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  • Transportation woes, strengths highlighted in State of the County address

    JOLIET — As Will County grows as “a major player in the global marketplace,” transportation remains one of the area's greatest assets — and one of its ...
    NEW: Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Multiple car crashes slow Route 176 traffic in Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The rush-hour commute along Route 176 in Prairie Grove has been slowed because of multiple car crashes.
    NEW: Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Warrenville Park District seeks residential input

    WARRENVILLE – The Warrenville Park District is seeking input from residents to help shape its future.
    NEW: Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Community Block Party celebrates West Chicago D-33, United Way partnership

    WEST CHICAGO – There was much to celebrate Tuesday night during the Community Block Party at Leman Middle School in West Chicago.
    UPDATED: Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • West Chicago police ready for Labor Day traffic enforcement

    WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Police Department is planning an intensified late-night enforcement effort for the 2014 Labor Day "Drive Sober or Get ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • New Everest principal excited to join school family

    LEMONT – Kim Sekulich has decades of experience in education, but her new job as principal of Everest Academy in Lemont is her first time at a private ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • Madison Elementary staff takes Ice Bucket Challenge for beloved sub with ALS

    WHEATON – The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is flooding social media feeds and news headlines, and one Wheaton elementary school has issued a district-wide ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Winfield author explores poetry, technology in new novel

    WINFIELD – Imagine a world where poets are treated like rock stars, people make billions producing artificial hearts, and humans can live almost indef ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • Flowers: Sport of the future?

    My column last month dealt with the perfection of the sport of golf: the beauty of the course, the internal competition of hitting the perfect shot an ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • District 99 expands '1:1' program

    DOWNERS GROVE – About 1,500 students at Downers Grove North and South High schools will be greeted with new Google Chromebook laptops when District 99 ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:40 pm
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