Week in Review: Stockings for Troops and Tragic Jackson Creek Accident

In the past week, you may have missed stories about the Burros, a reach that caused an accident, local business expansion, Will County union strike and more in Mokena and nearby.


UPDATED: Mokena Man Dies After Driving into Creek
The 21-year-old was found dead in a vehicle in Jackson Creek in rural Manhattan Township Monday morning.

Stockings for Our Troops Grows Each Year
Mokena Park District’s annual effort to make Christmas stockings for U.S. soldiers brought hundreds out on Monday to lend a hand on Veterans Day.

Football: Mokena Burros Fall in Close Heartbreaker Against Homer
The Mokena Burros capped an otherwise undefeated season with a close loss in the Southwestern Midget Football Championship to the Homer Stallions, 8-6.

Police: Driver Reaching for Fallen E-Cigarette Caused Rollover Accident
Mokena firefighters had to extricate drivers of two cars following a crash Monday morning at 187th Street and Wolf Road.

Creative Flooring and Carpeting Says Thanks with Grand Re-Opening
The Mokena business is celebrating 21 years in town, and its recent expansion, with food, discounts and gifts on Saturday.

Will County Union Says Strike's On for Monday
County Executive Larry Walsh says the union walked away from bargaining table, seems to "embrace" idea of strike rather than negotiating.

Will County Health Center Appoints New CEO
Mary Maragos is the former director/ CEO of the University of St. Francis Health and Wellness Center in Joliet.

Fire Forced Man & Woman to Leap Out 3rd Story Window: Lawsuit
The man and woman, along with a second woman allegedly injured in the 2011 fire, are suing the property owners.


Mokena Resident Kathy Mrozek Named 2013 Seasons Spirit Award Recipient

Will County Board’s chief of staff confirmed as higher ed trustee

Boys & Girls Basketball Camp - XMAS 2-Day Shooting Camp

Upcoming Programs at The Bridge Teen Center 11.12.13

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