The Illinois State legislature has extended the filing period for the April 9, 2013, election. The last day to accept petitions is now Dec. 26.
In DePue, the village clerk's office will be open until 5 p.m. on Dec. 26. Because of the extension, the clerk's office will now be closed on Dec. 24.
Anyone with any questions can contact the clerk's office at 815-447-2177.