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  • Dr. Roy Backus: Investing in others worth the effort

    It’s amazing to be caught by God’s presence working in our lives.  Too often, we don’t notice God’s ...
    March 28, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Greenway Automotive to open largest service body and repair shop in Grundy County

    The first half-century of the business turned over with the November 2016 death of the family patriarch Charles “Chuck” Greenway, who began the dealer ...
    March 28, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • D’Arcy Chevy Buick Cadillac calls Morris home

    D’Arcy Chevy-Buick-Cadillac has served the Morris area for just over one year, and enjoys supporting the community it now calls home.
    March 28, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    In conjunction with our 2017 Storm Preparedness Guide, here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes.
    March 27, 2017 - 6:44 am
  • CNA recognized as Fire Starter of the Month

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers recognized certified nursing assistant Chely Becerra as Fire Starter of the Month for January.
    March 22, 2017 - 6:33 am
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    Confessions and stations of the cross during Lent now listedThe Confessions and Stations of the Cros ...
    March 20, 2017 - 7:00 am
  • BHA annual seminar to focus on social media

    The Behavioral Health Alliance of Grundy County reported it is pleased to announce the BHA’s annual seminar, “Social Media: The Good. The Bad. The Ugl ...
    March 17, 2017 - 6:50 am
  • Early Childhood Center’s McTeacher Night

    Coal City Early Childhood Center held its first McTeacher’s Night at the Coal City  McDonald’s on Br ...
    March 17, 2017 - 6:52 am
  • Referendum information nights

    Newark Community High School District 18 will host referendum information nights from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 14 at Lisbon Grade School, from 6:30 to ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Coal City library district, St. Juvin VFW to honor Mary Ann Kilbride

    The Coal City Public Library District is partnering with St. Juvin Post 1336 VFW to honor Mary Ann Kilbride with a plaque in her memory for her servic ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Morris sand plant receives industry awards

    Demonstrating a strong commitment to employee safety, health and the community, Hanson Material Service’s Morris Sand Plant was recognized with safety ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Lewis University announces 2016 fall semester dean’s list

    More than 1,400 students were honored on the Lewis University Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester.
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Contractors association accepting application for construction scholarships

    The Contractors Association of Will and Grundy Counties’ Scholarship chairwoman Becky Fallin, who also is president of RHL Insulation and Firestopping ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Morris dentist discusses the changing face of oral health

    MORRIS – Morris dentist Dr. Keith Jaeschke retired Feb. 10, although he still occasionally helps out at Matthew P. Bell and Associates General Dentist ...
    March 14, 2017 - 6:54 am
  • Neighbors: Come GRO with us

    MORRIS – Grundy Resource Organization will be hosting its inaugural GRO Garden Party on March 18 at Clayton's Tap.
    March 13, 2017 - 5:05 pm
  • Three Seneca FFA members advance to state

    JOLIET — Three Seneca FFA members were selected as the District FFA Proficiency Winners recently. Grant Granby was the winner in Nursery Operations wi ...
    March 14, 2017 - 6:55 am
  • Local students part of Olivet Nazarene dean's list

    BOURBONNAIS -- Olivet Nazarene University congratulates all students named to the dean's list during the fall 2016 semester. Area students who achieve ...
    March 14, 2017 - 6:57 am
  • Gotta Do It: March 12 through March 19

    Ongoing• Middle School Meet Up – 3 to 4:45 p.m., Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays, Romeoville Recreation ...
    March 13, 2017 - 6:58 am
  • Think green: 5 Northern Illinois Conservatories and Greenhouses you must visit

    Need a reminder that spring is coming? Check out these five greenhouses and conservatories in Chicago, Elmhurst, Joliet, Oak Park, and Palos Heights.
    March 8, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Gotta Do It

    Local Knights of Columbus to sponsor fish fryThe Knights of Columbus Council No. 12863, in Channahon ...
    March 3, 2017 - 3:25 pm
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    United Methodist Church to hold ‘Hallelujah’ soup supper March 4Coal City United Methodist Church at ...
    March 3, 2017 - 6:43 am
  • Mystery Diner: Tackling the horseshoe sandwich at Honest Abe's in Morris

    MORRIS – I've never been to Springfield, at least not that I remember. And I've never eaten a shoe.T ...
    March 2, 2017 - 6:36 am
  • Nall: Community Organizations Active in Disaster Seeks Partner Organizations

    In light of the disaster events over the last few years, the United Way of Grundy County, Community Foundation of Grundy County, Grundy County Emergen ...
    March 3, 2017 - 6:40 am