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  • New Lenox considers video gaming proposal

    NEW LENOX — Village officials in New Lenox are considering a new proposal to allow video gaming at licensed truck stop establishments. 
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Joliet considers forgiving federal loan to Victory Centre

    JOLIET – The City Council is set to consider forgiving about $1.66 million in loans used to convert the former Joliet Catholic High School into low-in ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Joliet downtown parking plan still months away from action

    JOLIET – City staff will likely park themselves for months in front of a massive analysis of the city’s inefficient and confusing downtown parking sys ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Tensions simmer on McHenry City Council

    McHENRY – A city’s strategic plan lists its strengths and weaknesses and outlines its goals.It’s not ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Garage ‘total loss’ after fire, fire official says

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A fire caused substantial damage to a garage and minor damage to a house Monday afternoon.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • MCC eyes architect for expansion

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College leaders are starting anew on expansion plans and are close to selecting an architectural firm to lead the way.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • St. Peter School regroups after difficult spring

    GENEVA – A local Catholic school is in the process of rebuilding its student enrollment and its standing in the community after a tense period earlier ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Lisle overnight parking requests now available online

    LISLE – Lisle visitors or residents who need to park on village streets overnight can now submit overnight parking permission requests online, elimina ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • College of DuPage official elected to national testing council

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage's coordinator of specialized testing has been elected to serve on the National College Testing Association Governing Co ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:53 pm
  • Glen Ellyn churches team up for cookout

    Sooz Hufnagle (left), a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn, serves food during a cookout Aug. 24 at Herrick Lake Forest Preserve in Napervi ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Cicero man charged with multiple bank robberies

    CICERO – A man who allegedly robbed a dozen banks in the Chicago area and was dubbed “The No Boundaries Bandit” because of his wide target range was a ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Downers Grove native directs first feature film

    DOWNERS GROVE – The first time Downers Grove native Matthew Aaron moved to Los Angeles six years ago, it was short lived.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Elmhurst 11-year-old triathlete dominates in Chicago

    ELMHURST – After swimming along the shore of Lake Michigan and pedaling past her competition on a lakefront path, Kennedy Calcagno of Elmhurst ran her ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Local business to offer discounts, free gifts to library card holders

    LOMBARD – Patrons at local businesses can receive discounts or a free gift in September if they show their library card.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • On the Record with... Liz Nelson and Dona Willard

    ISLAND LAKE – Tours started this summer to take visitors and residents through the winding channels and curves of Island Lake.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 11:48 pm
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