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  • Class of 2015: Crystal Lake South graduates overcome adversity

    CRYSTAL LAKE – “We have a power outage affecting more than 600 homes in the area,” Principal Scott Shepard announced.
    May 30, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Wheaton Symphony Orchestra seeking musicians for summer series

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Symphony Orchestra is looking for musicians for its "Pops" summer series, according to a news release from the organization.
    May 30, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Best Buddies honors Glenbard West adviser

    GLEN ELLYN – Best Buddies Illinois has named Glenbard West High School teacher Allison Hengesh Tranchita its 2014-15 high school adviser of the year, ...
    May 30, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Class of 2015: Cary-Grove graduates 440 students with laughs, advice

    CARY – The names were called, photos were taken and the principal wore a feather boa, "rock star" sunglasses and a tiara while giving the graduates so ...
    May 30, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Bottle & Bottega to celebrate Pet Appreciation Week with 'Paint Your Pet' event

    GLEN ELLYN – Bottle & Bottega will celebrate Pet Appreciation Week with a "Paint Your Pet" event from noon to 3 p.m. June 7 at its location at 498 Cre ...
    May 30, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Downers Grove selected for conservation program

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove is participating in a Conservation Foundation program called Conservation in our Community, the foundation announced in ...
    May 30, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • Downers Grove South students selling T-shirts to raise money for earthquake victims

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South High School students are selling T-shirts to raise money to buy tents for families displaced by the earthquakes in ...
    May 30, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Leman students visit Springfield, meet Oberweis

    Leman Middle School sixth-grade students meet State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R - Sugar Grove, whose district includes part of West Chicago, on May 7 at the ...
    May 30, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Green cars come to Westmont Junior High School

    WESTMONT – Westmont Junior High School hosts its second annual Green Car Show on May 1.Car dealers f ...
    May 30, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Will, Grundy county-area police stake out Dunkin Donuts for Special Olympics fundraiser

    MORRIS – Police vehicles with lights flashing surrounded Friday morning the Dunkin’ Donuts drive-thru lane in Morris.
    May 30, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Morris Citizen's Police Academy taking applications

    MORRIS – Those interested in seeing how Morris Police Department officers perform their jobs will have the chance in August.
    May 30, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Will, Grundy county organizations offer summer learning opportunities

    JOLIET – Casey O’Connell says keeping children and teens active and learning throughout the summer is important to their quality of life.
    May 30, 2015 - 10:01 am
  • JJC board will vote on approving college police chief's contract

    JOLIET — Joliet Junior College trustees are scheduled June 9 to consider renewing JJC Police Chief Pete Comanda’s contract.
    May 30, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Jefferson closure planned for Joliet railroad work

    JOLIET – On June 4, Jefferson Street will close east of Scott Street at the viaduct for railroad platform construction, Joliet’s police department is ...
    May 30, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Berwyn's Kaleidoscope Art Fair set for August, artists asked to submit work

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Arts Council announced the second annual Kaleidoscope Art Fair is a go for Aug. 8 and 9.
    May 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
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