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  • Pilot dead after plane crash in Bartlett forest preserve

    BARTLETT – The pilot of a small plane died July 3 after the aircraft crashed into a Bartlett forest preserve, according to National Transportation Saf ...
    July 6, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Gbur: Successful partnerships keep communities healthy

    During these tenuous financial times, there is one thing that we can celebrate and feel great about. Over the last 40 years, Illinois park districts h ...
    July 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • College of DuPage ex-trustee files complaint against Clean Slate for alleged campaign violation

    A former College of DuPage trustee has filed a complaint alleging the committee for a slate of former Board of Trustees candidates failed to report a ...
    July 4, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Report: College of DuPage's Breuder spent more than $100,000 in foundation money

    College of DuPage President Robert Breuder spent more than $102,000 of the College of DuPage Foundation's money from 2010 to 2014, according to a Chic ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Baseball postseason run a highlight for Glenbard North

    CAROL STREAM – In a busy high school spring sports season, athletes from Glenbard North and West Chicago stood out with some strong performances. Here ...
    July 2, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Fourth of July fireworks roundup for Chicago suburbs

    Celebrating the Fourth of July calls for parades, barbecues, food and fun.But most of all, Independe ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Streamwood first grader wins Fox Valley Repertory talent contest

    STREAMWOOD – A Streamwood first-grader recently placed first in Fox Valley Repertory’s third annual “GOT TALENT?” contest.
    June 30, 2015 - 7:35 pm
  • Team Martial Arts opens in Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – Team Martial Arts celebrated the opening of a new Carol Stream studio at 279 W. Elk Trail with a ribbon cutting June 19.
    June 30, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • Illinois State shutdown appears ever more likely

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative Democrats remain in a philosophical and political staredown as the state heads into its new fiscal yea ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars to host Women's World Cup viewing party today

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Red Stars will help support the U.S. Soccer women's team with a viewing party near Lincoln Park Zoo today.
    June 30, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Scott Darling's Stanley Cup experience: 'It's been unbelievable'

    LEMONT – The past year has been a whirlwind for Scott Darling after the Lemont native signed with the Chicago Blackhawks on July 1, 2014.
    June 30, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • College of DuPage accreditation review postponed

    A review of the College of DuPage's accreditation has been delayed after the Higher Learning Commission postponed a trip to the school scheduled for J ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County begins centennial celebrations

    The history of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is one that begins with a dedicated group of residents and a vote 100 years ago.
    June 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Letter: Glenbard Parent Series thanks supporters

    To the Editor:I want to express my deep appreciation for the generous sponsors of the Glenbard Paren ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • College of DuPage weighs future of controversial Waterleaf Restaurant

    The on-campus Waterleaf Restaurant at College of DuPage may undergo some drastic changes in the near future.
    June 30, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Choose DuPage president tapped as new Illinois Tollway executive director

    The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors has unanimously voted to hire Choose DuPage President and CEO Greg Bedalov as the agency's executive director, ...
    June 25, 2015 - 6:52 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner signs bill to fund education

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into a law June 24 a bill that will let state money flow to schools so they can open their doors on time.
    June 25, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • Eric Orze's mound dominance keys Glenbard North's special season

    CAROL STREAM – Describing his Dad as a huge baseball guy, Eric Orze said that influence helped him get started with the sport at a very early age.
    June 25, 2015 - 10:07 am
  • DuPage fairgrounds officials: precautions against equine, livestock diseases in place

    WHEATON – A number of animal diseases are forcing county and state fairs nationwide to evaluate biosecurity measures this summer. The DuPage County Fa ...
    June 24, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • McGuire: Advocates help break cycle of violence

    Ten-year-old Aaron didn't know why he wet the bed at night; but he was terrified of what his father would do if he found out. 
    June 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Our view: Why we rarely use anonymous quotes, and when we would

    If you’ve been a reader of Suburban Life over the past couple of years, you might have noticed that we almost never use anonymous sources in our stori ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Police: Roselle-area woman screams racial slurs, points pellet gun at juveniles

    ROSELLE – An unincorporated Roselle woman has been charged with a hate crime and aggravated assault after pulling a rifle pellet gun and screaming rac ...
    June 23, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Fox River fire district proposes reduced spending plan

