Wilmington Region

04/06/2021 - 9:26pm
With six of six precincts reporting, the unofficial results for Wilmington’s highly contested mayoral race seem to show that the voters are ready for change. Alderman Ben Dietz has appeared to pull off an upset over current mayor Roy Strong and...

Coal City Region

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THE UNIT 1 Board of Education has approved the transfers of classroom teachers Rodney Monbrum [left] and Corey Mikula [right] into administrative positions. Monbrum will serve as assistant high school principal and Mikula will take over as assistant principal at the middle school effective July 1.

04/08/2021 - 12:31pm
Two Unit 1 educators will be leaving their classrooms to assume administrative positions in the district. Rodney Monbrum, a physical education and health instructor at the high school and Corey Mikula, a middle school math teacher, will assume the...

Braidwood Region

04/06/2021 - 10:34pm
In the race for the Reed Township Board of Supervisors, with three of three precincts reporting, the unofficial results show the following candidates are the winners. Vote totals are next to each candidate. Supervisor John Guistat (R) - 333 ➜...

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