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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...

Village urges governor to protect LGDF

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

A recent proposal from Gov. Bruce Rauner that called for a 50 percent reduction in the Local Government Distribution Fund has now been met with backlash from several local communities, including Mokena, which could stand to lose more than $925,...

Trustees approve contract for removal of EAB stumps

by Danny Ciamprone, Editor News, Village

The Village of Mokena took the next step in advancing its emerald ash borer abatement program as on Monday, March 9, the Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved a contract for the removal and stump grinding of trees infested with the...