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  • High school sports: Volleyball, track and gymnastics titles spring highlights for Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – The spring sports season brought plenty of success for Glenbard West athletes, and now is the perfect time to look back at some of the Hi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Hail, thunderstorms, floods expected June 22 in DuPage, Cook counties

    Numerous severe storms are expected June 22 in suburban Cook and DuPage counties, with potentially significant severe storms rolling in during the ear ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Student-run Waterleaf dining room, Culinary Market open for summer

    The student-run Waterleaf Dining Room and Culinary Market at College of DuPage both opened for the summer term this week.
    June 20, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Dissenting DuPage County Board members say vote to re-name Convalescent Center rushed

    A divided DuPage County Board approved a measure naming the county's Convalescent Center in honor of a former board member and circuit court judge.
    June 16, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West returners ready to build on recent state titles

    GLEN ELLYN – Matthew Scruggs saw plenty of action the past two seasons as part of Glenbard West’s back-to-back boys volleyball state championships.
    June 16, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • DuPage County heroin battle inflamed by spread of deadlier fentanyl, officials say

    For years, officials and professionals across DuPage have devoted attention, resources and public awareness efforts toward combating the county's grow ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • DuPage County continues consolidation by eliminating Naperville lighting district

    The DuPage County Board has officially axed another government body in its quest for consolidation.T ...
    June 15, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • 'Ernie & Me:' Longtime DuPage County resident reflects on Chicago Cubs fandom in new memoir

    Through good times and bad, sports fans have typically had one true ally in their ups and downs – each another.
    June 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • DuPage County to offer latex paint recycling

    WOODRIDGE – DuPage County will offer a latex paint recycling program at its Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Glenbard Parent Series to present first summer event

    The Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present the "Empathy Advantage: The Real/Hidden/Overlooked Secret to Kids' Success" with ...
    June 13, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • 4 file, 2 challenged for DuPage County Democrat ballot positions

    Two of the four Democrats slated to fill vacant spaces on the DuPage County ballot will be challenged by the DuPage Election Commission.
    June 10, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • DuPagePads planning career fair for public and homeless clients alike

    Although DuPage County has one of the lowest jobless rates in the state, many still struggle with under-employment and unemployment.
    June 9, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Perfection part of an 'unbelievable' finish for Glenbard West (with videos)

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Paulie Bischoff, Will Church and Kyler Kotsakis had plenty state volleyball playoff experience before June 4.
    June 9, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Blind customers turned away by McDonald's, lawsuit claims

    OAK BROOK – A blind man from Louisiana recently filed a class action lawsuit against McDonald's Corporation for not providing drive-thru accommodation ...
    June 7, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West wins state title over New Trier

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – History repeated itself for Glenbard West's boys volleyball team.That suits the Hi ...
    June 6, 2016 - 7:41 am
  • Glenside Fire Protection District earns rescue award

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – The Glenside Fire Protection District recently received the Dr. Joseph Hartmann Award from Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Down ...
    June 4, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West works quickly for state quarterfinal win

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Glenbard West's boys volleyball team didn't spend much time celebrating a state quarterfinal win against Lake Park.
    June 3, 2016 - 9:11 pm
  • DuPage County sales tax drops after Water Commission moves towards autonomy

    DuPage County residents will enjoy a drop in their sales taxes starting June 1 after the DuPage Water Commission has officially moved into revenue aut ...
    June 6, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • Rauner calls for new funding formula for school districts

    ITASCA – Gov. Bruce Rauner said he is appalled Illinois ranks last among states for state share of school funding.
    June 3, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • High school boys track and field: Glenbard West seniors notch all-state relay finish, Glenbard South's Michael King medals

    CHARLESTON – Glenbard West’s boys track and field team’s 4x100-meter relay needed to realize its full potential.
    June 2, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Marklund to close resale store in Wood Dale

    WOOD DALE – Marklund, a nonprofit organization that serves children and adults with profound developmental disabilities, will close its Wood Dale resa ...
    June 2, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard South softball captures regional title

    After opening the postseason with a 12-1 win against Noble Street Charter-Bulls, Glenbard South’s softball team squeaked past host Aurora Central Cath ...
    June 2, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • FBI seeking suspect in Glen Ellyn bank robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – The FBI is looking for a man suspected of robbing the Chase Bank at 727 Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn on June 1 who may also be involved i ...
    June 2, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • DuPage Animal Care and Crontrol reopens after renovation

    WHEATON – The barks, meows, chirps and growls echoing throughout the DuPage Animal Care and Control facility may now sound a little bit more content a ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West wins sectional on home floor, headed to state for fourth time (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – Kyler Kotsakis and Paulie Bischoff aren’t quite ready to stop donning Glenbard West colors.
    June 2, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • DuPage County partners with local groups for river and stream preservation

    ADDISON – DuPage County will have a new intergovernmental force to help enhance and preserve the quality of streams and rivers throughout the area, ac ...
    June 1, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Larson: Growth mindset makes a difference

    A student's intrinsic motivation is what deeply impacts learning. We are discovering from research that a key driver that influences and impacts a stu ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • 'Cooking with Kids' among Entree Kitchen events in Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream business owner and busy mother is on a mission to bring dinner back to the kitchen table.
    May 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm
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