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  • Joliet area women share stories of breast cancer survival

    JOLIET – On the first day of the 2014 school year, Maria Fisher, an American literature teacher at Joliet Catholic Academy, received a phone call that ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • College of DuPage cancels evening classes in response to bomb threat

    The College of DuPage canceled evening classes Oct. 5 after receiving a bomb threat, according to a post on the college's website.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Joliet City Council drops plan for business taxing districts

    JOLIET – The Joliet City Council on Monday dropped the idea of creating business taxing districts in 2016, saying it was too much too fast.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • St. Charles hears video gaming debate

    ST. CHARLES – With nowhere to sit, people stood against the back wall of the City Council Chambers as St. Charles’ leaders Monday night listened to ar ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Mayor: West Batavia Cemetery to expand

    BATAVIA – The West Batavia Cemetery is expanding southward on land already owned by the city of Batavia, Mayor Jeff Schielke said Monday.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Geneva aldermen OK affordable housing map

    GENEVA – After nearly an hour of discussion, Monday, Geneva aldermen unanimously approved a resolution amending a map to include eight additional site ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Wredling leaves lasting legacy in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – John Wredling wasn’t an ordinary educator. Those who knew the 101-year-old World War II veteran and former St. Charles School District 3 ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:20 pm
  • Traffic advisories set for Scarecrow Fest

    ST. CHARLES – Visitors to the 30th annual Scarecrow Fest are encouraged to carpool and use remote lots, as the festival is expected to generate heavy ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • K.Hollis Jewelers Wine Bar grand opening set for Friday

    BATAVIA – K.Hollis Jewelers in Batavia is taking its hosting of events to the next level.A grand ope ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • St. Charles woman charged with forgery

    GENEVA – A St. Charles woman was charged with three counts of felony forgery after police said she used phony $20 bills with the same partial serial n ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • 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
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