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  • Ex-Prairie Grove police officer's on-duty DUI trial begins

    WOODSTOCK – A trial began this week for a former Prairie Grove police officer who was charged with DUI while on duty after he allegedly crashed his pa ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • High school football: Huntley's Justin Domingo didn't let Hodgkin's lymphoma slow him down

    HUNTLEY – Justin Domingo often missed more days than he attended at Huntley High School last winter, frequently staying home to sleep, or just be sick ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Rialto board agrees to pay VenuWorks $1 per month in interim contract

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre board approved Wednesday an interim theater management agreement with VenuWorks, an Iowa-based company the board la ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Joliet Central, West to offer Homecoming fun for alumni

    JOLIET – Joliet Township High School District 204 is offering homecoming alumni events for both Central and West, according to a news release.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Plainfield sites to collect food for Hunger Action Month

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield will host a food drive, in cooperation with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, during National Hunger Action Month.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Will, Grundy districts see record high ACT scores

    At least two Will County school districts and one in Grundy County scored above state average on the American College Testing exam.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Emergency alert system will keep Minooka residents informed

    MINOOKA – Minooka trustees approved a contract Tuesday for an emergency notification system that will assure all residents are contracted with emergen ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Oswego woman involved in Seneca boating incident; dies in Joliet ER

    JOLIET – An Oswego woman died Wednesday in Joliet after a boating incident in Seneca.Linda M. Young, ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:28 pm
  • High school football: Riverside Brookfield looks to build off conference title, playoff run

    SENIOR SAYS Q&A RIVERSIDE – Filip Sofeski is the equivalent to a Swiss Army Knife – succeeding in e ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:52 pm
  • Minooka union bus drivers, aides indicate legal action against school districts

    MINOOKA — Teamsters Local 179 met with Minooka school district officials Wednesday but it appears the union may take legal action against the area's d ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:24 pm
  • Q&A: Acclaimed trumpet player Marquis Hill coming to McAninch Arts Center

    Chicago native Marquis Hill was thrust into the spotlight after winning the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition in 2014 ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield and Riverside for Aug. 24

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 6:20 pm
  • Old St. Pat’s school may have buyer

    LEMONT – The empty St. Patrick School may have a buyer, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago. The ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • ‘Adopt’ a hummingbird at Saturday’s Hummingbird Festival

    LEMONT Many people are fascinated by hummingbirds – those tiny feathered creatures whose wings can b ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • An ocean away

    It’s generally not a good idea for a teacher to miss the first day of school. Or the second. But Mic ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:56 pm
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