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  • Gotta Do It

    Morris Hospital to host job fairThursday afternoonMorris Hospital is hosting a job fair from 4 to 7 ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County area police reports

    GRUNDY COUNTY• Carl Vanderprohl, 49, of Dwight, was arrested Nov. 27 by Grundy County Sheriff’s Depa ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Loss, grief counseling through expressive art

    MORRIS – The grieving process is unique for every person. Some better express themselves one-on-one and others might find comfort in releasing their e ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Toys for Tots donations in Channahon, Minooka area

    The local U.S. Marine Corps Reserves have dropoff locations around Channahon and Minooka to collect new toys for needy children this holiday season.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 4-H member wins trip to national conference

    MORRIS – Grundy County 4-H member Isabella Warmack was honored at a state awards ceremony in November.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Operation St. Nick raises more than $109,000 during radio auction

    MORRIS – Joe Schmitz and Shirley Kiss sat for the 34th year inside the booth at WCSJ AM and FM radio station in Morris, with scraps of paper scattered ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • House of Glory Church to host Sunday seminar on prayer

    The House of Glory Church in Morris will host a seminar with Rev. Tom and Dr. Teresa Stamman of Impact Ministries International at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Toys for Joy returns for Christmas

    MAZON – Christmas is about more than presents, it’s about the joy children feel when they wake up to the magic on Christmas morning.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris students raise money for cancer group

    n Friday, Sept. 30. They did so along with staff from Morris Community High School to support of the Friends of Kids With Cancer organization. In the ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois Student Assistance Commission announces state scholars of 2017-18

    DEERFIELD – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is pleased to announce the names of the 2017-18 Illinois State Scholars. This year’s rec ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rock Island Clean Line appeals 3rd Appellate Court decision

    MORRIS – The fight continues in the proposed Rock Island Clean Line (RICL) project as the Illinois Supreme Court has decided to review the 3rd Appella ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Minooka Community High School seniors selected for academy

    Minooka – Minooka Community High School seniors Allison and Bailey Lyman, daughters of Michelle and Richard Lyman of Channahon, were selected for incl ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Minooka family finds calling in making special-needs adoptions

    On Oct. 24, the Braun family of Minooka celebrated their second “gotcha day” in one year, when mother Amy, picked up their second special-needs child ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:50 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
  • Competitive Power Ventures holds community forum

    COAL CITY – Competitive Power Ventures held an open house Tuesday night at Coal City High School to showcase the state-of-the-art electric generating ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Channahon bar owners speak up against shortening early morning bar hours

    As the vote to tighten early morning bar hours draws closer, the Channahon Village Board on Monday heard from two bar owners about how the changes wou ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Will, Grundy Republicans clash on controversial energy bill

    The Illinois House and Senate approved a bill last week that has been characterized as an Exelon bailout by those opposed to it and a job-saving, rene ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:05 pm
  • Balkema remains as Grundy County board chairman

    MORRIS – Chris Balkema will retain the chairman seat on the Grundy County Board.On Monday night, the ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Morris to upgrade police radios

    MORRIS - The Morris City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement between Grundy Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) and other ETSB members ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Santa Dash runners trot through the elements for charity

    MINOOKA – It began to look a lot like Christmas on Dec. 4 as quarter-sized snowflakes fell just after noon, but that didn’t stop over 100 dedicated ru ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • New Beginnings Thrift Store and Women's Help Center opens

    MORRIS - New Beginnings Thrift Store and Women's Help Center has opened their thrift store doors to help raise money for the services they provide wom ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Over 1,100 residents in Morris without power Sunday evening

    MORRIS - A ComEd spokesperson said power should be restored by 8:30 p.m. Sunday night after a lockout caused over 1,100 residents in Morris to lose po ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Grundy County experiences first snowfall

    MORRIS - The National Weather Service in Romeoville said Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. that Grundy County could see another one to three inches of snow o ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Fire damages Southmor Road home

    MORRIS — Morris Fire Protection and Ambulance District responded to a structure fire Friday afternoon at 350 W. Southmor Road in rural Morris.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Grundy County Health Department, Heartland Blood Centers team up for blood drive

