A new event at the Grundy County Corn Festival is the Scarecrow Stroll.
The Livingston County Health Department has released their latest Covid-19 figures. 120 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week and a male in his 70’s is the latest to pass away.
A 45-year-old Newton, Illinois man is wanted in Grundy County for fleeing police. Dale Cornwell was indicted last week on the charge of Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding Police, a class four felony.
The Grundy County Board this week approved two items allowing for the Grundy Transit System to apply for a grant to possibly build a new transit center. GTS Director Sherry Zerbian updated the board about the grant process.
A Morris man who robbed a gas station in Mazon was sentenced in Grundy County on September 20th.
One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Route 6 near North Tabler Road around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 18th.
A 24-year-old Channahon man was arrested by the Morris Police Department in the area of Route 47 and Pine Bluff Road around 11:45 on Sunday, September 19th.
The Illinois State Police last Wednesday arrested four individuals four selling alcohol to minors.
We Care of Grundy County Executive Director Eric Fisher says the organization has seen an 140 percent increase in applications for rent assistance during the pandemic. The Illinois moratorium on evictions ends on October 3rd, which Fisher expects will mean even more applications to the progr…
The unofficial start of the Grundy County Corn Festival was held with the 2021 Happy Hookers Bass Tournament on Sunday.
Six more people have died from Covid-19 in LaSalle County within the past week. The individuals are a male in his 40’s, a female in her 50’s, a male and three females in their 60’s, and a female in her 80’s.
Three new Grundy County Correctional Officers will be hired in the near future.
Morris Republican State Senator Sue Rezin wants the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to explain its procedure for punishing nonpublic schools that don't comply with Governor J.B. Pritzker's mask mandate. In August, the governor ordered all schools in Illinois to require students and staff to wear masks. Some school boards, at both public and private schools, have chosen not to require masks, including Parkview Christian Academy in Yorkville.
A Plainfield man is wanted in Grundy County for allegedly sexual abusing a minor.
A Grundy County man was recently sentenced in a Will County court case. Colin West, 27, of Gardner pled guilty to dealing between 1 and 15 grams of fentanyl, a class one felony and unlawful possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, a class two felony.
The unofficial start of the 72th Annual Grundy County Corn Festival is on Sunday, September 19th.
The Gardner Village Board met in regular session Monday evening, opening the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by a moment of silence in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks.
The Morris Police Department is investigating a motorcycle that was stolen earlier this week. Police officials say a black 1983 Honda Knighthawk was reported stolen from the 300 block of East Chapin Street around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 14th.
Several individuals were indicted by a Grundy County grand jury on Wednesday, September 15th. Michael Chalifoux, 37, of Minooka was indicted on five counts of possessing child porn, all class two felonies.
A sex offender was recently sentenced in Livingston County.
The Grundy County Board on Tuesday heard an update about the Ridge Road widening project in Minooka.
Morris High School Board members on Monday approved issuing working cash bonds and adopted their fiscal year 2022 budget.
Two Grundy County Sheriff’s Office employees were recognized during the county board meeting on Tuesday.
The U.S. EPA and Superior Battery in Morris have reached an Administrative Settlement Agreement and an Order on Consent to start the cleanup process from the lithium battery fire that started in late June.
After two years of negotiations, a comprehensive energy package was signed into law Wednesday.
The village of Coal City will have their state of the village address this upcoming weekend.
A special use petition for a proposed drug and alcohol rehabilitation center that could be located at 3005 East Spring Road will no longer be happening in the foreseeable future.
Attorneys and the judge in the James Doe versus Dennis Hastert hush money case in Kendall County say there is a tentative settlement in place. Hastert is the former U.S. Speaker of the House.
Three individuals are accused of dealing large amounts of heroin in Grundy County.
Two major drug dealers were indicted by a Grundy County grand jury in early September.
Governor J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday signed the Climate and Equitable Jobs act that includes financial help for two nuclear power plants in Morris and Byron that were slated to shut down, one beginning this week.
We Care of Grundy County Executive Director was on WCSJ this week discussing upcoming opportunities for residents and volunteers.
211 is now live in Grundy County. That’s according to United Way of Grundy County Executive Director Karen Nall who was in our studios last week.
Char McDade with Goose Lake Prairie Partners was on WCSJ this week to discuss Prairie Day.
The Grundy County Health Department is asking the public to complete a survey if they have recently eaten at a Morris restaurant suspected of being the source of a salmonella outbreak.
Local Democratic members of Congress are sponsoring legislation meant to protect a woman's right to obtain an abortion. The federal Women's Health Protection Act is in response to a bill in Texas that ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.