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  • After record economic development, Huntley eyes hotel in 2015

    HUNTLEY – After seeing record economic development in 2014, Huntley officials will look to secure a hotel in 2015, as they continue to try and draw a ...
    NEW: Dec. 27, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • McHenry council race busiest in years

    McHENRY – Longtime McHenry City Council member Andy Glab said he has to go back more than a decade to remember a time there was so much participation ...
    NEW: Dec. 27, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Wheaton Park District pool pass sale ends Jan. 1

    WHEATON – The 20-percent-off sale for the Wheaton Park District's 2015 aquatic season passes is available a few more days, according to a district new ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • West Chicago taking part in drunk driving crackdown

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago police will be taking part in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign through Jan. 4, the city announced in a news rel ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Glen Ellyn students to attend all-state music festival

    GLEN ELLYN – Several Glenbard South and West high school students have been selected for the Illinois Music Education Association All-State Festival n ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Joliet library patrons scramble for books made into movies in 2014

    JOLIET – Thrillers, mysteries, World War II history and memoirs topped the list for fiction and nonfiction books checked out from the Joliet Public Li ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Water meter replacements coming in January

    DOWNERS GROVE – Starting in January 2015, the village will begin a year long process of replacing transmission units that send water meter readings fr ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 6:43 pm
  • Nick's Tavern earns tourism award

    LEMONT – The Illinois Office of Tourism honored Nick’s Tavern of Lemont with its “Enjoy Illinois: Delicious Destination” award, according to a news re ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Historic poster a nod to Salvation Army's past

    JOLIET – Dan Kallan thinks "the lassie" looks pretty good for 96 years old."She's very fetching, but ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Commemorative stamp makes I&M locations in Lemont, Lockport, Morris collector destination

    Several locations in Will and Grundy counties are among the six locations within the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor offering a l ...
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 6:49 pm
  • Coal City organization brings 'hope' to area

    COAL CITY – Families in Coal City, Diamond and surrounding areas have a new place to turn for help – and for hope.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Forest Preserve District offers Christmas tree recycling program

    The Forest Preserve District of Will County is offering a free Christmas tree recycling program through Jan. 10, according to a district news release.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry County Gardenfest to feature Millennium Park’s Lurie Garden’s plantman

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The best-known plantsman behind Lurie Garden at Millennium Park in Chicago will be the keynote speaker at this year’s McHenry County Ga ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Geneva resident John Gaines dies at 74

    GENEVA – John Gaines, 74, the husband of Geneva Chamber of Commerce President Jean Gaines, was identified as the man who was found dead Friday afterno ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Sugar Grove man hurt in Sycamore accident

    SYCAMORE – A 20-year-old Sugar Grove man was in serious condition Friday after a car crash that took place on Christmas Day.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 9:36 pm
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