As Illinois prepares its efforts to attract Amazon's second headquarters, Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) and Kankakee County Board Chairman Andy Wheeler are pushing on a local level for Kankakee to feature in the state’s proposal, according to a press release.
Running on a platform of prioritizing local issues and fiscal responsibility, Colton Ekhoff is challenging Kankakee County Board Member Jim Vickery for the District 2 seat in the upcoming Republican primaries.
Kankakee County residents have been targeted by services offering them copies of their property deeds and profiles even though those items can already be accessed cheaply through the county, according to a press release from Kankakee County Recorder Lori Gadbois.
Two Kankakee County prosecutors will serve on the newly created Animal Cruelty Prosecutions Unit to enforce the county’s zero-tolerance position on animal cruelty, according to a release from the Office.
Kankakee County residents who want to run for a county office can collect their nominating petition packets from the county clerk’s office or download them from the clerk’s website, according County Clerk Bruce Clark.
Limestone Township Supervisor Dennis Rettke displayed a profound lack of understanding of the relationship between the township board and the highway commissioner at a recent meeting, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Ninety-five Kankakee Community College students have earned a spot on the president’s list for their academic performance over the 2017 summer term, achieving a grade point average of 3.80 or higher while completing six or more semester hours, according to a press release.
Former Essex Township Clerk Traci Freytag has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $100,000 of taxpayer money, according to a release from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Momence's historic downtown will host its last Cruise Night of the season from 5 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 22, featuring antique and unique cars and trucks as well as music, prizes and deals from local businesses, according to a city flier.