Wilmington Region

02/14/2020 - 12:44pm
Minooka police and Channahon fire units were dispatched for an active fire alarm at a home on Bell Road in Minooka on Friday, Feb. 14, at 12:44 a.m., with reports of people possibly trapped inside. Upon arrival, fire crews reported heavy fire...

Coal City Region

Photo by Ann Gill
COAL CITY HIGH School senior Cody Rogers will take the stage as Dom Claude Frollo, archdeacon of Notre Dame Cathedral in the theatre department’s upcoming production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

02/18/2020 - 7:46pm
Taking the stage as Dom Claude Frollo is, by far, the most difficult role Cody Rogers says he’s ever played. Rogers, a senior at Coal City High School, will assume the persona of Frollo, archdeacon of Notre Dame Cathedral in the theatre department’...

Braidwood Region

02/18/2020 - 6:09pm
Last Thursday morning, residents of Braidwood woke up to about three inches of snow, and, according to a few people, the city could have done a better job clearing it. Several anonymous Sound-Offs were published in this week’s edition of The...

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