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  • University of St. Francis in Joliet lays off 21 workers

    JOLIET – The University of St. Francis laid off 21 employees earlier this month.The positions elimin ...
    NEW: May 28, 2016 - 8:10 am
  • Joliet library starts search for new director

    JOLIET – The Joliet Public Library is looking for a new director.Director Kevin Medows left May 19 t ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lincoln cemetery graves decorated ahead of Memorial Day

    ELWOOD – Michelle Wells is an active member of the U.S. Coast Guard, stationed in Willowbrook.One of ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lincoln-Way board applicant withdraws, new subpoena sent

    NEW LENOX — One candidate for the Lincoln-Way School District 210 board has dropped out, citing a lack of confidence in the board, which is facing hea ...
    May 27, 2016 - 7:58 pm
  • Lombard man dies after Bolingbrook motorcycle crash

    BOLINGBROOK – A Lombard man is dead after he was severely injured last weekend in a motorcycle crash.
    May 27, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • Joliet man dies while fishing in Morris

    MORRIS – A Joliet man who fell into Mazon Creek on Thursday morning has died.Grundy County Coroner J ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor

    SANTA FE, N.M. – It was a stunning rebuke – even by Donald Trump's standards – aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Joliet celebrates future arrival of Cadence Premier Logistics headquarters and warehouse

    JOLIET – Joliet celebrated another moment in economic development at a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday afternoon for the future corporate office and ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • U.S. economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rate

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn't quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from ho ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Correction

    In the article, “Joliet graduate earns Father Aquinas Colgan Award at Lewis University in Romeoville” on page 30 of the Thursday, May 26, 2016, editio ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Will County police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals listed in P ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Laraway students receive 32,000 fig bars donated by Nature's Bakery

    JOLIET – Most students learn division in second or third grade.Recently, 32,000 fig bars baked by Na ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Informant's motives questioned at Drew Peterson trial

    CHESTER – The credibility of a wire-wearing informant enlisted to ensnare Drew Peterson in a murder-for-hire plot was challenged on the fourth day of ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Will, Grundy county farmer's markets bring residents and local producers together

    JOLIET – Pat Wallace said she’s passed by the Joliet Junior College Farmer’s Market every year but she decided Thursday to finally check out the event ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Women's Bar Association offers scholarship

    JOLIET – The Will County Women’s Bar Association is accepting applications for a scholarship for students pursuing a law degree.
    May 26, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Reader Poll

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