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Lisa Morris, who was a victim of an arson attack on Dec. 25, 2011, spoke to the media after a news conference at the Plainfield Police Department. (Keri Wiginton, Chicago Tribune / February 29, 2012)

Plainfield arson victim wants to know more about 12-year-old suspect

Lisa Morris was the first of five people in her Plainfield neighborhood to be victimized in a string of fires in December and January. The … Read more ›

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Plainfield Public Library Thanks Local Business Sponsors

Library Thanks Local Businesses A big thanks to all of the local businesses who donated to the Library's Winter Reading Program. These contributions make the … Read more ›

Mistowood Golf Course

Mistwood Golf Club expected to reopen in June

The Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville – which has undergone a portion of a $6 million course renovation over the past six months – is … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

Michael A. Casas

Already charged with burglary, man, 20, accused of criminal sex abuse

One of the two Bolingbrook males who burglarized the Bolingbrook Recreation and Aquatic Center in June 2011 was booked into the Will County Adult Detention … Read more ›

From the community

Boost your Social and Emotional Intelligence

A great career, great relationships, personal satisfaction and success — it all starts with you! This inspirational and educational evening will feature presentations by Dr. … Read more ›

From the community

5 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day More Thoughtful and Less Expensive

Although Valentine’s Day is dedicated to showing the significant other in your life how much you mean to them, expensive long stem red roses, lavish … Read more ›

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Marquette Bank Participates in “Welcome Home Heroes Finance” Package to help Military Families

Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, is proud to announce its participation in the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s (IHDA) “Welcome Home Heroes Finance” package, offering … Read more ›

Man lured girl to motel after posing as boy on teen website

 A 33-year-old Florida man who persuaded a 13-year-old Will County girl to meet him for sex in a Mokena motel after posing as a 13-year-old … Read more ›

From the community

America Saves Week

Marquette Bank will be celebrating America Saves Week, a national campaign to promote good savings behavior. The Bank will celebrate with their own "Chicago Saves … Read more ›