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  • 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. 30, 2015 - 12:00 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
  • 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
  • High school football: Glenbard North builds around experienced backfield

    CAROL STREAM – Finishing one win short of the qualifying standard, Glenbard North missed the playoffs a year ago for the first time since 2003.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • 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
  • High school football: Quotable players and coaches

    As football teams from across the state get set to start the football season, here are what some players and coaches from schools in the Suburban Life ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • Bartlett woman killed in house fire identified

    BARTLETT – The woman killed in an Aug. 22 Bartlett house fire has been identified as Maura Wills, according to a DuPage County Coroner's Office news r ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Bartlett police: Chicago residents busted with hundreds of Ecstacy pills

    BARTLETT – Two Chicago residents were arrested Aug. 21 in Bartlett after police found that they were carrying hundreds of Ecstasy pills, according to ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Glenbard Parent Series to present member of Little Rock Nine discussing her journey to justice

    The Glenbard Parent Series will present a talk from Carlotta Walls LaNier, one of the Little Rock Nine and author of "A Mighty Long Walk; My Journey t ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Kane County prosecutor charged with DUI

    A Kane County assistant state’s attorney, who prosecutes felony cases, was charged with driving under the influence and having a blood-alcohol level a ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars earn first NWSL playoff berth

    LISLE – The Chicago Red Stars secured their place in the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs on Aug. 23 for the first time since they joined the l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Glenbard North golfers have lofty goals this season

    High school boys and girls golfers have hit the links for the start of the season with the goal of making it to the state tournaments in October. Here ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • College of DuPage timeline: What led to termination proceedings against Robert Breuder

    The last year and a half has been rocky for embattled President Robert Breduer and the College of DuPage, culminating in the Board of Trustees' decisi ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • College of DuPage votes to start termination proceedings against President Robert Breuder

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees have started the process of firing embattled President Robert Breuder – and may prevent him from getting his c ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Girls golf: State dreams for Glenbard South, St. Francis, Wheaton Academy, Wheaton Warrenville

    High school girls golfers have started the season, and the end goal for most every team and player is Decatur, site of the state tournaments on Oct. 1 ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Mariano's to open Bloomingdale doors in 2017

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Village of Bloomingdale announced Aug. 18 that the vacant space in the Stratford Crossing Shopping Center will soon be occupied by ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 1:58 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
  • College of DuPage board to vote on Breuder ouster Aug. 20

    After months of controversy and weeks of legal questions, the Robert Breuder era at the College of DuPage may officially be at its end.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 9:06 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
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner offers new legislative package

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Aug. 17 said he’s again proposing legislation for a two-year freeze on local property taxes combined with what he c ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 2:54 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
  • DuPage County Board honors late board member JR McBride with caucus room dedication

    Ten months after his death, the DuPage County Board is ensuring a late member will be remembered for years to come.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • 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
  • Consultant: College of DuPage had $160 million invested against board policy

    The College of DuPage had more than $160 million invested in funds that violated board policy, according to a consultant hired by the college.
    Aug. 16, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • College of DuPage starts Breuder replacement search, gives interim president a pay raise

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees had a lengthy agenda for its Aug. 13 meeting. Here are some of the topics the board discussed during its speci ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • College of DuPage board votes to close Waterleaf Restaurant, transition it to education facility

    The controversial and unprofitable Waterleaf Restaurant at the College of DuPage will close at the end of the month and make way for new culinary prog ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • DuPage County Board hires firm to look at Convalescent Center

    While it weighs what to do with the county fairgrounds, the DuPage County Board also will be taking a look at the future operation of the DuPage Conva ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Rauner: DuPage County farmers eligible for storm damage assistance

    DuPage County farmers may be eligible for federal assistance after this year's heavy rains, according to a news release from Gov. Bruce Rauner's offic ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 5:27 pm
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker makes campaign stop in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made a candidate pitch to the DuPage County Republican party Aug. 13 during a luncheon at Carlucci Restaur ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 12:18 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
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to visit DuPage County Republicans on Aug. 13

    DOWNERS GROVE – Wisconsin Gov. and Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker will be in Downers Grove on Aug. 13, the DuPage County Republican Part ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • College athletic conferences find home in suburban headquarters

    The Big Ten Conference’s headquarters in Rosemont are hard to miss from I-294. The conference’s prom ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage plans work on Graue Mill, St. James Farm

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is planning to invest thousands of dollars to revamp a pair of its historic buildings in the coming mont ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • College of DuPage to vote on closing Waterleaf, presidential search committee Aug. 13

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will be considering some big steps forward in addressing some of its biggest controversies – including replaci ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:51 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
  • Hanover Park woman wins $15 million on instant lottery ticket

    HANOVER PARK – A Hanover Park woman recently won $15 million playing a World Class Millions Illinois Lottery ticket, according to an Illinois Lottery ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:40 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
  • West Chicago High School drama to benefit from Carol Stream car wash

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago Community High School drama will be the benefactor of a fundraiser at a Carol Stream car wash, the high school announced i ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Glenbard North grad Justin Jackson primed for more success with Northwestern football

    After an illustrious high school career at Glenbard North where he finished with 6,531 rushing yards and 85 touchdowns, Justin Jackson didn’t skip a b ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • 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
  • FEMA updates flood maps for DuPage County

    Many DuPage County residents are either hoping or fearing that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will confirm what they already know – that they ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:30 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
  • College of DuPage talks FOIA, transition team and education committee

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees undertook a massive, 35-item agenda during its meeting July 30, hitting on its future budget, an illegal leak ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • Christen Press scores twice in Chicago Red Stars draw

    LISLE – For the second game in a row, the Chicago Red Stars came away with a tie for the after facing a fellow National Women's Soccer League title co ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage in turmoil

    It was a week of bad news for the College of DuPage involving a controversial contract extension for President Robert Breuder that came to light from ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • College of DuPage proposes $7.5 million in budget cuts for 2016

    The College of DuPage may be cutting more than $7.5 million – including tax levies and student tuition – off what college staff has called a "bloated" ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage in turmoil

    It was a week of bad news for the College of DuPage involving a controversial contract extension for President Robert Breuder that came to light from ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Body of missing Carol Stream swimmer found in Lake Michigan

    CAROL STREAM – Officials have positively identified a body recovered from Lake Michigan near Indiana Dunes State Park shortly before noon Aug. 2 as th ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 7:47 pm
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