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Mokena centenarian turns 103 years young

May 21, 2019 by T.J. Kremer III, Editor News, Community

When Joanne Hunter was born, Woodrow Wilson was president, a loaf of bread cost about 6 cents and Charlie Chaplin roller skated his way across the screen in “The Rink,” according to facts compiled by Farmers’ Almanac.


Mokena D159 Board of Education: Inaugural Galaxy Award winners receive recognition

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

What do a volunteer and district employee, a political action committee, a lemonade-selling kindergartner, a crossing guard and an inventor have in common?

They were all given Galaxy Awards during Mokena D159’s Board...

Pet of the Week: Anastasia

by Submitted by NAWS Illinois Humane Society News, Community


NAWS Illinois Humane Society 9981 W. 190th St. Mokena, 60448

Anastasia is a beautiful, 9-year-old, female domestic short hair. She was sadly abandoned while pregnant, and now...

Standout Student: Brianne Michaels, Mokena Junior High

by Submitted by Mokena Junior High News, Community

What do you like to do when not in school or studying?

I like hanging out with friends, participating in sports and spending time with family.

What’s your dream job?...