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  • Finding a way back to work

    JOLIET – The long-term unemployed face a dilemma: The longer they go without a job, the less desirable job candidates they become. 
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Joliet city attorney plans to resign

    JOLIET – City Attorney Jeff Plyman has announced he plans to retire.Plyman will step down once a rep ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: 'She lit up a room'

    JOLIET – Bill Warren of Joliet said his wife Camilla was an interesting person – and she proved it right from the start by agreeing to elope.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Local party leaders ‘confident’ about November election

    JOLIET – Local party leaders are bracing for the November elections – now less than 10 weeks away.On ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Speaker to discuss human-caused extinctions, conservation efforts

    RINGWOOD – Three different human interactions have decided the fates of three entire species of birds, according to an upcoming guest lecturer at Glac ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Schools and unions focus on future workers

    JOLIET – The future of labor may depend on young people developing the right skills early on.But how ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Letter: Congress should strengthen the Voting Rights Act

    To the Editor:This month we celebrate the 49th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the his ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 7:02 pm
  • DuPage forest preserve district honored for financial reporting

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Board of Commissioners President D. "Dewey" Pierotti Jr. (left) and district Director of Finance and Adminis ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 7:00 pm
  • St. James students celebrate new school year

    GLEN ELLYN – Molly and Meghan Baehl celebrate their return to school Monday at St. James the Apostle Catholic School in Glen Ellyn.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Maria SS Lauretana Festival returns to Berwyn: 5 photos

    The Maria SS Lauretana Festival returns to the Morton West High School parking lot in Berwyn beginning on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 for the weekend.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • D-86 board offer not up to teacher's standards

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Teachers Association spokesman Mike Palmquist said the most recent contract offer from the District 86 School Board is just anothe ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Barking cat from Lombard advances in national contest

    LOMBARD – Having a cat that barks like a dog is unique and something Susie Blackwell hopes will net her the grand prize in the inaugural Adams Smart P ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:21 pm
  • 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
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