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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Government consolidation is a hot topic in Illinois, and DuPage County has emerged as a leader in the statewide mission to eliminate excess ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Girls learn about confidence, courage at Will County Leadership Conference

    JOLIET – “Sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage ... 20 seconds of embarrassing bravery and I promise you something great will come of ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Batavia Access TV adds new, student-focused program

    BATAVIA – Batavia Access TV has added a new, student-focused program to its weekly lineup.“After the ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:34 pm
  • Two charged with aggravated robbery in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man and a Roselle woman have been charged with aggravated robbery in an incident that took place Tuesday at the Shell gas station ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Bridal gown sale to support breast cancer programs

    ELGIN – Brides Against Breast Cancer and its Nationwide Tour of Gowns will make a stop at The Haight, 166 Symphony Way, Elgin, where hundreds of new a ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:19 pm
  • State legislators eye school funding reform

    ST. CHARLES – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, said she doesn’t believe the newly introduced School Funding Reform Act of 2015 is a way t ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:16 pm
  • Defense lawyer wants jury members to visit scene of Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Public Defender on Thursday told a judge that she wants a future jury to visit the crime scene of a Geneva murd ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Rialto board has operated without bylaws

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre board has been operating without bylaws, apparently since its origin in 1977, even though the state law that formed ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Wheaton North hosts DuPage County spelling bee

    WHEATON – Perlustrate. Stymieing. Inselberg. Picaresque. Hard enough to spell on their own, a group ...
    March 2, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Former county coroner indicted

    WOODSTOCK – Former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz was indicted Thursday on allegations that for more than 15 years, she never disposed of the re ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Algonquin woman awarded $2.6 million in wrongful death suit

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin woman has been awarded $2.6 million in a wrongful death lawsuit she filed after the death of her husband.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • Board discusses logo, PARCC testing

    LEMONT – The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education saw presentations on a possible new logo for the district and the new s ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • Contract for teachers, support staff at Troy approved

    PLAINFIELD – Teachers and support staff are receiving better pay increases than a previous agreement in a new four-year contract with Troy School Dist ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Following referendum failure, Braidwood turns to development

    BRAIDWOOD – Residents told the City of Braidwood a referendum wasn't the answer to the city's snowballing police pension problem through an overwhelmi ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • Rep. Conroy introduces bill to dissolve DuPage forest preserve board

    A new bill introduced to the state House of Representatives could spell the end of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Board of Commissioner ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:32 pm
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