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    10 Questions with Jack Davern, Lincoln-Way Central boys bowling

    December 12, 2017 By James Sanchez, Contributing Editor Sports, High School, Athlete of the Week
    Jack Davern is a junior on the Lincoln-Way Central bowling team.
  • Lincoln-Way Central’s Sarah Rosinski performs her floor routine Dec. 5 against visiting Andrew. The Lincoln-Way co-op girls gymnastics team took 2-of-3 top-place finishes. Photos by Julie McMann/22nd Century Media

    LW gymnasts sweep all events against Andrew

    December 11, 2017 By Jason Maholy, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School
    The Lincoln-Way co-op girl’s gymnastics squad features a wealth of experienced athletes this season, but it was one of its youngest members who led the team to an early-season victory against Andrew.
  • Santa gives Frosty a hug goodbye before hopping on The Polar Express train back to Mokena. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Mokena Metra station first stop on The Polar Express

    December 11, 2017 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    In his book “The Polar Express,” Chris Van Allsburg shares the story of a special train — filled with candy, winter wonderment and Christmas cheer — which transports children directly to the North Pole to visit Santa Claus. On Sunday, Dec. 10, the Frankfort Park District — with a little help from Metra — brought this story to life for residents of the south suburbs.
  • Mokena Mayor Frank Fleischer opens up the State of Illinois’ Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony with remarks Dec. 4 at Mokena Village Hall. Photos by Megann Horstead/22nd Century Media

    Mokena hosts flag raising to start bicentennial

    December 11, 2017 By Megann Horstead, Freelance Reporter News
    Since entering the Union in 1818, the State of Illinois has grown in different ways.
  • UPDATE: Man's death in Hickory Creek Preserve ruled a suicide

    December 6, 2017 By Nuria Mathog, Contributing Editor News, Breaking
    Police reportedly discovered the body of a Mokena man the afternoon of Dec. 5 at the Hickory Creek Preserve near Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort.