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  • Tributes continue for former Glen Ellyn Fire Chief Stu Stone

    GLEN ELLYN – The tributes continue to pour in for longtime Glen Ellyn Fire Chief Stu Stone.The Glen ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Algonquin recognized for excellence in financial reporting

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 13th consecutive year for its compre ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:12 am
  • Lake in the Hills employees recognized by American Public Works Association

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two Lake in the Hills Public Works Department employees were recognized by the American Public Works Association Chicago Chapter. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County Board expected to weigh in on electronic voting rules

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s new electronic voting system will officially go live Tuesday, if board members approve changes to the rules to ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Early primary voting begins in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Early voting has begun for the consolidated primary election in Berwyn. City candidates ar ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:53 pm
  • McHenry County Board gets pep talk from U.K. ambassador

    WOODSTOCK – Before embarking on its long-term planning meeting, the McHenry County Board got a rare pep talk from Her Majesty’s Government.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:15 pm
  • Appeal ahead in Elmhurst hoop house fight, alderman says no moving on new ordinance until settled

    ELMHURST – In another step in a months-long civil struggle, an Elmhurst family that was ordered by the city to take down their backyard hoop house wil ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:33 am
  • Elmhurst mayor voices disapproval of plan rotation test causing noise over village

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley said he's not a fan of a test that is designed to more evenly distribute nighttime airplane noise across northw ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:41 am
  • Huntley buys former Catty Corp. property as part of downtown revitalization program

    HUNTLEY – Huntley has bought the former Catty Corp. property as part of the village’s effort to revitalize the downtown area. 
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Lakewood Village Board keeps video gambling ban in place

    LAKEWOOD – The village will remain free of video gambling machines after the Village Board rejected an ordinance to overturn its ban.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Quigley: U.S. economy – More good than bad

    While America’s economy, or gross domestic product, grew at only 1.9 percent in 2016 versus the 3 percent standard, 2.3 million new jobs were created ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Efforts continue to preserve historic Wheaton mansion

    WHEATON – Residents continue to voice concerns about a plan to raze the buildings on the Loretto Convent property at 1600 Somerset Lane to make way fo ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 1:34 pm
  • Glen Ellyn trustees approve Panera Bread plans

    GLEN ELLYN – Two office buildings along Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn will be razed for a Panera Bread restaurant and other development.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • Domo 77 restaurant in Wheaton to be razed for new commercial building

    WHEATON – The Domo 77 steak house at 2040 S. Naperville Road in Wheaton will be torn down to make way for a restaurant and retail building.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:03 am
  • Forum for School District 155, Crystal Lake City Council candidates set for Thursday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Voters will have a chance Thursday to hear from candidates for the Crystal Lake City Council and the Community High School District 155 ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:21 pm