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  • New Westmont police officer sworn in

    Tyler Sage (left) is sworn in as a member of the Westmont Police Department by Mayor Ron Gunter. Sage is a Marine who formerly worked at the Cook Coun ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Kane County official says state funding lag was 'only temporary'

    Kane County will, in fact, receive state income tax payments from Illinois during the budget stalemate, officials learned after telling board members ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Judge: State must pay bills, show a plan

    SPRINGFIELD — U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is keeping an eye on how well Illinois complies with her order to meet its obligations to cit ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Brookfield Village Board names Brigid Weber to fill village clerk vacancy

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Village Board appointed Brigid Weber to fill in the vacancy for the village clerk at their meeting Aug. 24.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • State Sen. Pam Althoff formally announces her re-election campaign

    McHENRY – Republican state Sen. Pam Althoff made official that she is seeking a fourth full term in Springfield.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Former Downers Grove resident receives conservation award

    DOWNERS GROVE – An Illinois conservation police officer has to face a lot of different situations – everything from checking compliance on boat licens ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Villa Park Village President Deb Bullwinkel to run for Duckworth's congressional seat

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park Village President Deb Bullwinkel announced this week that she is throwing her hat into the Democratic primary race for the Dis ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Batavia fire lieutenant pleads not guilty in domestic battery case

    A Batavia Fire Department lieutenant Wednesday pleaded not guilty to aggravated domestic battery.Ral ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Kane County Patriots to host rally in St. Charles today

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County residents today are invited to a rally on the Main Street Bridge in St. Charles to protest the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • State suspends payments to Kane County

    GENEVA – The state budget stalemate has resulted in a $500,000 monthly hit to Kane County.Illinois – ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Westmont talks grants, environment, safety forums

    WESTMONTThe village of Westmont had a productive meeting Aug. 20, discussing grants, environmental i ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • Palos Park officials respond to Lemont outcry on annexation plans

    Palos Park Mayor John Mahoney and Village Manager Rick Boehm said they dispute the village of Lemont's characterization of their annexation negotiatio ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 5:13 pm
  • Union Pacific scraps proposal for Wheaton pedestrian overpass

    WHEATON – A long-gestating proposal to create a pedestrian overpass over the railroad tracks in downtown Wheaton is no more, according to Union Pacifi ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Recommended flood work would cost Elmhurst $56M

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Public Works and Buildings Committee is exploring ways to provide flooding relief for residents that may include increasing th ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:54 pm
  • La Grange Citizens' Council to host open forum on current liquor ordinances, possible changes

    LA GRANGE – The future of La Grange’s liquor laws will be under discussion at an open forum led by the Citizens’ Council of La Grange at 7:30 p.m. Sep ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:30 pm
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