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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Gwiazda's 10 steals leads Peotone to defensive victory over Herscher  Kankakee Daily Journal

Samantha Gwiazda had 18 points and 10 steals in the Blue Devils' 46-36 win.

Pair of Peotone students win events at Special Olympics Summer Games  Kankakee Daily Journal

PEOTONE — The trophy case at Peotone High School is full of honors earned by dozens of student-athletes and teams through the years. But this summer, a ...

BASKETBALL: Gibson leaving G-SW for Peotone  Kankakee Daily Journal

After compiling an 82-56 record as the head coach at Gardner-South Wilmington, Chris Gibson is leaving to take on a new adventure at Peotone.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Beecher advances, Peotone's season ends  Kankakee Daily Journal

Beecher advanced to a Class 2A regional final while Peotone's shooting problems ended its season.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reed-Custer ends two-game skid with conference win at Peotone  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Comets led wire-to-wire and ended up with a 45-36 victory at Peotone Monday night.

Marevka nets five goals in Peotone's win over Bishop McNamara  Kankakee Daily Journal

It didn't take long for Peotone forward Justin Marevka to display his scoring ability in Monday's game against Bishop McNamara.

Scouting Interstate Eight Small football  Chicago Daily Herald

By David Oberhelman. Interstate Eight Conference Small Division. Teams: Herscher, Lisle, Peotone, Reed-Custer, Wilmington.

Peotone ends historic season with loss to IC Catholic  Kankakee Daily Journal

PEOTONE — For Peotone coach Tolly Tsiamas, his team's strategy to pull the upset against defending 3A champion Immaculate Conception Friday night was ...

Bishop McNamara runs circles around Peotone  Kankakee Daily Journal

While cold described the weather conditions, hot described the Bishop McNamara bats.

Phillips' two goals lift Coal City over Peotone  Kankakee Daily Journal

Lauren Phillips didn't think once was enough Tuesday evening as she lifted her Coalers to a win over Peotone.

Peotone High School Flag Policy | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Peotone High School flag policy misinterpreted, causes social media furor.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kankakee becomes fastest in state history to 20 wins with Blue Devil Holiday Classic championship  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Kays set IHSA history when they defeated Plainfield South in the Peotone Blue Devil Classic.

Peotone School District Staff Changes | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

District 207-U Board of Education continues staffing changes while chipping away at a $3.6 million budget deficit.

LSA names Jordan Hopman as new football coach  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The search for a new LSA football coach came to an end Friday, with Jordan Hopman announced as the Lions' head football coach.

Allen | Obituaries  Herscher Pilot

Robert “Robbie” C. Allen, 50, of Limestone, formerly of Peotone, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He was ...

Four scorers hit double-digits for Peotone in conference win  Kankakee Daily Journal

PEOTONE — Fans in Peotone were biting their nails profusely at the end of Friday night's Interstate Eight matchup between Sandwich and the host Blue Devils.

Aqua explores deal for Peotone's water system | Local News  Kankakee Daily Journal

Peotone's Village Board is considering an agreement with Aqua of Illinois to manage its water and sewage services for the village.

He caught a break, and many have since benefited  Kankakee Daily Journal

In the fall of 1949, Bill Benner was a sophomore at Woodruff High School in Peoria.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kankakee blows past Beecher  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Kays used a 16-0 run to defeat Beecher 68-40 at the Blue Devil Holiday Classic.

Peotone School District 207-U – – Illinois Leaks  Edgar County Watchdogs

The open spigot of tax dollars that pours into local school districts has made school superintendents and the consultants – who are hired to guide district ...

Community Calendar: Jan. 9, 2019  Kankakee Daily Journal

Thursday, May 3: Kankakee Chapter of Toastmasters International, Key City, meets first and third Thursday each month. 6:30 p.m. Kankakee Public Library, first ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Beecher takes down Gardner-South Wilmington in touted RVC matchup  Kankakee Daily Journal

Cierra Welch posted a double-double as Beecher took the first round over Gardner-South Wilmington in RVC action.

Student hones future at Ivy League conference  Kankakee Daily Journal

Peotone High School sophomore Kelsey Presto went to Harvard last summer.

Peotone High School 2015 Commencement | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Peotone High School's Class of 2015 celebrates achievements and graduation.

Manteno ousts Peotone; Herscher eases by Illiana Christian  Kankakee Daily Journal

GILMAN — Manteno, having already lost twice to rival Peotone this season, knew what it was up against Wednesday night and responded with a 2-1 victory at ...

Peotone's two-headed monster strikes again  Kankakee Daily Journal

In Week 5, Peotone couldn't finish off a quality opponent.

March Dental Care now in its third generation  Kankakee Daily Journal

Whether James March ever intended dentistry to be the family business — or family tradition — is unknown.

Images: Lisle vs. Peotone girls basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

Lisle hosted Peotone for girls basketball sectional semifinals on Tuesday.

