Wilmington Region

08/16/2017 - 10:22am
The body of a woman found more than five weeks ago in the Kankakee River in Wilmington has been identified. According to Will County Coroner Patrick K. O’Neil, the woman is Martha E. Sanchez, age 24, of Chicago, who was last seen July 4. On Saturday...

Coal City Region

08/15/2017 - 8:04pm
    It’s motto is “Our family helping your family.”     With that in mind, the Coal City Fire Protection District has taken steps to safeguard life and property from fire, explosion and other dangerous conditions.     It was announced last week...

Braidwood Region

08/15/2017 - 6:01pm
Phones have been ringing off the hook at City Hall in Braidwood. On the other end of the line — angry residents who say their water bills have skyrocketed for no good reason. “We’ve gotten quite a few phone calls about high consumption on the water...

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