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  • A power boost

    When the Kane County Office of Emergency Management set out to add a Humvee to its fleet, it wanted to do so without using taxpayer dollars.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Roskam, Kirk speak to local business owners

    OAK BROOK – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Illinois, spoke to local business owners Aug. 6 at the Hilton Oak Brook Hill ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • New Downers Grove firefighters contract raises wages 6 percent over 3 years

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council approved a new contract Aug. 5 that raises wages by 6 percent for the village's firefighters, cumula ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Salt shortage may yield high prices for Wheaton Park District

    WHEATON – While city streets will be clear and salted this winter, the Wheaton Park District may have to pay a bit extra to gaurantee the same for its ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Will Electric Aggregation Group switches suppliers

    BOLINGBROOK – The Will Electric Aggregation Group has selected a new supplier with a goal of saving its members money on electricity bills.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Kane County keeps working to bring electric aggregation to residents

    GENEVA – County staff are continuing to work to bring electric aggregation to unincorporated residents.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Kane County Board OKs new court case management system contract

    GENEVA – The Kane County Board this week could not let one multimillion-dollar contract pass without notice.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Cross country course on track for Settler’s Hill

    GENEVA – The cross country course planned as part of the redevelopment of Settler's Hill landfill is one step closer to a 2015 groundbreaking.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • St. Charles PD earns 8th accreditation

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department recently received its eighth award of national accreditation, the department announced this week in a ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Wheaton City Council hopes to remove all ash trees by next year, pay for reforestation

    WHEATON – After a harsh winter left blocks of the city with dead or dying ash trees already affected by an insect infestation, the Wheaton City Counci ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Public pushes DuPage County forest preserve district to address McKee House

    GLEN ELLYN – Local preservation advocates put pressure on the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County to conduct temporary maintenance on the histor ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • Honey bee colonies thriving at Lyman Woods in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Honey bee populations are in crisis worldwide, but a growing apiary managed by the park district at Lyman Woods is thriving and produc ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • Lemont Village Board approves final plan for new subdivision

    LEMONT – Work on the proposed Kettering housing subdivision is expected to start before the end of the year after the Lemont Village Board passed the ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:34 pm
  • La Grange Park continues to work on diseased trees

    LA GRANGE PARK – At the end of July, La Grange Park's Public Works Director Brendan McLaughlin removed a sign on a local elm tree which stated, "Pleas ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Berwyn, Cicero salt supplies OK

    Anyone who has taken last year's winter with a grain of salt can keep it – officials are just asking that they return the salt.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:49 pm
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