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Wilmington Region


TRAVELERS AND RESIDENTS have been enjoying the pulled pork, burgers and chicken sandwiches served by Fork It, Dig In, from the parking lot at The Launching Pad. The city is creating a licensing requirement that will apply to food trucks and trailers operating on private property.
07/17/2018 - 5:57pm
    What will be most difficult about the city’s new food truck and trailer regulation is figuring out the few vendors to whom it applies.     The council’s License and Ordinance Committee held an initial discussion on the ordinance last week, and...

Coal City Region


TREVOR MCINTIRE has taken over the family sweet corn business. He started out helping his grandfather, the late Elvin Wills and step-father Mark Wills on the family farm about 14 years ago and has since taken a leading role in the sweet corn operation from planting to picking. Wills Farm sweet corn will be available for purchase at the village of Coal City’s farmers market—Market Fresh on Broadway—this Saturday, July 21, in Campbell Memorial Park. Photo by Ann Gill
07/17/2018 - 8:30pm
For as long as anyone can remember, the Wills Family has been growing sweet corn on its farm and the summer harvest is offered to the community at a modest price. On warm summer afternoons Elvin Wills could be spotted selling ears by the dozen from...

Braidwood Region

07/10/2018 - 5:57pm
The Reed-Custer School District may soon join other districts in the county in asking voters to make a decision on a new funding tax. In June, members of the Board of Education held a brief discussion on the proposed Will County Schools Facilities...

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