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  • Crystal Lake-based High School District 155 candidates talk finances, career readiness at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes and career readiness were two hot topics among school board candidates at a forum this week.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Willow Creek Community Church makes headway on Crystal Lake expansion

    Construction on Crystal Lake’s planned megachurch is going as planned, and the facility should be open by late fall.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Will County Board approves electronics recycling contracts

    JOLIET – The Will County Board approved a series of intergovernmental agreements Thursday that reactivate a recurring electronics recycling event prog ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 10:35 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 board receive bids for land, approves inspector general policy

    NEW LENOX – The Lincoln-Way District 210 board received bid results at Thursday’s board meeting for three properties the district is trying to sell.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • Joliet plans steel-and-stone fountain at Bicentennial Park

    JOLIET – The city plans to renovate the fountain at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park, which has not been working for several years, with a steel-and- ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • Joliet looks to expand downtown incentives

    JOLIET – The city is developing a new incentive program for business development downtown and in surrounding corridors.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • State law requires Will County schools, daycares to test for lead

    Some Will County schools and day cares are under a deadline by the end of this year to test for lead in drinking water.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • Stateville escapee arrested in Atlanta by deportation officers

    A man who escaped from Stateville Correctional Center in Crest Hill nearly 14 years ago was apprehended Friday morning in Atlanta.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • Voting continues until Feb. 20 for Best of Wheaton businesses, nonprofits

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Wheaton Association, Danada Square East, Danada Square West and Town Square Wheaton have partnered ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • I-55 closed at Route 126 after crash; 1 airlifted

    One person was airlifted and southbound Interstate 55 was closed Friday after a multi-vehicle crash near the Joliet-Plainfield border.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Glen Ellyn History Center to present living history program on Tupperware

    GLEN ELLYN – Actress and historian Leslie Goddard will portray Brownie Wise, the woman who convinced Earl Tupper to sell his inventions through home p ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Harvard man convicted on drug, weapons charges could get new trial

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine whether a Harvard man convicted of drugs and weapons charges in 2014 will receive a new trial.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Nunda Fire partners with nonprofit to comfort children in crisis

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With the goal of helping McHenry County children during a crisis, the Nunda Rural Fire Protection District on Friday received five back ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Chicago fugitive arrested after being found hiding in Island Lake home

    A Chicago man facing kidnapping, domestic battery and drug charges was arrested Thursday by the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team after he was found ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Woodstock father gets probation, jail time for shaking 4-month-old son

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man who “violently” shook his son 4-month-old son to probation and jail time.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:01 am