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River Fatal Victim Identified

River Fatal Victim Identified

We have the name now of a man who fell to his death from a tree into the Kankakee River on an island near Aroma Park Wednesday afternoon.  The Kankakee County Coroner’s office identifies the victim as 47 year old James G. Brosch of Merrillville, Indiana. Witnesses tell investigators Brosch fell headfirst into about two…Read More »

Man Dies in River Accident

Man Dies in River Accident

A tragic accident has claimed a life today along the Kankakee River.  Details are still be collected, but County sheriff’s police say a man in his mid-40’s died today when he fell into the river.  It happened in the Aroma Park area.  He was pulled from the river at 3000 River Road and CPR was…Read More »

Fair Oaks Arrestee Gets Job in Kankakee

Fair Oaks Arrestee Gets Job in Kankakee

A man arrested in the much talked about Fair Oaks Farms Animal Abuse case will be out on bond today after a court hearing Tuesday during which the judge reduce the bond for 36 year old Edgar Gardoza Vazquez from 20 to 10,000 dollars. He was one of three men wanted by Newton County police…Read More »

Marvin Perzee Dies on First Day of Fair

Marvin Perzee Dies on First Day of Fair

Today’s first day of this year’s Iroquois County Fair will undoubtedly be tempered by the news this morning that longtime chairman Marvin Perzee has died.  The 76 year old retired chairman who then accepted a co-chair position, succumbed to an undisclosed Illness this morning at Carle Hospital in Urbana.  He had led the board since…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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