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  • Suburbs brace for possible 4 inches of snow

    Two to four inches of snow may come to the Chicago area by Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Breinig: Looking back at a year of great progress in Carol Stream

    Road construction and other public improvement projects were the predominant theme in 2014. On the heels of one of the most brutal winters in recent h ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • College of DuPage President Breuder to retire in 2016, receive $760,000

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has announced he will retire, effective March 31, 2016.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Letter: Foundation CEO thanks local businesses for toy donations

    To the editor:The mission of the Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation is to provide comfort ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • Hanover Park family sees support from Carol Stream organizations as daughter fights cancer

    Seven-year-old Makayla Nemcik is battling cancer – but she's not going it alone.The local second-gra ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Report: College of DuPage trustees to vote on buyout for Breuder

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees intends to vote tonight on a buyout package for President Robert Breuder after months of controve ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • Glenbard North boys can't keep pace with hot-shooting Hinsdale Central

    DOWNERS GROVE – Three years ago, Glenbard North nearly played giant killer in a 51-48 regional final loss to eventual Class 4A runner-up Proviso East.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Prep roundup: Wahrman, Murphy help Panthers place second at District 87 meet

    The Glenbard North girls gymnastics team narrowly missed out on the top spot at the Jan. 16 District 87 meet.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:19 am
  • Alleged 'Skinny Jeans Bandit' charged in Carol Stream bank robbery

    A man suspected of being the "Skinny Jeans Bandit" was arrested Tuesday and charged in the Nov. 21 robbery of a Carol Stream bank.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Hinsdale business man pleads not guilty to murder charges

    The Hinsdale business man accused of fatally shooting 37-year-old Nate Fox on Dec. 22 in Bloomingdale has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degre ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Gbur: Heroes needed for WDSRA

    We need heroes! At WDSRA, we rely on heroes in order for us to be able to serve the many families with special needs in DuPage County. These heroes ar ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Glendale Heights police: Man phones in false armed robbery in attempt to get out of traffic stop

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – A Bellwood man has been charged after reporting a false armed robbery to Glendale Heights police in the hopes the call would distra ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Jan. 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Carol Stream Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:51 pm
  • $270 million Mega Millions winner bought ticket in Glendale Heights

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – A gas station in Glendale Heights sold the winning $270 Mega Millions lottery ticket, marking the first Illinois jackpot winner sin ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 10:02 am
  • Carol Stream to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with 15th annual event

    CAROL STREAM – The phrase “a beloved community” signifies many things.It is the title of an essay by ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • Hinsdale man accused of fatal Bloomingdale shooting is due back in court Wednesday

    The Hinsdale man accused of fatally shooting a former professional basketball player Dec. 22 in Bloomingdale is scheduled for an arraignment hearing W ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • Carol Stream considering candidates for top cop

    CAROL STREAM – Carol Stream is in the process of selecting its next police chief, who village officials indicate will likely be an internal hire.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 7:36 pm
  • District 200 talks enrollment changes for Carol Stream apartment complex

    WHEATON – Starting in the fall, children of families who move into the Covered Bridges Apartments complex in Carol Stream may be attending a different ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard North's winning streak snapped at three games

    Returning to the court for the first time since wrapping up the Glenbard West Holiday Tournament on Dec. 27, 2014, the Glenbard North boys basketball ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • County to launch #GivingDuPage volunteer awareness effort

    DuPage County is hoping the power of the hashtag – and social media in general – will help connect residents to local volunteer opportunities.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Bartlett house fire causes $700,000 in damage

    BARTLETT – A house was subject Monday to what Bartlett Fire Chief Mike Falese described as "massive" amounts of damage in a fire accidentally started ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Wildcats can't claw out of first-quarter hole, fall to Willowbrook

    WEST CHICAGO – Over the final three quarters of Tuesday’s nonconference game, the West Chicago boys basketball team outscored Willowbrook by six point ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Driver conscious after car hit by train in Itasca thrown 50 feet

    ITASCA – A woman remained conscious after the car she was driving was struck by a Metra train and flung into a nearby structure Tuesday morning in Ita ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • For Glenbard, iPads becoming 'the norm'

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 administrators and teachers are pleased with the progress students have made since the district's iPad rollo ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • District 93 Mentor Program provides support for students

    BLOOMINGDALE – The volunteers in Community Consolidated School District 93's Mentor Program must be three things: caring, concerned and consistent.
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Jan. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Carol Stream Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • WDSRA Foundation names 2 new trustees

    The Western DuPage Special Recreation Association is welcoming two new trustees to its Foundation Board, according to a news release from the nonprofi ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Storto, local grads help Wisconsin-Whitewater win DIII national championship

    For the sixth time in the past eight seasons, the Wisconsin-Whitewater football team captured the Division III national championship after defeating M ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard North enters new year on a high note

    CAROL STREAM – The Glenbard North boys basketball team took a lot of momentum into the new year after closing out the Glenbard West Holiday Classic wi ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Free holiday greens pickup available

    CAROL STREAM – Flood Brothers will pick up residents' decorative holiday greenery, including trees, wreaths and boughs, free of charge through Jan. 16 ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • Two men charged with five thefts of catalytic converters in Elmhurst, Itasca

    ELMHURST – Two men have been charged with stealing catalytic converters five times in Elmhurst and Itasca, according to a news release from the DuPage ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Carol Stream water/sewer rate increasing in 2015

    CAROL STREAM – The combined water/sewer consumption rate for Carol Stream has increased, as of Thursday, by $1.21 per 1,000 gallons, according to a vi ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to host discussion on student success

    The Glenbard Parent Series will present a talk on student success from New York Times best-selling author Paul Tough, Glenbard Township High School Di ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Benedictine University to host upcoming baseball, soccer camps

    LISLE – The baseball and women's soccer teams at Benedictine University will host upcoming camps aimed at training youth players in each sport.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Carol Stream firefighters rescue beagle stuck 24 hours in pipe near West Chicago

    WEST CHICAGO – Carol Stream firefighters rescued a beagle Friday after it spent about 24 hours stuck in a pipe.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Lombard, Carol Stream men charged after 19 pounds of marijuana discovered by postal service

    Two men from Lombard and Carol Stream face felony drug charges in connection with a 19-pound package of marijuana discovered by the U.S. Postal Servic ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • This and That: Support Scouts, troops in January

    Happy New Year! I wish you and yours everything wonderful in 2015.As in past years there are many ev ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Jan. 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Carol Stream Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Carol Stream couple welcomes first baby of 2015 for Adventist GlenOaks Hospital

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – The first baby born at Adventist GlenOaks Hospital arrived at 6:35 a.m. New Year's Day, according to a news release from the hospit ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Year of the Champion – Glenbard North

    The 2014 calendar year provided several memorable finishes for Glenbard North athletes. Here’s a look back at some of their accomplishments:
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Carol Stream church provides shelter, warmth with Christmas Day open house for homeless

    CAROL STREAM – This Christmas, a Carol Stream church offered the area's homeless warmth against the cold.
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard North strings a trio of wins together

    After starting off the Glenbard West Holiday Classic with a loss, the Glenbard North boys basketball team rattled off three straight victories to clos ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • 2014: Look back at Carol Stream's biggest stories

    CAROL STREAM – As the new year nears, it’s time to revisit what made 2014 memorable. From the opening of two new grocery stores to the high-profile te ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 1:19 pm
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