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  • Gotta Do It

    Carbon Hill Historical Society’s open house setCARBON HILL – The Carbon Hill Historical Society’s 14 ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • LyondellBasell helps to feed area families

    MORRIS – The LyondellBasell Morris Complex donated $4,000 last month to We Care of Grundy County to assist its efforts with fighting hunger in the com ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Nettle Creek students deliver canned goods

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    Dec. 19, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • College briefs

    Christmas at Augustana performed Dec. 5, 6ROCK ISLAND – Augustana College performed its annual “Chri ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Blue Christmas Service Monday at Braceville UMCBRACEVILLE – AT 6 p.m. on Monday a Blue Christmas Wor ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Nettle Creek School names students of the month

    MORRIS – As a part of a comprehensive School Improvement Plan, Nettle Creek School recognizes two students each month as the Students of the Month.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 7:07 pm
  • Channahon Lions offers scholarships

    CHANNAHON – The Channahon Lions Club awards $1,000 in scholarships annually to a number of eligible high school seniors.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 7:07 pm
  • New Community Christian Church fills We Care’s pantry

    MORRIS – Just in time to help fill the Thanksgiving food requests, on Nov. 24, New Community Christian Church donated $750 to help We Care obtain 8,63 ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 7:07 pm
  • Minooka High School inducts National Honor Society members

    MINOOKA – The National Honor Society at Minooka Community High School welcomed new members at a ceremony held Dec. 10.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Ottawa couple donates mittens to Morris preschool students

    MORRIS – Preschoolers went home with warm hands thanks to Ottawans Judy and Bob Paglis, the parents of Amy Jankowski, a preschool teacher at White Oak ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Brisket, latkes and tzimmes: Hanukkah is here again

    Latkes – potato pancakes – are a delicious reminder of the Hanukkah story. The story is that when the Jewish warriors made their way into the desecrat ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Morris church hosts Christmas program

    MORRIS – The Sunday school children at Friends In Christ Lutheran Church will present their Christmas program at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The program is titl ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 8:32 pm
  • Morris Building and Loan donates to Quarterback Club

    MORRIS – Morris Building and Loan was proud to present the Morris Redskins football team and the Morris Community High School Quarterback Club with a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 8:32 pm
  • Scouts donate to We Care

    MORRIS – Boy Scouts with Boy Scout Troop 476 delivered food to We Care of Grundy County last month.T ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Santa coming to Morris Building and Loan

    MORRIS – The Morris Building and Loan will have a visit from Santa Claus from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the office, 211 E. Jefferson St. in Morris. ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:09 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Blue Christmas service at Minooka churchMINOOKA – A Blue Christmas Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Saratoga character program recognizes students

    MORRIS – Saratoga School in Morris has started a character program. Each month focuses on a new trait the students learn about and try to demonstrate.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 7:26 pm
  • Sweeten up the holidays

    For many years I've made cookies for the holidays. Lots and lots of cookies. For gifts, for parties, sometimes just to have around the house. Fun, yes ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Local agents attend Realtors Convention

    MORRIS – Agents from CENTURY 21 Coleman-Hornsby attended the 2014 Realtors Convention.One of the lar ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 7:58 pm
  • Seneca students receive awards at FFA convention

    LOUISVILLE – Members of the Seneca FFA Chapter were one of  43 teams participating in the National FFA Meats Evaluation and Technology Career Developm ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 7:58 pm
  • Annual Dwight Festival of Trees set for today, Sunday

    DWIGHT – The annual Dwight Festival of Trees is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, at the Pioneer Gothic Church in Dwight.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • City clerk's office accepting independent and new party petitions

    MORRIS – The Morris City Clerk's office has given notice that the City Clerk Carol Adair's office will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15 throug ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • ICS students participate in service projects

    MORRIS – Earlier this month, Immaculate Conception School students participated in three service projects.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Piano and vocal concert to be held at Coal City United Methodist Church COAL CITY – Coal City United ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Hospital dietitian offers dining tips for diabetics

    MORRIS – Focusing on healthy eating during the holiday season can be difficult enough for anyone, but for people with diabetes who are trying to maint ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Seneca, Minooka high school students attend Kinzinger’s Youth Leadership Summit

    OTTAWA- Congressman Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, hosted his 3rd Annual Youth Leadership Summit in early November at Illinois Valley Community College. ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Morris Hospital support groups available

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital is hosting a Stroke and Aphasia Support Group from 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 16 in Education Rooms 2 and 3 at Morris Hospital, 150 W ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Seneca sophomores chosen for leadership seminar

    SENECA – Holly Ward and Sean Baker, Seneca High School sophomores, have been selected to represent Seneca Township High School at the 2015 HOBY Leader ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 8:35 pm
  • Freemasons conduct annual cleanup

    WILMINGTON – Freemasons of Wilmington Lodge #208 participated in its annual highway cleanup on Route 102 in October.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 8:35 pm
  • Grundy County museum features doll display

    MORRIS – A special display of dolls collected over the past 20 years by Rosalie Jostes will be on exhibit at the Grundy County Historical Society Muse ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • Ready-to-eat popcorn sales popping

    CHICAGO – Popcorn company executive Alan Petrik knows on which side his business is buttered – think flavor combos that go far beyond the classic Chic ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Prairie Singers concert series begins today

    DWIGHT – The Prairie Singers have announce its coming Christmas season titled, “Follow the Light.”Th ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • White Oak Elementary School District announces honor roll students

    MORRIS – Shabbona Middle School students have been recognized for their academic accomplishments through the posting of the Honor Roll for the first q ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Grace Lutheran Church worship to relax in holiday seasonMORRIS – Grace Lutheran church will gather a ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Side dishes rock the Thanksgiving menu

    The Big Bird gets all the attention on Thanksgiving.But the supporting roles for this dinnertime dra ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Morris and Joliet dietitians offer tips for safe feasting

    MORRIS – Let’s face it: The typical Thanksgiving dinner is too high in calories, refined carbohydrates and fat – especially for the weight conscious a ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • Dresden Unit 3 operating at full power after refueling

    MORRIS – Operators returned Dresden Generating Station Unit 3 to full power Friday, marking the successful completion of a scheduled refueling and mai ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:06 pm
  • Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center - A one-stop full-service shop

    Whether you’re in the market for new tires, an oil change, or major repairs for your vehicle, Rod Baker Ford Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center, in Plain ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • ‘Barefoot in the Park’ auditions to be held

    MORRIS – The Morris Theatre Guild Inc. will hold open auditions for its winter production of Neil Simon’s comedy, “Barefoot in the Park,” on Dec. 16 a ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Seneca High School names Students of the Month

    SENECA – The following students were selected by the Seneca Township High School teachers and staff as the October 2014 Students of the Month:
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • White Oak D.A.R.E. students recognized

    MORRIS – This week White Oak Elementary School and the Morris Police Department held the fifth-grade D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony at the school.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Tips for safe turkey dinners

    MORRIS – As Thanksgiving approaches, questions often arise in regards to preparing, cooking and storing turkey and side dishes. The Grundy County Heal ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:42 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Community invited to Thanksgiving potluckMAZON – Mazon Park Street Church invites the community to t ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 7:31 pm
  • YMCA registration underway for youth basketball leagues

    MORRIS – Registration is underway for the Morris Community YMCA’s Youth Basketball Leagues. Open to ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 7:38 pm
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