Stories about government
DeKalb city leaders are moving forward with plans to conduct a study to determine if it’s feasible to establish a tax increment financing (TIF) redevelopment project area along the South Fourth Street corridor, from Taylor Street to Interstate 88.
Scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at The Dixon: Historic Theatre, 114 S. Galena Ave., this forum presents an opportunity for voters to gain insight into the policies, visions and personalities of the candidates vying for the seat.
Longtime community volunteer Ben Brzoska on Feb. 12 was sworn in to fill a vacancy on the Montgomery Village Board.
State Rep. Jed Davis, R-Newark, collaborated with health care providers, parents and state agencies in drafting the bill.
Lockport Township rededicated its board room on Feb. 15 as the Mushro Legacy Room in honor of long-time former clerk George Mushro, who passed away in November 2023.
A local advocate for the ceasefire resolution adopted by Bolingbrook said it is the first action in Illinois outside of the city of Chicago taken by a municipality.
Out of more than 20 applicants, only five individuals will be seriously considered by the DeKalb County Board for a seat on the DeKalb County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center oversight board Wednesday.
State Reps. Bradley Fritts, R-Dixon, and Ryan Spain, R-Peoria, will host a joint telephone town hall event for constituents in their districts. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20.
The state and Cook County announced Thursday a roughly $250 million plan to provide shelter, health care and other services for recently arrived migrants.
Last year, McCombie’s Valentine’s Day card drive collected 450 cards, and this year’s program surpassed that – with 1,200 collected and distributed.
The city of St. Charles launched its new utility billing software this week and to help complete the first round of billings the office will be closed to in-person visits only on Friday.
State Sen. Rachel Ventura recently chose two young adults at the Illinois Youth Center facility in St. Charles to serve as interns through a Department of Juvenile Justice program.
To ensure the voices of every generation are heard, state Sen. Adriane Johnson is introducing a Youth Advisory Board and a Senior Advisory Board, which will be accepting applications through March 10.
A DeKalb County Board ad-hoc nominating committee responsible for selecting applicants for five seats on the DeKalb County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center oversight board met for the first time Thursday.
As a growing number of Republicans oppose U.S. aid to Ukraine, the Senate’s leaders are arguing in strong terms that the money is crucial to pushing back against Russian President Vladimir Putin and maintaining America’s global standing