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  • 'Tis the season: Downers Grove offers holiday fun throughout December

    DOWNERS GROVE – The holidays are often a busy time of year, but events abound across the village for those looking to celebrate the season with their ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:08 am
  • Cary woman: 'I just want my dog back, I don’t care about the car'

    CARY – Police are seeking the public’s help as they search for a gray 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara stolen with a dog still inside in front of the Jewel-Os ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • Cary appoints interim village administrator, OKs municipal consultant

    CARY – Cary Assistant Village Administrator Jake Rife will be filling in as interim village administrator after Chris Clark’s last day on the job Frid ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Former McHenry County State's Attorney Lou Bianchi reflects on lengthy career

    WOODSTOCK – Lou Bianchi didn’t spend his last day as McHenry County state’s attorney in his courthouse office.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Joliet D-86 board approves firm to assess building conditions

    JOLIET – The Joliet Public Schools District 86 board approved an agreement with a Chicago-based company to assess the conditions of the district’s bui ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Joliet East alumni share close-knit bond

    JOLIET – Joliet East High School has been closed for 33 years but alumni still share a bond and the history of the school will soon be memorialized in ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Hope and Friendship Foundation prepares for Christmas of giving

    LEMONT – Believe it or not, there are folks in the village of Lemont who could use some help this Christmas.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • Timeline for Joliet's Rialto takeover proposal is uncertain

    JOLIET – Joliet City Manager Jim Hock introduced Tuesday night to the City Council a proposal and path for the city to take over the Rialto Square The ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 6:25 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Dec. 7

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Police: Man threatened to beat up Joliet District 204 staff, superintendent

    JOLIET – A Shorewood man has been arrested after allegedly twice threatening to beat up Joliet Township High School District 204 personnel.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Marital privilege at issue in Joliet murder case

    JOLIET – Some of the statements a Joliet man made after allegedly killing his mother will not be used in his murder trial, a judge ruled Friday.
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • Walsh gives state of the county address at Joliet Chamber luncheon

    JOLIET – Business leaders, as well as officials from Will County and the city of Joliet, and others gathered Wednesday for the monthly Joliet Chamber ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 approves 2.5-percent increase in property tax levy

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education on Dec. 5 voted to approve a $44.2 million tax levy that represents a 2.5-percent in ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery commemorates Pearl Harbor's 75th anniversary

    ELWOOD – Ceremonies were held Wednesday at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery to mark Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, the 75th anniversary of the attack ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Historical snapshot: A look back at Elmhurst's wintry past

    ELMHURST – A man harvests ice with a saw from a frozen Salt Creek circa 1910.For information about E ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
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    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food