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Pride expressed with a side of caution during State of the Village

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

In the past year there has been no shortage of what the Village of Mokena can be proud of, from being named one of the safest communities in Illinois to seeing an influx in economic development.

Yet the core of the...

Search to find new Village administrator begins

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

Two years ago when Frank Fleischer was elected as mayor of Mokena, John Downs gave the board his commitment that he would stay on as Village administrator through January 2015 before reassessing his position.

“I...

Mokena honors two for life-saving efforts

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

In his 35 years serving as a Chicago fireman, Tom Shanahan assisted countless people in the line of duty, but as life would have it, the local hero recently found himself needing some help after lifesaving efforts were taken by friends and local...