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  • St. Charles hears video gaming debate

    ST. CHARLES – With nowhere to sit, people stood against the back wall of the City Council Chambers as St. Charles’ leaders Monday night listened to ar ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Mayor: West Batavia Cemetery to expand

    BATAVIA – The West Batavia Cemetery is expanding southward on land already owned by the city of Batavia, Mayor Jeff Schielke said Monday.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Geneva aldermen OK affordable housing map

    GENEVA – After nearly an hour of discussion, Monday, Geneva aldermen unanimously approved a resolution amending a map to include eight additional site ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • La Grange park district to sell part of Gordon Park to senior facility developer

    LA GRANGE – The Park District of La Grange has agreed to sell 2.82 acres of land in the northwest corner of Gordon Park to Pathway Development Partner ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Four finalists named in Illinois state auditor general search

    SPRINGFIELD — The list of candidates to become Illinois’ auditor general has been narrowed to four.T ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Officials say O'Hare runway changes will decrease noise in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Upcoming changes at Chicago O'Hare International Airport are expected to decrease air traffic and noise in Elmhurst, Federal Aviation Admin ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Glen Ellyn village trustees approve incentive agreement with flooring company

    GLEN ELLYN – Village trustees approved Sept. 28 a $100,000 sales tax rebate agreement that will allow DeSitter Flooring to move into the former Bende’ ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Lombard introduces camera as part of manhole maintenance program

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Public Works Department kicked off a new program this week to assess the condition of manholes in the village using a digital ca ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Retiring Wheaton police chief remembered as professional, mentor to others

    WHEATON – For nearly two decades, Wheaton’s Police Department has been headed by one man – Chief Mark Field. But his time as police chief will be comi ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Another View: Boehner will be a team player to the end

    A lot of people want the lame-duck speaker of the House to do something he just can’t do. And I’m not talking about the House Freedom Caucus radicals ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Kane County plans for court security fee hike

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders are preparing to nearly double the fee that pays for court security.Exe ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • State Sen. Cullerton to host annual districtwide job fair

    VILLA PARK – State Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, will join with local chambers of commerce and the Illinois Department of Employment Security to h ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • A rematch in the making?

    The 2016 race for Kane County coroner appears to be a recast of 2012. The same players say they might be running again.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Illinois state museums, Sparta shooting fields will close despite pause in layoffs

    SPRINGFIELD -- A pause in state layoffs won’t stop the planned closures of the state’s museum system nor its shooting facilities near Sparta, Gov. Bru ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Wheaton District 200 kicks off facilities-centered engagement with state of the district address

    WHEATON – For years, Community Unit School District 200 has been discussing publicly and internally what needed to be done to address its facility pro ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm
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