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  • Huntley Park District building outdoor fitness area in Deicke Park

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Park District is building an outdoor fitness area in Deicke Park that it hopes to open by the end of June.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Fox Lake seeks entries for fire hydrant art exhibit

    FOX LAKE – The village of Fox Lake is seeking artists who want to put their work on the streets.In a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • On the Record With: Marengo attorney, Super Lawyer recipient Steve Greeley

    MARENGO – Steve Greeley Jr. is an investigator.Whether it was watching “Matlock” or his interest in ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Cary Fire Protection District not interested in dispatch subsidy from village, board says

    CARY – Weeks after the Cary Village Board discussed subsidizing the Cary Fire Protection District to prevent the district from changing dispatch provi ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Schott: Joliet veteran to be honored at White Sox game on Sunday

    There weren’t any parades or escorts for Juan Cepeda when he returned from his military service.The ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Shorewood Build-A-Bike program outfits 45 children with new bikes

    SHOREWOOD – More than 4,700 children in need across the country have received bicycles in the four years Golden State Foods Foundation has operated it ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Vanisko named general manager for Joliet, Morris, Yorkville publications owned by Shaw Media

    JOLIET – Steve Vanisko has been named general manager of The (Joliet) Herald-News, as well as its sister publications, the Morris-Herald-News and the ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Joliet zoning board casts mixed vote on monopole

    JOLIET – A proposal to build a cellphone monopole on Infantry Drive received a split vote last week at the Joliet Zoning Board of Appeals meeting.
    May 21, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Housing Authority of Joliet adding cameras at Fairview amid recent surge in shootings

    JOLIET – The Housing Authority of Joliet will add security cameras at Fairview Homes, the latest move after a recent surge of gun violence at the comp ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • U.S. Rep. Bill Foster sponsors bill requiring opioid treatment capacity study

    JOLIET – U.S. Congressman Bill Foster, D-Naperville, is stepping up the fight against the deadly opioid epidemic sweeping Illinois and the rest of the ...
    May 22, 2016 - 6:33 pm
  • Will County Board adds 911 dispatch center to new sheriff's office design

    JOLIET – The Will County Board voted last week to take the next step toward consolidating dispatch services into three buildings.
    May 21, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Remembering the Rialto: Joliet area readers share recollections

    If you’ve been to Joliet, chances are you have a memory involving the Rialto Square Theatre.If you g ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Photos: A look back at Joliet's Rialto Square Theatre

    JOLIET – As the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet turns 90 this month, take a look back at decades of photos, from the theater's early days to the prese ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • Photos: A look back at Joliet's Rialto Square Theatre

    JOLIET – As the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet turns 90 this month, take a look back at decades of photos, from the theater's early days to the prese ...
    May 21, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 Foundation raises thousands with Top Pizza event

    ELMHURST – The fifth annual Top Pizza event sponsored by the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence drew more than 450 participants and ra ...
    May 21, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you remember most about your high school graduation?
    How long it was
    Saying goodbye to friends
    Excitement about the future
    I don't remember it