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Herscher's Got Talent/Swing & Sing | News  Herscher Pilot

This year's entertainment begins at 6:30 pm on Friday evening when the annual Herscher's Got Talent show takes the stage in the Herscher High School ...

2019 Graduation Date Set | News  Herscher Pilot

At Monday evening's Herscher CUSD2 Board meeting, it was announced that the total 6th day student attendance for the district was 1634, which is down 29 ...

Meet the New Teachers in Herscher CUSD2 | News  Herscher Pilot

The 2018-2019 school years brings many new faces to the Herscher School District. Several of the teachers are introduced to you here.

Tiger Baseball's Slow Start | Sports  Herscher Pilot

The Herscher High School varsity baseball team is off to a slow start this year.

Get ready for the Herscher Labor Day Celebration  Kankakee Daily Journal

It's nearly time again for the big Labor Day weekend celebration in Herscher. The 98th Herscher Labor Day Celebration will take place Saturday through ...

Former Herscher Graduates Face Off | News  Herscher Pilot

Two former graduates of Herscher High School, Troy Paraday, a 1980 graduate and a former Herscher High school agriculture teacher, and Adam Andrzjewski, ...

FOOTBALL: Herscher's ride ends in semifinals  Kankakee Daily Journal

Herscher fell in the Class 3A semifinal, but did manage to get one Tiger into the school history books.

Bonfield 4th Events Canceled for 2019 | News  Herscher Pilot

There will be no parade, fireworks, or other activities in Bonfield on the Fourth of July, 2019 due to a lack of volunteers.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Watseka tops Herscher in overtime; Reed-Custer falls to PBL  Kankakee Daily Journal

Watseka held off Herscher in overtime before Paxton-Buckley-Loda topped Reed-Custer by two points in a night of competitive regional basketball in the IHSA ...

Veterans Day at Herscher Intermediate School | News  Herscher Pilot

One definition of education describes it as “an enlightening experience.” Students at Herscher Intermediate School were enlightened by their experience on ...

Memorial Day weekend in Kankakee County West | News  Herscher Pilot

Grand Prairie Memorial *Service*. The Grand Prairie Cemetery Association memorial *service* will be Sunday, May 26, at 7 pm and will be held at the Grand Prairie ...

Mau | Obituaries  Herscher Pilot

Donald Mau (age 90), a lifelong resident of the Bonfield area died on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Miller Health Care Center in Kankakee.

GIRLS SOCCER: Meyer has a field day in Herscher's win over Manteno  Kankakee Daily Journal

Freshman Ally Meyer had a goal and two assists in the Tigers' 3-0 victory.

Herscher's Eric Regez named Men's Sports Citizen of the Year  Kankakee Daily Journal

One doesn't have much trouble determining which classroom at Herscher High School belongs to social studies teacher and baseball coach Eric Regez.

Area Holy Week Church Services | News  Herscher Pilot

Holy Week. Observances. Bonfield Grand Prairie Parish. Bonfield First United Methodist. Maundy Thursday: Healing *Service*, Holy Communion, & Message, ...

GIRLS SOCCER: Herscher's Brown nets a pair of goals, Tigers down Irish  Kankakee Daily Journal

HERSCHER — Going into Monday's game, Herscher and Bishop McNamara were in completely different circumstances. The Tigers were *fresh* off playing three ...

Herscher Freshmen Wrestle at State | Sports  Herscher Pilot

Herscher High School Freshmen, Austin Grise and Jaxson Roberts, qualified for the 2019 IHSA Wrestling Individual State Finals that took place on Feb. 14, 15 ...

BASEBALL: Irish bats stay hot while Goodman blanks Herscher  Kankakee Daily Journal

Bishop McNamara used a seven-run second inning to defeat rival Herscher 11-0 in five innings.

Tigers Take on State | Sports  Herscher Pilot

The Herscher High School cross country team took a trip to the IHSA state meet this past weekend, which was held in Peoria; the girls' team finished 10th and ...

