The 82nd Annual Gladiolus Festival in Momence kicks off later this week and runs August 7th to August 11th featuring a variety of activities and events, starting with the Glad Fest Princess & Queen Coronation and wrapping up with the Adult Bean Bag Tournament & Beer Garden on Sunday afternoon.
An unexpectedly cooler and brisk Friday awaited the Chicago Bears as the team worked on short-yardage goal-line drills. While the team worked in Pads during Friday’s training camp on the campus of Olivet, Matt Nagy told reporters not to expect that during Saturday’s Family Fest at Soldier Field.
How would you like to go to work on a weekday morning and have an idea batted down by one of the top five players in the National Football League in 2019? That was the case Thursday morning when, after a day’s rest, QB Mitch Trubisky dropped back on the very first snap of the morning and Khalil Mack busted through the offensive line on a routine pass play to tip his throw for an interception. Fans in attendance went wild as Mac celebrated with the defense.
Residents of Bourbonnais will see an increase on their monthly sewage and garage bills starting next month. The increase, a result of increased sewer operating costs, will see a single-family home increase of around $6.50 per month. The last time the village raised sewage rates was July 2017.