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  • 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
  • Farming still thrives in Will County, but rural and suburban cultures can clash

    Farming is a big part of the local economy, with nearly half of Will County land devoted to agriculture.
    July 20, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for July 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove and Westmont police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged ...
    July 20, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Fire damages New Lenox home

    NEW LENOX – Fire damaged a single-story house Wednesday afternoon in New Lenox.The blaze began about ...
    July 20, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Shots fired at vehicle in Joliet

    JOLIET – A vehicle was struck by gunfire Tuesday in the 400 block of Taylor Street in Joliet.Chief o ...
    July 20, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Elmhurst Cycling Classic returns July 22

    ELMHURST – For the fourth year in a row, the streets of Elmhurst will become a race track for professional cyclists from around the world.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:39 pm
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