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Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH def. Argenta-Oreana, forfeit Aledo (Mercer County) 54, Stark County 0 Algonquin (Jacobs) 49, Hampshire 13 Amundsen 34, Chicago Sullivan 0 Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop)...

Judge: Army Corps must review decision on Indiana dairy farm

Oct. 04, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to review its decision that a dairy farm built in northwest Indiana to house more than 4,000 cows is not subject to the Clean Water Act. Environmental groups and several residents sued...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 46, Cerro Gordo-Bement Coop 19 Abingdon 34, Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop) 12 Algonquin (Jacobs) 27, Huntley 17 Amundsen 37, Chicago (Urban Prep Charter/Bronzeville) 12 ...

Ex-Kankakee official sent to prison for $2 million theft

Sep. 21, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A man who stole $2 million from Kankakee and a regional wastewater agency was sentenced to nine months in federal prison and two years of home confinement. Richard Simms, 74, acknowledged diverting money through a fraudulent software invoicing...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 41, Tri-County 14 Abingdon 38, Aledo (Mercer County) 14 Alton 6, Belleville West 3 Amboy 60, Biggsville West Central 14 Amboy-LaMoille 60, Biggsville West Central 14 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 06:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abingdon 52, Cambridge 14 Aledo (Mercer County) 40, Monmouth United 26 Algonquin (Jacobs) 48, McHenry 32 Amundsen 65, Lake View 6 Anna-Jonesboro 28, Massac County 27 ...

Retired Olivet Nazarene professor releases 3 new books

Sep. 11, 2021 01:27 AM EDT

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — After 50 years of teaching geology at Olivet Nazarene University, Dr. Max Reams is continuing to take his knowledge outside of the classroom and is sharing it with readers everywhere. Just this year, the Bourbonnais resident has added three new...

Kankakee school loses state recognition over mask policy

Sep. 07, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A Christian school in northeastern Illinois that declined to enforce a mask mandate has lost state recognition but will seek accreditation in other ways, a newspaper reported. Kankakee Trinity Academy, a pre-K-12 school in Kankakee, can't...

2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting outside Illinois courthouse

Aug. 26, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Two men were killed and another was injured on Thursday in shootings outside a northern Illinois courthouse stemming from a long-running internal gang dispute, authorities said. The shootings occurred after one of the victims, Victor Andrade,...

Mayor says 2 people were killed, 1 injured in a shooting near the courthouse in the northern Illinois city of Kankakee

Aug. 26, 2021 12:55 PM EDT
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Mayor says 2 people were killed, 1 injured in a shooting near the courthouse in the northern Illinois city of Kankakee.