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A dedication ceremony in Paxton Thursday honors the life and dedicated service of a former Illinois state trooper. The Paxton Fire House hosted the event for State Trooper Marvin Archer, killed in the line of duty in 1946...

The Kankakee and Bradley public libraries will share in $530,000 in Next Generation grant monies, awared by Secreary of State and State Librarian Jesse White.  Jesse White announced the $530,104 in 2022 Project Next...

Jelani Day's body has been identified.  The LaSalle County Coroner’s Office confirmed that the body found in the Illinois River on September 4th is that of missing Danville native Jelani Day.  The 25-year-old Day...

This weekend's four-day run for the Manteno Oktoberfest invites area citizens to enjoy several activities.  "All You Need is Love" is this year's theme for the Kankakee County event.  Because last year's event didn't...

The Watseka Elks and the Masonic Lodge carry a long tradition of helping their local communities. The two fraternal orders share a passion of assisting the youth. And this weekend – the Elks Club will the setting for an...

Indiana state officials report 3,659 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Today’s (Thursday) numbers include double-digit increases of active cases in neighboring counties. According to ISDH, 944,708 people in...

Watseka High School announced (Wed) its varsity football team won’t play any further games the rest of the season. The Warriors were scheduled to play the Central Comets Friday in a classic county get-together. Scheduled...

There are still around 240 smaller local governments in Illinois that have yet to claim nearly $20 million in federal funds meant for COVID-19 relief. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity said more than...

Three separate arrests for meth possession were reported by Iroquois County Sheriff's Police.  24-year-old Seth Dunn of Kentland, 39-year-old George Elpers Jr. of Milford and 34-year-old Melinda Hall of Watseka were all...

                                                      Child Passenger Safety Week:  Free...