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Crete makes fund transfers to keep spending balanced

CRETE | The Village Board on Monday OK'd the transfer of about $100,000 to two separate funds impacting road repairs and police pensions to en…

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Crete Public Library announces upcoming events

CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., announces upcoming events. To register or for more information call the library at (708) 6…

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Crete Public Library announces upcoming events

CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., announces upcoming events. To register or for more information call the library at (708) 6…

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Crete-Monee D.201U recognized for tolerance efforts

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Teaching Tolerance, the educational project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, has named Balmoral Elementary, Crete Elemen…

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

State to fund extra road repairs in Illinois

More than $1.2 million will be provided by the state to area municipalities to help them cover the cost of repairs needed on local streets.

April 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Ultimate Kids Sale held today at Illinois Lutheran High

CRETE | Illinois Lutheran High School Boosters host the Ultimate Kids Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Illinois Lutheran High School, 1610 …

April 05, 2014 12:00 am

Crete library hosts Tween Iron Chef

Crete library hosts Tween Iron Chef

CRETE | On March 10, 'tweens at the Crete Library District were challenged to create with food.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am

Proponents of southeast Metra line say project still on track

Proponents of southeast Metra line say project still on track

CRETE | Supporters of the proposed southeast Metra line linking Chicago with the south suburbs have taken notice of recent developments to ext…

March 29, 2014 8:30 pm

Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

South Holland village President Don DeGraff said he thinks this winter was the worst he has experienced.

March 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Crete president says amendments have clouded gaming picture

CRETE | Village President Michael Einhorn has been trying to follow the debate over expanding gambling, but said amendments to the proposal th…

March 25, 2014 4:54 pm

Crete approves new police contract that’s on the verge of expiring

CRETE | The Village Board gave its approval Monday to a new two-year contract with its police officers. But that gives the village little reli…

March 24, 2014 10:00 pm

Crete library announces upcoming events

CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., announces upcoming events for March and April. For information or to register call (708) 672-8017.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am

Sing your way through history at the Crete Public Library

Sing your way through history at the Crete Public Library

CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., hosts a fun and educational musical journey at 3 p.m. April 7.

March 19, 2014 12:00 am

Crete renews agreements with public safety intergovernmental groups

CRETE | The Village Board gave its approval to a pair of intergovernmental agreements that will have its police and fire departments continue …

March 15, 2014 12:00 am

Crete Public Library announces upcoming events

CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., announces upcoming events in March and April. For more information call (708) 672-8017.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic invites schoolchildren to carinval

Marian Catholic invites schoolchildren to carinval

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School hosted its annual carnival for local schoolchildren in kindergarten through second grade.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Illinois men charged in connection with residential burglary in Dyer

Illinois men charged in connection with residential burglary in Dyer

DYER | A man from Sauk Village and another from Crete face felony burglary charges in connection with a residential burglary Friday in Dyer. P…

March 10, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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Report: fewer Illinois kids lack health insurance

SPRINGFIELD | While a child advocacy group's report shows that more Illinois kids now have health insurance, it also warns that health dispari…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Municipal officials to discuss proposed south suburban casino

TINLEY PARK, Ill. | The convention center in Tinley Park will be the place to be Monday night for municipal officials from across the south su…

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

Crete to consider pilot program for new water treatment system

CRETE | Municipal officials are likely to decide next month whether to implement a new filtration system to improve the quality of well water.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

Dyer woman, 29, dies in Crete crash

CRETE | A Dyer woman was killed in a vehicle crash early Thursday in the intersection of Burville Road and Ill. 394, police said. 

February 27, 2014 4:21 pm

So it's root, root, root for pizza

So it's root, root, root for pizza

February 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Trustee, clerk recovering from illnesses, hospital stays

CRETE | Village Trustee Larry Johnston and Clerk Deborah Bachert both are recovering from illnesses that required them to spend some time in t…

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Crete Woman's Club offering scholarships

CRETE | The Crete Woman's Club will award more than $6,000 in scholarships this spring.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am

Marian Catholic speech team claims sectional title

Marian Catholic speech team claims sectional title

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | For the eighth consecutive year, the Marian Catholic speech team has earned a spot in the IHSA state finals in Peoria after …

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

Crete children roar with the dinosaurs

Crete children roar with the dinosaurs

CRETE | Things were a little scary in early February at Crete Park District as the kids showed off their best dinosaur roar in Crete Park Dist…

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

No injuries in Chicago Heights glass factory fire

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | No one was injured when a fire erupted in a glass factory Tuesday morning at 1131 Arnold St., fire officials said.

