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  • Downers Grove considers using housing structure to help fund new police station, village hall

    DOWNERS GROVE – After the community soundly rejected a proposed $50 million referendum in 2015 to build new police and fire stations, village hall and ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Wilmington sued after children drown near city dam

    JOLIET – The family of two Joliet children who drowned near the Wilmington Dam has sued the city of Wilmington for $1 million.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Woodstock School District 200 files lawsuit against Merryman Excavation Inc.

    WOODSTOCK – School District 200 has sued Woodstock-based Merryman Excavation for breach of contract related to utility work at the Woodstock North Hig ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 4:34 pm
  • Glen Ellyn chamber event to showcase local fashions

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Winter Showcase Fashion Show on Oct. 23 will put the spotlight on 14 Glen Ellyn boutiques while raisin ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Letter: Vote yes on District 102 referendum

    To the editor:School District 102 has a $3 million tax increase referendum on the November ballot. W ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Suspected Plainfield gun thief found dead in Chicago

    PLAINFIELD – A burglary suspect out of Plainfield has been found dead in Chicago.The Plainfield Poli ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • League of Women Voters of Wheaton to present program on judges

    WHEATON – The League of Women Voters of Wheaton will present "The Judiciary and How Judges are Appointed and Elected" at 7:15 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Warr ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake tightens video gambling ordinance to clearly mandate barrier

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council tightened its fledgling video gambling ordinance to reflect the wishes of members that an actual wall or partition sep ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • SEASPAR holds trivial challenge fundraiser at Downers Grove's American Legion Post 80

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Southeast Association for Special Parks And Recreation is hosting its fifth annual Trivia Challenge Fundraiser on Oct. 21, accordi ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man found guilty of domestic battery, not guilty of sex assault charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man was convicted on one of three charges against him stemming from a 2013 incident where he was charged with physical ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital honors fire department paramedics for 'Run of the Year'

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Hospital has awarded its 2016 EMS Run of the Year to members of the Elmhurst Fire Department for their care in November 2015 of a ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DuPage County Sheriff's Office releases possible likenesses of Baby Hope's parents

    Newly released DNA evidence may show the likenesses of the parents of "Baby Hope," an infant found dead in August in unincorporated DuPage County near ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 10-16

    Hillary Clinton and womenSpare us the hysterics about Mr. [Donald] Trump’s self-described “locker ro ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • McHenry County Board OKs money to tear down McHenry "house of horrors"

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved cutting a $19,375 check to comply with a court order to demolish a derelict rural McHenry residence once ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Oct. 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:00 am
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