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  • City of Joliet to hold open house

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet will be conducting an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday for the newly constructed single-family home located at 409 S. Ot ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:15 pm
  • Joliet Junior College hears public improvement proposal for warehouses

    JOLIET – Joliet Junior College officials were presented last week with a proposal to abate – or reduce – property taxes for a warehouse development to ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:14 pm
  • New owners would like to open winery in Joliet's 'castle'

    JOLIET – The group that bought the former Diocese of Joliet property hope someday to open a winery in the 19th-century limestone house known as “The C ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:12 pm
  • Mayor says Rialto Square Theatre appointments are ready

    JOLIET – Mayor Bob O’Dekirk said he sorted through some 40 applicants before choosing four new appointments to the Rialto Square Theatre board to be m ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:10 pm
  • Worker dies after 40-foot fall at Crest Hill manufacturing facility

    CREST HILL – A Des Plaines man died Friday after falling about 40 feet while working at a job site in Crest Hill, according to the Will County Coroner ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:40 pm
  • Zion man found guilty of drug-induced homicide in Algonquin woman's death

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors found a Zion man guilty on Friday of the drug-induced homicide of 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Lake in the Hills resident reflects on 85-pound weight loss, offers advice

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – On Thanksgiving 2015, Mary Ulery was in Southern California watching on the sidelines as her son ran a 5K race. Just one year late ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • GardenWorks Project to open new resource center in West Chicago

    The GardenWorks Project hopes to increase access to locally grown produce through a new resource center set to open in March.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 adopts $113M levy request

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 has "adequate" reserve funding, but potential fiscal threats loom on the horizon, the district' ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 2-8

    Not another residential developmentThe village of Downers Grove should not get involved with another ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn chamber welcomes new board president

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Village President Alex Demos installed new Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors President Steve Thompson during t ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Downers Grove Park District outdoor winter activities see limited use

    DOWNERS GROVE – Though the temperature hasn't exactly been a tropical paradise, the various ice skating rinks and snowshoe opportunities provided by t ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Joliet man gets 8-year sentence for fatal beating

    JOLIET – A Joliet man was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for fatally beating his mentally disabled brother-in-law.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:16 pm
  • Chicago man charged with threatening governor, DuPage County sheriff

    A Chicago man has been charged with sending threatening letters and emails to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Fishing enthusiasts to participate in Hard Water Classic ice fishing tournament

    WARRENVILLE – For die-hard fishermen, fishing is a year-round activity.Plenty of fishing enthusiasts ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:00 pm
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