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  • Church bulletins

    Neighborhood Fest to open Saturday morningMORRIS – Friends, family, food and fun – that is what visi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • I.C.S. first day of school begins Aug. 18

    MORRIS – The first day of school for Immaculate Conception School grades one through eight is Aug. 18.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Military briefs

    Airman graduates basic military training SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Kyle A. Pannaralla gr ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • College briefs

    Augustana students gain real world experienceROCK ISLAND – In today’s competitive job market, colleg ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Coal City blood drive set in second week of August COAL CITY – The Knights of Columbus Council No. 1 ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Huge Success in the Back of the Auto Mall

    Location – Location – Location!   Ask any real estate agent, and they will tell you a successful business must be in the right location, with busy c ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Morris hospital offers community classes

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has numerous events for the community planned in August and September.
    July 28, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Breakfast for dinner, with a bit of pasta

    This is the ultimate breakfast-for-dinner dish: bacon, eggs and toast (in the form of buttery crumbs), combined with spaghetti.
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • College briefs

    UIS announces spring 2015 semester dean’s list SPRINGFIELD – Emma Norris of Morris was named to the ...
    July 26, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Retired hospital VPs return as volunteers

    MORRIS – Less than a year after retiring from their long careers as vice presidents at Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers, Dennis Mahoney and Tom Me ...
    July 26, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Out of the comfort zone

    SOUTH WILMINGTON – Jason Lawless of South Wilmington has a lot of labels for himself – gypsy, dirt bag, traveler.
    July 25, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Genealogical society plans anniversary meeting COAL CITY – The Will /Grundy Genealogical Society wil ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Learning about what binds the universe together MORRIS – “A long time ago, in a galaxy very nearby, ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Beiswanger-Miller family holds reunion

    DWIGHT – The 44th annual Beiswanger-Miller family reunion was held June 28 at Renfrew Park in Dwight.
    July 22, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • College briefs

    Morris resident among Augustana graduates ROCK ISLAND – Augustana College in Rock Island held its sp ...
    July 22, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Area students awarded scholarships by Community Action Board

    MORRIS – Jane Swinney and Janet Goehst, members of Kendall-Grundy Community Action Board, a division of the Kendall County Health Department, awarded ...
    July 22, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Keeping the mayo, comfort in a new chicken salad

    I have a serious comfort food association with chicken salad sandwiches. Particularly in summer. Tha ...
    July 21, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Quick News

    Kinzinger’s office to hold Morris, Channahon hoursKinzinger’s office to hold Morris, Channahon hours
    July 20, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Morris Hospital Foundation awards health care scholarships

    MORRIS – The Morris Hospital Foundation has awarded six scholarships to assist area students who are pursuing an education in a health care-related fi ...
    July 19, 2015 - 9:08 pm
  • Morris senior is a whiz at puzzles

    MORRIS – Fletcher Strickland opened the closet door in one of the common areas of Pointe Place Senior Living in Morris, where he lives.
    July 18, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Want to Pick Your Own Car Payment?

    That’s right!   How would you like to pick your car payment?   It’s not a trick question or a gi ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Have Bad Credit and Need a Car Loan?

    Are you looking for a simple, clear-cut solution to finding a dealership that can get you a car l ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Church Bulletins

    Vacation Bible school set at Phelan Bible Church WILMINGTON – The vacation Bible school themed “To t ...
    July 16, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Rainbow Council raises $83,000

    ROMEOVILLE – A record amount of $83,000 was raised for the Rainbow Council Boy Scouts of America during its annual award program and dinner, according ...
    July 18, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • College briefs

    Marquette University releases spring dean’s list MILWAUKEE – Several local students have been named ...
    July 16, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • 5 Reasons Not to Buy a Car

    Have you been thinking about purchasing a new car, but come up with a list of reasons not to? The ...
    July 16, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Gotta Do It

    Morris Lions offer free day at Morris Pool SundayMORRIS – The Morris Lions Club is offering a free d ...
    July 15, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • AMBUCS and donors build trykes for families

    OTTAWA – The I-80 Chapter of The American Business Clubs in Seneca put on an event designed to bring donors of funds in touch with the families they h ...
    July 15, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • College Briefs

    Seneca alum graduates from Grove City College GROVE CITY, Pennsylvania – Lauren Bodett graduated fro ...
    July 15, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • New Dealership Now Open in Joliet

    Hello Joliet!  The All-New World Kia Joliet is now open and we are so excited to be a part of your community. 
    July 16, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • College briefs

    Morris student named to dean’s list at Parkland CHAMPAIGN – Alyssa Yard of Morris has earned a place ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Moving pasta beyond a side salad dish

    Aside from the occasional pasta salad, America’s favorite carb often takes a vacation during summer. It’s probably because we tend to associate it wit ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Heat tolerant, low-maintenance plants

    While it was an extremely wet spring, one would suspect that now that summer has arrived that less precipitation and many hot days would accompany it.
    July 14, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Mobile food pantry helps 135 families July 8

    MAZON – In spite of rainy weather, about 135 families took part in We Care of Grundy County’s Mobile Food Pantry on July 8 at Mazon-Verona-Kinsman Mid ...
    July 13, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • College Briefs

    Morris native graduates from technical institute LISLE – Universal Technical Institute Inc., the nat ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Incredible Bats return to the Morris library

    MORRIS – Sharon and Dan Peterson from Incredible Bats will once again bring their bats to the Morris Area Public Library, at 1 p.m. July 25.
    July 12, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Military announcements

    Alex J. Walter has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps p ...
    July 12, 2015 - 5:40 pm
  • Charles B. Phillips Library offering events

    NEWARK – The Charles B. Phillips Library on 6 N. Jackson St. in Newark is offering the following events:
    July 12, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Junk in the Trunk July 19MORRIS – The next monthly Junk in the Trunk is July 19 with donations going ...
    July 12, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Mortgage: Better deal than rent?

    With mortgage rates still at historic lows, is it better to purchase a home instead of rent?   Dave ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Church Bulletins

    Free movie night at Living Water Church MORRIS – A free movie night will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday ...
    July 9, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • United Methodist in Mazon has new minister

    Mazon United Methodist Church has announced the retirement of its former pastor, the Rev. Mark Amenda, as of June 30. Pastor Karen Fabian will now be ...
    July 9, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Rheumatology patient service representative honored as Fire Starter of the Month at Morris hospital

    MORRIS – Tracy Barth of Morris has a passion for health care, a passion for people and a passion for Morris Hospital. She is a role-model employee who ...
    July 8, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Forest Preserve District offers programs in MinookaForest Preserve District offers programs in Minooka
    July 7, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • A healthy twist on french fries

    I’ve been watching the “zoodle” craze from the sidelines. Admittedly, I’ve been tempted to jump in. Noodles made from healthy zucchini using a super-c ...
    July 7, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Local Business Briefs

    Edward Jones Financial adviser has grand openingMORRIS – Mike Pfaff of the financial services firm E ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Medical clinic to host anniversary partyJOLIET – The Will-Grundy Medical Clinic invites the communit ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • LyondellBasell fills We Care pantry

    MORRIS – On June 26, LyondellBasell provided volunteers to unload the truck and stock the shelves at the We Care of Grundy County’s monthly Fill the P ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Church Bulletins

    Friends in Christ to start vacation bible school MORRIS – Lace up those hiking shoes and get ready f ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Gardner hosts school end events

    GARDNER – Gardner Grade School ended the school year with several events for students.A talent show ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Seneca native graduates from U.S. Naval Academy

    ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND – Luke Jackson of Seneca completed four years of challenging academic, physical and professional military training, graduating fro ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:37 pm