AROMA PARK | Kankakee County Coroner Robert Gessner said Tuesday that preliminary autopsy results showed a Chicago Heights boy drowned in the Kankakee River.
KOUTS | Expansion and new features characterized the 7th annual Aukiki River Festival on the banks of the Kankakee River Saturday.
Major Samuel L. McFadin was a prolific writer about the Kankakee River. Much of the source material I have comes from his pen.
Lake County's Range Line Road bridge is a throwback in every sense of the word.
WINFIELD | A Winfield Township man wants Lake County officials to stop his farm from becoming a retention pond for nearby suburbs.
The 43,000 NIPSCO customers still without power Tuesday night following strong overnight storms could have to wait several days to see it restored, utility representatives said.
FAIR OAKS | At least 10 inches of rain in the past 30 days grounded what was to be the 2014 South Shore Air Show at its new venue here, tourism officials said.
CROWN POINT | The project to replace the Hermit Lake sewage treatment plant with a regional pumping station and construction of a force main connection to the Crown Point sanitary sewer system is on track to begin by late fall.
A portion of the original Kankakee River still exists in Schneider.
The State Line Bridge runs through what used to be part of the Grand Kankakee Marsh.
The recent spate of rain is filling streets and rushing through ditches, but those overseeing the Little Calumet and Kankakee rivers said levels are fine for now.
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Shelby, affecting Lake and Newton counties.
PORTER COUNTY | The Ind. 49 bridge over the Kankakee River will be closed Saturday through early October for repairs, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation.
LOWELL | Some residents of this corner of one of Indiana's most urban counties think agriculture is still worth fighting for.
"Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee" by J. Lorenzo Werich is considered by many as a must-read book about the Kankakee Marsh.
CROWN POINT | The possibility of a proposed south Lake County quarry has broken to the surface after being buried in court for several years.
VALPARAISO | With Valparaiso's first two-lane roundabout set to open Friday, a few changes had to be made -- including removing contaminated soil from an old Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
As a veteran, top-ranked marathon runner and triathlete, Bill Pauley is used to racing against time, but he's been involved in a different race this year. A race to save lives.
PLEASANT TOWNSHIP | The historic bridge on Ind. 49 over the Kankakee River, which has been restricted to one lane for almost two years, is slated to be rebuilt in 2014.
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