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  • Lisle businesses cited with selling alcohol to minor

    During a recent compliance check, the DuPage County Sheriff's Office found two Lisle businesses allegedly sold alcohol to an underage minor, according ...
    March 31, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Ferrara Candy announces Bolingbrook expansion

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook's industrial scene got sweeter after Ferrara Candy Company decided to open a new packaging center to go along with its exist ...
    March 31, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for March 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    March 30, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Woodridge police raise $17,000 for Special Olympics

    WOODRIDGE – Woodridge police officers recently plunged into the icy waters of Lake Michigan in support of Special Olympics Illinois.
    March 30, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars move season finale to Toyota Park

    The Chicago Red Stars will be on the move for their National Women's Soccer League regular season finale on Sept. 6.
    March 30, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Lewis students stand where history was made, participate in Selma anniversary march

    ROMEOVILLE – Earlier this month, Lewis University students became part of history by returning to a spot where history was made.
    March 28, 2015 - 6:52 pm
  • Postseason propels Bolingbrook's Nixon to Herald-News Boys Basketball Player of Year honors

    AColorado State basketball coach was visiting Bolingbrook a couple years ago.The object of the Rams’ ...
    March 28, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Woodridge Village Board candidates talk town topics during forum

    WOODRIDGE – Woodridge Village Board candidates shared their take on village issues during the League of Women Voters of Downers Grove/Woodridge/Lisle' ...
    March 27, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Lisle man charged with robbing gas station

    LISLE – A Lisle man was charged with robbing the Oak Hill Shell gas station in early March, according to a Lisle Police Department news release.
    March 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Benet, Lisle, Bolingbrook kick off girls soccer season

    Spring is upon us and girls soccer teams have already hit the field for season openers. Here’s the outlook for what to expect from the local teams thi ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • New director takes over at Romeoville Area Chamber

    ROMEOVILLE – Michelle Jarnutowski started her relationship with the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce in October of 2013 as an eager member who volu ...
    March 25, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Romeoville mayor lauds village departments during address

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Police Department showed off its new decorated DARE squad car Tuesday.Th ...
    March 25, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Valley View holds first districtwide STEM fair

    ROMEOVILLE — During the first districtwide STEM Fair at Valley View Schools, educators will connect students with people who work in technology and in ...
    March 25, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for March 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    March 31, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Area Roundup: USF’s Panayotovich earns NAIA honor

    JOLIET – St. Francis’ Adam Panayotovich was named NAIA National Pitcher of the Week after throwing a pair of extra-inning shutouts as the Saints opene ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Romeoville mayor talks development during village address

    ROMEOVILLE – About 450 business, community and other area leaders from Will and DuPage counties heard Romeoville Mayor John Noak speak about the villa ...
    March 24, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • Lewis women's basketball ready to cap memorable season

    ROMEOVILLE – In an era when many top women’s basketball players don’t play their entire careers at one college, Lewis University’s team is an anomaly.
    March 23, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Romeoville hosts gun buy-back April 11

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Police Department will conduct a “Gun Buy-Back” program April 11.The eve ...
    March 23, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Bolingbrook celebrates basketball team

    BOLINGBROOK – An excited crowd of parents, students, administrators and city officials gathered Sunday afternoon outside of the gymnasium at Bolingbro ...
    March 22, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Lewis women's basketball looks to make more history at Elite Eight

    ROMEOVILLE – After being focused on winning a national championship throughout much of the season, Lewis University’s women’s basketball team isn’t li ...
    March 22, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Early voting is open – meet all the local candidates

    March 22, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Snow to return to west suburbs for Monday commute

    Snow is anticipated in the west suburbs early Monday and through the morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.
    March 23, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Goss: Bolingbrook's third place a definite keeper

    As much success as the Joliet area has had in state tournaments in various sports, boys basketball excursions to the state finals have been relatively ...
    March 22, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • Bolingbrook boys basketball finishes strong, claims third

    PEORIA – The finish was more like it.The Bolingbrook boys basketball team was disappointed in Friday ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Women's basketball: Lewis' Itschner plays key role on team of stars

    ROMEOVILLE – The No. 4-ranked Lewis women’s basketball team made school history by advancing to the Elite Eight.
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Romeoville softball fortunes may be on the rise

    ROMEOVILLE – There hasn’t been much to be excited about surrounding the Romeoville softball team of past years. That could change this season.
    March 21, 2015 - 7:03 pm
  • State funding freeze could hurt Woodridge Park District plans

    WOODRIDGE – A funding freeze imposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner on all state grants for park district construction projects may impact financing for the pla ...
    March 23, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Meet the all-area boys basketball team with players from Downers Grove, Hinsdale, Lemont, Lisle

    The high school basketball season will wrap up with state title games in Class 3A and 4A on Saturday, so now is the perfect time to honor the best pla ...
    March 19, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Romeoville makes one-year sponsorship deal with Comcast

    ROMEOVILLE – Another portable basketball court at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Events Center will bear the name of a business after Romeoville tru ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Plainfield, Bolingbrook and other students learn a trade before graduating

    ROMEOVILLE – Joseph Alexander has yet to leave high school, but through his work as a welder at Wilco Area Career Center, he’s building a potential ca ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Will County taxing bodies consider settlement with Lemont refinery

    JOLIET — More than a dozen Will County taxing bodies are considering a proposed settlement agreement with a Lemont petroleum refinery over a property ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Area products take part in NCAA basketball tournaments

    The NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments bring some of the best young athletes to the national stage. This year's tournaments have plenty of ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • DuPage County Board approves flood plan

