Casten, Assistant Speaker Clark Host Press Conference at Planned Parenthood on Republican's Proposed Abortion Ban

Aurora, IL (September 27th) - Today, U.S. Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) was joined by Assistant Speaker of the House Katherine Clark (MA-05) at a press conference at the Planned... — Updated 9/28/2022

Illinois National Guard Members, Polish Parnters, Participate in 500-Mile Bicycle Ride T0 'Always Remember' Our Fallen

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – For 17 years Polish and Illinois National Guard Soldiers fought together in Iraq and then Afghanistan. Last week they rode more than 500 miles together... — Updated 9/28/2022

Judge Orders Detention for Student Accused of Bringing Gun to School

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and West Chicago Chief of Police Colin Fleury announced today that a fourteen-year-old male West Chicago High School student has been accused of bringing a gun to school. The... — Updated 9/26/2022

New Senior Housing Concept Gets Proposed in Romeoville

The southwest corner of Airport Road and Budler Road could soon be home to a new senior housing development. The Village Board reviewed the initial concept plan at their meeting.... — Updated 9/26/2022

Treasurer's Race: Frerichs touts investment gains, Demmer sees opportunity for GOP check

SPRINGFIELD – In Illinois, the role of state treasurer is that of chief investment officer. Treasurer Michael Frerichs has held that position for two full terms, winning by less than 10,000 votes in 2014 before cruising to an... — Updated 9/26/2022

Joliet West Marching Tigers Place 2nd at Pontiac Competition

The Joliet West High School Marching Tigers began their competitive season on Saturday with a great performance at the 17th Annual Pontiac Marching Band Competition. The band... — Updated 9/26/2022

Chicago Zoological Society Announces 2022 Photo Contest Winners

Brookfield, Ill. - More than 700 photos featuring lions, capybaras, butterflies, snakes, penguins, and so many more animals were entered in the Chicago Zoological Society's 2022... — Updated 9/26/2022

District 99 Students Receive Grant from the Illinois Press Foundation

Journalism students at South High School in Downers Grove received a 2022 grant from the Illinois Press Foundation and Illinois Farm Bureau. The $1,400 grant will be used to... — Updated 9/19/2022

Options Fair 2022 to be held October 17, 2022

Students with disabilities and their families are invited to Options Fair 2022 to learn about opportunities available after high school. The event will be held on Monday, October... — Updated 9/19/2022

Cappel-backed measure sends tax rebates to Illinois families

Illinois taxpayers can expect to see up to $700 in tax rebates in the coming weeks thanks to the State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel-supported Illinois Family Relief Plan. “From pandemic losses to the increased cost-of-living,... — Updated 9/19/2022

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

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

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

Celebrate 20th anniversary of Forest Preserve's Woods Walk hiking challenge

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Woods Walk by trekking on trails throughout Will County. The popular, self-paced Forest Preserve District of Will County hiking program kicks off... — Updated 9/4/2022

Free Concert Presented by Tinley Park Community Jazz Band

The Tinley Park Community Jazz Band, directed by Barbara Abarro, presents a free concert. The concert is Friday September 9, 2022 at 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Vogt Visual Arts... — Updated 9/4/2022

FOUNTAINDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO FILL BOARD OF TRUESTEES VACANCY

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – Fountaindale Public Library District is seeking residents interested in filling the remainder of a term on the Board of Trustees until the next election in... — Updated 9/4/2022

HELEN VICTORIA (KING) FARNHAM

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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