2019 Valedictorians | News  Herscher Pilot

Marco Contreras. Marco Contreras, of Kankakee, son of Frank and Michelle Contreras, will major in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University.

VOLLEYBALL: Chavers' six aces guides Herscher past Central  Kankakee Daily Journal

CLIFTON — Coming off of a three-match day in Saturday's Pontiac Invitational, Herscher got all it could handle early on from rival Central on Monday night.

Herscher Youth Cheer League Competes | Sports  Herscher Pilot

The Herscher Youth Cheer League competed on October 14, 2018 in Sandwich. The youth cheerleaders making up the Herscher league brought home 2 - 1st ...

SOFTBALL: Beecher scores last three runs for comeback win at Herscher  Kankakee Daily Journal

Beecher is still among the top three teams inside of Class 2A. The Bobcats were tested, and narrowly survived Herscher's upset bid.

SOCCER: Herscher blanks JCA, moves to Sectional Final  Kankakee Daily Journal

If you look up the word 'consistency' in the dictionary, a big picture of Herscher soccer is next to it.

Herscher High School grad Janssen knows hurricanes  Kankakee Daily Journal

In his first broadcast with WGNO in New Orleans, television weather forecaster Mike Janssen was on air for 14 hours straight, updating the area as Hurricane ...

FFA Plant Sale on Friday and Saturday | News  Herscher Pilot

For the past few months, the Herscher FFA members have been hard at work planting and taking care of plants for their annual plant sale. This experience has ...

HHS Seniors Honored at Awards Night | News  Herscher Pilot

Several members of the Herscher High School Class of 2019 were honored recently. The awards were presented during ceremonies held May 8 in the Legion ...

GIRLS SOCCER: Manteno and Herscher join to 'Paws for a Cause' before game  Kankakee Daily Journal

HERSCHER — Manteno and Herscher's soccer programs might be rivals on the pitch, but off of it, they showed the true meaning of community before Tuesday's ...

Herscher school district is dealing with 25 percent loss since 2001  Kankakee Daily Journal

Where have all the children gone? While school districts across Illinois and even the nation, are asking the very same question, Herscher is grappling with a ...

FEATURE: Herscher's Tyler Stuart is one of a kind  Kankakee Daily Journal

In the days of high school and youth sport specialization, few student-athletes participate in, let alone dominate in, as many sports as Herscher's Tyler Stuart.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Reed-Custer steals victory over Herscher  Kankakee Daily Journal

A late run led by Gage Stamm helped Reed-Custer seal victory over Herscher.

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 ...

Scouting Interstate Eight Small football  Chicago Daily Herald

By David Oberhelman. Interstate Eight Conference Small Division. Teams: Herscher, Lisle, Peotone, Reed-Custer, Wilmington.

CROSS COUNTRY: Central boys, Herscher girls win All-Area  Kankakee Daily Journal

Central boys and Herscher girls claimed victory in the All-Area cross country.

CROSS COUNTRY: Herscher girls, Central boys take Irish Conditioner  Kankakee Daily Journal

Herscher repeated as Irish Conditioner champions while Central edged out BBCHS for the crown.

Jury finds Larson guilty in fatal DUI crash  Kankakee Daily Journal

KANKAKEE — Carmella S. Larson was convicted of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol Friday for a May 2016 crash in which 15-year-old ...

Jury gets to see vehicles involved in fatal crash  Kankakee Daily Journal

KANKAKEE — In an unprecedented move, jurors got to actually study the vehicles involved in a fatal DUI crash that took the life of 15-year-old Kameron Allison ...

Chicago TV debut puts Herscher grad on cloud nine  Kankakee Daily Journal

Kalee Dionne is going to realize one of her lifelong ambitions. The 2003 Herscher High School graduate made her on air Chicago television debut as part of the ...

