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  • Local GOP delegates say Trump is in, protesters could be trouble

    Local delegates going to the Republican convention this week said they believe the Trump nomination is settled but they still expect a “wild” conventi ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • County Board considers Weber Road interchange budget of $18 million

    JOLIET – The Will County Board is set this week to decide whether to set the county’s portion of engineering and construction costs related to the Web ...
    July 17, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • Houbolt Road bridge seen as first step in accommodating economic growth in Joliet area

    JOLIET – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s comments in Joliet last week as he announced a $190 million bridge project at Houbolt Road off Interstate 80 offered hope ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Minooka-based charity to raise money to support children in cancer treatment

    MINOOKA – A local charity hopes to raise $3,000 in a 24-hour period for National Lollipop Day in an effort to give treats to children undergoing cance ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Family of Plainfield man killed in crash mourn his death, celebrate birth of his daughter

    Finding a career. Raising children. Growing older.These are the matters we think about for ourselves ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Elmhurst police investigating aggravated robbery at Dress Barn

    ELMHURST - The Elmhurst Police Department continues to investigate an aggravated robbery that occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. July 15 at the Dress ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Berwyn resident spreads joy of Italian language

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Vincent Cerda was born to American parents, but his first language wasn’t English. The 22-year-old learned to speak Italian b ...
    July 17, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • Families dodge raindrops Friday at Plainfield Fest

    PLAINFIELD – Dark clouds and a light drizzle between 4 and 5:30 p.m. Friday didn’t stop families and groups of teens from descending on downtown Plain ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Will-Grundy area local American Red Cross elects directors

    ROMEOVILLE — The American Red Cross of the Illinois River Valley held its first annual meeting June 16 where chapter directors were elected.
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet's online and automated photo utility bill payment unavailable due to system upgrade

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet is upgrading its current Water and Sewer computer system in order to better serve area residents.
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Honoring the fallen: Gathering in Romeoville honors police officers killed in line of duty

    ROMEOVILLE – Nearly 50 law enforcement personnel, first responders and citizens gathered Friday evening in front of the Romeoville Police Department t ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Johnsburg native's business named McDonald's corporate fitness provider

    JOHNSBURG – Chris Leathers has been running Your World Fitness in Spring Grove for the past six years. The 29-year-old Johnsburg native has trained pr ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • McHenry County in process of reviewing 2030 Plan

    WOODSTOCK – A lack of growth is changing the way the county is revisiting the 2030 Comprehensive Plan it approved six years ago.
    July 16, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts discusses proposed facility

    ELMHURST – On July 13, board members of the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts presented their vision for a 30,000-square-foot facility during the or ...
    July 16, 2016 - 9:38 pm
  • Joliet Council member charged with a DUI

    JOLIET – Joliet City Council member Jim McFarland has been charged with driving under the influence, according to court records.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:00 pm
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