The city of Kankakee is in violation of the Open Meetings Act thanks to its failure to post the minutes of several October meetings on its website, according to a Dec. 17 report by the Edgar County Watchdogs, who have previously reported on this same violation.
Kankakee Community College (KCC) students, faculty and staff and the surrounding community can view a new piece of art from Sergio Gomez, produced via the college’s Closing the Gap program, near the entrance to the Miner Memorial Library.
The village of Bradley is seeking sponsors and floats for its 32nd annual Bradley Christmas Fantasy Parade, which has a theme of “Christmas Through a Child’s Eyes," according to a release from the Village.
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).
Non-profit conservation groups have gained accept to grants from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) thanks to the efforts of Rep. Thomas Bennett (R-Pontiac), according to a press release.
Two recent alleged instances of fraud and embezzlement in Edgar and Iroquois counties are prime examples of why public officials suspected of wrongdoing must be prosecuted, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Employees at Iroquois County Communications (ICOM), a public body that provides dispatch services for area emergency units, could receive a bonus even if they earn poor evaluations, according 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.