Megan Stevens, 11, of Mokena, demonstrates a kick while practicing at Family Martial Arts. Megan placed third in her division at the 2017 USA Taekwondo National Championships held June 29-July 6 in Detroit. Photos by Jason Maholy/22nd Century Media
July 24, 2017By Megann Horstead, Freelance ReporterNews
Festa Italiana returned to downtown Mokena July 16 to offer a space for family, food, fun, faith and music.
Members of the Mokena Bluewave 11-and-under softball team pose with their trophies after winning the United States Specialty Sports Association Fastpitch National Championships July 12-16 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo Submitted
July 24, 2017By Randy Whalen, Freelance ReporterSports, Youth
No matter what the age, when a team plays its best, it can do great things.
Jerry (left) and Laura Krull inspect rugs they designed for Prairie-style homes to ensure their quality before sending them to their clients, which are all across the U.S. and a few around the globe. This rug was made as a color sample for potential clients to observe. Photos by Kyle LaHucik/22nd Century Media