Tuesday Dec 3
Doggie data will keep pups out of jail
HELP KEEP your pup from serving any kennel-time by submitting it's photo along with a brief of helpful contact information to the Braidwood Police Department.
Tuesday Dec 3
Exelon, staff offer aid to tornado victims
Not long after a tornado ripped through the villages of Diamond and Coal City on Nov. 17, the company announced it would make a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist storm victims.
Filling out Main Street
THE VOID in down town Braidwood is soon to be no more. A new retail business is tentative to break ground in the empty lot shown, dramatically changing the corner of N. Railroad and Main Streets.
Resident complains as usage doubles under new water bill
David Knight, of 915 W. Cermak Road, questioned the accuracy of his October utility bill during the public comment section of the city council meeting held Nov. 12. Knight stated the water usage from the new monthly billing cycle was much higher than what he would have ever expected.
How you can help Illinois tornado survivors rebuild and reunite with lost pets
The devastating storm that ripped through several towns in Illinois on Sunday have left a path of destruction and death.
Spreading the warmth
NATALIE CRATER, Natalie Ferlin , Ryliegh Girot, Christiana Vigil , Xoey Frankenfield and Kaitlyn Junkin , members of Junior Girl Scouts Troop #70543, are ready to raring to go with their third annual Girl Scouts Coat, Hat, Mitten and Food Drive.
Lions preparing to spread holiday cheer
Emma Hopf, daughter of Sarah and Kenny Hopf of Braidwood, enjoyed her very first visit with Santa Claus at the Braidwood Lions Club's Visit With Santa Event, held at the Braidwood Park District's Old Smokey Building.
Storms hit Diamond, damage but no casualties
Diamond is a small community bordered by Braidwood and Coal City. Because of the route 113 exit off I-55 it has a Dairy Queen, gas station, a couple bars, Ace Hardware and about 20 other small businesses.
Volunteer opportunities-Diamond tornado 11-18-13,
Volunteer and clean up efforts are being organized. ALL volunteers must check in at the high school.
Police Blotter: A new view of multitasking for drug pushers
A city resident has been charged with selling heroin on the street, often while walking his dog, according to police.
It's Christmas time in the city
"The holiday season is a time for everyone to come together for fun and celebration," Chamber president Angie Hutton exclaimed.
It takes a village to feed its people
According to the Community Care Food Pantry, more than one in six residents face the daily challenge of having enough food to feed a family.
Keeping you connected
These nearly essential technological machines not only help us manage our work or business, but often become the tools for our personal whims and social interaction as well.
Reed Custer Teacher and Channahon Resident on Wheel of Fortune
Andy Gleixner is a Channahon resident who teaches and coaches at Reed Custer High School in Braidwood.