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  • 3 Algonquin businesses cited for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Three Algonquin businesses will have to pay fines to the village after being cited for selling alcohol to minors.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • Cary appoints interim village administrator, OKs municipal consultant

    CARY – Cary Assistant Village Administrator Jake Rife will be filling in as interim village administrator after Chris Clark’s last day on the job Frid ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Former McHenry County State's Attorney Lou Bianchi reflects on lengthy career

    WOODSTOCK – Lou Bianchi didn’t spend his last day as McHenry County state’s attorney in his courthouse office.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Wheaton's proposed 2016 property tax levy would be increase from last year

    WHEATON – Wheaton City Council members on Dec. 5 debated the city's 2016 property tax levy, which would be an increase from last year's levy.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Wheaton officials voice concerns about proposed facility for new, expectant single mothers

    WHEATON – Wheaton City Council members have concerns about plans to turn the former Wheaton Inn building at 301 W. Roosevelt Road into a facility for ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Glen Ellyn voters choose candidates at Civic Betterment Party Town Meeting

    GLEN ELLYN – The list of Civic Betterment Party of Glen Ellyn candidates running for village president, Village Board and library board in the April 2 ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:54 am
  • Letter: Electoral College undermines democracy

    To the editor:How is it that in our supposedly democratic country, Hillary Clinton can win the popul ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 5:33 pm
  • Blass concedes to Chaplin in DuPage County Board District 2 race

    Richard Blass of Elmhurst has conceded in his race against DuPage County Board incumbent Elizabeth Chaplin of Downers Grove for the board's District 2 ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • 3 to know: Downers Grove Village Council discusses budget, auto dealerships, construction

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council took care of a few items the week of Thanksgiving, including approving some financial business.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Glen Ellyn Village Board swears in McGinley to fill Elliott's vacant seat

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glen Ellyn trustee Diane McGinley on Nov. 21 took her seat on the Glen Ellyn Village Board to serve the remainder of trustee Tim E ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Challenger to appear at top of ballot for Wheaton City Council's West District race

    WHEATON – Robert "Bobby" McNeily will appear at the top of the ballot in April 2017 for the West District race on the Wheaton City Council.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • Wheaton City Council begins discussions of 2016 property tax levy

    WHEATON – Wheaton City Council members are beginning discussions of the city's 2016 property tax levy.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Patrick Kenneally officially sworn in as McHenry County state's attorney

    WOODSTOCK — The McHenry County State's Attorney's Office officially has its top position filled with the swearing in of Patrick Kenneally on Thursday.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • 3 McHenry County townships to hold GOP primaries in February

    Three township Republican organizations with contested township races in the April 4 election have decided to have voters choose the candidates in a p ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry County state lawmakers claim victory in lame-duck tax increase fight

    The odds of a lame-duck income tax increase, already pretty remote, became even more of a long shot with a significant majority of Illinois House lawm ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 1:01 am
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