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    Health and resource fair to be held this weekend JOLIET – A Health and Resources Fair, sponsored by ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Police Reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals listed in P ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Weather-spotting course held in Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD – The June 30 EF1 tornado in Plainfield hit 15-year-old Kayla Williams’ home and strengthened her drive to learn about severe weather.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • ICC denies request regarding Elwood closing

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission has denied the Illinois Department of Transportation and CenterPoint Properties’ separate requests for a re ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Rialto weighs future of marquee in mid-production

    JOLIET – The newly formed Rialto Marquee Advisory Committee talked Wednesday about what to do with the sign that is “in pieces” at an Indiana factory.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Will County residents on the job hunt

    JOLIET – The unemployment benefits check that arrives twice a month in Richard Randall’s mailbox helps the 60-year-old Vietnam veteran cover living ex ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • President Cook gives last State of the Village address

    CHANNAHON – Village President Joe Cook’s 12th and last State of the Village address Wednesday was an emotional one, consisting not only of a recitatio ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • John Greuling makes case for Illiana Expressway

    DWIGHT — It would be a mistake to let the Illiana Expressway project fall to the wayside, John Greuling, president and CEO for the Will County Center ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Murder suspect says jail too cold

    JOLIET – The Will County jail is a cold place.So claims Jason M. Gonzalez, who has been held there f ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Proposal would eliminate popular Will County Forest Preserve District events

    JOLIET — Forest Preserve District of Will County staff received pushback Wednesday against a plan placing limits on certain special events and elimina ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Preparing A Resume For The Cosmetology Field

    A professional resume should accomplish three things: it should give potential employers an idea of the type of position you are seeking; it shoul ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Business briefs

    Local apprentices competing nationallyLocal apprentices Cody McClintock (pipefitting), German ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Lockport's Lemming attends meeting of police chiefs

    Lockport Police Chief Terry Lemming was in Riverside during a Feb. 12 meeting of police chiefs from multiple jurisdictions in that area.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Focus On Your Field Of Study: Save Time & Money!

    Cosmetology is a wide-ranging field that includes a variety of paths to choose from. Whether you're interested in hair cutting and styling, makeup art ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Business Skills Contribute To Success In The Beauty Industry

    Attending Cosmetology school isn’t just about learning to style hair, apply makeup, give manicures, or understand skin care. A thorough curriculum w ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • RE/MAX nearly doubles size of its Shorewood office

    SHOREWOOD – Great things are brewing at RE/MAX Ultimate Professionals in Shorewood, because of a growth spurt that began last summer.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Business Briefs

    Catholic Charities welcomes new executiveJOLIET – Mary Bannon recently joined the Catholic Charities ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • IKEA plans Joliet distribution facility – again

    JOLIET – IKEA announced Thursday it will move forward with a plan first launched in 2007 to build a Midwest distribution center in Joliet.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • 3% down-payment for First Time Homebuyers

    When people are just starting out on their own, purchasing a new home may feel like a long, winding road fraught with confusion.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Down Payment Assistance

    Down payment is one of the two biggest hurdles for first-time homebuyers. According to a recent survey commissioned by NeighborWorks Amercia, 70% of U ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 3:37 pm

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