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  • Daylight saving time resumes Sunday

    Daylight saving time will begin at 2 a.m. Sunday. Before you go to sleep Saturday night, be sure to move your clocks forward one hour.
    March 4, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Upcoming screenings and school registrations

    Early learning screenings set for 3- to 5-year-oldsThe Grundy County Early Learning Screening team, ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Grundy-Kendall spelling bee winner going to D.C.

    MORRIS – The Grundy Kendall Regional Office of Education held its local spelling bee at the Morris Community High School Auditorium Saturday.  
    March 4, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Tuesday last day to register for April 7 election

    MORRIS – Grundy County Clerk Kay Olson reminds voters the deadline to register to vote for the April 7 consolidated election is Tuesday.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    SWCD Pond Seminar MORRIS – The Grundy County Soil & Water Conservation District along with the Kenda ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Premier Academy hosts art show

    MORRIS – Premier Academy is hosting an Art Showing from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Whimsy in downtown Morris.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Gardner student honored by Blackhawks

    CHICAGO – A Gardner grade schooler has been recognized by the Chicago Blackhawks as the BMO Harris Bank Youth Hockey Player of the Month.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Jumpers needed for Polar Plunge Sunday

    YORKVILLE – People can support Special Olympics athletes by jumping into the waters of Loon Lake at Silver Springs State Park in Yorkville at 1 p.m. S ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Grade school hosts science fair

    SENECA – Students of Seneca Grade School’s South Campus held their Science Fair on Feb. 20. After mo ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • MVK students participate in Random Acts of Kindness Week

    MAZON – Random Acts of Kindness Week was recently celebrated by students at Mazon-Verona-Kinsman Middle School in Mazon.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:47 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    District 54 to host annual kindergarten assessment MORRIS – Morris Elementary District 54 will be ho ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Protect your car with Ford’s extended service plan

    You’ve bought the car of your dreams. Now, how to protect it.     Did you know that your vehic ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • Seneca High School recognizes four students of the month

    SENECA – The following students were selected by Seneca Township High School teachers and staff as the January 2015 students of the month:
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Minooka students given Director Awards

    MINOOKA – Four Minooka Community High School students taking classes at the Grundy Area Vocational Center (GAVC) were recently presented with Director ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Morris high school student named National Merit finalist

    MORRIS – Morris Community High School senior Bridget Gile has been chosen as a finalist in the 2015 competition for the National Merit Scholarships. 
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Tuna noodle casserole makes a comeback

    I did not grow up having to eat tuna noodle casserole, which may be one reason I actually like it. O ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Morris school celebrates Dr. Seuss Day

    MORRIS – The Cat in the Hat caused quite a scene Friday in White Oak classrooms.Along with Thing 1 a ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Morris Lions award scholarships

    MORRIS – The Morris Lions Club has announced this year’s winners for the scholarships to attend the World Affairs Seminar held at Carroll University i ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Morris Hospital Foundation announces 2015 health care scholarships

    MORRIS – The Morris Hospital Foundation is once again offering scholarships to those pursuing an education in a health care field.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraisers coming up

    MORRIS – Once again, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties is hosting Bowl for Kids Sake, its largest and most important annual fundrai ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Ottawa’s ‘Penguin Plunge’ raises over $96,000

    MORRIS DAILY HERALDOTTAWA – Heritage Harbor Ottawa, a marina resort community is proud to announce i ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Nicor: Beware of carbon monoxide

    As temperatures plummet, Nicor Gas reminds customers of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning when using home heating appliances.  
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Church bulletins

    20th annual Chili Supper set for Saturday SOUTH WILMINGTON – The 20th Annual Chili Supper will be he ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Sheriff offers hunter safety education classes

    MORRIS – Grundy County Sheriff Kevin Callahan’s office will be hosting an Illinois Department of Natural Resources hunter safety education course.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Maple: not just for syrup and sugar

    In coffee, tea and barbecue sauce, with duck, turkey and salads, it’s become a go-to flavor. Growing ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Lisbon student wins spelling bee

    Lisbon Grade School seventh-grader Eliza Johnson won the Lisbon Spelling Bee on Jan. 31. She will advance to the District Contest Feb. 28. Brandon Cou ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Morris Hospital sponsors mobile food pantry

    GARDNER – About 155 area families took part in the mobile food pantry sponsored by Morris Hospital at the Gardner American Legion on Feb. 10.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    Knights of Columbus Free Throw ContestMORRIS – The DuPontaris Council of the Knights of Columbus wil ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Hospital allergist to speak at Family Fest

    MORRIS – Dr. Hetal Amin, an allergist with Morris Hospital, is scheduled to speak at a free program during the Grundy County Chamber’s Family Fest at ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Local D.A.R. chapter awards essay winners

    MORRIS  – The words “past” and “future” hold different meanings for different people, with age playing a big part in how they are respectively defined ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Annual safety brochures in mail for those within 10 miles of nuclear facilities

    MORRIS – Exelon Generation mailed nearly 100,000 public information emergency planning brochures to residents and businesses within 10 miles of its Br ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • ICS principal receives award from VFW

    MORRIS – Morris VFW Post 6049 Cmdr. Gerald Belt last month presented Immaculate Conception School Principal Kim DesLauriers with the Citizenship Educa ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Rezin Orthopedics raises money at golf outing for YMCA

    MORRIS – Rezin Orthopedics and Sports Medicine held its 11th annual golf outing and Euchre tournament at Nettle Creek Country Club in October.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Seneca’s sixth grade tours the world at annual Geography Fair

    SENECA – From pita bread and churros to kringla and schnitzel, Seneca Grade School’s sixth-grade class had a plethora of treats for sampling at their ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Recipes for homemade caramel treats for your valentine

    Chocolate may be the go-to sweet for Valentine’s Day, but it’s time to show caramel a little love. I ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Newark pancake, sausage supper set for Wednesday

    NEWARK – The Newark Fire Department will host its 56th annual pancake and sausage supper next week. 
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Coal City United Methodist to host soup supper COAL CITY – The Coal City United Methodist Church, 6 ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Local college briefs

    Two Morris students make SIU Dean's List CARBONDALE – Two Morris students have made the Dean's List ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 8:19 pm
  • Seneca high school recognizes students of the month

    The following students were selected by the Seneca Township High School teachers and staff as the December 2014 Students of the Month:
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • How to get more out of your bacon

    Well, Prep Schootroids, it’s another year, isn’t it? And what better way to kick it off than with a brief homage to our old friend Mr. Bacon.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 8:52 pm