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  • Weather, emergency response has improved since 1990 Plainfield tornado

    ROMEOVILLE – Despite reports of funnel formation and weak tornado touchdowns earlier in the afternoon in Rockford, there was no warning before the tor ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 8:12 pm
  • Judge: State must pay bills, show a plan

    SPRINGFIELD — U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is keeping an eye on how well Illinois complies with her order to meet its obligations to cit ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Woodstock bird tests positive for West Nile virus, McHenry County's first this year

    WOODSTOCK – The first bird testing positive for West Nile virus in McHenry County this year was collected in Woodstock, according to a news release fr ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Evergreen Terrace is paid for, but Joliet still waiting to take over

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet has paid the $15 million for Evergreen Terrace, although it will be least a couple months before the property is in the ci ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Arrest warrant issued for Joliet man accused of destroying a dog with a firecracker

    JOLIET — Authorities have issued an arrest warrant on a gun charge for a Joliet man already facing charges from last month that he destroyed a dog wit ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Brookfield Village Board names Brigid Weber to fill village clerk vacancy

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Village Board appointed Brigid Weber to fill in the vacancy for the village clerk at their meeting Aug. 24.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Lemon Tree Grocer donated $5,000 to help fund school trip

    DOWNERS GROVE – Lemon Tree Grocer donated $5,000 to Whittier Elementary School for students who took part in Destination Imagination, the store announ ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Algonquin church to host mobile food pantry

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin church on Saturday is opening its parking lot and a mobile food pantry to anyone in need of food assistance.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • U.S. Rep. Foster talks 'payer state' at Joliet chamber luncheon

    JOLIET – U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, told Joliet Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry members Thursday that Gov. Bruce Rauner and his suppor ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • State Sen. Pam Althoff formally announces her re-election campaign

    McHENRY – Republican state Sen. Pam Althoff made official that she is seeking a fourth full term in Springfield.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Lombard Historical Society offers taste of past at old-fashioned ice cream social

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Historical Society served up an old-fashioned ice cream social Aug. 23 at the Victorian Cottage.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Addison School District 4 begins new school year

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    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Old-timey fun returns to Kline Creek Farm for annual Country Fair

    Over the last several weeks, local, county and state fairs across the country have celebrated the nation's long agricultural history. In DuPage County ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Joliet Park District hires first human resources director

    JOLIET – The Joliet Park District has hired its first human resources director in the midst of a big personnel problem.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Joliet Park District plans to sell park to neighboring church

    JOLIET – The Joliet Park District plans to sell the Benton Street Playground to the church next door.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 3:52 pm
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