Kankakee Podcast

Kankakee Podcast


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Episode 41: Simon Topliss - United Kingdom to America
April 25, 2022

This is the first of a series I'd like to start doing on Kankakee Podcast where we talk with residents who were born in other countries but now call Kankakee County home. Simon Topliss was born in Har

Episode 40: Nell Clark - Kankakee County Museum
April 18, 2022

This month's episode with The Kankakee County Museum takes back in time to when Nell Clark ruled Kankakee's underworld. For about 50 years, from the 1890s to the 1940s, Nell ran a brothel in what is n

Episode 39: Jasmyne Humble - Communications Director of Kankakee County
April 11, 2022

Kankakee native, Jasmyne Humble, has played an intricate part in local government for a handful of years now. Humble worked for former City of Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong as the Marketing a

Episode 38: Rob West - Radio News Director
April 04, 2022

Rob West is one of the most trusted voices in Kankakee County when it comes to getting the most accurate and up-to-date local news. Rob is currently the News Director at Milner Media Partners in Bourb

Episode 37: Aaron & Tocarra Robinson - Still I Rise
March 28, 2022

Still I Rise is a dynamic and innovative leadership development non-profit that empowers youth and young adults to create a positive change in society. The Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce presente

Episode 36: Women’s History Month - Kankakee County Museum
March 21, 2022

It's that time of the month where we are joined by staff members of the Kankakee County Museum to talk about a particular subject in our county's history. We are lucky enough to have both Jorie Walter

Episode 35: Matt Yeager (Singer/Songwriter)
March 14, 2022

Hey there! It feels so great to be back in the saddle of releasing new episodes of Kankakee Podcast. After being off for two and a half months, it's time to get back to business. Thank you for patienc

Episode 34: 10 Most Listened to Episodes of 2021
December 30, 2021

Here's who made the cut for the 10 most listened to episodes of Kankakee Podcast in 2021! Did your favorite make the list? Listen to this episode to find out!    Special thank you to: Seth & Mary Burk

Episode 33: Travis Garcia - School Resource Officer
December 27, 2021

I'm pleased to welcome the very first police officer to be a guest on Kankakee Podcast, Travis Garcia. Originally from Indiana, Travis made his way here about ten years ago and started working for the

Jake LaMore Reads The Polar Express
December 21, 2021

I want to take this time to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for supporting Kankakee Podcast and LaMore Media L.L.C. in 2021. I’d like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happ