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  • Quigley: U.S. economy – More good than bad

    While America’s economy, or gross domestic product, grew at only 1.9 percent in 2016 versus the 3 percent standard, 2.3 million new jobs were created ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Efforts continue to preserve historic Wheaton mansion

    WHEATON – Residents continue to voice concerns about a plan to raze the buildings on the Loretto Convent property at 1600 Somerset Lane to make way fo ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 1:34 pm
  • Glen Ellyn trustees approve Panera Bread plans

    GLEN ELLYN – Two office buildings along Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn will be razed for a Panera Bread restaurant and other development.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • Now-closed Lombard daycare at center of Elmhurst child death suit

    A now shuttered Lombard day care center and one its owners are facing a lawsuit after a three-month-old girl died at the facility last November.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • Domo 77 restaurant in Wheaton to be razed for new commercial building

    WHEATON – The Domo 77 steak house at 2040 S. Naperville Road in Wheaton will be torn down to make way for a restaurant and retail building.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:03 am
  • Crystal Lake fire causes $50,000 in damage to commercial building

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fire officials are investigating what started a fire that caused more than $50,000 in damage to a commercial building Monday night.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:19 pm
  • Forum for School District 155, Crystal Lake City Council candidates set for Thursday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Voters will have a chance Thursday to hear from candidates for the Crystal Lake City Council and the Community High School District 155 ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • McHenry organizations launch new events website for city

    McHENRY – To improve the city’s marketing efforts, several McHenry businesses and organizations have created a new website – www.mchenryevents.com.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:15 pm
  • No one injured in Algonquin house fire, but cat missing, official says

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District battled a residential structure fire Tuesday in Algonquin, a fire official said.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry County College students mentor peers through new program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students now are able to mentor and be mentored by their peers through two new programs at McHenry County College.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Plainfield considering new community foundation

    PLAINFIELD – A by-Plainfield, for-Plainfield foundation could soon be established.Community Foundati ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • Tuminello tapped for Will County capital improvements committee chairman

    JOLIET – Will County Board member Ray Tuminello, R-New Lenox, will take over as chairman of the board’s capital improvements committee.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 committee recommends boiler replacement, electricity contract

    NEW LENOX – A Lincoln-Way District 210 advisory committee agreed to forward recommendations to the Board of Education regarding the replacement of boi ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:38 pm
  • Joliet expects to save on bulbs and labor with LED lighting

    JOLIET – The city has been changing a lot of lightbulbs lately.More than 1,000 streetlight bulbs and ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:35 pm
  • Lombard couple brings love of bridge to Wheaton Park District

    WHEATON – For Lombard couple Ron and Phyllis Fogel, being bridge instructors for the Wheaton Park District suits them just fine.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 7:31 pm