Wilmington Region

KEN SCHULTZ takes pride in his work, whether it be making his wild turkey wingbone calls or fletching his own arrows. Photo by Brent Sumner
04/25/2017 - 7:43pm
Wilmington man’s hobby in tune with turkeys     Wilmington resident Kenneth Schultz puts pride in just about everything he does.     That’s evident with his hand-made turkey calls that not only get the attention of a strutting tom, they’ve become...

Coal City Region

04/25/2017 - 7:41pm
       One vote has secured Sarah Beach a seat on the Coal City Village Board.     “During the whole campaign and election process I never thought everything would come down to one vote. I am so grateful that people went to the polls and voted,...

Braidwood Region

KEEPING THE GRASS cut and weeds at bay doesn’t just look good, it’s part of the city code of ordinances in Braidwood. Residents face tickets if they don’t comply with codes this spring.
04/25/2017 - 6:09pm
With warmer weather, so comes longer grass and weeds. Now that the big freeze of winter is officially passed, city leaders in Braidwood are asking residents to head outside and take care of their properties. Earlier this month, Public Health and...

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