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  • Elburn, Orleans Homes finding common ground

    ELBURN – A home builder and village officials appear to have found some common ground in the builder’s efforts to market its property in the Blackberr ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District seeks more time to buy property

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A delay in the removal of two billboards is causing the Crystal Lake Park District to need more time to close on a purchase of 27 ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Oakwood Hills residents voice concerns about power plant project

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The first public presentation of a proposed $450 million power plant was mostly met with concern and resistance from residents wanting t ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Elburn to get new, higher electric rates in September

    ELBURN – Since Elburn began its electric aggregation program in 2011, the village has saved the average participating household more than $500 – and a ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Two mothers among those who died in I-55 crash

    Two area mothers were among the five who died in a pair of crashes Monday in construction zones on Interstate 55 in Channahon Township.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Campton residents find threatening note on windshield

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – At least two households in and near Campton Hills recently received threatening letters demanding they leave thousands of dollars a ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Anti-gay group claims Waubonsee violated its freedom of speech

    SUGAR GROVE – Two members of an anti-gay group filed a federal lawsuit against Waubonsee Community College, claiming their free speech was violated af ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • State responds to Pilcher Park Dam questions

    JOLIET – The state is considering only removal, not renovation, of the Pilcher Park Dam, and its elimination will not dry up Hickory Creek, increase e ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Victims in Route 6 accident in Morris live on in loved ones

    MORRIS – Just beyond the Morris city limits, in a roadside ditch along Route 6, a copy of National Geographic was propped Tuesday against a small whit ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Lockport’s $50M capital improvement plan underway

    LOCKPORT – Many projects in an almost $50 million capital improvement plan for Lockport are underway.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Joliet high schools make annual plans for safety

    JOLIET – The safety coordinator for Joliet Township High Schools recently outlined measures taken to keep students safe in school.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Plainfield trustees argue over how much they should say

    PLAINFIELD – Monday’s village board meeting turned into a debate about whether trustees should explain how they vote for the record.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Channahon to lose more administrators

    CHANNAHON – Trustees in Channahon will begin yet another search for a finance director – the second in as many months – as recently hired Erik Bush re ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Home builders, firefighters debate need for sprinklers

    CREST HILL – Home builders and fire officials are at odds over the Crest Hill City Council’s repeal of a fire code that mandated fire suppression spri ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Michelin distribution center to break ground Wednesday

    WILMINGTON – RidgePort Logistics Center will break ground Wednesday on a 1.7 million-square-foot distribution center, which it says will be the larges ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:44 pm
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