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  • Marengo City Council fills alderman vacancy in Ward 1 with 40-year resident

    MARENGO – Longtime resident Mike Miller has been appointed as the newest member of the Marengo City Council.
    NEW: May 24, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • McHenry County College Board taking another swing at improving science labs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees on Thursday will consider yet another proposal for new and enhanced science labs and healt ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • McHenry County gun stores weigh in on proposed Illinois licensing law

    Owners of local gun stores are calling a new proposed state regulatory layer bureaucratic overkill designed to shut them down under the guise of impro ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 students to give 'TED' talks

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 seventh-graders will bring their own rendition of the often inspirational TED talks as part ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Tapes: Peterson hoped to sell drugs in Mexico after prison

    CHESTER – Secret recordings between Drew Peterson and an inmate he’s accused of trying to enlist to help kill a prosecutor show that the former suburb ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Incoming Taft District 90 leader meets with community

    LOCKPORT – The incoming superintendent and building principal for Taft School District 90 met Tuesday with residents, students and alumni.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Rialto Square Theatre supporters crowd theater for 90th Anniversary celebration

    JOLIET – It was a night of looking back and forward, hopefully, as the Rialto Square Theatre celebrated its 90th birthday and more to come on Tuesday.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Lipinski announces $3 million grant for Argonne National Lab

    LEMONT – U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Western Springs, is joining the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to announce funding fo ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Joliet District 204 students delve into history for presentation fair

    JOLIET – More than 2,000 students participated last week in the annual district-wide history fair at Joliet Township High School District 204.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Proposal for apartments, commercial development in Plainfield panned by trustees

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Village Board was not in favor Monday of a proposal to build 346 rental units on an empty 37-acre lot along Lockport Stree ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Will County awarded federal funding for food, shelter programs

    JOLIET – Will County has been selected to receive $373,569 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Joliet Park District seeking preserve status for Pilcher Park

    JOLIET – The debate over the road and trail system at Pilcher Park at times has come down to a debate over accessibility vs. preservation.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Plainfield man gets in crash fleeing cop in car, runs away on foot

    JOLIET – A Plainfield man who fled a Will County Sheriff's Office deputy by car, crashed into a minivan and continued his attempted escape on foot is ...
    May 24, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • No bail reduction for suspect in fatal Romeoville fight

    JOLIET – A judge Tuesday denied a bond reduction for a Romeoville man accused of killing another man during a martial arts fight at a party last year.
    May 24, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • One taken to hospital after car vs. pickup collision near Joliet

    JOLIET – One person was transported Tuesday afternoon to Silver Cross Hospital following a crash in unincorporated Will County near Joliet.
    May 24, 2016 - 5:01 pm
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