    MORRIS — The Grundy County Health Department Medical Reserve Corps Unit is partnering with Heartland Blood Centers again for a blood drive! The blood ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • Life 5

    SANTA’S SKATING PARTYWHEN: 1-4 p.m. SundayWHERE: Skateland Recreation Center in ChannahonCOST & INFO ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Leave Thanksgiving Thursday alone – and start the shopping on Friday

    I am happy to announce that, for the most part, I was able to stay away from the excess and overconsumption that makes up one of the most American of ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Morris Hospital team achieves prestigious certification

    MORRIS – The Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Morris Hospital recently was recertified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Re ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 6:47 am
  • Jay and Betty Richie of Minooka honored with community award

    MINOOKA – Minooka residents Jay and Betty Richie were honored with the Heartland Bank and Trust Company’s 2016 Heart of our Community Award.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • The evolution of Christmas

    Francis Gayle sat among 40 people and listened to music and readings of presidents past and present on how they created history in the White House dur ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Immaculate Conception School releases its first trimester honor rolls

    ICS – Immaculate Conception School in Morris has released its honor rolls for the first trimester.St ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • Grundy County church briefs

    ‘Hallelujah’ soup supper, cookie sale at United Methodist ChurchCoal City United Methodist Church, l ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 6:53 am
  • Morris YMCA receives land donation for future site

    MORRIS — The Morris Community YMCA will be building their first full-facility YMCA just west of White Oak Elementary School after receiving a 12-acre ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Channahon brings 'Channaholidays' back with new marketing twist

    CHANNAHON – The village of Channahon has brought back its Channaholidays series for a third year.The ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Grundy County Board member Frank Halpin to pay $11,000 to county in lawsuit settlement

    MORRIS – During a brief special meeting Tuesday night, the Grundy County Board voted 15-0 with Frank Halpin abstaining and Debra Jo Kinsella absent to ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Grundy County area police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Individuals liste ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • Jim Ryan wins Grundy County Board seat on coin flip

    MORRIS – With a flip of a quarter, Jim Ryan, D-Morris, became the newest member of Grundy County Board District 3.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Coal City students learn flag etiquette

    COAL CITY — On Nov. 10, St Juvin Post 1336 in Coal City visited the Coal City Intermediate School and presented a program on the history of the United ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Sheridan man killed in accident Saturday near Newark

    A Sheridan man was killed Saturday in a three-vehicle accident on Route 71 near Newark.The Illinois ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:38 am
  • St. Charles correctional center guard from Channahon allegedly encouraged juvenile attacks

    ST. CHARLES – Four Illinois Youth Center – St. Charles guards, including one Channahon man, have been indicted for encouraging juvenile detainees to a ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • Morris man charged in involuntary manslaughter of brother

    MORRIS – Morris police on Monday arrested Patrick Lyons for involuntary manslaughter in the Jan. 8 shooting of his brother, Matt Lyons, 24, of Morris, ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Homeowners share personalities, interests through decor on Morris holiday house walk

    MORRIS – Mother and daughter duo Connie and Brittany Sandeno of Verona walked into the home at 755 Michael Drive in Morris to Christmas decor reminisc ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Vinyl enthusiasts celebrate Home for the Holidays in Morris with exchange event

    MORRIS – Jayme Cameron and her son, Matthew Cameron, walked through the event room doors at Clayton’s Tap on Friday afternoon with a bag of vinyl reco ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Morris Hospital radiation patients deferred to Joliet during equipment upgrade

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has announced that it is temporarily deferring services at its Radiation Therapy Center in order to repl ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Annual house walk to feature 4 homes

    MORRIS – Four homes will be featured in the 2016 Home for the Holidays house walk.The walk will take ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Grundy County Church Briefs

    Hallelujah’ soup supper, cookie sale at United Methodist ChurchCoal City United Methodist Church, lo ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Home for the Holidays tea to be hosted by First Presbyterian Church

    MORRIS – The First Presbyterian Church of Morris is pleased to be hosting this year’s holiday tea on Saturday from noon to 5:30 p.m.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Jennifer and Doug Pryor house

    The Pryors purchased the home as the second floor was being framed in 2005. This allowed them to personalize the design, such as opening the basement ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Wendy and Joe Mundigl house

