• Lincolnway Special Recreation Association Executive Director Keith Wallace was inducted into the National Wheelchair Softball Association Hall of Fame on Aug. 11. Photo submitted

    LWSRA director enters National Wheelchair Softball Association Hall of Fame

    August 17, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports
    Keith Wallace has a passion for helping those with disabilities.
  • State school board on proposed K-12 unit district: "Legally it can be done"

    August 16, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government
    Illinois School Board of Education employee Michelle Heninger visited Summit Hill School District 161 on Aug.15 to give a presentation on district reorganization to the unit district committee and more than 30 residents who attended the meeting.
  • Chicago Dough New Lenox owner Tim Waters (left) and chef Ernesto Lopez prepare a pizza for the daily lunch buffet. Photos by T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media

    Chicago Dough Co. in New Lenox famous for pizza, community

    August 16, 2018 By TJ Kremer III, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Chicago is famous — or infamous — for many things.
  • The Griffins’ Grace Wilk competes Friday, Aug. 10, at the Lincoln-Way Cup at Green Garden Country Club. Lincoln-Way East finished second at the tournament. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media

    Griffins girls golf team finishes second at Lincoln-Way Cup

    August 15, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    There are times in sports when things seem to go in cycles.
  • Law enforcement officers and actors participate in a child abduction response simulation Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Prestwick subdivision of Frankfort. The scenario was the culmination of a week-long FBI training exercise. Photos by Megan Schuller/22nd Century Media

    FBI exercise in Frankfort trains law enforcement

    August 14, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News
    Often times child abduction cases catch a community off guard, as residents think that such an event could never happen in their neighborhood.