Wilmington Region

A TRUCKER’S COMPLAINT falls short when he says he’s driving an truck tractor with a sleeper cab — they are almost always too long to use a non-designated highway.

01/21/2020 - 8:14pm
His trip started 712 miles to the east, in North Carolina, along a route he’s driven for years. But this time, when he came through Wilmington, he got a ticket for driving it. Kenny Hall drives a long-haul truck, and was headed to one of the...

Coal City Region

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COAL CITY HIGH School Drama Club will present its inaugural Miscast Cabaret on Saturday in the Coal City Performing Arts Center. The event will feature 16 theatre department students performing songs in which they would never be cast. Among those scheduled to take the stage are (from top) Griffin Johnson, Riley Nevin, Addey Connor and Dylan Ludes.

01/21/2020 - 6:14pm
Students from Coal City’s Theatre Department will perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast as Coal City High School’s Drama Club presents its inaugural Miscast Cabaret. The fundraiser to support Drama Club activities will take...

Braidwood Region

01/21/2020 - 4:30pm
It’s official. Reed-Custer High School is getting a new cafeteria, and students will be eating in it as early as the 2020-2021 school year. The Reed-Custer Board of Education voted last Wednesday to approve $5.5 million in construction bids for the...

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