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.

KCC Offering Computer Courses

KCC Offering Online  Computer Skill Courses The Continuing Education Department at Kankakee Community College is offering a number of online computer skills class dates. Options for start dates are Jan. 15, Feb. 12, March 18 and April 15. “Beginning Microsoft Word 2016” offers hands-on instruction on adding and editing text; moving text within the document;…

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Local Libraries Receive Grants

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded over $1.2 million in FY 2020 School District Library Grant Program awards to 684 public school districts. More than 1.5 million Illinois students served by school library programs will benefit from the grants. “As a former public school teacher and administrator, I know our school…

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State Rep Parkhurst Hosting Blood Drive

 State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross.  The event is Friday, January 17th from 1:00—5:00pm at the Kankakee Public Library, 201 E. Merchant Street, 4th Floor.  Representative Parkhurst’s Blood Drive helps local blood banks increase their supply after the shortages they experienced over the winter…

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Mann Inducted Into Hall of Fame

John Mann, of New Port Beach CA, son of John and Dianna Vickery Mann and grandson of Jim and Nancy Vickery and the late Martha Vickery of Momence was inducted into the Hall of Fame at Cal Berkeley University on Nov 8, 2019. John is a two time United States Olympian (Rio and London) and…

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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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Basketball Heats Up in the New Year

The Lady Redskins will be going back to regular season action on Thursday, January 9th, the Lady Redskins head west to Dwight for SVC action.  Starts are 6:00 for JV and 7:30 for varsity.  On Monday, January 13th, the varsity Lady Redskins ride down to Donovan to take on the Wildcats in a 5:30 meeting. …

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