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Bond rating diversity reflects differences in south suburbs

Each individual south suburban community faces a different set of financial and debt-related challenges. Some have addressed those challenges …

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Nine Muses, Crete

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Nine Muses, Crete

Vintage, upscale and eco-clothing line the racks at Nine Muses, a small shop in the heart of Crete's historic Main Street.

October 18, 2014 1:53 pm Photos

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SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Nine Muses, Crete

SMALL-BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Nine Muses, Crete

Vintage, upscale and eco-clothing line the racks at Nine Muses, a small shop in the heart of Crete's historic Main Street.

October 18, 2014 1:53 pm Photos

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Crete awards contract for roadway improvement project

CRETE | The Village Board awarded a contract Monday to a Monee-based company for improvements and a utility extension project for Old Monee Road.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Large fire in 1895 prompts Crete to form Fire Brigade

Large fire in 1895 prompts Crete to form Fire Brigade

CRETE | A fire on Nov. 14, 1895, at a major business in Crete led to the establishment of the village's first fire brigade.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Scouting Local Boys Soccer Regionals

(Seedings in parentheses)

October 13, 2014 8:30 pm

Crete officials contemplate village administrator, retail consultant

CRETE | Municipal officials spent time contemplating a pair of actions Monday that, once taken, will have a significant impact on the far sout…

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

Crete Library hosts annual fall open house on Saturday

CRETE | The Crete Public Library District, 1177 N. Main St., opens its doors for the annual fall open house form 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

October 10, 2014 12:00 am

Crete-Monee athletic director placed on administrative leave

Crete-Monee athletic director Linda M. Peete has been placed on administrative leave, a source close to the school told The Times.

October 09, 2014 5:26 pm

New music college now open in downtown Lansing

New music college now open in downtown Lansing

An aging building in Lansing has been given new life. The old village hall was state-of-the-art when it was built near the turn of the 20th ce…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Longtime Lansing family businesses continue to thrive

Longtime Lansing family businesses continue to thrive

As we become more accustomed to big box stores and national chains, there will always be a place for the “little guy” who runs the independent…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dinner will recognize dozens of local volunteers

Dinner will recognize dozens of local volunteers

Every community has those quiet, unassuming people who do a lot for others expecting nothing in return. Lansing is no exception. With that tho…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

L.A.C.E. brings community events to Lansing

L.A.C.E. brings community events to Lansing

In 2012, following the first Lansing Autumn Fest, the Lansing Association for Community Events was formed to continue to bring fun activities …

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Super Walmart to have upgraded look

Super Walmart to have upgraded look

Next spring the long-awaited opening of the new Super Walmart will take place on Torrence Ave bringing an upgraded look and nearly twice the n…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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LARC has served community for nearly six decades

LARC has served community for nearly six decades

In 1956, parents of some Lansing children with developmental disabilities met in the basement of a church and formed as the Lansing School of …

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Improving communication through Code Red

Improving communication through Code Red

The Lansing Police Department has been hard at work initiating a new communication system with residents that will help get out information on…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Introducing a new brand

Introducing a new brand

When Fabian Newman came on board as the director of communications for the Village of Lansing, one of his first goals was to create a logo for…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing craft brewery expands

Lansing craft brewery expands

When One Trick Pony Brewery opened up in a small spot in an industrial strip on the west end of Lansing in May 2012, they were an instant hit.…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing Autumn Fest returns to Fox Pointe

Lansing Autumn Fest returns to Fox Pointe

Lansing is gearing up for its biggest event of the year, the three-day Lansing Autumn Fest, running from October 10 through 12. This third ann…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Cadet program offers hands-on law enforcement training

Cadet program offers hands-on law enforcement training

The Lansing Police Department offers a cadet program to youths age 15 and older under the direction of Commander Pet Grutzius as a way of intr…

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Crete Park District opens Lions Park

Crete Park District opens Lions Park

CRETE | The Crete Park District hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday to open Lions Park.

October 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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2 Illiana Christian students named National Merit semifinalists

LANSING | Illiana Christian High School announced Wednesday that seniors Stephanie Rietveld, of Crown Point, and Sam Vant Hoff, of South Holla…

October 01, 2014 12:05 am

Crete Park District, Lions Club develop new park

CRETE | The Crete Park District is scheduled to open a new public park Wednesday in the Deer Meadows subdivision.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

Crete trustees reviewing resumes for new village administrator

CRETE | Village Board members have spent recent weeks weeding through the resumes of nearly 20 people who have expressed interest in becoming …

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

Crete Village Board candidates can pick up nominating petition forms

CRETE | Nominating petition forms for people interested in running April 7 for the Village Board are available in the village clerk's office.

