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  • St. Charles aldermen approve Gunderson as city's information systems director

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council unanimously approved Monday a city leader’s recommendation to appoint Larry E. Gunderson as the new directo ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Seeger songfest brings fans to Geneva church

    GENEVA – When Jim Scott tuned up his guitar and sang, “To everything – turn, turn turn – there is a season – turn turn turn,” with audience participat ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • The RendezVu restaurant to get new owner

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council on Monday approved a liquor license for the new owner of The RendezVu restaurant at 1 E. Wilson St. in downtown Ba ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Hastert to appear in federal court

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert is scheduled to appear Thursday in a federal court in Chicago on charges he violated banking laws and lied abou ...
    June 1, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Police Reports: West Chicago for May 28

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the West Chicago Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    June 1, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for May 28

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    June 1, 2015 - 7:13 pm
  • Police Reports: Downers Grove for May 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    June 1, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • Safe in the water

    Alex Tyler said some of his greatest childhood memories involved water and swimming pools. Tyler, the owner of Goldfish Swim School in St. Charles, sa ...
    June 1, 2015 - 6:58 pm
  • Police Reports: Westmont for May 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Westmont Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    June 1, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District explores options for museum

    ELMHURST – For the last 53 years, the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, which stands at the corner of Cottage Hill Avenue and Church Street in Wilder P ...
    June 1, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Lombard introduces new parking payment options

    LOMBARD – New electronic pay boxes and a pay-by-phone option are now available to Lombard Metra users, according to a village news release.
    June 1, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office uses Narcan to revive Crystal Lake man

    The McHenry County Sheriff's Office used Narcan for the first time Saturday night on a 33-year-old Crystal Lake man after an apparent heroin overdose.
    June 1, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Lawyers argue over indictment in Lockport Township drive-by murder case

    JOLIET – A judge will decide if a teenage murder suspect's rights were violated before he was indicted by a grand jury.
    June 1, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Medina: A happier you awaits at with Park District programs

    Many studies that have found correlations between the sun and a better mood, fitness and higher energy levels, new experiences and a sense of satisfac ...
    June 1, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • New season for 'Concerts on the Hill' begins Thursday

    JOLIET – The 41st "Concerts on the Hill" season begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park in Joliet.
    June 1, 2015 - 5:01 pm
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