Wilmington Region

07/12/2019 - 9:35am
Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights cites years of inaction by district, violation of state and federal civil rights laws CHICAGO – In a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, July 11 in the Northern District of Illinois, a family represented by...

Coal City Region

OUT OF SPACE—Boy Scouts of America Troop 466 and Cub Scout Pack 466 of Coal City have outgrown their shelter on Illinois Street. Plans are in the works for an addition to the facility, including additional meeting and storage space, as well as new electrical service and an on-site restroom. The building and land are owned by the village of Coal City.

07/09/2019 - 5:17pm
In the past 10 years Scoutmaster John Cairns has witnessed the local Boy Scouts of America organization grow by “leaps and bounds.” Cairns reports Boy Scout Troop 466 and Cub Scout Pack 466 have always been one of the larger BSA groups in Grundy...

Braidwood Region

OUT WITH OLD stage lights, in with the new. Plays and musicals sponsor James Reinbacher inspects one of the old lights that have lit the stage at RCHS for many years.
Photo by Jennifer Glasscock

07/09/2019 - 6:51pm
The show must go on! Well, it always has, but now it will with better lights and sound inside the Reed-Custer High School auditorium. More specifically, improved lighting, sound and projection are a part of the first wave of updates coming to RCHS...

What's Happening


Rich Miller covers Illinois politics in-depth every week

Make a new cocktail each Sunday with expert mixologist Brian Rung

Sandy Vasko's award-winning column on the area's rich history

Tonya Michalec reports the antique discoveries of The White Glove