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  • Schott: Looking for the next batch of Everyday Heroes

    Inspired and humbled.That was my reaction last year as we sorted the nearly 50 nominees we received ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:14 am
  • Bolingbrook, Morris water parks open, others to open next week

    BOLINGBROOK – The warm, crystal-clear water splashing this weekend at Pelican Harbor Aquatic Park’s outdoor pool signified the unofficial start of sum ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:13 am
  • O negative blood donations needed for nonprofit serving Will, Grundy

    For the people at Heartland Blood Centers, summer doesn’t mean vacations and pool parties – it means an increased demand for blood and fewer donations ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:13 am
  • Crystal Lake South High School gives WWII veteran's family diploma on his behalf

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Nearly 500 graduating Crystal Lake South High School seniors crossed the stage Saturday, but one graduate was only there in spirit.
    May 29, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • University of St. Francis in Joliet lays off 21 workers

    JOLIET – The University of St. Francis laid off 21 employees earlier this month.The positions elimin ...
    May 28, 2016 - 8:10 am
  • Lemont Educational Foundation unveils grants

    LEMONTThe Lemont High School Educational Foundation has committed to supporting 13 grants for nearly ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet library starts serach for new director

    JOLIET – The Joliet Public Library is looking for a new director.Director Kevin Medows left May 19 t ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lincoln cemetery graves decorated ahead of Memorial Day

    ELWOOD – Michelle Wells is an active member of the U.S. Coast Guard, stationed in Willowbrook.One of ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County College administrator named president at Tennessee school

    CRYSTAL LAKE – One of the top administrators at McHenry County College is leaving his post to become the top administrator at another community colleg ...
    May 28, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Law inspired by Crystal Lake South bleacher debacle clearing final hurdle

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Legislation that aims to prevent the Crystal Lake South High School bleacher controversy from happening elsewhere is one vote shy of he ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's police get first new uniforms in at least 40 years

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s officers are ditching their vintage look.For the first time sin ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Restored Glen Ellyn veterans memorial to host Memorial Day ceremony

    GLEN ELLYN – A long-neglected veterans memorial has been spruced up and will once again host a Memorial Day service.
    May 30, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Lincoln-Way board applicant withdraws, new subpoena sent

    NEW LENOX — One candidate for the Lincoln-Way School District 210 board has dropped out, citing a lack of confidence in the board, which is facing hea ...
    May 27, 2016 - 7:59 pm
  • Fox Lake man dies after Lakemoor-area motorcycle crash, police say

    LAKEMOOR – A 67-year-old man involved in a motorcycle crash Thursday in the Lakemoor area has died, a Lakemoor police official said Friday.
    May 27, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Downers Grove approving new historic houses in community

    DOWNERS GROVE – As with any town, faces and facades alike change with each passing year in Downers Grove.
    May 27, 2016 - 9:46 pm
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