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  • Trial set to begin for Fox Lake woman involved in 2014 police shooting

    WOODSTOCK – A bench trial is set to begin Monday for a Fox Lake woman who was shot in the neck by deputies in 2014 after making suicidal statements an ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Norge Autumn Ski Jump launches 31st year in Fox River Grove

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Casey Larson was just 6 years old when his baby sitter told him and his sister, Cara, about ski jumping and the competitions at the ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Will County residents encouraged to have water tested annually

    JOLIET – People are concerned about the quality of the water they consume, according to a new survey from Culligan International.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Stadalsky: Ash borer - what now?

    Walking around my subdivision I counted 34 infected ash trees that have been cut down this summer – and that's just in a one-mile circle.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: Crest Hill beautician didn't let ALS stop her

    CREST HILL – Tana Anderson loved working with hair.But that isn’t the main reason she became a beaut ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Fundraiser for Joliet Habitat ReStore has teams build houses for dogs

    JOLIET – Andi Armitage stood in the hot September sun Saturday with co-workers Kimberly Steele and Adriana Prokuski and painted strips of wood bright ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Troy board approves architect agreement, budget, fund transfer

    SHOREWOOD – The Troy District 30-C school board acted on several items last week.Among them was an a ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 board plans to approve levy

    NEW LENOX – The Lincoln-Way District 210 board plans to meet next week to approve the tax levy.Super ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Will County Drug Court receives $300,000 federal grant

    JOLIET – The Will County Drug Court has been awarded a $300,000 federal grant to expand services to help combat the growing heroin epidemic.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Plainfield making use of electronic, household waste pickup program

    PLAINFIELD – It’s been almost five months since the village of Plainfield started the “At Your Door” electronic and household hazardous waste special ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Houbolt Road bridge in Joliet moving faster than some want

    JOLIET – The Houbolt Road bridge project may have taken years to develop, but plans are moving fast enough now that some want to slow down.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Police: Joliet man had knife, struggled with officers during arrest

    JOLIET – Police say an 18-year-old man ignored, then struggled with, officers before being arrested Monday, but a person who posted on social media a ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Illinois State Museum Gallery in Lockport overcomes state crisis

    LOCKPORT – The Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery reopened Saturday, thanks to local support that helped overcome problems in state government.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Lemont native Keith Latz remembered as community leader

    LEMONT – The village of Lemont lost one of its most active and beloved citizens Sept. 5 when Keith Latz died suddenly at the age of 57.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Will County Board, Homer Glen Chamber to host town hall meeting

    HOMER GLEN – Will County Board members Steve Balich, R-Homer Glen, and Mike Fricilone, R-Homer Glen, will host a town hall meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Oc ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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