Wilmington Region

WATCH IT FLY! Members of ESDA and the Wilmington City Council watch a demonstration of the new ESDA drone at City Hall on Oct. 13. The drone was paid for via grant funding, and will assist Wilmington ESDA in search and rescue operations. Photo by Marney Simon.

10/20/2020 - 5:34pm
The Wilmington Emergency Services Disaster Agency (ESDA) has a new tool to help in its efforts for search and rescue operations. Last month, the City Council approved the purchase of a drone for use by the emergency agency. Dennis Housman, ESDA...

Coal City Region

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GOOSE LAKE PRAIRIE Partners 2020 Volunteer of the Year Jan Alexander.

10/20/2020 - 5:59pm
The Goose Lake Prairie Partners have selected Jan Alexander as the Prairie Partners Volunteer of the Year for 2020. A resident of Oswego, Alexander joined the Prairie Partners in 2010. During her first couple of years with the Prairie Partners she...

Braidwood Region

10/20/2020 - 5:24pm
Despite procedural items being the only items on the agenda, tensions ran high during the Braidwood City Council meeting on October 13. All council members were present for the meeting and the building was sanitized multiple times prior to the...

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