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Kankakee River

Hebron joins Dunes-Kankakee trail agreement

HEBRON | The Town Council approved an interlocal cooperative agreement Tuesday to develop the Dunes-Kankakee Trail, which is planned to have one terminus in town.

October 22, 2014 12:00 am
New park, new name unveiled in Porter County

New park, new name unveiled in Porter County

Porter County's newest park has a name courtesy of a group of Morgan Township Elementary School fourth-graders.

October 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Vintage Kankakee River Postcard from 1910

Vintage Kankakee River Postcard from 1910

A vintage postcard from 1910 depicts the Kankakee River and a relaxed afternoon of fishing.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Rensselaer reading on Friday includes Valpo writer

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Rensselaer reading on Friday includes Valpo writer

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Autopsy: Chicago Heights boy drowned in Kankakee River

AROMA PARK |  Kankakee County Coroner Robert Gessner said Tuesday that preliminary autopsy results showed a Chicago Heights boy drowned in the Kankakee River.

September 02, 2014 7:45 pm
Aukiki River Festival brings past to life

Aukiki River Festival brings past to life

KOUTS | Expansion and new features characterized the 7th annual Aukiki River Festival on the banks of the Kankakee River Saturday.

August 23, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Guide for the novice Kankakee River hunter

Guide for the novice Kankakee River hunter

Major Samuel L. McFadin was a prolific writer about the Kankakee River. Much of the source material I have comes from his pen.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Historic bridge a symbol of troubled infrastructure waters

MARC CHASE: Historic bridge a symbol of troubled infrastructure waters

Lake County's Range Line Road bridge is a throwback in every sense of the word.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

Winfield farmer's field is high, but not dry

WINFIELD | A Winfield Township man wants Lake County officials to stop his farm from becoming a retention pond for nearby suburbs.

July 21, 2014 6:00 am
Thousands without power in wake of storms

Thousands without power in wake of storms

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.

July 01, 2014 7:10 pm Photos

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Throwback Thursday

June 26, 2014 12:00 am
No break in the clouds over controversial air show

No break in the clouds over controversial air show

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.

June 25, 2014 5:49 pm Photos

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U.S. Army Corps moving ahead with Hermit Lake sewer

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.

June 09, 2014 6:45 pm
Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

A portion of the original Kankakee River still exists in Schneider.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

The State Line Bridge runs through what used to be part of the Grand Kankakee Marsh.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am

Little Cal, Kankakee rivers hold their own

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.

April 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Flood warning issued along Kankakee River

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Shelby, affecting Lake and Newton counties.

April 03, 2014 2:15 pm

Ind. 49 bridge over Kankakee River to be closed

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.

April 01, 2014 5:36 pm
Proposed quarry yields concerns among south county farmers

Proposed quarry yields concerns among south county farmers

LOWELL | Some residents of this corner of one of Indiana's most urban counties think agriculture is still worth fighting for.

February 01, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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'Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee' traces marsh's history

'Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee' traces marsh's history

"Pioneer Hunters of the Kankakee" by J. Lorenzo Werich is considered by many as a must-read book about the Kankakee Marsh.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am
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