Wilmington Region

10/26/2021 - 4:55pm
Local school districts Wilmington 209-U and Elwood 203 are among 145 school districts named in a lawsuit filed last week to try to overturn the school mask mandate put in place this year by Gov. JB Pritzker. The lawsuit was filed on Oct. 20 in...

Coal City Region

THE DANCE ENSEMBLE for the Coal City Theatre Department’s middle school production of “Descendants, The Musical” spent their Sunday night in rehearsal with choreographer Kim Scerine. The musical will be presented in the Coal City Performing Arts Center, 655 W. Division St., at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12 and Saturday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. Advanced reserved seat tickets are available at

10/26/2021 - 5:23pm
For the first time in what seems like forever, the doors to the Coal City Performing Arts Center will open for a school production. In two weeks a cast of 49 Coal City Middle School students and their high school mentors will take the stage for the...

Braidwood Region

10/26/2021 - 5:02pm
Educators with the Reed-Custer School District are pleased with how well this year’s batch of students are performing academically this school year. On Oct. 20, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Danielle Valiente told members of the...

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