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  • Chicago Bears running Elmhurst youth camp

    ELMHURST – The Chicago Bears are coming to Elmhurst for a week of safe, non-contact football instruction and fun.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner addresses local chambers about government reform

    ELMHURST – Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to reform local government, and he is counting on the business community to do so.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • DuPage Airport Authority files suit seeking to acquire Pheasant Run

    ST. CHARLES –  The future of Pheasant Run Resort has been called into question as the DuPage Airport Authority recently filed a lawsuit seeking acquis ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard West's Sam Noland finds niche on defense

    GLEN ELLYN – A growth spurt helped Sam Noland become the player he is today.The Glenbard West senior ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 6:53 pm
  • Chorus of DuPage adds phone option to singing valentines

    Quartets from the Chorus of DuPage once again will fill offices, homes, colleges, hospitals, businesses and restaurants with the sound of four-part ha ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner to Democrats: Work with me or pass tax hike

    SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Bruce Rauner on the evening of Feb. 9 closed out a tour of speeches to civic groups around the state with an often-repeated messag ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Just A Taste Confections opens in Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce, along with Bloomingdale Mayor Franco Coladipietro, recently took part in the ribbon-cutting cerem ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Official: Illinois state museum could reopen in weeks

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Museum could reopen in a matter of weeks if the General Assembly approves changes sought by Gov. Bruce Rauner, accord ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Metra BNSF line derails near Naperville station, no injuries reported

    NAPERVILLE – Metra has not yet determined whether the BNSF line derailment that caused delays during the Feb. 8 morning commute will affect afternoon ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Bartlett library celebrates renovation completion

    BARTLETT – The Bartlett Public Library’s recent renovation celebration drew hundreds of guests.It ki ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner: Chicago Public School takeover plan lives

    SPRINGFIELD — When the time comes, suburban and downstate Democrats will join him in his effort to have the state take control of Chicago’s debt-strap ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Lombard, Elmhurst firefighters battle garage fire

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Fire Department helped the Lombard Fire Department on Feb. 4 extinguish a large detached garage fire that was threatening neig ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school basketball: 3 games to watch on Feb. 5

    The postseason is already visible on the horizon for girls basketball teams, while conference races for boys teams are getting down to the nitty-gritt ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • DuPage Federation marks 20th anniversary

    LOMBARD – The DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform recently hosted its 20th anniversary celebration.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • High school wrestling: Glenbard South, Glenbard West wrestlers gear up for postseason

    After months of training and making weight, wrestlers are preparing to start on the path to the state finals. Here’s the outlook for wrestlers from Gl ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:48 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard South girls get better of IC

    Glenbard South’s girls basketball team edged IC Catholic 44-39 in a Metro Suburban West game Jan. 28 but fell 48-42 against Lemont on Jan. 30.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner announces plan for private-public partnership for I-55 widening

    Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Feb. 4 a plan to add managed lanes to Interstate 55 through a private-public partnership.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • Illinois Comptroller: State debt spiraling

    SPRINGFIELD — Unless something changes soon, Illinois is heading $6.2 billion deeper into debt and taxpayers will remain on the hook, state Comptrolle ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard West survives physical battle against Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – There was no buzzer beater needed this time.The first meeting this season between th ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Carol Stream Citizen of the Year nominees named

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Citizen of the Year Committee announced nominees for the 2015 Citizen of the Year Awards, which will be given at a ban ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner: Illinois can save $500M on purchases

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Feb. 2 urged a streamlining of procurement, or the way the state buys goods and services, saying it could save the ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Challenges keep coming for Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – Alex Passi and his Glenbard West basketball teammates seemingly breezed through the first half of the season.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Elmhurst Police Department investigation leads to child porn arrest

    ELMHURST – An investigation initiated by the Elmhurst Police Department has led to the arrest of a Glendale Heights man accused of possession of child ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Itasca Library talk to explore brain's gender differences

    ITASCA – Linda Sasser will lead a discussion on the differences between the male and female brain at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Itasca Community Library.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Students to stage 'The Foreigner' comedy in Roselle

    ROSELLE – The comedy “The Foreigner” will be presented by the Lake Park High School Drama Department at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 to 6 in Roselle.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Illinois legislation aims to regulate cellphone surveillance

    SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers are moving to put some boundaries on police surveillance technology that can literally snatch the data from a person’s c ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Budget, higher education battles roll on

    SPRINGFIELD — Democratic lawmakers on Jan. 28 passed a measure they said will help university students and community colleges despite the lack of a bu ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Look inside the numbers of Wheaton North's win against Glenbard West

    WHEATON – March madness started early.Rowan McGowen's deep 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left swished t ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 10:07 am
  • Bloomingdale art group seeks scholarship applicants

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Bloomingdale Artists Association will offer this year’s $1,000 Jack Sartain Memorial Scholarship to DuPage County-area art students ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner softens tone but stays with agenda

