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  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Aug. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Illinois taxpayers continue to fund state lawmakers' health insurance

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois taxpayers spent $1.23 million last year to provide health insurance to state lawmakers despite the fact that the jobs are part- ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: High school football is back in DuPage, Cook counties

    Football season is finally here. High school students are back in the classroom, and athletes are ready to go head-to-head to reach the playoffs and b ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Illinois state only paying out lottery prizes of less than $25,000

    SPRINGFIELD — Win the Lottery? You might want to hold off on that new bass boat, dream house or even ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Romeoville falls to Hinsdale South in football opener

    ROMEOVILLE – Oliver Gibson’s return to Romeoville High School did not go as planned.Hinsdale South s ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • High school football: Suburban Life teams to watch in 2015

    Summer camp is long over, preseason practices are done and high school football teams from the area are ready to hit the lights on the 2015 season. He ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Judge: State must pay bills, show a plan

    SPRINGFIELD — U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is keeping an eye on how well Illinois complies with her order to meet its obligations to cit ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Woodridge police remind residents to sign up for Smart911

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Police Department encourages residents to sign up for Smart911, a free service that will help them plan ahead for an emergen ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • High school football: Suburban Life Media players to watch in 2015

    When all is said and done, every player on every football team in the area will play a role for their squads, but some playmakers figure to make a nam ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Back to class: Bolingbrook students kick off new school year

    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Lengemann: Parents can take steps to prevent, treat concussions

    With the fall high school sports season upon us, it’s time for some reminders to prevent and treat concussions – brain injuries that occur when the he ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Bertino-Tarrant, Manley to hold Women’s Fair

    ROMEOVILLE – State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood, and state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, will hold a Women’s Fair from 9 a.m. to noon S ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Aug. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Gibson returns home to guide fortunes of youthful Spartans

    ROMEOVILLE – The pride is returning to Romeoville High School. And, the Spartans have found the right man to bring it back.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Woodridge Public Library to begin renovations in September

    WOODRIDGE – In September, the Woodridge Public Library will begin a series of renovations to better meet 21st-century technology and library user need ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Bolingbrook grad Cooke ousted on the 18th hole at U.S. Amateur

    OLYMPIA FIELDS – David Cooke’s U.S. Amateur Championship dream ended Thursday, but not without a fight.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Bolingbrook teen charged with Riverside burglaries at church parking lot

    RIVERSIDE – A Bolingbrook teen was arrested and charged in connection with two different Riverside burglaries at the St. Mary's Parish parking lot, ac ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Ready, set, go: Woodridge Rotary hosts annual Mini Triathlon

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Rotary Club's annual Mini Triathlon supported several area charities as it gave community members a reason to get outside an ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 8:50 am
  • Lisle celebrates the vegetarian life at Veggie Fest

    LISLE – Veggie Fest returned Aug. 15 and 16 to Lisle for its 10th year.The event is one of the large ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • Parts of DuPage, Cook counties without power after Aug. 18 thunderstorm

    Several DuPage and Cook County residents are still without power following a storm that ripped through the Chicago area the night of Aug. 18, accordin ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Metra to install mobile charging stations in downtown Chicago

    Metra announced Aug. 18 that it is installing charging stations for electronic mobile devices at four of its downtown Chicago stations, according to a ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars sunk by Washington stoppage time goal

    LISLE – The Washington Spirit came to Chicago in hopes of securing a win and three points on Sunday night against the Chicago Red Stars, and with a la ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: Multicolored revenge in Glen Ellyn

    This past week, presidential hopeful and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stopped by Downers Grove and made his pitch to the DuPage Republican Party. Local ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Woodridge Park District approves remaining rec center contracts

    WOODRIDGE – All remaining construction contracts have been approved for the Woodridge Park District's Athletic Recreation Center, despite uncertainty ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge and Lisle for Aug. 12

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Our view: Keep negotiations in Gov. Bruce Rauner's hands

    Illinois voters elected Bruce Rauner knowing full well his stance on organized labor and with the expectation that he would negotiate with the state’s ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Woodridge District 68 wins award for green infrastructure

    WOODRIDGE – Woodridge School District 68 has been awarded the Conservation@Work certification by The Conservation Foundation for its leadership in usi ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Shared space a benefit for collegiate athletic conferences

    Shared homes for college conferencesIn addition to The Summit League, the CCIW and the Big Ten, ther ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • The Summit League finds success with men's and women's hoops tourneys

    The premier event for The Summit League is the men’s and women’s basketball championship tournaments that are held at the same time at the Denny Sanfo ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Benedictine University's National Night Out focuses on crime prevention, community partnerships

    LISLE – Residents and police officers joined together to celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 4 at Benedictine University in Lisle.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars' unbeaten streak undone by Portland Thorns

    PORTLAND, ORE. – Alyssa Mautz put the Chicago Red Stars ahead early. Allie Long and the Portland Tho ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Romeoville, Bolingbrook Valley View teachers accept administrative positions

    Former teachers at Valley View School District 365U have been promoted, and will help run Jonas Salk Elementary School and the district's Secondary Tr ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Bond set at $300,000 for Chicago man charged with robbing professional gambler in Naperville

    NAPERVILLE – A Chicago man who allegedly robbed a professional gambler and then attempted to flee from police has been charged with robbery, said Paul ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Aug. 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Two Plainfield residents die in Bolingbrook head-on collision

    BOLINGBROOK – A head-on collision Aug. 8 on I-55 in Bolingbrook resulted in the death of two men, according to an Illinois State Police District 5 spo ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Weekly Wrap: DuPage County has a new flood map

    The week brought good news for some and bad news for others as FEMA released the new DuPage County flood maps.
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Bolingbrook teens get real-world filmmaking experience with Fresh Films

    BOLINGBROOK – At just 14 years old, Ahmary Watkins knows what she wants to be when she grows up – and it’s all thanks to an experience this summer wor ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Romeoville finalizes plans for old skate rink

    ROMEOVILLE – The popular USA Skate Center in Romeoville, which closed after 42 years in March, will soon transform into an auto body repair shop.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Romeoville OKs permit for medical marijuana dispensary

    ROMEOVILLE – Romeoville may soon become one of three municipalities in Will County with a medical marijuana dispensary after trustees unanimously appr ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Throwback Turtle Race returns to Lisle Library District

    LISLE – The Lisle Library District's two pet turtles, Jack and Jill, were off to the races with other area turtles at the library's Throwback Turtle R ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Area football players set to shine at Division I college level in 2015

    The college football season is about to officially begin as teams soon will be reporting for preseason practices ahead of the season kickoff. Several ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Illinois Senate OKs federal ‘pass-through’ spending bill

    SPRINGFIELD — In a growingly rare moment of bipartisan peace, the Illinois Senate on Tuesday cleared the way for state agencies to spend about $4.8 bi ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Romeoville firefighters conduct controlled burn on 2 homes

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Fire Department conducted a controlled burn for training and land clearance Tuesday morning on Airport Road.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for July 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Woodridge woman gets moving after robotic hip replacement surgery

    WOODRIDGE – Just two days after having her left hip replaced, Susan Van Veen was climbing stairs, and the Woodridge resident credits cutting-edge surg ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:39 pm
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