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  • State legislators eye school funding reform

    ST. CHARLES – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, said she doesn’t believe the newly introduced School Funding Reform Act of 2015 is a way t ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:16 pm
  • Defense lawyer wants jury members to visit scene of Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Public Defender on Thursday told a judge that she wants a future jury to visit the crime scene of a Geneva murd ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Rialto board has operated without bylaws

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre board has been operating without bylaws, apparently since its origin in 1977, even though the state law that formed ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Wheaton North hosts DuPage County spelling bee

    WHEATON – Perlustrate. Stymieing. Inselberg. Stymieing. Picaresque.Hard enough to spell on their own ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Former county coroner indicted

    WOODSTOCK – Former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz was indicted Thursday on allegations that for more than 15 years, she never disposed of the re ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Algonquin woman awarded $2.6 million in wrongful death suit

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin woman has been awarded $2.6 million in a wrongful death lawsuit she filed after the death of her husband.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • Board discusses logo, PARCC testing

    LEMONT – The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education saw presentations on a possible new logo for the district and the new s ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • Contract for teachers, support staff at Troy approved

    PLAINFIELD – Teachers and support staff are receiving better pay increases than a previous agreement in a new four-year contract with Troy School Dist ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Following referendum failure, Braidwood turns to development

    BRAIDWOOD – Residents told the City of Braidwood a referendum wasn't the answer to the city's snowballing police pension problem through an overwhelmi ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Rep. Conroy introduces bill to dissolve DuPage forest preserve board

    A new bill introduced to the state House of Representatives could spell the end of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Board of Commissioner ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Campton Hills objector vows to file new complaint against write-in slate

    GENEVA – A judge ruled Thursday that a Campton Hills resident cannot intervene in an election lawsuit that is now a closed case. However, he ruled ano ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Celebration of life set for Little Traveler’s ‘Mr. R’

    GENEVA – Friends of the late Alvin Rosenthal are invited to share memories at an open house and celebration of his life from 5 to 6:30 p.m. March 16 a ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Typewriters to tablets: What changes in education, technology mean for kids today

    At quick glance, Amy Geyer’s first-grade classroom doesn’t look much different than classrooms from decades past.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Truck was licensed to dump at Joliet site

    JOLIET – A truck dumping on a local farm field was licensed to do so, a Will County Health Department spokesman said Thursday.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Jury finds man not guilty in Lockport Township murder

    JOLIET – A jury has found a man not guilty in connection with a murder in the garage of a house in unincorporated Crest Hill three years ago.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:09 pm
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