Blood alcohol content results debated in fatal DUI case  Kankakee Daily Journal

KANKAKEE — An Illinois State Police forensic expert testified on Thursday about the kit she received containing the blood and urine samples taken from ...

Regez notches 700th win as Herscher holds on late  Kankakee Daily Journal

Herscher no hit Reed-Custer through five innings and still almost lost. But the Tigers hung on to make history.

Support can strengthen mental health of teens  Kankakee Daily Journal

Pledge for Life hosted a summit for mental health on Thursday.

Urban Barbershop opens at Majestic  Kankakee Daily Journal

There has been a change in ownership at the barbershop in the Burfield & Remington building (Majestic Center), 150 N. Schuyler Ave., in downtown Kankakee.

From infertility treatments to adoption — an emotional story  Kankakee Daily Journal

Read Kalee's and Jonathan's journey to parenthood.

Baseball: Timothy Christian loses pitchers' duel to Herscher  Chicago Daily Herald

Baseball: Tyler Jarnagin's RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Herscher a 1-0 walkoff victory over Timothy Christian in Monday's Class 2A ...

Her heart is firmly planted in Herscher  Kankakee Daily Journal

Carol Desch thought a mistake had been made when she learned of her choice as the grand marshal of the 2017 Herscher Grand Labor Day Parade, which will ...

Late run by Pontiac ends Herscher’s season  Kankakee Daily Journal

HERSCHER — Herscher was either in the lead or tied in 25 of the 32 minutes of game time.

Former Herscher Coach Convicted of Sexual Abuse at Yorkville Motel Released from Jail  WspyNews

The former Herscher High School wrestling coach who was convicted for sexually abusing female statisticians during a 2015 Plano wrestling tournament has ...

Former Herscher Coach Gets 180-Day Jail Sentence for Sexually Abusing Students at a Yorkville Motel  WspyNews

Former Herscher High School wrestling coach David Murphy, who sexually abused students during an overnight trip to a Plano wrestling tournament in ...

Fatal DUI crash trial starts today  Kankakee Daily Journal

The fatal DUI trial of Carmella S. Larson, of St. Anne, was set to get underway today in Kankakee County Court.

Accident survivor recalls seeing headlights of other car before crash  Kankakee Daily Journal

KANKAKEE — Kyuss Allison recalled the final moments leading up to a two-car crash that claimed the life of his younger brother Kameron on May 15, 2016.

Herscher greenhouse project still in planning stage  Kankakee Daily Journal

It's almost a month into the school year, and the Herscher School District community is wondering when the high school's greenhouse will be ready. The district ...

Two-car wreck claims life of Herscher student  Kankakee Daily Journal

Police said alcohol was a factor in a two-car accident that claimed the life of a Herscher High School student on Sunday night.

Teen's death has Herscher at a loss for words  Kankakee Daily Journal

A week ago, Kameron Allison was wrapping up his season on the Herscher High School freshmen baseball team.

New Herscher High School principal is not too young  Kankakee Daily Journal

In the opening lyrics of his 1975 song titled "Young Americans,'' David Bowie posed this question:

Herscher's baseball program continues legacy of consistency  Kankakee Daily Journal

Consistent. Merriam-Webster's definition of that word reads as follows: "marked by harmony, regularity, or steady continuity: free from variation or contradiction.".

Kloe's Korner | Opinion  Herscher Pilot

On Thanksgiving, many families gather at one family member's house. Everyone brings a dish to share, and eventually they sit down and enjoy the meal.

SAGEBRUSH:Only echoes from the past are heard this week  Herscher Pilot

Herscher High School's gymnasium has attracted many a thrill into this small town since it opened in December, 1968. But this week and next, only echoes from ...

About Us | Site  Herscher Pilot

The Herscher Pilot was established by Herscher Publishing Co. in July of 1976 as America was celebrating its Bicentennial.From July 1, 1979 to April 12, 2016 ...

