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Excellence in Education: 'The GP Way' fosters fun along with learning  Kankakee Daily Journal

Grant Park Middle School science teacher John Froehner recently taught a biology lesson while wearing a grass skirt and Hawaiian shirt.

Benefit for ailing Grant Park man set for Friday  Kankakee Daily Journal

Support Austin Delaney with a fundraiser at the Majestic.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Daniel Palan's steal-and-score sends Grant Park to regional championship  Kankakee Daily Journal

Daniel Palan stole Tri-Point's in-bounds pass with three seconds left and finished with a buzzer-beating layup to give Grant Park a 59-57 win.

Grant Park has become an academic powerhouse  Kankakee Daily Journal

GRANT PARK — When you mention Grant Park outside of Kankakee County, some might think of the park in Chicago that features Buckingham Fountain and ...

Before they Graduate | Local News  Kankakee Daily Journal

Three years ago, Grant Park High School held its first Academic Signing Day to honor all of its graduating seniors. It continued the tradition last Friday.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Grant Park switches its style, tops Beecher on road  Kankakee Daily Journal

David Palan led the Dragons with 15 points in their 49-42 win at Beecher Tuesday.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Grant Park exacts revenge against Momence  Kankakee Daily Journal

Three Dragons scored in double figures to lead the Dragons to a huge non-conference win over Momence.

BOYS BASKETBALL: St. Anne recovers from 17-point deficit to win at Grant Park  Kankakee Daily Journal

If Tuesday's River Valley Conference contest between St. Anne and Grant Park was a 12-round prize fight, the Cardinals would have been given several ...

BASEBALL: Beecher practices patience, persistence in win over Grant Park  Kankakee Daily Journal

In a game that saw 12 walks, three hit batters and five errors, Beecher got the best of Grant Park.

SOCCER: Grant Park advances to regional final  Kankakee Daily Journal

Grant Park earned the right to battle for a Class 1A Regional championship.

Maxwell named new Grant Park principal  Kankakee Daily Journal

Matt Maxwell quickly climbed the ladder during his 10 years at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School. Now, he will lead Grant Park High School and ...

SOCCER: Grant Park remains undefeated with win over Iroquois West  Kankakee Daily Journal

Logan Weissgerber scored twice as Grant Park notched a non-conference victory over Iroquois West.

5 area districts ranked among state's top 100  Kankakee Daily Journal

Five local school districts, all in rural areas, recently rated among the top 100 in Niche's 2017 Best School Districts in Illinois.

VOLLEYBALL: Pair of late rallies push Dragons past Kays  Kankakee Daily Journal

After two back-and-forth sets Tuesday, Grant Park found itself on the right side of the scoreboard.

55th Anniversary: Dale and Sharon Heidemann  Kankakee Daily Journal

Dale and Sharon (Baker) Heidemann, of Grant Park, will celebrate their 55th anniversary with a family gathering in Chicago. They were married on April 28, ...

Grant Park High School performing 'Big Fish' musical  Kankakee Daily Journal

Grant Park High School is a small fish in a big pond, but its drama club will be performing the musical "Big Fish" this weekend at the Hamann Center.

Grant Park fires shutout over Beecher  Kankakee Daily Journal

MANTENO — Paying tribute to legendary band Earth, Wind and Fire, Grant Park definitely will remember the 21st night of September.

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 ...

VOLLEYBALL: Dragons burn Timberwolves for victory  Kankakee Daily Journal

On Wednesday, Grant Park lost in three sets. 24 hours later, it wins in three sets.

Scholar-athletes to be unveiled this weekend  Kankakee Daily Journal

The newspaper will announce its 34th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards in the upcoming Weekend Edition.

Heidemann retires after 17 years as Grant Park's AD  Kankakee Daily Journal

GRANT PARK - For Sharon Heidemann, who's been a staple of Grant Park High School for so long, deciding when to retire wasn't easy. Heidemann has been a ...

Controversial rail line seeks federal approval  Kankakee Daily Journal

Great Lakes Basin Transportation — which is proposing a controversial rail line that would run through farmland across northern Kankakee County — filed its ...

LTHS Ranked Among States Best For 2018: US News  Homer Glen, IL Patch

Lockport Ranked Among Illinois' Best High Schools - Homer Glen-Lockport, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the ...

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 ...

Trevarthan, Koran go deep in Devils' win over Grant Park  Kankakee Daily Journal

GRANT PARK - Matt Trevarthan has his home run trot down to an art.

Wedding: Johnson-Mussman  Kankakee Daily Journal

Dr. Lisa Johnson and Dr. Chris Mussman were married January 17, 2015. The wedding was held at the Century Memorial Chapel in Naperville. The reception ...

SOCCER: Momence wins Raider Invite, beats Iroquois West  Kankakee Daily Journal

For the second time this season, Momence bested Iroquois West by one goal.

Beecher and Grant Park a good tag-team combination

GRANT PARK | There have been some great wrestling tag teams through the years.

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 ...

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, ...

Central's Williams gets 200th career win | Iroquois County's Times-Republic

Williams gets 200th career win. Central High School's wrestling coach recorded his 200th career win Tuesday at Wilmington when the Comets defeated ...

With Meijer coming, Mancino's to stay  Kankakee Daily Journal

Once committed to closing its Bradley store, the owner of Mancino's Pizza & Grinders restaurant at 1240 N. Kinzie Ave., instead decided to reinvest. Jeff and ...

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