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  • Judge Cirricione had a passion for music and a career in law

    JOLIET – John Cirricione loved playing drums as a young man. He was talented enough to be offered an audition with the Lawrence Welk Orchestra shortly ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 6:20 pm
  • Joliet-based animal rescue received eviction notice

    JOLIET — Nearly a week after receiving an eviction notice, a no-kill animal rescue operation in Joliet Township is asking the public for donations to ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • Trucker in Wednesday rollover said cargo shifted

    CHANNAHON TOWNSHIP – The trucker whose semitrailer rolled over on Interstate 55 on Wednesday told police he believes cargo shifted before the accident ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Woodstock City Council OKs train depot plan with video gaming

    WOODSTOCK – The issue of video gaming nearly snagged a business proposal that would create a cafe, deli, convenience store and small bar inside the Wo ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Glen Ellyn announces business award recipients

    GLEN ELLYN – Several local businesses have won a variety of awards, the village announced in a news release.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:12 pm
  • St. Mark's Episcopal Church to host wiggling nativity

    GLEN ELLYN – St. Mark's Episcopal Church will host a Live Wiggling Nativity from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, the church announced in a news release.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Petition filing begins for Carol Stream candidates

    CAROL STREAM – Candidate petition filing opened Monday for the April 7, 2015, consolidated general election and, as of Wednesday afternoon, village cl ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Edna Keith students celebrate holidays with state troopers

    JOLIET – The second-grade class had just begun writing down homework assignments when the fire alarm rang Thursday morning.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Joliet names new corporate counsel

    JOLIET – Joliet has named Martin Shanahan Jr. its next corporation counsel, replacing Jeff Plyman, who retired in October.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Flood Brothers makes Carol Stream preschooler honorary garbage man

    CAROL STREAM – After dressing up as a Flood Brothers truck for Halloween, a local preschooler received a special treat Nov. 25, when he served as an h ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Hinsdale Liquor Commission hands out 30-day suspension

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale’s Liquor Commission announced a 30-day liquor license suspension for Hinsdale Food Mart, 5827 S. Madison St., at a meeting of the ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council talks development, finance

    ELMHURST – During the Elmhurst City Council’s last meeting of the year Monday, the council covered several ongoing topics including the North York Pla ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • Wadsworth TV restaurant debuts new menu, focuses on Greek family values

    WADSWORTH – The Shanty Restaurant, at 38985 North Route 41, in Wadsworth, is known for being featured on the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-ins and Div ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • McHenry County Board nixes request for taller cell tower

    WOODSTOCK – Can you hear me now? The answer is no.The McHenry County Board on Tuesday evening, on a ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Salvation Army receives more gold coins in Libertyville

    LIBERTYVILLE – The total amount of gold coins dropped in Salvation Army red kettles this year in Lake County is now 12, according to a news release fr ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 3:09 pm
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