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  • Cancer Support Center is there for the hard times

    MOKENA – For the past 20 years, the Cancer Support Center has been helping local cancer patients and their loved ones navigate through difficult times ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Forest Preserve District honored for restoration efforts

    The Forest Preserve District of Will County has received for the second year in a row the highest honor for natural restoration efforts.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Holiday hope

    JOLIET – With tears running down her white-painted face, Michael Pinnick’s stepdaughter clung to him with one arm and mimed toward heaven with the oth ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • West Chicago library to host voter registration drive

    WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Public Library, 118 W. Washington St., will host a voter registration drive in January, the library announced in a new ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • College of DuPage wins state award for first responder simulation

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage received an Illinois Council of Community College Administrators Innovation Award for a first responder and healthc ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • HInsdale Central teacher resigns after allegation of improper communication with student

    HINSDALE – A Hinsdale Central teacher was put on leave Dec. 12 and later resigned following allegations that the teacher had improper communication wi ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • New classes at District 47 aim to expose kids to science, tech fields

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Clare Ryan and Emily Pikula were trying to make a bead.The Richard Bernotas Middle Sc ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Marengo Fire Rescue expands facilities, buys former auto shop in Union

    UNION – A former auto repair shop in Union will soon help Marengo Fire Rescue respond quicker to ambulance calls in the area, the fire chief said.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • McHenry County-area police offer tips to keep snowbird homes safe

    A mass migration that began when the weather first turned colder will soon kick into high gear.McHen ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Two McHenry County soldiers welcomed home Saturday

    CARY – Poland native Karolina Tohill does not mind grabbing a large gun, getting on a Black Hawk helicopter and defending America.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Rialto board appointments mixed in with marquee debate

    JOLIET – Joliet Mayor Tom Giarrante rejected claims that his two re-appointments to the governing body of the Rialto Square Theatre last week were pol ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Laraway students lead holiday toy drive in Joliet

    JOLIET — Laraway Elementary School students are helping make more than 100 children happy with a toy drive this Christmas.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Animal shelter overwhelmed by support

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Overwhelmed by the response received from supporters, there has not been a dry eye at Cache Creek Animal Rescue since staff went pub ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Minooka high school plans to issue $12 million in bonds

    MINOOKA – A local resident told the Minooka High School board he was concerned about his taxes during a public hearing Thursday on the proposed issuan ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Making Christmas fun and educational

    CREST HILL – Karen Rice headed into The Chalkboard on Friday and came out with toys she thought would both entertain and educate her child.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
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