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  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry recycling straw bales

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Instead of being thrown away, straw bales used for fall decorations can be recycled at the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County police departments to host meet-and-greet Sunday

    McHENRY – Eight McHenry County police departments will host a meet-and-greet Sunday.The Johnsburg, M ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Cafe 31 North brings unique breakfast, lunch items to McHenry

    McHENRY – A new restaurant, Cafe 31 North, officially opened its doors Oct. 10 in McHenry.Cafe 31 No ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Flatlander Market featured on American Express national TV ad campaign

    MARENGO – Don’t be surprised if you recognize a face or two when you walk into downtown Marengo’s Flatlander Market for lunch.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Cary Village Board considers public comment policy for village meetings

    CARY – The Cary Village Board is considering adopting a public comment policy that would apply to village meetings.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Homer Glen lawyer sentenced to 30 years for trying to buy wife's murder

    JOLIET – A Homer Glen lawyer convicted of trying to buy his wife's murder from inside the Will County jail was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in pris ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 6:21 pm
  • Disorderly conduct charge filed against man who hit Joliet councilman

    JOLIET – A misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge has been filed against the real estate broker accused of hitting Councilman Larry Hug in a bar.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Glen Ellyn History Center to host Civil War book sale, presentation

    GLEN ELLYN – The Salt Creek Civil War Roundtable Book Sale and special program featuring the music of the 1850s and 1860s will be Oct. 21 at the Glen ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: Paid sick leave ordinance raises concerns

    To the editor:The Cook County Board of Commissioners passed a major regulation establishing mandator ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Four Lemont students earn National Merit Commended Student recognition

    LEMONT – Lemont High School seniors Mira Antonopoulos, Sarah Hagen, Natasha Joseph and Shannon O’Donnell have been recognized as National Merit Commen ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Lemont schools evacuated after report of smoke smell

    LEMONT – Oakwood and River Valley students and teachers were evacuated at 11 a.m. Oct. 19 after the school administration received a report of the sme ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:33 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Oct. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Heated Downers Grove D-58 meeting ends with no pre-election extension for superintendent

    DOWNERS GROVE – In a meeting filled with tension, accusations and interruptions, the Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Board of Education will no ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:35 am
  • Lyons Township Transition Garden grows vegetables for community, experience for students

    LA GRANGE – Donavyn Coronado, a first-year student in Lyons Township High School’s Transition Program, usually doesn’t like to get dirty. But when the ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • Police reports: Westmont for Oct. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Westmont Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:00 am
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