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Paintings worth a thousand smiles for children

October 14, 2019 by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Community

When most people go to El Cortez Mexican Restaurant in Mokena, they go for the food. But, for the more than 20 people who showed up at the restaurant for a painting party fundraiser Sunday, Oct. 13, they got more than they bargained...

Photo — A rewarding experience

by Staff Report News, Community

22nd Century Media celebrated at National Newspaper Association awards banquet.

Village, Metra to team up for TSA training exercise

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Community

Metra and the Village of Mokena have partnered with the United States Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration to conduct a full-scale training exercise in the Village of Mokena at the Hickory Creek Metra...

Mokena D159 Board of Education — Teachers’ supporters out in full force

by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, School

Mokena Elementary School was awash in a sea of red at its D159 Board of Education meeting Oct. 16.

Scores of teachers’ supporters wearing red shirts and carrying signs picketed along Wolf Road near the school prior to...