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Mokena water rates set to increase

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

The Mokena Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new water and sewer ordinance Monday, Dec. 8, that will increase water rates for residents 59 cents for every 1,000 gallons used effective next year.

“The...

Officials outline concept plan for future farmers market

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

Merrill Marxman is a farmer at heart. 

After all, he was born and raised on one in Effingham, Illinois, and worked with the USDA Farm Service Agency for 30 years before retiring. 

A self described “...

Beetle battle plan advances

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

A couple of years ago, Kirk Zoellner took a ride out to Hazel Crest — roughly 13 miles northeast of Mokena — where he saw the extent of the tree damage done at the hands of the emerald ash borer. 

“[Hazel Crest is]...