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Local Woman Hoping for Kidney Transplant

by Chris Russell Courtney Reynolds grew up as a juvenile diabetic, being diagnosed at age four. She is a 38-year-old single mom to an amazing three-year-old son. Diabetes causes many other health problems, which she has experience through her life, and her pregnancy appears to have made her situation worse. Several years ago, she was…

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Crete Township Board Meeting

Crete Township Trustees discussed the proposed land donation by Mr. Deel. Deel is moving to Florida and offered to donate landlocked parcels to the Township. After learning that Deel has donated land to the village and park district, Township Supervisor Michael Liccar contacted each office. However, those entities declined the donations, as they did not…

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Crete Bulldogs – Week Three

By Alexandra DeVries Crete Bulldogs are celebrating their 50th season in grand fashion. As a program, they have not lost a game yet. The Bulldogs do not preach or teach winning, but their winning is a result of the hard work, determination, and dedication these Bulldogs have learned so far. During the third game of…

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County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Asphalt Contracting Scams

The Will County Sheriff’s Office has been notified by the Lemont Police Department that residents have recently reported they have been in contact with asphalt contracting scammers. This type of scam also is referred to as a Gypsy Scam, in that these individuals will hit a specific area or neighborhood and once they have worn out…

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Friends of Music/Brian’s of Monee to Host 28th Chili Cook-Off

Brian’s of Monee will host its 28th Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, October 6, with doors opening to the public at 10 a.m. The Chili Cook-off is a family-friendly event, and acts as a fundraiser for the Peotone Friends of Music – the Fine Arts Booster Club for the Peotone School District. Wristbands are just $5,…

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Rauner lifts road-weight limit for market-bound crop-haulers

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has declared a “harvest emergency” to help crop-hauling Illinois farmers compete with those in neighboring states. The Republican’s declaration allows haulers to exceed road-weight limits in taking crops to market. The free permits are available from the Illinois Department of Transportation. Rauner signed a law Aug. 25 easing…

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Crete Township Fire Department Awarded Federal Grant

Crete Township Fire Protection District will receive a $27,000 federal grant. Congresswoman Robin Kelly announced that seven South Suburban fire departments were awarded federal grants, totaling more than $1.5 million. This federal funding will be used to hire, recruit and improve operations and safety within the departments. Other suburban departments receiving grants: •    Burnham…

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Local Farmers Calling for Trade Policies That Benefit American Agriculture

Feature Photo Caption: Farmers for Free Trade recently hosted a roundtable discussion, in part, “to thank Rep. Kelly (center) for her pro-agriculture statements, her support of farmers and her willingness to call attention to the importance of maintaining the agricultural export markets.” –photo by Karen Haave by Karen Haave Something is broke in agriculture, and farmers here…

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St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church Service Schedule Updates

Due to extensive renovation at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Peotone, Mass, service schedules and sites have been changed or adjusted. Beginning Sunday, September 9, the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass will be celebrated at St. Boniface Catholic Church, 5304 W. Main Street in Monee. Saturday 4 p.m. Masses will remain at Immanuel UCC…

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Crete Bulldogs Start 50th Season

 By Alexandra DeVries What a way to kick-off the Crete Bulldogs 50th season. The Bulldog Mighty Mites traveled to New Lenox to take on the Mustangs. This is the first year the Southwest Midget League implemented USA Football’s 8-on-8 Rookie Tackle Rules. It has, thus far, been a huge success, as the youngest players in the…

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Eastern Will County Organization Meetings

Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild Pieces and Patches Quilt Guild meets at Steger Community Center, 3501 S. Hopkins in Steger, every second Wednesday of the month all year long. The next meeting will be held September 12. For more information, visit piecesnpatchesquiltguild.org. South Suburban Earth Science Club The South Suburban Earth Science Club will meet Thursday, September…

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Letter to Ed.: Morgan

Dear Editor: Perhaps against my better judgment, I find myself drawn to respond to Tammy Burnham’s letter to the editor, which seeks to counter my assertions about the Crete-Monee School Board. The members of the school board are elected by the people and are accountable to their constituents. When constituents ask their representatives a question…

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Will County Fair 2018

Some of the winners from Will County Fair events have been released. Ping Pong Ball Drop Bicycle Winners: (3-5 Years Old) Charlie Finaw, Boy Logan Johnston; (6-8 Years Old) Adrianna Udstuen, Ryland Ballou; (9-11 Years Old) Emily Voigt, and Jaxon Ertl Coloring Contest Winners: Pre-K: Alyssa Antoniazzi, Mokena; Eloise Kasper, Peotone; Brooke Bettenhausen, Peotone Kindergarten:…

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Child Care Stability Package Signed into Law

Two proposals sponsored by State Senator Toi Hutchinson to increase stability for the thousands of Illinois families who rely on the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) were signed into law recently. The first, House Bill 4965, will bring Illinois in line with federal law by moving to a 12-month redetermination process for CCAP families instead of the…

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KVTA Children/Teens Auditions for JUNIE B. JONES JR.

Creators Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich bring to life Junie B. Jones The Musical JR. – a delightful adaptation of four of Barbara Park’s best-selling books – in a delightful adaptation created specifically for Broadway Junior performers. Join Junie B. on her first day of first grade, where many changes are in store: Junie’s best…

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Crete Township Recognized by SSSRA

Feature Photo Caption: Crete Township Supervisor Michael Liccar accepts a recognition plaque from Janet Porter, SSSRA Executive Director. —photo by Jim Piacenti Janet Porter, Director of South Suburban Special Recreation District, addressed the Township Board with information regarding the programs offered to residents with disabilities. Also, she thanked the Board for their continued support of the…

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