• The historic New Lenox Metra depot arrives Aug. 15 at Walt Konow’s farm in Homer Glen. The 118-year-old structure was moved using a self-propelled hydraulic dolly steered by a remote control. Photos by Jacquelyn Schlabach/22nd Century Media

    Historic Metra depot arrives at its new farm home in Homer Glen

    August 17, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor News, Community
    Almost a year in the making and countless hours of work later, the historic New Lenox Metra depot made its journey across town before reaching its new home in Homer Glen on the property of Walt Konow.
  • Nolan Weis was one of the top contributors for the Porters in their season-opening tournament win at the Oswego Panther Stableford Tournament Thursday, Aug. 9, at Blackberry Oaks Golf Course in Bristol.

    LTHS boys golf team comes out swinging

    August 16, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    Coming off its first regional championship since 2010, the Lockport Township boys golf team is looking for another outstanding season.
  • Homer Glen resident Charlotte Mikolajczak has created more than 200 pebble art pictures in her home that she sells to people all across the country and right in her hometown. Photos submitted

    Homer woman designs, sells pebble art pictures

    August 15, 2018 By Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor Life & Arts
    Walking on the beach off of Lake Michigan at her cottage, Charlotte Mikolajczak would always pick up the pebbles, beach glass and driftwood she found in the sand.
  • The proposed Southpointe subdivision calls for a 115-unit, rear-loaded townhome area; a 113-unit, front-loaded townhome area; and an area consisting of 55 single-family homes. Illustration submitted

    Plan Commission: Residents speak out on development proposal

    August 13, 2018 By Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, Village
    The Homer Glen Plan Commission was met with a number of unhappy residents at its Aug. 2 meeting when it discussed a proposed housing development for the Dunn Farm property.
  • The Rev. Thomas Loya (second from right) leads a prairie tour Saturday, Aug. 11, during Prairie Fest at Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church in Homer Glen. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Family Day, Polka Day among the offerings of annual Prairie Fest

    August 13, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter News, Community
    On the weekend of Friday, Aug. 10, through Sunday, Aug. 12, Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church welcomed families, neighbors and congregants to come together in fellowship at its 11th annual Prairie Fest.

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