Kankakee Community College

Type: Organization
Name: Kankakee Community College
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Governor Quinn Announces $5 Million Capital Investment in Kankakee Community College

KANKAKEE – Governor Pat Quinn today announced a $5 million state investment to build the Advanced Technology Education Center, a 21,000 square-foot addition at Kankakee Community College (KCC) that will enhance learning opportunities in green energy and ... [Published Illinois.gov - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Recycling and Economic Development Video Lecture – Neil Seldman

ILSR President, , prepared a lecture/video on Recycling and Economic development in the USA in July 2014.  The video presentation will become part of the guest lectures for an online course, Sustainable Resource Management in Community, Business and Culture ... [Published Institute for Local Self-Reliance - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

EXCHANGE: Gardeners revive past with heirlooms

KANKAKEE, Ill. — A few years ago, you might have found Jim Paul dressed in historic costume, portraying Martin Luther, Napoleon, Karl Marx or Friedrich Nietzsche in his Kankakee Community College western civilization or philosophy classes.These days, ... [Published Belleville News Democrat - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Kankakee River reopens just in time for Fourth

The state announced this morning that it was re-opening the Kankakee River. The ban on watercrafts was lifted at 8 a.m.Wet weather, high water and the state-ordered closing of the river to boating has greatly limited participation in the 31st annual Kankakee ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Is the future of food production doomed?

Glowing green ice cubes bobbed around in glasses of water, craft beer and soda at the June meeting of Green Drinks, a gathering of environmentally minded people sponsored by the Council for Community Sustainability at Kankakee Community College.A handful ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Where we succeeded — and failed

Condensing 26 years of editorialsFailures• Gambling . We've editorialized against the expansion of gambling many times, only to see Illinois continue to push more and more gambling. More games. Faster games. More slots. Bigger jackpots. Gambling has certainly ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Curing 'range anxiety'

Illinois' network of community colleges performed a 450-mile experiment last week. The organizers were fairly confident of the results they'd find, but by driving electric cars from the southern tip of the state to Chicago proved a point to the motoring ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Murder victim a devoted volunteer with aspirations

Sarah Washington, 25, of Kankakee, won't get to participate in a benefit for cancer survivors in Chicago this weekend. The aspiring model and nurse has instead become the third murder victim in the city this year, the fifth in the county.Washington was ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands waiting for medical treatment

The scene that played out on an African dock is not something Natalie Bullock could have prepared for — even with her years of experience as a nurse in Kankakee hospitals.The 32-year-old Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School and Kankakee Community ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Michelle Garrett

Visitation for Michelle E. Garrett, 39, of Bradley, will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home, Bourbonnais, and from 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Central Christian Church, Bourbonnais, until the 11 a.m. funeral service. The Rev. ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

This KCC professor ticked off Glenn Beck

Stephanie Baran, an adjunct professor at Kankakee Community College, is definitely not averse to controversy. She probably wouldn't have chosen that shade of purple hair dye if she wasn't up for some friendly debate.She never imagined, though, that a ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Gardeners return our past with heirlooms

A few years ago, you might have found Jim Paul dressed in historic costume, portraying Martin Luther, Napoleon, Karl Marx or Friedrich Nietzsche in his Kankakee Community College western civilization or philosophy classes.These days, you occasionally ... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 14 2014]

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"It's not just a garden anymore," Paul said. "It's more properly an arboretum, with flowers, shrubs and trees, many with signs for the people who donated them."
"Usually we have probably 100 canoes for two days for the last weekend in June and this weekend probably more like 115, ranging 60 to 66 dollars per canoe" he said
"These cars have instant torque, just like a power drill," he said. "It has incredible acceleration, power to pass, and it has a top speed of 90 mph."
"She had great potential in the business," she added. "She could have been in New York or Paris doing what she did locally."

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Governor Quinn Announces $5 Million Capital Inv... [Published Illinois.gov - Jul 08 2014]
Recycling and Economic Development Video Lectur... [Published Institute for Local Self-Reliance - Jul 07 2014]
EXCHANGE: Gardeners revive past with heirlooms [Published Belleville News Democrat - Jul 06 2014]
EXCHANGE: Gardeners revive past with heirlooms [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 06 2014]
Engagement: Boudreau-Quigley [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jul 03 2014]
Where to Watch Fireworks in Chicago, Suburbs [Published NBC Chicago - Jul 02 2014]
Kankakee River reopens just in time for Fourth [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jul 02 2014]
Is the future of food production doomed? [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jul 01 2014]
Editorial: Where we succeeded — and failed [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 28 2014]
Curing 'range anxiety' [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 28 2014]
Community Calendar: June 28, 2014 [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 28 2014]
Murder victim a devoted volunteer with aspirations [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 28 2014]
Kankakee: Bade honored for symphony contributions [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 27 2014]
Thousands waiting for medical treatment [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 27 2014]
June 25: Electric vehicle to stop at CLC during... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 23 2014]
Michelle Garrett [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 21 2014]
This KCC professor ticked off Glenn Beck [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 19 2014]
Gardeners return our past with heirlooms [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 14 2014]
After 20 years, a couple earns their GED [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 13 2014]
Editorial: It ought to be expected that a degre... [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 12 2014]
Briefcase for June 7, 2014 [Published Kankakee Daily Journal - Jun 08 2014]
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