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A lawsuit filed against mayoral candidate Todd Morgan and his wife alleges they attempted to undermine Morgan’s sister-and-law and disassociate her from a floral shop she and Morgan’s wife owned.
Kirsten Onsgard

A member of the Frankfort Village Board of Trustees announced today that he has officially resigned from the position that he held on the board for 14 years.

Rebecca Susmarski

The Frankfort Police Department charged two Orland Hills residents with retail theft on March 11 after the individuals attempted to steal items from Mariano’s, located at 21001 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort. 

Jackie R. Sweis, 37, and Rehab B. Sweis, 56, filled a grocery cart with assorted items that totaled more than $260, said Kevin Keegan, deputy chief of the Frankfort Police Department. Rehab went to a cashier and made a purchase of “just a small item” while Jackie waited by the exit doors with the cart, Keegan said. 

James Sanchez

I have the privilege to work with amazing clients, many of whom are multi-tasking moms with jam-packed schedules.
They are definitely overworked and underpaid. Whether they be full-time homemakers or juggling additional work responsibilities outside of family, many of their stress levels are at an all-time high. Back-to-school season is especially tough, as moms burn the candle at both ends to ensure things run smoothly on all fronts.

Rebecca Susmarski

St. Anthony Catholic Church in Frankfort has offered the community two recreational ice rinks for more than half a decade.
The first rink, which was put together in 2009 by the father-and-son team of Jim and Matt Domzal, was predominantly used for pick-up hockey games, so a second rink was installed in 2010 for smaller children and figure skaters.
It has been a huge success for the members of the parish and their families.

Jon DePaolis

Superintendent: No official talks amid financial crisis

The rumors were out there; they just weren’t addressed – until now.

A troubling financial reality — which includes a reduction in State aid, unmet enrollment projections and a spot on the Illinois State Board of Education’s financial watch list — has caused talks of a school closing to circulate Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210, which directs four area high schools.

Danielle Tabor
Months after Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 began the school year with three high schools, not four, 13 candidates have announced their bid to join a Board of Education marked by years of mismanagement claims and denounced by community members.
Kirsten Onsgard

He’s set fires, rode a Harley Davidson and smashed an expensive bottle of alcohol during his sermons. Now, Pastor Billy Knott hopes to do much more to bring ordinary people back to church.
Knott said he has fulfilled what he feels God called him to do by opening his own nondenominational church in Frankfort, dubbed Revolution Church. The church’s first service will take place Sunday, March 2, at the Founders Community Center, 140 Oak St.

Jon DePaolis
When the husband and wife team of Jayson and Julianne Polad took over as cheerleading coaches at Lincoln-Way East they wanted to build a program based on love.
Kirsten Onsgard

Frankfort Spirits has essentially been in the works for more than 18 years.
That’s when Phil Casey and his brother Dan started to brew their own beer. Years later, they are still passionate about the brewing process. But in 2010, the Casey brothers wanted to do something a little different, as microbrews had become mainstream.
“After a trip to Kentucky and visits to several distilleries, we knew the direction we wanted to take — build on our brewing experience and produce small-batch premium craft spirits,” Phil Casey said.

Jon DePaolis

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