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Warriors Lose Tough Battle to Top-Ranked Griffins

February 16, 2018

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2,235 total views, 0 views today by Dennis Bowling Lincoln-Way East is regarded as one of the top teams in the Southland. Crete-Monee, very much the underdog, almost knocked the Griffins off of their lofty perch on February 15. The Warriors sensational senior guard Ceairra Smith registered a team-high 13 points, dished out five assists, and had…

Monee Fire Rescue

February 9, 2018

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1,989 total views, 0 views today Last week, the Monee Fire Department was called for an accident with injuries. Crews located a car in a ravine on Governors Highway south of Pauling Road. Monee crews used a rope rescue hauling system and stokes basket to remove the driver from the ravine, who only had minor injuries. The…

C-M Signing Day: Holloway, Mitchell, Thomas, Mays, Martino, Brown

February 9, 2018

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2,301 total views, 0 views today Six Crete-Monee football players signed national letters of intent on February. Pictured (from left): Jaleel Holloway (St. Xavier), Khyre Mitchell (St. Xavier), Joshua Tomas (Georgetown), Tyler Mays (Robert Morris), A.J. Martino (Wabash) and Dallas Brown (Rockford).

Two Finalists for MHS Logo

February 6, 2018

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2,755 total views, 0 views today The Monee Historical Society Logo will be chosen at Thursday’s meeting from two finalists. 

Crete-Monee Offers College Pathways Program

February 1, 2018

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1,423 total views, 0 views today Photo Caption:CM 201-U Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Laura Hirsh and CMHS Principal Marjorie Triche (seated) share a smile after signing the historic College Pathways partnership agreement at Governors State University (GSU) this month. The program is expected to bridge the gap for Crete-Monee High School students to attend and…

Understanding TIF Districts

By Christopher Russell | February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

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3,580 total views, 0 views today by Chris Russell Recently, Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts, have been the hot topic. TIF Districts are a tool that municipalities can use to incentivize development. While the wording sounds complex and confusing, the basic process is actually quite simple. Define a TIF district, redirect any increase in property taxes to…

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St. Paul the Apostle CCW Hosts 47th Annual Shrove Tuesday Beef Dinner

By Karen Haave | February 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

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1,131 total views, 0 views today It was Mardi Gras time at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Peotone on February 13, where the parish’s Council of Catholic Women hosted their 47th Annual Shrove Tuesday Beef Dinner. Also known as Fat Tuesday, it takes on a Mardi Gras theme and marks the final day  of feasting,…

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Sue Wackerlin and Her Volunteers at Adopt A Soldier Continue Their Mission to Support Area Veterans

By Karen Haave | February 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

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1,221 total views, 0 views today     On June 14, 2012,  a young man leaving for basic training for the United States Air Force was welcomed into what is now known as Adopt a Soldier. One military mom’s dream of connecting military members, their families and veterans, outside the structure of the Veterans Administration, had begun.…

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Come Celebrate Mardi Gras in Peotone!

By Arline Adamsick | February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

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2,793 total views, 0 views today St. Paul the Apostle’s Council of Catholic Women will host their 47th annual Shrove Tuesday Beef Dinner, on February 13, at the Will County Fairgrounds Atrium in Peotone. Shrove Tuesday also is known as “Fat Tuesday” and marks the final day of feasting before the solemn time of Lent and fasting. Seating times…

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C-M Middle School Takes 4A Eighth Grade Regional

By Arline Adamsick | February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

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1,262 total views, 0 views today On February 1, Crete-Monee Middle School won the 4A Eighth Grade Regional, when they beat Huth, 48-38. On February 7 at Obama Middle School in Park Forest, the Comets (16-1) will face New Lenox Liberty at 6:30 p.m., for a chance to advance to the state finals.

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Will County News

Forest Preserve

Bird is the Word for Late Winter Forest Preserve Fun

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1,411 total views, 0 views today The Forest Preserve District is offering a wide…

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February 16 Beekeeping Course Registration Deadline Nears; Sign-Up for Bullet Journaling

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1,525 total views, 0 views today Beecher: Friday, February 16, is the deadline to register…

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Beginning Birding for All at Thorn Creek Nature Center

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1,455 total views, 0 views today Come to the Beginning Birding for All open…

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Crete-Monee Bulletin Board

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1,804 total views, 0 views today Thursday, February 15 Crete Library Board: 7 p.m.,…

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PSC

PSC Celebrating 30 Years of Jazz Festival

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2,097 total views, 0 views today Prairie State College (PSC) is celebrating its 30th annual Jazz…

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WCWC Job Fair March 1

By Arline Adamsick | February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

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47 total views, 0 views today  Area job seekers are invited to attend a weekly job fair on Thursday, March 1, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100, in Joliet. Among the positions employers will look to fill are: CNC machinist, CNC machinist trainee, forklift operators, general laborers, material…

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Lawsuit seeks $1M in drowning death of B-N woman

By Christopher Russell | February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

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1,645 total views, 0 views today By Maria Nagle, The Pantagraph, Bloomington A wrongful death lawsuit seeks more than $1 million on behalf of the family of a Normal woman who drowned last summer when her inflatable raft went over the Wilmington Dam on the Kankakee River. Liz Larson, 36, was rafting with friends on July 29  when…

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Will County Voters Wait For Ballots

By Christopher Russell | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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1,398 total views, 0 views today by Susan DeMar Lafferty. The Daily Southtown More than 800 Will County voters who requested an absentee ballot for the March 20 primary are still waiting by the mailbox. County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots also is waiting — for an appellate court decision to determine if the name of Scott Drury,…

