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  • Wilmington area man gets DUI charge after pickup crashes through fence in Coal City

    COAL CITY – A Wilmington area man faces several charges after officials say he drove a pickup truck off the road, through a fence and into a creek bed ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Nov. 24

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Downers Grove businesses offer array of deals for Small Business Saturday

    DOWNERS GROVE – Businesses around the village's downtown area are offering the now-traditional deals to help bring in potential shoppers for Small Bus ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • Elmhurst Elks distribute Thanksgiving dinners

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Elks continued their tradition of helping families in need around the holidays by providing Thanksgiving dinners to 176 area f ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 14-20

    Didn’t show upTo all those people who are protesting in the streets over Trump’s victory, they are t ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • McHenry's Tree of Life church hosting Christmas pageant

    McHENRY – The Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Road, is inviting the public to its Christmas pageant service Dec. 11 ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Fox River, Geneva Lake eagle watching event planned Dec. 10

    McHenry County Conservation District officials announced an event next month that will appeal to eagle enthusiasts.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Harvard sets tax levy; newly instated mayor plans projects

    HARVARD – The city’s levy is expected to rise by nearly 5 percent in the upcoming fiscal year.City C ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • McHenry man arrested for DUI after ATV crash seriously injures passenger

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was arrested for driving under the influence Tuesday afternoon after an ATV crash sent his passenger to the hospital, accord ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Wonder Lake man gets 6 months jail for killing McHenry teen in DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – In a packed courtroom on the day before Thanksgiving, Carrie Kilpatrick saw the man who admitted to killing her son sentenced to six month ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Salvation Army's Thanksgiving dinner gives community chance to feel at home

    Laurie Stewart said she didn’t want to eat a turkey dinner alone this Thanksgiving.“All of my family ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Police Reports: Downers Grove for Nov. 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn and La Grange Park for Nov. 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • 9 candidates file so far for Wheaton City Council

    WHEATON – Nine Wheaton City Council candidates so far have filed nominating petitions for the April 2017 municipal election.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • Cass Street bridge open in time for Friday festivities

    JOLIET – The Cass Street bridge opened at noon Wednesday.The reopening of the bridge, which was clos ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:21 pm
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