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  • Sixth-year champs

    GURNEE – Gurnee Park District's lifeguards are champions for six years now at a state competition.La ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Living in Lake County: Doing my heart good

    A friend posted on Facebook about a volunteering experience she regularly takes part in and how great she felt about it. I wanted some of that too. It ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Village Vine: Potawatomi, and others', trails

    French explorers came to what is now the state of Illinois in the late 17th century, and European settlers began arriving in the early 19th century, b ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • State's attorney forum focuses on cyberbullying

    MORRIS – Cyberbullying is becoming an increasingly dangerous threat, Grundy County State’s Attorney Jason Helland said.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry offers dance classes for children

    McHENRY – Ballet, tap and jazz dance programs for children will start the week of Sept. 15.The McHen ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Algonquin Village Hall closed Monday

    ALGONQUIN – The Ganek Municipal Center and the public works facility will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day, the village of Algonquin sai ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Troy fire chief will retire

    SHOREWOOD – After serving as Troy Fire Chief for five years, Steve Engledow is set to retire next month.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Cary seeks public input on allowing backyard chickens

    CARY – Veterinarian Christy McCratic has co-workers who own chickens and from time to time bring in eggs to their Schaumburg office.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Lockport to consider downtown business restrictions

    LOCKPORT – City Council members in Lockport are scheduled to vote this week on a proposal that restricts certain businesses from locating in the downt ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Former Frankfort doctor pleads guilty to sexual offenses

    JOLIET – A Frankfort doctor was sentenced to 18 months of probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to groping women during office visits.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Community event focused on providing 'safe havens'

    JOLIET – About six weeks ago, discussion on the “I’m So Joliet” Facebook page turned to the problem of youth violence.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Elmhurst couple in triple murder-suicide remembered as loving parents

    ELMHURST – A row of white crosses lined the yard of a house in the 600 block of Chatham Avenue on Sunday, after police discovered the bodies of four f ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Applicants sought for Plainfield park board

    PLAINFIELD – State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, has formed a selection committee to review applications for Plainfield Township Park co ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Joliet pastor describes situation in Israel after visit for peace

    JOLIET – The Rev. Warren Dorris Jr. has visited Israel three times, twice as a tourist and the third as part of a group of 25 U.S. ministers showing s ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Bolingbrook man convicted in mailed marijuana scheme

    BOLINGBROOK – A Bolingbrook man who was one of three charged with mailing five pounds of marijuana to a home in Naperville in September 2013 was convi ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 9:07 pm
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