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  • Woodstock City Council votes against prevailing wage law for second year in a row

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council voted down the prevailing wage law for the second year in a row at its meeting Tuesday.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • 3rd Patriot Run coming up Sunday in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Participants in the third annual McHenry County Patriot Run will lace up to support local veterans Sunday at McHenry County College.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Cary man gets probation for setting fire to home in preforeclosure

    WOODSTOCK – A Cary man will serve two years of probation after he admitted to damaging his preforeclosed home by setting it on fire, leaving it uninha ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Police ID Plano man killed riding farm sprayer by train near Union

    UNION – A 57-year-old Plano man was identified as the person killed by a train on Tuesday evening, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Veteran honored with mortgage-free Wonder Lake home

    WONDER LAKE – After renting for the past three years, retired U.S. Army Sgt. Thomas Fogle and his family finally have a place they can call home.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Jean Hansen remembered as civic leader, trailblazer for women

    Introducing Jean Hansen at an event was no simple matter.Lisa Morel Las remembers the first time she ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Will County Center for Community Concerns receives HUD grant

    JOLIET – The Will County Center for Community Concerns has received a housing counseling grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developm ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Serial killer in Will County court to challenge 1984 arrest

    JOLIET – Milton Johnson, who is convicted of five 1983 murders, suspected in at least five others and appeared Wednesday in Will County court, could r ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Joliet D-204 improving awareness, procedures for suicide prevention

    JOLIET – A committee at Joliet Township High School District 204 is working on updating the district’s suicide prevention policy and training to be in ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Joliet parks negotiate new Inwood naming rights with ATI

    JOLIET – The Presence Inwood Athletic Club will be renamed next year. The Joliet Park District is negotiating with ATI Physical Therapy to become the ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Joliet joins Vietnam War commemoration

    JOLIET – Joliet has become a partner in the national commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.
    June 22, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Will, Grundy counties appear to dodge the worst of severe storms

    Severe thunderstorms hit Will and Grundy counties late Wednesday night, and while damage was reported in Seneca, the rest of the area appeared to esca ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Tornado warning issued for Grundy County

    UPDATE 9:35 P.M: There are reports of a damaged home in Seneca near East 29th Road between Seneca and Interstate 80, according to traffic heard on a p ...
    June 22, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Riverside Metra station ticket office closes

    LEMONTFor the second year in a row, Oakwood Elementary School in Lemont invited families to a night ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Morris couple dies after being hit by vehicle

    MORRIS – A 16-year-old Morris teenager was ticketed after striking a Morris couple who were riding their bicycles Tuesday night on Old Stage Road.
    June 22, 2016 - 7:24 pm
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