Refurbished Electronics Put To Good Use At St. Coletta's of Illinois

Tinley Park, IL – Students at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. School for Exceptional Children are able to spend a little more time researching careers, creating resumes and... — Updated 1/24/2023

Rifle Association Files Federal Suit Against Assault Weapons Ban

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Rifle Association has joined forces with other gun rights advocates in filing a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s new ban on the sale and manufacture of semiautomatic weapons and... — Updated 1/21/2023


On Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December 17 Niles Family Services (NFS) hosted its first "Winter Wonderland" event. Instead of NFS's traditional Adopt-A-Family initiative-in... — Updated 1/21/2023


After many months of discussions and presentations at school board meetings that began last summer, the Joliet Public Schools District 86 Board of School Inspectors approved a resolution at their January 11, 2023 to submit a... — Updated 1/21/2023

Pritzker Signs Reproductive Rights Expansion

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker signed a bill into law Friday expanding access to abortion and other reproductive health care services. House Bill 4664, passed Tuesday during the... — Updated 1/21/2023

Plainfield South's Crowe is Coach of the Year

Plainfield South High School Boys Cross Country Coach Jason Crowe led his team to its first Illinois HighSchool Association Class 3A state title in November. He was named the 2022... — Updated 1/21/2023

Nicor Gas customers may be eligible for a $250 bill assistance grant

Beginning Monday, Jan. 16, income-eligible Nicor Gas residential customers can apply for a grant of up to $250 a year through The Salvation Army’s Shield of Caring program. The program is dedicated to assisting families that... — Updated 1/12/2023

North High School to Induct Three New Members Into Athletic Hall of Fame

North High School in Downers Grove will induct three new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place Saturday, January 7, 2023. The induction ceremony will... — Updated 1/6/2023

Wheeling Man Charged With Hate Crime for Allegedly Painting Swastikas on Elmhurst Church

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Elmhurst Chief of Police Michael McLean announced today that bond has been set for a Wheeling man charged with painting multiple swastikas on an Elmhurst Church. Josef Stumpfoll,... — Updated 1/4/2023

Forest Preserve's Eagle Watch swoops in to Four Rivers on Jan. 14

The Forest Preserve District of Will County's annual Eagle Watch will feature many ways to celebrate a species that was once on the verge of extinction but is now thriving. The... — Updated 1/4/2023

Incoming Plainfield North HS Freshman Wins 14U MLB Junior Home Run Derby

Incoming Plainfield North High School freshman Logan Huegel has won the 14U MLB Junior Home Run Derby in Los Angeles. With 14 home runs in the final round - and 29 total - Huegel... — Updated 8/31/2022

Father and Son Coach Teams to Near Perfect Season

The Marshall name has been a constant in the local sports scene for more than four decades, as Joe Marshall has coached a Pony Division team in Crest Hill for 43 years and he and... — Updated 8/31/2022

Former international basketball player returns to coach at Aux Sable MS

Plainfield – Alex Foster's basketball career has taken him around the world, but he is excited to return home to coach the eighth-grade girls' basketball team where his own... — Updated 8/31/2022

Plainfield South HS male and female wrestlers make history

Plainfield – Plainfield South High School wrestlers senior Lexi Janiak and freshman Keira Enright will make history this weekend when they wrestle in the inaugural Illinois High... — Updated 8/31/2022


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Lockport's Czako has the world at his feet

Living the dream - When it comes to high school sports, Lockport Township's Gabe Czako certainly is. The senior had the experience of a lifetime this fall. He's been an intricate... — Updated 8/31/2022

Joliet Jr. College men win national championship

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA - Collegiate national championships are hard to win, but on Saturday a Joliet Junior College cross country team did it for the second consecutive year at the... — Updated 8/31/2022

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 11/14/2021

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

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon ARREST

Niles, IL – On 11/17/2022 at approximately 8:48 A.M., NPD officers responded to a report of a man with a gun on Dempster Street in front of Notre Dame College Prep (7655 W.... — Updated 11/26/2022

Downers Grove Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Three Burglaries

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin announced that yesterday afternoon, Judge John Kinsella sentenced Jay Mendoza, 40 (d.o.b. 3/19/1982) of the 7600 block of Bein Bridge, Downers Grove, to seventeen years in the... — Updated 9/19/2022

Village of Romeoville Announces Josh Turner to Perform at the Romeoville Toyota Pavilion in June

The Village of Romeoville is excited to announce that multi award-winning and nominated country superstar, Josh Turner, will be performing at the Romeoville Toyota Pavilion at Deer... — Updated 1/21/2023

Comedian Nikki Glaser to play Joliet

In July of 2022, Nikki Glaser headlined her own HBO special, 'Good Clean Filth', which has been nominated for a Critics Choice Award for Best Comedy Special, she has been one of... — Updated 1/13/2023

Morris Theatre Guild's Odd Couple Opens This Weekend

Sometimes a brief "time-out" is just what is needed to escape the political ads and problems of today. Morris Theatre Guild presents such an opportunity with its current production... — Updated 10/17/2022

Reservations still open for this year's Oswego Cemetery Walk, set for Thursday, Oct. 6

Reservations are still being taken for the popular Oswego Cemetery Walk, set for Thursday, Oct. 6, from 5-9 p.m. at the Oswego Township Cemetery, South Main Street, Oswego. This... — Updated 9/28/2022

The Old Joliet Haunted Prison Returns for the 2022 Season

Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, producers of world-class live events and location-based entertainment experiences, returns with The Old Joliet Haunted Prison for the 2022... — Updated 9/19/2022

Four Rivers doubles the fun Sept. 24 with Pelican Watch and exhibit grand opening

Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon will host one of the biggest days in its history from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, as it celebrates its annual... — Updated 9/19/2022

llumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum celebrates 10th year

Dazzling new light displays celebrating the Arboretum's centennial year and a special late night event series will highlight the 10th anniversary of Illumination: Tree Lights at... — Updated 9/28/2022

Get moving this fall with the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge

This fall, Edward-Elmhurst Health is joining a group of local organizations to invite community residents to get outside and stay healthy with the Third Annual Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge. As participants discovered... — Updated 9/19/2022

Morris Theatre Guild Announces Odd Couple Cast

Morris Theatre Guild is pleased to announce the cast for “Odd Couple” by Neil Simon. This great comedy classic will feature both familiar faces and some new to MTG. Oscar... — Updated 9/11/2022

World's Shortest Railroad, farm country tours on tap at Oswego's Little White School Museum

Did you know northern Illinois was once home to "The World's Shortest Railroad"? Find out all about this bit of rail transportation trivia when the Oswegoland Heritage Association... — Updated 9/4/2022


Helen K. Farnham of Massillon, Ohio, passed away peacefully December 14, 2021. Helen was born in 1922 to Grant and Lena [Clow] King in Joliet, Illinois and grew up on a farm in... — Updated 6/7/2022

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