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Oak Brook

The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

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The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
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  • 'Transit deserts' in Chicago region's mass transit system: report

    'Transit deserts' in Chicago region's mass transit system: report
    The Chicago area’s mass transit agencies are doing a poor job of serving the commuting needs of the region -- portions of which are “transit deserts” — while planning efforts are haphazard, a new report says. Even major...
  • Athletico fosters growth with core workplace culture

    Athletico fosters growth with core workplace culture
    In 1991, Mark Kaufman was a physical therapist and athletic trainer with a receptionist, a small space at Clark and Oak streets, and an idea. He became the trainer for local schools, sometimes for free, sometimes for a small stipend, as a way of...
  • Fred L. Turner dies at 80; former McDonald's chief executive

    Fred L. Turner dies at 80; former McDonald's chief executive
    A grill man turned chief executive at McDonald's, Fred L. Turner oversaw an aggressive expansion of the company beginning in the 1970s that turned it into a corporate giant. When he began reshaping the restaurants in 1968, he left a visible legacy by...
  • Illinois Catholic couple taking on Obama over contraception mandate

    Illinois Catholic couple taking on Obama over contraception mandate
    An Oak Brook health care company and its Roman Catholic owners who don't want to include birth control in their employees' benefits still have no choice, despite exceptions to the contraception mandate proposed by the Obama administration this month....
  • Republican challenger to Durbin emerges

    Republican challenger to Durbin emerges
    A Republican challenger to Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin emerged Monday as a political newcomer and suburban business executive with a military background announced he’ll seek the GOP nomination next year. Doug Truax, managing partner and co-...
  • McDonald's sales slide on avian flu fears; Wendy's revenue rises

    McDonald's sales slide on avian flu fears; Wendy's revenue rises
    McDonald’s had another rough month as sales at restaurants open more than a year slid in April, a month after the world’s largest burger company said the gauge dipped 1% during its first quarter. This time, the Oak Brook, Ill., chain...
  • Judge upholds Oak Brook's decision to fire Drew Peterson's son

    Judge upholds Oak Brook's decision to fire Drew Peterson's son
    Drew Peterson's son deserved to lose his police badge for his actions following the 2007 disappearance of Peterson's young wife, a DuPage County judge ruled this morning. Stephen Peterson, 33, was fired from the Oak Brook Police Department in 2011 after...
  • McDonald's, after rare sales slip, replaces U.S. chief

    McDonald's, after rare sales slip, replaces U.S. chief
    McDonald’s Corp. is replacing Jan Fields, president of the burger giant’s U.S. operation, a week after disclosing its first monthly sales slide in nine years. But spokeswoman Lisa McComb said Fields’ departure is “not related to...
  • McDonald's lukewarm growth leads into difficult January

    McDonald's lukewarm growth leads into difficult January
    McDonald’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were more promising than the string of dismal figures that shook investor confidence in the fast food giant late last year. But the Golden Arches have yet to reclaim their full luster. The Oak...
  • McDonald's to roll out chicken Mighty Wings nationally

    McDonald's to roll out chicken Mighty Wings nationally
    The world’s biggest burger chain is branching into a new realm of finger food, rolling out chicken Mighty Wings nationally starting Sept. 9. The lightly-breaded, bone-in drummettes and wingettes will come in three-, five- and 10-piece options, the...
  • A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales

    A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales
    Wall Street has dished up a heavy serving of doom and gloom for McDonald's Corp. in recent months as the world's largest restaurant company missed analyst expectations, suffered profit slumps and shuffled its roster of executives But the fast-food giant...
  • McDonald's reports 'modest' sales increase in July amid strikes

    In a boost that even Chief Executive Don Thompson described as “modest,” McDonald’s said its global same-store sales rose 0.7% in July. The gauge, which measures sales at stores open at least 13 months, also showed a 1.6% surge in...