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  • Glenbard District 87 approves $2M in facility upgrades

    The Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education has voted to approve improvement projects at the high schools not to exceed $2.3 mill ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • Ex-Glenbard North hurler shines on the mound for Purdue

    Through 11 games, Glenbard North graduate Matt Frawley leads the Purdue baseball team in innings pitched.
    March 4, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Glenbard East's up and down season ends with regional loss

    HILLSIDE – So close, yet so far. In an ending that typified Glenbard East’s up-and-down season, the ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Carol Stream dads, daughters dance to 'Frozen' theme: 6 photos

    Disney's "Frozen" set the scene for this year's Carol Stream Park District Daddy Daughter Dance last Friday and Saturday at St. Andrews Golf Club in W ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • County seeks funds for East Branch DuPage River flood plan

    DuPage County Stormwater Management hopes to receive federal grant money at the end of this year to fund projects designed to mitigate flooding in the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Montini wins title, Glenbard North third in state wrestling

    BLOOMINGTON – Another trip to the state finals, more hardware for the wrestling teams from Glenbard North and Montini.
    March 2, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • COD Faculty Association: "Bad relationship" with Breuder led to no confidence vote

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Faculty Association has released details about its September vote on no confidence in college President Robert Breu ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Hanover Park truck driver found guilty in fatal tollway crash

    WHEATON – A DuPage County judge found a Hanover Park semi-trailer driver guilty of several felonies in a crash that killed Illinois tollway worker in ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Panther wrestlers take home state medals

    CHAMPAIGN – A week earlier, Oak Park’s Jason Renteria handed Austin Gomez his first loss of the season.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Glenbard North gymnasts compete at state finals

    PALATINE – All three Glenbard North gymnasts that competed at state advanced to the event finals Feb. 21 at Palatine High School.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Glenbard North, West Chicago prepare for playoff push

    The road to the Class 4A boys basketball state finals begins with regional play starting Monday. Here’s the outlook for Glenbard North and West Chicag ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard North boys swimming place seventh at sectional

    Competing at the St. Charles East sectional Feb. 21, the Glenbard North boys swimming team came in seventh place with a score of 86.5.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • DuPage state's attorney announces promotions

    Two prosecutors in the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office recently received promotions, according to a news release from the office.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:55 pm
  • Mondlock: Recycling is becoming natural

    When my kids ask me a question that I don’t know the answer to, I say “Google it”. Google has become my go-to for every topic, query, curiosity, recip ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • College of DuPage's Waterleaf lost $536,000 in 2014

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage officials made a presentation Thursday to update the Board of Trustees on the financial standing of Waterleaf Restauran ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • Three College of DuPage trustee candidates running on 'Clean Slate' platform

    Three candidates for the College of DuPage Board of Trustees are running on the "Clean Slate" platform, according to a news release from the group.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • Kelsy Kurfirst takes home event title at state gymnastics

    PALATINE – Kelsy Kurfirst won a title and was top-3 in two other events at the state gymnastics meet and was fourth in the all-around as Lyons Townshi ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Montini, Glenbard North, Hinsdale South wrestlers win state titles

    CHAMPAIGN – Adding to its already decorated wrestling program, six of seven Montini wrestlers won state championships over the weekend, giving the Bro ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • College of DuPage to freeze tuition rates

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees voted 5-1 to freeze tuition rates for the 2016 fiscal year.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • College of DuPage officials respond to radio station fraud

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage officials have spoken publicly for the first time about alleged fraud at the school's radio station that resulted in th ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 6:56 am
  • Music comforts DuPage Convalescent residents

    WHEATON – Sometimes a song can make a world of difference.Residents of the DuPage County Convalescen ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • Panthers send nine wrestlers to state tournament

    CAROL STREAM – The Glenbard North wrestling team did more than just host a Class 3A individual sectional on Saturday.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Carol Stream names 28-year officer as new police chief

    CAROL STREAM – Supporters filled Village Hall on Tuesday to watch Carol Stream's new police chief get sworn in.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Letter: Vote 'no' on bill that gives nurses more license to presribe

    To the Editor:The physicians of the DuPage County Medical Society are greatly concerned about propos ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:01 am
  • Group charged with distributing DuPage fair funds may be next on consolidation chopping block

    The latest DuPage County consolidation effort may funnel some much-needed cash into the hands of the county fairgrounds.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • District 200 approves plan for dividing students at Carol Stream apartment complex

    CAROL STREAM – Current and future families in a large Carol Stream apartment complex have a final answer on where their children will be going to scho ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • District 87 to host public forum on athletic code changes

