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    LA GRANGE – Since opening Dec. 1, 2012, Green It Up! Gift Stop, 74 S, La Grange Road, stands out as an environmentally conscious store offering toys, ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:40 am
  • Face Time with Ryan Habeck

    St. Charles resident Ryan Habeck, 15, was at the Kane County Fair with his family when he answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elder abuse is a problem in McHenry County, experts say

    WOODSTOCK – Glynnis Walker Anderson never got to say goodbye to her mother.Anderson, a Woodstock res ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Faculty, students, community members named to MCC presidential search committee

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 15 members of a committee tasked with overseeing the search for McHenry County College’s next president have been chosen.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Galloway school principal has resigned from Channahon school

    CHANNAHON – N.B. Galloway Elementary School Principal Angela Stallion has resigned to accept a principal position at a Hinsdale elementary school.
    July 28, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Legion post sued over video gaming provider

    SUGAR GROVE – Video gambling became legal in Illinois in 2009, but it still took until 2012 for the machines to go “live.”
    July 28, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Plainfield YMCA plans major expansion

    PLAINFIELD – The C.W. Avery YMCA is planning to expand onto land purchased from the Plainfield school district last year.
    July 28, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Rauner halts video gambling payments to cities

    JOLIET – Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk is not shrugging off the roughly $40,000 a month in video gambling taxes that the city won’t get until the state ap ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Land acquisitions completed for public safety complex on Laraway Road in Joliet

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet has completed the easement acquisitions needed to extend water and sewer service to the future Will County public safety c ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Organizations will commemorate 25th anniversary of 1990 Plainfield tornado

    PLAINFIELD – At 3:28 p.m. Aug. 28, church bells in Plainfield will toll.That moment will be exactly ...
    July 30, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • JJC plans to respond to FOIA request as soon as possible

    JOLIET – Joliet Junior College President Debra Daniels said after a college’s board workshop meeting that officials will respond to a Freedom of Infor ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Family farmers keep sweet corn local in Joliet area

    Lovers of locally grown sweet corn still may be mourning the news earlier this month that the Glasscock family had retired from the business. But that ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • West Town redevelopment project to cost $20.9M

    BATAVIA – It would cost an estimated $20.9 million to redevelop the city’s West Town area.The West T ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Collins Street prison redevelopment plans in limbo

    JOLIET – Ten years after the Collins Street Task Force was formed to find new uses for the shuttered Joliet prison made famous by “The Blues Brothers” ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Graffiti was scrawled on a wooden deck at Quarry Park Pool, it was reported to police Thursday, July 23.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:07 pm
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