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Rolls of Hundreds Turn Up in Kettles

Rolls of Hundreds Turn Up in Kettles

So who has been slipping rolls of six, 100 dollar bills into Salvation Army kettles? It’s happened three times since December 4th for a total donation of 1800 dollars.  According to the Daily Journal the large donations have turned up at the Kankakee Wal-Mart and at both Walgreens locations in Kankakee.   The Salvation Army has also…Read More »

Heroin OD’s Down in Will County

Heroin OD’s Down in Will County

The number of those who died as the result of a heroin fentanyl overdose in Will County in 2018 is down from last year.  The Will County Coroner’s office says overall Will County has seen 70 OD’s with about two weeks yet to go in the year.  That’s an improvement from 85 fatalities in 2017.…Read More »

Taylor Buys Manteno Ford

Taylor Buys Manteno Ford

Manteno Ford is now Taylor Ford of Manteno.  Taylor Automotive Group in a press release Monday says they closed last week on the sale of the dealership.   The Manteno location on Rt. 50 joins the groups other dealerships in Bourbonnais, Champaign, Michigan City and LaPorte Indiana.Read More »

Two Shootings in Kankakee Sunday

Two Shootings in Kankakee Sunday

Kankakee police say there were a couple of shootings Sunday in the city.  Just before 3 AM while officers were on the scene of large party in the 500 block of North 5th Ave. someone began shooting.  No one was hurt, four shell casings were found nearby in the alley.  Sunday night shots rang out…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.…

Santa at the Mall

You’ll Find something for everyone on your nice list when you shop Northfield Square Mall this Holiday! Where giving matters…..and Santa matters! You can visit Santa now at Center Court 11 to 8 Monday through Saturday, Sundays 11 to 6, and Christmas Eve 10 to 4. Throughout the Holiday Season you can enjoy Center Court…

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…

Watseka Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane is officially open! Christmas Tree Lane at the Old Courthouse Museum, 103 W. Cherry, Watseka, is officially open. There are 40 trees decorated as part of Christmas Tree Lane and there are seven houses in the Christmas House Gallery. Hours to visit the museum or view Christmas Tree Lane or Christmas House…

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