    Although Wendy and Joe Mundigl and their daughter, Hannah, haven’t quite lived in their home for a year, in this short time they have added beautiful ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • John Callahan house

    John Callahan, Grundy County coroner, has always dreamed of living in the country. As a boy, John grew up on a farm with three brothers. At a young ag ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Bernie and Debbie Torri house

    Bernie, Debbie and Ashley Torri have happily called Morris home since the summer of 1999. They were searching for a house that could serve as a place ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Grundy County businesses work together for Shop Small Passport Program

    The hidden gems behind each local storefront are what give small businesses their edge.From Saturday ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • We Care of Grundy County red kettle effort to help fund new program

    In June 2016, We Care of Grundy County became the first Salvation Army service extension to offer the Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope program.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Wilmington area man gets DUI charge after pickup crashes through fence in Coal City

    COAL CITY – A Wilmington area man faces several charges after officials say he drove a pickup truck off the road, through a fence and into a creek bed ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Applegate: Seasonal spirit to return to Morris with Home for the Holidays

    Happy holidays! It’s time to begin celebrating the Christmas season and enjoying all that Home for ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Lighted Holiday Parade celebrates Santa’s arrival in downtown Morris

    MORRIS – The arrival of Santa in the Home for the Holidays lighted parade is the highlight of the Home for the Holidays weekend for many children. Onc ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Variety available at Festival of Trees silent auction

    MORRIS – Join us for some holiday spirit by celebrating our 21st annual of Festival of Trees.Hosting ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Home for the Holidays schedule

    • 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Festival of Trees, sponsored by Grundy County Historical Society. Grundy County Historical Society Museum, 510 W. Illinois Ave.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Grundy County sheriff: This Thanksgiving, buckle up

    With Thanksgiving here, people are flocking to Illinois roads to visit and celebrate with family and friends. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office remin ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Home for the Holidays to offer Christmas nostalgia with a few new twists

    MORRIS – After the Thanksgiving holiday, downtown Morris turns up the charm and transforms into a scene of Christmas past.
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Minooka District 201 board moves forward with 2016 levy

    MINOOKA – The Minooka School District 201 Board approved publishing the district’s proposed 2016 tax levy during its meeting this week.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:01 pm
  • Morris Distrct 54 chooses between 2 levy options

    MORRIS – The Morris Elementary School District 54 board has approved a tentative tax levy, which warrants a truth in taxation hearing at the board's n ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • Saratoga school board accepts proposed levy

    MORRIS – The Saratoga Community Consolidated School District 60-C board has voted to accept the proposed 2016 tax levy, which will be up for final app ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • After tie, coin toss will decide Grundy County Board race

    MORRIS – Jim Ryan, D-Morris, waited Wednesday at the Grundy County Clerk’s Office to hear the long-awaited results that would determine whether he or ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Grundy County starts gently used toy event

    MORRIS – The Grundy County Land Use Department is hosting the annual gently used toys, books, games and DVD video collection event, which started Nov. ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • LyondellBasell donates heaters to We Care of Grundy County

    MORRIS – LyondellBasell recently provided a community grant to install two new heaters in We Care of Grundy County’s food pantry.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Minooka Scouts participate in food collection effort

    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Buck: A small holiday experiment

    ​Have you been thinking about setting up a donor advised fund here at the Community Foundation of Grundy County? Aside from the technical aspects, hav ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Community Pulse: Morris District 54 students working to warm hearts

    As the school year moves toward the holiday season, it’s refreshing to reflect on all of the great things happening at Morris 54.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Minooka Bible Church offers ASL sign language evening class

    Sheri Callis of Channahon spends her day with early childhood autistic, Down syndrome and hearing-impaired children. She said many of her children are ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Former Grundy County resident recounts helping save teen from Lake Michigan drowning

    The family of a Chicago teenager most surely will be counting their blessings this Thanksgiving, after almost losing the young man in a recent Lake Mi ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Santa’s Workshop event planned for Dec. 3Santa’s Workshop, sponsored by the Minooka Women’s Club, wi ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Oesterle: Despite loss, Morris football team can hold its head high

    With a program as rich in history Morris football’s, there is no shortage of what might be called signature wins.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Gotta Do It 5

