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  • Candidate filing starts Monday for April Consolidated Election

    LEMONT – Candidate nominating petitions for office in the April Consolidated Election can be filed beginning Monday.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • ‘Information highway’ has capacity to grow

    GENEVA – For the last several years, Kane County has been working to build an “information highway” – a fiber optic network that officials hope to bui ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Petition filing begins for Carol Stream candidates

    CAROL STREAM – Candidate petition filing opened Monday for the April 7, 2015, consolidated general election and, as of Wednesday afternoon, village cl ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Hinsdale Liquor Commission hands out 30-day suspension

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale’s Liquor Commission announced a 30-day liquor license suspension for Hinsdale Food Mart, 5827 S. Madison St., at a meeting of the ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council talks development, finance

    ELMHURST – During the Elmhurst City Council’s last meeting of the year Monday, the council covered several ongoing topics including the North York Pla ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:19 pm
  • McHenry County Board nixes request for taller cell tower

    WOODSTOCK – Can you hear me now? The answer is no.The McHenry County Board on Tuesday evening, on a ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Renovations planned for District 94

    WEST CHICAGO – Community High School District 94 is moving forward with Phase 2 of its long-range facility plan after the Board of Education voted in ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:58 pm
  • Harvard approves annual tax levy

    HARVARD – In a 5-2 vote, the city council this week approved a balloon levy request, knowing it wouldn't receive the full amount it is asking for.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Downers Grove residents form coalition for referendum on village hall, police department

    DOWNERS GROVE – A group of Downers Grove residents have formed a group to petition for a referendum on the April 7 ballot pertaining to the proposed n ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Three file for Sugar Grove village trustee race

    SUGAR GROVE – Three incumbent trustees have filed for three open Village Board seats in Sugar Grove for the April 7 consolidated election. Those who h ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Kane County to improve job application process

    GENEVA – Applying for jobs in Kane County government is about to get easier.The county is preparing ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Residents say they will work to raise money for Rialto

    JOLIET – A group of residents told the governing board of the Rialto Square Theatre they would rather raise their own money for construction of the th ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District conducting survey on why pool referendum failed

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District plans to perform a survey to better understand why its indoor pool referendum was defeated in November.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Wheaton City Council top 3: Sanguinetti resigns, levy passes, Main Street property purchased

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council said a bittersweet goodbye to one of its own, passed its tax levy and sold a long-vacant property on Main Street du ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Judy Baar Topinka remembered for humor, service at memorial in Countryside

    COUNTRYSIDE – There wasn’t a person in attendance at a memorial held Wednesday for the late Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka who didn’t remark o ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:31 pm
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