• Midwest Crossroad Chorus Director Tori Hicks kicks off the summer’s first Live on the Lawn show in the Commons on June 10 by introducing the choir. The New Lenox Community Band followed up with a performance right after. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media

    Local singers, musicians kick off 2018 Live on the Lawn

    June 18, 2018 By Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts

    There’s no shortage of free family fun in New Lenox, but one concert series in particular brings the entire community together in song.

  • Interstate 80 in New Lenox, at the Francis Road overpass, is shown. James Sanchez/22nd Century Media

    I-80 grant is to make roadway at Route 30 safer

    June 18, 2018 By Megan Schuller, Freelance Reporter News

    I-80 has been aging for years without the funds to fix aesthetic problems and design flaws that often lead to accidents.

  • Half of the proceeds from the Goes Family’s New Lenox estate sale taking place June 23-24 will benefit the LWSRA as a way of giving back for what the organization did for Noah Goes (pictured), 11, who participated in many of its programs. Photo Submitted

    New Lenox estate sale to benefit LWSRA

    June 18, 2018 By Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor News

    Naples, Florida is more than 1,300 miles from New Lenox, but before the Goes family makes the big move they want to make a big difference.

  • Lincoln-Way West alumnus Luke Morgan was selected with the 606th pick (20th round) of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft on June 6 by the Colorado Rockies Al Samuels/College of Charleston Athletics

    Former West baseball star selected in the 20th round by Colorado

    June 18, 2018 By Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

    When Lincoln-Way West graduate Luke Morgan was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 20th round of the Major League Baseball draft on June 6, he didn’t get the news right away.

  • New Lenox native Dani Morgan poses with the Women’s College World Series trophy she and the Florida State Seminoles won on June 5 over Washington in Oklahoma City. Larry Novey/Florida State Athletics

    New Lenox native wins Women’s College World Series with FSU

    June 18, 2018 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports, Alumni-College

    Lincoln-Way West softball coach Heather Novak knew how special Dani Morgan was as a player and a person.