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  • More flooding draws dozens to Elmhurst public works meeting

    ELMHURST – Flooded yards and basements from last week's heavy rain drove a couple dozen Elmhurst residents to the Public Works and Buildings Committee ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Batavia alderman to undergo heart surgery

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit said he will not be able to physically attend any Batavia City Council meetings for the next few months beca ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Kane County's $2M budget gap narrows to $800,000

    GENEVA – Kane County officials have a three-week deadline to make about $800,000 in cuts from next year’s proposed general fund budget, Executive Fina ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • Obama administration responds to Wheaton College ruling with Affordable Care Act changes

    In response to a pair of recent Supreme Court rulings – one of which involved Wheaton College – the White House on Friday announced two changes to the ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • La Grange board asks for residents' input on flooding

    LA GRANGE – In light of the immense floods after the Aug. 22 rainfall, the Village Board held a discussion at its most recent meeting Monday to hear t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Bolingbrook to outsource police, fire dispatch services

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook's police and fire dispatch services will be outsourced this fall. The Boli ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Projected Valley View budget dips into reserves, again

    BOLINGBROOK – Valley View School District 365U will dip into its reserves to ensure its tentative Fiscal Year 2015 budget is balanced and student serv ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • City revisits moving York Street Prairie Path crossing

    ELMHURST – As an alternative to an estimated $2.3 million Prairie Path underpass at York Street, the city is revisiting a previous idea to realign the ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Future of sports complex waiting on cleanup cost estimate

    LEMONT – It has been four months since the proposed Lemont Sports Complex has been discussed at a Lemont Village Board meeting.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • Montini students chosen for Village of Downers Grove Youth in Government program

    DOWNERS GROVE – Two Montini Catholic High School seniors, Charles Norgle and John Golumb, were recently appointed by Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Animal foundation plans an Algonquin location

    ALGONQUIN – An animal adoption and animal assisted therapy-center is proposed to be located on Main Street.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Brookfield village manager resigns to take position in Oak Brook

    BROOKFIELD – The village of Brookfield announced Tuesday that Village Manager Riccardo Ginex has submitted his resignation to take on the same role at ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Kane County looks to health insurance for potential savings

    GENEVA – As Kane County works to whittle down a projected budget gap for next year, its elected officials are looking toward the potential cost saving ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Roskam speaks on issues to chamber lunch crowd

    ST. CHARLES – Trying to dispel the idea that nobody agrees with anybody in Washington, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, said Tuesday Democrats and R ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Wheaton City Council considers Courthouse Square, Downtown Wheaton Association and St. James Farm

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council on Monday decided to move forward with a long-developing and controversial project, guided staff to prepare to assi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 9:08 pm
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