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  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 10-16

    Hillary Clinton and womenSpare us the hysterics about Mr. [Donald] Trump’s self-described “locker ro ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • McHenry County Board OKs money to tear down McHenry "house of horrors"

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board approved cutting a $19,375 check to comply with a court order to demolish a derelict rural McHenry residence once ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Oct. 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for Oct. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove and Westmont police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:12 am
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry recycling straw bales

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Instead of being thrown away, straw bales used for fall decorations can be recycled at the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • McHenry County police departments to host meet-and-greet Sunday

    McHENRY – Eight McHenry County police departments will host a meet-and-greet Sunday.The Johnsburg, M ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Cafe 31 North brings unique breakfast, lunch items to McHenry

    McHENRY – A new restaurant, Cafe 31 North, officially opened its doors Oct. 10 in McHenry.Cafe 31 No ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Flatlander Market featured on American Express national TV ad campaign

    MARENGO – Don’t be surprised if you recognize a face or two when you walk into downtown Marengo’s Flatlander Market for lunch.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Cary Village Board considers public comment policy for village meetings

    CARY – The Cary Village Board is considering adopting a public comment policy that would apply to village meetings.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Homer Glen lawyer sentenced to 30 years for trying to buy wife's murder

    JOLIET – A Homer Glen lawyer convicted of trying to buy his wife's murder from inside the Will County jail was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in pris ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 6:21 pm
  • Disorderly conduct charge filed against man who hit Joliet councilman

    JOLIET – A misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge has been filed against the real estate broker accused of hitting Councilman Larry Hug in a bar.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Glen Ellyn History Center to host Civil War book sale, presentation

    GLEN ELLYN – The Salt Creek Civil War Roundtable Book Sale and special program featuring the music of the 1850s and 1860s will be Oct. 21 at the Glen ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Letter: Paid sick leave ordinance raises concerns

    To the editor:The Cook County Board of Commissioners passed a major regulation establishing mandator ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Four Lemont students earn National Merit Commended Student recognition

    LEMONT – Lemont High School seniors Mira Antonopoulos, Sarah Hagen, Natasha Joseph and Shannon O’Donnell have been recognized as National Merit Commen ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Lemont schools evacuated after report of smoke smell

    LEMONT – Oakwood and River Valley students and teachers were evacuated at 11 a.m. Oct. 19 after the school administration received a report of the sme ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:33 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
    Cooler temperatures
    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
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