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Latest news on the local elections

  • Candidates: Channahon trustees must address traffic, development

    CHANNAHON – Four candidates are vying for three seats on the Channahon Village Board.Trustees Sam Gr ...
    March 26, 2017 - 10:36 pm
  • Lockport Ward 1 seat up for grabs in April election

    LOCKPORT – The race for a Lockport City Council seat in Ward 1 features an attorney and a real estate agent.
    March 26, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Bolingbrook mayoral candidates face off in fierce race

    BOLINGBROOK – The mayoral race in Bolingbrook shows in some ways the 2016 U.S. presidential election hasn’t ended.
    March 26, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Lincoln-Way candidates endorsed by mayors

    Area mayors have endorsed three candidates for the Lincoln-Way School District 210 Board.New Lenox M ...
    March 25, 2017 - 6:44 pm
  • Joliet D-204 board candidates focused on diversity, communication

    JOLIET – Diversity is one of the recurring issues candidates running for the Joliet Township High School District 204 board plan to focus on if electe ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:35 pm
  • Joliet approves revised lease for brewpub

    JOLIET – The Joliet City Council this week approved lease changes to provide MyGrain Brewing Co. and Brewpub an additional $440,000 in rent credits fo ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:33 pm
  • Shorewood President Chapman faces challenge in former appointee Kirkland

    SHOREWOOD – Shorewood Village President Rick Chapman has a challenger standing in the way of his fifth term in office.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • Candidates for Joliet Park District board discuss future, facilities

    JOLIET – There will be changes on the board at the Joliet Park District on April 4 with only one incumbent in the election for four seats.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • Streit, Jeraminas vying for Lockport mayor term in April election

    LOCKPORT – Voters in the city of Lockport have two options for mayor when voting in the April 4 election.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • 2017 election questionnaire: William Slabich Jr., candidate for Plainfield District 202 board

    Plainfield School District 202 board candidate William Slabich Jr. submitted this questionnaire, answering The Herald-News' questions about the 2017 b ...
    March 17, 2017 - 6:15 pm
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