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  • Letter: Enjoy the ride

    To the editor:Poor Walt Zlotow, like other Democrats he just can't accept the fact that Donald Trump ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Wheaton mayor: City bustling with business activity

    WHEATON – In his State of the City address, Wheaton Mayor Michael Gresk took note of the number of businesses that continue to flock to the city.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • McHenry police promote new commander, sergeant at City Council meeting

    McHENRY – The promotion of two McHenry police officials and a liquor license transfer highlighted Monday’s McHenry City Council meeting.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Algonquin water meter replacement program to improve reading accuracy, official says

    ALGONQUIN – A proposed water meter replacement program will improve the accuracy of readings and give residents an easy way to measure their water use ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Orr: Honor King’s legacy by continuing the voting rights fight

    We are facing a critical time for voting rights in our country. On [Jan. 16], I spoke to the Southland Ministerial Health Network at their Martin Luth ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Brewpoint Coffee gets $60,000 in TIF assistance from Elmhurst City Council

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst could be a bit more caffeinated as a local cafe received a sizable chunk of monetary help from the City Council to ope ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 6:31 pm
  • Elmhurst residents flock to City Council to support hoop house

    ELMHURST – Residents supporting a family facing city fines for a temporary, plastic hoop house to grow vegetables in the winter attended the Jan. 17 E ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 school board OKs 4-year teachers union contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Teachers in Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will receive 3.75 percent annual raises under a new four-year contract.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Simon: Sensible health care is needed

    To the editor:It's really the one word I could come up with to adequately describe the [Affordable C ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Wheaton moving ahead on downtown streetscape improvements

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council is moving forward with work on the city's Downtown Streetscape Project after voting to authorize an agreement with ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Berwyn completes project on Recreation Center

    BERWYN – Using more than $80,000 in grant money, the city of Berwyn recently completed renovations on its Recreation Center at 6501 31st St.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Senior living facility eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees heard plans for a senior living facility that would be built in an 8-acre lot in the northwest corner of West Alg ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Wheaton City Council approves facility for single moms at former Wheaton Inn

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council on Jan. 17 voted 6-0 to approve plans for the former Wheaton Inn building at 301 W. Roosevelt Road to become a faci ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Trial date for Material Service Corporation lawsuit against La Grange may be set soon

    LA GRANGE – A lawsuit over a major flood control project in La Grange may be headed to a trial soon, La Grange Village President Tom Livingston said.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Electoral Board upholds challenges against 2 Berwyn United candidates

    BERWYN – The City of Berwyn Municipal Officers Electoral Board upheld challenges against two Berwyn United candidates running for City Council at a he ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 8:27 am
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