Wilmington Region

THIS 1970 AUBURN boat tail speedster was the 19th produced by the car company after a 30-year hiatus. It will be featured in the Star Car Caravan leaving Wilmington on May 4.

04/23/2019 - 6:19pm
The stars of the classic car community and a celebration of Smokey Bear’s 75 years of fire safety will highlight the Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor festival in Wilmington. The festival takes place on Saturday, May 4. Star Car Caravan Led by long...

Coal City Region

Photo by Ann Gill
COAL CITY HIGH School Theater Department’s production of “Tuck Everlasting” has been nominated for four Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards including Best Production, Best Direction, Best Scenic Design, and senior Gavyn Williams who portrayed Jesse Tuck was nominated for Best Actor. The awards will be presented May 6 in Chicago.

04/23/2019 - 5:50pm
Coal City High School Theatre Department’s production of “Tuck Everlasting,” is in the running for four Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards presented by Broadway in Chicago. “We are ecstatic to have nominations for Best Actor, Best Scenic...

Braidwood Region

04/23/2019 - 5:20pm
The incoming administration will have to tackle mounting debt in the city of Braidwood. But, the city’s outgoing chief of police is defending his department’s issue with being over budget, noting that the extra expenses were necessities, and not...

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