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  • Will County Humane Society will host Fur Ball

    JOLIET – On March 19, the Shorewood-based Will County Humane Society will host its fifth annual Fur Ball.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Three Rivers Festival begins 2016 event planning

    CHANNAHON – On a day that opened with the temperature in the low single digits, the Channahon Three Rivers Festival Committee gathered to begin planni ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Minooka Junior High School cheerleading team honored for first-place finish at state

    MINOOKA – The Minooka Junior High School cheerleading team warmed up last week on the mat in the gym and watched as the bleachers and floor space fill ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Author visits students at Walnut Trails in Shorewood

    SHOREWOOD – Hundreds of students filled into the library last week at Walnut Trails Elementary in Shorewood with excitement in their eyes and smiles f ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Ruthia Massie

    Aurora resident Ruthia Massie, 66, was at the Batavia Public Library when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.Au ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • State's final approval of Joliet train station delayed again

    JOLIET – The expected final approval of bids for a downtown Joliet train station has been delayed because of new cost overruns, although the latest ho ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Joliet D-86 basketball charity to be held Saturday

    JOLIET – Joliet Public Schools District 86 staff and community members will play basketball Saturday for the “Hoops for D86” fundraiser.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Joliet orders 50 Tasers; chief wants one for every officer

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet is ordering 50 new Tasers as the police department gets closer to its goal of having every officer equipped with the devic ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Joliet D-86 board plans to approve gifts, audit

    JOLIET – The Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors plans to approve a report of gifts and an audit for last school year at thei ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Decades-old Fraternal Order of Eagle building in Joliet to be torn down

    JOLIET – Boxes of old files, an interrogation room table and chairs, empty shell casings and Starbucks coffee cups were among the items left behind by ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • College of DuPage board sees first quorum since November

    For the first time since November 2015, the College of DuPage Board of Trustees had a quorum at its Feb. 3 meeting to conduct college business.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • Elmhurst community television releases February programming

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst TV has released its programming for February. Programs air on Comcast channel 6, AT&T U-Verse channel 99 and can also be found at ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

    CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes adding anothe ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • Blaze Pizza launches in Oakbrook Terrace

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – Blaze Pizza celebrated its opening in Oakbrook Terrace late last year.The restaur ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Q&A: York High School legendary track coach Joe Newton reflects on 55 years

    ELMHURST – This past fall was Joe Newton's 55th season as the head coach of the York High School cross country team.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:00 pm
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