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Woman Dies in Milford Area Fire

Woman Dies in Milford Area Fire

A Milford area woman died when her home was engulfed in flames Tuesday afternoon.  Iroquois County Coroner Bill Cheatem says fire fighters later discovered the body of 65 year old Cassandra Walts inside the burned out home along with the remains of her pets. A cause of death will await the results of toxicology tests,…Read More »

Guns and Smack Recovered in KAMEG Raid

Guns and Smack Recovered in KAMEG Raid

KAMEG agents raided a home in the 700 block of South Elm in Kankakee Wednesday.    Police say a search of the place turned up a stash of suspected heroin along with two guns and ammunition.   Arrested on drug and weapon charges was 23 year old Jalen Lane.Read More »

Armed Robbery in Kankakee

Armed Robbery in Kankakee

There was an armed robbery last night near South Dearborn and East Station Street.   A man tells city police he was walking to the depot to catch a train when he was confronted by two men armed with a handgun.  They took his cash and cigarettes, but he was hot hurt.Read More »

Paxton Parents Say 3 Month Old Hurt in Fall

Paxton Parents Say 3 Month Old Hurt in Fall

The mother and father of a Paxton three month old who was hospitalized in October with a spiral fracture of the thighbone were in Ford County Court Tuesday.  Prosecutors at the preliminary hearing said the parents contend the infant was injured in a fall, but doctors say a fall from an estimated height of 24…Read More »

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Ice Skating

The Village of Bourbonnais and Bourbonnais Township Park District have opened the Event and Skate Plaza, 600 Main Street NW, behind the Village of Bourbonnais Administration Building. The outdoor frozen rink is a free recreational activity provided to the community during the winters month. Skating may take place during the plaza hours of 9 a.m.…

Third Annual Chocolate Tour

Tickets for the Bourbonnais Park Distrct’s Third Annual Chocolate Tour are now on sale! Sweet Street is the title sponsor of the Chocolate Tour, which will be on Saturday, February 3rd. Tickets are $25, and are mavailable at village offices, park district facilities, and at btpd.org. You can find More info at btpd.org, villageofBourbonnais.com or…

Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club Every month on the 2nd Thursday until Thursday, May 09, 2019 @ 4:30 pm Next Meeting:  Thursday, January 10th, 2019 @ 4:30 pm  Bradley Public Library  Free  http://www.bradleylibrary.org

Blood Drive

Faith Church in Kankakee and Culver’s Restaurant in Bourbonnais have joined forces to sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive for the Kankakee area on Tuesday, February 19th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Faith Church, 2400 Waldron Road in Kankakee. If you’d like to reserve a spot call Dale at 815-278-2259 or visit redcrossblood.org.

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