The Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce recently congratulated Aldi after the grand reopening ceremony for its local store, which was renovated to provide a brighter and more spacious environment, according to the chamber's Facebook post.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) wants her constituents to see for themselves the difference between how Senate Bill 1 would fund Illinois public schools and how Gov. Rauner’s alternative plan would work.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) spoke this spring at the dedication of the Village of Bourbonnais’ new Freedom Garden, a park along the village’s Main Street dedicated to Vietnam veteran Wayne Michael Hayes, who was killed in action.
Any Kankakee County resident who receives a call from someone purporting to be a deputy sheriff should be wary, especially if the caller asks for money, the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office is warning on its Facebook page.
Kankakee area residents have an opportunity to commemorate a cause, a person or an organization of their choice in exchange for a donation to benefit local first responders through a memorial brick program launched recently by the Kankakee County Police and Fire Memorial Committee.
Kankakee County's eight police and fire pension funds paid out $7.1 million in benefits to 186 retirees and inactive recipients in 2016 while losing $512,687 on their investments, according to a Kankakee Times analysis of the funds' mandated financial filings with the Illinois Department of Insurance.
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.