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  • Mobile medical unit coming to area to help veterans

    MORRIS – The Hines Mobile Medical Unit will be in Morris next week to help veterans.The mobile unit ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Knaub wins 2014 Rezin ‘Heart and Ambition’ Scholarship

    MINOOKA – Congratulations are extended to Minooka Community High School senior Emily Knaub, daughter of Melissa and Scott Knaub of Channahon, for bein ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Extension to offer program on frauds, scams

    MORRIS – In a world where technology moves fast, it can be hard to keep up with the different types of swindles and fraudulent activity going on.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Coal City, Troy volleyball show support for Team Megan

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    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Coal City, Troy volleyball show support for Team Megan

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    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Gotta Do It

    MORRIS – Everyone who is involved in agriculture personally or professionally is invited to networking breakfast where individuals from different agri ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Family Fest coming soon

    MINOOKA – Family Fest 2015 will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 28 at Minooka High School’s South Campus.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Catholic Schools Week wraps up at ICSMORRIS – Catholic Schools Week was celebrated in Catholic schoo ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Local college briefs

    College in Missouri announces honor rollLINN, Mo. – A local student made the honor roll at State Tec ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Minooka High School to host theater event

    MINOOKA – Are your children in need a good laugh to get them through the winter? If so, come out to the Minooka Community High School – Central Campus ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Healthcare Marketplace Navigators made available

    MORRIS – As part of the Affordable Care Act, most uninsured Illinoisans have opportunities for health coverage through the Illinois Health Insurance M ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 8:12 pm
  • Newark High School honor roll students announced

    NEWARK – Newark Community High School has released its recent Honor Roll students for the 2014-15 school year.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 7:55 pm
  • Super Bowl snacks have Arizona theme

    Whether you're down with the New England Patriots or upholding the Seattle Seahawks, you and your friends and family can chow down on Super Bowl Sunda ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Gardner school supports Team Megan

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    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Community kitchen to be relocating

    OTTAWA – Beginning Monday, A Servant’s Heart Community Kitchen will relocate to Christ Episcopal Church in Ottawa, which is located on the southeast c ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:42 pm
  • Eighth annual YMCA Giving Gala slated for Feb. 28

    BOLINGBROOK – Mark your calendars and plan to join the Greater Joliet Area YMCA for its eighth annual Giving Gala on Feb. 28, at the Bolingbrook Golf ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:42 pm
  • Shabbona Middle School students make honor rolls

    MORRIS – Shabbona Middle School students have been recognized for their academic accomplishments through the posting of the honor roll for the second ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • College briefs

    Grove City College dean’s list announcedGROVE CITY, Pa. – Lauren Bodett of Seneca has been named to ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Morris Hospital educator addresses prediabetes

    MORRIS – Before developing Type 2 diabetes, people almost always have “prediabetes,” meaning their blood sugar level is higher than normal but not yet ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Church bulletins

    COAL CITY – Make plans to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, and attend Assumption Catholic Church’s annual dinner dance fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 12 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Morris High School releases honor roll

    MORRIS – Morris Community High School has released its second quarter high honor and regular honor roll students.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Immaculate Conception School in Morris to celebrate Catholic Schools Week

    MORRIS – Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated in Catholic schools throughout the nation next week, including in Morris.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Morris Hospital announces schedule of childbirth, family classes

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has announced its schedule of childbirth and family classes for February.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Insurance Marketplace deadline approaching

    MORRIS – Since Nov. 1, 2013, Grundy County Health Department has partnered with Service Inc. to offer Individual appointments for clients to meet with ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • It's time for some healthy eating

    How are those New Year's resolutions working out for you?Many resolutions to eat better and lose wei ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Souper Bowl "Trivia Night" at Peace Lutheran ChurchMORRIS – What is "Souper Bowl of Caring"? It is a ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Seneca High School recognizes honor roll students

    SENECA – The names of students who made the recent semester honor roll at Seneca High School have been released by the school.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Mazon-Verona-Kinsman Middle School honor roll students recognized

    MAZON – At the end of each quarter, the academic accomplishments of Mazon-Verona-Kinsman Middle School students are recognized through the posting of ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Cupcakes prove to be more than passe

    While you might have heard some folks say cupcakes are passe, we in the Free Press Test Kitchen disagree. Since the cupcake craze started more than 10 ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Dolls will be on display at museum through February

    MORRIS – A special display of dolls collected over the past 20 years by Rosalie Jostes will be on exhibit at the Grundy County Historical Society Muse ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 7:51 pm
  • Kinzinger’s office to host traveling office hours

    COAL CITY – The Office of Congressman Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, will hold traveling office hours this month throughout the 16th District, including ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

    The Illinois Department of Public Health is encouraging women ages 21 and older to speak with their physician about cervical cancer screening and prev ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • Four Rivers open house scheduled

    Four Rivers in Channahon to host open housesCHANNAHON – “Four Rivers’ Wedding Open Houses” will be f ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Ottawa resident wins $1 million in lotto

    OTTAWA – On Christmas Day, Ottawa resident Bonnie Gama got the best Christmas gift she has ever received – a winning lotto ticket.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Morris Hospital classes

    CPR for Healthcare Provider Course to be heldMORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers will offe ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 8:54 pm
  • Community-wide effort makes Christmas possible

    MORRIS – This Christmas, 878 children from low-income families received gifts under their tree from the help of 63 organizations and individuals in Gr ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Free movie night at Living Water Church todayMORRIS – Free Movie Night at Living Water Church, 118 E ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Shabbona Middle School students named DAR essay contest winners

    MORRIS – Imagine a blustery winter day in 1892, you have just completed an arduous sea journey to the New World. Your mother has told you that a new l ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Upcoming community classes and groups at Morris Hospital

    Morris Hospital offers childbirth classesMORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers will have a c ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 9:08 pm
  • Lutefisk mac-and cheese? You betcha

    Chris Dorff, president of the 105-year-old Olsen Fish Co. in Minneapolis, thinks the way to save lutefisk is to innovate.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Seneca High School November students of the month announced

    SENECA – The following students were selected by the Seneca Township High School teachers and staff as the November 2014 Students of the Month, accord ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 6:16 pm
  • Morris Speech team kicks off season with victory

    MORRIS – The Morris Community High School Redskin Speech Team kicked off their 2014-15 season with a team victory at the Morris Redskin Invitational.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Church bulletins

    Coal City church holds soup supperCOAL CITY – Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E. McArdle Roa ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 6:48 pm
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