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  • Elburn author seeks to empower readers

    ELBURN – For years, Leslie Sann wanted to write a book. When the Elburn resident did just that, she started it with a breakthrough moment she experien ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Gordon C. Audet, 24, of St. Charles, was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 30, on a warrant.• Tobias Carte ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • ‘Tremendous honor’

    ELGIN – Don Kauerauf of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency said he had one thought as he traveled Monday to Elgin Community College to present t ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:12 pm
  • Fired College of DuPage administrators drop appeal

    Two fired financial administrators for the College of DuPage will be dropping their termination appeal against the school – but may be filing suit aga ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Plainfield officials discuss strategic plan

    PLAINFIELD – If there is one thing that’s notable about the third year of Plainfield’s five-year strategic plan, it’s that the village is ahead of sch ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Dobbs sworn in as Grundy County defender

    MORRIS – After 22 years of hanging around the office, Gary Dobbs made it legal on Monday. The longtime assistant was sworn in as the Grundy County pub ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • McHenry Public Library's ComicCon expands

    McHENRY – The McHenry Public Library's 17th annual ComicCon will be bigger than ever, spreading through the library instead of just in the meeting roo ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Will County Courthouse beating trial begins

    JOLIET – A bench trial began Monday for one of the men accused of jumping a man outside the Will County Courthouse earlier this year.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • La Grange park district to sell part of Gordon Park to senior facility developer

    LA GRANGE – The Park District of La Grange has agreed to sell 2.82 acres of land in the northwest corner of Gordon Park to Pathway Development Partner ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Cary police receive reports of vehicle burglaries

    CARY – The Cary Police Department is reminding resident to keep their vehicles locked at all times after several vehicle burglaries were reported over ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Cary Metra project moving forward after Monday meeting

    CARY —The village's proposed project to enhance Metra facilities took a step forward Monday when village administrators met with Illinois Department o ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Shuttered Dwight Correctional Center to house firefighter training facility

    DWIGHT — More than two years after Illinois shuttered the Dwight Correctional Center, the now vacant, former all-female prison is slated for new use.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake attorney selected as McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Crystal Lake attorney Michael E. Coppedge was selected to fill one of two vacancies on the local bench.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Wheaton North High School alumni reunion to run Oct. 8 through 11

    WHEATON – Wheaton North High School's annual reunion will be held from Oct. 8 through 11, according to a news release from the Wheaton North Alumni As ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Elmhurst Rotary Club launches 'Stop Heroin in Elmhurst' campaign

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Rotary Club launched a grant program Sept. 29 to aid organizations that combat the growing heroin addiction problem in the com ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
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