BEECHER | It has become a talking point for opponents of a new Chicago-area airport being built in rural Will County — the local school district will lose part of its property tax base.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County is offering a wide variety of programs in August. Preserve patrons can clean a lake, listen for insects or sketch wildflowers. Here are the programs for the week of Aug. 3:
Kids ages 5 to 15 are invited to reel in some excitement during the Forest Preserve District of Will County’s “Kids’ Fishing Derby” on Aug. 2, at Monee Reservoir.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County will offer a "Try It! Water Sports Day" on June 21 at Monee Reservoir in Monee.
The Forest Preserve District of Will County will offer a wide variety of programs this month:
MONEE | Catch some air and celebrate the excitement of kite flying during the Kite Fly Festival hosted by the Forest Preserve District of Will County and the Illinois Kite Enthusiasts Club.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Teaching Tolerance, the educational project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, has named Balmoral Elementary, Crete Elementary, Talala Elementary, Monee Elementary and Crete-Monee Middle School as Mix It Up Model Schools for their exemplary efforts to foster respect and u…
PEOTONE | The Relay for Life of Peotone-Beecher-Monee has announced their committee and team meeting schedule for the year leading up to the annual event in July.
LANSING | Times No. 2 Crete-Monee lost several stars from last season's Class 6A state championship team, but the Warriors proved Saturday that they are ready to add another historic chapter.
LANSING | Times No. 3 and Associated Press No. 1 Crete-Monee and T.F. South were both ready to kick off the 2013 football season, but the weather had other plans.
Pictured are winners of the Crete Park District Cup Art, from left, Tia Patrick, 12, and Andralia Hardrick, 13, both from Crete, and Kyleigh Gasbarro, a 7-year-old from Monee.
CRETE | The Crete Park District hosted an art contest using geometric shapes and color for the children in its Camp Unplugged this summer.
UNIVERSITY PARK | The Illinois Department of Transportation announced a construction project at the intersection of Stuenkel Road and Interstate 57 from west of Ridgeland Avenue to west of Harlem Avenue in the University Park/Monee area began Monday.
CRETE | For years, industry leaders have been recognized for the positive impact they have made in their profession, in their company, and in their local community by the time they have reached a certain age.
CRETE | Chants such as “C-R-E-T-E, M-O-N-E-E, Fight! Fight! Fight!” echoed through the gymnasium Wednesday while some 1,600 students and about 100 area residents of Crete-Monee High School celebrated the football team's first state championship.
CRETE | Tired of outside parties who do not understand their position on the proposed south suburban airport, officials from several communities have decided to ask for a locally controlled airport authority.
CHICAGO | A coalition of clergy and business owners from the south suburbs said Tuesday they will not let the absence of Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., stop them from urging government officials to develop a new airport in Will County.
CROWN POINT | With cake and punch, the Alexander family celebrated the official addition of three members Friday morning.
JOLIET | A Will County judge will be asked on Friday to schedule a hearing to consider the merits of a lawsuit by the state that seeks to take the property of a rural Will County family for use as part of the Chicago-area airport proposed near Peotone.
CHICAGO | The U.S. Department of Justice says a Will County couple has been sentenced to federal prison for stealing more than $1 million through an investment scheme.
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