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100K Handed Out

100K Handed Out

The Community Foundation of the Kankakee River Valley Thursday awarded more than 100,000 dollars at its annual awards luncheon held at the Majestic Theatre.   The money was split between 16 recipients including the likes of Blessings in a Backpack, Harbor house, Hippocrates Medical Clinic, and the YMCA to name a few.Read More »

Gaming Systems Target of Two Burglary’s Thursday

Gaming Systems Target of Two Burglary’s Thursday

There were a couple of burglary’s in Kankakee yesterday.  Police say somebody broke a second floor bedroom window to gain entry to a home in the 900 block of North Harrison Thursday morning and took off with several items including an Xbox Gaming system.   A short time later a burglary occurred at a home in…Read More »

Dwight Teens Want Smoking Ban

Dwight Teens Want Smoking Ban

A group of Dwight Township High School Teens spoke at this week’s Dwight Village Board meeting urging board member to ban all tobacco and vaping products from several Dwight area public spaces.  Teens Terminating Tobacco requested a ban on all smoking at Renfrew Park, Stevenson Swimming Pool, Dwight Lions Lake and Garrett Park.  Mayor Jared…Read More »

Riverside Kids Get Build-A-Bears Gift

Riverside Kids Get Build-A-Bears Gift

Riverside Healthcare has accepted a large donation of Build-A-Bears from Grant Park National Honor Society students.  The gift will go to children in the emergency department and pediatric unit.  In total, 116 Build-A-Bears were donated, that’s an all-time high for the organization.  Riverside Healthcare Volunteer Services presented Grant Park National Honor Society with a certificate…Read More »

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Oak Ridge Boys at the Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair

The Newton County Fair and Fair Oaks Farms are happy to announce that the Oak Ridge Boys will be performing at the Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair in Kentland, Indiana, on Saturday, July 20th at 8 pm CST. Don’t miss your chance to see this iconic country act at the Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair.…

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