Manteno Woman Charged With Prostitution And Drugs

A young Manteno woman was recently arrested for prostitution and dealing drugs. Manteno.org does not typically report on stories like this but I have made an exception due to the nature of these crime...

Police Search For Murder Suspect In Manteno

Breaking News Update (04/21)  – Mr Corey Gardner has turned himself in to the local  sheriffs department last night. He has been charged with first degree murder. The search for him in Manten...

Manteno To Honor Citizens Of The Year Award

On April 22nd Manteno will honor two local couples with the Citizens of the Year Award. This will mark the 24th year that the Manteno Historical Society has honored special Manteno residents with this...

Manteno Fire Department Receives $87,400 Grant

The Manteno Fire Department was one of six in Illinois to recently receive a grant. They will use the $87,400 grant to make the fire department building on South Walnut Street safer for the men and wo...

Manteno Considers Golf Cart Ordinance

Anyone that spends time in Manteno has surely seen people driving golf carts around town. It is not uncommon to see several different golf carts on the same day. Manteno Police Chief and Village Admin...

Expired Food At The Manteno Berkot’s Grocery Store

Have you ever bought something at the Berkot’s grocery store in Manteno that was expired? There have been many times when I would do a little grocery shopping at Berkot’s Super Foods in Ma...

Manteno Creamery Is Open – Best Ice Cream In Manteno?

This announcement is a couple of weeks late but better late than never. The Manteno Creamery opened their doors (windows actually) on the 24th of March. The Creamery is one of the two ice cream shops ...

Fitness Premier Gym In Manteno – Underhanded Practices

Several months ago my fiancé wanted to get a membership at the Fitness Premier in Manteno. I was very skeptical about the whole thing because fitness centers tend to use underhanded tactics and gimmi...

Manteno School Issues Alert After A Man Tries To Pickup Student

A man in a white sedan attempted to pick up a Manteno High School student earlier today.  This prompted the Manteno School District to issue a safety warning after the student informed the staff. The...

Jupiter And Venus Visible In Manteno’s Night Sky

Citizens of Manteno and the Midwest in general have probably noticed two bright “stars” in the night sky during the last few days. I was outside grilling some hamburgers and hotdogs when I...