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  • Eyes to the Skies Festival nears in Lisle

    LISLE – Two days of carnival rides will kick off June 29 as a prelude to the Eyes to the Skies Festival that weekend.
    June 22, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 administration proposes Early Learning Center for full-day kindergarten

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon is recommending the district build an Early Learning Center at the former Spaldi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: June 13-19, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • As ComEd rate falls, Algonquin reminding residents they can opt out of aggregation program

    ALGONQUIN – After the base electricity rate offered by ComEd fell lower than the rate offered by the village's electric aggregation program, the villa ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Lengemann: Fight back against summer’s biting bugs

    For most of us, summer’s mosquitoes, ticks and other biting or stinging bugs are a minor annoyance in the form of itchy, swollen bumps. However, some ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for June 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    June 22, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Lake in the Hills zoning board recommends repealing ordinance restricting non-retail uses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – After an outcry from local real estate agents, business owners and property owners, the Lake in the Hills zoning board unanimously ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Illinois State, Richmond police conducting roadside safety checks this weekend

    RICHMOND – The Illinois State Police, District 2 and Richmond Police Department will conduct a joint roadside safety check in McHenry County this week ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Coroner identifies 44-year-old Woodstock man killed by train

    WOODSTOCK – A 44-year-old Woodstock man was identified as the person killed by a Metra train on Monday evening, McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski s ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Huntley mulls banning pawn shops, restricting currency exchanges, loan agencies

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will consider a text amendment to the village’s zoning ordinance that would ban pawn shops and restrict the districts wher ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Marengo Guns angry over being dropped by insurance company

    MARENGO – A local gun store is seeing red over a decision by its insurance company to no longer insure gun shop owners.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Train hits farm field sprayer near Union killing 1, officials say

    UNION – One person was killed in a crash between a farm field sprayer and train Tuesday, officials said.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Randy Hultgren talks obstacles with McHenry County small business owners

    McHENRY – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren teamed up with a national pro-business group to talk about the importance of small businesses in McHenry County.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Channahon to ask other taxing entities to sign on to agreement that would bring public improvements

    CHANNAHON – Channahon administrators intend to go before local taxing bodies again this summer to ask for support for property tax considerations for ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Plainfield board narrowly approves landscaping contract

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Village Board voted Monday to move forward on work to improve village entrances.
    June 21, 2016 - 10:45 pm
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