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  • Athletes compete at WDSRA's Spring Track and Field Meet

    The Western DuPage Special Recreation Association hosted the annual Spring Track and Field Meet on April 17 at North Central College in Naperville.
    NEW: May 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glenbard North community to pitch in for brother's fundraiser in memory of Gavin Sharkey

    CAROL STREAM – Glenbard North teacher Stasie Brogan is helping coordinate a charity event May 6 with Glenbard North and Lake Park high schools in memo ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DuPage County announces $15M in highway, trail construction projects

    DuPage County has announced more than $15 million in highway and trail construction projects for 2016, according to a county news release.
    May 2, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • West Chicago High School sophomore class challenged to change future

    WEST CHICAGO – For the fourth year, West Chicago Community High School language arts teachers Amanda Cardenas, Tara DeLeon, Patrice Dobry and Kyle Eth ...
    May 2, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Bloomingdale Park District finance department earns award

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Bloomingdale Park District finance department’s comprehensive annual financial report was awarded the Certificate of Achievement fo ...
    April 28, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West volleyball wins tournament title

    Paulie Bischoff and Kyler Kotsakis both were named to the all-tournament team at the Brother Rice Smack Attack tournament April 23 as Glenbard West’s ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • High school baseball: Glenbard West breezes by Proviso East

    Kevin Spencer went 3 for 4 with a triple, two runs scored and five RBIs as Glenbard West’s baseball team cruised past Proviso East 15-2 in five inning ...
    April 28, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • High school softball: Glenbard South relishes tough tests against Downers Grove North, Marengo

    DOWNERS GROVE – Glenbard South softball has been a dominant force in the Metro Suburban Conference for years.
    April 27, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Carol Stream students advance to state competition

    Carol Stream students in Wego Drama at West Chicago Community High School advanced to the Illinois High School Association State Group Interpretation ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Bloomingdale Park District executive director wins recognition

    BLOOMINGDALE – Bloomingdale Park District Executive Director Carrie Fullerton received the Joseph Bannon Practitioner Award at the Charles K. Brightbi ...
    April 25, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Smart911 to become available across DuPage County

    DuPage County recently asked residents to recognize emergency response personnel during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week by registering f ...
    April 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West volleyball undefeated through 10 matches

    Glenbard West’s boys volleyball team improved to 10-0 overall and 2-0 in the West Suburban Silver with a 25-13, 25-12 win against Oak Park-River Fores ...
    April 21, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Glendale Heights Police Department appoints new chief

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – Village of Glendale Heights President Linda Jackson has appointed a new chief of police, Douglas Flint, who was sworn in April 7 at ...
    April 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Bloomingdale Garden Club to pop up in new location

    BLOOMINGDALE – As its May plant sale nears, the Bloomingdale Garden Club will gather in preparation at its new meeting location at 6:15 p.m. April 19.
    April 18, 2016 - 7:10 pm
  • Glendale Heights teen writes young adult adventure

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – At 17, Sophia Whittemore of Glendale Heights is already a published author. Her debut book is “The Funnyman,” a young adult fantasy ...
    April 18, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Bloomingdale cosmetology school to roll out red carpt open house

    BLOOMINGDALE – Pivot Point Academy, a cosmetology school in Bloomingdale, will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. April 17.
    April 15, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Drama director bids WDSRA adieu after 26 years

    For 26 years, clients at the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association have been able to get an opportunity few do – to take the stage and perform ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • St. Charles Singers to traverse seven centuries of song

    The St. Charles Singers, conducted by founder Jeffrey Hunt, will perform works from every century between the 1400s and 2000s in “Choral Eclectic” con ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • High school baseball: Glenbard West comes up short in Silver conference debut

    ELMHURST – After an unwanted week off because of bad weather, Glenbard West and York employed contrasting strategies when they met April 11 in a West ...
    April 13, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church prepares for big sale in Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – Our Savior Lutheran Church in Carol Stream will have its annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 16. The 7:30 a.m. early bird ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Paulie Bischoff, Glenbard West dominate for tourney title

    LOMBARD – There are a lot of new faces on the Glenbard West boys volleyball team this spring, but the expectations haven’t changed.
    April 13, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • Bloomingdale Artists Association cancels art workshop

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Bloomingdale Artists Association's planned workshop on gelatin printing scheduled for April 13 has been postponed.
    April 11, 2016 - 5:50 pm
  • Carol Stream's Merle Phillips celebrates 109th birthday

    CAROL STREAM – Merle Phillips celebrated her 109th birthday April 2 at Belmont Village Senior Living Community in Carol Stream, where she has lived si ...
    April 11, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Wego Drama advances to state competition

    WEST CHICAGO – Wego Drama at West Chicago Community High School excelled at the Illinois High School Association’s sectional competition in March, a s ...
    April 11, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • High school baseball: Glenbard North starts conference title defense with new look

    The first pitch of the high school baseball season already has been thrown, and teams across the state are on a journey they hope will culminate in a ...
    April 7, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Windsor Park aeronautical engineer turned artist hits century mark

    CAROL STREAM – March 5 was a good day for Windsor Park resident George Meloy. With four generations of Meloys at his side and more than 200 friends an ...
    April 7, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • People can watch prescribed burn at St. James Forest Preserve

    Specially trained crews from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County are using prescription burns to preserve natural habitats and better contro ...
    April 7, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • High school baseball: Glenbard South, Glenbard West build behind returning talent

    Professional baseball has always been a numbers-driven game, and the same is true in the high school game. Team batting average and the number of erro ...
    April 7, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Larson: Leaders need to 'hold hands and stick together' to find solutions

    Hardly a day goes by without the news headlines detailing the conflict, in-fighting and bickering among our politicians. In newspapers, online and on ...
    April 4, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Carol Stream hockey player wins BMO Harris Bank Youth Hockey Player of the Month

    CAROL STREAM – BMO Harris Bank, in partnership with the Chicago Blackhawks, recognized Joey Jaloway of Carol Stream, Rick Rooney of Naperville and Sha ...
    April 4, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day