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  • Valle: Americans find many ways to honor Memorial Day

    Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the armed forces of the United States of Ameri ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • North Berwyn Park District honors Best of Berwyn students

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District recently recognized the city's top eighth-grade students as part of its Best of Berwyn program.
    May 25, 2016 - 7:16 am
  • Waste Management will begin early pickup in Marycrest

    JOLIET – Due to the scheduled installation of new water mains in the Marycrest subdivision, Waste Management has announced that pickup of garbage, rec ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Inmate: Peterson admitted to killing missing wife

    CHESTER – A prison inmate Drew Peterson is accused of enlisting to arrange the killing of the Will County state’s attorney says the imprisoned former ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Plainfield library assistant director to take over as interim, offers no guarantees on district's future

    PLAINFIELD – Lisa Pappas was last week unanimously appointed interim director of the Plainfield Public Library District by the Board of Trustees.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Lockport residents invited to meet new Taft D-90 leader

    LOCKPORT – Taft School District 90 will have a meet-and-greet event for its new superintendent Tuesday.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Fairmont District 89 superintendent to lead Harvey District 152

    LOCKPORT – The Fairmont School District 89 superintendent, who resigned recently, plans to lead a school district in Harvey, a move that follows month ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Joliet park board revises Pilcher Park plan, pleases residents

    JOLIET – The Joliet Park District board on Monday approved a Pilcher Park plan that basically leaves the road and trail layout as is but makes it more ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 board approves high school standardized testing schedule

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield School District 202 board approved a proposal from administrators to reinstate a standardized testing schedule for high sc ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Joliet honors William Hennessy, who started three generations of civic leadership

    JOLIET – The Hennessy family has been involved in Joliet city government in some fashion since 1898.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Elmhurst police increase seat belt, DUI enforcment through Memorial Day weekend

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is conducting extra seat belt and drunk driving enforcement through the Memorial Day weekend, according to a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Prosecutor: Joliet man sexually assaulted joggers on I&M canal trail

    ROCKDALE – A man authorities allege is a serial rapist is facing a minimum of 60 years in prison after police say he sexually assaulted two women in t ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Judge: No prison term for driver on heroin who killed Minooka motorcyclist

    JOLIET – A judge has ruled a Palos Park man will not serve time in prison for a 2012 Plainfield crash that killed a Minooka man and injured four peopl ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Lincoln-Way District 210 requested for federal grand jury appearance

    NEW LENOX – At least one Lincoln-Way School District 210 representative was commanded to testify last week before a federal grand jury on information ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Downtown Glen Ellyn to host wine-tasting, shopping event

    GLEN ELLYN – Only 150 tickets will be sold for the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn’s third annual Wine & Finds, a wine-tasting and shopping event set ...
    May 23, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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