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  • Berwyn Park District presents BAM Fest

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Park District will present Berwyn Arts and Music's second annual BAM Fest on July 23 at Proksa Park.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Plymouth Place weavers show off their work in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – Plymouth Place resident Marilyn Johnson has only been taking weaving classes for eight months, but she’s already displaying her piece ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Jury deliberates in McHenry man accused of killing ex-girlfriend

    WOODSTOCK — Jurors are deliberating in the case of a McHenry man charged in the first-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend whose remains were found in a ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Downers Grove eases financial disclosure restrictions for village council candidates

    DOWNERS GROVE – Candidates who win a seat on the Downers Grove Village Council will no longer officially be discouraged to close their campaign accoun ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Truck on side causes lane closures Friday morning at I-80 near I-355

    A traffic incident that involved a truck on its side caused major closures during the morning commuter hours Friday in New Lenox Township.
    July 22, 2016 - 9:05 am
  • Sage YMCA Corporate Challenge brings McHenry County companies together through friendly competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Several companies around McHenry County will be competing this weekend for the second round of the 2016 Sage YMCA Corporate Challenge.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • McHenry County officials react to Donald Trump’s acceptance of GOP nomination for president

    Although Donald Trump was not the first pick for president for some McHenry County officials, after his acceptance of the GOP’s nomination, they now a ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Photos: Images from the scene of the deadly Joliet plane crash

    A plane crashed Thursday morning near a house at 1812 Hampton Court in Joliet, killing the pilot and setting the home ablaze.
    July 21, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Judge: No bail reduction for Joliet slaying defendant

    JOLIET – A judge denied a bond reduction request Thursday for a Joliet man charged with murder.Rodol ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:01 pm
  • Plane crash in Joliet leaves pilot dead and house damaged

    JOLIET – A plane crashed late Thursday morning on a residential street in Joliet, igniting a fire that destroyed much of a nearby two-story residence.
    July 21, 2016 - 7:37 pm
  • Elmhurst School District 205 hires new assistant superintendent

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education confirmed that Mary Baum will be the next assistant superintendent for l ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Joliet slaying suspect: No lawyer needed

    JOLIET – A Joliet man told a judge Thursday he will represent himself on murder charges.Ray Robinson ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Happy hour might be coming to Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Evenings in Downers Grove may get a little boozier should the Village Council lift the restrictions of its happy hour alcohol sale.
    July 22, 2016 - 6:07 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for July 21

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 21, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Volunteers needed for oak rescue at Sterne’s Woods & Fen

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Anyone interested in rescuing oaks from invasive plants can volunteer Sunday at Sterne’s Woods & Fen, 617 Hillside Drive, Crystal Lake.
    July 21, 2016 - 4:32 pm
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