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  • Brew pub could open this year in Joliet's Union Station

    JOLIET – A brew pub could open in Union Station later this year, the city’s economic development director said Tuesday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Oswego school, park districts in agreement with Plainfield residential development

    PLAINFIELD – A proposal to build out a converted single-family home development at Ridge Road and 135th Street was approved for recommendation by the ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Pace, Plainfield optimistic about long-term parking solution

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield resident Nicole Arnold heard there were parking issues at the Plainfield Pace stop before she started four months ago taking t ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Joliet Junior College Multipurpose Facility receives new name

    JOLIET – The Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees approved a new name for the Multipurpose Facility at its Tuesday meeting.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation prepares for 16th annual Chef Fest

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation will once again host more than 30 chefs at its annual culinary fundraising event.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • York High School poms dance team host dance camp

    ELMHURST – The York High School poms dance team is looking for kindergarteners through eighth graders who are interested in learning a dance routine.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Police interrupt Joliet street mugging

    JOLIET – Police say one man was armed when he and an accomplice tried mugging a man on a Joliet street Monday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • Absent Voters: McHenry County agencies aim to boost turnout by registering, informing citizens

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part three of our Absent Voters series. The Northwest Herald examined data from the last 15 years of McHenry County elections f ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Homer Glen lawyer-turned-defendant confronts informant who wore wire

    JOLIET – While Hollywood doesn't get everything right, there's a rhythm that's as familiar to anyone with a TV set as it is to those who frequent actu ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Plum Tree National Country Club in Harvard gets liquor license approved

    HARVARD – Serving alcohol at sporting events, concerts and weddings now will be possible at the Harvard-area Plum Tree National Country Club.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Barrington Hills police use Narcan for first time in heroin overdose

    BARRINGTON HILLS – For the first time since they started carrying the opioid reversal drug Narcan, Barrington Hills police used it to save someone sus ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Downers Grove welcomes Mexican restaurant to downtown community

    DOWNERS GROVE –  For the first time in about a decade, downtown Downers Grove has a full-service Mexican restaurant.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • College of DuPage to create task force to address Higher Learning Commission concerns

    College of DuPage acting interim President Joseph Collins is creating a task force to address the issues raised by the Higher Learning Commission when ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:54 pm
  • Island Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Mundelein man's death

    A 28-year-old Island Lake man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected heroin overdose death in Mundelein, police an ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Cupid Courts benefit for Misericordia set in Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – For the past five years, a group of women passionate about the game of paddle tennis have hosted Cupid Courts Misericordia, a day of friend ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
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