family Festival

September 21, 2019.  Opening Ceremony at 11:00 am at the Monument in Legion Park on South 4th Street.  Saturday September 21 from 11am – 11pm.

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