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  • Midwest events

    Through Oct. 17: Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois, Lockport. This exhibit at the Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery provides a different perspective on the Civil War through the quilt work of women during that period. 815-838-7400, tinyurl.com/ma98ujw. Miles from Chicago: 35
  • Lockport celebrates its heritage through steampunk

     Lockport celebrates its heritage through steampunk
    Steampunk is the theme for a new art and entertainment series that kicked off in Lockport this month in conjunction with Old Canal Days and runs to mid-August. It combines elements of science fiction and fantasy with 19th-century technology and...

    Western Springs teen advances to spelling bee finals

     Western Springs teen advances to spelling bee finals
    A west suburban eighth-grader finished in the top six of the Scripps National Spelling Bee championship finals this evening. Alia Abiad of McClure Junior High School in Western Springs was one of 12 finalists at the prestigious competition in Washington,...

    Will County cracks down on forest preserve encroachment

    Will County cracks down on forest preserve encroachment
    If the forest preserve land abutting your yard has become home for your old boat, storage for firewood or the perfect spot for your compost pile, you might soon be getting a letter from the Will County Forest Preserve District. The forest preserve...

    Insurance co. sues Will County, 12 towns over flood damage

    Insurance co. sues Will County, 12 towns over flood damage
    An insurance company is suing Will County and 12 county municipalities, alleging that the governments did not do enough to prevent and mitigate flood damage caused by the heavy rains of April 2013. The lawsuit, by Illinois Farmers Insurance Company...