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Obama breaks ground on presidential center

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama returned to their old neighborhood on Chicago's South Side on Tuesday to officially break ground on the Obama... — Updated 10/6/2021

Joliet School District 86 students explore nature

One Hundred Joliet Public Schools District 86 elementary students are currently participating in the Kids 'n Nature program at Pilcher Park and Birdhaven Greenhouse. Fourth grade... — Updated 10/6/2021

Visually impaired runner joins cross country team

Plainfield North High School senior Mi'kel Johnson-Watts is the first visually impaired cross-country runner in the school's history. The 17-year-old senior moved to District 202... — Updated 10/6/2021

Success in a season that almost wasn't

This season, the baseball team at Crest Hill's Richland Grade School posted a 10-5 record and won its opening game of the IESA state regionals. However, the success of the Eagles... — Updated 10/6/2021

Early Childhood Center named for Dr. James A. Mitchem Jr.

Dr. James A. Mitchem Jr. served as VVSD Superintendent of Schools for a decade, and during that time, he was the driving force behind establishing a building whose sole purpose is... — Updated 10/6/2021

Gym named after former school board member

The Troy Community School District 30-C recently dedicated its Troy Middle School gymnasium to former school board member J. Terry McFadden for his long term service to the school... — Updated 10/6/2021

Lewis University holds ceremony to remember 9/11

Lewis University rightly prides itself as an excellent academic institution that is always seeking to not only to provide its students with quality educational opportunities but... — Updated 10/6/2021

Edward-Elmhurst Health: Elmhurst woman discovers BRCA gene, takes health into her own hands

Like most people, Mary Bis knew she wanted to live a long and healthy life, she just needed some additional measures to help get her health under control. Bis, 44, of Elmhurst, has... — Updated 10/6/2021

Hammel Woods Dam removal project complete, site reopens for public use

The limestone-and-concrete dam in the DuPage River at Hammel Woods preserve in Shorewood has been removed and the site has reopened for public use. The river is open to paddlers,... — Updated 10/6/2021

Troy 30-C appoints new school board member

The Troy Community School District 30-C school board has appointed Shorewood resident and Joliet attorney Robert Bodach to its school board, replacing member Catherine Besler, who... — Updated 10/6/2021

Wildcats capture homecoming victory over Plainfield East

While Aaron Larkins, Jr. was the obvious star in Plainfield Central's 17-6 Southwest Prairie Conference East Division victory over Plainfield East on Saturday in the Wildcats'... — Updated 10/3/2021

Niles West's Loyd earns Olympic Gold

With a 90-75 win over Japan, the United States women's Olympic basketball won its seventh consecutive Gold medal. The biggest story of the game was guards Sue Bird and Diana... — Updated 9/13/2021

East's Louck tabbed as Player of the Year

For some high school sophomores, just making the varsity team is the highlight of the season. For Plainfield East’s Brady Louck, he did more than just make the team, he made... — Updated 9/13/2021

Going for Gold: Niles West's Loyd is an Olympian

In 2015, Niles West graduate Jewell Loyd decided to leave the University of Notre Dame after her junior season and enter the WNBA draft . Not only did Loyd become the No. 1 overall... — Updated 9/13/2021

Bengals shock Class 4A; hold off Lake Park for state baseball championship

When history looks back at the 2021 Plainfield East varsity baseball team, the only word that will be used to describe the improbable run to a state championship is 'Amazing.' A... — Updated 7/13/2021

JCA soccer not angel-like as it buries St. Ignatius in Class 2A Semifinal

There is one thing that the 2021 Joliet Catholic Academy Angels varsity soccer team likes to do more than anything and that is scoring goals. Entering Friday's IHSA Class 2A State... — Updated 7/13/2021

Indians enter playoffs with below .500 record, exit as one of four medalists

When the IHSA Class 4A postseason started, the Minooka girls softball team entered with a record of 11-13 and coming off a fourth-place finish in the SPC West. With a regular... — Updated 7/13/2021

Angels hit the ball hard, but come up short in state final tilt

Wrigley – it is a name people know as the name of a baseball stadium on Chicago's north side or as the chewing gum company from where the stadium earned its name. Add to that... — Updated 7/27/2021

JCA wins semifinal 5-0, advances to IHSA Class 2A state finals

In a dominating 5-0 performance over Unity High School from Tolono, Joliet Catholic Academy punched its ticket to the IHSA Class 2A finals to be held at Louisville Slugger complex... — Updated 7/27/2021

JCA girls soccer; host of track locals advance

The Joliet Catholic Academy girls soccer team continued to advance through the IHSA Class 2A playoffs with a 4-1 win over Peoria Notre Dame in the Class 2A Mendota Supersectional match Monday. The Angels(15-1-1) got a pair of... — Updated 6/15/2021

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A 'Grate' Life: Joliet sign fabricator dies at 97

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Angels hit the ball hard, but come up short in state final tilt

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Bengals shock Class 4A; hold off Lake Park for state baseball championship

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D. 202 will cut ribbon for Wallin Oaks Elementary Aug 3

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DuPage County Health Department announces Pool Safely Day on July 15 to promote water safety

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Early Childhood Center named for Dr. James A. Mitchem Jr.

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East's Louck tabbed as Player of the Year

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Edward-Elmhurst Health: Elmhurst woman discovers BRCA gene, takes health into her own hands

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Going for Gold: Niles West's Loyd is an Olympian

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Gym named after former school board member

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Hammel Woods Dam removal project complete, site reopens for public use

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Indians enter playoffs with below .500 record, exit as one of four medalists

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JCA soccer not angel-like as it buries St. Ignatius in Class 2A Semifinal

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JCA wins semifinal 5-0, advances to IHSA Class 2A state finals

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Joliet School District 86 students explore nature

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Levaris gets a worthy birthday salute

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Lewis University holds ceremony to remember 9/11

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Local collector sells rare item on A&E show

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Louck pitches, hits Plainfield East past top-seeded Brother Rice and into the Class 4A final four

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Masks mandated at schools, day cares, long-term care facilities

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Minooka, JCA headed to Peoria

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Niles West's Loyd earns Olympic Gold

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Obama breaks ground on presidential center

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Plainfield East HS graduate wins National Merit Scholarship

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Students tell stories of learning in a pandemic

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Success in a season that almost wasn't

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Troy 30-C appoints new school board member

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Troy 30-C choir instructor Kelsey Robb receives statewide honor

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Visually impaired runner joins cross country team

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Wildcats capture homecoming victory over Plainfield East

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