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  • 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
  • Secretary of state not sending out renewal reminders to drivers

    SPRINGFIELD — The lack of a state budget soon will start to be felt by more people, namely Illinois drivers.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's attorneys in talks

    Attorneys for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Plano, have been talking with prosecutors about a potential plea deal in Hastert's case, the ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • College of DuPage passes 2016 budget filled with $7.5 million in cuts

    The College of DuPage will shave a few million dollars off of what college staff has called a "bloated budget" and will cut back on what it asks from ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • America in Bloom praises St. Charles parks

    ST. CHARLES – The judges of a national contest praised St. Charles for its parks, according to a news release.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • Thorntons gas station coming to old Elmhurst steak house site

    ELMHURST – In an 11-3 vote, Elmhurst aldermen agreed Sept. 21 to build a Thorntons gas station and convenience store at the former Steven's Steak Hous ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
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