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  • Rauner: Lockport Gallery should reopen, but with private funds, entry fees

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Museum system — including the Lockport Gallery — was shuttered this fall when Gov. Bruce Rauner ordered a system-wide ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake joins drunken driving crackdown over Super Bowl weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Special patrols will be on the lookout this Super Bowl weekend for impaired drivers, the Crystal Lake Police Department said in a news ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Downers Grove South trumpeter returning to Carnegie Hall

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many Community High School District 99 band students, last year’s trip to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City was a once-in- ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn named 'Green Power Community'

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a "Green Power Community."
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Woodstock crash sends man to hospital, takes down stop light

    WOODSTOCK — One man was transported to the hospital in a crash that damaged a guard rail and took down a stop light at the intersection of Route 14 an ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • Lincoln-Way District 210 board openings yield 23 applicants

    NEW LENOX — More than 20 people have applied for two positions on the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Funtime Junction offers flexible child care in Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – Parks and Recreation in Villa Park announces its Funtime Junction child care program is a one-of-a-kind resource for Villa Park and surro ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer financial aid workshops, FAFSA help

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students will have a chance to apply for financial aid during a hands-on workshop to be hosted by McHenry County College and scheduled ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Bartlett library celebrates renovation completion

    BARTLETT – The Bartlett Public Library’s recent renovation celebration drew hundreds of guests.It ki ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Ottawa Senators winger visits DuPage County Animal Care and Control

    WHEATON – Wheaton native and Ottawa Senators winger Ryan Dzingel holds his four-legged friend and apparent Blackhawks fan Zeus on Feb. 2 at DuPage Cou ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake to pursue fines over Crystal Lake South bleacher zoning violations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The multi-year lawsuit over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers has cost the city of Crystal Lake about $250,000.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Berwyn offers ways to beat the winter blues

    BERWYN – The winter’s chill is persistent, but don’t let it stop you, your friends and your family from going out and having a good time in your neigh ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Cary zoning board to hear Meyer Material's case for Route 31 mining extension

    CARY — The end state of the Meyer Material Co. mining site on Route 31 will likely be a main topic at a public hearing regarding the company's request ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner: Chicago Public School takeover plan lives

    SPRINGFIELD — When the time comes, suburban and downstate Democrats will join him in his effort to have the state take control of Chicago’s debt-strap ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves financial assistance for Wilkins car dealership

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved an economic incentive package of $1.5 million for Wilkins Hyundai Mazda car dealership.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:10 pm
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