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  • A Peep Around Morris

    MORRIS - Spring-like weather on Easter weekend coupled with the well known Easter candy Peeps makes for a different view of Morris.
    April 18, 2017 - 6:59 am
  • Check out 2937 E Hickory Lane in Marseilles!

    Gorgeous custom built full brick exterior home on 1.5 professionally landscaped acres w/a private dock, beach, gazebo & pool. Approximately 8,000 sq. ...
    April 14, 2017 - 9:14 am
  • Running for a cause

    MORRIS - The Morris Woman's Club (MWC) held their annual Superhero 5K on Saturday morning where heroes came out to help raise money for Easter Seals J ...
    April 11, 2017 - 6:50 am
  • April Election 2017

    MORRIS - As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Grundy County Clerk Kay Olson said only 10 percent of eligible voters had been to the polls to vote, much lower than ...
    April 4, 2017 - 4:54 pm
  • YMCA men's basketball league closes with new champions

    MORRIS - Eight teams competed this year in the Morris Area YMCA Adult basketball league to see who would claim the title of champion.
    March 29, 2017 - 7:13 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
  • Luxury home of the week: Check out this $449,900 Morris home for sale

    Check out 14 photos of this $449,900 Morris home for sale, listed on Zillow ...
    March 24, 2017 - 1:10 pm
  • Luxury home of the week: This $690,000 Morris home for sale comes with a boat dock

    Check out this $690,000 Morris home for sale, listed on Zillow ...
    March 21, 2017 - 6:46 am
  • Check out 2860 E 2329th Road in Marseilles!

    ONCE YOU SEE THIS AWESOME CEDAR 2 STORY HOME WITH 3 BEDROOMS, 2 WITH SMALL SITTING AREAS, 3.5 BATHS, MASTER BEDROOM WHICH IS 20X13 WITH BEAUTIFUL FULL ...
    March 10, 2017 - 9:28 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
  • It's on

    Minooka Community High School students, faculty compete in donkey basketball tournament ...
    March 7, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Paczki at Morris Bakery worth the wait

    MORRIS – Fat Tuesday is one of the largest sale days of the year for Morris Bakery with over 10,000 paczki being sold.
    March 1, 2017 - 7:39 am
  • PHOTOS: Tuesday's storm in Grundy County

    These are reader submitted photos from Tuesday night's storm in Grundy County. ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 7:55 pm
  • Becoming part of the team

    MORRIS - Each year, the Morris Faculty take on the Fuzz in a charity game to help earn money to send out local Special Olympians to Bloomington to pla ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 6:49 am
  • Photos: IHSA State Wrestling

    Check out photos from IHSA State Wrestling . ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:38 am
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 6:56 am
  • A beautifully restored historic home in Morris

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    Feb. 17, 2017 - 2:58 pm
  • 7 best bars to watch a game in Morris and Coal City

    Here's a list of the 7 best sports bars in Morris and Coal City, as voted on by our readers in the 2016 Grundy Area Reader's Choice competition.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 6:45 am
  • Fairway views and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace: 21 photos of a $359,900 Morris home for sale

    Check out 21 photos of this $359,900 Morris home for sale ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:08 pm
  • 6 brilliant B&B experiences across Northern Illinois

    Galena and Chicago aren’t the only places to find great bed-and-breakfast experiences in northern Illinois. Visitors seeking unique and luxurious lodg ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 6:54 am
  • A game room, a barn and plenty of open space: 18 photos of a $420,000 home for sale in Verona

    Check out this southern Grundy County luxury home for sale for $420,000 ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Super Bowl in the sanctuary

    MORRIS - Living Water Church of the Nazarene celebrates the Super Bowl by hosting a party within their church giving people an alternative to the bar ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 6:40 am
  • 13 photos of a downtown Morris home for sale that was built in 1911

    Check out this downtown Morris home for sale. The home was built in 1911. ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • Morris Varsity Poms named Class 1A state runner up

    MORRIS - After the Morris Varsity Poms won the title of sectional champions for the fifth year in a row in January and then they headed to state.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • 7 great places for breakfast in and around Morris

    Here are the 7 best local places to get a great breakfast or cup of coffee in the Morris area, as voted on by readers in our Grundy Area Readers’ Choi ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:59 pm
  • Morris Library is more than books

    MORRIS - With dreary weather keeping kids inside Morris Area Public Library provides an outlet for parents to bring their kids for some active fun and ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 6:29 am
  • 18 photos of a $699,900 Channahon home for sale with an elevator and a double-sided fireplace

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Dueling Tonys raise money and awareness

    MORRIS - Two black pianos sat stoically in front of the alter at Immaculate Conception Church in Morris Friday night as Tony DeBlois and Tony Kidonaki ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 6:41 am
  • Million dollar views in Morris: 16 photos of a $1,300,000 home for sale

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:23 am
  • Santa is Coming

    MORRIS – Santa Claus was in Morris on Monday checking with city officials ahead of this year’s Christmas Eve delivery.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • Photos: Packers Ice The Bears 30-27

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    Dec. 18, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Snow falls in Morris