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District board approved a tentative budget of $2.7 million Monday for the 2016 fiscal ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • iD Commerce and Logistics hosts grand opening in Glendale Heights

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – iD Commerce and Logistics is hosting a grand opening to mark the launch of a new Glendale Heights distribution facility.
    June 22, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Illinois’ auditor to retire at year’s end

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois’ auditor general, hailed as an example of integrity in a state known for rough and sometimes corrupt politics, announced his re ...
    June 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • College of DuPage audit: Hamilton's 'Clean Slate' involvement violated board policy

    The chairwoman of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees violated board policy earlier this year by campaigning for three newly-elected trustees, acc ...
    June 22, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Perez: People's Resource Center brings Summer Science to DuPage County

    Many parents of young school-aged children have been thinking about how to keep their children busy and still learning through the summer. For lots of ...
    June 19, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Suburban Chicago street festivals: a complete guide

    It's that time of year again. The spring weather ushers in a host of local outdoor activities and street fests, which ramp up in the summer months. He ...
    June 22, 2015 - 7:19 am
  • Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, West Chicago players comprise all-area softball team

    The high school softball season is officially in the books as all the state trophies have been awarded. With the season in the rearview mirror, it’s t ...
    June 18, 2015 - 1:09 pm
  • Shaw Media to acquire Kendall County weekly newspapers

    DIXON – Shaw Media, owner of Suburban Life, announced today that it is purchasing Record Newspapers Inc. from Jeff and Kathy Farren.
    June 17, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • College of DuPage hires temp finance team after administrators put on paid leave

    A split College of DuPage Board of Trustees voted to hold down the financial fort by hiring a consultant firm after the school put a pair of top admin ...
    June 15, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • College of DuPage report: WDCB manager may have known about Elmhurst fraud

    A previously redacted report released by the College of DuPage Board of Trustees shows the school's former WDCB radio station manager may have known a ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Marchetti: Tourism funding makes fiscal sense for Illinois

    When visitors come to Illinois, they fill our hotels, meeting centers, restaurants, shops and attractions. Most importantly, they create economic impa ...
    June 11, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Glen Ellyn, West Chicago, Wheaton athletes comprise all-area soccer team

    The girls soccer season is officially over after two state championship games on June 6 put and end to the campaign. Now is the perfect time to honor ...
    June 11, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Glenbard North baseball battles in playoff loss

    SCHAUMBURG – For a Glenbard North baseball team that had accomplished so much this spring, a four-run deficit didn't seem that daunting.
    June 10, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner, Illinois Democrats still butting heads

    SPRINGFIELD — Another day in Springfield passed June 9 without a visible inch of movement in the deadlock between Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative De ...
    June 10, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Glenbard West volleyball – from pipe dream to top team

    GLEN ELLYN – The boys volleyball program at Glenbard West began as a pipe dream.Four students – Jimm ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • McGuire: Advocates help break cycle of violence

    Ten-year-old Aaron didn't know why he wet the bed at night; but he was terrified of what his father would do if he found out. 
    June 10, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • Glendale Heights man charged in fatal Glen Ellyn graduation party stabbing

    A Glendale Heights teen is being held on a $3 million bond after allegedly fatally stabbing a man at a high school graduation party in unincorporated ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • College of DuPage places 2 administrators on leave after buried audit emerges

    Two top College of DuPage administrators have been placed on administrative leave after a buried internal audit calling several costly investments int ...
    June 9, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Record breaking season ends for Glenbard North baseball

    SCHAUMBURG - Every time Oak Park jumped out to a lead in the Schaumburg Class 4A supersectional on June 8, the Glenbard North baseball team would figh ...
    June 9, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Glendale Height police: 8-year-old nearly abducted in Glendale Heights

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – An eight-year-old girl was allegedly almost abducted June 7 in Glendale Heights, according to the Glendale Heights Police Departmen ...
    June 8, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • Illinois House passes workers' compensation bill

    SPRINGFIELD — House Democrats on June 4 passed their own workers’ compensation reform bill despite warnings from their Republican colleagues that it f ...
    June 8, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Reeder: Time to put an end to playing make-believe with Illinois budget

    SPRINGFIELD – There are three ways to “balance“ a state budget: raise taxes, cut spending or play “make believe.”
    June 8, 2015 - 12:17 pm
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