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  • McHenry County low-income student population increasing

    Between the 2004-05 and 2013-14 school years, the number of students on free and reduced-price lunch plans in Illinois increased from 40 percent to 50 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Joliet commission to consider landmark status for Nowell Park buildings

    JOLIET – Are the Nowell Park pool building and pavilion worth saving?The Joliet Historic Preservatio ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Fatherhood Conference offers services, support

    JOLIET – Horacio DeAnda and Alicia Feliciano are married and have two children – ages 5 and 2.But th ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Timorese students study at JJC to help their home country

    JOLIET – Sergio da Silva and Armindo Goncalves – part of a young generation from a young country – came to Joliet Junior College this year to study ag ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Joliet Park District develops list of referendum projects

    JOLIET – Pilcher Park, Memorial Stadium and eight neighborhood parks are slated for improvements this year as the Joliet Park District plans to spend ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Island Lake hires mayor's former campaign volunteer as full-time employee

    ISLAND LAKE – A former Island Lake police officer – the same man who ran Mayor Charlie Amrich’s successful campaign in 2013 – on Thursday night was aw ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 approves parking agreement with neighboring church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For years, parking at Hannah Beardsley Middle School has spilled over into the lots of the neighboring church.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Waukegan man charged in Fox Lake bar shooting

    FOX LAKE – A Waukegan man has been charged with shooting a bouncer during a large fight at a Fox Lake bar early Saturday morning.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Rialto says marquee contract violated bidding law

    JOLIET – The chairman of the Rialto Square Theatre board issued a statement Friday saying the board did not follow the law on competitive bidding when ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:51 am
  • Sears Hardware & Appliance Athlete of the Week: Kyle Domin

    Kyle DominWestmontBasketballJunior–Why Domin was selected: The junior forward collected a team-high ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Benet, Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South prepare for playoff push

    The road to the Class 4A boys basketball state finals begins with regional play starting Monday. Here’s the outlook for Benet, Downers Grove North and ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • North Berwyn Park District to host birthday bash for Dr. Seuss

    BERWYN – Dr. Seuss’ characters will be joining the North Berwyn Park District for the fifth annual Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Bash from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mar ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:44 am
  • Police reports: Glen Ellyn for Feb. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New 200 Foundation pushing to raise $42K by end of year

    WHEATON – The New 200 Foundation is hoping a renaissance in fundraising will add a bit of extra cash into Community Unit School District 200.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Police reports: Westmont for Feb. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Westmont Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
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