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  • Let It Grow

    JOLIET – In a small way, the forest is coming back to Forest Park.The last of about a dozen new tree ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Nick Offerman presents third book in Minooka with father, brother

    MINOOKA – Nick Offerman returned Sunday to his hometown of Minooka for what’s becoming almost an annual occurrence.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Joliet Junior College officials discuss master plan update, open record law changes

    JOLIET – With Joliet Junior College needing to update its master plan, President Judy Mitchell proposed at this week’s retreat meeting once again work ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Agreement sets Houbolt Road bridge project in motion

    JOLIET – The Houbolt Road bridge project advanced last week as Joliet signed off on an agreement that sets the terms on how the public-private venture ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Foster faces Khouri challenge in 11th Congressional District

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, is seeking his third consecutive term, while Tonia Khouri, a Republican member of the DuPage County Board from Au ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Will County Sheriff's Office seeking public's help after Homer Glen homicide

    HOMER GLEN — The Will County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help for any information regarding the Oct. 16 murder of Oscar Garrido-Castro, a ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Will County Board District 6 candidates concerned with job growth, fiscal responsibility

    JOLIET – There are three candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot seeking election to one of two two-year terms to serve Will County Board District 6.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • 4 candidates competing for 2 seats in Will County Board District 10

    JOLIET – Four candidates are on the Nov. 8 ballot seeking election to one of two four-year terms to serve Will County Board District 10.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Will County District 8 incumbents focus on capital projects, challenger says he'll help youth

    JOLIET – Three candidates are on the Nov. 8 ballot seeking election to one of two four-year terms representing Will County Board District 8.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 official: budget 'on a good track' thus far

    NEW LENOX – The Lincoln-Way District 210 superintendent said at Thursday’s meeting that revenues are up for the financially struggling district while ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Will County officials agree to accelerated safety complex construction schedule

    JOLIET – Will County officials have set forth a plan to get the new Will County Public Safety Complex completed a few months sooner than expected.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Crest Hill wants to know more about Stateville plans

    CREST HILL – The city of Crest Hill wants to hear more about the state's plan to close F House at Stateville Correctional Center before the end of the ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Frankfort police, FBI nab bank robbery suspect

    FRANKFORT – Frankfort police said a joint investigation with the FBI led to the arrest of a New Lenox man who was a suspect in a robbery at U.S. Bank. ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • I-80 westbound reopens near Joliet after multi-vehicle crash

    Interstate 80 near Interstate 55 was closed Friday evening after a three-vehicle crash outside Joliet.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • McHenry County College job fair draws a crowd

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It can be hard to find work, but McHenry County College sought to make it a little easier for students and residents Friday.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:19 pm
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