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Sheriff's Police Seek Information on Identifying Juvenile Involved in Homewood Acres Vandalism

COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Sheriff's Police investigators are seeking information from the public to help identify one of the juveniles that vandalized the Homewood Acres Fire... — Updated 6/13/2022


Crest Hill Lions make donations to local hospitals

Throughout December, members of the Crest Hill Lions Club shopped for toys that were donated to the pediatric wards of both Silver Cross hospital in New Lenox and AMITA Health St.... — Updated 6/3/2022


Joliet Township High School Awarded for Outstanding Financial Reporting for FY 2021

April 6, 2022 The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awarded Joliet Township High School its Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (COE) fo... — Updated 6/3/2022

 By Jerry Nowicki    News 

New ammendments to sports gaming laws pass

Betting on in-state college sports could become legal with the stroke of the governor's pen after lawmakers in the General Assembly approved an amendment to the state's sports... — Updated 6/3/2022

 By Mark Gregory    News 


Anyone that ever spent time around Romeoville High School graduate Abby Smith knows that no matter if she was on the basketball court or the softball field, she was always as... — Updated 6/3/2022


Will County to Host Annual Textile Collections Event to Promote Reuse and Recycling

JOLIET – Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant welcomes the public to the annual Textile Collection Event at the Will County Office Building, from Monday, May 2 to... — Updated 6/3/2022


Troy Special Olympics Track and Field Team brings home gold Three gold medals qualify teammates for state competition in June

Two members of the Troy Special Olympics Track and Field Team together brought home three gold medals at the recent regional meet held at Thornwood High School in South Holland.... — Updated 6/3/2022


Joliet Central's Sergio Zavala Places Second at Illinois Design Educator's Association State Competition

Joliet Central High School student Sergio Zavala placed second in the Assembly Modeling Division at the Illinois Design Educator's Association (IDEA) State Competition held at... — Updated 6/3/2022


The Timbers of Shorewood honors Jennifer Loughran, a 'volunteer extraordinaire'

Volunteer Jennifer Loughran of Coal City was awarded the Joni Hilger Volunteer of the Year Award at the Timbers of Shorewood's Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held during National... — Updated 4/28/2022


Plainfield South HS students win national art awards

Plainfield – Two Plainfield South High School seniors recently earned national recognition from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for their artwork. Vivianne Angulo earned... — Updated 4/13/2022


Joliet West Group Interpretation Places Fifth at IHSA State Finals

Joliet West Group Interpretation finished fifth in state after competing in the IHSA State Finals the weekend of March 15. After competing in the preliminary round, they achieved... — Updated 4/13/2022


Become an organ donor through Edward-Elmhurst Health, Gift of Hope registration campaign

(Warrenville, IL – April 4, 2022) – Edward-Elmhurst Health and the Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network are inviting the community to participate in the annual Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Organ Donor... — Updated 4/13/2022

 By Sarah Mansur    News

Lawmakers could redraw Illinois Supreme Court districts

Drawing new district lines for state and federal elections is the main focus for lawmakers when they begin the redistricting process every 10 years. But Illinois Democrats, who cont... — Updated 5/25/2021


Niles lifts executive directive on face coverings

Mayor George D. Alpogianis has issued an Executive Order (2021-01) lifting the Village of Niles mask-wearing mandate. This change comes in light of new mask guidance issued last... — Updated 5/25/2021

 By Grace Babic    News

Republicans call for Prisoner Review Board appointees to testify

Republican senators on Monday raised concerns about four Prisoner Review Board members who have continued to serve for almost two years despite not being confirmed by the Senate... — Updated 5/25/2021

 By Mark Gregory    News

Crest Hill's Hareld joins Space Force

Whether it was ship captains navigating by the stars, Neil Armstrong walking on the moon or the countless Hollywood adaptations of what the future may look like, space has been a... — Updated 5/17/2021


Edward-Elmhurst Health: Mental health assistance for kids only a call or click away

Over the past year, COVID-19 has been top of mind for many people, as it should be. However, another pandemic has coincided with COVID-19 — the mental health pandemic. It has been a year with seemingly insurmountable changes for... — Updated 5/10/2021


DuPage County Historical Museum Receives $15,000 COVID-19 Response Fund Grant and $10,000 Unrestricted Grant from DuPage Foundation

DuPage County Historical Museum was one of 24 DuPage County not-for-profit organizations with a program related to the arts to receive a grant through DuPage Foundation’s most recent COVID-19 Response Fund grant program. The... — Updated 5/10/2021


DGS Student Earns Gold Medal at State FCCLA Competition

Downers Grove South High School senior Anthony Rosalia earned a Gold Medal at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Competition. Rosalia competed... — Updated 5/10/2021


LaSalle investigation prompts legislation strengthening inspectors general

Lawmakers representing the LaSalle Veterans' Home, including Sen. Sue Rezin, R-Morris, unveiled new legislation that would allow inspectors general of state agencies to subpoena... — Updated 5/10/2021


El Sierra dedicates new school playground

El Sierra School in Downers Grove Grade School District 58 formally opened its new playground during a dedication ceremony on Monday, May 10 in the evening. The school combined its... — Updated 5/10/2021

 By Mark Gregory    News

Timbers honor Joni Hilger with award

Joni Hilger was one of the most dedicated and beloved volunteers at the Timbers of Shorewood – so much so that she was selected as the 2020 Volunteer of the Year and was slated... — Updated 5/10/2021

 By Mark Gregory    News

WIDE RIGHT: After no discussion, Richland Grade School's new plan is amazingly worse than the old one

I logged into the Richland Grade School District 88A Zoom school board meeting April 28 looking for information on a follow-up story to the run I ran a few weeks back about the... — Updated 4/29/2021


Lawmakers, Pritzker administration spar over projected fiscal year revenues

Members of an Illinois Senate committee sparred with officials from Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration Friday in a hearing on tax changes proposed by the governor in an effort to balance the state’s budget for the 2022 fiscal... — Updated 4/25/2021


Chicago Woman Charged with First Degree Murder Following a March Shooting in Unincorporated Proviso Township

A Chicago woman who allegedly shot and killed a 28-year-old man in an incident outside an Elmhurst bar last month is slated to have a bond court hearing today on charges of... — Updated 4/25/2021


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