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  • Forum set for Downers Grove mayor, commissioner candidates

    DOWNERS GROVE – The League of Women Voters of Downers Grove, Woodridge and Lisle will moderate a forum for candidates running for Downers Grove mayor ...
    NEW: March 4, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Sheriff, coroner team up for anti-heroin forum

    BATAVIA – Two Kane County officials are teaming up to help those whose lives have been affected by heroin.
    NEW: March 4, 2015 - 8:01 pm
  • KDOT ready to break ground on arterial operations center

    CAMPTON HILLS – The ability to monitor the county’s signalized intersections isn’t new.Want to see h ...
    UPDATED: March 4, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Wheaton City Council unanimously approves housing height changes

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council voted unanimously to change its city code Monday, making it easier for builders and landowners to construct houses ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • Sheriff's shortfall adds to potential budget challenges

    GENEVA – As Kane County leaders are working to address the sheriff's $2 million revenue shortfall for this year, they recognize budgetary challenges m ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Glenbard District 87 approves $2M in facility upgrades

    The Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education has voted to approve improvement projects at the high schools not to exceed $2.3 mill ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn votes on vendor regulations

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Village Board has approved new regulations for vendor carts downtown.Tru ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:26 pm
  • Community meetings, tours scheduled in preparation for District 201 referendum

    WESTMONT – Community Unit School District 201 is gearing up for its third referendum in about a year by presenting information to the community throug ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:13 pm
  • Westmont stormwater sales tax referendum presentations underway

    WESTMONT – The coming April showers will have an added significance next month when Westmont residents head to the polls to vote on the village's upco ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:15 pm
  • Algonquin, Woodstock denounce Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget cuts

    Fearing drastic cutbacks to police, public works and other core governmental services, officials from two area communities this week formally denounce ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Elmhurst intersection closes for pipe installation

    ELMHURST – Madison Street and Berkley Avenue in Elmhurst will be closed for five business days, beginning today, to allow crews to install a pipe that ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Downers Grove council discusses Edwards House move: 5 photos

    The Downers Grove village council discusses a proposal to move the Edwards House from 942 Maple Avenue to 743 Maple Avenue, at the regular council mee ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • Public officials decry Rauner’s budget proposal

    Local government officials said they don’t want to bail out the state at the expense of their municipalities, which could mean making cuts from essent ...
    March 4, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Police to crack down on DUI, seat belt violations

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department will be out in force cracking down on people not wearing seat belts and driving under the influence after painti ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Citizen's Council of La Grange to host candidate forum Sunday

    LA GRANGE – The Citizens’ Council of La Grange will host candidates for the upcoming local election at a Candidate Forum scheduled March 11.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:50 am
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