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  • Cary bakers can start home businesses with 'cupcake law'

    CARY – Cary baker Becky Dula Czarnik hopes to one day open a cake studio in the village with a space for parties and classes. 
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • DuPage County Coroner: Willowbrook student died after choking in lunch room

    LOMBARD – DuPage County officials are investigating the death of a 15-year-old Willowbrook High School student.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • Elmhurst Park District hires firm to draft new comprehensive and strategic plan

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Park District Board of Park Commissioners recently hired The Lakota Group to complete a new comprehensive and strategic plan, acco ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Steve Cuda, Wayne Jett among 4 considering running for McHenry mayor

    McHENRY – Four people, including a former city mayor, have expressed interest in running for mayor of McHenry after current Mayor Susan Low announced ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Woodstock State of the City: Economic development efforts going strong, to remain priority

    WOODSTOCK – Economic development efforts have been going strong in the city of Woodstock and will continue to remain priority, officials said Thursday ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Wheaton residents continue to oppose DuPage County Fair Association selling alcohol year-round

    WHEATON – A proposal by the DuPage County Fair Association to sell alcohol year-round continues to meet opposition from residents who live near the fa ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake approves video gambling permit, says another proposal needs more work

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The City Council granted a video gambling license to one establishment, and told another that it needs to figure out a workable plan be ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • La Grange Park 93-year-old moved by Honor Flight experience

    LA GRANGE PARK – World War II veteran Paul Watts never had much interest in seeing the majestic war memorials in Washington D.C. The Plymouth Place Se ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • Elmhurst Park District to hold State of the Park District address

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District will its inaugural “State of the Park District” address at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at The Abbey. 
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participation

    Members of the League of Women Voters in DuPage, McHenry and Kane counties are uniting to assemble local politicians for a public forum before the Nov ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Public comment period has begun for RTA project in Will County

    CHICAGO – The Regional Transportation Authority announced Thursday the opening of the 30-day public comment period for 10 proposed projects, including ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • McHenry County recorder race dominated by question of its need

    The election for the otherwise mundane political office of McHenry County recorder has been made interesting by the question of whether it needs to co ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Former Rep. Sandack victim of international crime ring, engaged in 'inappropriate online conversations'

    DOWNERS GROVE – A former state representative says he was the victim of a crime ring from the Philippines focused on luring high profile individuals t ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Lake in the Hills looking for special census workers

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills is looking for people to work as crew leaders, enumerators and clerical staff to help conduct a special census i ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Algonquin Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce anticipates move to Algonquin village hall

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce is looking to move to Algonquin’s Ganek Municipal Center.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:00 am
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