Month: November 2022

Changes to cash bail statute surface before Thursday’s planned adjournment

 November 30, 2022

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Measure would need three-fifths support in both houses on session’s final day of 2022 By JERRY…

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Dwight Village Board Fails to Pass Prison Resolution

 November 30, 2022

The Dwight Village Board failed to pass the resolution in support of the acquisition of the former Dwight Correctional Center…

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Robert Louis Fisher

 November 30, 2022

Robert Fisher, 87, passed away peacefully with loving family at his bedside on November 18, 2022 in Sierra Vista, Arizona….

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Verla L. (Cook) Hill-Zimmerman

 November 30, 2022

Verla L. (Cook) Hill-Zimmerman, 98 years old, formerly of Pekin, Illinois died peacefully in her sleep November 19, 2022 at…

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Michael Paul Halpin

 November 30, 2022

Michael Paul Halpin, 41, of Buckingham passed away November 23, 2022. Mike was born in Kankakee on August 31, 1981,…

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Carol M. Gillette

 November 30, 2022

Carol M. Gillette, age 62, of Godley, Illinois and formerly of Silver Springs, Florida, died Sunday evening, Novem-ber 20, 2022…

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Joanne Jones Hogan

 November 30, 2022

Joanne Jones Hogan, age 97, of Kankakee and Buckingham, Illinois passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Miller Health Care…

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Charlotte Grieff Vercelli

 November 30, 2022

Mrs. Charlotte G. Vercelli passed away September 19, 2022 at the age of 84. She was born to Josephine and…

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Country Mansion has a New Owner

 November 28, 2022

by Brandon LaChance Since its creation in 1891, the building known as the Country Mansion at 101 W. South St….

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John Richard Spaulding

 November 23, 2022

John Richard Spaulding was born September 20, 1940 in Normal, Illinois. He was raised alongside his three siblings, Gene, Dolores…

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Daniel Lewandowski

 November 23, 2022

Daniel “Butch” Lewandowski, age 77, of Dwight passed away at his home in Dwight, Illinois on Wednesday, November 16, 2022….

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Mary Rose Buster

 November 23, 2022

Mary Rose Christesen Buster, 86, of Pontiac, Illinois passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 8:24 p.m. at Ascension Saint…

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Angels in Odell

 November 21, 2022

by Brandon LaChance Christmas is known as the “Most magical time of the year.” Unfortunately for some parents, they’re not…

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Your Friendly Fox

 November 21, 2022

Usually seen on the bank of a river, this young fox stopped at a local bank – the Dwight branch…

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Diesel supply tight, but it won’t run out

 November 17, 2022

By DANIEL GRANT FarmWeek The supply of diesel fuel has become uncomfortably tight this fall, drumming up concerns about future…

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Helping soldiers smile

 November 16, 2022

by Brandon LaChance When Major 0-4 Lindsay Leskanich sees a package with her name on it, a smile instantly settles…

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Anita Jean Galeaz

 November 16, 2022

Anita Jean Galeaz, age 66, of Campus, Illinois passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at 10:40 a.m. in her…

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Irene A. Fraher

 November 16, 2022

Irene A. Fraher, 97, of Pontiac passed away at 10:54 a.m., Thursday, November 10, 2022 at St. James John Albrecht…

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Lowell Edward Allen

 November 10, 2022

FAIRBURY – Lowell Edward Allen, 88, of Fairbury, Illinois passed away at 10:51 a.m., Saturday, October 29, 2022 at OSF…

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Delores M. Phillips

 November 10, 2022

Delores M. Phillips, age 88, of Nettle Creek Township, Morris, Illinois passed away peacefully Sunday, November 6, 2022 at her…

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James R. Donovan

 November 10, 2022

James R. Donovan, 88, of Dwight, Illinois, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee,…

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