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  • Wheaton Firehouse Subs accepting donations for Coal City

    WHEATON – The Wheaton, Joliet and Orland Park locations of Firehouse Subs are accepting donations for those affected by the Coal City tornado through ...
    July 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Edward Jones adviser, Downers Grove resident wins award

    DOWNERS GROVE – Edward Jones financial adviser Jennifer Wilken has received the Spirit of Caring Award, Edward Jones announced in a news release.
    July 5, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Fuller House brings bar atmosphere to downtown Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – Patrons of downtown Hinsdale now have a full-service restaurant and bar they can dine at.
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Westmont Chamber: Business in village is strong

    WESTMONT – The business environment in Westmont is improving, according to Chamber of Commerce officials, and several new businesses are on the brink ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Packey Webb Ford to host BBQ for the Troops

    DOWNERS GROVE – Packey Webb Ford is partnering with the USO of Illinois to host a BBQ for the Troops event July 18, the dealership announced in a news ...
    July 3, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Citadel celebrates 30 years in Westmont

    WESTMONT – Citadel Information Management celebrates 30 years in business June 20 at its location at 827 Blackhawk Drive.
    July 4, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Will, Grundy farmers gauge flood and tornado damage

    PEOTONE – June’s record heavy rains were so relentless in Will County that a gaggle of geese have found a temporary new home in the middle of Peotone ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Whirlpool bringing distribution center to Joliet

    JOLIET – Appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. plans to open a distribution facility in Joliet.JLL, a Chic ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Zeigler Auto Group to open second dealership in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Zeigler Auto Group has announced plans for a second dealership in the village, the Downers Grove Economic Development Corp. announced ...
    July 4, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Elmhurst's Hahn Street redevelopment project begins

    ELMHURST – Construction of the Hahn Street redevelopment project began at the end of June.The proper ...
    July 2, 2015 - 7:25 pm
  • Woodstock's Kolze's Corner Gardens selected for $10,000 grant for greenhouse curtain

    WOODSTOCK – After installing a greenhouse curtain, Bob Kolze said the electric bill at Kolze's Corner Gardens dropped from $750 to $525 a month and in ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Batavia Farmers' Market celebrating 20 years

    BATAVIA – Jim and Teri Pohorsky of Batavia were toting bags full of vegetables they recently bought at the Batavia Farmers’ Market.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Two new businesses open in Huntley this week

    HUNTLEY – Huntley residents this week will see a couple new businesses, including a gag gift store and a familiar eye care practice.
    June 30, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • Woodstock Chamber of Commerce looks to grow committees

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry is looking to grow a few of its committees.
    June 30, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • New restaurant coming to old Lombard Hotel

    LOMBARD – Longtime Lombard residents Steve and Dana Moreau can’t wait to open their new restaurant, Babcock’s of Lombard, on the first floor of the hi ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Lombard Culver’s to support Special Olympics with fundraiser

    LOMBARD – Culver’s in Lombard is partnering with Special Olympics Illinois to host the inaugural ButterBurgers & Badges fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Ju ...
    June 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Culver's in McHenry, Island Lake doing Special Olympics Illinois fundraiser

    Culver's in McHenry and Island Lake are among the 45 Chicago-area locations participating Tuesday in a new fundraiser that benefits Special Olympics I ...
    June 29, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • Optometry group celebrates 65 years in Westmont

    WESTMONT – Drs. Luckhardt & Maze Ltd. celebrates 65 years in business June 15 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
    June 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Resources available for Kane County residents looking for work

    It was hard for Jayne Holley to hear the same four words over and over in her networking groups – “Are you still looking?”
    June 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Residents share tips on how to cope, capture a new job

    Job loss has long been considered by researchers as one of the most stressful life events someone can experience.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Lombard Village Board votes against helping with Westin bond debt

    LOMBARD – For the eighth time, the Lombard Village Board has rejected a request from the nonprofit organization that owns and operates the Westin Lomb ...
    June 29, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Yorktown's new Play area gets kids moving, learning

    LOMBARD – Local moms spoke, and Yorktown Center listened. The moms said they wanted an area for their children to play, so center administrators got t ...
    June 26, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Hinsdale business blooms for White House floral designer

    HINSDALE – While Thomas Jefferson’s passion for horticulture didn’t get him elected president, a shared zeal for the subject regularly lands Michael S ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop opens in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Heather Rooney on Thursday looked at the hundreds of soda bottles in front of her and smiled.
    June 25, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Closer Look: Economy showing growth since recession, but effects linger

    Has the economy recovered since the Great Recession?The answer will differ depending on who answers ...
    June 25, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Unemployment rate declines; job growth lags

    Kane County’s unemployment rate in May was slightly lower than the state and national rates, according to the most recent comparable data from the U.S ...
    June 25, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • City officials welcome St. Charles Florist and Boutique

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials join in cutting the ribbon to St. Charles Florist and Boutique, at 40W484 Route 64, Suite C in Wasco.
    June 25, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Phil Farrell named general manager and president of the Elburn Cooperative

    Phil Farrell has been named president and general manager of the Elburn Cooperative Co., according to a news release. He previously was vice president ...
    June 25, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Woodstock-based Wondertucky's corn whiskey hits retail shelves Friday

    WOODSTOCK – A local craft distillery's corn whiskey arrives on retailers' shelves for the first time Friday.
    June 25, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake Regal Showplace theater upgrades with king-sized recliners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Moviegoers in Crystal Lake now can experience the big screen with their feet up.Regal ...
    June 25, 2015 - 4:27 pm
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