Wilmington Region

AN ARTIST RENDERING shows the view from the southwest corner of the new 21,000 square foot fire station that is being built for the Wilmington Fire Protection District. It is being constructed on the grounds of the former Booth Central Elemenatry school, at north Kankakee and Jackson streets.

06/04/2024 - 3:03pm

Coal City Region

DALE SKUBIC has been chosen as grand marshal of the Carbon Hill Homcoming for 2024.

06/11/2024 - 4:14pm
These days village residents see Dale Scubic driving by slowly in his well kept, sharp red truck, on his way to or from somewhere with wife, Pat, along for the ride. Humble, quiet and mostly smiling, Dale is a true helper to his family, friends and...

Braidwood Region

PAINTER APPRENTICE Tyler Nelson applies a fresh coach of paint on the Old Smokey Park Community building on Thursday.
Photo by Eric Fisher

06/11/2024 - 4:24pm
Tyler Nelson smeared a brushful of chocolate- colored paint on the Old Smokey Community Building in Braidwood Thursday and turned to other painters nearby. “I kinda like this color,” he declared while stroking up and down. “It sure beats white.” He...