Articles filed under Elk Grove Rural FPD

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  • The Soapbox Nov 8, 2014 5:01 AM
    Daily Herald editors offer thoughts on a variety of suburban topics, including teen volunteers, postelection commentary and a very special Christmas tree-to-be.

     
  • Voters reject calls to trim Elk Grove Rural fire board from 7 to 5 Nov 4, 2014 10:05 PM
    Voters within the Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District have decided to maintain the size of the district’s board of trustees, despite calls from district officials that trimming the board from seven to five members would have cut costs.

     
  • Taxes, home rule, size of government on ballot for suburban Cook Co. voters Sep 12, 2014 1:41 PM
    Residents of Northwest suburban Cook County will have several opportunities on the Nov. 4 ballot to weigh in directly on the operations of their local governments. Ballot questions run the gamut from financial to administrative, including a tax hike for fire services, giving a local municipality greater authority and reducing the size of a couple of government boards.

     
  • Regional water rescue team demonstrates tactics, equipment Sep 27, 2013 6:01 PM
    The regional water rescue team from Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Division 1 demonstrated water rescue capabilities for the divisions command officers Friday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine.

     
  • Voters reject Elk Grove fire district’s cost cutting Apr 9, 2013 9:09 PM
    Voters Tuesday rejected the Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District’s request to reduce the size of its governing board to five members from seven to save money. With all six precincts reporting, unofficial vote totals show 14 “no” votes to 12 “yes” votes.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes to reduce size of fire district board Mar 22, 2013 5:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial recommends a yes vote to reduce the size of the Elk Grove Rural Fire Protection District board.

     
  • Dawn Jablonski: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:28 PM
    Candidate information for Dawn Jablonski, running for Elk Grove Rural Fire Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Patricia Tabaka: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:28 PM
    Candidate information for Patricia Tabaka, running for Elk Grove Rural Fire Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Linda Napientek: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:28 PM
    Candidate information for Linda Napientek, running for Elk Grove Rural Fire Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Perfect start for Evans, Wheeling Oct 24, 2011 10:48 PM
    Nia Evans was perfect at the service line going into Monday’s play-in match against No. 19-seeded of the Wheeling Class 4A regional. The Wheeling senior had served between 30 and 40 times this season and not missed one. Evans had 13 more opportunities against Waukegan. She is still perfect. In fact, the 5-foot-4 defensive specialist broke open Set 1 by reeling off 9 straight points to break a 13-13 tie. Her big run, that included 2 aces, helped spark the No. 16 Wildcats to a 25-14, 25-20 triumph. They advance to today’s semifinal against No. 2 Hersey at 6:30 p.m.

     
  • Flight 191 memorial unveiling finally offers closure Oct 14, 2011 4:05 PM
    A memorial will be dedicated this Saturday remembering the victims of American Airlines Flight 191, the worst aviation disaster in U.S. history. A class at the Chicago school where the daughter of two of the victims works lobbied for two years to get the memorial.

     
  • First responders recollect chilling visions of Flight 191 crash Oct 14, 2011 2:52 PM
    A memorial will be dedicated this Saturday in Des Plaines to victims of the worst aviation disaster in United States' history. The first responders had to put emotions on hold until much later, when they had time to grieve. Then, “I broke down and I cried for about an hour,” a Park Ridge forensic dentist said.

     
  • Fire destroys Elk Grove Township mobile home May 25, 2011 1:48 PM
    A structure fire consumed a mobile home and heat from the flames damaged two nearby homes at the Touhy Mobile Home Park Monday night, an Elk Grove Township Fire official said Wednesday.

     
  • Joyce Robinson: Candidate Profile Mar 4, 2011 7:49 AM
    Candidate information for Joyce Robinson, running for Elk Grove Rural fire protection district

     
  • Rudy Faulhaber: Candidate Profile Mar 4, 2011 7:52 AM
    Candidate information for Rudy Faulhaber, running for Elk Grove Rural fire protection district

     
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