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  • Will County tours courthouses to form design ideas

    JOLIET – County officials have a better idea of what a modern judicial complex looks like after touring Chicago-area judicial facilities, as well as o ...
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Enrollment down at JJC and other community colleges

    JOLIET – Joliet Junior College has seen enrollment for full-time students drop steadily during the past five years, following a national trend tied to ...
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Illinois looks to investors for help on South Suburban Airport

    TINLEY PARK – State transportation officials sent a message to potential investors Tuesday that they can’t move forward with the decades-in-the-making ...
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Plainfield math scores up, reading scores down

    PLAINFIELD – Last spring’s standardized testing resulted in higher math scores for Plainfield School District 202 students and heightened expectations ...
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Plainfield schools pass balanced budget for second year in a row

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield School District 202 board has passed a $250 million budget that is balanced for the second year in a row.
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Number of medical marijuana applicants to be released Wednesday

    State officials plan to release Wednesday afternoon the number of applications they received from companies that want to grow or sell medical marijuan ...
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Union Station platforms to close Friday

    JOLIET – New commuter platforms for the Rock Island District and the Heritage Corridor line will open for service Friday.
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Police testify to scene of Hickory Street murder

    JOLIET – Joshua Miner “lost it” when Eric Glover Jr. kicked him in the head, prosecutors claimed in court Tuesday during the start of Miner’s murder t ...
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Local enrollment increases not typical of small colleges

    Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville was overflowing with a record number of freshmen students this fall – so much so that administrators at t ...
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Elburn Lions Club car show set for Oct. 5

    ELBURN – The 21st Annual Fall Classic Elburn Lions All Wheel car show on Oct. 5 is a great event for a great cause, said Jeff Miller, one of the event ...
    NEW: Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:57 pm
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