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 will host a community forum next month to discuss changes to its athletic code.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 8:19 pm
  • Bloomingdale man, Addison native looks to future after winning 'The Biggest Loser'

    Mission accomplished.That’s how Toma Dobrosavljevic feels about losing 171 pounds and winning season ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 6:16 am
  • Roselle man accused of pimping teenage girls

    ROSELLE – A Roselle man has been charged with pimping teenage girls while awaiting trial on other sexual abuse charges, according to media reports.
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Legislators respond to COD's Breuder buyout by proposing legislation, investigation

    Illinois Senate Democrats announced the formation of a new subcommittee to investigate executive compensation at public institutions in a news release ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Rauner orders consolidation task force led by DuPage's Sanguinetti, Cronin (with video)

    Government consolidation, DuPage style, may be coming to counties across the state.Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Glenbard North to begin postseason play

    The road to the state finals for 4A girls basketball teams starts with regional tournament games beginning Monday. Here’s the outlook for Glenbard Nor ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard North gymnasts qualify for state meet

    Hosting a sectional on Feb. 10, the Glenbard North girls gymnastics team came in fourth place with a score of 143.3750.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Panther wrestling team captures regional title

    The Glenbard North wrestling team put forth a dominant effort at the Feb. 7 West Chicago Class 3A regional, capturing 10 individual titles on its way ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Letter: Support Vision 20/20 in DuPage

    To the EditorThe goal of Vision 20/20 is to fulfill the promise of public education. We endorse Visi ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Measles exposure possible in Carol Stream, Bloomingdale

    CAROL STREAM – Potential exposure to measles may have occurred recently at three locations in Carol Stream and Bloomingdale.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Hinsdale South hangs on for girls basketball win vs. West Chicago (video)

    DARIEN – Senior night wins are never a guarantee, but Gennifer Simpson helped ensure the status of her senior night.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • District 87 considering policy change on students bringing devices from home

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 is considering a policy change that would prevent students from bringing their own devices from home for in- ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Glen Ellyn trio charged with robberies in Wheaton, Lombard, Glen Ellyn and Carol Stream

    GLEN ELLYN – Three Glen Ellyn men have been charged in connection with several robberies around DuPage County, the state's attorney's office announced ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Rauner taps DuPage emergency management director for state position

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has selected DuPage County's James Joseph to serve as the Illinois homeland security adviser and director of the Illinois Emergency ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • Lemont, Wheaton North top-10 at state cheerleading

    BLOOMINGTON – At the Illinois High School Association state cheerleading finals Saturday, a trio of local teams notched top-10 finishes at U. S. Cellu ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • Local RadioShack stores on closure list after bankruptcy filing

    Ten RadioShack stores in the western suburbs are slated for possible closure after the technology retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday, a ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Bibbs, Matkovic having breakout seasons for area basketball teams

    New players emerge as standouts each basketball season, from underclassmen getting their first taste of varsity ball to juniors and seniors making the ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Panthers gymnastics team wins regional title

    GLEN ELLYN – Placing three girls in the top five of the all-around competition, the Glenbard North girls gymnastics captured the title at the Feb. 2 G ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Prep roundup: Panthers competitive dance team advances to state finals

    The Glenbard North competitive dance team advanced to the IHSA state finals and ended up finishing in seventh place in the 3A division Jan. 31.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Highly ranked Glenbard North wrestling team ready for road to state

    Glenbard NorthClass: 3ARegional: West ChicagoSectional: Glenbard NorthOutlook: The Panthers are in t ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Hays: Take your library with you

    The Carol Stream Library now provides a variety of downloadable collections for patrons to enjoy. Access to e-books, audiobooks, music, magazines, mov ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Consolidation, heroin top DuPage County's legislative priorities

    Legislators in Springfield have a long to-do list over the next several months, including working on a new budget and the ever-increasing pension cost ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Bloomingdale man, Addison native wins 'The Biggest Loser'

    Bloomingdale resident Toma Dobrosavljevic was the big winner on the Jan. 29 finale of the latest season of NBC's "The Biggest Loser."
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Pension reform, protecting local funds top DuPage Mayors and Managers' legislative goals

    The DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference is hoping 2015 is the year when Illinois finally reforms its public safety pension system and protects local ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 7:13 pm
  • Explosion kills worker at Carol Stream factory

    CAROL STREAM – A worker was killed Monday night when an air tank exploded at a manufacturing facility in Carol Stream, according to fire officials.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 4:54 pm
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