Wilmington Region

11/24/2020 - 5:24pm
Tier 3 resurgence mitigations are now in effect throughout Illinois in the latest effort to slow the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The new efforts have forced the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce to cancel this year’s...

Coal City Region

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THE ON BROADWAY Dancers from Broadway Dance Center in Coal City will present the company’s 8th annual Christmas show this weekend. Due to the on-going pandemic, the dance company filmed the production and invite the community to drive-in to see the show on their big screen located in the Ace Hardware parking lot at 2025 E. Division St. Ticket information can be found at The show was filmed at various locations in the villages of Coal City and Diamond.

11/24/2020 - 5:03pm
The letters are signed, sealed and ready to be delivered, but it will take a visit from Santa’s elves to ensure the jolly old elf gets his letters on time. As a kick-off to the holiday season, the On Broadway Dancers are taking their annual...

Braidwood Region

RCHS FRESHMAN OLIVIA Williams raised $250 for this year’s Box City event, the highest amount raised by an individual during this year’s awareness and fundraising campaign. Photo provided.

11/24/2020 - 5:10pm
Each fall, members of the RCHS Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) take one night out of their normal lives and put themselves in the shoes of those less fortunate. The annual Box City event gives those students a chance to see...

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