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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Gwiazda's 10 steals leads Peotone to defensive victory over Herscher  Kankakee Daily Journal

Samantha Gwiazda had 18 points and 10 steals in the Blue Devils' 46-36 win.

BASKETBALL: Gibson leaving G-SW for Peotone  Kankakee Daily Journal

After compiling an 82-56 record as the head coach at Gardner-South Wilmington, Chris Gibson is leaving to take on a new adventure at Peotone.

SOFTBALL: Wilmington wins fourth one-run game of season  Kankakee Daily Journal

Lauren O'Donnell drove in Katie Kucharski with a go-ahead single to give the Wildcats a 2-1 win over Peotone.

Peotone man arrested in $12K cocaine bust in Aurora  Chicago Daily Herald

A Peotone man has been arrested by Kane County sheriff's deputies on charges he planned to sell $12100 worth of cocaine in Aurora last week. Robert E.

Pair of Peotone students win events at Special Olympics Summer Games  Kankakee Daily Journal

PEOTONE — The trophy case at Peotone High School is full of honors earned by dozens of student-athletes and teams through the years. But this summer, a ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Beecher advances, Peotone's season ends  Kankakee Daily Journal

Beecher advanced to a Class 2A regional final while Peotone's shooting problems ended its season.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Reed-Custer ends two-game skid with conference win at Peotone  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Comets led wire-to-wire and ended up with a 45-36 victory at Peotone Monday night.

Peotone High School Flag Policy | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Karen Haave Freelance Journalist / August 25, 2016 / Views: 3938 / 2 Comments. A social media furor has erupted over Peotone School District's policy ...

LSA names Jordan Hopman as new football coach  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The search for a new LSA football coach came to an end Friday, with Jordan Hopman announced as the Lions' head football coach.

Peotone School District Staff Changes | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Karen Haave / June 30, 2016 / Views: 1364 / No Comments. District 207-U School officials have cut another 50 days from Business Manager Kirt Hendricks' ...

Marevka nets five goals in Peotone's win over Bishop McNamara  Kankakee Daily Journal

It didn't take long for Peotone forward Justin Marevka to display his scoring ability in Monday's game against Bishop McNamara.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kankakee becomes fastest in state history to 20 wins with Blue Devil Holiday Classic championship  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Kays set IHSA history when they defeated Plainfield South in the Peotone Blue Devil Classic.

Scouting Interstate Eight Small football  Chicago Daily Herald

By David Oberhelman. Interstate Eight Conference Small Division. Teams: Herscher, Lisle, Peotone, Reed-Custer, Wilmington.

Bishop McNamara runs circles around Peotone  Kankakee Daily Journal

While cold described the weather conditions, hot described the Bishop McNamara bats.

Student hones future at Ivy League conference  Kankakee Daily Journal

Peotone High School sophomore Kelsey Presto went to Harvard last summer.

He caught a break, and many have since benefited  Kankakee Daily Journal

In the fall of 1949, Bill Benner was a sophomore at Woodruff High School in Peoria.

Aqua explores deal for Peotone's water system | Local News  Kankakee Daily Journal

Peotone's Village Board is considering an agreement with Aqua of Illinois to manage its water and sewage services for the village.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kankakee blows past Beecher  Kankakee Daily Journal

The Kays used a 16-0 run to defeat Beecher 68-40 at the Blue Devil Holiday Classic.

Paul Robert Sheets | Obituaries  West Plains Daily Quill

Paul Robert Sheets, 54, of West Plains, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at the North Park Village Care Facility in Moberly. He was born Sept. 28, 1964, in Kansas ...

Peotone Police Blotter | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Staff Report / July 7, 2016 / Views: 6043 / 2 Comments. Shelly Chaney, 41, of Bourbonnais, was arrested at 10:46 p.m. on June 24 in the area of Rt. 50 and ...

Phillips' two goals lift Coal City over Peotone  Kankakee Daily Journal

Lauren Phillips didn't think once was enough Tuesday evening as she lifted her Coalers to a win over Peotone.

March Dental Care now in its third generation  Kankakee Daily Journal

Whether James March ever intended dentistry to be the family business — or family tradition — is unknown.

Ex-U. of I. student charged in baby's death takes plea, receives 10-year sentence  Chicago Tribune

A University of Illinois student from Monee accused of murdering her newborn baby in a dorm bathroom last year took a plea deal in the Friday.

