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  • Then & Now: Illinois Steel Company offices in Joliet

    During the last part of the 19th century, the Chicago area became one of the leading centers of iron and steel production. 
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Channahon falls in Bronco Zone semifinal

    CHANNAHON – The great equalizer in baseball is an ace pitcher.Channahon 12-year-old Bronto team foun ...
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Slammers' game postponed after pounding Windy City

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – The Joliet Slammers’ game Sunday at Traverse City was postponed because of afternoon thunderstorms. The two teams will play a d ...
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Streacker wins main event in a split decision

    JOLIET – For those who were looking for a lot of flair and dramatics in the title bouts of the Summer Fights Series II at Hollywood Casino Joliet, the ...
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Cruise-in to benefit Shorewood no-kill shelter

    SHOREWOOD – The Will County Humane Society’s “Motors for Mutts Cruise-In” will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 16, at Skooters Roadhouse, 700 W. Jefferson St ...
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Families welcome to ‘Tuesday Tucks Me In’ author visit at the Plainfield Public Library on July 30

    PLAINFIELD – At 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, New York Times bestselling author Luis Carlos Montalván will speak at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Il ...
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Service dogs help local men lead more independent lives

    JOLIET – Despite being longtime quadriplegics, both Dan Tessiatore, 56, of Joliet and Bill Downs, 67 of Homer Glen, are extremely active and independe ...
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Goss: Dalesandro a do-it-all for champ Joliet Catholic

    Nick Dalesandro and his Joliet Catholic baseball teammates had not been born yet when Bugs Bunny was in his heyday, and they most likely never heard o ...
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Shorewood woman born for adventure

    SHOREWOOD – Family gatherings around the dining room table became mini adventures when Viola Ramsay came to visit, said Ramsay’s nephew, Ed Dollinger ...
    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Grundy County Habitat group hires first executive director

    MORRIS – Based on the job description drafted by Habitat for Humanity board members, the organization's first-ever executive director needed to be a s ...
    UPDATED: July 27, 2014 - 10:13 pm
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