60th Anniversary: Robert and Thelma Webber  Kankakee Daily Journal

Robert and Thelma Webber, of Herscher, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering at the Hilton Garden Inn hosted by their ...

Herscher keeps Post-ing wins on the softball diamond  Kankakee Daily Journal

HERSCHER - After Tuesday night's 4-3 win over Beecher, Kelsey Post's shoulders felt much lighter. Post, Herscher High School's star pitcher, lasted 6 2/3 ...

Woman arrested in fatal DUI that killed Herscher student  Kankakee Daily Journal

The woman charged with a fatal DUI crash that killed a Herscher High School student last month was arrested by Illinois State Police on Friday and charged with ...

Behind Herscher's fatal crash reenactment  Kankakee Daily Journal

Students from Herscher High School held back tears as they watched emergency personnel extract their classmates from the wrecked car. It had started out as ...

Herscher High School Coach Charged with Criminal Sexual Abuse Following Incident in Yorkville  WspyNews

The Herscher High School wrestling coach who allegedly assaulted six students at a Yorkville motel on December 11th has been charged with Criminal Sexual ...

Promenading for the prom… | News  Herscher Pilot

Serving on the court for Herscher High School Prom on May 10 were, from left, queen candidates, Taylre Devine, Michaela Daly, Catherine Walsh, Courtney ...

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.

High school football: Herscher faces daunting challenge with Phillips  Kankakee Daily Journal

The role of underdog is something the Herscher football team has not been subjected to this season.

Former Herscher teacher/coach faces multiple felony charges  Herscher Pilot

Multiple charges ranging from aggravated battery to criminal sexual abuse to aggravated criminal sexual abuse have been brought against now former Herscher ...

Herscher team insists on keeping season alive  Kankakee Daily Journal

They might be the most successful, winless team in local high school sports.

Rob Mau, Herscher's newspaperman, dies at 62  Kankakee Daily Journal

Rob Mau, who was a one-man newsroom for the weekly newspaper he owned, the Herscher Pilot, died on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack. He was 62.

Bingo! Cow pie fundraiser nets $10,000  Kankakee Daily Journal

Country music began to play as students, parents and coaches migrated from the football scrimmage at Herscher High School's Seabach Stadium to the open ...

To fight cancer, coaches become cheerleaders  Kankakee Daily Journal

Last fall, a handful of Herscher youth football coaches turned heads by wearing cheerleading skirts to honor their end of a fundraising challenge to fight cancer.

Herscher High School Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse in Yorkville May Not Go to Trial  WspyNews

There may not be a trial in the case of former Herscher High School teacher and coach David Murphy, who is charged with nine felony counts of Aggravated ...

Janssen climbs to WGN's weekend evening news weather forecast  Kankakee Daily Journal

Herscher High School graduate Mike Janssen is the new weather forecaster for WGN Weekend Evening News.

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.

Herscher tops Reed-Custer, wins ninth straight regional title  Kankakee Daily Journal

With a win over Reed-Custer Saturday afternoon, Herscher claimed its ninth straight regional title.

A shared passion among father and son  Kankakee Daily Journal

Adam Andrzejewski has a deep interest in the inner workings of government, and he knows exactly how the roots for this passion were planted.

Wrestling Coach Appears in Court in Yorkville Thursday on Charges of Felony Criminal Sexual Abuse  WspyNews

The Herscher High School wrestling coach who allegedly assaulted six students at a Yorkville Hotel on December 11th will appear in Kendall County Court this ...

Herscher grad pays her dues, breaks into Chicago media market  Kankakee Daily Journal

Kalee Dionne, a 2003 Herscher high School grad, is moving to WMAQ-Channel 5 in Chicago in September, after years of working in smaller markets as a ...

Principal with a Purple Heart  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

First things first: What's the story behind you receiving the Bronze Star?In 2007, I was principal at Herscher High School when I was called to Baghdad for a year ...

Herscher DUI crash victim helps bring MADD to Kankakee  Kankakee Daily Journal

Three years ago, Zach Jones was the victim as he was struck head-on by a drunk driver.

