WCSJ News - Daily News
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Morris Police Warning Residents of Another Scam

The Morris Police Department is warning residents of an unusual scam. According to Morris Police Chief John Severson, on Jan. 18, police officials received a report of a scam from a Morris resident. The resident stated he met a woman on Craigslist and the woman he spoke with portrayed herself as an adult. Read more

Sen. Rezin Presents Resolution In Honor Of Service To WWII Veteran

State Sen. Sue Rezin presented a World War II veteran with the Senate resolution naming a street in Spring Valley after him and his brothers. Read more

Morris City Council Approves Items

Only a few items were approved at the Morris City Council meeting last night. Read more

School Closings For Wednesday, January 23rd

Seneca High School Read more

Police Blotter for Wednesday January 23

Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. Read more

Candidates For Minooka School Boards Revealed

Several candidates are running for the Minooka High School Board of Education and Minooka Grade School Board in the upcoming April 2 Consolidated Election. Read more

Grundy Transit System's Adopt-A-Rider Successful In 2018

The Grundy Transit System’s Adopt-A-Rider program was a huge success this past holiday season. Read more

Pritzker Signs Executive Order Regarding Women's Reproductive Rights

On the 46th anniversary of roe-v-wade, Governor JB Pritzker is signing an executive order to make sure the state’s reproductive rights law is being followed. Read more

Freezing Drizzle Will Stick Around Until Wednesday Morning

Several accidents have been reported in the Grundy County area due to the icy roadways. Read more

Several Area Schools Dismissing Early Due To Weather

Coal City schools  Read more

Names Of Candidates For Seneca Grade School Board Released

The candidates running for the Seneca Grade School District Board of Education have been released. Read more

Grundy/Kendall Spelling Bee Slated For Next Month

The Grundy/Kendall Regional Office of Education Spelling Bee will be held next month. Read more

Tips and Advice To Stay Warm During Wintry Conditions

As blisteringly cold temperatures continue in the Grundy County area, there are a few tips to keep in mind when traveling and outdoors. Read more

Morris Police Conducted Fewer Traffic Stops in 2018

The Morris Police Department released their arrest and activity figures for 2018.According to numbers provided by the Morris Police Department, there were 413 misdemeanor arrests in 2018, compared to 400 in 2017. Read more

James Donald Aldridge Jr. 1941-2019

James Donald Aldridge Jr., age 77 of Coal City, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, January 22, 2019 at his home with his loving family by his side. Read more

Gerald McShane of Coal City 1953-2019

Gerald L. McShane Jr., 65, of Coal City, passed away January 17, 2019 in his home.Born December 21, 1953 in Joliet, IL, he was the son of the late Gerald Sr. and Delores (Dagon) McShane.Raised and educated in Coal City Schools, Gerry went on to graduate from Joliet Catholic High School in 1972.  Gerry continued his education and received his bache… Read more

Jean Gilbertson of Morris 1932 - 2019

Doris Jean Gilbertson, 86, of Morris, passed away Saturday morning, January 19, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehab Center in Morris.Born on August 27, 1932 in Jacksonville, Illinois, she was the daughter of John and Alicia(Renz)Morris.  She graduated from Gardner High school.  Jean married Robert Gilbertson on January 15, 1955 in Wood River,… Read more

William Ferguson of Morris 1930-2019

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Ruth Lambros of Morris 1930-2019

Ruth LambrosAge 88 of Morris, formerly Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday January 18, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Morris.Born March 26, 1930 in Morris, Althea Ruth was a daughter of Clarence and Edna (nee Thorsen) Dix. She was raised and educated in Morris, and graduated from Morris High School with the Cl… Read more

Weather Today

Clouds early, some clearing late. Lows overnight in the low teens.


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Clouds early, some clearing late. Lows overnight in the low teens.

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