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  • McHenry County Habitat for Humanity rehab home for McHenry family

    McHENRY – With new house keys in hand, Mary Chavez of McHenry spoke Sunday with a tone of relief.“We ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Higher education in Woodstock Old Courthouse’s future?

    WOODSTOCK – A university or another higher education institution could one day anchor the historical Old Courthouse in Woodstock, if the City Council ...
    April 26, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Volunteers to teach Joliet students career success

    JOLIET – Hufford Junior High Schools students will learn this week what it takes to hunt for jobs and work
    April 26, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: Music was Lockport music director's heart and soul

    LOCKPORT – Mark Secor said his brother Tom of Joliet was 12 years old when he played the organ for the 5:30 a.m. daily Mass at St. Patrick’s Catholic ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Rialto sidewalk crumbling, but what to do?

    JOLIET – Watch your step if you’re walking behind the Rialto Square Theatre.The section of Scott Str ...
    April 26, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • St. Vincent de Paul shop opens second store in former Aldi’s

    JOLIET – “I used to come here all the time when it was Aldi’s,” Dianna Martin of Channahon said while shopping one day last week.
    April 26, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • St. Petronille hosts Leadership Fair

    GLEN ELLYN – St. Petronille School holds its Leadership Fair on April 10.During the last six months, ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:54 pm
  • Wheaton Academy science and engineering team takes first at state

    Wheaton Academy’s Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering team attends the state competition April 15 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champ ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:49 pm
  • Four District 99 students win national art awards

    DOWNERS GROVE – Four Community High School District 99 students have received national Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, the district announced in a ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:45 pm
  • Burns & McDonnell named among Fortune's 100 best companies

    Burns & McDonnell has been named 15th on the 2015 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, the company announced in a news release.
    April 26, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Dollar Town opens in Westmont

    WESTMONT – Dollar Town, located at 220 W. Ogden Ave., holds a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted April 1 by the Westmont Chamber of Comm ...
    April 26, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • Illinois football hall of fame inducts former LT coach

    LA GRANGE – Jack Derning was a physical educator and a varsity football coach for Lyons Township High School for 19 years.
    April 26, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • No bail for Cicero man who allegedly shot at off-duty Chicago police officer

    A Cicero man is one of two being held without bail after allegedly firing a handgun at an off-duty Chicago police officer.
    April 27, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Western Springs student reported missing in Colorado found

    WESTERN SPRINGS – A Western Springs native and University of Colorado student who went missing earlier this month in Boulder has been found.
    April 27, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Lipinski congratulates All-American Boy and Girl essay finalists

    WESTERN SPRINGS – U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Western Springs, offered his congratulations to finalists at the All-American Boy and Girl award ceremony. ...
    April 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
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