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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) insists one thing has become abundantly clear in the face of all the dysfunction and uncertainty in Springfield.
The Joliet Township girls’ golf team recently walked away as SPC Conference champs, earning the school its first district title.
Patty Smith laments how lawmakers in Springfield have lost touch with reality when it comes to connecting with the people they represent.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is calling on 97th House District opponent Mica Freeman to do what he insists should be a no-brainer for every lawmaker in Springfield.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) sees all the politics House Speaker Mike Madigan regularly engages in as being driven by his hunger for power.
Providence Catholic has named Lee Rucinski new head boys volleyball coach.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) worries that House Speaker Mike Madigan’s reach might be on the verge of growing longer.
The Plainfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame recently enshrined three new members as part of its 20th class.
Laurie McPhillips, who is running to replace retiring Nancy Schultz Voots as Will County clerk in the upcoming election, is pained by Illinois’ shrinking population.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) wants House Speaker Mike Madigan to know he’s ready to meet in Springfield to pass legislation Madigan seems to want voters to think he supports.
Football has been more than a game-changer for Dylan Czerlanis.
Republican candidate Patty Smith doesn't believe Rep. Stephanie Kifowit (D-Oswego) when she claims she doesn't have a say in revamping the state Constitution.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) believes Democrats in Springfield always have the same tunnel vision approach no matter what the issue.
Palatine High School was scheduled to induct three new members to the school's Hall of Fame as part of its 2019 class.
Patty Smith is not a fan of the idea of Illinois lawmakers interjecting themselves deeper into the personal affairs of voters.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) thinks there is a simple answer as to how House Speaker Mike Madigan has managed to reign in Springfield for so long.
Lincoln-Way East star quarterback Jack Baltz has committed to attend Illinois State.
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) doesn’t mince words when assessing the impact he thinks a proposed statewide property tax hike would have on Illinois.
Sports writer Dick Goss headlined a class of five recently inducted into the Joliet Area Sports Hall of Fame.
Republican congressional candidate Nick Stella has a message for all those advocating in favor of a single-payer health care system.