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.
While state lawmakers ended a two-year budget impasse, the measures adopted by the Illinois Legislature will not fix the state's fiscal mess, an analyst who co-wrote a paper that places the state 49th in long-run solvency told the Sangamon Sun.
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office has lost or terminated 21 staffers in the wake of the passage of a contentious budget plan and an unpopular tax hike on July 6, which many saw as a major political defeat for Rauner and many GOP lawmakers.
Football fans and anyone looking for some community fun are being invited to pig out at the Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce's annual pigskin party celebrating the return of the Chicago Bears for spring training, according to the chamber's website.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) recently met with Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Secretary Randy, Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong and representatives from the governor’s office to discuss improvements to the I-57 and IL-17 interchange.