Wilmington Region

MEMBERS OF THE WILMINGTON City Council have had their first in what will likely be a series of long discussions of the future of the Kankakee River dam. Free Press file photo.

07/20/2021 - 4:55pm
Members of the Wilmington City Council held their first discussion on the future of the Kankakee River dam last week. But, a solution on how to handle the safety issues at the site is still a long way away. The issue of whether to remove the dam was...

Coal City Region

07/20/2021 - 5:19pm
Coal City students and teachers will not be forced to wear masks while in the classroom this fall under a proposed resolution that needs to be adopted by the Unit 1 Board of Education. The resolution outlines pandemic prevention measures for the...

Braidwood Region

07/20/2021 - 4:34pm
Residents in Braidwood have gotten a break on their late water bills over the past year. But, like all good things, it’s coming to an end. On July 13, city administrator Tony Altiery told members of the City Council that the city would reinstate...

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