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  • Heated Downers Grove D-58 meeting ends with no pre-election extension for superintendent

    DOWNERS GROVE – In a meeting filled with tension, accusations and interruptions, the Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Board of Education will no ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:35 am
  • Lyons Township Transition Garden grows vegetables for community, experience for students

    LA GRANGE – Donavyn Coronado, a first-year student in Lyons Township High School’s Transition Program, usually doesn’t like to get dirty. But when the ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • Police reports: Westmont for Oct. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Westmont Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Huntley police investigate death in Sun City neighborhood

    HUNTLEY – Huntley police are investigating a death that occurred Tuesday morning in Sun City Huntley, Deputy Police Chief Mike Klunk said.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Woodstock City Council OKs $32,000 purchase of police body cameras

    WOODSTOCK – City police officers soon will add body cameras to their uniforms in a move intended to increase transparency and add a layer of support f ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Car crashes into Cary Starbucks about two weeks after its opening

    CARY – About two weeks after it opened, Cary’s first Starbucks was damaged after a car drove into it, Cary Deputy Police Chief Jim Fillmore said.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Trial begins for Lake in the Hills man accused of assaulting 61-year-old roommate

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a woman living with James Price told him she would say she fell down on the way to the hospital after he physically and s ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • St. John's Lutheran School in Algonquin holds appreciation event for first responders

    ALGONQUIN – Sirens blared Tuesday in the parking lot at St. John's Lutheran School in Algonquin.In t ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County resident hosts parties, fundraisers in Cubs man cave

    Hidden in McHenry County, Stewart McVicar turned his basement into the ultimate Chicago Cubs lair.“I ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Minooka District 201 discusses potential 2016 tax levy

    MINOOKA – During the Minooka School District 201 Board of Education meeting Monday, Superintendent Kris Monn discussed the preliminary 2016 tax levy b ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Crest Hill council approves sidewalk work for Ward 4

    CREST HILL – The southwest portion of Crest Hill will soon see sidewalk repairs after the City Council unanimously approved the work Monday. The impro ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Plainfield receives positive financial audit

    PLAINFIELD – Much of the Plainfield Village Board meeting Monday was dedicated to the presentation of the 2015-16 fiscal year audit, which painted a n ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Channahon, Romeoville receive IDOT grants

    Two Will County communities were announced last week as beneficiaries of the latest round of grants from the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Progr ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Channahon board talks chickens, sprinklers, sign height

    CHANNAHON – Farm animals are not allowed in the nonrural areas of Channahon, but one resident is planning to do her best to talk the Village Board int ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Presence opens health center in Romeoville geared toward seniors

    ROMEOVILLE – Presence Health this week opened its Romeoville Healing Arts Pavilion, designed primarily to serve the large senior population in the are ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 10:59 pm
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