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  • Attempted fraudulent purchases put county officials on alert

    GENEVA – Kane County officials are on alert after fraudulent purchases were discovered, staff told a County Board committee Wednesday.
    March 25, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Kaneland’s custodial services cost to stay the same

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland’s school board approved a renewal of the district’s contract for custodial services, but it was not a unanimous decision.
    March 25, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Joliet committee gives OK to local preference on city bids

    JOLIET – New ordinances headed to the Joliet City Council for approval would give local companies an edge on city contracts, set new rules for residen ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • St. Charles issues Spanish-language brochure

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles has developed a brochure written in Spanish that outlines some useful city services, community resources and imp ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Batavia School Board candidates discuss communication at forum

    BATAVIA – Candidates for Batavia School District 101 Board on Wednesday addressed such topics as whether the board communicates effectively with the p ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • St. Charles police arrest 4 during traffic campaign

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police made four arrests and issued 17 citations during a two-week enforcement period that ended Sunday, according to a news ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Doubling down

    SHOREWOOD – Obtaining Lake Michigan water to satisfy long-term water needs was a main talking point in Shorewood Mayor Rick Chapman’s State of the Vil ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Wheaton Grand Theater restoration underway, organizers awaiting final project price tag

    WHEATON – For years, the Wheaton Grand Theater has been a symbol of the history the city loves to embrace, the perception that Wheaton's is a downtown ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • State grant freeze jeopardizes proposed West Chicago turf center

    WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Park District has placed a major construction project on hold in light of the state suspending some grant programs.
    March 25, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • West Chicago man wins $200,000 with forgotten lottery ticket

    WEST CHICAGO – A West Chicago man is $200,000 richer after winning the Lucky Day Lotto on a ticket he nearly forgot he had, the Illinois Lottery annou ...
    March 26, 2015 - 6:17 am
  • Downers Grove resident relives march from Selma

    DOWNERS GROVE – Fifty years ago, Rev. David Bebb Jones had a front row seat to history when he took part in one of the marches from Selma, Ala., to Mo ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • District 201 continues referendum awareness efforts as election day approaches

    WESTMONT – With early voting underway and the April election in less than two weeks, proponents of Community Unit School District 201's upcoming refer ...
    March 25, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Study: Will County ranks among healthiest Illinois counties

    JOLIET — Will County has been ranked among the state's healthiest counties for the sixth consecutive year, according to a nationwide study released We ...
    March 25, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • 2.9-magnitude earthquake hits Lake in the Hills; McHenry County residents report impact

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 2.9-magnitude earthquake hit Lake in the Hills shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday,according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
    March 25, 2015 - 7:36 pm
  • Collins Street prison redevelopment on governor's radar

    SPRINGFIELD – Redevelopment plans for the old Joliet Correctional Center are now on Gov. Bruce Rauner's radar following a Wednesday meeting in Springf ...
    March 25, 2015 - 7:00 pm
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