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  • Documentary showcases bond between Wheaton twins

    WHEATON – For Wheaton twins Dylan and Liam Healey, love needs no words.While Dylan, 8, is autistic, ...
    July 19, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Morris residents attend District 54 board meeting to voice support for principal

    MORRIS – A large crowd came Monday night to the Morris Elementary School District 54 board meeting, mostly to vocalize support for the district's prin ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Berwyn student artwork on display at North Riverside Park Mall

    North Riverside Park Mall unveils a new art display in its Management Hallway, devoted to works by local students from schools and community art progr ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves Golden Meadows Park stormwater mitigation project

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst officials recently approved an agreement with the park district to buy Golden Meadows Park land for the construction of a stormwat ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Downers Grove's Center for Creative Arts Therapy searching for new home

    DOWNERS GROVE – For both art and healing, the right environment can do wonders.The Center for Creati ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • McHenry man charged in connection with 2014 robbery

    McHENRY – Two people, including a McHenry man, have been charged in connection with the 2014 robbery of a McHenry cigarette store, police said.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Joliet City Council member McFarland makes first court appearance on DUI charge

    JOLIET – Joliet councilman Jim McFarland appeared Tuesday in court for the first time on a DUI charge.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Lake Ellyn Boathouse restoration wrapping up

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Lions Club member Rachel Wincenciak beamed with excitement as she toured the newly restored Lake Ellyn Boathouse on July 12.
    July 20, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • Housing Authority of Joliet receives money from HUD

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Monday $75 million to help families living in public housing and tho ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Judge hears from families of victim and defendant for sentencing in Joliet apartment slaying

    JOLIET – A judge on Monday refused to grant a new trial to a woman convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of her roommate two summers ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Taste of Bolingbrook expecting large turnout despite heat

    BOLINGBROOK – Water-misting stations will be set up outdoors Saturday at The Promenade Bolingbrook mall, when as many as 35,000 people are expected to ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Truck overturns, spills gravel on Joliet Road

    JOLIET – No one was injured when a gravel truck overturned Monday on Schweitzer Road.Joliet Police L ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Joliet inspector general reviewing McFarland envelope matter

    JOLIET – The Joliet inspector general has been looking into what action the city can take concerning Councilman Jim McFarland’s use of city envelopes ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Minooka 201 bus drivers demand respect, safety, fairer pay

    MINOOKA – Members of a bus drivers and aides union at Minooka District 201 urged more respect, safety and fairer pay from district officials at Monday ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Plainfield School District 202 revamps fields at high schools

    PLAINFIELD – Construction crews at Plainfield Central High School were at work last week revamping the stadium field.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:38 pm
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