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Valentines for Veterans

 State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is launching her third annual “Valentines for Veterans” program to bring joy to local veterans in her 79th District. Representative Haas invites all area residents to participate in making handmade valentine greetings with well-wishes to our veterans. Valentines will be accepted at her district office, 370 E. Court Street in…

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Junior High School Honor Roll

The Momence Junior High School staff is pleased to announce the second quarter honor roll recipients. High honors: Jules Allaway, Dylan Billadeau, Joseph Chapman, Leoni Cork, Liberty Coulter, Brogan Daugherty, Ailee Evers, Gabriel Fitzgerald, Josie Ford, Owen Ford, Emery Gonzalez, Cade Graf, Nora Green, Leslie Grider, Brooke Harrison, Machenzie Irwin, Aaliya Jones, Ariel Kersey, Jaylee…

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Book Club to Meet February 14

On Tuesday January 3rd (date changed due to illness) the Edward Chipman Library Book Club met to discuss “Things Past Telling” by Sheila Williams. Members really admired the heroine who had an incredible and adventurous life. The book told the story of how she came to America as a slave and the uncertainty of her…

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Fire Lights Up Night on Friday East of Momence

Fire lit up the night sky on Route 114, east of Momence, at Pleasant Corners intersection, when a structure in that area caught fire and blazed into the night and continued igniting the next morning.  Besides Momence Fire Department, Beecher, Lake Village, Grant Park, Kankakee Township, Bourbonnais, Pembroke, and Aroma Park Departments all provided support.…

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Tractor Replaced on Munyon Silo

The tractor on top of the Silo on the William Munyon farm was replaced on Monday.  Three years ago, the small John Deere tractor fell through the top of the silo.  That tractor is currently resting at the bottom of the silo.  The family decided to replace the tractor and a John Deere ‘G’ tractor…

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