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La Banque Hotel soft opening Saturday sets stage for public opening Monday

After more than three years in development, the conversion of the former Great Lakes Bank building to an upscale boutique hotel is done. Workers put finishing touches on the extensive renovations late last week, and La Banque Hotel staff got its first test run Saturday at a "fire up the kitchen" soft opening event with dinner and tours.

Exceptional reader’s essay wins recognition for St. Joseph student

An essay by London Hatch of St. Joseph School written to author Anne Frank has won special recognition through the “Letters About Literature” essay contest sponsored by the Illinois Secretary of State and the Illinois Center for the Book. 

Drama Group preview: Novelist’s visit home unleashes holiday angst in 'Other Desert Cities'

After successful runs both off- and on-Broadway, “Other Desert Cities” heads to the Drama Group Studio Theater stage in Chicago Heights, opening June 12.

District 161 parents look for answers but school board withholds comment

The legalities that bind a school board meant parents left the District 161 school board meeting Monday without answers to their questions on school discipline and its enforcement.

Are we contributing something of value? Some readers think so

We’ve been meeting you at the store, at church, at meetings and community events, and of course, through Facebook. We’ve been hearing positive things about our work over the past year and appreciate all your comments. As we approached our first year as your news source, we got these special comments from readers that we wanted to share:

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