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  • Morris Knights of Columbus donates funds to local organizations

    MORRIS – Morris Knights of Columbus Grand Knight Frank Hankins recently handed out donation checks to local organizations.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Morris Hospital Nurse selected as December Fire Starter of the Month

    MORRIS – Joann Bradley of Coal City was selected as Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers’ Fire Starter of the Month for December. She has cared for th ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County students on college dean’s lists

    The following local residents were named to deans lists. All names and information were submitted by ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    Coal City United Methodist to hold ‘Hallelujah’ supperCOAL CITY – Coal City United Methodist Church, ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    ICS begins Catholic Schools Week with open housesMORRIS – Immaculate Conception School will kick-off ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 10:51 pm
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    Cub Scout pack to hold dinner Feb. 29 in MorrisMORRIS – Cub Scout Pack 476 will hold a Spaghetti Din ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 10:47 pm
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    Minooka Women’s Club to meet Feb. 2MINOOKA – The Minooka Women’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 2 in ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces college scholarships

    MORRIS – The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding $54,000  in college scholarships throughout Illinois to students who wa ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Gardner grade school students pitch in to create picture book

    GARDNER — The Gardner Grade School First Grade Class recently donated a book to the school library that they created and printed earlier this school y ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 9:45 pm
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    Bridal Expo to be held Feb. 21 in MinookaMINOOKA – The fourth annual Bridal Expo will be from 11 a.m ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Seneca High School honor rolls released

    James A Mooney, Lysett A Mora, Amber N Morgan, Mitchell R Neimann, Madilyn T Payne, Casey J Pifer, Jorge J Ramirez, Hailey E Ryder, Autumn R Spreitzer ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 7:58 pm
  • Honor rolls for Morris Community High School released

    The following are honor rolls from the second quarter for students who attend Morris Community High School.
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 7:58 pm
  • It's a dog's world at BrightDogs in Joliet

    JOLIET – A funny thing happened on the way to opening an indoor, family-owned dog park Dec. 21 in Joliet.
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 11:52 pm
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    Office of Kinzinger to hold traveling office hoursOffice of Kinzinger to hold traveling office hours
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:06 pm
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    Citizens for Life to hold candlelight prayer vigilOTTAWA – The annual Candlelight Prayer Vigil will ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Honor rolls announced for Mazon-Verona-Kinsman Middle School

    At the end of each quarter, the academic accomplishments of students at Mazon-Verona-Kinsman Middle School are recognized through the posting of the H ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • Honor rolls announced for Nettle Creek School

    MORRIS – Nettle Creek School’s second-quarter Honor Rolls for the 2015-2016 academic year were announced recently.MORRIS – Nettle Creek School’s secon ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:45 pm
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    Newark Library to hold Friday morning storytimeNEWARK – Enter the mystical world of fairy tales and ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:33 pm
  • Homemade tomato soup warms the soul like love

    Do you have a friend or relative with the flu or a new baby who’s in need of a bit of tending? Or maybe a new family has moved into your neighborhood. ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Morris doctor discusses problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

    This is the second installment in a two-part series about prescription drug medicines.MORRIS – It’s ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 10:10 pm
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    White Oak Elementary to hold carnival SaturdayMORRIS – White Oak Elementary School will host a “Fun ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 9:51 pm
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    Newark Library to hold Tuesday book chatNEWARK – Visitors are welcomed to come and enjoy breakfast, ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • Libraries at Troy School District 30-C adopt Common Sense Categories

    JOLIET – What type of library book has this number: 796.34?Don’t know?Many adults don’t, said Brenda ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    Helmar Lutheran holding fundraiser Saturday night Helmar Lutheran Church is having an all-you-can-e ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Morris Theatre Guild begun rehearsals for winter production

    MORRIS – The Morris Theatre Guild Inc. has begun rehearsals and is taking reservations for its winter world-premiere production of “Judgment Days,” a ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Morris Hospital offers next session of 'Diet Free' course

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is offering a free, introductory session to “DIET FREE,” a life-changing nutrition and fitness program, ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • A way to prepare a lighter beef bourguignon that still is sumptuous

    The 2009 movie “Julie and Julia” was a shot in the arm not only for Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” but for her classic Beef Bourg ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:35 pm
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    Knitters wanted at Newark LibraryNEWARK – Bring your yarn and needles and work on that project you h ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Morris Hospital pharmacist wants patients to be aware of dangerous drug reactions

    This is the first in a two-part series about prescription drug medicines. The second installment about antibiotic resistance is scheduled to run Jan. ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 11:11 pm