    MORRIS HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS PARADEWHEN: 5:30 p.m. on FridayWHERE: Begins at the corner of Franklin ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • River's Edge students practice social, cooking skills at Thanksgiving event

    MORRIS – River’s Edge Academy student Paige Boyd sat down with her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to enjoy a special pre-Thanksgiving meal.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Tradition returns with Festival of Trees in Morris

    MORRIS – Among the relics of Grundy County past sit trees dainty and towering, wrapped with twinkling lights and adorned with ornaments vintage and ne ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Channahon trustees vote for increased levy, against chickens

    CHANNAHON – Channahon village trustees Monday decided on a maximum 2016 proposed levy amount of $2.325 million that they will bring up for a final vot ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Channahon District 17 votes for small increase in levy

    CHANNAHON – Channahon School District 17’s portion of this year’s property taxes should be the lowest since 2011, based on the district’s estimated le ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Morris District 101 board approves tax levy

    The proposed 2016-17 tax levy was passed by the Morris Community High School District 101 board of education during the regular board meeting Nov. 14. ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • Grundy County Police Briefs

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Individuals liste ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 2:08 pm
  • Next step for Illinois budget is in lame-duck legislature's hands

    While all eyes were on the most divisive presidential election in recent memory, Illinois’ already lousy financial footing got worse.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 6:53 am
  • How to talk to young children about death

    It isn’t easy to explain death to a young child. However, death is an important part of life that c ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 9:03 am
  • Minooka D-111 board OKs balloon tax levy increase

    The Minooka Community High School District 111 Board on Tuesday approved the district’s tentative 2016 property tax levy of $34.78 million, a 20.1 per ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 6:44 am
  • Fire damages Coal City home

    COAL CITY – No one was injured when a structure fire damaged a house Thursday afternoon.Shortly befo ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • Jewel-Osco hosts grand re-opening, featuring Starbucks

    MORRIS — For the past nine weeks or so, the Jewel-Osco store in Morris has been undergoing an intensive remodel.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 6:41 am
  • 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
  • Associated Firefighters of Illinois Warrior Program gets Minooka veteran new car

    More than 50 friends, along with the Minooka fire and police departments, filled Twin Rail Pub and eagerly waited to congratulate Sergio Lopez on Frid ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Reasons to shop local in downtown Morris

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner, with Home For the Holidays and the peak Christmas shopping season immediately following.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Minooka to host Madrigal dinners

    MINOOKA – Come to a faraway place in a distant time where joy, cheer and merriment will be henceforth this yuletide season at the 20th annual Madrigal ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Seneca FFA team ranks among country’s best

    The Seneca FFA Landscaping and Nursery Career Development Team placed 12th in the country at this year’s competition at the National FFA Convention.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Morris Parade honors veterans

    MORRIS – Young and old alike lined Liberty Street and filled the courthouse lawn in downtown Morris on Friday to thank the men and women who bravely s ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • County Fair director dies

    MORRIS – Anyone who has spent much time at the Grundy County Fairgrounds, whether at the fair itself or at the Grundy County Speedway for the weekly s ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 6:53 am
  • Minooka village board approves street and bridge levy increased

    Minooka trustees made quick work of this month’s village board meeting, held one week early because of Thanksgiving, after the committee of the whole ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • 2 charged in Morris laundromat mobile meth lab explosion

    MORRIS – A mobile meth lab exploded Tuesday morning inside a Morris laundromat, and two suspects have been charged.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Fire damages house in Goose Lake Township

    GOOSE LAKE TOWNSHIP – Fire struck a house at 3835 Candyland lane on Tuesday.A woman was home at the ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • Trucker pleads guilty in 2014 Channahon crash that killed 5

    JOLIET – An Indiana truck driver pleaded guilty Tuesday to causing a 2014 crash on Interstate 55 that killed five people.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Grundy county shrinks deficit, but does not eliminate it

    Editors' Note: Information in a story published in Sunday's Herald-News related to the county board budget was incorrect.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Al’s Restaurant to host Thanksgiving dinner

    MORRIS – For the 14th year in a row, Al’s Family Restaurant in Morris will host a free Thanksgiving dinner for those that are alone during the holiday ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Longtime Morris business owner Charles Greenway dead at 84

