Cubs miscues do them in again

May 17, 2011

…called a clubhouse meeting after the Cubs blew a four-run lead in Monday’s…conference while venting his ire. But the Cubs responded to Quade’s night of rage with…angle.” That error didn’t cost the Cubs, but Tuesday was the first time since…



Cubs’ Andrew Cashner dealt major setback, could be out till mid-July

CINCINNATI — Cubs starting pitcher Andrew Cashner could be sidelined until after the All-Star break after aggravating his 
strained rotator cuff, which originally put him …



Ricketts reinforces mission with visits to Cubs’ minor league teams

Most major league owners don’t have the time or inclination to dedicate a week to watching minor league baseball. Then again, no other owner has a team that has gone 102 years without winning a World…



DuPage seeks $5.4 million to buy homes in flood plain

May 18, 2011

…in the Salt Creek area in southeast DuPage. Most recently, the county purchased and removed…The full County Board signed off on the…Nick Kottmeyer, the county’s public works superintendent…stormwater projects. Now DuPage County has assumed…



DuPage remap group favors recent revision

The huddling soon will be over. DuPage County officials who have been meeting in small groups to work on configuring new electoral districts, as the …




DuPage County to Finalize New District Map Using 2010 Census Data – Joseph Hillenmeyer – 22 hours ago

The DuPage County Board is in the process of remapping each of the six Districts. With 2010 Census data compiled, redistricting is now taking place across the state, including DuPage County,



Rolling the dice on casino jobs

May 18, 2011

…on the game floor of the Rivers Casino. Just is one of 700 job hopefuls…selected as dealers by the time the casino in Des Plaines opens in mid-July. Besides…experience, said Albert Liu, Rivers Casino vice president of marketing. Students…



Report: Illinois pledging more to keep businesses

May 18, 2011

…pledged about $236 million in similar programs to 53 companies. This year’s total includes an agreement with Motorola Mobility to keep its headquarters in Libertyville in exchange for more than $117 million in incentives.



Metra Adds Quiet Cars to UP-N Line – 15 hours ago

By Patch Staff | Email the author | 4:43pm Metra is adding quiet cars to accommodate commuters who want to travel in peace and quiet. Beginning June 6, two cars on most rush hour trains will be the quiet cars. No cell phone calls, conversations must be




IDOT presents possible solutions for Willow Road

More than 200 people viewed possible solutions to congestion on Willow Road through Northfield at an open house presented Monday by the Illinois Department of …



Public weighs in on Willow Road expansion project

TribLocal – John P. Huston – 18 hours ago

A representative of the Illinois Department of Transportation explains one of the alternatives to expand Willow Road through Northfield at a May 16 public meeting.