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  • Lockport Gallery to hold opening reception for ‘People’s Exhibit’

    LOCKPORT – Friday night will mark the Lockport Gallery’s opening reception of the “People’s Exhibition.”
    July 30, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Joliet police sergeant arrested in alleged trailer theft

    JOLIET – A Joliet police sergeant is facing a felony charge related to the possession of stolen property and is being investigated by the department’s ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Will County schools tidy up buildings over summer season

    JOLIET – Heavy rains this summer caused delays in the construction of the Joliet Central High School Student Center, but the project is on track to fi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • An iPhone valued at $500 was reported stolen Tuesday, July 14, from a car parked in the driveway in the 700 block of Lancaster Lane.
    July 30, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • ‘Grateful’: Family of once-missing teen makes donation

    CAMPTON HILLS – Emily Czajkowski’s family has made a donation to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, with the hope it will help fi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • New North Aurora restaurant opens its doors

    NORTH AURORA – A new restaurant that serves Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine recently opened at 321 S. Lincolnway, North Aurora.
    July 30, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • Work will start next week on Houston Street in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Starting next week, motorists will encounter a new challenge while they are getting around in downtown Batavia.
    July 30, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • North Aurora Days festival coming up

    NORTH AURORA – With cases of canine flu waning, the North Aurora Pet Parade once again will be part of next month’s North Aurora Days.
    July 30, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • Dunham Woods Farm moves horse riding business to Plato Township

    PLATO TOWNSHIP – After 40 years of teaching young riders and training young horses, Dunham Woods Farm Inc. recently moved from its previous location i ...
    July 30, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • Kane County coroner to review old cases

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell is encouraging people to contact him if they have concerns about how a case was handled by a previous adminis ...
    July 30, 2015 - 7:01 pm
  • Villa Park marks end of Ramadan with Eid Fest

    VILLA PARK – Islamic Circle of North America hosted the fifth annual Eid Fest from July 24 through 26 in Villa Park, featuring carnival rides, food, f ...
    July 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Cook County wants to buy all the homes in Riverside Lawn, turn it into forest preserve

    RIVERSIDE – Whatever Cook County decides to do to bring about flood relief to Riverside Lawn, officials say no one will be forced to sell their proper ...
    July 31, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Civil War re-enactors flock to Lombard for annual event

    LOMBARD – U.S. history came to life July 25 and 26 at Lombard's fifth annual Civil War Reenactment organized by the Lombard Historical Society.
    July 30, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • Asimakopoulos: Free access to Lynda.com through Indian Prairie Public Library

    Today, someone asked me how Instagram works. Last week, a friend accepted her first management position and wanted to improve her people skills. I rec ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District, DPZ Committee team up to look at building new sports facility

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District and the Development, Planning and Zoning Committee recently began preliminary discussion for an indoor multi-use ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:46 pm
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