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  • Midland States Bank Foundation announces contributions

    The Midland States Bank Foundation announced contributions last week to the Greater Joliet YMCA, the University of St. Francis and the Presence Covena ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • A piece of history: 14 photos of a Joliet home for sale that was built in 1885. Cost: $499,900

    Check out this historic Joliet home that was built in 1885, and is up for sale. ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 3:27 pm
  • Claims for U.S. jobless benefits tick up, level still healthy

    WASHINGTON – More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained at a low level consistent with a healthy job market.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • 10 local restaurants to get a great burger in Will County

    Looking for a great burger from a local restaurant? Here are 10 great places to check out in Will County, based on reader votes in our Best of Will Co ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Business briefs: Rock Run Place set for Tuesday ribbon cutting

    There will be a ribbon cutting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday for Rock Run Place, announcing its news ownership under Enlivant Senior Living, at 332 Executive D ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 1:07 pm
  • Greuling: The Will County Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan

    The intermodal facilities in Will County serve as North America’s largest inland port with $65 billion worth of products in over 3 million containers ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Applications for unemployment benefits edge up 5,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but still remained at a level indicating a healthy job m ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:10 am
  • U.S. retail sales rise in January, led by gas and restaurants

    WASHINGTON – Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent last month, slowing down from a solid 1 percent gain in December, the Commerce Depart ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • The Salon Professional Academy offers advice for under-eye bags

    There are various causes for under-eye bags and dark circles.  While the conditions can be hereditary, for most people they are caused by a lack of sl ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • 10 best pizza places in the Will County area

    Here are the 10 best local places to get pizza in the Will County area, as voted on by readers in our Best of Will County competition.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:10 am
  • Strategies for protecting against identity theft and financial fraud

    Identity theft is all around us, even in Joliet and Will County. It seems that almost every week, we read about an identity theft arrest or a warning ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:05 pm
  • Lake views and a walk-out basement: 22 photos of a $619,000 Plainfield home for sale

    Check out this luxury Plainfield home with views from the Lakelands Club ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • Touches of nature, shimmery elements will cheer up your home in winter

    During these chilly and gray days of mid-winter, many of us look to our homes as sanctuaries. The standard advice for cheering up your living space is ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • At a cool $250 million, LA mega-mansion is America’s priciest listing

    LOS ANGELES – In the exclusive Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles sits a new monument to opulence, a $250 million mega-mansion that’s now the most ex ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Don’t drop long-term care insurance

    Dear Mr. Berko: In the late 1990s, my wife and I bought a Penn Treaty long-term care insurance policy to pay for future costs of nursing home care, wh ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:04 pm
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