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  • City shuts down Joliet motel, new owner plans renovations

    JOLIET – A new owner at the Days Inn, which was closed by the city last week, plans to renovate and reopen under a new brand, a Joliet official said M ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Evidence at issue in Evergreen Terrace slaying

    JOLIET – Prosecutors want to test DNA evidence they say further links a man to a brutal slaying last year at the Evergreen Terrace housing project.
    March 2, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Gordie Gillespie: By the Numbers

    BASEBALLYear/School/Record/World Series App.1953 Lewis University 5-91954 Lewis University 11-51955 ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Gordie Gillespie accomplishments

    Gordie Gillespie arrived in Joliet in 1950 and brought this community to amazing sports heights. Here are just some of his accomplishments.
    March 1, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: Homer Township's Larry Berg was 'quite the man'

    HOMER TOWNSHIP – Larry Berg, formerly of Joliet and Homer Township, did not do well in grade school and his father did not believe in education past t ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Dellwood Park - Lockport

    The Chicago & Joliet Electric Railway Company began to build Dellwood Park in 1905 to increase the number of railway riders. For more than 30 years, D ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Quick News

    USF to bestow third Sister Clare AwardJOLIET –The third annual University of St. Francis Sister Clar ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Gordie Gillespie’s resume

    Gordie Gillespie, a Chicago native who starred in college basketball for DePaul coach Ray Meyer, arrived in Joliet in 1950 and since then brought this ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Family Fest offers something for everyone

    CHANNAHON – Sitting for an acupuncture treatment was probably the last thing Morris resident Kelly Petry had on her mind when she attended Family Fest ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Stadalsky: Friends in Action help community and each other

    I’m always intrigued by some of the cool things students do at their schools, whether it’s jumping rope to raise money for the American Heart Associat ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Watch live: High school boys basketball playoffs

    Tonight, area boys varsity basketball teams will see action in the Class 3A Coal City Regional. You can catch the games live through our partner High ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:33 pm

    March 1, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Goss: Farewell to a coach who did things right

    Retiring Joliet Central Principal John Randich and outgoing Lockport basketball coach Lawrence Thompson Jr. shook hands and congratulated each other a ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Area Roundup: Plainfield's Tran swims to fourth in breaststroke

    WINNETKA – Plainfield Central co-op junior Brandon Tran finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke in 57.49 seconds and eighth in the 200 IM in 1:53 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Coal City claims 3rd in return to state

    BLOOMINGTON – After experiencing a memorable season in so many respects, it only seemed appropriate Coal City’s wrestling team would capture a state t ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Lockport captures initial state trophy

    BLOOMINGTON – Lockport’s wrestling team has been among the state’s top programs for the past few years, but the only team accomplishments it had to sh ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Thornwood spoils Lincoln-Way W’s senior night

    NEW LENOX – In a SouthWest Suburban Red matchup with championship implications, Thornwood needed a Bradley-Bourbonnais victory over first-place Thornt ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Central jumps on Lockport in special finale

    JOLIET – Not that the renewal of the Lockport-Joliet Central boys basketball rivalry ever produces an ordinary game, but this Friday night get-togethe ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Morris notches win in season home finale

    MORRIS – During the first half of Friday night’s boys basketball game between Morris and Northern Illinois Big 12 rival Sycamore, a basket seemed to b ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Reed-Custer makes history with regional victory

    SENECA – In a season when Reed-Custer’s boys basketball team established a state record – and a national record, according to the National Federation ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Business briefs

    Local apprentices competing nationallyLocal apprentices Cody McClintock (pipefitting), German ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Lockport's Lemming attends meeting of police chiefs

    Lockport Police Chief Terry Lemming was in Riverside during a Feb. 12 meeting of police chiefs from multiple jurisdictions in that area.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Focus On Your Field Of Study: Save Time & Money!

    Cosmetology is a wide-ranging field that includes a variety of paths to choose from. Whether you're interested in hair cutting and styling, makeup art ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Business Skills Contribute To Success In The Beauty Industry

    Attending Cosmetology school isn’t just about learning to style hair, apply makeup, give manicures, or understand skin care.   A thorough curriculum w ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • RE/MAX nearly doubles size of its Shorewood office

    SHOREWOOD – Great things are brewing at RE/MAX Ultimate Professionals in Shorewood, because of a growth spurt that began last summer.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Business Briefs

    Catholic Charities welcomes new executiveJOLIET – Mary Bannon recently joined the Catholic Charities ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • IKEA plans Joliet distribution facility – again

    JOLIET – IKEA announced Thursday it will move forward with a plan first launched in 2007 to build a Midwest distribution center in Joliet.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • 3% down-payment for First Time Homebuyers

    When people are just starting out on their own, purchasing a new home may feel like a long, winding road fraught with confusion.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Down Payment Assistance

    Down payment is one of the two biggest hurdles for first-time homebuyers. According to a recent survey commissioned by NeighborWorks Amercia, 70% of U ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Business briefs

    Carter Realty Group to host grand openingJOLIET – Carter Realty Group of Joliet will be celebrating ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:08 pm

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