Wilmington Region

03/21/2023 - 5:14pm
The first official day of spring arrived on Monday, which means the countdown is on for the arrival of summer. And with the warm weather comes festival season. Last week, the organizers of Catfish Days in Wilmington officially announced this year’s...

Coal City Region

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THE GRUNDY COUNTY Sheriff’s Office is comprised of sworn law enforcement and corrections officers who are assisted by a staff of civil service employees. Under the leadership of Sheriff Ken Briley [center, row one] and his administrative team, the department provides a variety of emergency and law enforcement services to residents and visitors to Grundy County.

03/21/2023 - 5:01pm
In keeping with its mission to provide an exemplary level of service and protection to the residents and all who visit Grundy County, the men and women of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office followed through on that pledge in 2022. In presenting the...

Braidwood Region

THE MEMBERS OF the Town and Country 4-H Club in Essex helped build the housing for the new seed library at Fossil Ridge Library in Braidwood. Photo provided.

03/21/2023 - 5:06pm
New ideas are taking root at Fossil Ridge Public Library District. Patrons can now add vegetable, fruit, and herb seeds to their list of checkouts. “The library is comprised of life-long learners and we want to provide our patrons with new...

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