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  • Church bulletins

    Celebration open house for choir director Sunday MAZON – A celebration open house will be held Sunda ...
    May 28, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Local high school students receive Madison Memorial scholarships

    Worshipful Master Myrland Bennett, (Left, second row) and Class of 2015 winners of the annual Oliver Madison Memorial Scholarships who were awarded ar ...
    May 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Used books for children being collected

    MORRIS – The Environmental Office of the Grundy County Land Use Department is collecting used children’s books for Bernie’s Book Bank during the month ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Morris Mathletes crunch numbers at state

    The Morris Mathletes competed at the ICTM State Math Contest at the University of Illinois on May 2, after having won first place at Regionals. Bridge ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Standard Bank sponsors We Care mobile food pantry

    GARDNER – About 150 area families took part in the mobile food pantry sponsored by Standard Bank at the Gardner American Legion earlier this month.
    May 27, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Scoreboard dedicated in honor of late mayor

    GARDNER – Friday night the Gardner community celebrated the scoreboard dedication at the Gardner Grade School baseball field in honor of the late Mayo ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Getting to the pineapple core of the matter

    Eating fresh pineapple always reminds me of balmy vacation nights in Hawaii. And since pineapples ru ...
    May 26, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Family of terminally ill Romeoville man runs foundation in man's name

    ROMEOVILLE – Brandon Regan of Romeoville knows the benefit of community support.Diagnosed at 15 with ...
    May 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Church bulletins

    Free movie night planned at Living Water Church MORRIS – Free Movie Night is at 7 p.m. Saturday at L ...
    May 21, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Seneca announces students of the month

    SENECA – Seneca Township High School teachers and staff selected the following students as its March students of the month.
    May 20, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Family Table: A soup suitable for a picnic: gazpacho

    My daughter, Valentine, fell in love with mango the second she had her first bite of the creamy orange flesh when she was 2, and she dutifully repeate ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Morris pool opens Memorial Day weekendMORRIS – The Morris City Pool is looking forward to opening Me ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Morris High Drama Club inducts students to honors society

    MORRIS – The Morris Community High School Drama Club held its 10th annual end of the year banquet and International Thespian Society Induction ceremon ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Local banks donate prizes to Reality Store event

    SENECA – Every year Seneca High School hosts an event called the Reality Store. All sophomore students participate in the Reality Store to learn about ...
    May 17, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Church bulletins

    United Methodist to hold special Sunday service MAZON – Mazon United Methodist Church, 509 Seventh S ...
    May 14, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Saratoga students graduate from D.A.R.E.

    MORRIS – On Monday, Saratoga School and the Morris Police Department held the fifth-grade D.A.R.E. Graduation ceremony at Saratoga School.
    May 13, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Brandt and UMI supply We Care Pantry

    MORRIS – On April 24, Brandt Excavating & UMI donated $800 to help We Care obtain 6,646 pounds of food from Northern Illinois Food Bank and provided v ...
    May 13, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Morris Library plans ‘Pete the Cat’ author visit MORRIS – All children in grades kindergarten throu ...
    May 12, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Dill and butter? Take carrots to the next level

    Butter and dill are lovely on roasted carrots, but this spring I wanted something a little more ... robust.
    May 12, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Native planting this spring

    Native plants of Illinois are varied and that’s a good thing. They’re able to accommodate the climate as well as the wide variety of landscapes found ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • District 54 teachers receive awards

    MORRIS – The Morris Rotary Club recognized local school teachers as Teacher of the Year on April 14 at Chapin’s Restaurant in Morris.
    May 10, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Warning earns Fellow for the Lincoln Excellence series

    MINOOKA – Deb Warning of Minooka has been named a 2015 Fellow for the Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series, a leadership program that ...
    May 10, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Church bulletins

    First Presbyterian plans Mother’s Day musical MORRIS – First Presbyterian Church of Morris presents ...
    May 7, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • College briefs / scholarships

    Farm bureau offering summer internshipThe Grundy County Farm Bureau announces the opening of the sum ...
    May 7, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Scholarship and interships opportunities

    Contractors’ scholarship program offeredThe Contractors Association of Will and Grundy Counties’ has ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Exelon Fishing for Cure raises money for area hospices

    BRACEVILLE – Each year Exelon’s Fishing for a Cure charity bass tournament reels in more than just anglers competing for the top prize and bragging ri ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • If your mom fancies something fancy, consider a tea party

    Some moms want a spa day. Some moms crave chocolate. And some moms just want a little fancy pampering.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Seneca students win FFA recognition

    SENECA – Feenix Hartell and Samantha Groth were selected as the State FFA Proficiency Winners in Equine Science Placement and Nursery Operations.
    May 3, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Joliet grieving support group's founders say, 'You need not walk alone'

    JOLIET – The death of a child has been described as the worst loss a person can suffer.Children are ...
    May 2, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Reminder: National Day of Prayer on Thursday MORRIS – National Day of Prayer is on Thursday and an e ...
    April 30, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • ICS students do well at Region 11 Science Fair

    MORRIS – Seven Immaculate Conception School seventh graders recently participated in the Region 11 Science Fair at the University of St. Francis in Jo ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • G-SW announces latest NHS members

    On March 16 the Gardner-South Wilmington High School Athena Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 12 new members. First row: Guy Adelman, Mar ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • South Wilmington man graduates from boot camp

    SOUTH WILMINGTON – Raymond Golema of South Wilmington graduated April 9 from U.S. Army boot camp at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He has been sent to ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Seneca students of the month announced

    SENECA – The following students were selected by the Seneca Township High School teachers and staff as the February 2015 Students of the Month.
    April 29, 2015 - 9:45 pm