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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.

KCRW Sponsoring Raffle to Benefit Honor Guard

The Kankakee County Republican Women have selected the Momence Honor Guard as the organization’s Caring for America local project. Caring for America was established in 1999 to encourage state federation groups to actively participate in community service programs. The National Federation of Republican Women has a long-standing commitment to the men and women in uniform…

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Former MHS Student Lands on Top 10 Book List

Erin Gallery Litteken, a 2000 graduate of Momence High School, has her book, The Memory Keeper of Kyiv, listed on the Fortune Magazine top 10 page-turning novels you should read this summer. The following is the description of the book from Fortune Magazine’s website: Brought to life by an author who is a granddaughter of…

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St. Patrick’s Church Picnic

St. Patrick’s Church Parish Picnic Set for August 21 St. Patrick’s Church in Momence (119 N. Market St.) will be hosting an outdoor bilingual Mass and Parish picnic on Sunday, August 21, starting at 10:30 a.m. We will be celebrating Mass at the newly renovated Our Lady of Lourdes grotto in our park. Following Mass,…

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Legacy Named Main Street Momence Volunteer of the Year

Tami Legacy: Our long-time volunteer has been a member of the Design Committee for many years. Tami is always eager to help with our many projects downtown:  the downtown clean-up, decorating store windows, and helping plant and maintain the downtown planters in spring and fall. Tami’s favorite newer project is the Scarecrow Contest, which was…

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Michelle Simpson Named Grand Marshal

Michelle Simpson, who was a Glad Fest board member for over 20 years, has been named the 2022 Momence Gladiolus Festival Grand Marshal and will be honored in Saturday’s 3 p.m. Grand Street parade on August 13. Her earliest memory of the Glad Fest happened during the year when she was 10 years old. Her…

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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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