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  • Lisle Village Board appoints teacher Christy McGovern to board

    LISLE – The Lisle Village Board has a new member after unanimously approving Christy McGovern to complete the term of a recently resigned trustee, acc ...
    NEW: July 27, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for July 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove and Westmont police department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged w ...
    July 27, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • $500K bond for woman facing heroin DUI charges in crash that killed Woodstock mom

    WOODSTOCK — A McHenry County judge increased the bond for a Wisconsin woman allegedly under the influence of heroin during a fatal McHenry crash.
    July 27, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • DuPage County Fair Association wants to sell alcohol year round

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Fair Association would like to sell alcohol year round in connection with events at the fairgrounds at 2015 Manchester Roa ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District tax bills to shrink

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn residents are expected to pay less to the Park District as a result of the decision of its Board of Commissioners to allow deb ...
    July 27, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Downers Grove police release heavily redacted report on Ron Sandack investigation

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department responded July 27 to Suburban Life's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on the investigatio ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • DuPage, Will GOPs accepting applicants for Ron Sandack's seat

    The chairmen of the DuPage County and Will County GOP organizations are accepting applications to fill the now-empty Illinois House of Representative ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Police reports: Westmont for July 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Westmont Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Kane County deputy, wife of ex-McHenry County undersheriff drug case transferred to Lake County

    WOODSTOCK – A criminal case against a Kane County sheriff’s deputy and wife of the former McHenry County undersheriff will be heard in Lake County.
    July 27, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Downtown Crystal Lake has no retail vacancies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Anyone who wants to relocate their retail store downtown will have to wait, as there are zero retail vacancies in downtown Crystal Lake ...
    July 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Jim Haller, the 'city historian' of Joliet, retiring

    JOLIET – Jim Haller has fond memories of driving a 1970 Chevy Camaro Z/28 on what was back then a wide open Jefferson Street, so it should be no surpr ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Channahon District 17 considers extending online reading program

    CHANNAHON – The Channahon District 17 school board celebrated a reading victory Monday.Students in t ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Plainfield board considers surveys for downtown parking, roadways

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Village Board on Monday evening discussed an ongoing issue for residents, business owners and visitors alike – parking.
    July 26, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • Planned New Lenox retail center with Fleckenstein's, Durbin's moves forward

    NEW LENOX – New Lenox’s plans to revitalize the northeast corner of Route 30 and Cedar Road took several steps forward during a village board meeting ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Unused Joliet-owned gym needs a new roof

    JOLIET – Joliet owns a gym – a little-known fact that came back to light when the city manager said it needs a new roof.
    July 26, 2016 - 10:28 pm
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