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  • There’s no place like Wauconda for Maria Weisbruch

    WAUCONDAMaria Weisbruch, 52, has lived in Wauconda since she was a little girl. It’s home, and there ...
    April 1, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Antioch volunteer, food pantry director steps up to serve others

    ANTIOCHAs the executive director for Open Arms Mission Food Pantry in Antioch, Marytherese Ambacher ...
    April 1, 2016 - 9:36 am
  • Gotta Do It: May 1 through May 8

    May 1• Manny’s Mission 5K & SuperKids Miler – Registration begins 7 a.m. Run/walk begins 8 a.m., Rom ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Route 66 Red Carpet festival to run May 7 and 8

    JOLIET – The Historic Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Weekend Festival will have some special attractions this year.
    April 30, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Weeping icon at Homer Glen church attracting crowds

    HOMER GLEN – “I was speechless.”That was the Rev. Sotirios “Fr. Sam” Dimitriou’s reaction in July wh ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Will, Grundy farmers get a head start on corn planting

    Farmers in Will and Grundy counties are ahead of schedule with the planting of corn crops thanks to a stretch of dry, warm-weathered days in April.
    April 30, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Hassert, not Hastert: Bolingbrook mayor posts signs to clarify road name after complaints

    BOLINGBROOK – Confusion about the name of a disgraced ex-politician vs. that of a Will County family for whom a Bolingbrook street is named has driven ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Hundreds volunteer for Big Serve weekend of service in Plainfield, neighboring communities

    PLAINFIELD – Hundreds of volunteers helped out their community Saturday during The Big Serve – and many discovered something new while doing so.
    April 30, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • House Speaker Michael Madigan makes rare appearance in Joliet to address labor leaders

    JOLIET — Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan — arguably the most powerful politician in Springfield — made a rare appearance Friday night in Joliet ...
    April 30, 2016 - 3:19 pm
  • Two found dead in Homer Glen in apparent murder-suicide

    HOMER GLEN – Authorities are investigating the deaths of two people found unresponsive in Homer Glen as a murder-suicide.
    April 30, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Hainesville Mayor Linda Soto moves home, twice

    HAINESVILLEWhen Hainesville Mayor Linda Soto and her family moved to Lake County’s oldest incorporat ...
    April 30, 2016 - 9:35 am
  • Former Volo village president, volunteer to publish history book

    VOLOBurnell Russell is passionate about preservation and history.The 87-year-old Volo resident has b ...
    April 30, 2016 - 9:35 am
  • Nonprofits raise money, awareness through DuPage Human Race

    Supporters of more than 70 nonprofits from around DuPage County will take to the streets of Downers Grove to raise funds during the fifth annual Human ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Lincoln-Way District 210 board loses another member

    NEW LENOX — The board for cash-strapped Lincoln-Way District 210 has incurred another resignation.Lo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:53 pm
  • College of DuPage board to vote on court order regarding alleged Open Meetings Act violation

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees is set to vote May 2 on a court order admitting the board violated the Open Meetings Act when it acted in clos ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:40 pm
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