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  • Joliet councilman holds coffee meeting

    JOLIET – Joliet City Councilman Jim McFarland will hold a "Coffee with the Councilman" on Saturday.M ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Will County board member thanks Minooka trustees

    MINOOKA – Will County Board Member Don Gould thanked Minooka trustees and the village Tuesday night for working on extending the Lions Park bike path.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Lisle looks forward to new developments in 2015

    LISLE – The village of Lisle's focus on economic development appears to be paying off, as new housing and commercial developments prepare to move to t ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Five breakout players: Benet, Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Lisle and Westmont

    New players emerge as standouts each basketball season, from underclassmen getting their first taste of varsity ball to juniors and seniors making the ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Village clerk dies of cancer

    ISLAND LAKE – The village of Island Lake is mourning the loss of one of its own after news was delivered Monday that Village Clerk Teresa Ponio had di ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Will County officials consider pros, cons of new courthouse locales

    DARIEN – Building a new courthouse in downtown Joliet would be more convenient and cost-effective than building elsewhere on a greenfield site, Will C ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Grant trails, tops Lakes girls basketball

    FOX LAKE – The Grant Bulldogs showed Tuesday why no lead is ever safe. Grant overcame an 18-point first half deficit to defeat the Lakes Eagles 58-47 ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Walter Strawn Drive crossing in Elwood closes to traffic (with video)

    ELWOOD – The Walter Strawn Drive railroad crossing just west of Illinois Route 53 is now closed, blocking off one of the main access points truckers u ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Mystery Diner visit to a toda madre in Glen Ellyn: 7 photos

    Newly transplanted to Glen Ellyn by Geneva's Bien Trucha, the Mexican restaurant called a toda madre embraces equal parts sophistication and comfort.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • High Flying: Club doesn’t let weather stop the fun

    McCOOK – For a town with only 231 residents, the McCook Athletic & Exposition Center, or the MAX, at 4750 S. Vernon Ave., is massive.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • The Legacy Guild preparing for annual fundraising event

    The Legacy Guild, a nonprofit started by a group of La Grange-area residents to provide college scholarships for students who have lost a parent, is g ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lakewood approves TIF district at Route 47, 176

    LAKEWOOD – A special taxing district centered on the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 was approved following two confused and lengthy meetings Tuesda ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • ‘Straight Talk’ offers truths about drug use

    BATAVIA – Retired police Sgt. Bruce R. Talbot doesn’t deny there’s a heroin problem.What once was an ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Batavia School Board looks at building improvements

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members on Tuesday discussed what work needs to be done in Batavia School District 101 as part of the district’s buildi ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Joliet City Council committee discusses LGBT issues

    JOLIET – A bit of history may have been made Tuesday when the Joliet City Council Diversity Committee met to discuss LGBT issues.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:40 pm
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