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  • Volunteers needed for oak rescue at Sterne’s Woods & Fen

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Anyone interested in rescuing oaks from invasive plants can volunteer Sunday at Sterne’s Woods & Fen, 617 Hillside Drive, Crystal Lake.
    July 21, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Giving Back to Lemont Free Concert is July 23

    LEMONT – The fourth annual Giving Back to Lemont Free Concert will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. July 23 in the open area next to Front Street Cantina, ...
    July 21, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • North Berwyn Park District to host 'The Good Dinosaur' as part of Movies in the Park

    BERWYN – The North Berwyn Park District will host a showing of "The Good Dinosaur" on July 21 as part of Movies in the Park.
    July 21, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • In 2013 police interview, McHenry man denies knowing the whereabouts of Jacqueline Schaefer

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry man's trial on murder allegations continued Thursday with a video of his police interrogation in Las Vegas in which he de ...
    July 21, 2016 - 1:12 pm
  • Cosley Zoo to present outdoor wine tasting

    WHEATON – Kids always have plenty to find at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton: more than 150 animals representing over 60 native Illinois species, duck and chick ...
    July 21, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Nicor begins work within La Grange's Central Business District

    LA GRANGE – Nicor was scheduled to begin work within La Grange's Central Business District on July 18, according to the village's website.
    July 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • DuPage, Cook counties under excessive heat warning

    DuPage and Cook counties are among many under an excessive heat warning today, facing heat index values as high as 115 degrees, according to the Natio ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Updated: Power restored in downtown Joliet area

    JOLIET – The downtown Joliet area – including the Will County Courthouse and the Joliet Police Department's main office – was briefly without power Th ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • DuPagePads receives DuPage Foundation grants

    Homeless nonprofit DuPagePads was one of 30 organizations that received grants June 22 during the DuPage Foundation's Spring Grant Awards Breakfast, a ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • New Glen Ellyn theater company to present first production

    GLEN ELLYN – Jared Titus and Stephanie Hansen want to introduce youngsters and teens to the bright lights of the theatrical world.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Experts discuss Will County transportation for seniors

    JOLIET – The difficult journey of one woman in her 90s trying to visit Wal-Mart for grocery shopping was shared Wednesday at a panel discussion in Jol ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • Defense for alleged Joliet shooter seeks ammunition shell reports

    JOLIET – A Lockport man charged with killing a man and injuring a woman in a Joliet shooting last summer wants to know if there are federal reports on ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Fairmont D-89 welcomes new board member, administrators

    LOCKPORT – In contrast to past board meetings this year, spirits were high among Fairmont School District 89 Board members as they welcomed new admini ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • Will County sheriff's facility, courthouse projects moving along

    JOLIET – Representatives from firms hired to create the new Will County Sheriff’s Facility and Will County Justice Center provided updates this week t ...
    July 20, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Estes Express Lines negotiating incentives for Joliet project

    JOLIET – Plans for an Estes Express Lines truck terminal were put on hold this week as the company negotiates incentives for the project.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:19 pm
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