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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.

Lots of Fun and Christmas Spirit at Downtown Event!

Despite the chilly temperature, a large crowd turned out for the Christmas events held in downtown Momence on Saturday.  Face painting, train rides, story time at the library, visits from Santa, Christmas tree lighting and don’t forget the lighted parade. A few pictures of the events are below:

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Book Club to Meet December 13

Edward Chipman Library Book Club December 13 “Things Past Telling” Sheila Williams On Tuesday November 8th the Edward Chipman Library Book Club met to discuss the book “Quite a Year for Plums”. Members thought the book lacked connection and flow but they all loved the quirky characters and the authors’ lavish imagination and down home charm.…

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Haas Launches Toys for Tots Drive

 State Representative Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) is launching her annual holiday toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots. This is the third year Rep. Haas will designate her Kankakee District Office as an official Toys for Tots drop-off location. Donations will be accepted from now through December 1st at 370 E Court Street, Kankakee.  Rep. Haas…

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MHS Basketball Begins

By John Rehmer “We’re excited for this year!”  That’s how Momence High School Head Basketball Coach Kevin Ecker summed up his feelings for the upcoming basketball season. He added, “We had a productive summer. We learned a lot of things about ourselves. Now we need to put that into action.” Ecker has a strong core…

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Christmas Store Open Downtown

RVAR (River Valley Animal Rescue) Christmas Store (Caezar’s Palace) is now open and stocked full of Christmas treasures! Located on E. Washington Street, Momence, they are open Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 to 4 and have everything you need to decorate for the holidays, plus unique treasures for gift giving.  Make sure to stop in and…

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Christmas Edition Set for December 21

Thanksgiving is next week and we are thinking ahead to Christmas.  The Momence Progress Reporter is planning their annual Christmas edition, which will be available Wednesday, December 21. We would like to include your greeting, holiday hours, holiday specials in that edition. That includes specials or special hours for the New Year. The deadline for…

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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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