Morris Hospital has received another ‘A’ on the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade This is the hospital’s seventh consecutive ‘A’ grade since the fall of 2018.
Sunday Week In Review
A Marseilles man was sentenced in a LaSalle County court case.
A Grundy County grand jury indicted a Morris man on four gun charges last week.
A Chicago man is facing four gun related felony charges in Grundy County.
Grundy County has surpassed the 8,000 positive Covid-19 mark.
A Joliet man is wanted in Grundy County on two charges. Lawrence Lyman was charged with Criminal Damage To Property, a class four felony and Theft, a class A misdemeanor.
A Marseilles man is facing two felony charges after being indicted by a Grundy County grand jury on Wednesday, November 17th.
The Minooka High School Board of Education approved a tax abatement agreement with an electric vehicle company.
On November 23, 2021, Illinois legislative leaders were notified by the Office of the Illinois Comptroller that the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is nearly a month delinquent on providing financial reporting for the Comptroller’s comprehensive annual financial report.
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday all lanes that have been closed for construction will reopen, where possible, for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend to minimize travel disruption.
Three more people have passed away from Covid-19 in LaSalle County. The LaSalle County Health Department said the individuals were a male in his 60’s, a male in his 70’s, and a male in his 80’s. There have been a total of three hundred fifty-seven COVID-19 related deaths in LaSalle County.
The grand opening for the new City of Morris Ice Skating Rink is scheduled for Wednesday, December 1st at 4:00 p.m.
The Minooka High School Board of Education last week approved adding several new classes to the curriculum for next school year.
State Senator Sue Rezin was on WCSJ’s People are Talking this week discussing an increase in crime in Illinois. Rezin said an increase in crime on Illinois roadways is a crisis, and she supports Governor J.B. Prizker’s commitment to spend $150 million to identify high crime areas:
The Grundy County Finance Committee on Monday approved replacing the electric heat pumps at the Grundy County Highway Building.
A man with a history of DUI’s pled guilty in a Grundy County court case on Monday.
Three people were injured in two separate accidents that occurred on Interstate 55 northbound lanes near Braceville around 10 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Livingston County Health Department has released their latest Covid-19 figures. A female in her 50’s and a female in her 70’s are the latest to pass away from Covid-19 related complications.
Grundy County Board members are looking to create a new Purchasing Manager position.
Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash that occurred in Morris around 11 p.m. on Sunday, November 21st.
A Will County woman was indicted by a Grundy County grand jury on Wednesday, November 17th.
The Home for the Holidays in Morris will kick-off on Friday, November 26th and conclude on Sunday, November 28th.
A sexual predator was indicted by a Grundy County grand jury on Wednesday, November 17th.
One person was arrested after a pursuit and shooting that occurred in Morris around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 20th. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office tried to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Martin Craig, 33, of Joliet south of Morris.
Grundy County Deputies along with Morris Police are on the scene near the old Big R store at Route 6 & Green Acres Drive. Grundy County Deputies attempted a traffic stop south of the Illinois river and the offender fled. Grundy Deputies terminated the chase. The vehicle then crashed in the area of Route 6 & Green Acres and the suspect fled on foot.
A 60-year-old Marseilles woman was arrested on a Grundy County warrant by the Morris Police Department on November 18th.
The Heart of our Community Award was given to a Minooka resident at an event hosted by Heartland Bank on Thursday.
Several individuals were indicted by a Grundy County grand jury on Wednesday, November 17th. Eliseo Beltran, 55, of Chicago was indicted for driving while license revoked, a class four felony. Nickolai Oyola, 28, of Minooka was indicted for driving while license revoked, a class four felony. Jonathan Baker, 51, of Essex was indicted for Failing To Register as a Sex Offender, a class two felony and for Failing To Register as a Sex Offender, a class three felony.
The Seneca Village Council this week approved an ordinance pertaining to the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund.Accounts and Finance Commissioner Brennan Callahan said the board had to approve this ordinance in order to receive the Coronavirus funds through the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Marseilles Police Chief Brian Faber told the City Council that all of the officers in the police department have been trained in Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training. “Our police officers have been dealing with more people who have mental health issues,”
The House Natural Resources Committee passed the Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act this week.
The Commercial and Broadway Street realignment project in Marseilles is still in the works.
The Seneca Village Council on Tuesday approved a Community Planning Survey that will be sent to all residents before the end of the year.
Two Grundy County Republican State Representatives have announced their re-election bids.
The latest Covid-19 figures have been released in Grundy County. Grundy County Health Administrator Michelle Pruim said 7,843 individuals have tested positive for Covid-19 and 90 have died since the pandemic started.
A Joliet man was sentenced in a Grundy County court case on November 16. Jalen Washington pled guilty to the Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, a class two felony and was sentenced to four years in prison with a boot camp recommendation.
Only a few items were on the agenda for the Morris Elementary District 54 School Board meeting.