9 hrs ago
The Southtown Star
Mokena 159 hires new school official
Wilkey has been math and science coordinator for the Elmhurst Community Unit School District since 2011 and curriculum coordinator for Morris Community School Districts 54, 60C, and 101 from 2008 to 2011.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Southtown Star
Religion Briefs For May 17
A volunteer at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mokena scoops dry soy meal into funnels to begin the assembly lane of volunteers assembling 15,000 meal packets for starving children in Hati.
Defense Lawyers Want Judge Knocked Out of Mokena Coma Punch Case
Hours after a Will County Judge found a New Lenox man guilty of punching another man into a coma , she received an email from the state's attorney's office.
LWSE D843 Students Raise Funds for Autism Speaks Event at Soldier Field
The students from one Lincoln-Way Special Education District 843 STEP class took the lead in a fund-raising effort on behalf of Walk Now for Autism Speaks.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mug Shot Gallery: Lincoln-Way Arrests, May 8-14
Every week we'll show some of the mug shots of people arrested in New Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena.
Tue May 14, 2013
Former Mokena Fire Protection District Chief Del Yunker dies
Retired Mokena Fire Protection District Chief Del Yunker died Monday in his home.
Mokena's Outgoing Mayor Bids Farewell
The Monday Village Boad meeting was anything but typical. It marked the end of former Mayor Joe Werner 's career as top municipal leader.
Plainfield School of Rock Hosts Open House June 1
School of Rock won't officially be in session until June 11, but the new downtown Plainfield music school is inviting residents to an open house party on June 1. Owner Jason Fein said prospective students will get to see what School of Rock, 24026 W. Lockport St.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Southtown Star
Charity briefs for May 14
Jack's 5th Annual Cupcake/Lemonade Stand to benefit the Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 7944 W. Laurel Drive, Frankfort.
Mokena's Farmers Market
The 2013 Farmers Market season is underway. Each Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. along Front Street, Mokena's Downtown Merchants Association is delivering on its promise for to provide fresh produce, plenty of crafters and oodles of food vendors.
Sun May 12, 2013
Top Headlines: Fatality on I-80, Applebee's is Closing
The top two headlines in Mokena Patch this week alerted readers to a fatality on Interstate 80 that caused three other accidents and the closing of Applebee's Restaurant.
Fri May 10, 2013
Job Hunters: Health Care Positions at Presence and Silver Cross
Looking for a job in the area? The Lincoln-Way Patch Communities are at your service.
Weekend Garage Sales, and How to Add Your Own
If you have a garage sale, we want you to announce it on Patch . Let us be that small sign you hang up at the larger intersections in town.
Village Water Conservation Begins May 15
With summer just around the corner, baseball and construction season already have begun in Tinley Park .
Mothers Day Gift Ideas in Mokena
Want to treat mom to something unique? Patch did some research and came up with some suggestions to stir your imagination.
DUI, Drug Possession Charges for Mokena Man: Blotter
SUNDAY, MAY 5 Dolton Driver Charged With DUI Timothy J. Avant, 32, of the 14800 block of Woodlawn Avenue, Dolton, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08 and stopping in the roadway, according to a report.
Thu May 09, 2013
Mokena Veteran of Korean War Dies
Mokena resident Arthur J. Sitzberger died at 80 years old Wednesday, May 8 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease.
New Recreation Center for LWSRA Underway
The $4.5 Million, 17,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in 2014. The new building is expected to include a wheelchair accessible gymnasium and softball field, teaching kitchen, therapy garden, classrooms and office space," the Chicago Tribune reports .
Wed May 08, 2013
1 Person Killed in I-80 Crash Near Harlem Avenue
UPDATED A two-vehicle crash on I-80, near Harlem Avenue, killed at least one person Wednesday afternoon, according to the Illinois State Police.