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  • 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
  • 19 fifth-grade students graduate from D.A.R.E. program at ICS

    MORRIS – On April 8, Immaculate Conception School and the Morris Police Department held the fifth-grade D.A.R.E. Graduation ceremony at Immaculate Con ...
    April 28, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • DAV chapter donates two new gas grills to LaSalle Veterans Home

    The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 86 recently donated two gas grills to the LaSalle Veterans Home in LaSalle. Funds collected from the 2014 Forge ...
    April 28, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Expert advice for stretching your protein dollars while cooking at home

    You may still be wincing a bit if you had to write a bigger-than-expected check to the state or Uncle Sam on tax day this year. Moments like these mak ...
    April 28, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Comcast workers volunteer to help charity prepare for open house

    MORRIS – Comcast employees volunteered for Comcast Cares Day on Saturday to help We Care of Grundy County prepare its new building for an open house t ...
    April 27, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Church Bulletins

    Free movie night Fridayat Living Water ChurchMORRIS – A free movie night will start at 7:30 p.m. Fri ...
    April 23, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • College honors

    Coal City student helps speech team win awardsLEBANON – Hannah Zickefoose, a first-year psychology m ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Take Off Pounds group meeting on Thursdays MORRIS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets at 5 p.m. ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Feeling peckish for pesto? Don’t be limited to basil

    Fresh herbs are one of nature’s best low-cal flavor sources. And as the weather warms up, we’ll tran ...
    April 21, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Fishing for a Cure has few remaining spaces

    BRACEVILLE – Limited space remains for Braidwood Generating Station’s “Fishing for a Cure” team bass tournament and anyone interested is encouraged to ...
    April 20, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • High school speech team presents to DAR chapter

    MORRIS – On March 9, the Alida C. Bliss Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution were privileged to have a program of patriotic sp ...
    April 20, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Morris Lions offering online ordering for Mother's Day roses

    MORRIS – The Morris Lions Club is again selling tickets to reserve a dozen roses for delivery to local homes in its 31st annual Rose Sale.
    April 20, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Seneca High School places in state competition

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation, Ford Motor Company Fund, Allstate Foundation, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and Ill ...
    April 19, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Gardner gives heartfelt sendoff to Parker

    Gardner Grade proclaimed Friday “Parker Farrero Day.” Parker is battling Batten disease and will be leaving to receive treatment at Duke University fo ...
    April 19, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Seneca inducts members into National Honor Society

    SENECA – On March 19, new members were inducted into the Seneca High School Chapter of the National Honor Society. Twenty-four juniors and five senior ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Church bulletins

    Spring Fling show opens on Saturday in Morris MORRIS – The First Baptist Church of Morris will host ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Morris High School NHS inducts new members

    MORRIS – The annual induction ceremony of Morris Community High School’s Chapter of the National Honor Society was held the evening of Feb. 26, when 1 ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Roasted Pear Crumble is a sweet source of nutrition

    Pears are delicious and nutritious. They’re also one of the leading fruit sources of dietary fiber, with most of the nutrition locked in the peel. The ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Animal Care Hospital donates to Spay It Forward pet program

    MORRIS – During January and February, Animal Care Hospital in Morris sponsored a fundraising program to help benefit Spay It Forward, a nonprofit orga ...
    April 10, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Jehovah’s Witnesses event was held in March ROMEOVILLE – On March 22 the Romeoville Assembly Hall of ...
    April 9, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Area farmer directs funds to Grundy County 4-H Association

    MORRIS – The Grundy County 4-H Association has received a $2,500 donation from local farmer Nicolas Andreatta and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, ...
    April 10, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Heartland Bank to host Spring into Free event MINOOKA – On April 17, Heartland Bank and Trust Compan ...
    April 8, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Start planting in early spring

    Remember, April showers bring May flowers. While the weather remains unpredictable, spring ...
    April 7, 2015 - 10:53 am