Kindergarten cop? Bertrand promoted to sergeant  Kankakee Daily Journal

BOURBONNAIS — When he was 14 years old, Joe Bertrand would mow 20 acres of lawn on his family farm and head down Warner Bridge Road to baby-sit his ...

Five interesting facts about the national anthem  Kankakee Daily Journal

It's more than 200 years old. Francis Scott Key penned the words of “The Star-Spangled Banner” during the Battle of Fort McHenry in Baltimore on Sept. 14, 1814 ...

This Friday, Herscher defends 26-year bragging rights  Kankakee Daily Journal

For the first time since 1988, Herscher and Bishop McNamara will meet up on the football field, this time in an IHSA Class 4A playoff game 7 p.m. Friday in.

Ring in the new year with Herscher's own  Kankakee Daily Journal

Ringing in the new year is a time-honored tradition for some, whether you attend a New Year's Eve party or watch a countdown show on TV.

Dwight's Edwards spins gem to shut down Herscher  Kankakee Daily Journal

HERSCHER — Dwight got right to work on the road in Herscher on Wednesday. The Trojans touched up Tigers starting pitcher Sam Guance for five runs in the ...

Kankakee Area Career Center students excel at SkillsUSA  Kankakee Daily Journal

KACC students recently participated in the SkillsUSA State Competition in Springfield.

Manteno ousts Peotone; Herscher eases by Illiana Christian  Kankakee Daily Journal

GILMAN — Manteno, having already lost twice to rival Peotone this season, knew what it was up against Wednesday night and responded with a 2-1 victory at ...

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.

Kankakee Junior High evacuated | Local News  Kankakee Daily Journal

KANKAKEE — Kankakee Junior High School was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a fire alarm was pulled.

Daily Journal collects 10 state advertising awards | Local News  Kankakee Daily Journal

The staff of the Daily Journal won four first-place honors and was recognized 10 times overall in the Illinois Press Association Advertising Awards.

American Pickers Coming to Illinois | News  Herscher Pilot

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Illinois! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area from ...

Jingle Bell raises an estimated $25,000  Kankakee Daily Journal

It had been a cold and wet weekend, but Sunday morning the rain ended and the temperature rose to an unseasonably warm 44 degrees for the annual Jingle ...

Herscher mourns 15-year-old killed in crash  Kankakee Daily Journal

Dozens of balloons ascended from the Herscher High School junior varsity baseball field, where about 250 people gathered Thursday to remember freshman ...

Marines Want to Discharge Herscher Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse in Yorkville  WspyNews

The former Herscher High School wrestling coach who allegedly provided liquor and then allegedly sexually assaulted six students at a Yorkville motel on ...

Young guns show speed at Irish Conditioner  Kankakee Daily Journal

If Wednesday's Irish Conditioner said anything about the state of cross-country in the Kankakee area, it's that there's a lot of young talent that could burst onto the ...

Manteno falls to Illiana Christian in sectional semifinal  Kankakee Daily Journal

Manteno saw its season end at the hands of Illiana Christian Wednesday night in a Class 2A sectional semifinal.

Boys golf: Scaletta, Barrington capture regional crowns  Chicago Daily Herald

Led by a medalist round of 71 from Dominic Scaletta, Barrington's boys golf team won its own regional championship Tuesday at Makray Memorial.

CSL communications chief Powell KCC Alumnus of Year  Kankakee Daily Journal

Maureen Powell, the head of communications at CSL Behring, has been named the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year at Kankakee Community College.

Stuart, Tigers top Murawski, Comets  Kankakee Daily Journal

HERSCHER - No one has doubted Tyler Stuart's stuff.

Watseka wins Timberwolf Tip-Off title over Herscher  Kankakee Daily Journal

CISSNA PARK — The Timberwolf Tip-Off crowned its champion Monday night: the Watseka Warriors.

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