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  • Joliet school kicks off anti-bullying campaign with author, state secretary

    JOLIET – Author Brandye Phillips called on a special guest to appear in front of a crowd of students at Taft Elementary School.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • More graffiti sprayed in Joliet subdivision

    JOLIET – Police are stepping up patrols in Old Renwick Trail in an attempt to stop racist graffiti that appeared again Monday.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • American Legion job fair in Joliet offers glimpse at job market

    JOLIET – A job fair Monday at American Legion Post 1080 offered a look at who’s seeking work and who needs workers.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Cosley Zoo to build quarantine facility

    WHEATON – A quarantine facility will be added at Wheaton Park District's Cosley Zoo to protect the health of the zoo's animals.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • Judge will keep Peotone Township murder case

    JOLIET – A man who will represent himself in his second trial for a 2007 murder next week has been denied his request for a new judge.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 6:42 pm
  • Dead body found in back of SUV in Joliet Township

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – A dead body was found Monday in the back of an SUV in Joliet Township.Will County ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • Letter: Join the fight to end Alzheimer’s

    To the editor: Recent decades have seen an extraordinary shift in our expectations when we are confr ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn author teams up with students for art exhibit based on work

    GLEN ELLYN – Bob Raczka never gets tired of the rock star treatment.Author of 26 children's books, t ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • 1 killed in Woodstock-area crash on Route 14, sheriff's office says

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old male from Spring Grove was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 14 and Hartland ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 5:26 pm
  • ​Halloween Decorating Contest comes to Lemont

    LEMONT – The Park District and Chamber of Commerce are inviting residents and business owners to decorate their house or office for the Halloween cont ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DuPage, Cook County schools to partner for Options Fair for students with disabilities

    Several area high schools will join together to host an Options Fair for students with disabilities, aimed at helping them transition after graduating ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:07 am
  • OMG! Cafe aims to nourish Wheaton residents

    WHEATON – The first thing that people might notice when they walk into OMG! Cafe is the message emblazoned below the restaurant’s name: “nourish the c ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • New Metra BNSF schedule starts

    The BNSF Railway is now operating under a new schedule to better reflect actual operating conditions and to minimize customer wait times, according to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Addison woman selected for prestigious White House summer internship

    ELMURST – When Laraib Khan’s parents moved to the United States from Pakistan, they did it, like many immigrants, in order to give their children a be ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Woodstock police: Crystal Lake guitar instructor, convicted sex offender operated illegally

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was arrested after he allegedly taught guitar lessons to several students younger than age 18 and was prohibited from d ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:59 pm
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