Gearing up to keep students safe
BRINGING THE UNREAL into reality for the faculty of Reed-Custer's primary and intermediate school.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Braidwood man escapes midday townhouse fire
HOUSE FIRE VICTIM, Rick Cooper , speaks to a fire restoration analizer after local firefighters extenguished flames in his home office.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
RC bus routes resume in Custer Park Township
The automated phone message was sent out to everyone in the school district, which includes students from Custer Park, Essex, Braidwood and Godley, to ensure it reached the parents of children who reside in Essex or on any rural township road.
Rulien delivers state of the city address
THE CITY OF BRAIDWOOD'S mayor, Bill Rulien, gave his state of the city address during the regularly scheduled city council meeting that was held on Tuesday, April 8. by Tonya Michalec Staff writer Braidwood mayor Bill Rulien reviewed the city's year end accomplishments and discussed goals for the near future during last week's City Council meeting.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Mistaking Hibiscus for Marijuana, DEA Raids Gardener's Home
Why did the DEA think Kirking was growing pot? On September 17, The Huffington Post reports , Donn Kaminski, a Braidwood, Illinois, police officer assigned to the DEA, was staking out Midwest Hydroganics in Crest Hill when he observed Kirking "exit the front door of the store carrying a green plastic bag containing unknown items."
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Driver escapes car, train crash in Godley
The Braidwood Fire Protection Department was dispatched to the scene, between Routes 53 and 129 in the village limits of Godley, at 4:23 a.m. According to BFPD Fire Chief Ken Heberer, the motorist's vehicle became stranded on the rail after the driver attempted to cross the tracks in the median away from the paved crossing.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
City buys land within blighted area along I-55
The 18.5 acres of land sits between I-55 and Division Street on the far north side of town.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Route 66 News
Suburban Chicago county approves Route 66 marketing plan
Posted by Ron Warnick in Attractions , Bicycling , Motels , Signs . Tags: Braidwood , Chicago , Joliet , Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie , Will County , Wilmington trackback The board of Will County, Ill., recently approved a new marketing plan for a long-overlooked section of Route 66 from Joliet to Braidwood, reported the Southtown Star .
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Running the Mother Road to raise field house dollars
Last year's 10K winners were : Kevin Dockemeyer, from Wilmington, who came in 1st with a time of 34:44.5 and Josh Rogowski, of Braceville, who placed took second with a time of 35:13.2. Third place was awarded to Kyle Dockemeyer, of Wilmington, for his time of 35:48.3. by Tonya Michalec Staff writer Runners and walkers will lace up their tennis ... (more)