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Voters approve merger of Naperville, Lisle township road districts
By Justin Kmitch
Apr 4, 2017 10:52 PM
Residents in Naperville and Lisle townships voted Tuesday to combine their road districts into a single unit of government.
Wauconda voters want Iraq, Afghanistan vets honored at Sept. 11 memorial
By Jamie Sotonoff
Apr 4, 2017 10:19 PM
In an advisory referendum, Wauconda voters supported the addition of storyboards on the global war on terrorism, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to the village's Heroes of Freedom Memorial.
Kane County Forest District voters OK $50 million tax hike for more open space
By James Fuller
Apr 4, 2017 11:58 PM
Voter approval of the Kane County Forest Preserve District's $50 million tax increase will fund 2,000 additional acres of open space purchases.
Millions in funds sought for school improvements in Lake County
By Mick Zawislak
Mar 31, 2017 5:05 PM
Three of the eight referendum questions on the ballot Tuesday in Lake County seek authorization for millions in school building improvements.
Endorsement: Yes on Pingree Grove fire stations
Mar 29, 2017 1:00 AM
The Daily Herald recommends a yes vote so that Pingree Grove and Countryside Fire Protection Distrcit can replace two outdated fire stations.
District 200 officials again ask voters to approve Jefferson plan
By Katlyn Smith
Mar 28, 2017 5:20 AM
Voters rejected a proposal to replace the Jefferson Early Childhood Center building in 2013, but officials hope that they will vote "yes" on the referendum April 4. Officials say the current building is inadequate to serve the school's students, two-thirds of whom have special needs.
District 200 officials hope voters OK $132.5 million loan to revitalize schools
By Katlyn Smith
Mar 29, 2017 9:50 AM
Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 are asking voters to approve a $154.5 million plan to renovate schools throughout the district, including Franklin Middle School, which was built in 1953. Its principal says scheduling classes is made more difficult by the building's configuration.
District 73 superintendent to discuss referendum Thursday
Daily Herald report
Mar 28, 2017 11:05 AM
Hawthorn District 73 Superintendent Nick Brown will host a "Superintendent's Coffee -- Why the Educational Facilities Master Plan is needed" from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30 at Vernon Hills village hall, 290 Evergreen Drive, Vernon Hills.
Endorsement: Yes to appoint Round Lake clerk
The Daily Herald Editorial Board
Mar 22, 2017 1:00 AM
The Daily Herald recommends a "yes" vote on the Round Lake referendum question that asks to change the village clerk from an elected office to one filled by appointment.
Endorsement: Yes on Antioch Elementary District 34 building improvements.
Daily Herald Editorial Board
Mar 21, 2017 1:00 AM
The Daily Herald recommends a yes vote on Antioch Elementary District 34's referendum to fund school building improvements.
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