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  • Winfield voters wait for results on sales tax increase Mar 18, 2014 8:45 PM
    The polls are closed, and voters in Winfield now must wait to see if the local sales tax will be raised to 7.75 percent. Voters in unincorporated Winfield Township also are waiting to hear if officials have been given permission to negotiate electric rates on their behalf.

     
  • Another troubling suit against sheriff Mar 17, 2014 12:01 AM
    A Winfield Township letter to the editor: I just finished reading the March 11 very troubling article regarding another discrimination lawsuit against Sheriff John Zaruba. How can the county board continue to allow this type of behavior to continue?

     
  • DuPage County ballot features facility questions Mar 17, 2014 5:29 AM
    From a proposed indoor swimming pool at Lake Park High School to a plan to make numerous improvements to Glenbard High School District 87's schools, DuPage County primary voters will be asked Tuesday to weigh in on several ballot questions.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes on electricity proposal Feb 23, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends a yes vote on the referendum regarding electrical aggregation in Winfield Township, Kane County and the village of Algonquin.

     
  • Winfield Township asks for voter approval to negotiate electric rates Feb 12, 2014 5:06 PM
    Residents of unincorporated Winfield Township have an opportunity this spring to give officials permission to negotiate better electric rates on their behalf. Winfield Township Supervisor Dona Smith said the board agreed to put the electric aggregation question on the March 18 ballot after hearing requests to do so from residents.

     
  • DuPage ballot questions seeking money for schools, pool, roads Jan 13, 2014 11:32 PM
    There will be just seven referendum questions on the March 18 primary ballot in DuPage County, which means most voters won’t be asked to approve any tax increases. Those who do face such questions, however, will decide whether they’re willing to dig deeper to pay for school building improvements, road repairs, an indoor swimming pool and fire protection. “It seems like we have fewer referendums than we’ve had in the past,” said Joseph Sobecki, assistant executive director of the DuPage Election Commission.

     
  • Crash closes Winfield Road Tuesday morning Mar 12, 2013 12:08 PM
    A stretch of Winfield Road in unincorporated DuPage County was closed Tuesday morning after a car struck a utility pole, knocking it across the roadway, police said. The sheriff's office said the one-car crash happened at roughly 6:30 a.m.

     
  • Dennis Clark: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for Dennis Clark, running for Winfield Township Highway Commissioner (4-year Term)

     
  • John Dusza: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for John Dusza, running for Winfield Township Highway Commissioner (4-year Term)

     
  • Clifford Brown: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for Clifford Brown, running for Winfield Township Clerk (4-year Term)

     
  • Dona Smith: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for Dona Smith, running for Winfield Township Supervisor (4-year Term)

     
  • Mark Malay: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for Mark Malay, running for Winfield Township Assessor (4-year Term)

     
  • Don Voelz: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for Don Voelz, running for Winfield Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Mary Ann Manna: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for Mary Ann Manna, running for Winfield Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Gerald Ruzicka: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for Gerald Ruzicka, running for Winfield Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Dave Tornga: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:35 PM
    Candidate information for Dave Tornga, running for Winfield Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Officials in 31 suburban townships get automatic raises Aug 29, 2012 1:58 PM
    While most American workers have spent the past four years getting by with stagnating wages, or making even less than in years before, a segment of government employees is doing just fine. Elected officials in 31 suburban townships combined to make $661,387 more this year than they did in 2009. In many cases, they gave themselves the raises -- and they're getting ready to do it again.

     
  • Thanks to many on storm cleanup Aug 25, 2012 4:14 AM
    A Winfield Township letter to the editor: The July 1 microburst ravaged approximately 20 miles of road in unincorporated Winfield Township, leaving residents with huge amounts of tree debris that needed to be removed. This amount of debris was out of the scope of a typical storm damage pickup and Winfield Township found it necessary to seek additional help.

     
  • DuPage still reeling from July 1 storm Jul 13, 2012 12:50 PM
    DuPage County communities and townships say it could be weeks to clean the aftermath from the storm on July 1. And while there's an effort to get federal money to help pay for it, it's unlikely that the county will qualify.

     
  • Should Milton Township be dissolved? Residents to have say Tuesday Apr 9, 2012 1:50 PM
    Most of the annual town meetings planned for Tuesday night at DuPage Countys nine townships are pretty standard gatherings where residents will get updates about what the townships are doing. But in Milton Township, the focus will be on the need for township government itself. Residents attending Miltons town meeting will take a vote on whether two advisory questions should be placed on the November ballot, including one asking for the end of township government.

     
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