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Commissioner resigns on heels of controversial remarks

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

Daniel Ray, an appointee on the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, announced his resignation from both positions via a letter submitted to Village officials July 16.

In a two-sentence resignation letter...

Mokena Board of Trustees: Residents ‘hurt’ by Confederate group in Fourth of July event speak out

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village

Concerns from residents regarding the participation of a pro-Confederacy group in the recent Fourth of July festivities was top of mind Monday, July 8, during the Village of Mokena Board of Trustees meeting.

Mokena...

Mokena Board of Trustees: 2020 budget shows slight general fund increase

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Village

The Village of Mokena Board of Trustees voted 5-0 June 24, to approve its fiscal year 2020 budget.

Trustee Joseph Budzyn was absent.

The budget — which will go into effect July 1 and end June 30, 2020...