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Tax appeal seminar scheduled in Des Plaines
Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will hold a property tax assessment appeal seminar Monday, Sept.
Four Boy Scout councils consolidating to increase membership, donations
Four Chicago area Boy Scout councils are consolidating as the organization tries to find ways to increase membership and ramp up fundraising efforts.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Portion of Algonquin Road closed in Des Plaines
A portion of Algonquin Road on the east side of Des Plaines is closed through Sept.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Mobile home residents: Landlord is mistreating them
Residents of a mobile home park near Des Plaines came to state and local officials Wednesday night to air grievances about their landlord, whom they accuse of being too heavy-handed enforcing rules in their leases.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Joseph Academy suspending operation at its DuPage site Aug. 27
Michael Schack, founder of Joseph Academy addresses the school's opening at the former DuPage County Juvenile Detention Center in Wheaton.
Northwest suburban police blotter
Under law, individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. More blotter items are at dailyherald.com.
Man Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Des Plaines
The pedestrian was struck about 5:10 at the Des Plaines Train Depot at 1501 E. Miner St., according to a Metra spokesman and police.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
District 207, Des Plaines sign deal on proposed TIF district
Maine Township High School District 207 and the city of Des Plaines have signed an agreement that would allow the school district to get a portion of the revenue from proposed new tax increment financing district near the border of Des Plaines and Rosemont.
Northwest suburbs in 60 seconds
Streamwood officials have agreed to pay a contractor an extra $61,650 to remove 200 more trees destroyed by the emerald ash borer.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Bubs Subs owner serving up hot dogs at Chicago Grill
For Dominick Pulli, the hot dogs at Gene and Jude's in River Grove were always the epitome of a Chicago-style hot dog.
Jen School students expand from growing vegetables to selling them
Students returned last week to the Jen School on the campus of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines just in time.
Two new Des Plaines businesses get public funds
Des Plaines aldermen have approved giving two new downtown businesses $15,000 each to make interior renovations under the city's business assistance program.
10 stories you may have missed this weekend
3. Columnist Burt Constable tells how 8-year-old Lisa Mongillo of Arlington Heights survived countless medical treatments for leukemia and grew up to be a 25-year-old comedy writer and performer in Chicago.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Could Arcada owner turn around Des Plaines theater?
A respected suburban theater owner and concert promoter hopes he can revitalize the shuttered Des Plaines Theatre, but whether he or anyone else will get the chance is in limbo.
Our view: Keep killer behind bars
Mark A. Smith is a brutal serial killer. He remains a menace to society. He must spend his remaining days in prison.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Dist. 59 back-to-school event could become annual
About 100 parents and children of Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 gathered for a first-time, back-to-school celebration Saturday at Grove Junior High School.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Share your souvenirs and postcards at the Des Plaines History Center
Feel free to bring in your special souvenirs and postcards at the Des Plaines History Center's Collectors Evening program.
Family Support Group in Des Plaines
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Cook County North Suburban, invites the public to attend its "Family Support Groups" for families of adults coping with mental illness.
Small fire put out quickly at Maine West
A small fire at Maine West High School Thursday morning was extinguished quickly and caused no significant damage, school officials said.