Kankakee News

Mayor-Wells Armstrong Responds in Light of George Floyd's Death and Recent Protests

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.”

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3rd Annual Phenomenal Woman Awards

3rd Annual Phenomenal Woman Awards

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.

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Annual Social Work Appreciation Breakfast

Annual Social Work Appreciation Breakfast

Riverside Healthcare Invites You to Our Annual Social Work Appreciation Breakfast

Friday, March 13th, 2020  8:00 to 11:00 AM

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River St. CN Railroad Detour

River St. CN Railroad Detour

UPDATE: Both lanes traveling underneath the railroad bridge over River Street in Kankakee are closed until further notice. Please refer to the detour map while the road is closed.

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African American Civic Leaders' Scholarship

African American Civic Leaders' Scholarship

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.

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United States Census 2020

United States Census 2020

Work in Your Own Community The Census Bureau is hiring temporary employees for the 2020 Census. Our jobs offer weekly pay, competitive pay rates, flexible hours, and paid training. www.2020census.gov/jobs

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HALLOWEEN HOURS

HALLOWEEN HOURS

HALLOWEEN HOURS WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019, FROM 5:00 P.M. UNTIL 7:00 P.M.

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KANKAKEE ECDA SURVEYS!

KANKAKEE ECDA SURVEYS!

Take a few moments to complete surveys to help the Economic and Community Development Agency better serve the City of Kankakee. Your feedback is vital to the work we do!

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National Farmer's Market Week!

National Farmer's Market Week!

We are so grateful to have an incredible Farmer’s Market in the City of Kankakee. Be sure to stop by this weekend and thank our local and regional venders for all their hard work! 

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