Local runners have the chance to test their skills in Wanatah this weekend, while helping to support the local community. On Saturday, the town is hosting its second annual 5K run/walk race to help raise money for the Wanatah Scarecrow Festival and the LaCrosse High School Athletic Department. Continue reading
Area high schools are preparing for graduation ceremonies across the Kankakee Valley as soon-to-be-graduates prepare for life after high school. West Central High School students will be the first to graduate while South Central High School students will undergo their graduation ceremonies last, but police will be on high-alert, searching for intoxicated and unrestrained drivers, so adults are strongly encouraged not to provide alcohol for graduation parties and to keep tabs on graduates attending parties to ensure they are being responsible.