The Momence City Council has set hours for children to trick-or-treat as 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31. Remember: only visit houses with their lights on and always trick-or-treat in a group and with an adult present.

Police Car Receives New Look

In honor of autistic awareness, one of the Momence Police vehicles, was decked out in the bright image of awareness for autism. The Momence car is the first one in the County to have this design.

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Early Spring Snow Blankets Area

Mother Nature sure knows her stuff. Even though the calendar says spring, the snow that covered the ground, and stuck to the trees and wet surfaces, was a beautiful sight. The bright side of a spring snow is that it does not last long.  Before noon on Monday, the snow had disappeared.  Now, hello spring!!!!!

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KCC On-line Only for Rest of Semster

Kankakee Community College will continue its shift to online-based coursework until the end of the Spring 2020 semester as a measure to combat the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). “We are doing everything possible to preserve the health and safety of students and employees,” said KCC’s president, Michael Boyd. “I’m very thankful for the willingness…

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Census Has Begun in Momence

CENSUS 2020 HOW MOMENCE BENEFITS FROM THE CENSUS Responding to the census helps communities get the funding they need and helps businesses make data-driven decisions that grow the economy.  Census data impact our daily lives,  informing important decisions about funding for services and infrastructure in our community, including healthcare, senior services, jobs, political representation, roads,…

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IRMA Urges Consumers to Practice Normal Shopping Routines

The Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA) issued the following statement urging consumers to practice normal shopping routines and avoid stockpiling amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  “It’s imperative for everyone to maintain their normal shopping routine to ensure the safety of our employees, fellow customers and your neighbors. IRMA has worked closely with state officials to ensure…

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Teacher Award Nominations Sought by ISBE

ISBE is seeking nominations for top teacher awards  ISBE announces new Bilingual Teacher of the Year, Early Childhood Teacher of the Year, and Special Education Teacher of the Year awards  The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is seeking nominations for Illinois’ top teacher awards. ISBE’s Teacher of the Year and Those Who Excel awards…

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Legal to Use, Not Legal to Drive

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Illinois. However, driving high is not. Illinois has strict laws against driving impaired. If you choose to use recreational marijuana, do so safely and responsibly and avoid driving impaired. If you are pulled over for driving high, you will get a DUI.  If you choose to use marijuana or…

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