Kankakee, IL – Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recently announced a rolling seven day average of 8% or above for a COVID-19 test positivity rate for Region 7 (Kankakee and Will County) and Region 8 (Kane and DuPage County).
KANKAKEE, IL- (October 16, 2020) – In the midst of uncertain times, long-time staple of downtown breakfast and lunch, Lori’s Diner restaurant, is now under new ownership. Miguel Puebla has been a cook at Lori’s for 13 years and his passion for the restaurant does not go unnoticed.
Kankakee, IL - In the past week, George Floyd, yet another unarmed black man in the United States has died at the hands of a white police officer who knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes while ignoring the please of Mr. Floyd who repeatedly stated, “I can’t breathe.”
In honor of Women’s History Month, Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong will recognize seven women for their impact in the community during the 3rd Annual Phenomenal Woman Awards Celebration. Please join us on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Mayor Wells-Armstrong, in partnership with the Kankakee Public Library and Community Foundation, is hosting the 2020 African American Civic Leaders’ Scholarship event at the Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street in Kankakee.