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  • Hawthorne Elementary schoolers celebrate Pi Day with annual "recital" of digits of pi

    In celebration of Pi Day – the semi-holiday surrounding the digits of pie on March 14 (3/14), 143 Hawthorne Elementary students competed in the sixth ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:11 pm
  • Streit, Jeraminas vying for Lockport mayor term in April election

    LOCKPORT – Voters in the city of Lockport have two options for mayor when voting in the April 4 election.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: La Grange Village Board of Trustees candidate Mark Langan

    Age59Current occupationArea Executive Director – Illinois & Wisconsin, Crohn’s & Colitis FoundationE ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:23 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: La Grange Village Board of Trustees candidate Louis J. Gale

    Age42Current occupationAttorney for over 11 years currently working as General Counsel for an intern ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Jimmy John's green-lighted for drive-thru in Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD – Jimmy John’s received approval Monday to have a drive-thru in a plaza at the northwest corner of the Route 59 and Fort Beggs Drive inters ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:57 pm
  • Joliet ready to change MyGrain lease at Union Station

    JOLIET – The City Council on Tuesday will vote on changes in a future brewpub’s lease at Union Station to cover up to $440,000 in additional costs for ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 board approves $6.7 million improvement plan

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield District 202 board approved a $6.7 million operations and capital improvement plan, along with several construction projec ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Lincoln-Way North closure has saved $469K this year, but what to do with building?

    NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way School District 210 officials estimate about $814,000 in operations and maintenance savings has been earned thus far this fisc ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn South School District 100 Board of Education candidate Deanna Durica

    Age46Current occupationInterim Director, Policy and Communications Unit, and Director, Lead Poisonin ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:13 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn South School District 100 Board of Education candidate Julia McAleer-Forte

    Age48Current occupationStay at home MomCampaign CoordinatorFormer business owner of 22 yearsEducatio ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:12 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn South School District 100 Board of Education candidate Darlene K. Yoder

    Age41Current occupationLicensed Mental Health Counselor in Private PracticeEducationBachelor’s Degre ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:11 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Berwyn Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Brian L. Brock

    Age50Current occupationSales Executive for a healthcare IT startupEducationBachelor’s Degree, Univer ...
    March 20, 2017 - 8:40 pm
  • Certified Warehouse Foods closing its two Joliet stores

    JOLIET – Certified Warehouse Foods, an independent supermarket with two stores on the East Side since the 1980s, is closing.
    March 20, 2017 - 7:55 pm
  • Plainfield police seeking man who posed as cop to get woman's number

    PLAINFIELD – Police say a man impersonated an officer Saturday while attempting to get a woman's phone number.
    March 20, 2017 - 6:16 pm
  • Bond lowered for Joliet shooting victim cops say lied

    JOLIET – A Joliet man who allegedly tried to keep police away from the scene of a shooting last fall had his bond amount reduced Monday.
    March 20, 2017 - 5:53 pm