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  • High school baseball and softball: Glenbard South, Glenbard West ready for postseason action

    The first pitch of the softball and baseball playoffs for Class 3A and 4A schools will soon be delivered as teams from across the state aim to make a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West volleyball clinches conference, Glenbard South, Glenbard West girls headed to state track

    Glenbard West’s boys volleyball team knocked off Glenbrook South 25-10, 25-11 on May 14 to take home the title at the Vernon Hills invite, the Hilltop ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • High school boys gymnastics: Glenbard West's Timmy Le a state champ, Hilltoppers second as a team

    HINSDALE – Timmy Le made history, just not in the way he expected.The Glenbard West junior became th ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • Culinary summer camps offered young teens at Technology Center of DuPage

    ADDISON – Starting in June, Technology Center of DuPage in Addison will host eight identical summer culinary camps for students who will be in grades ...
    May 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve campground opens

    WARRENVILLE – A mini-vacation awaits right in DuPage County with a night spent under the stars at the family campground at Blackwell Forest Preserve i ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Carol Stream parade fundraiser set at Culver's

    CAROL STREAM – Organizers of the Carol Stream 4th of July Parade invite the community to gather friends, neighbors and co-workers for a meal at Culver ...
    May 16, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard North's Wahrmann a winner at conference track meet

    Glenbard North's Allison Wahrmann won triple jump (37 feet, 2.75 inches), was second in long jump (18-0.5) and took fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (1 ...
    May 12, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Glenbard South, Glenbard West, Wheaton North, Wheaton Warrenville South set for postseason play

    The road to girls soccer playoff glory ends in Naperville at North Central College, and teams from across the state soon will be starting their postse ...
    May 16, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard South softball jumps on Fenton in conference game

    Mady Carli, Daniella Little and Kennedy Galuza each had two RBIs as Glenbard South’s softball team led Fenton 14-0 in a Metro Suburban West game May 9 ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Roskam discusses heroin crisis with DuPage County Heroin Task Force

    ELMHURST – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, held a round table meeting May 6 with DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and members of the DuPage ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • High school boys gymnastics: Glenbard West in hunt for state trophy

    GLEN ELLYN – Viktor Kovalishin is among several seniors who have contributed to Glenbard West’s boys gymnastics program’s recent run of state success.
    May 12, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Garden club plant sale, guest lecture to sprout in Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Bloomingdale Garden Club this month will offer a flower and plant sale and a lecture on “Foraging for Wild Edibles.”
    May 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • College of DuPage selects Bensenville mentorship program

    BENSENVILLE – College of DuPage’s Teacher Preparation Program recently designated Project CARE in Bensenville as its program of choice, and will launc ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Free wood chips offered DuPage County residents

    WEST CHICAGO – People can pick up free wood chips from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14 at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Native Plant Nursery ...
    May 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Glenbard North Theatre to stage 'Mary Poppins'

    CAROL STREAM – “Mary Poppins” will alight on stage in the Glenbard North Theatre production running May 5 to 7 in Carol Stream.
    May 5, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: History a motivator in Glenbard West's tourney title

    LISLE – Paulie Bischoff and his Glenbard West boys volleyball teammates had all the motivation they needed in the championship match of the Benet tour ...
    May 4, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • West Chicago High School creative writers excel at Literary Festival

    WEST CHICAGO – Student authors from West Chicago Community High School earned awards at the Upstate Eight Literary Festival earlier this month.
    May 4, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Benefit at DuPage Airport to help Honor Flight Chicago soar

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage Veterans Foundation’s fifth annual fundraiser at DuPage Airport to benefit Honor Flight Chicago will unfold with fanfare fro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Larson: Adults must deliver consistent message opposing underage drinking

    Recently, Glenbard parent Doug Petit shared the heartbreaking story of his teenage son's death after attending an underage drinking party in the commu ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Starz' gala to help DuPage County seniors

    LOMBARD – The DuPage Senior Citizens Council’s fifth annual “Dancing with the Starz” benefit is heating up with celebrity dancers rehearsing their dan ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Athletes compete at WDSRA's Spring Track and Field Meet

    The Western DuPage Special Recreation Association hosted the annual Spring Track and Field Meet on April 17 at North Central College in Naperville.
    May 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glenbard North community to pitch in for brother's fundraiser in memory of Gavin Sharkey

    CAROL STREAM – Glenbard North teacher Stasie Brogan is helping coordinate a charity event May 6 with Glenbard North and Lake Park high schools in memo ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DuPage County announces $15M in highway, trail construction projects

    DuPage County has announced more than $15 million in highway and trail construction projects for 2016, according to a county news release.
    May 3, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • West Chicago High School sophomore class challenged to change future

    WEST CHICAGO – For the fourth year, West Chicago Community High School language arts teachers Amanda Cardenas, Tara DeLeon, Patrice Dobry and Kyle Eth ...
    May 2, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Bloomingdale Park District finance department earns award

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Bloomingdale Park District finance department’s comprehensive annual financial report was awarded the Certificate of Achievement fo ...
    April 28, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West volleyball wins tournament title

    Paulie Bischoff and Kyler Kotsakis both were named to the all-tournament team at the Brother Rice Smack Attack tournament April 23 as Glenbard West’s ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • High school baseball: Glenbard West breezes by Proviso East

    Kevin Spencer went 3 for 4 with a triple, two runs scored and five RBIs as Glenbard West’s baseball team cruised past Proviso East 15-2 in five inning ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • High school softball: Glenbard South relishes tough tests against Downers Grove North, Marengo

    DOWNERS GROVE – Glenbard South softball has been a dominant force in the Metro Suburban Conference for years.
    April 27, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Carol Stream students advance to state competition

    Carol Stream students in Wego Drama at West Chicago Community High School advanced to the Illinois High School Association State Group Interpretation ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Bloomingdale Park District executive director wins recognition

    BLOOMINGDALE – Bloomingdale Park District Executive Director Carrie Fullerton received the Joseph Bannon Practitioner Award at the Charles K. Brightbi ...
    April 25, 2016 - 4:00 pm
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