In 1919, Woodrow Wilson was President of the United States. Prohibition was just beginning. The Black Sox scandal occurred. The top speed for most cars was 40 miles per hour, and gas was 25 cents per gallon.  Read more

Finley Jensen (right) examines the contents of his Easter egg at Herscher Christian Church’s Easter event on Saturday.  Read more

Herscher Christian Church has experienced a few transitions in recent years. While Tyson Graber was senior pastor, Jacob Garrett began as an a… Read more

HHS varsity softball won three out of four games last week. They won one and lost one against Streator, and also beat Coal City and Sandwich. The Tigers’ overall record is 8-4. They will be facing some tough games throughout the rest of their season, so they will have to focus game by game.  Read more

Mattie Brown tangles with her opponent at Monday afternoon’s contest against McNamara. Herscher won with a score of 3-1. Read more

Ardis J. Peterson, 79, of Kankakee passed away at her home Apr…

David Michael Brown, age 59, of Commerce, GA went home to be w…

Douglas Papineau, 61, of Kankakee, passed away Tuesday, March …