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  • St. Raymond students march to raise awareness about Catholic education

    JOLIET – Hundreds of students marched Friday outside St. Raymond Cathedral in Joliet to demonstrate the importance of Catholic education in the commun ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Plainfield haunted house scares up support for schools

    PLAINFIELD – The underground denizens of Village of Screamfield beckon Plainfield residents to visit their haunted environs the weekend before Hallowe ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Local hospitals, health departments prepare for Ebola

    Local hospitals and health organizations in Will and Grundy counties are preparing – just in case – for an outbreak of Ebola through a series of measu ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Plainfield fire board sets special meeting for Monday

    PLAINFIELD – The abrupt decision to put Plainfield Fire Protection District Deputy Chief John Stratton on administrative leave may be discussed at a s ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Crystal Lake library seeks public input on new building

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents will have an opportunity to help shape the future of the city’s library Monday during two informational sessions ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Richland board president backs administration

    CREST HILL – Richland School Board President Julie Starasinich last week read a statement reaffirming the board’s support for top administrators after ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Stretch of Ringwood Road to be resurfaced

    RINGWOOD – A section of Ringwood Road stretching from Route 120 to Spring Grove Road, crossing the city of McHenry, the villages of Ringwood and Johns ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Killer of Joliet ice cream man gets lighter sentence

    JOLIET – The confessed killer of an ice cream vendor has been re-sentenced to prison after years of legal wrangling.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Lockport plans to use reserve funds for roads and sewers

    LOCKPORT – City officials in Lockport plan to draw from reserve funding in their 2015 fiscal budget to pay for upcoming capital improvement projects. 
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • City council to take vote on Cupcake Law on Tuesday

    JOLIET – The City Council is set to consider whether Joliet should adopt the state’s “Cupcake Law” when it meets Tuesday night, allowing area home-bas ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • A decade of driving

    Mark Basso’s dream of starting up the Autobahn Country Club stems as far back as his high school days when he would hang out at his parents’ golf coun ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Huntley School District 158 looks to restructure more debt

    HUNTLEY – District 158 officials in the coming months will look to restructure outstanding debt that capitalizes on low interest rates and could gener ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • LGMC gives PADS shelter basement a makeover

    WOODSTOCK – The smell of latex paint wafted Saturday morning from the basement of the McHenry County Public Action to Deliver Shelter Day Center for t ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Brookfield's Project NICE community cleanup: 5 photos

    Community members turn out for Brookfield's Project NICE community cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Couples reaffirm vows in ceremony at St. Charles church

    ST. CHARLES – Twenty-five years ago, Jay and Christine Fregeau were married by a judge, with a priest in attendance.
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:14 pm
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