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Wilmington Region

04/13/2021 - 2:39pm
After the CDC and FDA pressed the pause button on the use of the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine for COVID-19, health department officials in Will County said that while they’ll follow suit, the difference will be minimal. The Will County...

Coal City Region

Photo by Ann Gill
COAL CITY THEATRE Director Jack Micetich [seated center] was recognized last week as the first recipient of Exelon Dresden Station’s Everyday Hero Award. The nuclear station teamed up with the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry to recognize local citizens who went above and beyond to help their community during the pandemic. Micetich started a mask making initiative utilizing remnant fabrics he had on hand. In all, 775 masks were made from the fabrics that were used for custom costume pieces in past productions. Dresden and Chamber officials surprised Micetich with the award during a rehearsal for the upcoming spring musical Something Rotten.

04/13/2021 - 4:50pm
After years of constructing custom costumes, the Coal City Theatre Department had built up a stockpile of remnant fabric, and last spring it was used to help essential workers and community residents protect themselves from the coronavirus. Rather...

Braidwood Region

04/06/2021 - 10:34pm
In the race for the Reed Township Board of Supervisors, with three of three precincts reporting, the unofficial results show the following candidates are the winners. Vote totals are next to each candidate. Supervisor John Guistat (R) - 333 ➜...

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