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Gibson City Man Dies in Wreck

Gibson City Man Dies in Wreck

A Gibson City man was killed in an accident last night in Champaign County.  Illinois State Police say the head-on crash happened about 5:15 Thursday night on Rt. 136 and 1100 East when 26 year old Samuel Johnson drifted into oncoming traffic. Two others in the second vehicle were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.  Johnson…Read More »

Covid 19 Friday Update

Covid 19 Friday Update

State health officials today reported an additional 7,042 cases of covid 19 along with 95 deaths. The Kankakee County Health Department Thursday, reported 57 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and another COVID-related death. 167 have died in Kankakee County.   Iroquois County reported 6 new cases and no new fatalities.  Ford County reported two new cases…Read More »

Kankakee Area Teachers Getting Vaccine Shots

Kankakee Area Teachers Getting Vaccine Shots

The covid 19 vaccine is beginning to go into the arms of Kankakee County teachers and staff members.  The County Health Department says they began vaccinating teachers at Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School on Thursday.  Officials say they hope to have all county school staffs who want the vaccine inoculated with their 1 st shot in the…Read More »

Area Positivity Rates Holding

Area Positivity Rates Holding

The Region 7 positivity rate is holding today at 7.6 with Kankakee County falling to 4.9 and Will County at 8.2 percent. In Region 6 the overall rate falls to 5.9 with Iroquois County coming in at 6 percent.Read More »

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