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  • 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
  • Metra train hits, kills pedestrian in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A man died after he walked in front of a Metra train Sunday evening in Woodstock, according to the Woodstock Police Department.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:38 am
  • Wisconsin-style supper club coming to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dave Perlick, the executive chef at Montarra Grill in Algonquin, is planning to open a new restaurant in Crystal Lake within the next s ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • Retired Crystal Lake District 47 teacher completes Antarctica expedition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Retired educator Betty Trummel may have returned home from a three-week science and leadership expedition to Antarctica, but she says h ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • An Extraordinary Life: Mokena girl never let cystic fibrosis limit her

    MOKENA – Rachel Sweet’s double lung transplant was a double-edged sword.Because Rachel’s cystic fibr ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Hunger relief organization to hold fundraising event about gardening

    JOLIET – Northern Illinois Food Bank’s executive women’s council is inviting people to learn about gardening and support hunger relief at a fundraisin ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Gateway opens addiction treatment center in Joliet

    JOLIET – Gateway Foundation, the largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider in the state, is opening a facility in Joliet this week, which is good ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Joliet church, community reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    JOLIET – Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is not only a time to remember the past for the Rev. David Latimore of Mount Zion Baptist Church, but also ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Police: Wilton Township man shoots squad car; surrenders after SWAT team called

    WILTON TOWNSHIP – A man was arrested Sunday after allegedly shooting at a Will County forest preserve officer’s squad car.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:08 pm
  • Crest Hill man dies after being crushed by car parts in Romeoville

    A Crest Hill man died early Friday morning after being crushed by car parts.Donald Coleman, 27, of t ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 3:38 pm
  • Husky club impresses Will County with dog races, demonstrations

    MONEE – Tanya Partenski wasn’t always a husky dog owner, but her fascination with the breed has led her to own several and participate in demonstratio ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • Romeoville to receive command center in March

    ROMEOVILLE – The village of Romeoville has crossed an item off its wish list.The village announced t ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 10:16 pm
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