Kankakee News

Top news from around the city and information straight from the Mayor's Desk.

City of Kankakee Mayor

Welcome to the City of Kankakee!

As Mayor of the City of Kankakee, I am pleased to welcome you to our city on the rise. Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to learn more about our community. From our newly and ever evolving downtown, our historic district's scenic homes with panoramic views of the Kankakee River, our schools and parks, diverse neighborhoods to our community services and inherent volunteerism, the City of Kankakee has something for everyone to discover and enjoy.

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Please join us for our monthly workshop to help local entrepreneurs start a business in Kankakee! We will be sharing business resources and answering any questions you have. We look forward to your ideas!

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Explore Economic & Community Development Agency Programs

The entire ECDA team is here to help you! We're open later on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Park rental includes use of the entire park property including three garbage cans, five tables, three benches, and playground. Renters are responsible for bringing additional tables, chairs, tents, or any additional items needed for their event. Please note the park will still be open to the general public.

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Ongoing Events

Aunt Martha's Youth Annual Physicals
Aunt Martha's Youth Annual Physicals
Salvation Army of Kankakee County Food Services
Duane Dean's COVID-19 Testing
Duane Dean's COVID-19 Testing
Riverside Mobile Food Pantry

Upcoming Events