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Kankakee Could See Reduction in Bond Rating

Kankakee Could See Reduction in Bond Rating

The S & P Global Bond Rating agency has informed City officials that is placing Kankakee on a CreditWatch with its current A-bond rating.  It means there’s a one in two likelihood that S & P will lower the city’s rating to Triple B within the next 90 days. The bonding agency cites potential operating…Read More »

Sikma is a Finalists for BB Hall of Fame

Sikma is a Finalists for BB Hall of Fame

Kankakee area native Jack Sikma is one of 13 finalists this year for entry in the Basketball Hall of Fame.  Sikman, who played for St Anne High School then went on to a 14 year NBA career with Seattle and Milwaukee, averaged 15.6 points per game during his career and is one of just a…Read More »

White Murder Trial Begins this Week in Iroquois County

White Murder Trial Begins this Week in Iroquois County

The trial of a Milford man charged with the 2016 murder of a Milford restaurant owner gets underway this week in Iroquois County Court.  22 year old Randy White allegedly shot and killed 35 year old Jessie Cintora in November of 2016.  Cintora’s body was found by police about a block away from his Milford…Read More »

20 Years Later Amtrak Memorial Planned

20 Years Later Amtrak Memorial Planned

There’s a memorial service planned on the 20th anniversary of the crash of Amtrak’s City of New Orleans in Bourbonnais.  The March 16th, 1999 accident killed 11 people and injured over 120.   All but two cars of the passenger train derailed after striking a truck hauling steel at the McKnight Road crossing.   The National Transportation Safety…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.…

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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