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Wilmington Region


FIRE DESTROYED two buildings at the former Women's Detention Center on Route 102 near Warner Bridge Road. The cause of the fire is currently listed as undetermined.
10/19/2018 - 2:03pm
Fire destroyed two vacant buildings in the former state correctional center compound on Route 102 at Warner Bridge Road on Thursday, Oct. 18. By the time the units from the Wilmington Fire Protection District were within one mile of the scene, they...

Coal City Region

10/18/2018 - 12:02pm
A haunting good time will be had this weekend as the GFWC-IL Coal City Junior Woman’s Club hosts its second annual Witches Night Out. Highlights of the night will be a costume contest, the sounds of Bad Choices Band, a hoop performance and a...

Braidwood Region


THE KANKAKEE RIVER Valley Water Planning Alliance includes Godley, Braidwood, Diamond, and Coal City, as well as Godley Public Water District, the Custer Park Fire Prevention District. Will County will consider joining the alliance later this year. The alliance hopes to reap the benefits of a single water plant, taking water from the Kankakee River in Custer Park.
10/16/2018 - 7:03pm
Turning on the faucet, most folks take for granted that the water coming from the tap is safe. But, what it takes to provide safe, abundant and affordable water is seldom something people consider, including where that water comes from, what it...

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