February 11, 2014 2:30 pm

Water consultant to run pilot program this spring

CRETE | A consultant hired by village government to analyze the municipal well water system plans to conduct a 12-week pilot program beginning…

February 10, 2014 10:45 pm

IDOT to perform LED retrofit project in Beecher, Crete, University Park

CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Thursday that a LED retrofit project at various intersections in Will County wil…

February 07, 2014 12:00 am

Another Crete-Monee student to face case in juvenile court

CRETE | Police said Thursday that one additional student is likely to face a case in juvenile court related to a series of four brawls that oc…

February 06, 2014 4:13 pm

Waubonsee Community College and Governors State University sign Dual Degree agreement

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University is welcoming a new partner to the Dual Degree Program. At a Feb. 3 ceremony, Governors State pres…

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

Police to view security video after string of fights at Crete-Monee High School

CRETE | The Police Department will spend several hours Thursday viewing video footage from security cameras and interviewing faculty members i…

February 05, 2014 3:00 pm

Crete prepares to OK agreement with Will County 911 board

CRETE | The Village Board is likely to approve a pair of intergovernmental agreements when it meets Feb. 10. One is with the Will County 911 B…

January 31, 2014 11:39 am

Auction company opens, to focus on real estate, fund-raising events

ST JOHN | Zachary Franks and Shane Ratliff recently opened Estate Auction Group Inc., a company focusing on real estate auctions and auctions …

January 30, 2014 11:19 am

Prairie State College announces basic firefighter and EMT graduates

Prairie State College announces basic firefighter and EMT graduates

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently held graduation ceremonies for the Basic Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician programs.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois horse racing industry anxious over online betting deal

SPRINGFIELD | It could be a make or break day for Illinois' horse racing industry.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am

Community theater group gives 'Company' a modern-day makeover

Community theater group gives 'Company' a modern-day makeover

UNIVERSITY PARK | "Sex in the City" meets classic Sondheim in this hilarious romp through the dating and married lives of five couples and a p…

January 20, 2014 12:00 am

Crete OKs right-of-way for pipeline project

CRETE | The Village Board approved a resolution to gives up the village’s right-of-way to land that will permit an Enbridge Energy pipeline to…

January 18, 2014 12:00 am

Crete library hosts display on human trafficking

Crete library hosts display on human trafficking

CRETE | The Crete Public Library is recognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month with a display designed to bring attention to thi…

January 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Snapshots of local life in arctic conditions

Snapshots of local life in arctic conditions

Lansing crews working 12-hour shifts to clear roads

January 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Crete library's Food for Fines program a success

CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., hosted their annual “Fall Food for Fines” program from Nov. 4 through 23.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am

Crete giving up right of way for strip of land to benefit Enbridge pipeline

CRETE | The Village Board is likely next month to approve a measure that gives up right of way to a parcel of land to benefit a pipeline Enbri…

December 29, 2013 8:06 pm

Crete to use TIF funds for downtown land planning

CRETE | The Village Board gave its approval Monday to a payment of up to $7,500 to the owner of properties in the downtown business district t…

December 29, 2013 12:00 am

Crete children learn the letter 'H'

Crete children learn the letter 'H'

CRETE | The Crete Public Library hosted Toddler Story Time this month.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

D.201-U in search of new superintendent

CRETE | District 201-U is looking for a new superintendent after the School Board confirmed Superintendent John Rodgers has taken a leave of a…

December 17, 2013 10:00 pm

Foul weather can't sully annual 'Oh Fuuudge' race

Foul weather can't sully annual 'Oh Fuuudge' race

HAMMOND │Oh Fuuudge! Even Ralphie and his dad didn’t have to change a tire in these conditions.

December 14, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Crete gives final approval to property tax levy

CRETE | The Village Board this week unanimously approved a $2.55 million property tax levy.

December 14, 2013 5:42 pm

Crete Country Christmas celebration

Crete Country Christmas celebration

December 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Crete Country Christmas returns this weekend

Crete Country Christmas returns this weekend

CRETE | Now in its 22nd year, the annual Crete Country Christmas festivities will take place from Friday through Sunday.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Crete kids curious about springs

Crete kids curious about springs

CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Curiosity Club “sprang into action” recently with a program all about springs.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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PSC offering free ESL, GED and Spanish GED prep classes

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The Adult Education Program at Prairie State College is offering free English as a Second Language (ESL), General Education …

November 29, 2013 6:15 pm
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