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  • Emerald ash borer hits trees in Will, Grundy counties

    A small, metallic-green beetle from Asia is forcing local community officials to whip out their pocketbooks.
    April 25, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • IDOT launches month-long infrastructure ‘listening tour’

    JOLIET – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration has announced plans to embark on a statewide “listening tour” to learn about the condition of the state’s ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Will County officials travel to D.C. to lobby on freight, transportation issues

    JOLIET – Will County officials traveled to Washington, D.C., this past week to lobby for federal support on a wide-range of legislative issues – with ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Channahon, Mokena, Plainfield among safest Illinois cities

    Community-police interaction is one of the reasons Channahon and Plainfield are among the safest municipalities in Illinois to live in, according to a ...
    April 25, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Reports: New federal subpoena seeks College of DuPage surveillance footage

    Federal authorities have again subpoenaed the College of DuPage, this time for video surveillance recordings potentially showing how administrators re ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Lake Barrington man charged after approaching Woodstock girl

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake Barrington man faces drug and disorderly conduct charges after police say he approached a girl walking home from a Woodstock elemen ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • A pitch for student space

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jason Memmen wants the board overseeing McHenry County College to take student space into consideration when it makes decisions about t ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Fox River fire district to vote on moratorium on spending Monday

    A fire district’s defeated referendum has led its trustees to consider measures to cut its bottom line, its board president said Friday.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Geneva murder case returns to court May 26

    ST. CHARLES – The sentencing for a Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife has been pushed back to late May, according to court records.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Batavia police looking for witnesses to Friday morning crash

    BATAVIA – As Batavia police continue to investigate a two-vehicle crash that took place Friday morning at Route 31 and Fabyan Parkway, they are lookin ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Batavia, West Aurora school districts to see some state funding restored

    Batavia School District 101 and West Aurora School District 129 will see some state funding restored after the Illinois State Board of Education on Ap ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Todd A. Puttkammer, 36, of the 200 block of North Fifth Street in Geneva, was charged Thursday, April 23, with battery.
    April 24, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Federal charges filed in 2011 synthetic marijuana case involving teen who died after crashing car into house in Batavia Township

    Federal prosecutors have brought charges against the store owner who sold synthetic marijuana to 19-year-old Max Dobner of Aurora, who later died cras ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Treasure hunters’ paradise: More than 200 garage sales in Geneva, St. Charles

    Leann Molitor said her garage sale at 403 Timbers Trail in St. Charles was so successful, she had sold half of her items in 90 minutes after opening F ...
    April 24, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Elmhurst police to host prescription drug take-back

    ELMHURST – On Saturday, the Elmhurst Police Department will host a prescription drug take-back to collect expired, unused or unwanted prescription dru ...
    April 24, 2015 - 7:32 pm
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