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Crime mapping tool becomes available on Village’s website

by Staff Report News, Village

A crime mapping tool is now available through the Mokena Police Department and accessible on the Village of Mokena’s website.

The tool, CrimeReports, is a web-based software program that uses icons to identify crimes,...

After 27 years, Downs says goodbye, reflects on career

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

He has been described by some as “the man who made Mokena,” helping to initially bring a small farming community some 20-plus years ago through the “days of the wild west” and ending at what is now a bustling village in the southwest...

Friends, colleagues bid farewell to retiring Village administrator

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

Twenty-seven years, five mayors, four village clerks, 22 trustees and an infinite number of memories.

Over the course of his tenure as Village administrator for the Village of Mokena, John Downs has bid farewell and...