Little 500 board game to be released before race
Production of Glory Gears hinged on the success of a $10,000 Kickstarter campaign. A week and a half away from his deadline, the creator was barely halfway there.
Trump budget cuts may affect Bloomington's most vulnerable populations
“Even if humanity doesn’t motivate you to care about other people, economically, not feeding people is not wise,” Pierce said.
Trump plans open path for more aggressive immigration law enforcement
The Department of Homeland Security released documents Tuesday that highlighted the Trump administration’s plans to hire additional border agents and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and allow state and local law enforcement to act as immigration officers.
Immigrant rights group has 'know your rights' workshops
Nettie Garza said she wants to go visit her grandmother, whom she hasn’t seen in nine years, in Mexico. She has been saving up money to make the trip, but now, Garza, a green card holder, is scared to leave the country.
Locals rely on Meals on Wheels but Trump may defund program
Bloomington Meals on Wheels Director Kathy Romy said she thinks the budget cuts are short-sighted.
Slammers will host two holiday drives
The Joliet Slammers baseball team will be participating in two charity drives for the upcoming holiday season.
Buikema’s Ace Hardware chain to change hands
After nearly 70 years and three generations, Buikema’s Ace Hardware will be handing over the reins to new leadership.
Controlled burn planned for Haley Meadows in May
A controlled burn will take place in the naturalized storm water detention area just south of Brassfield Avenue in Romeoville.
Shorewood brewery receives final permit needed to open
Craft beer is coming to Shorewood, courtesy of “President and Brewmaster” Jamie Albert, James “Master of Pineapples” Kennedy and Eric “the Numbers Guy” Wills.