Will County Newswire

Will County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Will County, IL.

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  1. Wilmington woman arrested for theft of over $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Free Press

    Will County sheriff's deputies took Misty Hook, 40, of Wilmington, into custody Friday on two warrants issued for theft of more than $100,000. Hook is a former employee of D'Orazio Ford in Wilmington.

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  2. Guest blogRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Free Press

    ... continue trying to due? It's 100% anti middle-class! Posted: Monday, April 30, 2007 Guestbook entry by: Pam M. Will County is requiring a zoning change on the Prairie Creek LLC property on Route 53, from light industrial to heavy industrial due to ...

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  3. College of DuPage board member Olsen could fill Sandack's seatRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... Krajewski said the person chosen by DuPage Republican leaders will get the seat and the ballot slot, but the Will County Republican Central Committee also will have a say because a small number of precincts in the 81st District are within Will ...

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  4. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Free Press

    ... 2016 One of my favorite things about this time of the year is the County Fair. It's just a great slice of rural Will County life, and Will County history. Today we set the wayback machine to Sept. 11, 1877, location: The Joliet Fair Grounds. ...

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  5. 5 reasons to love county fairsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The conclusion of the Iroquois County Fair is today. But there's still the Kankakee County Fair in Kankakee and the Will County Fair in Peotone to visit as the summer continues.

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  6. Claire StrawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... with St. Rose Catholic Church in Wilmington, and volunteered at Kuzma Cottage. She also was member of the Will County Farm Bureau and the American Angus Association. Surviving are two sons, Ron (Eileen) Strawson, William (Ann) Strawson; one ...

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  7. Coroner's office: Illinois plane crash killed Florida manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Herald

    A Florida man has been identified as the pilot killed when a small plane crashed in a northern Illinois neighborhood. The Will County Coroner's Office identified him Friday as 58-year-old Garry T. Bernardo of Lake Worth, Florida.

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  8. Pilot of crashed plane in Joliet was from Lake Worth area in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Northwest Herald

    JOLIET – The pilot of the plane that crashed Thursday into a Brighton Lakes subdivision in Joliet was from Lake Worth, Florida. The pilot was identified Friday as Garry Thomas Bernardo by the Will County Coroner's Office.

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  9. Effort underway to save 19th Century homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Times

    ... the Illinois & Michigan Canal Division. Furniture and medical equipment from his office are on display at the Will County Historical Museum in Lockport. Photographs of Dr. Dougall are part of a Civil War exhibit at the Joliet Area Historical Museum ...

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  10. Probe of Plainfield-area plane crash expected to take a yearRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Herald

    ... of this investigation," Williams said. "The entire investigation will take approximately a year." Meanwhile, the Will County coroner's office said it could take days or even weeks to positively identify the pilot because of the extreme condition of ...

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  11. Gov. Bruce Rauner apologizes for calling teachers illiterateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Chronicle

    Gov. Bruce Rauner addresses the media, public and elected officials from Will County on Monday, July 11, during a press conference announcing the construction of a bridge connecting Houbolt Road and Center Point in Joliet. CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner apologized Friday for a 2011 email in which he characterized Chicago public school teachers as "virtually illiterate" and principals as "incompetent," but said he was frustrated by the pace of change in the nation's third-largest school system.

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  12. Pilot killed when plane crashes into Joliet houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... dead at the scene, but due to the person's condition, identification may take "several days or weeks," the Will County coroner's office said. The FAA sent a team to the crash site to determine the type of aircraft and to begin an investigation, ...

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  13. Dawn Patrol: No ID yet on pilot of crashed planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Herald

    The Will County coroner's office says it could take days -- or even weeks -- to identify the pilot killed when a small airplane plummeted into a subdivision Thursday morning near the border of Plainfield and Joliet, setting a nearby house on fire. Full story .

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  14. Forest district moves to complete regional trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Herald

    ... System. The 23-mile West Branch DuPage River Trail will connect the North Central DuPage Regional Trail south to Will County, where it will extend to Channahon as the DuPage River Trail. "The citizens of DuPage County will benefit greatly from ...

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  15. Threshermen's show opens todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Tom Runty, of Maple Park, left, and Trevor Ives, of Worcestershire, England, right, operate the 1913 Port Huron Steam Engine owned by Runty as wheat is threshed at the Will County Threshermen's Reunion at the Round Barn Farm Park in Manhattan Thursday. Tom Runty, of Maple Park, left, and Trevor Ives, of Worcestershire, England, right, operate the 1913 Port Huron Steam Engine owned by Runty as wheat is threshed at the Will County Threshermen's Reunion at the Round Barn Farm Park in Manhattan Thursday.

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  16. Police: Man Swiped Victims' Cash, Claiming He Could Fix Tickets, Get Them JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CBS Local

    ... very person, not just me, but every person he's done this to," Marie said. Torres faces a felony theft charge in Will County, and misdemeanor theft charges in Cook County. He's being held in Joliet on $50,000 bond.

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  17. Midewin bison to be parade grand marshalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Free Press

    ... side of the 1,200-acre bison grazing area. The area can also be accessed from the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Midewin-Wauponsee Trailhead. It is located on Hoff Road just west of Gouger Road, and is a journey of about 8 miles. The herd ...

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  18. Two new full-time officers hiredRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Free Press

    ... problem solving skills, and showed that not all problems have to be solved by arrest. Like Adams, Sullivan was a Will County Sheriff's Department corrections officer. She has held that position for the last two years. Chief Arnold believes her ...

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  19. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Free Press

    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Zumwalt found running a hotel more profitable than gold mining. Will County residents who went west for the gold rush kept in touch by staying at the Zumwalt's Will County Hotel in Sacramento, CA, pictured at the left in this drawing of early Sacramento.

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  20. Guest blogRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Free Press

    ... continue trying to due? It's 100% anti middle-class! Posted: Monday, April 30, 2007 Guestbook entry by: Pam M. Will County is requiring a zoning change on the Prairie Creek LLC property on Route 53, from light industrial to heavy industrial due to ...

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