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  • DuPage County races to see few primary fights

    Most DuPage County residents won't have to put much thought into whom they check boxes for in the March 15, 2016, primary election, with only three co ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Westmont Strategic Plan seeks citizen input

    WESTMONT – The village of Westmont has scheduled a special village board meeting to conduct community dialogue on the draft of its Strategic Plan for ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Libertarians sue to lift campaign ban

    SPRINGFIELD – Two Libertarians seeking state office are suing the state over its prohibition on campaign contributions from the medical marijuana indu ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Flood buyout money caught in gridlock

    SPRINGFIELD – A southern Illinois state lawmaker said his bill to release funding to help residents of an often-flooded area of Alexander County isn’t ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • St. Charles residents speak on mall site proposal

    ST. CHARLES – Presented with two similar proposals for the former St. Charles Mall site, residents on Monday called on Shodeen to do better.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Attorney Ken Shepro to face Lauzen in Kane County Board chairman race

    Former Kane County Board attorney Ken Shepro on Monday filed to run against incumbent Chris Lauzen in the Kane County Board chairman Republican primar ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District to create new Butterfield Park plan

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District Board of Commissioners will reconsider building a basketball court as part of its Butterfield Park renovation pl ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Elmhurst Garden Club donates to Elmhurst Park District

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Garden Club gave the Elmhurst Park District a $4,500 donation from proceeds made at the Garden Club's 2015 Annual Garden Walk ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Wheaton City Manager Don Rose to retire after 4 decades at City Hall

    WHEATON – One of Wheaton City Hall's longest-tenured employees – if not longest – will step down in spring 2016 after City Manager Don Rose announced ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District commissioner Jay Kinzler announces congressional run

    GLEN ELLYN – Citing the need for change, Glen Ellyn Park District commissioner Jay Kinzler is running against U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, in th ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Rep. Ron Sandack honored for efforts to stop drunk driving

    DOWNERS GROVE – Mothers Against Drunk Driving named State Rep. Ron Sandack, R.-Downers Grove, as one of its six "2015 Legislators of the Year," accord ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Kane County considers credit card cuts

    GENEVA – The county government’s credit card holders have a combined monthly limit that exceeds $750,000 – an amount the Kane County Board might cut b ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • DuPage County Board keeps property tax flat despite sheriff protests

    Concluding a months-long public and bitter fight between most of the DuPage County Board and sheriff, the board passed its final budget with no proper ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Liquor license violations lead to fines in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two St. Charles liquor license holders have been fined for violations incurred in October, according to a city news release issued Tuesd ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Aldermen table proposed liquor tax to Dec. 1

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen want more time to explore alternatives to introducing a liquor tax in the city.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:58 pm
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