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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up for Woodridge

    THUMBS UP: When there’s this much pizza at a party, everybody wins. Seven pizzerias from Downers Grove and Woodridge delivered up their tasty pies for ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up for Downers Grove

    THUMBS UP: When there’s this much pizza at a party, everybody wins. Seven pizzerias from Downers Grove and Woodridge delivered up their tasty pies for ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: Batavia resident Laura Cianci pens first book

    BATAVIA – The storyline of “Silent Witnesses” – Batavia resident Laura Cianci’s first book – revolves around former FBI agent Alex Hayden, who – while ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Public, legislators flock to College of DuPage meeting, irate over president's $760,000 buyout

    GLEN ELLYN – An estimated 400 members of the public attended Wednesday's special College of DuPage Board of Trustees meeting to air their grievances a ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Posted letter makes claims against Plainfield Township Park District

    PLAINFIELD – Contract negotiations with Plainfield Township Park District maintenance workers appeared to get ugly Monday when a letter alleging plans ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Controversial crossing in Elwood shuts down amid safety concerns

    ELWOOD – Depending on where you stood Wednesday, day one of the Walter Strawn Drive railroad crossing shutdown was either the first of many headaches ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Rialto board forms committee to deal with marquee problem

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre board formed a 12-member committee Wednesday to come up with a solution to the theater’s marquee problem – hopefull ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Distracted driving among topics raised at 'Chat with the Chiefs'

    PLAINFIELD – The first Plainfield “Chat with the Chiefs” event Wednesday night sparked several conversations about police, fire and emergency manageme ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Police: Batavia man broke woman's eye socket in DeKalb incident

    DeKALB – A 36-year-old Batavia man accused of breaking a woman’s eye socket is being held without bond in DeKalb County Jail on charges of aggravated ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Two fires snuffed in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Fire Department extinguished two fires on the city’s west side, one Tuesday night and one Wednesday morning, according to two ne ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Campton Hills man declines extradition from Indiana

    A Campton Hills man, who was captured Tuesday night in Hammond, Indiana, declined extradition Wednesday to Illinois, Geneva Police Cmdr. Julie Nash wr ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • D-303 receives highest marks ever in parent survey

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 recorded its highest mark ever in parent satisfaction during its annual Parent Satisfaction Survey, acco ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Judge rules dead witness’s testimony can be recited at second murder trial

    JOLIET – A dead witness’s testimony from a man’s first murder trial can be used in the second trial, a judge decided Wednesday.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Kane County Board committee to discuss coroner's overage next month

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell’s proposed budget amendment for 2014 is about to get another look.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Community college leaders respond to president's free tuition proposal

    With his recent proposal to provide tuition-free community college, President Barack Obama has placed such schools in the spotlight.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:48 pm
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