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Tollway willing, able to take over I-80, official says

By Christopher Russell | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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5,116 total views, 0 views today by Susan DeMar Lafferty, The Daily Southtown The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA) is ready, willing and financially able to take over Interstate 80 — if there is the political will to make it happen, a tollway official told the Will County board Thursday morning. Tollway Chairman Bob Schillerstrom was invited…

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Slain woman was emergency dispatcher

By Christopher Russell | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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1,398 total views, 0 views today by Alex Ortiz Morris Daily Herald The woman who was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound Tuesday in a Channahon apartment was an emergency dispatcher with Western Will County Communications Center. Channahon Deputy Police Chief Adam Bogart confirmed that 23-year-old Samantha Harer worked for WESCOM as a dispatcher. Harer’s Facebook…

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Warriors Fall to Bloom

By Jim Baranski | February 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

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583 total views, 0 views today By Jim Baranski A few weeks ago, Crete-Monee was sitting atop of the Southland with a two-game lead after beating Rich East. However, the Warriors have since lost three straight games, and two in the Southland. On February 16, Crete-Monee dropped a 51-45 decision to Bloom Township. Thanks to Kankakee beating…

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Warriors Beat Stagg, Advance to Finals

By Jim Baranski | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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1,375 total views, 0 views today By Dennis Bowling Crete-Monee senior Ceairra Smith really struggled in the final home game of her career. However, Smith was able to bounce back rather nicely, and played her best game of the season, and in the process drew rave reviews from Stagg coach Bill Turner. Outstanding point guard Smith registered…

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Warriors Lose Tough Battle to Top-Ranked Griffins

By Jim Baranski | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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2,235 total views, 0 views today by Dennis Bowling Lincoln-Way East is regarded as one of the top teams in the Southland. Crete-Monee, very much the underdog, almost knocked the Griffins off of their lofty perch on February 15. The Warriors sensational senior guard Ceairra Smith registered a team-high 13 points, dished out five assists, and had…

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Peotone Schools

Peotone School News

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1,550 total views, 0 views today Important Dates *February 15: Jazz and Java, PHS Commons *February 19: Presidents Day – No School…

Peotone School Lunch Menus: February 19 – 23

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1,527 total views, 0 views today *Monday, February 19: No School – Presidents Day! *Friday, February 23: Early Dismissal – School Improvement…

Local Scholarships Available to PHS College-Bound Seniors

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1,257 total views, 0 views today Please note: The following 15 scholarships/awards have an application deadline of March 23. Barbara Arnold/Steen/Aussprung Memorial…

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Understanding TIF Districts

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3,580 total views, 0 views today by Chris Russell Recently, Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts, have been the hot topic. TIF Districts…

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Monee Village Board Holds December Meeting

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42,992 total views, 0 views today by Chris Russell Monee Village Board members approved a traffic enforcement agreement with Amazon. The agreement…

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Monee Village Board Meeting

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1,654 total views, 0 views today The Village of Monee honored the Monee Mavericks Junior Varsity and Light Weight Football players and…

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Looking Back

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1,574 total views, 0 views today By Arline Adamsick Going to reverse the column this week and begin with “concluding” remarks. The…

Town Chatter

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1,564 total views, 0 views today NEW THIS WEEK!! Blue Demon Football/Cheerleading Registration Registration for Peotone Blue Demon Football and Cheerleading, for…

Today in History

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502 total views, 0 views today By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2018. There are…

Monee Fire Rescue

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1,989 total views, 0 views today Last week, the Monee Fire Department was called for an accident with injuries. Crews located a…

Seniors Happenings

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809 total views, 0 views today CALENDAR Thursday, February 22 9 a.m., Crochet, SSC 9:30 a.m., Crafts class, Frankfort Township Hall 10:30…

To a Generous Community

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8,605 total views, 0 views today Dear Community of Special Angels: Helping Hands would like to thank all the special angels in…

Crete-Monee Bulletin Board

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1,804 total views, 0 views today Thursday, February 15 Crete Library Board: 7 p.m., Crete Library, 1177 N. Main Street Tuesday, February…

Beecher Community Library News

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2,236 total views, 0 views today By Shirley Biery Final Plans for 28th Used Book Sale We have an invitation for you. What…

‘Get Illinois OUT OF THE MUD!!’

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2,123 total views, 0 views today The Remarkable Clamor for Good Roads and Highways with Names Dr. Larry McClellan will be at…

Mary Todd/Abraham Lincoln Display at Crete Library

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1,387 total views, 0 views today Don’t forget to stop by Crete Library to view a new historical display. Last week, the…

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Aletha E. Becker

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507 total views, 0 views today Aletha E. Becker, age 84, of Gilman, formerly…

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Edwyna M. Cowger

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493 total views, 0 views today Edwyna M. Cowger, age 93, of Manteno, formerly…

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Raymond Edward Wentler III

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498 total views, 0 views today Raymond Edward Wentler III, age 34, of Peotone,…

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Jean Horner

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1,066 total views, 0 views today Jean Anne Horner, 88, of Beecher, died Thursday,…

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Richard Harmon

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1,241 total views, 0 views today Richard “Dick” P. Harmon, 89, of St. John,…

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Illinois News

Stowaway pleads not guilty after Chicago to London flight

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265 total views, 0 views today By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois woman with a history of sneaking onto…

More Democrats want probe into misconduct at Madigan offices

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273 total views, 0 views today CHICAGO (AP) — A growing number of Illinois Democrats are calling for an independent investigation of…

Illinois man jailed for decades found not guilty at retrial

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270 total views, 0 views today WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago judge has found a man who spent 22 years…

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