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  • Gov. Bruce Rauner to Democrats: Work with me or pass tax hike

    SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Bruce Rauner on the evening of Feb. 9 closed out a tour of speeches to civic groups around the state with an often-repeated messag ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Wheaton City Council to vote on raising ambulance fees for patients

    WHEATON – People taken to the hospital in Wheaton ambulances may soon have to pay more of the cost of their ride.
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 9:51 am
  • Glen Ellyn Park District board continues state lobbying group discussions

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners continues to talk about whether it should leave the Illinois Association of Park Dist ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 7:54 am
  • Official: Illinois state museum could reopen in weeks

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Museum could reopen in a matter of weeks if the General Assembly approves changes sought by Gov. Bruce Rauner, accord ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Village of Downers Grove considering raising stormwater utility fee

    DOWNERS GROVE – Officials with the village of Downers Grove are encouraging residents to attend a discussion on the village's stormwater utility progr ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves economic incentive for Ace Hardware

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved a $25,000 TIF incentive request for the Ace Hardware store in downtown Elmhurst.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn named 'Green Power Community'

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a "Green Power Community."
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner: Chicago Public School takeover plan lives

    SPRINGFIELD — When the time comes, suburban and downstate Democrats will join him in his effort to have the state take control of Chicago’s debt-strap ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves financial assistance for Wilkins car dealership

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved an economic incentive package of $1.5 million for Wilkins Hyundai Mazda car dealership.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District board extends contract of executive director

    GLEN ELLYN – Dave Harris will continue to be the executive director of the Glen Ellyn Park District for the next three years.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County warns against spread of equine herpes

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is asking horse owners to keep their horses off forest preserve lands to avoid the spread of equine herp ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Elmhurst D-205: some special education students to stay at Field Elementary School

    ELMHURST – After an onslaught of public criticism, Elmhurst District 205 announced Jan. 26 that some of the special education programs at Field Elemen ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Rise and Shine Cafe opens in DuPage County Community Center

    A new cafe at the DuPage County Community Center is letting those struggling with mental illness find self-confidence and build skills.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Woodstock approves liquor license for Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop

    WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s sandwich shop, set to open in May, received approval from the city for a Class A-6 liquor license.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner announces plan for private-public partnership for I-55 widening

    Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Feb. 4 a plan to add managed lanes to Interstate 55 through a private-public partnership.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:35 pm
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