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  • New Lenox candidates face two-term incumbent

    NEW LENOX – Two New Lenox mayoral candidates will run against two-term incumbent Tim Baldermann in the April 7 election. 
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Rialto chairman addresses move to forego $350K donation

    JOLIET – Rialto officials were faced with a “damned if we do and damned if we don’t” situation when contemplating a second $350,000 offer to pay for a ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Joliet officer with a knack for catching bad guys retires

    JOLIET – “I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more of it I seem to have,” Coleman Cox wrote in 1922.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Upgrades ahead for Kaneland student information system

    SUGAR GROVE – Students and parents in Kaneland School District 302 will see changes in the district’s Web-based student information system, which will ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Judge orders primary election in Campton Hills

    A Kane County judge Thursday cleared a path for six Campton Hills candidates, including two write-in candidates, to be part of a Feb. 24 primary elect ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Batavia weighing whether to join STEM school

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members are set to vote Feb. 24 on whether Batavia School District 101 should become a part of the John C. Dunham STEM ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Batavia consultant Aiston pleads guilty to DUI

    Batavia Economic Development Consultant Chris Aiston on Thursday pleaded guilty to an amended count of driving under the influence of alcohol, a misde ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Experts ‘cautiously optimistic’ at 2015 Economic Forecast

    ST. CHARLES – Business and city leaders in Kane County on Thursday said there were a number of indicators that showed positive signs for the economy i ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Rosary Booster Club to raise funds at 35th annual Super Bowl event

    Mary Lou Kunold said a November call to her phone went something like this:“We’re by the outlet mall ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Mental Health Court funding put on hold

    MORRIS – The Grundy County Mental Health Court program has been put on hold because of the governor’s executive order freezing all state discretionary ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Plainfield 202 teachers ratify new contract

    PLAINFIELD – Teachers in Plainfield School District 202 have ratified a new three-year contract that increases their pay by an average of 2 to 3 perce ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:28 pm
  • Some Will County officials desire Joliet incentives to keep courthouse downtown

    JOLIET – County officials this week said they were serious about building a new courthouse in downtown Joliet – but some were equally hesitant to go a ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake self-storage facility receives lukewarm thumbs up from council

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A self-storage looking to move into a vacant building on Virginia Road will have to do so without the extra signs it was looking for.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Youth Crossroads students rally community ahead of health fair Saturday

    BERWYN – Youth Crossroads students, Berwyn city officials and Enroll America teamed up in Berwyn on Thursday to get the word out about signing up for ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:52 pm
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