September 24, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois officials pitch South Suburban Airport

TINLEY PARK | Illinois officials did their best Tuesday to convince investors and others of the commitment to building a South Suburban Airpor…

September 23, 2014 6:00 pm

Tradition continues with Marian Catholic Oktoberfest

Tradition continues with Marian Catholic Oktoberfest

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Nearly every space of Marian Catholic High School will be turned into a crafter’s dreamland when the Marian Catholic High Sc…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

AG accuses abortion docs of paperwork errors

INDIANAPOLIS | The medical license of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a former Gary abortion provider, could be revoked after Attorney General Greg Zoelle…

September 17, 2014 4:30 pm

Crete approves parking restrictions in industrial park

CRETE | The Village Board has approved the installation of “No Parking Anytime” signs in the Crete Park of Commerce industrial park located on…

September 16, 2014 4:15 pm

Balmoral Park to host 'Super Night' Saturday

CRETE | Balmoral Park will host the annual Super Night event Saturday featuring championship racing where the best Illinois bred horses will c…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Crete Park-A-Palooza offers family fun

Crete Park-A-Palooza offers family fun

CRETE | Despite some rain, this year's Park-A-Palooza on Aug. 29 at Crete Park was a success, according to the park district.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

Fitness Pointe team wins fifth consecutive rowing machine challenge

MUNSTER | For a fifth consecutive year, the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe team has been named champions of the Concept2 World Rowing compe…

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Crete officials reluctant to pay cost of installing 'no parking' zone

CRETE | Village officials expressed a reluctance Monday to create "no parking" zones around the village's Park of Commerce on the eastern edge…

August 26, 2014 3:40 pm

Crete campers have fun in the sand

Crete campers have fun in the sand

CRETE | Crete Park District Day Campers recently participated in a sand castle building hour at Crete Park.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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High school students participate in PSC Summer Science and Math Camp

High school students participate in PSC Summer Science and Math Camp

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Students from throughout the south suburbs participated in a summer science and math camp at Prairie State College.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am

Letter from Edgar Corns

Letter from Edgar Corns

WELCOME TO LOWELL

August 22, 2014 3:15 pm

School success in Lowell: Lowell High School sees dramatic increase in graduation rate

School success in Lowell: Lowell High School sees dramatic increase in graduation rate

The graduation rate at Lowell High School has dramatically increased from 80% in 2010 to 95% for the class of 2014.

August 22, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Lowell police and fire keeps residents safe

Lowell police and fire keeps residents safe

Lowell Fire Chief Clint Gorball and Police Chief Erik Matson see more advantages than disadvantages to the state-mandated dispatch consolidati…

August 22, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Lowell Kid Parade: Long-time tradition of fun

Lowell Kid Parade: Long-time tradition of fun

There will be prizes for the best costumes in Lowell’s 60th annual Labor Day Kiddie Parade Sunday Aug. 31. The parade begins at 1 p.m. traveli…

August 22, 2014 12:45 pm Photos

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Celebrate The Joy of Dancing at the Lowell Labor Day Parade

Celebrate The Joy of Dancing at the Lowell Labor Day Parade

The Lowell Labor Day Parade began in 1919, organized by the American Legion as a welcome home for World War I veterans.

August 22, 2014 12:45 pm Photos

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Kelly Miller Circus rolls into Lowell

Kelly Miller Circus rolls into Lowell

Acrobats, elephants, clowns, tigers, zebras, aerialists, camels, jugglers, llamas, and dogs will roll into Lowell with the Kelly Miller Circus…

August 22, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Wedding Bells: Lowell businesses support celebrations in style

Wedding Bells: Lowell businesses support celebrations in style

Two new Lowell businesses can make hosting and planning a wedding or other special event easier and more convenient for local residents.

August 22, 2014 9:45 am Photos

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Boost the Parks: Sale of patriotic t-shirts benefits Lowell Parks Dept.

Boost the Parks: Sale of patriotic t-shirts benefits Lowell Parks Dept.

The sale of patriotic t-shirts at Walgreens, just in time for the Lowell Labor Day festivities, will benefit the town’s Parks Department.

August 22, 2014 9:45 am

Treasure Hunt: Lowell's sidewalk sale is the perfect place for bargains

Treasure Hunt: Lowell's sidewalk sale is the perfect place for bargains

Love the thrill of finding an end of season bargain? Want to get a jump start on your holiday shopping? Then the third annual Lowell Sidewalk …

August 22, 2014 9:45 am

Update and Renewal: Lowell businesses change locations, get rehab

Update and Renewal: Lowell businesses change locations, get rehab

Driving around Lowell, residents may notice some of their favorite shops have moved to new locations and others have been remodeled.

August 22, 2014 8:45 am Photos

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Lowell New Businesses: Wellness, textiles, beverages and more

Lowell New Businesses: Wellness, textiles, beverages and more

Providing health care, cleaning, creating personalized gifts, tattoo designing and furnishing your home are just a few of the services provide…

August 22, 2014 8:45 am Photos

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From The Supervisor Richard D Most

From The Supervisor Richard D Most

This marks the first issue of the comeback of The Crete Township Messenger. This newsletter is meant to communicate to all Crete Township resi…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

News From Assessor Sandy Drolet

News From Assessor Sandy Drolet

We are excited to be able to reach our township residents again via newsletter. It is a great opportunity to tell you what our office has been…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

The mosquito program

The mosquito program

The main focus of Crete's mosquito program is to keep the viruses that mosquitoes are capable of carrying our of Crete. We spray 2 to 3 days a…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

Firearm Safety Course

Firearm Safety Course

The Crete F men will be hosting a FREE firearm safety course for children Pre K through third grade on October 11, 2014, 10am, at the Crete F …

August 22, 2014 12:00 am

ABSENTEE/EARLY VOTING DATES AND TIMES FOR 2014 GENERAL ELECTION

ABSENTEE/EARLY VOTING DATES AND TIMES FOR 2014 GENERAL ELECTION

In-Person Absentee and Early Voting is conducted at the Will County Clerk’s Office and also in certain city, village and township offices thro…

August 22, 2014 12:00 am
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