James Kane

Deputy City Editor
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James Kane is deputy city editor for the Cook County staff of the Daily Herald. Since 2007, he has been supervising reporters on the Cook staff and editing copy for the news and neighbor sections. His prior duties at the Daily Herald include serving as editor of the award-winning business section for many years.

He started working with the Daily Herald in 1988 as a business reporter and became Business Editor in 1989.

Before joining the Daily Herald, his jobs included being business editor of The Times in Hammond, Ind.; a reporter for the Chicago Tribune; and reporter for the Quad-City Times in Davenport, Iowa.

Kane graduated from North Central College in Naperville and received a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. He is married and the father of two adult daughters and an adult son.

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District 57 residents distribute signs to campaign for property tax hike

Feb 10 2018 | 8:33 pm - Volunteers with the Citizens Committee for Education were delivering yard signs Saturday morning in support of the campaign for a tax hike to maintain the current level of school services in Mount Prospect Elementary District 57.

New Butera in Des Plaines a sign of owner’s optimism

Jan 29 2018 | 12:16 am - As he prepares for the grand opening of his latest store in Des Plaines, Paul Butera Sr., 75, said that while a decade ago he was planning to retire, today he just wants to keep on working.

Pasquesi owner says Barrington location never recovered from 2008 downturn

Jan 15 2018 | 9:22 am - Edward Pasquesi, owner of Pasquesi Home and Garden store in Barrington, which is closing Jan. 28, said Saturday the store never recovered from the economic downturn in 2008.

Biggest stories of the year in Northwest Cook County

Dec 19 2017 | 2:53 pm - Here’s a look at some of the biggest stories of 2017 in the Northwest suburbs.

See xhibit on stamp collecting at Elk Grove library

Dec 11 2017 | 10:00 am - The Northwest Stamp Club has an exhibit on stamp collecting up through the end of December in display cases in the lobby of the Elk Grove Village Public Library.

Dundee Commons residential/retail area proposed for Wheeling Town Center

Nov 29 2017 | 2:22 pm - The latest proposal for a residential and commercial development as part of Wheeling’s ambitious Town Center development will come before the village board Monday night.

Mount Prospect officials predict construction boom in 2018

Oct 26 2017 | 3:36 pm - Mount Prospect experienced substantial commercial and business development activity in 2017 and is looking forward to an even stronger 2017, Community Development Director Bill Cooney told an audience of more than 100 business leaders at a...

Mount Prospect has developer for former Central Plaza

Jun 23 2017 | 10:11 am - Mount Prospect officials announced late Thursday that they have entered a letter of intent with an investor that likely will see the former Central Plaza shopping center, demolished by the village in 2015, replaced by a bank and a retail building...

Shakou restaurant opening in Arlington Heights this weekend

Jun 12 2017 | 8:22 am - Shakou Arlington Heights, which bills itself as “high-end, urban-style” Asian restaurant, plans to open this weekend at 70 N. Vail Ave. in the village’s downtown.

Rolling Meadows, Salt Creek team up on project

Jun 05 2017 | 12:06 pm - The City of Rolling Meadows and the Salt Creek Park District last week celebrated a two-year joint effort to rebuild South Park and address neighborhood flooding problems.

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