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Girl Scout event focuses on literacy and animals

April 24, 2018 by Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News

When Girl Scout Troop 70645 does something, they do it right. 

The local troop of 11 and 12 year olds came together to work toward earning their Bronze Service Award Saturday, April 21, during a special Free Family...

Weather Column: Severe weather preparedness

by Mark T. Carroll, Contributing Columnist News

One week each year is selected as Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Severe weather preparedness week in Illinois this year was March 4-10.

Preparing for severe weather should not be limited to one week each year. There...

Close Encounters of the Celebrity Kind

by Thomas Czaja, Editor News

This Close Encounters of the Celebrity Kind comes from The Homer Horizon Editor Thomas Czaja, who shared these pictures taken April 8 at the Walker Stalker Con and Heroes & Villains Fan Fest annual event at the Donald E....

PHOTO: Joliet Slammers new FieldTurf

by Submitted Content News

Homer Glen resident and Joliet Slammers Director of Food and Beverage and Facility Operations Tom Fremarek shared this photo of workers at Route 66 Joliet Stadium putting in the new FieldTurf and getting ready for the upcoming season...