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The Daily Journal

General Information

  • The Daily Journal is published Monday through Friday afternoons and Saturday morning. The weekday circulation is 22,000. The Saturday circulation is 28,000. The Daily Journal provides coverage of Kankakee, Will, Iroquois, Ford, Livingston and Grundy counties in Illinois.
  • The Journal has won numerous awards for printing quality, advertising and editorial coverage.
  • The Daily Journal has bureaus in the state capital in Springfield; Watseka; and Bourbonnais; in addition to the Kankakee office.

The Daily Journal is located in Kankakee, Illinois and also has offices in Bourbonnais and Peotone, Illinois.

Kankakee Office:
8 Dearborn Square
Kankakee, Illinois 60901

Bourbonnais Office:
1180 North Convent
Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914

Manteno Office:
47 West Second
Manteno, Illinois 60950

Watseka Office:
100 South Fourth Street
Watseka, Illinois 60970

Other Publications In addition to offering our readers the most current local news six days a week in print, we are also available on-line at: An exact replica of the newspaper can be found on


• The Daily Journal was one of the earliest printing sites for USA Today and prints both USA Today and Sports Weekly. The quality of reproduction on The Journal presses has won top awards in Gannett and other national printing competitions.

Kankakee County

• Kankakee County has its own symphony, its own theater group and a historical museum.

• The area is also home to a number of active summer festivals, including the Friendship Festival in Bourbonnais, the Gladiolus Festival in Momence and the Pumpkin Festival in St. Anne.