Braidwood Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Braidwood, IL.

Results 1 - 20 of 256 in Braidwood, IL

  1. New school gets go ahead from committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Free Press

    The purchase will square off the district's property boundary between Walker and School Streets, which is the proposed site for the new elementary school to house students in grades K-5. On Feb. 17, members of the school board's buildings and grounds committee recommended that Superintendent Mark Mitchell move forward with plans for a new elementary school to replace aging structures in Braidwood and Custer Park.

    Comment?

  2. NewspapersRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Free Press

    ... P. Viglia Sr., 95, of Coal City, IL, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at Bickford House of Bourbonnais. BRAIDWOOD-Freddie W. Banks (nee Wells), 98, of Braidwood, IL, formerly of Savannah, GA, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at Silver Cross ...

    Comment?

  3. BraidwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Free Press

    Steven Podkulski gets a put back during the game against Coal City Friday night. Podkuslki finished the night with a double-double, 10 points and 10 rebounds.

    Comment?

  4. Freddie W. BanksRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Free Press

    Freddie W. Banks , 98, of Braidwood, IL, formerly of Savannah, GA, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL. Born July 16, 1916 in Sylvania, GA, she was the daughter of Richard L. and Margaret Wells.

    Comment?

  5. Edwin P. Viglia Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Free Press

    Edwin P. Viglia Sr., 95, of Coal City, IL, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at Bickford House of Bourbonnais. He was born Nov, 15, 1919 in Braidwood, IL, where he attended the Braidwood School System.

    Comment?

  6. Time WasRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Free Press

    Sick of winter? I know I am. This week I decided to leap into spring and talk about baseball, specifically the semi-organized clubs from Braidwood.

    Comment?

  7. Braidwood, LillianRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Northwest Herald

    Lillian E. Braidwood Born: Nov. 30, 1914 Died: Feb. 11, 2015 Lillian Ellen Braidwood passed away peacefully at Journey Care Hospice on February 11, 2015 at the age of 100. She was born on November 30, 1914, the daughter of Carl and Anna Kristina Blanner.

    Comment?

  8. Reed Custer Basketball Putting up Big NumbersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Down in Braidwood at Reed Custer High School, the 21 and 5 Comets are averaging 86 points per game......and scoring over 90 on a regular basis......by running up and down the court full time, both fast-breaking on offense and pressing on defense. They've already broken the state record for three-point field goals in a season.

    Comment?

  9. Jerry ElwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Free Press

    Jerry Wayne Elwell, 62, of Braidwood, IL passed away Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. He was born March 2, 1952 in Salem, IL.

    Comment?

  10. BraidwoodRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Free Press

    ... Tournament, 98-90, to earn second place on Friday. Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Coal City's Varsity Club invited Braidwood native and former professional baseball player Les Norman to give the Coaler athletes some advice last Friday. Tuesday, January ...

    Comment?

  11. Time WasRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Free Press

    Sick of winter? I know I am. This week I decided to leap into spring and talk about baseball, specifically the semi-organized clubs from Braidwood.

    Comment?

  12. NewspapersRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2010 | Free Press

    The Free Press Newspapers provide Total Market Coverage in Grundy, Kankakee, and southern Will counties with The Prairie Shopper, Braidwood Journal, Coal City Courant and The Free Press Advocate.

    Comment?

  13. Braidwood council approves 40-acre annexation dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Free Press

    Braidwood's city limits stretched westward by 40 acres last week when city officials approved the annexation of the Powell Farm, owned by David E., Thomas D. and Richard A. Powell. The Powell Farm, with nearby access to city utilities, is located west of Interstate 55 in Grundy County, at 1725 S. Will Road.

    Comment?

  14. State to fund erosion repairs along Novy RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Free Press

    ... into Dinosaur Lake which formed decades ago after the property was strip mined for coal. During the Feb. 10 Braidwood City Council meeting, Dan Graf, the commissioner of public streets and alleys, announced that the city will receive full funding to ... 8 comments

  15. Needed improvements for City Hall, BPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Free Press

    ... Code, by it not saying who paid for it. "So I feel the sign, correct me if I'm wrong, the sign is in violation of Braidwood's free speech signs," Earley said. "It should come down, or, well I'd like to see the thing come down because it's in ...

    Comment?

  16. Donna FitzpatrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Free Press

    ... graduating in 1970. She was a teacher for more than 30 years, having taught at Reed-Custer High School in Braidwood, IL and Gardner South Wilmington High School in Gardner, IL. She was a member of the Grundy County Retired Teacher's Association. She ...

    Comment?

  17. A tremendous amount of road constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Free Press

    ... also lists various, intermittent resurfacing projects in several Will County communities, including Wilmington and Braidwood, at an estimated cost of $1.1 million, and riprap improvements at the I-55 southbound ramp from Route 113 over Clay Pool ...

    Comment?

  18. Whiteout conditions cause I-55 crash SaturdayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... the person extricated from the van had injuries considered life-threatening and was taken from the scene first by Braidwood Fire Department and taken to Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. According to Illinois State Police Trooper Matt ...

    Comment?

  19. White-out conditions cause serious I-55 crash SaturdayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... extricated from the van had injuries considered life-threatening and was transported from the scene first by Braidwood Fire Department and taken to Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. According to Illinois State Police Trooper Matt ...

    Comment?

  20. Another Reason to Fight for Safety on the JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Daily Kos

    On this day in labor history, the year was 1883 marking the deadliest day in Illinois mining history at the time. 74 men and boys lost their lives digging for coal in the Diamond Mine Disaster in Braidwood Illinois.

    Comment?

Braidwood Job Listings
View or post Braidwood job listings on Topix.
Braidwood Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Braidwood from Topix.
Braidwood Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Braidwood on Topix.