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  • Plainfield sites to collect food for Hunger Action Month

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield will host a food drive, in cooperation with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, during National Hunger Action Month.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Will, Grundy districts see record high ACT scores

    At least two Will County school districts and one in Grundy County scored above state average on the American College Testing exam.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Emergency alert system will keep Minooka residents informed

    MINOOKA – Minooka trustees approved a contract Tuesday for an emergency notification system that will assure all residents are contracted with emergen ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Oswego woman involved in Seneca boating incident; dies in Joliet ER

    JOLIET – An Oswego woman died Wednesday in Joliet after a boating incident in Seneca.Linda M. Young, ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:28 pm
  • High school football: Riverside Brookfield looks to build off conference title, playoff run

    SENIOR SAYS Q&A RIVERSIDE – Filip Sofeski is the equivalent to a Swiss Army Knife – succeeding in e ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:52 pm
  • Minooka union bus drivers, aides indicate legal action against school districts

    MINOOKA — Teamsters Local 179 met with Minooka school district officials Wednesday but it appears the union may take legal action against the area's d ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:24 pm
  • Q&A: Acclaimed trumpet player Marquis Hill coming to McAninch Arts Center

    Chicago native Marquis Hill was thrust into the spotlight after winning the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition in 2014 ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield and Riverside for Aug. 24

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 6:20 pm
  • Old St. Pat’s school may have buyer

    LEMONT – The empty St. Patrick School may have a buyer, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago. The ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • ‘Adopt’ a hummingbird at Saturday’s Hummingbird Festival

    LEMONT Many people are fascinated by hummingbirds – those tiny feathered creatures whose wings can b ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • An ocean away

    It’s generally not a good idea for a teacher to miss the first day of school. Or the second. But Mic ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:56 pm
  • Bridge replacement project starts on Archer Avenue

    LEMONT – The Illinois Department of Transportation was scheduled to start a bridge replacement project Aug. 16 for the Archer Avenue bridge over Long ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • Five years ago in Lemont

    In the Aug. 19, 2011, edition of the Lemont Reporter/Met, the predecessor newspaper of the Lemont Suburban Life:
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Aug. 15-21, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:26 pm
  • Crete man gets 4 years for gun possession

    JOLIET – A Will County man pleaded guilty Wednesday to carrying a loaded gun in his rental car in exchange for a four-year prison sentence.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:09 pm
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