Community Foundation of Grundy County Program Director Devan Gagliardo was a recent guest on WCSJ’s People R Talking and shared some of the latest foundation happenings and updates of local interest with listeners. She said there’s much to be thankful for when it comes to donors making their…
The Village of Channahon will be getting a Dairy Queen.
A 60-year-old Morris man was sentenced in Grundy County on November 21st. James Gabehart was charged with the Unlawful Delivery of Cannabis, a class two felony; Unlawful Possession of Cannabis as well as four counts of the Unlawful Possession of Weapons by a Felon, all class three felonies.
The unemployment rate in Kendall County for October is down from last year according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. The rate this October was at 3.4 percent which is down from 3.6 percent the previous year. The unemployment rate in September was 3.5 percent.
At a public hearing, this week, Morris Mayor Chris Brown spoke on status of the Rehabilitation Block Grant that will see ten single family homes, in Morris, get construction updates using grant fund assistance for the rehab project. He said that a second sign-in is required before submittin…
One of two individuals has pleaded guilty in a meth dealing case. Livingston County court records show 39-year-old Kari Murray and 43-year-old Keith King were charged with the unlawful delivery of meth between 5 and 15 grams, a class one felony and on two counts of the unlawful delivery of l…
The Coal City Village Board on Monday approved a resolution to allow the debt payment for the tornado capital project to be levied in 2022.
Morris High School Board members last week approved seeking bids for several capital improvement projects.
Our Vietnam Veterans are honored today but it took 20 years to accomplish; our World War II Veterans were officially honored after their 60 years of service; and on Saturday, June 19th, 2004, a black granite wall with 3,500 etched names of the fallen was dedicated to the servicemen and women…
A 20-year-old Morris man has been sentenced to prison from Grundy County. Morris Police Deputy Chief Chad Skelton said Christian Kaebel-Jones stole a handgun from a vehicle that was parked on Railroad Street in Morris on Tuesday, October 6th of 2020. Skelton said a Morris Public Works employ…
A 57-year-old Custer Park man has been arrested for concealing the death of another individual. In May of this year, the Braidwood Police Department said Adam Watts, 44, of Custer Park was reported missing by a family member along with friends after not hearing from Watts for months.
As a recent guest on WCSJ’s People R Talking, Community Foundation Executive Director Julie Buck invited the community to submit names of Grundy County senior citizens, in need of some Christmas cheer, and encouraged citizens to adopt one or more seniors, as well.
The Illinois Secretary of State's Office is reminding everyone that the expiration extension for driver's licenses and ID cards, that has been effect for over two years now, is ending on December 1.
A 29-year-old Morris woman was arrested on a warrant and other offenses by the Seneca Police Department on Friday, November 11th.
The Kane County State's Attorney's Office says that 47-year-old Jose Arellano, of Aurora, is being sentenced to life in prison for the sexual assault of two children between 2010 and 2020. Both of the victims were under thirteen-years-old. Arellano is said have known both victims.
A 34-year-old Marseilles man was recently sentenced in LaSalle County. Josh Sampson pled guilty to violating his probation on the charge of the Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a class two felony and was sentenced to four years in prison.
Morris High School Board members last week approved their tentative tax levy.
The Morris City Council last night approved their fiscal year 2021-22 audit.
Two individuals are wanted on nationwide warrants for stealing thousands of dollars worth of GPS units.
The new Illinois House Republican Leader elect Tony McCombie was at the Morris City Council last night.
A Grundy County lawmaker is launching her annual holiday toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots. This is the third year that State Representative Jackie Haas will host the toy drive. Donations will be accepted until December 1st at 370 E Court Street, Kankakee.
When the Commercial Street realignment project first began in May, city officials estimated it would be completed by October. It is not finished as expected. Temporary street lights just north of the North Mill Race Bridge were installed in June to control traffic.
The Heart of our Community Award was given to a Minooka resident at an event hosted by Heartland Bank on Thursday.
The Grundy County Board last week heard about a new position that is being added in the health department.
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday arrested a man wanted on a warrant. Robert Klip was charged with Aggravated Battery, a class three felony in early November.
A local lawmaker gave his weekly update on Friday regarding several topics.
Morris Hospital has received an ‘A’ on the fall 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade that was released on November 16.
The Marseilles Police Department will be conducting an active shooter training exercise on Tuesday, November 22nd at noon at the Marseilles Grade School. No students will be on campus during the exercise.
A 67-year-old Braidwood man could spend the rest of life in prison for allegedly sexually assaulting a child.
- Grant Funding For Non-Profits Serving Grundy County
- Toy Donations For Community Families In Need
- Coal City Village Board Meeting Updates
- Annual Channaholidays Event December 4th
- Police Blotter for Friday, November 25th
- We Care Offers a Range of Support
- Home For The Holidays Underway in Morris
- Village of Channahon Dairy Queen Project Becomes Reality
- Man Sentenced on Gun Charge in Grundy Co.
- Kendall County unemployment rate down compared to last year