HF assistant principal Fantin resigns  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

The District 233 school board Tuesday accepted the resignation of Craig Fantin, one of two assistant principals at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

Peotone Village Trustee - Steve Cross | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Staff Reporter / March 26, 2015 / Views: 1344 / No Comments. Steven Cross. Steve Cross has been a Peotone resident for over 47 years and is a product of the ...

Peotone Students Of The Month | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Peotone School Board recognizes top students.

Peotone Police Chief William Mort | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Karen Haave / March 10, 2016 / Views: 6249 / 1 Comment. Police Chief Bill Mort still loves his job after 40 years in law enforcement, the last 10 of them at the ...

Peotone's two-headed monster strikes again  Kankakee Daily Journal

In Week 5, Peotone couldn't finish off a quality opponent.

Engagement: Fredrici-Brashares  Kankakee Daily Journal

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Frederici, of Monee, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Raeanna Frederici, of Monee, to Jacob Brashares, ...

Father Hopes To Bring Daughter Home  Russell publications Online

Karen Haave / August 18, 2016 / Views: 1144 / No Comments. Kayla Haun. A Peotone-area father of three is looking to bring his oldest child home from a Joliet ...

Student Achievements Recognized  Russell publications Online

Peotone School Board applauds Students of the Month, KACC Student of Third Quarter.

School Cancellations Continue into Thursday Across Chicago Area  NBC Chicago

Some students in the Chicago area will have two days off thanks to a major winter storm that dumped more than a half foot of snow in some neighborhoods.

U. of I. student charged with killing newborn to plead guilty, lawyers say  Chicago Tribune

A University of Illinois student accused of killing her newborn baby in a residence hall bathroom last March will plead guilty on April 7 in a deal made with ...

The legend of the Lillard brothers  Kankakee Daily Journal

MOMENCE — The Lillard brothers, Lamar and Lamarius, have ushered in a brand new era of Momence basketball.

Fr. Kutzner Installation Mass, Reception  Russell publications Online

September 3 Installation Mass and Reception planned for Fr. Kutzner at St. Boniface.

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...

Peotone cancer victim Panici gets tribute from Wisconsin-Whitewater  Kankakee Daily Journal

They say she was larger than life. And now, Lisa Panici's legacy will live on at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Panici, a Peotone resident who ...

U. of I. student from Monee charged with murdering her newborn in dorm  Chicago Tribune

A University of Illinois student from Monee faces murder charges after authorities say she suffocated her newborn after giving birth in a residence hall.

The Top 10 games from the fall sports season  Kankakee Daily Journal

The fall sports season provided fans with tons of "ooh" and "ahh" moments, from thrilling three-set matches in volleyball to close games under the Friday night ...

Homewood trustees welcome three new employees  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Timothy Rosenberg, third from left, and. Thomas Rodeghier, third from right, with their families, display their new badges after taking the oath of office as police

LTHS welcomes new teachers  The Herald-News

LOCKPORT – Lockport Township High School District 205 proudly announces the new teaching staff for the 2014-2015 school year.

Relay For Life Peotone--Beecher--Monee | Peotone Vedette  Russell publications Online

Thirteen teams, 170 participants and hundreds of supporters make 2015 Relay a success.

Fall high school football preview: Bishop McNamara looking to do it all again  Kankakee Times

Whatever Bishop McNamara does this season, it will be hard to top its 2015 campaign.

Musick: Working for Cubs at Wrigley Field a little bit of baseball heaven  Northwest Herald

CHICAGO – Keith Schram had one request when his wife suggested moving to the city after his retirement in 2003.

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.

Crete-Monee Goes 2-1 In Challenge | Crete-Monee Record-Monitor  Russell publications Online

Staff Report / September 1, 2016 / Views: 10004 / No Comments. Crete-Monee picked-up a 2-0 win over St. Anne to begin the River Valley/Southland Challenge ...

U of I Student Accused of Suffocating Her Newborn, Putting Baby in Her Backpack

Chicago, IL - The 20-year-old college kid from Monee is accused of first-degree murder and other felonies after giving birth in her dormitory bathroom.

When sports make parents mean  Kankakee Daily Journal

If you've ever gone to a high school game, you've likely seen an aggressive parent.

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Dual restaurants coming to Bradley  Kankakee Daily Journal

The building that housed the former Starbucks coffee shop at 1250 N. Kinzie Ave., Bradley, will soon be back in business.

Former Lockport resident changing young lives with foundation  The Herald-News

LOCKPORT – Around the time former Homer Township resident Robert O. “Bob” Carr graduated from Lockport Township High School in 1963, he received a ...

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