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner hammered away Jan. 27 on the need for fundamental change in the way Illinois operates, while Democratic leaders blamed ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Illinois Treasurer to invest $220 million to spur tech jobs

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois will invest more than $220 million in emerging technology companies over the next three years, state Treasurer Michael Frerichs ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:56 pm
  • Illinois Democrats, Republicans to talk school aid, pensions

    SPRINGFIELD — State Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, dropped two big pieces of news Jan. 25:
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard West takes first loss in stride

    HILLSIDE – Justin Pierce put on a one-man offensive show at Proviso West on Jan. 22, but his 29-point performance wasn’t quite enough.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • Illinois continues to shed jobs

    SPRINGFIELD — December’s employment numbers show Illinois is continuing to lose jobs.“For the first ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 2:12 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West's Sam Brodner picks Wisconsin

    GLEN ELLYN – Sam Brodner traded in Tennessee for Wisconsin.At one time a Vanderbilt football recruit ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to discuss decision-making in adolescents

    The Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present "Age of Opportunity: The New Science of Adolescence" with Laurence Steinberg on J ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • GOP seeks state control of Chicago schools

    SPRINGFIELD — Republicans on Jan. 20 announced a plan to put the financially floundering Chicago Public Schools system under state control and open th ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Bloomingdale Garden Club honors winners, plans new year

    BLOOMINGDALE ­– The Bloomingdale Garden Club received 30 submissions in its second photo contest focused on flowers and plants purchased at the group’ ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Four games to watch Jan. 22 and 23

    The thick of the conference schedule is keeping boys basketball teams plenty busy, and there are several games worth watching on Jan. 22 and 23.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • Bloomingdale reception to celebrate art exhibition

    BLOOMINGDALE ­– Two works by Ken Wickham will be part of a juried photography exhibit running Jan. 16 to Feb. 13.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Theatre of Western Springs to stage 'Leading Ladies' for laughs

    The Theatre of Western Springs presents the Ken Ludwig comedy “Leading Ladies,” directed by David Knezz. Performances will take place Jan. 21 to 31.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Letter: We all must help to stop domestic violence

    To the editor:Recently, a Bloomingdale man murdered his wife and then turned the gun on himself. Tra ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Glenbard West wrestlers win big ahead of fundraising night

    Glenbard West’s wrestling team continued its stellar season with a 59-12 win against Fenton on Jan. 16.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Justin Pierce buzzer-beater makes Glenbard West a winner

    GLEN ELLYN – Justin Pierce missed on his first two attempts to be the hero.The Glenbard West senior ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • All Things Delivered brings groceries, more to Wheaton, Glen Ellyn customers

    In an increasingly digital age, more and more things are becoming available online at an increasingly fast pace.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner asks for impasse ruling

    SPRINGFIELD — Is Illinois headed toward a state workers strike?That’s the question in Springfield, w ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Justin Pierce buzzer-beater lifts Glenbard West against Downers Grove North (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – It wasn't Justin Pierce's best game of the season, not by a long shot. But when he was ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Bartlett Library to host Renovation Celebration

    BARTLETT – It’s time to mark calendars for the Bartlett Public Library District’s Renovation Celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 16.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Metra bans hoverboards due to safety concerns

    CHICAGO – Metra announced that hoverboards will no longer be permitted onboard its trains due to concerns over potential fire hazards.
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 6:55 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 reconsiders special education relocation

    ELMHURST – Following a public outcry, Elmhurst School District 205 will reconsider its decision to relocate a special education program from Field to ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • High school boys and girls basketball: Downers Grove North vs.Glenbard West boys tipoff in West Suburban Silver

    The three-day Martin Luther King Junior holiday weekend will keep boys and girls basketball teams plenty busy. Between conference games and Martin Lut ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • 'Alive Inside' film to reveal music's effects on dementia, brain injury

    A free screening of “Alive Inside,” a documentary about how music affects the minds of people with dementia, will be shown at 2 p.m. Jan. 23.
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Prep sports roundup: Glenbard West wrestlers knock off top team

    Glenbard West’s wrestling team enjoyed two big highlights in three days.First was a 36-18 win agains ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Former Elmhurst Mayor Pete DiCianni running unopposed for Republican primary

    ELMHURST – Former Elmhurst Mayor Pete DiCianni will run unopposed in the March 15 Republican primary in the 8th Congressional District after officials ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard West ready for tough tests to come

    GLEN ELLYN – Winning a basketball game in Oak Park-River Forest’s field house is no easy task.Glenba ...
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Glen Ellyn bicyclist injured after being hit by van in Glendale Heights

    A 29-year-old Glen Ellyn bicyclist was treated at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove for severe injuries Jan. 12 after he was hit by a van on No ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • State, AFSCME talks break down

    SPRINGFIELD — Talks between Gov. Rauner’s administration and the state’s largest public-sector employee union broke down Jan. 8.
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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