    MORRIS – While residents braced for an eight- to 12-inch snowfall over the weekend, reality brought much less of the white stuff and stopped long enou ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 1:54 pm
  • Photos: Midnight Madness in Morris

    MORRIS – Midnight in Morris offers consumers a chance, once a year, to wander through the Christmas-lit streets of downtown Morris with friends and fa ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Photos: 49ERS Snowed by Bears 26-6

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    Dec. 4, 2016 - 7:50 pm
  • Photos: Morris vs. Peoria football

    The Redskins ended their football season Saturday, Nov. 19, after falling to the Lions, 43-35 in Morris.
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • 23 photos of a million-dollar Minooka home for sale ideal for outdoor entertaining

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Photos: Morris vs Metamora football

    The Redskins defeated the Redbirds, 12-7 on Saturday, Nov. 12, in Morris. ...
    Nov. 12, 2016 - 8:51 pm
  • 18 photos of the most expensive home for sale this week in Coal City

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Photos: Morris vs. Marion football

    The Redskins defeated the Wildcats, 48-28 on Saturday, Oct. 29, in Morris. ...
    Oct. 30, 2016 - 8:49 am
  • Photos: Wilmington vs. Chicago Corliss football

    The Wildcats defeated the Trojans, 51-8 on Friday, Oct. 28, in Wilmington ...
    Oct. 29, 2016 - 1:56 am
  • Photos: Coal City vs. Genoa-Kingston football

    The Coalers fell to the Cogs, 35-10 on Friday, Oct. 28 in Genoa. ...
    Oct. 29, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Photos: Plainfield South vs. Minooka football

    The Cougars fell to the Indians, 39-20 on Friday, Oct. 21, in Minooka. ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:46 am
  • Photos: Coal City vs. Wilmington football

    The Coalers fell to the Wildcats, 34-14 on Friday, Oct. 21, in Wilmington. ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • Photos: Morris vs. Geneseo football

    The Redskins defeated the Maple Leafs, 41-14 on Friday, Oct. 21, in Morris. ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:47 am
  • Photos: Jaguars scratch out a win over Bears 17-16

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    Oct. 16, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Photos: Morris vs. Sycamore football

    The Redskins defeated the Spartans, 28-13 on Friday Oct. 14, in Morris. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Photos: Joliet West vs. Minooka football

    The Tigers defeated the Indians, 42-30 on Friday, Oct. 7, in Joliet. ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Photos: Morris vs. DeKalb football

    Morris fell to DeKalb, 34-37 on Friday, Sept. 30, at DeKalb High School in DeKalb. ...
    Oct. 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Photos: Romeoville vs. Minooka football

    Romeoville defeated Minooka, 29-26 on Friday, Sept. 30, at Minooka Community High School in Minooka.
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 1:43 am
  • Photos: Coal City vs. Plano football

    Coal City fell to Plano, 35-6 on Friday, Sept. 30, at Coal City High School in Coal City. ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 1:47 am
  • Photos: Sprint Cup Series

    Martin Truex Jr. took home first place during the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet.
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • Photos: Plainfield North vs. Minooka football

    The Indians fell to the Tigers, 61-22 on Friday, Sept. 16, at Minooka High School in Minooka. ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 2:17 am
  • Photos: ARCA Scott 150 Race

    Racer Chase Briscoe took home first place Thursday, Sept. 15, during the ARCA Scott 150 Race at the Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 6:33 pm
  • Photos: Jalopy Fest 2016

    Dozens of classic cars and jalopies filled the Grundy County Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 10, during Jalopy Fest.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Photos: Minooka vs. Joliet Central football

    Minooka defeated Joliet Central on Friday, Sept. 2, in Joliet. The Indians beat the Steelmen, 33-7. ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Photos: Morris vs. Washington football

    Morris defeated Washington on Friday in Morris. The Redskins won over the Panthers, 20-3. ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 1:47 am
  • Photos: Minooka versus Oswego football

    The Indians fell to the Panthers, 7-6 on Friday, Aug. 26, in Minooka. ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:08 am
  • Photos: Illinois National Guard training

    Nearly 200 members of the Illinois National Guard trained through several disaster senarios Thursday, June 23, at the guard's training facility in Mar ...
    June 30, 2016 - 3:50 am
  • Photos: Herald-News award-winning images

    The photo staffs of The Herald-News and Morris Herald-News were recognized by the Illinois Press Association and the Illinois Associated Press Managin ...
    June 11, 2016 - 9:47 am
  • Photos: Remembering Abigail and Eder Arroyo

    Family and friends of Abigail and Eder Arroyo gathered together Friday at South Island Park in Wilmington to mourn the loss of the siblings, who drown ...
    June 3, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Photos: GLB's Patton addresses concerns

    Frank Patton, co-founder of the Great Basin Railroad, answered questions from Will, Grundy and La Salle County residents Monday, May 2, during a quest ...
    May 4, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • PHOTOS: 2016 NFL Draft in Chicago

    The NFL Draft was held at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago Thursday, April 28, 20`2016. ...
    April 28, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • Photos: Asian Carp Fishing

    Asian carp were stocked in ponds throughout southern states in the 1970s that are connected to the Mississippi River and its feeder streams. Fish farm ...
    April 28, 2016 - 4:00 am