Wilmington Region

11/14/2017 - 7:27pm
  The city of Wilmington has a potential buyer for the old police station on North Main Street. On Nov. 7, following a brief executive session, members of the City Council announced that the city would enter into negotiations with Wilmington...

Coal City Region

BRIANNA BELL and her twin sister, Kaitlyn, will celebrate their 13th birthday in Paris, France. Brianna’s wish to travel to France was granted by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois. Along with her twin sister, Brianna will take in all that Paris has to offer with her entire family. She learned of the June 2018 date during a special wish granting party on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Brianna (front center) is pictured with her sisters Kaitlyn and Daisy (left and right front respectively). Sister Amelia (from left row two) and parents Christopher and Stacy.
11/14/2017 - 5:24pm
Brianna Bell knows first hand that wishes can come true.     A student at Coal City Middle School, Brianna was granted a wish by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois and last week she learned the non-profit organization arranged for her to travel...

Braidwood Region

11/14/2017 - 5:33pm
The Reed-Custer High School Senior Spotlight winner for the month of November is Madelyn Alton. Madelyn is the daughter of Gerald and Sue Alton. During her high school career, Madelyn has been involved in volleyball, FCCLA, RC Chatter, WYSE Team,...

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