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  • Speedway plans to build Route 53 station in 2018

    JOLIET – Speedway plans to build of a Route 53 gas station for cars and semitrailers in 2018.The com ...
    March 18, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Minooka high school board talks lacrosse joining IHSA, approves $700 daily cap for officials

    MINOOKA – The Minooka Lacrosse Corp. is one step closer to becoming an official Illinois High School Association sport, after Minooka Community High S ...
    March 18, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Quinn Adamowski talks about Joliet, historic buildings and the local election

    In February, Quinn Adamowski became president of the Cathedral Area Preservation Association and was one of the lead organizers of the forum for Jolie ...
    March 18, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Weather experts, first responders stay ready for severe weather

    JOLIET – Feb. 20 typically is a date in northern Illinois when folks are concerned about frigid temperatures and snowstorms.
    March 18, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Woodstock police: Don't drink and drive this St. Patrick’s Day weekend

    WOODSTOCK – Police departments in McHenry County are warning drivers to not drink and drive during St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
    March 17, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • Huntley trustees OK plans for $30M independent senior living facility

    HUNTLEY – Aside from some concerns with parking, Huntley trustees were supportive of a new independent senior living facility planned to come to the v ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Hearing continued for McHenry doctor accused of overprescribing pain pills

    A hearing to determine whether a McHenry doctor will lose his license after he allegedly overprescribed large amounts of pain medication to his patien ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • With Johnsburg murder conviction reversed, Mario Casciaro wants certificate of innocence

    WOODSTOCK – Although Mario Casciaro’s conviction was overturned in 2015, prosecutors still don’t think he’s innocent.
    March 17, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • First responders from Algonquin, Lake in the Hills train for active violence situations

    ALGONQUIN – Every time there is an active violence situation – such as the Columbine High School massacre, the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shootin ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • Lindop School hosts Father-Daughter Dance

    BROADVIEW – Fathers and daughters danced the night away Feb. 17 during Lindop School in Broadview's second annual Father-Daughter Dance. A large crowd ...
    March 17, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Letter: Time to face constituents

    To the editor:My congressman, Peter Roskam, has lived in an extreme right wing bubble throughout his ...
    March 17, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Westchester Boy Scout Troop 1 honors first Eagle Scout

    WESTCHESTER – Westchester Boy Scout Troop 1 celebrated its first Eagle Scout during a ceremony Jan. 14 at Divine Infant Church in Westchester.
    March 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Palzet: Pleasantdale District 107 tackles strategic planning with eye on community

    Creating a long-term strategic plan has become a staple in districts across the state. While the way schools go about creating these plans differs, th ...
    March 17, 2017 - 5:19 pm
  • Dwight man gets 8 years for selling heroin to Braidwood teen who overdosed

    JOLIET – A Dwight man was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for selling heroin to a 19-year-old woman who died from an overdose in Wilmington ...
    March 17, 2017 - 5:01 pm
  • Pictures of the week Mar. 10 to 16: 5 photos

    Check out some of the best shots from our photographers from the past week. ...
    March 18, 2017 - 9:54 am