The Kankakee Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) recorded the 27th highest foreclosure rate for Illinois MSAs during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.
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.
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.