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  • Democrat captures one of six DuPage forest seats Nov 6, 2012 11:17 PM
    Voters have elected a Democrat to the DuPage County Forest Preserve Commission for the first time since the board became independent a decade ago. With all precincts reporting, unofficial vote totals Tuesday showed District 6 Democrat Shannon Burns of West Chicago edged Republican Al Murphy, also of West Chicago, by just 596 votes — 28,714 to 28,118.

     
  • Forest hopefuls differ on historic Glen Ellyn-area home Oct 15, 2012 8:41 PM
    Both DuPage Forest Preserve Commission candidates hoping to represent the district that includes Churchill Woods Forest Preserve have different opinions about how to save a landmark structure there. Republican Tim Whelan of Wheaton says the forest preserve district should lead the charge to restore the McKee house — even if it means spending district money to do it. But Whelan's opponent in the District 4 race, Robert Flesvig, said he wouldn't support spending district cash to restore the Depression-era home at the preserve along St. Charles Road near Glen Ellyn.

     
  • Tim Whelan: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:35 PM
    Candidate information for Tim Whelan, running for DuPage Forest Preserve District 4

     
  • Robert Flesvig: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:35 PM
    Candidate information for Robert Flesvig, running for DuPage Forest Preserve District 4

     
  • Whelan unseats Formento in DuPage Forest Dist. 4 Mar 20, 2012 10:41 PM
    Tim Whelan of Wheaton has unseated longtime DuPage County Forest Preserve Commissioner Mike Formento of Glen Ellyn in their race for the Republican nomination in District 4. With all 134 precincts reporting, Whelan received roughly 54 percent of the vote, while Formento garnered about 46 percent.

     
  • Our choices for DuPage forest board, GOP Feb 28, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorse Pete Connolly, Mike Formento and Mary Lou Wehrli for the Republican nomination for seats on the DuPage County Forest Preserve District board.

     
  • Dist. 4 forest candidates unsure of salary, pension changes Feb 8, 2012 9:35 AM
    Both Republican candidates running for the District 4 seat on the DuPage County Forest Preserve commission say changes should be made to salaries and pension packages going forward, but neither directly advocates cutting commissioner's current $57,000 annual salary. Incumbent Michael Foremento and challenger Tim Whelan also said they would not necessarily refuse a pension.

     
  • Tim Whelan: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:19 PM
    Candidate information for Tim Whelan, running for DuPage Forest Preserve District 4

     
  • Michael Formento: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:19 PM
    Candidate information for Michael Formento, running for DuPage Forest Preserve District 4

     
  • Robert Flesvig: Candidate Profile Feb 10, 2012 4:19 PM
    Candidate information for Robert Flesvig, running for DuPage Forest Preserve District 4

     
  • DuPage Forest Preserve candidates debate finances at forum Jan 25, 2012 11:53 PM
    Fiscal responsibility took center stage Wednesday, during a debate between several DuPage County Forest Preserve candidates. The Wheaton League of Women voters hosted a forum for hopefuls for in Districts 4 and 6, the only two contested races in the March 20 primary election, and candidates shared their views on salaries, pensions, no-bid contracts and more.

     
  • DuPage forest preserve races already drawing a dozen Feb 20, 2012 3:01 PM
    More than a dozen candidates, including a Democratic political newcomer, filed Monday to run for the six seats opening on the DuPage County Forest Preserve Board of Commissioners. So far four Republican incumbents will have challengers in the March 20 primary. A handful of Democrats have also filed, but none are opposed yet.

     
  • GOP incumbents sweep DuPage forest races Nov 2, 2010 11:17 PM
    Four Republican incumbents cruised to easy victories Tuesday night in their bids to keep a firm grip on the DuPage Forest Preserve Commission.

     
  • Forest preserve challengers question funding Oct 26, 2010 8:49 PM
    When DuPage County Forest Preserve President Dewey Pierotti and two commissioners recently accepted a campaign contribution from the district’s law firm, they didn’t break any laws.

     
  • DuPage Forest Preserve District 4: Formento Oct 20, 2010 4:44 PM
    Republican incumbent Michael Formento and Democratic challenger Eric Bergman, both of Glen Ellyn, will face off Nov. 2 for the District 4 seat on the DuPage Forest Preserve Commission.

     
  • District 4 forest preserve candidates outline their key issues Oct 19, 2010 12:16 PM
    On Nov. 2, voters will choose between two Glen Ellyn men vying to represent District 4 on the DuPage Forest Preserve Commission.

     
  • DuPage forest preserve golf courses under scrutiny by candidates Oct 22, 2010 9:56 PM
    Less than a decade ago, the DuPage County Forest Preserve District was looking to expand its golf empire. Now some are suggesting it might be time to consider ending golfing operations at the three existing courses and let the land be used only as open space.

     
  • DuPage forest preserve costs top issue Oct 23, 2010 10:30 PM
    Eric Bergman wasn't impressed this week when the DuPage County Forest Preserve commissioner he hopes to replace touted the district's AAA bond rating. After all, Bergman said, it's more important how the forest preserve spends its money.

     
  • Bergman wins Democratic nod in DuPage forest Dist. 4 Feb 3, 2010 12:01 AM
    Eric Bergman defeated Donald Kirchenberg Tuesday to win the Democratic nomination for the DuPage County Forest Preserve Commission in District 4.

     
  • Formento holds forest preserve seat Feb 3, 2010 12:01 AM
    Longtime incumbent Michael Formento won the Republican nod to run for a four-year seat on the DuPage County Forest Preserve Commission from District 4.

     
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