Wilmington Region

09/18/2020 - 12:47pm
Bars and restaurants will be able to reopen to indoor seating this weekend. As of Friday, Sept. 18, the positivity rate for the novel coronavirus in Region 7, which includes Will and Kankakee Counties, is now at 5.6%. That marks the third day in a...

Coal City Region

UNIT 1 SCHOOL District theatre director Jack Micetich has been selected to received the Illinois Theatre Association's 2020 Award for Excellence in Secondary School Education. The award will be presented during the ITA's annual gala on Saturday, Sept. 26.

09/17/2020 - 1:05pm
The Illinois Theatre Association has announced Jack Micetich has been selected to receive its 2020 Award for Excellence in Secondary School Education. The awards presentation will take place as part of the Illinois Theatre Association’s Annual Red...

Braidwood Region

Photo by Jennifer Glasscock
IT WAS A win for the Coal City business Ultimate Rides last Tuesday as the city approved a deal that would allow the business to move to Braidwood to build a new complex on South Hickory Street, just north of the Sun Motel, along Interstate 55. The business sells, builds and buys cars, trucks and SUVs.

09/15/2020 - 5:06pm
A car dealership is coming to Braidwood, and it could be constructed and operational before the end of the year. Last week, during a loud, three-hour Braidwood City Council meeting, the city passed an ordinance to enter a redevelopment agreement...

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