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  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Hoffman Estates man charged with firing gun near Bensenville

    BENSENVILLE – A Hoffman Estates man will appear in bond court Tuesday afternoon after allegedly firing a gun near Bensenville.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Police reports: Addison and Bensenville for July 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Addison and Bensenville police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been char ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Police reports: Addison and Bensenville for July 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Addison and Bensenville police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been char ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Elmhurst Extreme excels at Game Day USA Nationals

    The Elmhurst Extreme 9U team enjoyed a big accomplishment it advanced to the championship game of the Game Day USA National Championships held in Wh ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Child dies in Bensenville house fire

    BENSENVILLE – A 4-year-old boy died in a Bensenville house fire Wednesday. Martin Pletz of Bensenvil ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Hitmen notch fine finish

    GLEN ELLYN – With injuries a factor during qualifying, the Hitmen Volleyball Club (HVC) 15 Black team went into the recent Boys Junior National Champi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Quiet Zone approved for Bensenville railroad

    BENSENVILLE – Residents along the Milwaukee District West Metra Line in Bensenville will finally see relief from mandatory horn activation at crossing ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Willis greets Bensenville paradegoers

    BENSENVILLE – State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, pauses to talk to a paradegoer during Bensenville's LibertyFest parade July 4.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Bensenville Park District receives grant to restore historic barn

    BENSENVILLE – The Bensenville Park District has been awarded a $108,200 grant for a Fischer Farm facility restoration project.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Police reports: Addison and Bensenville for June 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Addison and Bensenville police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been char ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Police reports: Addison and Bensenville for June 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Addison and Bensenville police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been char ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Bensenville to host annual Libertyfest

    BENSENVILLE – In celebration of Independence Day, the village of Bensenville will host its annual LibertyFest on Friday.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
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