    The DuPage County Board voted to accept the East Branch DuPage River Watershed Resiliency Plan at its meeting March 10.
    March 18, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • Woodridge Park District seeks volunteers for community cleanup

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Park District is in need of volunteers to help beautify the parks and natural areas of Woodridge for the 2015 Community Clea ...
    March 18, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Raiders hope to continue making history

    HINSDALE – After building up a 13-point lead in the third quarter of Tuesday's Class 4A Hinsdale Central Supersectional with West Aurora, Bolingbrook' ...
    March 18, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Bolingbrook boys survive supersectional to earn first state berth

    HINSDALE – This March Madness stuff gets crazier all the time.But what really matters is that, for t ...
    March 18, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Woodridge man charged with hijacking, kidnapping family

    WOODRIDGE – An 18-year-old Woodridge man has been charged in the April 2014 hijacking and kidnapping of a woman and her two children, according to a D ...
    March 17, 2015 - 6:04 pm
  • Lengemann: Six ways to beat spring allergies

    Spring means baseball, blooming flowers and, for about 35 million Americans, the sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes of seasonal allergies that are ca ...
    March 17, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Pedestrian dies after being struck by train in Lisle

    LISLE – A male subject was fatally hit by an eastbound Metra train Monday afternoon in Lisle, according to a Lisle Police Department news release.
    March 16, 2015 - 8:16 pm
  • Trial begins in Bolingbrook police shooting incident

    JOLIET – Lawyers say a man was insane when he struck a Bolingbrook cop with a steel pole before he was shot by another officer.
    March 16, 2015 - 8:20 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for March 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    March 16, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Lewis men's basketball knocks off No. 8 Parkside

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Lewis men’s basketball team defended, took care of the ball and shot it well Saturday afternoon.
    March 14, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Lewis women's basketball advance to regional final

    HOUGHTON, Mich. – For the first time in program history, the Flyers are going to play for a chance to advance to the Elite Eight. No. 4 Lewis women’s ...
    March 14, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Cali Girl Cakes celebrates one-year anniversary

    BOLINGBROOK – Cali Girl Cakes celebrated its one-year anniversary March 8. A party was held March 7 at the store, 681 W. Boughton Road in Bolingbrook.
    March 14, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Goss: Bolingbrook's Prentiss Nixon's effort ranks with all-time best

    You don’t coach or play boys basketball at Bolingbrook and not hear about the great Trent Jackson.So ...
    March 14, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Woodridge library renovations to focus on early literacy, technology

    WOODRIDGE – In order to address the changing needs of library patrons and the goals of its long-range plan, the Woodridge Public Library plans to begi ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Illinois Tollway looks to speed up suburban highways

    The Illinois Tollway is moving closer to increasing the speed limit on several area tollways from 55 to 60 mph, according to an Illinois Tollway news ...
    March 14, 2015 - 7:33 am
  • Narcotics squad charges two with drug possession

    BOLINGBROOK - Police said two Chicago men were busted bringing heroin from the city to Will County.M ...
    March 12, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Local coach recovers from stroke, hosts tennis camps

    DOWNERS GROVE – Chuck Enge has given much of his life to tennis, and tennis may help save his life.H ...
    March 11, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Bolingbrook restaurant to host St. Baldrick's fundraiser

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook’s bd’s Mongolian Grill will host a fundraiser Thursday to benefit the St. Baldrick's Foundation.
    March 11, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for March 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    March 10, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • Welders wanted: As boomers retire, demand for skilled welders grows

    JOLIET – Plainfield resident Ryan Kocka enjoys fabricating scrap metal as practice at a local trade school, knowing it will give him the skills needed ...
    March 9, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Lisle yoga class seeks to empower cancer survivors

    LISLE – On her fifth anniversary of being breast cancer-free, Winfield resident Liz Lee made sure she went to her yoga class so she could celebrate wi ...
    March 9, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • To offset costs, Will County Forest Preserve District may hike fees, limit non-district events

    JOLIET – The Forest Preserve District of Will County collected just $2,840 in fees in 2014 for nondistrict special events, while revenue collected at ...
    March 8, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • ExxonMobil volunteers team up with Will County Habitat for Humanity

    BOLINGBROOK – What started as a little painting and patching turned into a new kitchen for a former Marine by volunteers who want to help veterans.
    March 8, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Montini girls finish third in Class 3A basketball

    NORMAL – After a setback in a state semifinal game, Montini's girls basketball team responded in the best way possible.
    March 8, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Man killed while walking on I-55 in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBRROK - A man died when he was struck by two vehicles after he left his car and was in the lanes on Interstate 55 at about 1 a.m. Saturday.
    March 7, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • USA Skate Center closing in Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – A popular and traditional rollerskating rink in Romeoville is closing after 42 years.Th ...
    March 7, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Romeoville waives bids on athletic center sign

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Village Board has waived bidding for construction of a new sign renaming the Romeoville Athletic and Event Center.
    March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Suspected Lisle bank robber in custody

    LISLE – A man suspected of robbing a Lisle bank is in custody, according to Bandit Tracker Chicago, a website run by law enforcement.
    March 4, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Bolingbrook superintendent vows to 'spread the word to end the word'

    BOLINGBROOK – In honor of Special Olympics and Best Buddies' Spread the Word to End the Word awareness day, Valley View School District 365U Superinte ...
    March 4, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Feb. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • County seeks funds for East Branch DuPage River flood plan

    DuPage County Stormwater Management hopes to receive federal grant money at the end of this year to fund projects designed to mitigate flooding in the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:53 pm
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