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Daily Journal
     November 15, 2019      #95-319 KDJ

County board gets two new members 

By David Giuliani

The Kankakee County Board this week filled two board vacancies with a retired sheriff’s official and the head of a farm organization.

On Tuesday, the board unanimously approved the nominations of Craig Long and Chad Miller, both Republicans.

Miller is the manager of the Kankakee County Farm Bureau. He served on the county board for a short time before resigning in 2013 because he moved out of his district.

“I was very sad to have resigned. But our family was growing and we had to find a larger home,” he said.

Long was employed with the Sheriff’s Department for three decades before retiring in 2008.

Miller replaced Bill ...

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