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  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Robert C. Weber

    Age46Current occupationExecutive VP and General Counsel, Mediware Information Systems, Inc.Education ...
    March 26, 2017 - 7:25 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Julia Nephew

    AgeCurrent occupationLibrarianEducationPhD, Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)Immediat ...
    March 26, 2017 - 7:23 pm
  • Shots fired in Plainfield Township neighborhood after teens fight at Plainfield East

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP – What started as a high school parking lot fight ended with shots being fired Thursday night.
    March 26, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet Center for Disability Services names new president and CEO

    JOLIET – A former publisher of The Herald-News has been named the Center for Disability Services’ president and CEO.
    March 26, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Joliet mom pulls son from Providence school following racist incidents

    NEW LENOX – A Joliet mother recently pulled her son out of Providence Catholic High School after a racist incident that led to one student being expel ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Missing New Lenox woman discovered dead in Frankfort

    NEW LENOX – A woman who went missing in New Lenox last weekend has been found dead in Frankfort.Nico ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Troy District 30-C holds school shooter drill

    SHOREWOOD – Troy School District 30-C teamed up with Holy Family Parish and local law enforcement to conduct an active shooter drill Friday at Troy Cr ...
    March 26, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Glen Ellyn cop credited for saving woman from submerged car

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn police officer is being credited for saving a woman March 24 from a car that went into a pond at the College of DuPage campu ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:08 am
  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    In conjunction with our 2017 Storm Preparedness Guide, here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes.
    March 28, 2017 - 12:24 pm
  • Bat migration causes rush to clear trees in Channahon

    CHANNAHON – The village of Channahon may be scrambling, as it did last year, to get a few trees cut down by April.
    March 24, 2017 - 7:58 pm
  • Wheaton City Council candidates discuss historic preservation at forum

    WHEATON – The possible demolition of an 1897 mansion as part of a proposed housing development spurred a discussion about historic preservation during ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • Photos of the week Mar. 17-23: 5 photos

    Check out some of the best shots from our photographers from the past week. ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:17 am
  • Crystal Lake lawyer pleads not guilty to gun, DUI charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake lawyer formally denied drunken driving and gun charges based on allegations that he drove under the influence of alcohol an ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • McHenry City Council OKs $55,000 loan for artisan bread, craft beer business

    McHENRY – An artisanal bread maker and brewer plans to open in McHenry.After much discussion, the Mc ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Woodstock City Council candidates differ on proposed sales tax increase

    WOODSTOCK – The proposed home rules sales tax was the No. 1 talking point at a Woodstock City Council candidate forum Thursday at the Woodstock Public ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:45 am