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Cal City’s Election Day tensions haven’t withered away

CALUMET CITY | Fourth Ward Alderman Brian Wilson tried to depart the City Council on a high note last week, yet his disappointment about having his mayoral aspirations die without getting an Election Day vote managed to creep to the surface.

April 27, 2013 11:00 pm

Wilson attorneys file ballot appeal with Supreme Court

CALUMET CITY | Attorneys for mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson filed an appeal Friday with the Illinois Supreme Court in hopes of getting the candidate back on the ballot for Tuesday’s mayoral election.

April 05, 2013 8:30 pm

Wilson attorney asks appellate court to overturn Cal City ballot ruling

CALUMET CITY | An attorney for the mayoral campaign of Brian Wilson filed an appeal Friday to a ruling this week that removed Wilson from the ballot for the April 9 municipal elections.

March 22, 2013 11:43 am

Judge refuses to restore Wilson to April 9 ballot

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge was not sympathetic to the pleas of mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson, ultimately refusing to overturn the decision of Calumet City's Electoral Board that removed him from the April 9 general election ballot.

March 22, 2013 9:00 am

Electoral Board to decide whether Wilson should remain on ballot

CALUMET CITY | The Electoral Board on Tuesday heard evidence about mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson's alleged unpaid debts as pertains to his candidacy on the April 9 ballot and is likely to rule on the matter come President’s Day.

February 12, 2013 8:30 pm

Challengers' attorney says judge will overturn Electoral Board's ruling

CALUMET CITY | An attorney for Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush’s former secretary, who wants to run for a City Council seat in the upcoming municipal election, said Friday he believes the courts will reject the arguments made by the city’s Electoral Board to justify her removal from th…

December 28, 2012 2:52 pm

Cal City Electoral Board uses technicalities to knock challengers off ballot

CALUMET CITY | Members of the city’s Electoral Board spent the bulk of the day Friday reviewing the intricacies of what notary publics do and how they do it in relation to nominating petitions.

December 22, 2012 10:20 pm

Brian Wilson drops out of Cal City mayoral race

CALUMET CITY | Fourth Ward Alderman Brian Wilson, who for more than a year talked about challenging Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush for her post, dropped out Friday from the Feb. 26 Democratic primary for mayor.

December 21, 2012 4:15 pm

Ill., Cal City officials spread holiday cheer with free turkeys, meals

CALUMET CITY | Some area residents may be including a prayer of thanks to their local government officials when eating their Thanksgiving holiday meals Thursday.

November 21, 2012 3:30 pm
Cal City's Jones wants to keep dual political role, but drop partnership with Wilson

Cal City's Jones wants to keep dual political role, but drop partnership with Wilson

CALUMET CITY | Thaddeus Jones, who for the past 20 months has served as a state representative and alderman from the city’s 3rd Ward, said Thursday he wants to maintain that dual role for at least the next two years.

August 23, 2012 9:39 pm Photos


Wilson kicks off Cal City mayoral campaign, backs Williams for his council seat

CALUMET CITY | Mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson does not plan to run in the 2013 municipal elections with a slate of candidates, but said Saturday he will offer his support to one candidate who wants to take his post on the City Council.

July 28, 2012 6:15 pm

Jones’ ‘speed bump’ request incorporated into proposed budget

CALUMET CITY | Third Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones got his City Council colleagues to add some money to the proposed budget for an issue in which he has taken interest in recent weeks – speed bumps on residential streets.

July 19, 2012 10:30 pm

New firefighters among potential benefits to proposed budget

CALUMET CITY | The City Council reviewed its proposed budget for the Fire Department for the current fiscal year – one that could allow the city to hire three new firefighters in coming months.

July 18, 2012 11:30 pm

Cal City budget similar to last year, but potential exists for last-minute changes

CALUMET CITY | City Council members began their process of a line-by-line review of an appropriations ordinance that makes few changes from last year, but also leaves open the possibility for last-minute increases in the days before a budget gets final approval.

July 17, 2012 9:23 pm

Cal City council OKs speed bump for 3rd Ward street

CALUMET CITY | To 3rd Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones, the problem on Harding Avenue is an obvious one.

July 13, 2012 7:45 pm
Cal City mayoral challenger starts to actively campaign

Cal City mayoral challenger starts to actively campaign

CALUMET CITY | Fourth Ward Alderman Brian Wilson, who for more than a year has hinted at running for mayor in 2013, is beginning to actively campaign for the position.

July 03, 2012 8:00 pm
Beach Boys lead a 'Surfin' Safari'

Beach Boys lead a 'Surfin' Safari'

Summer seemed as though it was in full swing May 22 during The Beach Boys' concert in the Windy City.

May 24, 2012 12:00 am
The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys

May 24, 2012 12:00 am
Cal City mayoral challenger starts to actively campaign

Cal City mayoral challenger starts to actively campaign

Calumet City Alderman Brian Wilson, 4th

February 02, 2012 9:05 pm

Council extends police chief's contract

CALUMET CITY | The City Council voted to extend the contract of Police Chief Edward L. Gilmore for one more year, while holding off on approving similar extensions for 16 other municipal officials, including the Fire Department chief, the corporation counsel and the economic development coor…

March 25, 2011 10:30 pm
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