Wilmington Region

PRESCRIBED BURNING on the USDA Forest Service - Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Photo by Mike Bittner / USDA Forest Service

12/05/2019 - 12:35pm
The USDA Forest Service will be conducting prescribed burning over the next two weeks in parts of the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Preparations are being made to conduct burning as weather permits. This week, burning will be conducted...

Coal City Region

12/03/2019 - 7:32pm
Volunteers are decking the out the Diamond Banquet Hall for the annual Coal City Promfest Festival of Trees. The festival, the sole fundraiser to support the annual post-prom celebration, opens Friday, Dec. 6 and continues through Sunday evening,...

Braidwood Region

12/03/2019 - 7:24pm
Braidwood Mayor Bob Jones was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 24, by Illinois State Police on probable cause for driving under the influence. Jones was involved in a three-car car crash on Route 53 north of Coal City Road in Wilmington. The Joliet Herald...

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