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Smoke at BUGC Clears Building

Smoke at BUGC Clears Building

The Bourbonnais Upper Grade Center was evacuated today when somebody smelled smoke and pulled the fire alarm. School district officials say it was nothing serious and the fire department agrees.  There was an issue with an electrical outlet in one of the classrooms.  Bourbonnais fire saying it did result in some smoke, but no flames. …Read More »

Kankakee Ranks 8th in Midwest Migration

Kankakee Ranks 8th in Midwest Migration

Kankakee is ranked at number 8 on a list of the top 20 Midwestern cities that people are leaving.  According to the Business Insider website Kankakee has seen a net population loss from migration of over 5,300 people between 2010 and 2018.  That’s 4.7 percent of the metro’s 2010 population of 113,400 citizens.  The Midwestern…Read More »

Armed Robbery Arrests

Armed Robbery Arrests

Two Kankakee men are charged with armed robbery after their arrest by Illinois State Police Thursday for allegedly pulling a gun on a pizza delivery man in the 300 block of South Oakdale in Kankakee Wednesday night.  The victim was relieved of his cash, cell phone and car keys.  Taken into custody was 19 year…Read More »

Patten Sexual Assault Trial Date Set

Patten Sexual Assault Trial Date Set

A trial date has now been set for a former Dwight Township high School Teacher charged with the criminal sexual assault of a male student.  34 year old Kathy Patten of Dwight has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors allege Patten assaulted the student at an undisclosed location between November of last year and February of this…Read More »

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This Weekend

DANCE Tropical Latin dance classes with Jolynne Keiser, Kankakee Valley Park District classes, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Grapes & Hops, 251 S. Schuyler Ave., Kankakee. For more informa• tion. call 815-9.32-0360. MUSIC Karaoke, today, Village Pub, 235 W Broadway St.. Bradley. Open Mic Night with Ryan Leg­gott. 7 p.m. Friday, Inside Out, 226 N.…

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