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  • Will County District 8 incumbents focus on capital projects, challenger says he'll help youth

    JOLIET – Three candidates are on the Nov. 8 ballot seeking election to one of two four-year terms representing Will County Board District 8.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 official: budget 'on a good track' thus far

    NEW LENOX – The Lincoln-Way District 210 superintendent said at Thursday’s meeting that revenues are up for the financially struggling district while ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Will County officials agree to accelerated safety complex construction schedule

    JOLIET – Will County officials have set forth a plan to get the new Will County Public Safety Complex completed a few months sooner than expected.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Crest Hill wants to know more about Stateville plans

    CREST HILL – The city of Crest Hill wants to hear more about the state's plan to close F House at Stateville Correctional Center before the end of the ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Frankfort police, FBI nab bank robbery suspect

    FRANKFORT – Frankfort police said a joint investigation with the FBI led to the arrest of a New Lenox man who was a suspect in a robbery at U.S. Bank. ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • I-80 westbound reopens near Joliet after multi-vehicle crash

    Interstate 80 near Interstate 55 was closed Friday evening after a three-vehicle crash outside Joliet.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • McHenry County College job fair draws a crowd

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It can be hard to find work, but McHenry County College sought to make it a little easier for students and residents Friday.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Larson: Challenging courses prepare teens for college, careers

    Equipping and preparing all students for their college and career experience is central to any high school's mission. Along with the student's grade-p ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Letter: Stormwater referendum promotes expanded government, homeowner complacency

    To the editor:Dear voters (and good consumers), if you are unaware of the upcoming [Downers Grove] S ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake couple drives around in the ‘Go Cubs Go’ car

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Russ and Helen Feign decorated their 1926 Ford Model T with Cubs-themed accessories to celebrate their favorite baseball team.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • La Grange bookstore to host Berwyn native

    Berwyn native Paul Barile will read from and sign his novel, “My Brother’s Hands,” at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at Anderson’s Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Unsafe lead levels found in water of two Lemont Catholic schools

    LEMONT – Voluntary testing in 180 Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools recently revealed unsafe levels of lead in two Lemont schools, a diocesan re ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • La Grange Police Department: Gas leak on Cossitt Avenue being worked on

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Police Department said a gas leak on Cossitt Avenue is being taken care of and is not expected to be a lingering problem.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Lyons Township showcases career, technical opportunities

    LA GRANGE – Members of the Association for Career and Technical Education and the Illinois Association for Career and Technical Education recently tou ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Oct. 21

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:32 pm
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