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  • Lake in the Hills Airport to host informational drone meeting

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Airport will be hosting an informational meeting on drone use.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who overdosed testifies in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said James Linder was profiting off the addiction of a McHenry County couple when he allegedly sold heroin to the boyfriend of ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • 3 people found dead in Lake in the Hills home, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are investigating the deaths of three people in what police said appears to be an isolated incident.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • University of St. Francis ranks high for online programs

    JOLIET – For the fourth consecutive year, the University of St. Francis in Joliet was ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs list.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Offices planned for former diocese building in Joliet

    JOLIET – Catholic Charities may move offices into one of the old Diocese of Joliet buildings that were vacated three years ago.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Large home in Plainfield commercial district gets special residential use

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Village Board approved several property-related items at a meeting Monday night.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Lincoln-Way taxpayers group to hold candidate forum; one slate fears it won't be neutral

    NEW LENOX – Several candidates for the Lincoln-Way District 210 school board plan to be at a public forum in February, but the Citizens For 210 slate ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • Historical snapshot: Card wishes recipients 'a right merrie Christmas'

    ELMHURST – This holiday card features the newly opened Elmhurst Public Library in 1922.The library, ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Police: Intruder molested boy in Shorewood home

    SHOREWOOD – Police say a Plainfield man broke into a Shorewood residence and molested a sleeping child early Saturday.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:57 pm
  • Teen locks herself in cell at Joliet's abandoned Collins Street prison

    JOLIET – Firefighters were forced to stage a breakout Monday after an urban explorer found herself locked inside a cell at the Joliet Correctional Cen ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:25 pm
  • Joliet pizza deliveryman robbed with steak knife

    JOLIET – A 17-year-old boy was arrested Monday after allegedly mugging a pizza deliveryman in Joliet.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:17 pm
  • Serene Teaz in Wheaton to close its doors in February

    WHEATON – After maintaining a presence in downtown Wheaton for more than 12 years, Serene Teaz is set to close its doors in February.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Fire damages century-old Joliet house

    JOLIET – Fire caused heavy damage to a vacant house Tuesday on Hickory Street.Joliet Deputy Fire Chi ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:46 pm
  • Lemont High School prepares for full launch of 1:1 program

    LEMONT – When Lemont High School students begin a new academic year next fall, they and their parents can start off the school year prepared for the i ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Letter: Civics education gives students tools to make decisions

    To the editor:One statistic about the 2016 election stood out to me: Only about 50 percent of eligib ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:04 pm
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