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  • Tornadoes, hail possible Wednesday in Will, Grundy counties

    After a patch of rough weather Monday, Will and Grundy counties may see severe conditions – including tornadoes and hail – Wednesday.
    June 21, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • SEASPAR to tee up Summer Golf Classic in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – The Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation will present the annual Summer Golf Classic fundraiser July 8 at the Village Gr ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Lombard Garden Club to recognize outstanding gardens

    LOMBARD – The 90th anniversary committee of the Lombard Garden Club invites all residents with Lombard addresses to participate in the Contribute to t ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • City of Elmhurst: lower electric bill by switching back to ComEd

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst officials announced that participants in the city’s electric aggregation program can save money by switching back to ComEd, accord ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Plainfield toddler drowns in Homer Glen pool

    HOMER GLEN – A family gathering turned into tragedy Sunday when a 17-month old Plainfield boy drowned in a swimming pool.
    June 21, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • McHenry man gets 6 years in prison for sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man will spend six years in prison after he admitted to sexually assaulting a girl who was younger than 13 years old at the time ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • E-cigarette shop owners grapple with new FDA regulations

    ALGONQUIN – Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new regulations on the e-cigarette industry in May, Larry Goldstein said a number of ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Pedestrian killed by train in Woodstock, Metra says

    WOODSTOCK – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train Monday evening in Woodstock, a Metra spokesman said.
    June 20, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Hebron Trustee boycotts meeting, pledges to do so until John Jacobson leaves office

    HEBRON – While all Hebron trustees were present at Tuesday’s Village Board meeting, one was sitting in the audience.
    June 20, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • McCullom Lake brain cancer plaintiff Sandy Wierschke dies

    McCullom Lake resident Sandy Wierschke was supposed to be dead six to nine months after doctors diagnosed her in 2006 with deadly glioblastoma multifo ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • 'Walking Monk' makes stop in Joliet during journey across America

    JOLIET – Bhaktimarga Swami sat calmly Monday morning as he rested in the grass of Joliet’s West Park with a water bottle at his side.
    June 20, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Lockport, state officials negotiating ways to reopen Lockport Gallery

    LOCKPORT – Negotiations are ongoing between the city of Lockport and the state of Illinois about a potential reopening of the Illinois State Museum Lo ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Will County area park districts report more pool attendance as hot weather rises

    Swimming pools – often the most fun solution to sweltering hot weather that comes in the summer months – have seen increased attendance this year at p ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Nurses' union at Presence Saint Joseph in Joliet files complaint about 'boot camp'

    JOLIET – The nurses’ union at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center is objecting to a recent “boot camp” training it described as humiliating.
    June 20, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Joliet Junior College business center closes because of state budget constraints

    JOLIET – State budgets constraints affecting Joliet Junior College have led to the closing of its Small Business Development Center – but other option ...
    June 20, 2016 - 10:39 pm
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