Robert C. McKenna, of Kankakee , will be celebrating his 95th birthday on April 30 with a family party at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Manteno. He was born May 1, 1922 . McKenna and his late wife, Laura, have two children: Pat (Les) Hayden, of...
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Kankakee Daily Journal Within a few years of the Illinois Central's arrival, several quarries were operating within a mile or so of the bridge. An 1867 Kankakee Gazette article described local quarrying operations, noting that "stone of a superior...
4/22/2017
Two Shapiro Developmental Center employees were arrested by Illinois State Police on Wednesday and charged with theft and official misconduct. Verlon L. ... Kankakee County State's Attorney Jim Rowe said he could not comment on the case at this...
4/22/2017
"I would like to thank the Illinois State Police, as well as the St. Anne and Grant Park Police Departments for their assistance in resolving a sad event, which had the potential to turn extremely violent," said Sheriff Mike Downey. "I applaud the...
4/4/2017