Wilmington Region

09/26/2023 - 4:50pm
The city of Wilmington will utilize grant funding from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to help secure equipment for the Wilmington Police Department, as well as to invest in the city’s economic future. The city is the...

Coal City Region

THE 2023 COAL CITY High School Homecoming court has been announced. Members of the senior class cast their votes and elected eight members of the class to represent them. Court members are [from left, seated]: Cassidy Jenke, Gianna Ferrara, Makayla Henline and Jadyn Shaw. In row two: Austin Davy, Cade Baldauf, Stephen Beyers, Jr., and Jim Feeney. The king and queen will be announced next week.

09/26/2023 - 5:14pm
Homecoming is a time to commemorate the pride one has for their school community and in this community, there is a lot of Coaler Pride to celebrate. Next week is Coal City High School’s Homecoming, a week-long celebration designed to be the best...

Braidwood Region

09/30/2023 - 10:15am
The Reed-Custer Middle School A baseball team shutout Mossville 10-0 to advance to the Final Four of the Class 2A state baeball tournament. The Panthers (17-4-1) got a another stellar performance on the mound by pitcher Matthew Kuban who three a no-...

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