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  • St. Charles leaders hear vision for Pheasant Run

    ST. CHARLES – Pheasant Run Resort might one day share its 149-acre site with retailers and residences.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Plane makes emergency landing at Fermilab

    BATAVIA – A small plane safely made an emergency landing Sunday afternoon on Fermilab property, Fermilab spokesman Andre Salles confirmed in an email ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Downers Grove not considering changes in electronic sign ordinance

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council has indicated it has no desire to revisit an issue that would allow electronic signs at Community Hi ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner, Democrats continue war of words

    SPRINGFIELD — The war of words over the lack of a state budget and Gov. Bruce Rauner’s “Turnaround Agenda” continued this week, though the statehouse ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Former McHenry County Board Chairman Ken Koehler hitting the ground running as Metra rep

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ken Koehler’s first meeting as McHenry County’s representative on the Metra Board did not start out mundane.
    Oct. 10, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Geneva sales tax slightly below projections

    GENEVA – Geneva’s sales tax revenue stands at $1,955,837 through the first five months of fiscal 2015. That nearly is $20,000 less than its budgeted p ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner tries to crank up the pressure

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Oct. 7 painted his side of the budget-impasse picture, saying that while his department heads are saving the state ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Elmhurst, D-205 plan stormwater improvements at Madison Early Childhood Center

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 approved a resolution Sept. 22 authorizing the intergovernmental agreement between the city and ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:51 pm
  • Wheaton to consider issuing new debt to help with courthouse development shortfall

    WHEATON – The city of Wheaton is still trying to eke out more of the investment it made years ago in the renovation of the Courthouse Square developme ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Rep. Frank Mautino likely Illinois’ next auditor general

    SPRINGFIELD — If confirmed by the Legislature, a longtime state representative from Bureau County will be the state’s next auditor general.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana board recommends adding chronic pain to approved uses

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board voted to add some chronic pain conditions to the qualifying list of conditions for medical ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Wheaton City Council may put limits on garage sales

    WHEATON – The city may be placing restrictions on local garage sales in response to neighbor complaints of never-ending displays of heirlooms, knick-k ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Downers Grove presents balanced budget with property tax increase

    DOWNERS GROVE – The village of Downers Grove is proposing a balanced budget for the 2016 fiscal year, according to documents released by village offic ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Campton Hills trustees question process for proposed addiction treatment center

    CAMPTON HILLS – Village trustees abruptly tabled discussion Tuesday about their opposition to a proposed drug and alcohol treatment center for a forme ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Batavia delays 2016 electric rate discussion

    BATAVIA – A scheduled discussion on the city’s upcoming electric rate was delayed indefinitely Tuesday due, in part, to ongoing talks – regarding liti ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:43 pm
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