    MORRIS — For 49 years, Greenway Motors has been a staple of the Morris business community, and you can't drive very far in town without seeing a car b ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Coal City man dies in motorcycle-mini van collision

    COAL CITY — Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan along with Grundy County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a motorcycle vs mini van crash that ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 6:48 am
  • Youth charged after car crash

    MORRIS – A juvenile male is at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood following a car crash.Acc ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 6:28 am
  • 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
  • Minooka teacher/coach dies after battle with brain cancer

    Pastor Nate Ferguson of Village Christian Church in Minooka said when he spoke of the story in the Bible of the man who built his house upon a rock an ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 6:30 am
  • Remember: November is a month for giving

    November is a month known for Veterans Day, elections, time change, Thanksgiving and Black Friday. But for those of us in the nonprofit sector, there ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • For the community, end-of-year gifts change lives

    In 2015, United Way of Grundy County funded a variety of vital programs and services that assisted more than 40,000 individuals in Grundy County. 
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • The Cubs win in Cleveland; my sisters rock

    It’s been about a week and it still hasn’t fully sunken in yet.The Cubs have won the World Series.Th ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Delta Kappa Gamma society honors members

    OTTAWA – The Omicron Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met at Pitstick Pavilion ion Tuesday, Oct. 18. The theme for the evening w ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Combating opioid epidemic with life-saving law

    In September, I read a story out of Peru, Illinois, about a man who was found unresponsive in his home where children were present. The officers admin ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Morris Theatre Guild to hold auditions for winter production of ‘Harvey’

    MORRIS – The Morris Theatre Guild Inc. will hold open auditions for its production of Mary Chase’s comedy, “Harvey,” sponsored in part by the Morris L ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Minooka students recognized by Grundy vocational center

    MINOOKA – Three Minooka Community High School students taking classes at the Grundy Area Vocational Center (GAVC) in Morris were recently presented wi ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Dance, Dance, Dance for Charity to feature local educators

    OmniArts in Starved Rock Country is hosting a local version of the popular show “Dancing with the Stars” to raise money for local schools to benefit t ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Grundy County Church Briefs

    West Lisbon holding marriage preparation conferenceThe West Lisbon Church will host a marriage prepa ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Suicide, depression serious issues many veterans face

    After serving tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Corporal Brandon Meyers returned home from duty as a U.S. Marine, and struggled with daily life. His moth ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Channahon board looking to change weekend bar hours

    CHANNAHON – Shortening bar hours on weekend nights and increasing them Sunday mornings was the topic of discussion at Monday’s Channahon Village Board ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Channahon gets first drug dog

    CHANNAHON – The village of Channahon’s first police dog, police K-9 Hutch, was sworn into office at Monday’s Village Board meeting, with his partner, ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Two Grundy Board candidates have to wait out results

    Jim Ryan, D-Morris, and Brian Severson, R-Dwight, waited out the Grundy County election results the same as all of the other candidates Tuesday night.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Helland retains spot as Grundy State's Attorney

    MORRIS — With all 40 precincts reporting, incumbent Republican Jason Helland had 12,883 votes compared to 9,753 for Democratic opponent Brooke Shupe i ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Wilmington man popped top on beer from 1984 when Cubs won World Series

    His story became such a huge hit, thanks to social media, that even President Barack Obama helped create the final chapter.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Trotter tops Harrop in Grundy County Circuit Clerk race

    MORRIS — Republican Cori Trotter had 12,963 votes compared to Democrat Joan Harrop's 9,414 in ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Tight races in Grundy County Board Districts 2 and 3

    MORRIS — Harold Vota with 3,859 votes and Ann Gill with 3,678 were the leading vote-getters for two of the three Grundy County Board positions in Dist ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • State races for 49th, 38th, 75th, 79th district show strong leads

    JOLIET — Early results for some state Senate and House races show strong leads for incumbent candidates. 
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 10:14 pm
  • Trotter, Helland win Grundy County races while county board goes down to wire

    Republican Cori Trotter had 12,976 votes compared to Democrat Joan Harrop's 9,414 in the race for Grundy County Circuit Clerk with all 40 precincts re ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 10:03 pm