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  • 'Channahon institution' Lone Star to reopen after fire

    CHANNAHON – If you're looking to find anybody in Channahon, the local wisdom is just go to Lone Star Restaurant and Lounge – they're either there or w ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Environmental Defenders of McHenry County to hold Woodstock recycling drive

    WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be holding a recycling drive for materials that are not collected in curbside recycling ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Wheaton to consider issuing new debt to help with courthouse development shortfall

    WHEATON – The city of Wheaton is still trying to eke out more of the investment it made years ago in the renovation of the Courthouse Square developme ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Rep. Frank Mautino likely Illinois’ next auditor general

    SPRINGFIELD — If confirmed by the Legislature, a longtime state representative from Bureau County will be the state’s next auditor general.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for Oct. 7

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Lockport to improve safety at crosswalk of fatal hit and run

    LOCKPORT – In response to a witness of a fatal hit-and-run of a motorcyclist last month the city of Lockport is taking steps to improve the safety of ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • 1 critically injured in 2-vehicle Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – Two people transported to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash Thursday near Woodstock sustained injuries that are not considered life-t ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • Lemont Artists Guild to draw on top talent for lecture

    Art meets meditation in the ancient Asian technique of ink wash painting. A contemporary award winner will show how it’s done when the Lemont Artists ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 13, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Retired Downers Grove dentist fills in at Haitian clinic

    DOWNERS GROVE – Not quite two years into his retirement, retired dentist and Downers Grove resident David Schubert still sees patients a couple of tim ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 board approved 4-year contract

    ALGONQUIN – Teachers in Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 will receive 4 percent raises for each year of a newly approved four-year c ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • McHenry crash between motorcycle, Pace minibus remains under investigation

    McHENRY – Police and suburban officials continue to investigate a crash involving a Pace minibus that sent a motorcyclist to an area hospital this wee ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Pink fire hydrant offers hope for downtown Glen Ellyn employee

    GLEN ELLYN – As soon as Barbara Doherty saw the pink fire hydrant at Main and Duane streets, she felt like it was a sign that everything was going to ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Right Fit brings personalized fitness approach to La Grange

    LA GRANGE – With 11 years in the fitness training industry, Right Fit is branching out for the first time with a new location at 1045 S. La Grange Roa ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • McHenry businesses offer homecoming alternatives after high school strike cancels events

    McHENRY – Local businesses owners will host events this weekend for McHenry Community High School District 156 students whose homecoming events were c ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Lone Star Restaurant and Lounge closed indefinitely after fire

    CHANNAHON – Lone Star Restaurant and Lounge will be closed indefinitely after a fire Wednesday evening, according to Fire Chief John Petrakis.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:15 am
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