HF assistant principal Fantin resigns  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

The District 233 school board Tuesday accepted the resignation of Craig Fantin, one of two assistant principals at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

Bobcats upset Blue Devils at Peotone Holiday Tournament  Kankakee Daily Journal

Kankakee improved to 9-4 overall this season with a decisive 67-34 win against Joliet Catholic on Tuesday.

Peotone Police Blotter | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Staff Report / July 7, 2016 / Views: 5999 / 2 Comments. Shelly Chaney, 41, of Bourbonnais, was arrested at 10:46 p.m. on June 24 in the area of Rt. 50 and ...

A life remembered: George Young  Paxton Record

SHELBYVILLE — George Young built more than a girls' basketball program when he took over as the head coach at Paxton High School in the mid-1970s.

Peotone Police Chief William Mort | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Peotone Police Chief William Mort marks milestone: "It's been a good 10 years."

Ex-U. of I. student charged in baby's death takes plea, receives 10-year sentence  Chicago Tribune

A University of Illinois student from Monee accused of murdering her newborn baby in a dorm bathroom last year took a plea deal in the Friday.

Peotone Village Trustee - Steve Cross | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Staff Reporter / March 26, 2015 / Views: 1287 / No Comments. Steven Cross. Steve Cross has been a Peotone resident for over 47 years and is a product of the ...

U. of I. student charged with killing newborn to plead guilty, lawyers say  Chicago Tribune

A University of Illinois student accused of killing her newborn baby in a residence hall bathroom last March will plead guilty on April 7 in a deal made with ...

Peotone's Cowger signs with Aurora  Kankakee Daily Journal

Peotone senior Mykayla Cowger has committed to continue her volleyball career at Aurora University while studying criminal justice and sociology.

Father Hopes To Bring Daughter Home  Russell publications Online

Peotone Father Starts Fund to Bring Daughter Home.

Student Achievements Recognized  Russell publications Online

Peotone School Board applauds Students of the Month, KACC Student of Third Quarter.

School Cancellations Continue into Thursday Across Chicago Area  NBC Chicago

Some students in the Chicago area will have two days off thanks to a major winter storm that dumped more than a half foot of snow in some neighborhoods.

The legend of the Lillard brothers  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE — The Lillard brothers, Lamar and Lamarius, have ushered in a brand new era of Momence basketball.

U of I Student Accused of Suffocating Her Newborn, Putting Baby in Her Backpack

Chicago, IL - The 20-year-old college kid from Monee is accused of first-degree murder and other felonies after giving birth in her dormitory bathroom.

Hundreds of Chicago Area Schools Cancel Classes, Announce Delayed Opening  NBC Chicago

Classes are canceled or delayed at several suburban schools Monday amid dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills are expected to plummet to near 30 ...

U. of I. student from Monee charged with murdering her newborn in dorm  Chicago Tribune

A University of Illinois student from Monee faces murder charges after authorities say she suffocated her newborn after giving birth in a residence hall.

Peotone cancer victim Panici gets tribute from Wisconsin-Whitewater  Kankakee Daily Journal

They say she was larger than life. And now, Lisa Panici's legacy will live on at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Panici, a Peotone resident who ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...

The Top 10 games from the fall sports season  Kankakee Daily Journal

The fall sports season provided fans with tons of "ooh" and "ahh" moments, from thrilling three-set matches in volleyball to close games under the Friday night ...

Homewood trustees welcome three new employees  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Timothy Rosenberg, third from left, and. Thomas Rodeghier, third from right, with their families, display their new badges after taking the oath of office as police

Fall high school football preview: Bishop McNamara looking to do it all again  Kankakee Times

Whatever Bishop McNamara does this season, it will be hard to top its 2015 campaign.

When sports make parents mean  Kankakee Daily Journal

If you've ever gone to a high school game, you've likely seen an aggressive parent.

LTHS welcomes new teachers  The Herald-News

LOCKPORT – Lockport Township High School District 205 proudly announces the new teaching staff for the 2014-2015 school year.

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Musick: Working for Cubs at Wrigley Field a little bit of baseball heaven  Northwest Herald

CHICAGO – Keith Schram had one request when his wife suggested moving to the city after his retirement in 2003.

Dual restaurants coming to Bradley  Kankakee Daily Journal

The building that housed the former Starbucks coffee shop at 1250 N. Kinzie Ave., Bradley, will soon be back in business.

Best spellers around gather for regional spelling bee  Kankakee Daily Journal

What's all the buzz about? It must be time for the annual I-Kan Regional Spelling Bee.

Indoor soccer hits its stride  Kankakee Daily Journal

If you don't play indoor soccer, there's a good chance you know someone who does. Maybe its growing popularity has something to do with the seemingly ...

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...

Former Lockport resident changing young lives with foundation  The Herald-News

LOCKPORT – Around the time former Homer Township resident Robert O. “Bob” Carr graduated from Lockport Township High School in 1963, he received a ...

Letter remembering the now haunted Manteno State Hospital (insane asylum)  ChicagoNow

Letter remembering the now haunted Manteno State Hospital (insane asylum) by Edward Shanahan. Patients come into and leave "Psycho" quickly. Some stay ...

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