| Jul 5, 2011
| 5:54 PM
A former Kane County Board chairman has been nominated to represent the county on the Metra commuter rail board, and the slot will open up sooner than expected with the sudden resignation of the current representative, who had vowed to stay on the job...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:37 PM
With the computer an ever-increasing tool for people to build and maintain relationships, it might be a surprise that a people-person like Marian Allen doesn't own a computer.
"I don't have time to sit down," she says. "I'm just a doer. I can't sit...
| Aug 10, 2011
Susan Thomas would rather have been home with her cat, but the Bensenville resident instead was at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital for about a month recently, recovering from a bout of pancreatitis.
But Thomas, who has since gone home, said her experience...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Garfield Farm Museum is holding its 22nd Annual Heirloom Garden Show on Sunday August 28 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. The show provides a wonderful opportunity for garden enthusiasts to spend a summer afternoon touring the museum's heirloom gardens and...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Sparks flew as hundreds turned out tonight at the first four public hearings on the Illinois Tollway’s plan to nearly double tolls.
But the testiest exchanges weren’t among members of the audience. They erupted between a member of the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:08 AM
Concert for a Cure is the Paul Ruby Foundation's focal fundraiser each year and is celebrating its 5th anniversary on August 27th from 3pm-11pm. Hosted at Tanna Farms Golf Club in Geneva, IL, this event has become an all day family friendly music festival...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Cases involving Kane County Coroner Charles West kept lawyers and judges busy in two separate courtrooms today.
West, who is facing five counts of official misconduct for allegedly giving a TV from a dead man’s house to two of his deputies, was in...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Emma Jean (Adcock) Crabtree, 67, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born July 17, 1944, in Chase City, Va., she was the daughter of the late Emmit Lee and June (Feathers) Adcock.
She is survived by her loving husband...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 1:19 PM
Metra customers will be able to voice their comments about the commuter rail agency's proposed 25 percent fare increases during eight public hearings Wednesday and Thursday.
The fare hikes are included in Metra’s preliminary 2012 budget. After...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 11:25 AM
Pumpkins For A Cure (PFAC), a non-profit organization, will host their seventh annual pumpkin drive to benefit The Zellmer Childhood Disease Foundation (ZCDF). Now in its seventh year, this public event will take place Saturday & Saturday, October 1st and...
| Dec 12, 2011
For years Pete Schaefer was an executive at McDonald's Corp., jetting back and forth to booming markets in Asia. Today, he runs the Northern Illinois Food Bank, and a road trip to Rockford counts as a notable departure.
Going from a multibillion-dollar...