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Siegel's Farm Pumpkin Fest Starts Saturday

Siegel's Farm Pumpkin Fest Starts Saturday

Military families get in free during opening weekend.
Petitions Available for School Board Elections in Will County

Petitions Available for School Board Elections in Will County

Candidates in Plainfield, Joliet, Valley View, Troy and other districts can pick up packets now.
Mosquitoes Still Testing Positive for West Nile: Health Department

Mosquitoes Still Testing Positive for West Nile: Health Department

Samples from Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Homer Glen test positive.
Bertino-Tarrant to Host Hiring Event on Sept. 25

Bertino-Tarrant to Host Hiring Event on Sept. 25

A veterans' preview is from 10 to 11 a.m.; the event is open to everyone from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man's Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation

Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man's Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation

Patient credits speedy diagnosis and treatment with saving his life.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
Man Claiming He Was Beaten in Jail 8 Years Ago Suing Sheriff & 5 Deputies

Man Claiming He Was Beaten in Jail 8 Years Ago Suing Sheriff & 5 Deputies

The man claims he was beaten in jail back in 2006.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
JJC to Celebrate Opening of Veterans Resource Center, Tutoring Center on Sept. 17

JJC to Celebrate Opening of Veterans Resource Center, Tutoring Center on Sept. 17

Ribbon cuttings scheduled for Wednesday on JJC's main campus.
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple picking season is here! And we've compiled a list of some of the best orchards for pick-your-own apples and plenty of fall fun.
Coroner Identifies Truck Driver Found Unresponsive on I-55

Coroner Identifies Truck Driver Found Unresponsive on I-55

Preliminary autopsy results indicate the man died of natural causes, according to the coroner.
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Will County School Board Petitions Available Starting Sept. 23

Will County School Board Petitions Available Starting Sept. 23

The deadline to file is Dec. 22.
Fired Will County Truck Driver Charged With Impersonating an Engineer

Fired Will County Truck Driver Charged With Impersonating an Engineer

The former truck driver was reportedly trying to get to the scene of a train derailment.
Will County Animal Control Offers Spay/Neuter Discounts for Pets

Will County Animal Control Offers Spay/Neuter Discounts for Pets

Get a $40 discount at participating vets during the month of October.