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  • Woodstock bans smoking in the Park in the Square

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock's Park in the Square will soon be smoke-free, at least for the next year.Woods ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Bond lowered for second suspect in Joliet boxing gym slaying

    JOLIET – A man awaiting sentencing in connection with a fatal robbery outside a Joliet boxing gym had his bond lowered for a second time.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 4:43 pm
  • Judge finds man guilty in Will County Courthouse beating

    JOLIET – A Joliet man was found guilty Wednesday of attacking a man on the steps of the Will County Courthouse earlier this year.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Downers Grove resident remembers days as the toy man

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many people, toys are merely things that children play with to entertain themselves. But for others, toys are serious business.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • Lockport Gallery's doors remain closed, future still hazy

    LOCKPORT – No one is paying the rent at the Lockport Gallery, according to Lockport Mayor Steve Streit.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Cary Village Board postpones vote on proposed nine-unit development

    CARY — A vote on a proposed nine-unit planned development at 400 Haber Road was postponed by the Village Board on Thursday after concerns about the se ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Elmhurst Single Mother Support Group hosts speaker Scottie May

    ELMHURST – The Single Mothers Support Group is holding a special meeting for mothers and children Oct. 11.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • McHenry District 156 homecoming game forfeited; dance postponed as strike continues

    McHENRY – An event often seen as the mark of a fresh school year has been scrapped in McHenry Community High School District 156 as an ongoing teacher ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Former Bloomingdale resident slain in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Two suspects are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old DeKalb man Tuesday during a drug deal at 817 Pleasant St. ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Elmhurst celebrates autumn with family-friendly Fall Fest

    ELMHURST – The York & Vallette Business Association will be celebrating Halloween early during the Oct. 10 Fall Fest & Safe Trick-or-Treating event.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana board recommends adding chronic pain to approved uses

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board voted to add some chronic pain conditions to the qualifying list of conditions for medical ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • La Grange Park park district earns arts award

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Community Park District of La Grange Park received Arts Alliance Illinois' Helen Doria Arts in the Park Award at the Illinois Ass ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Wheaton Park District earns recycling award

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District recently won a recycling award for its work on environmental awareness, according to a news release from the distr ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Woodstock lawyer selected as McHenry County Associate Judge

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County's 22nd Judicial Circuit judges have selected a Woodstock attorney to fill the second vacancy on the local bench.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Wheaton City Council may put limits on garage sales

    WHEATON – The city may be placing restrictions on local garage sales in response to neighbor complaints of never-ending displays of heirlooms, knick-k ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:57 pm
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