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  • Picnics aren't just sandwiches and chips! Think dessert, too

    When it comes to packing a picnic, the savory items are easy. Sandwiches and wraps. Potato and pasta salads. Chips and dips.
    July 7, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • St. Joe’s golf outing raises over 160,000 for emergency department renovation in Jolkiet

    JOLIET, IL – The 230 golfers who attended the Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center Foundation’s 31st Annual Charity Golf Classic on June 10 helped rai ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local health events July 7 through July 14

    July 7• Family Caregiver Support Group – 11 a.m., Easter Seals – Joliet Region, 212 Barney Drive, Jo ...
    July 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Twelve-year-old Joliet girl with hydrocephalus raises money and awareness

    JOLIET – In terms of dollars and cents, the $200 that 12-year-old Mary Schuler of Joliet raised for the Hydrocephalus Association is not record-shatte ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Pets of the Week

    The Herald-News presents this week's Pets of the Week. Click on the caption of each photo to find out about that pet, including where he or she can be ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • New Lenox woman energized to help veterans after finding her grandfather's diary

    NEW LENOX – If Tammy Levey of New Lenox had not agreed to run a booth on a one-time basis to bring awareness to the Wreaths Across America campaign, h ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Local students honored

     Augustana CollegeThe following students were elected to student government:• Jake Speechley – Lockp ...
    July 4, 2015 - 6:37 pm
  • Local students inducted into honor societies

    The following students were recently inducted into honor societies:Iota Sigma Pi• Sarah Parker of Ne ...
    July 4, 2015 - 6:38 pm
  • Joliet Township students qualify program

    JOLIET – Four JTHS students were recognized at the Three Rivers Education for Employment School-To-Apprenticeship Dinner on April 22 for their accepta ...
    July 4, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • Benefit to help therapeutic horseback riding

    BOLINGBROOK – On July 30, Ready Set Ride Therapeutic Recreation Facility will host a benefit golf outing at Bolingbrook Country Club.
    July 4, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Are you concerned that the state's pension reform law is leading university educators to retire en masse?
    Yes, the law must be changed
    Yes, but reform needs to happen