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  • Carol Stream Library board race grows increasingly bitter Apr 2, 2013 6:12 PM
    Libraries are supposed to be quiet places, but in Carol Stream, the local library is ground zero for one of the most contentious elections this year in DuPage County. Voters will get to choose from 10 candidates — running on two slates — for five positions. The outcome will determine the direction the library takes for the 39,000 residents it serves.

  • See rebroadcast of Arlington Hts. candidate forum Mar 26, 2013 8:38 PM
    Viewers can see a rebroadcast of the March 16 forum for Arlington Heights mayoral, trustee and library candidates on YouTube or local cable television.

  • Bartlett Library candidate says she wasn’t invited to forum Mar 22, 2013 5:46 PM
    Out of the four candidates running for Bartlett Public Library District trustee, Francine Byron was the only one who did not speak at a candidate forum hosted by the Bartlett Woman's Club on Thursday. Byron said in an email Friday that she "had not received an invitation to speak." She said she attended the event and was surprised to see the other candidates speaking. She later found an email in her spam folder dated March 13 from a member of the woman's club regarding the event.

  • Candidates agree Bartlett library needs to stay relevant Mar 21, 2013 11:37 PM
    Three of the four candidates for Bartlett Public Library District board spoke at a candidates forum hosted by the Bartlett Woman's Club Thursday night. The candidates agreed the library needs to remain relevant in the community, keep up with residents' needs and stay fiscally responsible.

  • Endorsements: Garkisch, Zyck for Arlington Heights library board Mar 21, 2013 5:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Joan Brody Garkisch and Greg Zyck for the Arlington Heights Memorial Library board.

  • Endorsements: Harkin, Kruger, Moylan for Gail Borden Library trustee Mar 20, 2013 2:17 PM
    The Daily Herald endoses candidates Patricia Harkin, Elizabeth Kruger, and Susan Moylan for the Gail Borden Public Library Board.

  • Good coach will be good library trustee Mar 18, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Roger A. Van Wazer of Arlington Heights has known Greg Zyck as a youth basketball coach and says Zyck will bring the same right ideas to the library board.

  • Put Brody Garkisch on the library board Mar 18, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Monica Benz of Arlington Hts. says her vote for library board will go to Joan Brody Garkisch. "Blending her expertise in securing public grant monies with her understanding of the importance of providing forward thinking library service to the community make her the right person," she writes.

  • Arlington Hts. library candidates discuss future direction Mar 17, 2013 4:02 PM
    Is it about books or about technology? Arlington Heights Memorial Library board candidates dug into what a library's role should be at a weekend forum. Four hopefuls are running for two open spots.

  • Greg Zyck a good fit for library board Mar 12, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Anne Marie Gerhardt is enthusiastic about candidate Greg Zyck for the Arlington Heights Library board. "Greg is a longtime resident and family man who deeply cares about our community, especially the services many of us take advantage of, such as our great library," she writes.

  • Arlington Heights candidate forum March 16 Feb 25, 2013 4:36 PM
    Candidates for Arlington Heights village president, village trustee and library board trustee will participate in a candidate forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove on Saturday, March 16. The candidate forum begins at 9:30 a.m. at Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road.

  • Carol Stream library board censures trustee Jan 17, 2013 6:40 AM
    With a hotly contested election just months away, the fractured Carol Stream Public Library board censured one of its members Wednesday — perhaps triggered by statements he made in a Daily Herald article. In the Jan. 9 article, Trustee Jim Bailey called former library employee Elaine Wierdak — the longtime girlfriend of Trustee Dominick Jeffrey -- “a patsy.”

  • 5 Carol Stream library candidates stay on ballot Jan 8, 2013 5:06 PM
    Five candidates slated by the Support the Library group will stay on the April 9 ballot in a contentious Carol Stream library board race, despite objections to their nominating petitions. The objections were filed by Elaine Wierdak, a former circulation desk clerk and coordinator at the library, who argued in a lawsuit that her employment was wrongfully terminated in April 2009.

  • 4 candidates interested in Arlington Heights library board Dec 5, 2012 5:47 PM
    There will be two open seats on the Arlington Heights Memorial Library board for the April 9 consolidated municipal election and four candidates have already picked up nominating packets.

  • Good luck. Schaumburg Twp. library trustees Apr 18, 2011 1:00 AM
    I offer my sincere congratulations to the newly elected Schaumburg Township District Library trustees Julie Wroblewski Bosshart, Debby Miller and Nicholas Scipione. The Schaumburg Township voters have placed their trust in the newly elected trustees and I would hope that the trustees will spend the taxpayers’ dollars wisely, the same as if they were spending their own funds.

  • St. Charles Library incumbents re-elected Apr 6, 2011 4:49 PM
    Messenger Library Trustee Dominick Leo lost, but both incumbents were re-elected in the St. Charles library race.

  • Hulke, Carl win Poplar Creek library seats Apr 5, 2011 11:44 PM
    Challenger Bonnie Hulke beat out incumbent Cheryl Domokos for a seat on the Poplar Creek Library Board, unofficial results show. With 44 of 45 precincts reporting, incumbent Patricia Carl had the lead with 38 percent, and Hulke came in with 33 percent of the vote. Incumbent Domokos trailed Hulke by more than 3 percentage points.

  • Miller, Scipione, Bosshart for Schaumburg library Apr 5, 2011 10:50 PM
    Voters chose three candidates for the Schaumburg Township District Library board Tuesday who shared a common vision for the library's future. The odd man out was former trustee Richard Hetzer, who pushed an alternative vision for the library.

  • 4 incumbents win Gail Borden library board seats Apr 6, 2011 12:43 AM
    All four incumbents in the race for the Gail Borden Public Library District board held their seats, based on an unofficial tally. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Lisa Knight emerged as the top vote-getter with 4,994 of the counted ballots.

  • Where to find more information Apr 5, 2011 12:43 AM
    It's a difficult task that fewer people want to take on: Voting in their local elections.

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