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COVID-19 restrictions to tighten in Will, Kankakee, Dupage, and Kane counties

No indoor seating at restaurants and bars, with limits on gatherings of 25 or more Information provided by the Office of the Governor ELGIN, Ill. (October...

Bishop Noll band to present outdoor concert

Information provided by Bishop Noll Institute HAMMOND, Ind. (October 20, 2020) – The Bishop Noll Institute Band, in hopes of lifting the spirits of the...

Gusty winds show importance of fire safety as Halloween approaches

Information provided by the Illinois Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (October 20, 2020) – The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) reminds residents to...

$30 million announced in IL welcoming center funding

Information provided by the Office of the Governor ELGIN, Ill. (October 16, 2020) – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)...

Obituary: John Richard Newhouse

September 26, 1942 - October 16, 2020 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home John R. Newhouse, age 78 of Lansing, Illinois, passed away October 16, 2020....

Obituary: Rev. Donald J. Fenske

February 11, 1932 - October 12, 2020 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home   Rev. Donald J. Fenske, age 88, retired pastor of Our Lady of Knock...

Obituary: Donald R. DeYoung

October 1, 1947 - October 8, 2020 information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home   Donald (Don) DeYoung of Dyer, IN went on to his heavenly home on...

Obituary: Kathryn May Clark

August 13, 1935 - October 3, 2020 information provided by the family Kathryn May Clark (nee Pearcy), age 85, of Mackinaw, IL, formerly of Dolton, IL,...

Honoring Illinois’ Fallen

Illinois State flags The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois...

Obituary: Melvin Porter

June 28, 1926 - October 4, 2020 information provided by Smits Funeral Home   Melvin Porter, age 94, of Lansing, IL, passed away on Sunday, October 4,...

District 215 seeks to fill school board seat

Information provided by TF High School District 215 LANSING, Ill. (October 16, 2020) – Thornton Fractional High School District 215 is seeking to fill a...

Agendas: TF School District 215 Board Committee of the Whole Meeting – 10/14/20

LANSING, Ill. (October 11, 2020) – The Oct. 14 meeting of the District 215 School Board Committee of the Whole begins at 5:00pm with...

Marian Catholic teacher receives UChicago award

Scott Becvar named Outstanding Educator Information provided by Marian Catholic High School CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (October 5, 2020) – Scott Becvar, Math and Social Studies Teacher...

IL unemployment drops for third consecutive month

Unemployment rate at 10.2 percent Information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (October 16, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Employment Security...

Emergency loans available for small businesses impacted by civil unrest

Information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (October 15, 2020) – Governor JB Pritzker announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has...

Water’s Edge marketplace and Thrivent Financial hold ribbon-cuttings

New marketplace and a new location By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 2, 2020) – Both Thrivent Financial and Water's Edge Gift, Garden, & Pond Center...