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  • Longtime Will County Board member Steve Wilhelmi will not seek re-election

    JOLIET — After nearly 16 years on the Will County Board, longtime member Steve Wilhelmi has announced he won't seek re-election next year, noting how ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Joliet man pleads guilty in fatal DUI hit-and-run

    JOLIET – A Joliet man who was charged last year in the hit-and-run death of a man in Rockdale pleaded guilty to driving under the influence last month ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • MCCD offers hike in Glacial Park, crafts in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hike in search of owls, an introduction to snowshoeing and the creation of ornaments using recycled paper will all be offered this mo ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • New Pilot Travel Center opens in Joliet

    JOLIET — Pilot Flying J on Sunday opened a Pilot Travel Center in Joliet.The travel center features ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Westchester man's art takes him to Indonesia

    WESTCHESTER – Westchester artist Eric Carbrey hopes the mural he painted on the wall of a preschool in Indonesia can help brighten the lives of the ch ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 showcasing grants through video series

    DOWNERS GROVE – The community can see how Downers Grove Grade School District 58 is using money from the Education Foundation of Downers Grove Distric ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Harvard police investigating gunshot damage from Thanksgiving

    HARVARD – Police in Harvard are investigating two separate incidents where gunshots were fired into a house and a car.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District to create new Butterfield Park plan

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners will reconsider building a basketball court as part of its Butterfield Park renovation pl ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Books for all

    DOWNERS GROVE - The confirmation class at First Congregational Church of Downers Grove has established a Little Free Library outside the church for th ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Romeoville police: Plainfield man robbed teens on Thanksgiving

    ROMEOVILLE – Police said a man robbed two teenagers Thursday as they were leaving Thanksgiving dinner.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Elmhurst Garden Club donates to Elmhurst Park District

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Garden Club gave the Elmhurst Park District a $4,500 donation from proceeds made at the Garden Club's 2015 Annual Garden Walk ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Boys basketball: Addison Trail, Glenbard East, IC Catholic, Timothy Christian, Willowbrook, York set for topoff

    Basketball is a numbers game: Points per game, field goal percentage and total rebounds can all tell the story of a team. With the season about to tip ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn opens new Acute Care Rehabilitation Center

    BERWYN – Patients in need of intensive rehabilitation following a stroke or other debilitating health condition may not have to travel so far from hom ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Funeral services set for teens killed in McHenry crash on Lily Lake Road

    Funeral services are scheduled for the three 18-year-olds who died in a car crash Friday outside McHenry.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • McHenry County residents, businesses in giving, Angel Tree holiday campaigns

    Businesses, churches and schools are giving back to the community through Angel Tree and giving tree programs this holiday season.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Where do you buy your pumpkins?
    At a pumpkin farm or festival
    At the grocery store
    At the farmers market