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  • New classes at District 47 aim to expose kids to science, tech fields

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Clare Ryan and Emily Pikula were trying to make a bead.The Richard Bernotas Middle Sc ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Marengo Fire Rescue expands facilities, buys former auto shop in Union

    UNION – A former auto repair shop in Union will soon help Marengo Fire Rescue respond quicker to ambulance calls in the area, the fire chief said.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • McHenry County-area police offer tips to keep snowbird homes safe

    A mass migration that began when the weather first turned colder will soon kick into high gear.McHen ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Two McHenry County soldiers welcomed home Saturday

    CARY – Poland native Karolina Tohill does not mind grabbing a large gun, getting on a Black Hawk helicopter and defending America.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Rialto board appointments mixed in with marquee debate

    JOLIET – Joliet Mayor Tom Giarrante rejected claims that his two re-appointments to the governing body of the Rialto Square Theatre last week were pol ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Laraway students lead holiday toy drive in Joliet

    JOLIET — Laraway Elementary School students are helping make more than 100 children happy with a toy drive this Christmas.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Animal shelter overwhelmed by support

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Overwhelmed by the response received from supporters, there has not been a dry eye at Cache Creek Animal Rescue since staff went pub ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Minooka high school plans to issue $12 million in bonds

    MINOOKA – A local resident told the Minooka High School board he was concerned about his taxes during a public hearing Thursday on the proposed issuan ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Making Christmas fun and educational

    CREST HILL – Karen Rice headed into The Chalkboard on Friday and came out with toys she thought would both entertain and educate her child.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Penrose Brewery draws crowds with first bottle release

    GENEVA - Not everyone was running around Saturday trying to get their Christmas shopping done. For ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Ringwood grain bin fire causes $2,500 in lost corn

    RINGWOOD – Firefighters took nearly nine and a half hours to extinguish a grain bin fire that caused only minimal damage.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Horsley named Gallery 200's featured artist for January

    WEST CHICAGO – Judith Horsley will be Gallery 200's featured artist for January, the gallery announced in a news release.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Acorn Coffehouse to host concert

    WHEATON – Acorn Coffeehouse will host blues and roots music duo Joe Filisko and Eric Noden on Jan. 10, according to a news release from the venue.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • RE/MAX Suburban of Glen Ellyn welcomes new broker

    GLEN ELLYN – RE/MAX Suburban has welcomed Michele Evangelista to its Glen Ellyn office, RE/MAX announced in a news release.
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Glen Ellyn library donates furniture to private school

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Public Library has donated much of the discarded library furniture from its second floor remodel to a private Christian sc ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 2:37 pm
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