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Standout athlete charged with domestic battery  Kankakee Daily Journal

KANKAKEE — Jason L. Bargy, a former member of the Momence High School football team, was arrested by Kankakee County Sheriff's police for domestic ...



GIRLS BASKETBALL: Central shuts out Momence in fourth to win defensive battle  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Comets used a late 6-0 run to best Momence 33-27 at home Thursday.



FEATURE: Momence's Jason Bargy looks ahead to senior season  Kankakee Daily Journal

Minnesota-commit Jason Bargy is ready to shine in his senior season at Momence.



Momence enters a new era of sport with shooting team  Kankakee Daily Journal

Momence schools have a new competitive shooting team.



BOYS BASKETBALL: Momence loses steam, ends season in regionals  Kankakee Daily Journal

Despite seizing the lead at halftime, Momence couldn't hold on and closed out its 2018-19 season.



VOLLEYBALL: Momence, Bishop McNamara win three-set regional matches  Kankakee Daily Journal

WILMINGTON — Monday kicked off the volleyball postseason, and the matches haven't disappointed. After taking a large loss in the first set of Monday's ...



SOCCER: Melgar's late goal pushes Momence to regional final  Kankakee Daily Journal

The rematch is officially set after Momence defeated Bishop McNamara on a last minute goal.



VOLLEYBALL: Keen helps move Momence past Dwight  Kankakee Daily Journal

Momence senior Mya Keen helped lead her team to victory Thursday over Dwight.



Jack Klasey: A palace for Momence  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Hay Palace was to serve as a tourist attraction.



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.



Momence Gladious Festival opens today  Kankakee Daily Journal

Come enjoy the 81st annual Momence Gladious Festival.



Tigers score three times in six minutes to blow past Momence  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE —After a scoreless opening 18 minutes to start the year, the Herscher Tigers exploded for 21 points in the final six minutes of the first half to run ...



St. Anne police chief joins BPD as patrolman  Kankakee Daily Journal

Before returning a call from the Daily Journal on Tuesday, St. Anne Police Chief Jason Franc asked for Bourbonnais Deputy Chief Dave Anderson's permission.



Mayor Steele provides new leadership at Momence  Kankakee Daily Journal

Momence is Kankakee County's "Old Border Town."



FOOTBALL: 10 quarterbacks to watch this season  Kankakee Daily Journal

These 10 gunslingers will have all eyes on them come Friday nights as they aim to take their teams to the playoffs.



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.



Marine Corps paves path for Momence superintendent  Kankakee Daily Journal

Shannon Anderson's journey to becoming superintendent of Momence Community Unit School District 1 ran through Iraq and Desert Storm.



Momence continues to make history in victory  Kankakee Daily Journal

CLIFTON — Over the course of the season, Momence has displayed a multitude of effective offensive styles that has translated into three 100-point games this ...



Momence mayor won't seek re-election  Kankakee Daily Journal

Citing new teaching responsibilities at Momence Junior High School, Mick Porter, Momence's two-term mayor, said he will not be seeking re-election this year.



Tobacco 21 takes off in Kankakee County  Kankakee Daily Journal

Not everyone is doing it. That the students of the Pledge for Life Partnership Youth Advisory Council want you to know. Not everyone is smoking, drinking or ...



Momence students giving back to their community  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE — For years, Jason Bargy thought about collecting and donating food for those in need. The Momence High School junior has had several friends ...



Former area teacher gets 18 months | Local News  Kankakee Daily Journal

KENTLAND, Ind. — A former Kankakee County teacher and high school coach was sentenced to 18 months in Indiana prison after he pleaded guilty to criminal ...



Former Momence assistant track coach arrested for the rape of a juvenile female in Lake Village  Newsbug.info

A Grant Park, IL man has been arrested for the sexual battery and rape of a teenager in Newton County early last year.



Blackhawks assist on Momence student's goal  Kankakee Daily Journal

Anders Lindgren grew up watching his father, Bjorn, play hockey. But when he laced his skates up for the first time at 9 years old, he fell in love with.



Woman Sexually Assaulted By Two Men In Momence Bar  CBS Local

(CBS) — A woman was sexually assaulted inside a bathroom at a bar in Momence over the weekend, police said. The 38-year-old victim was working as a ...



