Village President

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Bullwinkel Wins In Villa Park Mayor’s Race Over Controversial Ex-Police Chief

The race for Villa Park village president ended in a landslide, not a photo finish.


John Heidelmeier (Credit: Facebook)

Villa Park Candidate Not Dropping Out, Despite Racy Photos On Web

A candidate for Villa Park village president said Thursday he remains “steadfast in the race” even after acknowledging embarrassing photographs of himself have surfaced on the Internet.


Lombard Village President William Mueller has died from complications of West Nile Virus, the village has announced. (Village of Lombard)

Funeral To Be Held For Lombard Mayor This Weekend

CHICAGO (CBS) — Funeral arrangements now are set for the longtime Lombard village president who died of West Nile virus over the weekend. WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports 76-year-old Bill Mueller led Lombard for 19 […]

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Lombard Village President Bill Mueller (Credit: Village of Lombard)

Lombard Mayor Battling Cancer And West Nile Virus

Bill Mueller, the longtime village president in west suburban Lombard, is now battling both cancer and the West Nile virus.


Joe Cook

Channahon Village President Admits To Not Filing Tax Returns

The village president of Channahon has admitted to failing to file federal income tax returns for four years.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

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Officials Hope ‘Munger Road’ Doesn’t Lead To Too Much Curiosity

A locally-filmed horror thriller by a west suburban native opens Friday night at a theater in St. Charles, and it is raising some concerns that young people might try to go on their own to investigate the legend of Munger Road.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

1040 Federal Tax Return (credit: AP)

Channahon Village President Charged With Not Filing Tax Returns

The Village President of Channahon has been slapped with federal charges for failing to file federal income tax returns for four years.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011


Sugar Grove Gets Its First McDonald’s

It’s something most people take for granted, but the Kane County town of Sugar Grove on Wednesday has its first Golden Arches.

WBBM Newsradio–08/10/2011

Winnetka Meeting

Winnetka Affordable Housing Plan Draws Cheers, Jeers

It was standing room only last night as the village board discussed an affordable housing plan in the upscale North Shore suburb of Winnetka.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2011


Debate On Affordable Housing To Begin In Winnetka

The village president of north suburban Winnetka is calling for a calm, thoughtful debate on the hot-button issue of affordable housing.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Oak Brook Village President Collects 4 Pensions

The village president of west suburban Oak Brook regularly decries the public pension gravy train, but now an investigation finds he and his wife are riding it.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011

Elliott Hartstein (Left), Lisa Stone. (Village Of Buffalo Grove Photos)

Buffalo Grove Village President Not To Run Again

The village president of Buffalo Grove has decided not to seek a fourth term in office, after making headlines when he put on a wig and mocked another village official earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010

Al Larson (Left, Village Of Schaumburg Photo), Brian Costin (Campaign Photo)

Real Contest For Schaumburg Village President Shapes Up

Longtime village president Al Larson faces his first challenge in 15 years. The hopeful who wants the job is a conservative with tea party leanings.