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  • Gardner Jr. to retire from fire department

    BERWYN – Berwyn Deputy Fire Chief Paul Gardner Jr. will retire Sept. 7 after 34 years in a firefighter’s uniform.
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Keith Wheeler seeks applicants for education advisory council

    NORTH AURORA – State Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, is seeking applicants for his education advisory council in Illinois’ 50th District.
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Elmhurst city, school, park leaders continue to work on flood agreements

    ELMHURST – Since July, Elmhurst city, park and school leaders have met publicly to discuss agreements regarding the use of park and school lots for fl ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Lawmaker: Illinois State can raise $3.9B without taxing most

    SPRINGFIELD — Rep. Jack Franks thinks he’s found a path to lead Illinois out of its budget wasteland or least get it well along the way.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • New Illinois state laws seek to clarify, expand student rights

    SPRINGFIELD — Schools must have a legitimate reason to demand students provide their social media passwords under a bill signed into law this week by ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Downers Grove Village Council member Greg Hose announces bid for 81st District seat

    DOWNERS GROVE – Village Council member Greg Hose is running for state representative for the 81st District, Hose announced Sept. 1 in a news release.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Committee presents visions, priorities for Geneva's strategic plan

    GENEVA – The Geneva Strategic Plan Advisory Committee on Monday presented an 11-page booklet of its goal prioritization at a special Committee of the ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Batavia Public Library Board president running for Kane County Board

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library Board President Doug Sullivan has announced his candidacy for the Kane County Board.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • Westmont to establish committee for 100th anniversary celebration

    WESTMONT – Westmont is planning to establish a committee to begin planning for the village’s 100th anniversary, which will be held in 2021.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Busse Woods Dam project expected to help with Salt Creek flooding in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Construction for the Busse Woods Dam project, which aims to help improve flooding issues along Salt Creek, began Aug. 12.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Illinois taxpayers continue to fund state lawmakers' health insurance

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois taxpayers spent $1.23 million last year to provide health insurance to state lawmakers despite the fact that the jobs are part- ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Oak Brook couple charged for writing letters to judges

    An Oak Brook couple has been accused of sending letters, one of which was of a threatening nature, to two DuPage County judges, according to the DuPag ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Illinois state only paying out lottery prizes of less than $25,000

    SPRINGFIELD — Win the Lottery? You might want to hold off on that new bass boat, dream house or even ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • McMahon seeks 2nd term as Kane County state’s attorney

    Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon hopes he can continue doing a job he loves.And so this week ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Elmhurst seeks bidders for North York Corridor Plan

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst is on the lookout for bidders interested in working on the streetscape design for the North York Corridor, a 1.8-mile ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
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