Thursday, April 20, 2017

New Baby Bison Born at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

April 20, 2017

At least one new baby bison has joined the herd at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Fairmont School District 89 Board of Education Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for the Fairmont School District 89 Board of Education, go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close.


Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:


Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:



Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Joliet Township High School District 204 Board of Education Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for the Joliet Township High School District 204 Board of Education, go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close.


Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:


Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:



Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

New Lenox School District 122 Board of Education Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for the New Lenox School District 122 Board of Education, go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:
Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Homer School District 33C Board of Education Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for the Homer School District 33C Board of Education, go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:
Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Aurora Election Results April 4, 2017

City of Aurora April 4, 2017 election results can be found at the following places:
DuPage County election results
Aurora Election Commission results

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Fairbury Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in Fairbury, Illinois go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel:





Livingston County Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in Livingston County, go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel:





Lincoln-Way School Board Election Results April 2017

For results in the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education election in Will County, go to the Will County Clerk's page here.

In the election for Lincoln-Way School Board members, five candidates are running for the two unexpired term seats: Karen Town, Beth Janus-Doyle, Lee R. Talley, Robert J. Ripp, and Joseph A. Kirkeeng.

There are candidates eight candidates running for the three full term Board of Education seats: Gus Yiakos, Ben Yomtoob, Catherine Vasilakis Pleasant, Joseph M. Kosteck, Dee Molinare, Aaron Janik, Christopher Lucchetti, and Chris Kosel.

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County, including the Lincoln-Way School Board meeting where the board voted to close a high school:



Local Nature and an Archeological dig at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:






Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:
Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Wilmington Fire Protection District Referendum Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 referendum for the Wilmington Fire District, go here. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Wilmington and Will County:




Wilmington 209-U Board of Education Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for the Board of Education for Wilmington Community Unit School District 209-U, Illinois, go here. 

There are six candidates on the ballot for four open spots.  Candidates are:
Thomas Burnes
Timothy W. Cragg
Peggy Kunz
Ken Kulpa
Erin Moran
Stephanie Southall

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:

Plainfield Library Referendum Election Results April 4, 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 Plainfield Public Library Referendum Election, go here for Will County Results and here for Kendall County.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout the region:
History of the Indian Boundary Line and its connection to the I and M Canal:

Plainfield School District Board of Education Election Results April 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election for the Plainfield School District 202 Board of Eduction, go here for Will County Results and here for Kendall County.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:
Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Joliet Park District Election Results April 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election for Joliet Park District Commissioners, go here for Will County Results and here for Kendall County.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from throughout the region:




Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Wilton Township Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for Wilton Township, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close.

 Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County, including videos of the Kankakee River and an archeological dig at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:




Wilmington Township Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for Wilmington Township, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:

Wesley Township Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for Wesley Township, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:

Plainfield Township Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for Plainfield Township, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:





Peotone Township Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for Peotone Township, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:



History of the Indian Boundary Line in Will County:



Will County Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in Will County, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:





Lockport Township Election Results 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for Lockport Township, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 



Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:
Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Kane County Forest Preserve District Referendum Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 referendum election for the Forest Preserve District of Kane County, go here.

The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is asking taxpayers to approve issuing fifty million dollars in bonds. 

According to the District, the bond money would be used for natural area enhancements, land acquisition, and preserve improvement projects.  More information on how the District would use the money here

Homer Township Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for Homer Township, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:
History of the Indian Boundary Line in Will County:


An archeological dig at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie reveals what life was like over 500 years ago in Will County:

Channahon Township Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election for Channahon Township, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:
History of the Indian Boundary Line in Will County:

University Park Election Results April 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in University Park, Illinois, go here for Will County results and here for Cook County results. 


Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Steger Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in Steger, Illinois, go here for Will County results and here for Cook County results. 


Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Shorewood Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in Shorewood, Illinois, go here.


Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Park Forest Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in Park Forest, Illinois, go here for Will County results and here for Cook County results.

Results will begin to post after polls close. 


Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:
Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Monee Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in Monee, Illinois, go here.

Jay Farquhar and James F. Popp are on the ballot for mayor.  Both the races for Monee Clerk and Monee Trustee are also contested. 

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Manhattan Election Results April 4, 2017

For results in the April 4, 2017 election in Manhattan, Illinois, go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:






Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Frankfort Election Results April 4, 2017

To view results in the April 4, 2017 election in Frankfort, Illinois, go here.

Jim Holland and Todd S. Morgan are on the ballot for mayor and there are five candidates for three village trustee positions.

Results will begin to post after polls close. 

Check out the Will County News YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:






Elwood Election Results April 4, 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election  in Elwood, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Elwood and Will County:









Crete Election Results April 4, 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election  in Crete, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from throughout Will County:



Mayor of Bolingbrook Election Results April 4, 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election for Mayor of Bolingbrook between Roger C. Claar  and Jacqueline L. Traynere, go here for Will County Results and here for DuPage County results. 

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from around Will County, including this video of Jackie Traynere participating in a  rally for striking warehouse workers in Elwood, Illinois:


and videos from around Will County:




Ruins of the historic Joliet Iron Works:



Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Beecher Election Results April 4, 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election for Village Trustee in Beecher, Illinois, go here. 

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from around Beecher:




Wilmington Election Results April 4, 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election in Wilmington, Illinois, go here.

There are four people running for mayor--Larry J. Hall, J. Marty Orr, Roy Strong, and Darla Neises. 

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from around Wilmington:











Lockport Election Results April 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election in Lockport, Illinois, go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from around Will County:
History of the Indian Boundary Line and its connection to the I and M Canal:


Dellwood Park:

Joliet City Council Election Results April 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election for City of Joliet At Large City Council Members, go here for Will County Results and here for Kendall County.

Candidates on the ballot are: Brooke Hernandez Brewer, Jan Quillman, Nathaniel Romeo, Betty J. Washington, Rachel F. Ventura, Don "Duck" Dickinson, Michael F. Turk, Diane M. Harris, Christian Egwunwoke, Marc P. Ragusa, Roger W. Powell, Alex Rodriguez, Larry Crawford, Michelle Stiff, and R. Dale Evans.


Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from throughout the region:




Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie:


Videos on the history of the Indian Boundary Line and the I and M Canal:


Get your kicks on Route 66!:

Crest Hill Election Results April 4, 2017

To see results from the April 4, 2017 election for Mayor of Crest Hill, go here.

Results will begin to post after polls close.

Check out the Will County New YouTube Channel for videos from throughout the region:



Sunday, February 12, 2017

City of Joliet Community Meeting on Immigration and Related Issues

The City of Joliet will hold a community meeting February 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Church, 205 E. Jackson St. in Joliet to address concerns related to immigration and recent Executive Orders by President Trump.

Mayor Bob O'Dekirk and members of the Joliet City Council will be in attendance, along with Joliet Police Chief Brian Benton.  



According to the City of Joliet website, Mayor O’Dekirk stated, "I have received many inquiries regarding the City and the Joliet Police Department’s obligations to enforce new Presidential Executive Orders. We think it would be best if myself, the City Council, and the Joliet Police Department meet directly with members of our community to answer any questions." 
For more information please contact the Mayor’s office at (815) 724-3700.