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  • Non-emergency phone numbers down for Shorewood, Lockport, Channahon police

    Non-emergency phone lines are down for several Will County police departments.Including those affect ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • Downers Grove celebrates fall season with inaugural Harvest Festival

    DOWNERS GROVE – For residents who want to take advantage of as many outside fall opportunities before it turns to winter, the Downers Grove Park Distr ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • Mane in Heaven having 4th annual Trot-A-Thon in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Mane in Heaven will be holding its fourth annual 5k Trot-A-Thon on Sunday in Lake in the Hills.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Cary District 26 Board of Education seeking new board member

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board is accepting applications for an open seat on the board that must be filled by appointment.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • McHenry County considers Huntley housing subdivision

    HUNTLEY – Rock Creek Homes wants to build new houses on about 93 acres of property by The Hennings housing complex but neighbors aren’t happy about it ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Cider Fest at McHenry County museum to feature Civil War re-enactors, apple bake-off

    UNION – The 39th annual Cider Fest is set to take place Sunday with Civil War re-enactments and an apple-baking competition.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • 4 newcomers running for 2 open seats in McHenry County Board District 4

    Voters in McHenry County Board District 4 will be choosing new faces Nov. 8 to represent them.All fo ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • McHenry tax preparation business owner, workers commit tax fraud scheme

    Eight people, including the owner of a McHenry-based tax preparation business, pleaded guilty in relation to a tax fraud scheme, according to a news r ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Prairie Ridge High School celebrating its 20th year since inception

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge High School is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with various events.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Sanitary sewer smoke testing to continue in Joliet this weekend

    JOLIET – Smoke testing is expected to continue this weekend in downtown Joliet.The city did smoke te ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Proposal would increase pay for Shorewood's mayor

    SHOREWOOD – Shorewood village trustees discussed Tuesday during the Committee of the Whole meeting a proposal by Mayor Rick Chapman to add more duties ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Marijuana violation reduced in Minooka

    MINOOKA – Minooka trustees amended Tuesday the village’s Cannabis Control Act, reducing the seriousness of possession of 10 grams or less.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • Rialto Square Theatre ready to fix up marquee

    JOLIET – Things are getting brighter at the Rialto Square Theatre – at least in some ways.The Rialto ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Trump fundraiser in Bolingbrook attracts mostly protesters, some supporters

    BOLINGBROOK – Between 150 and 200 people were outside the Bolingbrook Golf Club on Wednesday for several hours – but they weren’t waiting to hit a buc ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 7:58 am
  • Eisenhower Academy in Joliet named National Blue Ribbon School

    JOLIET – Blue confetti dropped and the hands of 266 elementary students rose in the air to catch it as it fell to the ground. Cheers ensued as the chi ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 5:39 pm
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