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  • Shields: Dual language program coming to District 93

    A growing trend across the country is the introduction of dual language programs in public and private education. Dual language programs deliver instr ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Palmisano: Survey will help shape District 45's future

    One of the ways in which we gauge our success as a school district is by giving the 5Essentials Survey to our parents, students, and staff. The 5Essen ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Benages: When babies, children, teens should be immunized

    It’s important to keep your children current on their vaccinations to help protect them, your community and schools from outbreaks of disease. Immuniz ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New Lenox candidates face two-term incumbent

    NEW LENOX – Two New Lenox mayoral candidates will run against two-term incumbent Tim Baldermann in the April 7 election. 
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Rialto chairman addresses move to forego $350K donation

    JOLIET – Rialto officials were faced with a “damned if we do and damned if we don’t” situation when contemplating a second $350,000 offer to pay for a ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Joliet officer with a knack for catching bad guys retires

    JOLIET – “I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more of it I seem to have,” Coleman Cox wrote in 1922.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Upgrades ahead for Kaneland student information system

    SUGAR GROVE – Students and parents in Kaneland School District 302 will see changes in the district’s Web-based student information system, which will ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Judge orders primary election in Campton Hills

    A Kane County judge Thursday cleared a path for six Campton Hills candidates, including two write-in candidates, to be part of a Feb. 24 primary elect ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Batavia weighing whether to join STEM school

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members are set to vote Feb. 24 on whether Batavia School District 101 should become a part of the John C. Dunham STEM ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Batavia consultant Aiston pleads guilty to DUI

    Batavia Economic Development Consultant Chris Aiston on Thursday pleaded guilty to an amended count of driving under the influence of alcohol, a misde ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Experts ‘cautiously optimistic’ at 2015 Economic Forecast

    ST. CHARLES – Business and city leaders in Kane County on Thursday said there were a number of indicators that showed positive signs for the economy i ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Rosary Booster Club to raise funds at 35th annual Super Bowl event

    Mary Lou Kunold said a November call to her phone went something like this:“We’re by the outlet mall ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Mental Health Court funding put on hold

    MORRIS – The Grundy County Mental Health Court program has been put on hold because of the governor’s executive order freezing all state discretionary ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Plainfield 202 teachers ratify new contract

    PLAINFIELD – Teachers in Plainfield School District 202 have ratified a new three-year contract that increases their pay by an average of 2 to 3 perce ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:28 pm
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