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  • Kane County Board OKs concealed carry policy for employees

    GENEVA – Kane County employees licensed for concealed carry are now prohibited from carrying firearms in their personal vehicle while on county busine ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Sen. Cullerton honored for mass transit support

    State Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, received a legislative award from Midwest High Speed Rail Association during a lunch Wednesday in Chicago prom ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Midwestern University eyes new optometry school in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Midwestern University is in the early planning stages for a new school of optometry on the Downers Grove campus.
    July 10, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • Village of Bolingbrook defends decision not to activate sirens during tornado warning

    BOLINGBROOK – The Village of Bolingbrook is defending its decision not to activate outdoor warning sirens June 30 despite a tornado warning advisory f ...
    July 10, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • 3 to know: Elmhurst City Council moves on parking deck, Findzall, LA Fitness

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council reviewed and approved a several previously discussed items Monday.
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kane County departments begin presenting proposed 2015 budgets

    GENEVA – County departments on Wednesday began telling Kane County Board members how they plan to spend taxpayer money next year.
    July 9, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • St. Charles parking lot project to begin Monday

    ST. CHARLES – The $1 million renovation project for the municipal parking lot in St. Charles is slated to begin Monday, according to a news release fr ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Rauner touts small businesses during tour of Addison factory

    ADDISON – Illinois Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner promoted the role of small businesses in the state's economy during a recent visit ...
    July 9, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Trustee top 3: Lisle Village Board talks Village Hall development, market study and possible TIF

    The Lisle Village Board met June 30 to discuss developments with a project at the former Village Hall site, the progress of the Downtown Lisle/Ogden A ...
    July 9, 2014 - 8:23 pm
  • Algonquin Police gun range on hold

    ALGONQUIN – A planned gun range for the police department is on hold, as the village looks to reject bids for the project, which came in over budget.
    July 9, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • District 113A has legal avenue to retrieve $90K in back taxes

    LEMONT – District 113A has started a legal process that may allow the school district to recuperate $96,827.73 in back taxes it paid dating back to 20 ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Garfield Crossing development in downtown Hinsdale moves towards completion

    HINSDALE – The long-in-gestation Garfield Crossing project is beginning to take shape in downtown Hinsdale, and it could be completed by the end of th ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council to approve residential stormwater policies

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved two committee reports Monday that would require existing homeowners to either provide stormwater storage ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • For former La Grange police officer, local VA experience not what you've heard in the news

    LA GRANGE – Just about six months after a 12-day stay with a Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital, one La Grange resident said he's not sure where he'd be w ...
    July 11, 2014 - 6:50 pm
  • West Chicago Park District awarded $2.5M for new sports facility

    WEST CHICAGO – A $2.5 million grant will help the West Chicago Park District build a indoor sports facility in Reed Keppler Community Park.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:11 am
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