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  • Romeoville’s Metal Monkey Brewing celebrates one-year anniversary

    ROMEOVILLE – Only six weeks after its first bottled beer was released, Metal Monkey Brewing will release its second bottle at a one-year anniversary p ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:41 pm
  • Romeoville Area Historical Society to buy home on Belmont Drive for new museum

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Area Historical Society has found a new home.The group received approval ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:38 pm
  • Joliet set to hire project manager for Houbolt Road interchange

    JOLIET – The Joliet City Council on Tuesday will consider hiring a project manager for the Houbolt Road interchange, one of the first steps on the roa ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Joliet museum to delve into history of jockstraps

    JOLIET – The history of jockstraps will see the light of day Sunday at the Joliet Area Historical Museum. 
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of Will County part of service day to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

    JOLIET – Jackets and boots were wet, rain was falling and temperatures were in the 30s Monday morning.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Firefighters put out fire in vacant Homer Township home

    HOMER TOWNSHIP – Homer Township firefighters put out a fire Monday at a house that was for sale.At 1 ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:52 pm
  • CluedIn Escape Rooms opens in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – As someone who enjoyed the fun and challenge that escape rooms offer, Woodridge resident Brian Sommer wanted to see if he could come up w ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Blue Ribbon Products project under construction in Joliet

    JOLIET – Blue Ribbon Products has begun construction of its future beer distribution building.The co ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • Lemont Girl Scouts collect socks for those in need

    LEMONT – Lemont Girl Scout Troop 70360 Kelsey Schmidt (back, from left), Sydney Kibbon, Laney Pengiel, Jenna McCleary, Talia Scoville (front, from lef ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council to recognize Prairie Ridge football champions

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The state champion Prairie Ridge High School football team will be recognized Tuesday evening by the City Council.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:24 pm
  • Elmhurst Boy Scout Troop 82 pitches in to help the hungry

    ELMHURST – Twenty scouts, leaders and family members from Boy Scout Troop 82 in Elmhurst spent part of their winter break at the Northern Illinois Foo ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Cantigny Park announces Christmas tree winner

    WHEATON – The Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park has announced the Christmas tree decorated by Pets Assisting Wounded Warriors and displayed ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:39 pm
  • Pizza Wars fundraiser returns to benefit Downers Grove District 99 foundation

    DOWNERS GROVE – Members of the Community High School District 99 community will soon help decide the best pizza in town – and raise money for their sc ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:31 pm
  • 3 Lake in the Hills businesses recognized for service in village

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Three Lake in the Hills businesses were recognized Thursday, including one that donated time and materials to build raised garden ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:22 am
  • Woodstock District 200 to open registration for 2017-18 preschool program

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock School District 200 will start accepting applications Friday for its 2017-18 preschool program.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:11 am
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