Annual juried exhibition welcomes aspiring artists  Kankakee Daily Journal

March marks the start of another high school art show at KCC.



Big second half downs Momence  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE -- In soccer, all it takes is one thing to go right or wrong to turn a game around.



Goldtrap ensnares Momence in shutout  Kankakee Daily Journal

CLIFTON — Central starter McKenna Goldtrap confounded Momence for seven strong innings en route to a five-hit shutout and a 7-0 Sangamon Valley ...



A singer, teacher and leader: Momence Mayor Porter has many talents  Kankakee Daily Journal

A plate of rib tips require your undivided attention, so when I first heard the sweet sounds of "Witchcraft'' playing in the background at the St. Teresa Parish ...



Super Bowl champ relays how farming, football fit together  Kankakee Daily Journal

Long before Ted Petersen won two Super Bowl rings with the Pittsburgh Steelers, he grew up around the farm, raised in rural Momence by his parents, the late ...



Momence native returns home to provide mentorship  Kankakee Daily Journal

A group of men made Calvin Works a leader at Grambling State University in Louisiana. They catered to the Momence native and assured he was focused.



Momence, Central advance  Kankakee Daily Journal

Matti Lanie willed Momence to stay alive at the Class 2A Watseka Regional on Monday by scoring nine points in the fourth quarter as her team charged to a ...



Raiders edge Momence in shootout  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE — Alex Habeeb and his upstart Momence squad continued to do what they've done all season by fighting Sangamon Valley Conference opponent ...



$50K bond in Momence rape case  Kankakee Daily Journal

The two men accused of raping a bartender toward the end of her shift at a bar in Momence were ordered on Friday to post 10 percent of $50000 to.



Manteno edges Momence  Kankakee Daily Journal

MANTENO -- Despite the final outcome, Monday night's win against Momence wasn't exactly what Manteno drew up before the game.



Trinity hits double-digit wins with road victory over Momence  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE — Trinity improved to 10-1 on the season by surviving a furious Momence rally and picking up a 37-34 road win on Tuesday.



Superintendent a tireless cheerleader for BBCHS  Kankakee Daily Journal

With an enrollment of 2076, Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School is the largest high school in Kankakee County.



Momence's Lanie sisters are tight duo on and off softball diamond  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE — It doesn't matter where Megan and Matti Lanie's life path takes them. No matter where the stops along the journey pop up, the two sisters face ...



GIRLS BASKETBALL: Watseka trio highlights All-SVC team  Kankakee Daily Journal

Watseka dominated its way through the Sangamon Valley Conference and landed three players atop the all-conference list.



Kankakee River conservation effort draws ire, fear  Kankakee Daily Journal

After the U.S. Fish and Wildlife *Service* proposed a 30000-acre Kankakee River national wildlife refuge in 1997, the Kankakee County Board voted 21-2 against ...



5 coaches, 5 teams and a legacy of HS football  Kankakee Daily Journal

It's throwback Thursday every Friday night for Herscher head coach Dan Wetzel. He remembers playing football for the Tigers like it was only a few weeks ago.



Derby ends with a flurry of big catches  Kankakee Daily Journal

The 34th annual Kankakee River Fishing Derby was a tale of reeling in massive walleye and several prized fish, as well as a Big Board battle between ...



Major Leaguer and Momence grad write children's book  Kankakee Daily Journal

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Steve Trout has teamed up with Momence High School graduate Marlene Matthias on a new children's book, ...



At a Glance: April 19, 2018  Kankakee Daily Journal

Audubon outings. The Kankakee Valley Audubon Society visits Perry Farm at Bradley at 8:30 a.m. Saturday for its second outing of the spring. Meet at the ...



Does golf face green or gray future?  Kankakee Daily Journal

South Shore Golf Course is changing hands and a lifelong Momence man is set to purchase the 18-hole course near the banks of the Kankakee River.



Siblings crowned Glad Fest Queen, Princess  Kankakee Daily Journal

Sisters Destiny Pious and Brooklin Jackson were crowned the 2016 Gladiolus Queen and Princess on Wednesday at Momence High School.



