March 15, 2019

For the second consecutive year, both the men and women from the University of St. Francis' Bowling team have qualified to bowl for a national title at the Intercollegiate Team Championship (ITC) in Dayton, Ohio. Coming off of two fourth place finishes in the sectional...

February 26, 2019

For the last several weeks, the men and women of the University of St. Francis Bowling program have been preparing for postseason action. Following a stretch of four tournaments in six weeks, the Saints look to advance to the Intercollegiate Team Championships (ITC) on...

October 5, 2018

For the Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway, 2018 was a year that will not to be forgotten for a long time. It all started at the end of 2017 when the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced that they would be moving the Overton's 400 fr...

March 2, 2018

March Madness approaching for local teams

When you hear the term March Madness, you think of the NCAA basketball tournament. Well you are not wrong, but that term was originated in Illinois by the Illinois High School Association. With the flip of the calendar, IHSA bas...

February 21, 2018

For United States Olympian Shaun White, the 2018 Winter Olympics were anything from the usual. At the end of 2017, while training for the Olympics in New Zealand, White took a nasty fall that forced him into emergency surgery and having 62 stiches put into his face. Ev...

February 13, 2018

The former Joliet Correctional Center will re-open in a different way in 2018. It was recently announced that haunted house Company Evil Intensions would be turning the former prison into a haunted house. This will be the second location owned by Evil Intensions, with...

February 5, 2018

Joliet Park District officials announced that Huey Lewis and the News will be the Friday night headliner for the annual Taste of Joliet. “Adding Huey Lewis to this year’s lineup has been on our radar for some time and to be able to lock them in, we are very excited”, s...

February 5, 2018

For the last ten years, the Joliet area has had at least one team take a trip to the Illinois High School Association Boys Bowling State Finals. There are two times a team has come back with the grand prize, Plainfield South in 2010 and Lockport Township in 2013.

For th...

February 1, 2018

Former Team USA Gymnastics Olympic doctor and Michigan State University team doctor, Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 175 years in prison for sexual abuse of women. Nassar is also serving 60 years for charges of child pornography.

In a trial that lasted over a week an...

January 12, 2018

2017 marked one of the worst years for Tiger Woods. In one years’ time, Tiger went from being one of the best golfers to one of the worst golfers. He has been basically forgotten about.

At the end of the 2016 season, Woods played in his own tournament which was in the B...

December 4, 2017

Shorewood, IL - Skooters RoadHouse in Shorewood was in the news last week, and this time, it was not for poor behavior from customers. On Monday, November 27, fire broke out inside the restaurant and was engulfed in flames until local fire units could attend. According...

October 11, 2017

If you are a teen and enjoy going to the mall on the weekends, you may want to re-think that. Starting October 13, the Louis Joliet Mall will launch its youth supervision policy, which requires anyone 17 or younger to be escorted by an adult, parent or legal guardian 2...

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