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  • Morris Hospital adds occupational therapy to Ridge Road Campus in Channahon

    MORRIS — Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has added occupational therapy services to its Ridge Road Campus, 27240 W. Saxony Drive, in Channahon. O ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Gotta Do It

    Grundy health department to hold youth mental health first aid classMORRIS – In an effort to support ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris senior Alexa Rain earns Maurice Alford Memorial Scholarship

    MORRIS – The Morris Theatre Guild Inc.’s annual Maurice Alford Memorial Scholarship was presented May 11 to Morris Community High School senior Alexa ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Seneca FFA horticulture team makes it to nationals

    SENECA – The Seneca FFA Horticulture Career Development Team concluded its season last week by placing second in the state contest held at the Univers ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County Sheriff Deputies promote bike safety for kids

    May is National Bike Month and the perfect time to get out and ride with your family, co-workers and friends. In support of National Bicycle Safety mo ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    Human trafficking awareness event planned for SaturdayMORRIS – Love Outreach training center will ho ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 2016 GMC Sierra Pickup All Terrain X PACKAGE: Taking it to the next Extreme!

    Off-roading enthusiasts are in for a treat.  The 2016 GMC Sierra All Terrain package, available on Sierra SLE and SLT double- and crew-cab trucks, giv ...
    May 25, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Morris woman shares her experience with rare autoimmune disorder

    MORRIS – A good day for Morris resident Cindy Davids is when she can enjoy a beautiful day.She might ...
    May 24, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • Health care scholarships awarded to Seneca students

    OTTAWA – A number of local high school seniors were honored last month at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center as part of its foundation’s annual scholars ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Gotta Do It

    Newark Library to hold events for visitors of all agesNEWARK – The Charles B. Phillips Library, 6 N. ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • We Care hands out nearly 3 tons of food

    GARDNER – A total of 124 families took part in We Care of Grundy County’s mobile food pantry on May 11, hosted by the Gardner American Legion and spon ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Coal City St. Juvin Post 1336 VFW donates 400 flags to cemetery

    St. Juvin Post 1336 Veterans of Foreign Wars donated 400 U.S. flags to the Braceville-Gardner cemetery for placement on veterans’ graves. One of the g ...
    May 25, 2016 - 7:35 am
  • Campus Honors for Grundy County residents

    The following local residents received the following honors from colleges and universities. All names and information were submitted by each respecti ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County VAC, Hines VA Mobile Unit to conduct outreach events in May, June

    MORRIS – The Grundy County VAC and Edward Hines Veterans Medical Center Mobile Unit will be out in the community in May and June, connecting to vetera ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Big things happening at Morris District 54

    A number of terrific things are happening at Morris Elementary School District 54 and as a result I struggle with what to write about.
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County area church briefs

    Coal City United Methodist to host Ladies Luncheon SaturdayCOAL CITY – Ladies of all ages are invite ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Gotta Do It: May 15 through May 22

    May 15• EAA Chapter 15 Pancake Breakfast and Lewis Airport Open House – 7 a.m. to noon, Lewis Univer ...
    May 14, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Local banks donate prizes to reality store event at Seneca High School

    SENECA – Every year, Seneca High School students get a reality check. All sophomore students participate in the Reality Store to learn about the costs ...
    May 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Scholastic bowl team from Coal City finishes 18-3

    Coal City placed second at the Illinois Valley Conference Tournament, first in the IESA Regional, and second in the sectional. They are coached by Kat ...
    May 17, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Fire Starter of the Month brightens the lives of cardiac patients

    MORRIS – Tonya Cavanaugh proves every day that she has one of the biggest hearts around. It’s only fitting that she happens to strengthen hearts for a ...
    May 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sue Rezin hosts Youth Advisory Council in Springfield with Grundy-area students

    SPRINGFIELD – Dozens of high school students from across the 38th Senate District were selected to participate in a unique, hands-on experience in sta ...
    May 13, 2016 - 7:58 am
  • Community Pulse: Looking forward to this year's Liberty 5K in Morris

    The Morris Downtown Development Partnership is excited to bring the seventh annual Liberty 5K Run/Walk back to downtown Morris!
    May 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois Valley Industries launches new program to put adults with disabilities to work

    MORRIS – There’s nothing more satisfying than putting in a hard day’s work.Not only do our jobs prov ...
    May 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris Hospital continues ‘A’ streak for patient safety

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has received an “A” rating on the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score, placing Morris Hospital in a g ...
    May 18, 2016 - 8:02 am
  • Gotta Do It: May 8 through May 15

    May 8• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Hickory Creek Pre ...
    May 7, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Coal City Intermediate School hosts fifth-grade Science Fair

    COAL CITY – Fifth-grade students at Coal City Intermediate School participated in the Eighth Annual Science Fair on April 12.
    May 10, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Morris Hospital offering programs

    Morris Hospital will offer a number of programs in the upcoming weeks. The hospital is at 150 W. Hig ...
    May 7, 2016 - 9:16 am
  • Immaculate Conception sponsors Fill-the-Pantry

    MORRIS – Immaculate Conception School sponsored We Care’s April 8 Fill-the-Pantry.This was the secon ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Coal City wins IESA Scholastic Bowl regional title

    BRAIDWOOD – Coal City Middle School had a great day at the IESA Scholastic Bowl Regional, as they defeated Shabbona, 305-80, Saratoga 305-50, and defe ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County Association HCE holds 77th business meeting

    MORRIS – The Grundy County Association for Home and Community Education had its 77th annual business meeting April 19 at Morris Country Club.
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Community Pulse: United Way of Grundy County creates opportunities to help the community

    Giving back to the community can take a variety of forms. This includes donating money, giving of your time, or sharing your talent or skill. There ar ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet Junior College chef honored by the American Culinary Federation

    JOLIET – Ken Thompson is a candidate for a national award to be announced this July from the American Culinary Federation.
    May 1, 2016 - 8:22 am