Wilmington Region

ROADS COVERED IN SNOW and ice have not been the norm so far this season. But, city leaders said they're at the ready for when that first big snowfall eventually happens. Free Press file photo.

01/24/2023 - 5:08pm
For a brief moment on Sunday, it looked like winter was finally making its first big showing of 2023. But after around a half inch of snow fell, it quickly melted. The National Weather Service reports that so far in 2023, total accumulation in all...

Coal City Region

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A DOZEN MEMBERS of Coal City High School’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America [FBLA] took part in the Central Northern Area Conference on Jan. 28 and earned medals in various events. Participating were [front row, from left]: Gavin Chernesky, Peyton Benson, Kylie McKim, Kylee Kennell, Wyleigh Serena and Nyah Planeta. Advisor Harlan Kennell is in row two with Jackson Wilcock, Luke Hawkins, Logan Hawkins, Josh Ritchie, Luke Crater and Brady Ehrman.

01/31/2023 - 5:05pm
Coal City High School’s chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) participated in the Central Northern Area leadership and skills conference hosted by the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy [IMSA] on Saturday, Jan. 28. Students...

Braidwood Region

01/24/2023 - 4:58pm
The dates are set for students and staff for the next calendar year at the Reed-Custer School District. On Jan. 18, the board of education approved the calendar for the 2023-2024 school year. Superintendent Mark Mitchell said the calendar was...