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Seventeen Year Old Mokena Girl Found Deceased along Railroad Tracks

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:07

The Will County Coroner Line is reporting the death of a 17 year Mokena girl, pronounced deceased at 12:05 AM this morning, after her body was found on the Rock Island Railway, about 300 feet east of Schoolhouse Road.

Pilled-Up, Intoxicated Mokena Woman Wrecks Car on Way From Bible Study: Cops

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 22:41

A Mokena woman who wrecked her car on 104th Avenue explained to police she drank only half a glass of wine at a Bible study after party but also admitted to popping an awful lot of pills.

Additional Units to Be Tacked onto Mokena Senior Living

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 22:41

A senior living complex coming to Mokena will be bigger than initially pitched, after trustees last week approved 12 additional units.

Historical Figures Come Alive at Arbury Hills School

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 05:58

After weeks of researching famous historical Americans, the second graders at Arbury Hills School in Mokena presented a living museum for family members on Friday, May 9. Each student dressed up as a famous historical American and recited a speech after being "activated" by a family member or guest.

News Briefs: SD 161 gets safety grant

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 02:53

Flossmoor School District 161 has been awarded more than $57,000 in grant money from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.

Mokena man accidentally shoots self

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 02:44

A 30-year-old Mokena man accidentally shot himself in the leg while arming himself before meeting with a couple who had contacted him through Craigslist about buying his bicycle, police said.

Cancer walk honors 'true grit' of patients

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 18:35

The Cancer Support Center holds two walks each year, one in the Lincoln-Way area, and one in Homewood.

New Power Supply Enrollment Underway In Mokena

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 05:53

Enrollment has begun with the Village of Mokena's new power supplier, Homefield Energy.

Tinley Park Names New Deputy Police Chief

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 00:33

Tinley Park has a new deputy police chief. Charles Faricelli, 43, has been with the department since 1999, and has served in several different capacities, including a school resource officer, as the administrative services sergeant and as a patrol sergeant.

More Documents Released Detailing Sex Abuse Allegations in Joliet Diocese

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 05:05

A year after the Diocese of Joliet released a list of priests who were credibly accused of sexually abusing children, more documents detailing abuse allegations are coming to light.

Provisur Weiler VersaGrind

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 12:26

Provisur Technologies, Inc., Mokena, Ill., expanded its Weiler grinder line to include its new VersaGrind 11 Pump Grinding System for sausage, meat and poultry AccuPump technology .

Financial Literacy Seminar-Free

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:06

This event is sponsored by the Village of Mokena, Old Plant Trail Bank and the Illinois Small Business Development Center.

Mokena Switches Electrical Supplier, Rate to Increase

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 04:37

Mokena residents signed up for the electrical aggregation program will see a change in their electric supplier-and an increase in their rate.

Richton Park Man Jailed on Pot Charge ... And More! In the Frankfort Police Blotter

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 07:09

April 15 Kyle Rice, 21, of 5121 Roberta Lane in Richton Park was arrested at 10:45 p.m. in the 9300 block of Lincoln Highway on a felony charge of possession of cannabis.

Meijer Still Hiring for New Stores in Mokena, Homer Glen

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 02:59

Meijer announced 540 job openings for their new stores in the Chicago area, expected to open this summer.

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