Did football kill Ted Petersen's teammate?  Kankakee Daily Journal

If Mike Webster, a Hall of Fame center for the legendary Pittsburgh Steelers, made any mistakes during his hard-hitting career, it was playing 17 years in NFL.



T. Murph coming to a TV screen near you  Kankakee Daily Journal

Kankakee native and comedian T. Murph has a lot on his plate.



Athletic director to become Je-Neir principal  Kankakee Daily Journal

Je-Neir Elementary School will have a new principal next year after the Momence school district did not renew current principal Justine Wills' administrative ...



KCC hosting 28th annual High School Juried Art Exhibition  Kankakee Daily Journal

Not many high school art students can host their own personal art exhibit, but more than 200 area students are getting a chance to showcase their wares at the ...



'Coach Mike' pitches a new game  Kankakee Daily Journal

Many know Mike Downey as the sheriff of Kankakee County. But for the past six weeks, a bunch of kids from Pembroke Township have known him as “Coach ...



80th annual Glad Fest on tap Wednesday  Kankakee Daily Journal

One of the area's most enduring summer traditions, the 80th annual Momence Gladiolus Festival makes its return Wednesday at 7 p.m., when the princess and ...



Remodeled Burger King lax on security?  Kankakee Daily Journal

Recent remodeling of the Burger King in Momence can't quite wash the stain of the unsolved double murder that occurred there on Jan. 13, 2007.



Aspiring doctor creates downtown clinic  Kankakee Daily Journal

Marcos Barajas wants to be a doctor. He's already completed his undergrad premed and biology degree at Governors State University. Next up for the 2009 ...



Kindred: Reasnover grows into 'complete package' at Eureka  Bloomington Pantagraph

Le'Anthony Reasnover came highly recommended to Kurt Barth. Barth's close friend and fellow Eureka College alum, Matt Fox, coached Reasnover at ...



Auto shop, restaurant gain new life at familiar locations  Kankakee Daily Journal

The longtime location of the recently closed Goodknecht Motors, 300 E. Broadway St., Bradley, will soon be the new home for an auto detailing business, ...



Throwback Thursday: Estus Hood, ISU defensive back | Prairie State Pigskin  ChicagoNow

If you attend an Illinois State football game, don't look for someone wearing No. 8 on the field. It has long since been retired to mark the excellence of former ...



Tradition helps Glad Fest thrive  Kankakee Daily Journal

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average life expectancy for Americans is 78.8 years of age.



Softball: Redskins need just one run to grab win over Comets  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE — In the bottom of Tuesday night's third inning, two familiar faces once again came through in the clutch for Momence's softball program.



Petersen to speak at FB annual meeting  Kankakee Daily Journal

Two-time NFL Super Bowl champion Ted Petersen, of Momence, will be the guest speaker at the 104th annual meeting of the Kankakee County Farm Bureau on ...



Morning Star pastor calls upon the community  Kankakee Daily Journal

Listening leaders are able to put themselves "in someone else's skin." That was the message Monday at services for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Morning ...



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, ...



T. Murph lands national audition spot  Kankakee Daily Journal

The comedy career for Chicago-based comedian T. Murph, a Kankakee native, keeps trending upward.



Kankakee native hosting comedy show in Chicago, abroad  Kankakee Daily Journal

More than two years ago, comedian T-Murph, a Kankakee native, was working a day job while trying to further his career in entertainment.



Jessica's body finally found; Family, friends begin hard road to closure  Kankakee Daily Journal

More than one month after Jessica Hinojosa's red Camaro was pulled from the Kankakee River, fire officials on Friday morning recovered her body, bringing an ...



Braves host annual tryouts at KCC  Kankakee Daily Journal

"Hustle! Hustle! Hustle! There's no walking in baseball." Atlanta Braves amateur scout Stu Cann was shouting as about 80 baseball players rotated drills during ...



2nd 'Pull in the Park' set for Sunday in Chebanse  Kankakee Daily Journal

The American Legion Park in Chebanse will offer a rare mix of nostalgia and competition Sunday. The second annual Pull In The Park is a "barnyard class" ...



Milt Pappas, legendary Cubs pitcher, dead at 76  Kankakee Daily Journal

Milt Pappas, a onetime Cubs pitcher and a longtime Beecher resident, was found dead at his home on Tuesday. He was 76.



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