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Franciscan Health announces Excellence Award recipients

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields presented its annual excellence awards to the 2022 Nurse of the Year, Nurse Leader of the Year and Team Member of the Year. Announced as the hospital celebrated National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week, the awards recognize the exceptional contributions made by all Franciscan coworkers[Read More…]

5/25/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

REGISTER STUDENTS ASAP – Homewood School District 153 is asking parents to register their children for the next academic year as soon as possible. The district needs to know how many students will be attending to be sure a sufficient number of teachers are available. Only 33% of the anticipated[Read More…]

Myles Ellis overcame a late deficit to win the 400-meter dash. (Provided photo)

Ellis, Parker boys win 8th grade state championship

The Parker Junior High 8th grade boys track team secured the program’s first-ever Class 4A state championship last weekend at East Peoria High School. The Falcons finished with 47 team points, 16 ahead of second-place Winston Junior High from Palatine.  Myles Ellis was the champion in the 400-meter dash and[Read More…]

5/24/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

HOMEWOOD VILLAGE BOARD – Homewood Village Board Meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at village hall. The agenda includes an introduction of the new farmers market manager, a liquor license increase, and other items of business.  KIDS IN THE KITCHEN – Help children ages 8 to 12 get acquainted with[Read More…]