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  • Steve Cuda, Wayne Jett among 4 considering running for McHenry mayor

    McHENRY – Four people, including a former city mayor, have expressed interest in running for mayor of McHenry after current Mayor Susan Low announced ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • New judge will hear Melodie Gliniewicz's motion to dismiss Fox Lake misuse of charitable funds charges

    A new judge will hear a motion to dismiss misuse of charitable funds charges against Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Jo ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Woodstock State of the City: Economic development efforts going strong, to remain priority

    WOODSTOCK – Economic development efforts have been going strong in the city of Woodstock and will continue to remain priority, officials said Thursday ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 students learn alpaca felting

    Students from Dundee-Crown, Hampshire and Jacobs high schools learned about the ancient art of alpaca felting this week via grant-funded workshops.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Joliet students learn about life in Africa

    JOLIET – Fifth-grade students at Carl Sandburg Elementary School experienced in real life Thursday what they had been reading in a book that talks abo ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Lockport gears up for Steampunk Weekend events

    LOCKPORT – The city of Lockport will embrace the old-fashioned-yet-futuristic theme of steampunk this weekend through a series of events. 
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Lockport to maintain RV policy, revamping fine schedule

    LOCKPORT – Some Lockport residents are still trying to get the city to change its mind about a decades-old ordinance that limits the size of recreatio ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Troy board approves TIF agreement

    SHOREWOOD – After being divided on the measure at its August meeting, the Troy District 30-C school board voted Wednesday to approve an intergovernmen ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 board offers budget process suggestions

    NEW LENOX – The Lincoln-Way District 210 board adopted the fiscal 2017 budget, and suggestions were made by some board members on the budgeting proces ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • 13 potential candidates take petitons for Joliet council election

    JOLIET – Joliet City Council seats are attracting strong interest both from potential candidates taking out petitions for the April 4 election and peo ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Construction begins on St. Elizabeth Residences senior community in Channahon

    CHANNAHON – The most recent census reports that 66 percent of senior renters in Will County are cost-burdened, meaning that they pay more than a third ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Skeleton Key Brewery brings good beer, education programs to Woodridge

    WOODRIDGEAnew brewery opening in Woodridge believes the key to success is brewing well-crafted, bala ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:29 am
  • Wheaton residents continue to oppose DuPage County Fair Association selling alcohol year-round

    WHEATON – A proposal by the DuPage County Fair Association to sell alcohol year-round continues to meet opposition from residents who live near the fa ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Plainfield student hit by car

    PLAINFIELD – A Plainfield North High School freshman was airlifted to a Maywood hospital after being struck by a vehicle while riding her bicycle Thur ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Experience all things Czech at Lemont's 77th annual Moravian Day Festival

    LEMONT – You don’t have to be Czechoslovakian to enjoy the 77th annual Moravian Day Festival this weekend.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:32 am
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