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.
Kankakee Community College wants to help the unemployed find jobs and will host its annual job fair on Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Riverfront campus, 100 College Drive in Kankakee, according to a press release.
Students have two upcoming opportunities to learn about four-year universities and colleges at a transfer fair on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Kankakee Community College (KCC), according to a press release.
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.
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.
Public sector employees and retirees could accept less than their constitutionally protected pensions if they understand it's them or public education, an economist said during an appearance on a recent Chicago-based radio show.
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.