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  • Clarendon Hills Park District employee wins Park Professional of the Year

    CLARENDON HILLS – Clarendon Hills Park District Landscape Specialist Keith Woodke is the most recently named Park Professional of the Year by the Midw ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Creating the market for smaller, green homes key to success for developer

    Scott Sanders is out to change the Chicago-area housing market one home at a time.It’s no small chal ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • McHenry County Health Dept. to offer free prostate cancer screenings

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Department of Health will offer prostate cancer screenings at no cost in February.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Officials in Will, Grundy counties among those waiting on medical marijuana licensing

    WILL COUNTY – Like the hundreds of other medical marijuana business applicants that have poured in upward of $1 million vying for the state’s approval ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Police prepared for Walter Strawn crossing shutdown

    ELWOOD – Local police expect some confusion when the Walter Strawn Drive railroad crossing shuts down Wednesday.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Joliet area Catholic schools celebrate service during Catholic Schools Week

    JOLIET – History isn’t all the students in Jeanne Yukich’s classes learn at St. Jude Catholic School.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Students compete in FIRST Tech Challenge robotics event in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Inside the Lundahl Middle School gym Saturday, a different type of competition unfolded on the hardwood.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • MCC trustees spilt between no tuition increase, lowered increase

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The tuition McHenry County College students pay next semester may be higher but perhaps not as high as staff originally recommended.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Suburbs brace for possible 4 inches of snow

    Two to four inches of snow may come to the Chicago area by Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Warrenville police investigating scam

    WARRENVILLE – The Warrenville Police Department is investigating a scam involving individuals claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service, the de ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • Pihos recognized by District 89

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Republican state Rep. Sandra Pihos (center) is recognized Jan. 12 by Community Consolidated School District 89 Superintendent John ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • St. Pius X church marks 60 years with 'thank you' to parishioners

    It’s the people who make the parish.They’re the reason St. Pius X Catholic Community in Lombard has ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • River Valley School receives grant for laboratory garden

    LEMONT – Students and staff from River Valley School in Lemont were presented a $2,000 grant for their living laboratory garden during the Lemont-Brom ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Radio Controlled airplanes move indoors for winter: 6 photos

    Several  area radio controlled airplane flying clubs take their hobby indoors for the winter flying at The Max in McCook on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Joliet bolstering police ranks, but is it enough?

    JOLIET – More police for Joliet are on the way, but not until late summer.That’s how long it will ta ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:43 am
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