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  • Fairmont District 89 superintendent to lead Harvey District 152

    LOCKPORT – The Fairmont School District 89 superintendent, who resigned recently, plans to lead a school district in Harvey, a move that follows month ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Joliet park board revises Pilcher Park plan, pleases residents

    JOLIET – The Joliet Park District board on Monday approved a Pilcher Park plan that basically leaves the road and trail layout as is but makes it more ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 board approves high school standardized testing schedule

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield School District 202 board approved a proposal from administrators to reinstate a standardized testing schedule for high sc ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Joliet honors William Hennessy, who started three generations of civic leadership

    JOLIET – The Hennessy family has been involved in Joliet city government in some fashion since 1898.
    May 23, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Elmhurst police increase seat belt, DUI enforcment through Memorial Day weekend

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is conducting extra seat belt and drunk driving enforcement through the Memorial Day weekend, according to a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Prosecutor: Joliet man sexually assaulted joggers on I&M canal trail

    ROCKDALE – A man authorities allege is a serial rapist is facing a minimum of 60 years in prison after police say he sexually assaulted two women in t ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Judge: No prison term for driver on heroin who killed Minooka motorcyclist

    JOLIET – A judge has ruled a Palos Park man will not serve time in prison for a 2012 Plainfield crash that killed a Minooka man and injured four peopl ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Lincoln-Way District 210 requested for federal grand jury appearance

    NEW LENOX – At least one Lincoln-Way School District 210 representative was commanded to testify last week before a federal grand jury on information ...
    May 23, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Downtown Glen Ellyn to host wine-tasting, shopping event

    GLEN ELLYN – Only 150 tickets will be sold for the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn’s third annual Wine & Finds, a wine-tasting and shopping event set ...
    May 23, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Bolingbrook bank robbed

    BOLINGBROOK – The FBI is seeking the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a Bolingbrook bank Friday.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • New Lenox man dies in Channahon Township motorcycle crash

    CHANNAHON TOWNSHIP – A New Lenox man died Sunday after his motorcycle struck a semitrailer.Melvin H. ...
    May 23, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Wheaton Fire Department receives pet oxygen mask kit donations

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Fire Department recently accepted six new pet oxygen mask kits, donated by the Invisible Fence Brand's Project Breathe program, ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Developers propose apartments at Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort

    WESTMONTAproposed development would bring a state-of-the-art swim complex and luxury apartments to t ...
    May 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Westchester blood drive nets 92 pints

    WESTCHESTER – The Westchester Blood Program collected 92 pints from its second drive of the year April 16 in the gym of the village’s Community Center ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Lyons Walgreens, Brookfield Zoo get in spirit of Red Nose Day

    Lyons Walgreens staff don red noses April 20 with Brookfield Zoo representatives and their animal ambassador, an anteater, to raise awareness for the ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:12 pm
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