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  • Troy's plan to redistrict schools around geography, class size has parents on edge

    PLAINFIELD – “I get it.”That’s how Superintendent Todd Koehl responded to many parents’ often emotio ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Berwyn man's kidnap ordeal ends in arrest of 5, officials say

    CHICAGO – A Berwyn man who spent more than a day being held against his will in an SUV and later at an auto body shop by five men was ultimately freed ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Investigation continues into Bolingbrook shooting that left one dead, one injured

    BOLINGBROOK – A 21-year-old Bolingbrook man has been identified as the person killed in a shooting Saturday evening.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:08 pm
  • Face Time with Diane Taff

    Batavia resident Diane Taff, 63, was at the Batavia Public Library when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.Batavi ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rauner: Lockport Gallery should reopen, but with private funds, entry fees

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Museum system — including the Lockport Gallery — was shuttered this fall when Gov. Bruce Rauner ordered a system-wide ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake joins drunken driving crackdown over Super Bowl weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Special patrols will be on the lookout this Super Bowl weekend for impaired drivers, the Crystal Lake Police Department said in a news ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Downers Grove South trumpeter returning to Carnegie Hall

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many Community High School District 99 band students, last year’s trip to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City was a once-in- ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • Glen Ellyn named 'Green Power Community'

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a "Green Power Community."
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Woodstock crash sends man to hospital, takes down stop light

    WOODSTOCK — One man was transported to the hospital in a crash that damaged a guard rail and took down a stop light at the intersection of Route 14 an ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • Lincoln-Way District 210 board openings yield 23 applicants

    NEW LENOX — More than 20 people have applied for two positions on the Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Board of Education.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Funtime Junction offers flexible child care in Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – Parks and Recreation in Villa Park announces its Funtime Junction child care program is a one-of-a-kind resource for Villa Park and surro ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • McHenry County College to offer financial aid workshops, FAFSA help

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students will have a chance to apply for financial aid during a hands-on workshop to be hosted by McHenry County College and scheduled ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Bartlett library celebrates renovation completion

    BARTLETT – The Bartlett Public Library’s recent renovation celebration drew hundreds of guests.It ki ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Ottawa Senators winger visits DuPage County Animal Care and Control

    WHEATON – Wheaton native and Ottawa Senators winger Ryan Dzingel holds his four-legged friend and apparent Blackhawks fan Zeus on Feb. 2 at DuPage Cou ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Crystal Lake to pursue fines over Crystal Lake South bleacher zoning violations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The multiyear lawsuit over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers has cost the city of Crystal Lake about $250,000.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:15 pm
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