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  • College of DuPage exploring options after Attorney General rules on Breuder contract

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees is looking into what a recent legal opinion from the Attorney General's office might mean for the contract of ...
    July 31, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • College of DuPage attorney: Investigation, prosecution for Breuder closed meeting leak

    The College of DuPage and its attorneys are investigating the source of the leak of an audio recording of a closed meeting regarding a contract extens ...
    July 31, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, West Chicago athletes have options with club, AAU sports

    It used to be that elite high school athletes had three jerseys in their closets – one for a fall sport, one for a winter sport, and one for a spring ...
    July 30, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • American Legion Post 76 hosting state tournament

    The Wheaton-Carol Stream American Legion Post 76 is playing host to the 2015 Illinois American Legion Baseball State Tournament.
    July 30, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Bloomingdale cop lends a helping hand, video goes viral

    BLOOMINGDALE – Officer Mike Giovenco never expected a missing person call to end as a viral video on Facebook.
    July 30, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • DuPage Health Department: West Nile present in mosquitoes, but keep playing outside

    The DuPage County Health Department is monitoring the small number of West Nile virus cases it has seen this year in mosquitoes.
    July 30, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Illinois state pension headed to U.S. Supreme Court?

    SPRINGFIELD — Attorney General Lisa Madigan is considering an appeal of the state high court’s May decision that tossed out the state’s 2013 Pension R ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Reports: College of DuPage's Breuder requested double amount of severance package

    GLEN ELLYN – Anonymously released tapes show College of DuPage President Robert Breuder's controversial buyout package was nearly twice as much and hi ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • Lots of sports options for athletes looking to specialize

    Athletes who decide to specialize in one sport have plenty of options to choose from. Club and AAU teams not only offer top-notch competition, but als ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 8 photos: DuPage County Fair offers family fun

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Fair returned for the 61st year from July 22 to 26, and with it came fun for the whole family.
    July 29, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • McGuire: Cutting services can carry a high cost

    When people trapped by domestic violence come to Family Shelter Service, they find a lot more than they expect. That's because we are not an isolated ...
    July 28, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Forest preserve's new leader is Oak Brook public works director

    After years of absent or temporary leadership, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has announced its new executive director after a unanimou ...
    July 28, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Illinois state employees get another win in pay dispute

    SPRINGFIELD — State employees can keep getting their regular paychecks for the near future, another state court has ruled.
    July 28, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Attorney general: College of DuPage violated Open Meetings Act with Breuder contract extension

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved a 2011 contract extension for President Robert Breuder, accord ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Metra expands, adjusts service for Lollapalooza weekend rush

    Metra is adjusting its train schedules to Chicago to accommodate the thousands of passengers that are expected to attend Lollapalooza, according to a ...
    July 27, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Christen Press goal leads Chicago Red Stars against Washington Spirit

    GERMANTOWN, Md. – The National Women's Soccer League-leading Chicago Red Stars nearly handed third-place Washington Spirit its first home defeat of th ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • Our view: Take steps to avoid contracting West Nile virus

    It seems the buzz surrounding the West Nile virus in Illinois quiets more every summer.That’s not a ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Carol Stream cook-off to crown best burger

    CAROL STREAM – A barbecue battle to crown the best burger in the region rolls into Carol Stream on July 25, according to a news release.
    July 24, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Illinois Tollway, IDOT, DuPage County announce opening of new I-290, Illinois Route 390 interchange

    ITASCA – DuPage County residents will soon have a more manageable commute to O'Hare International Airport.
    July 27, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Old-fashioned fun continues through July 26 at DuPage County Fair

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Fair kicked off its annual festivities July 22, which will feature a lineup of family-friendly fare through July 26 at the ...
    July 23, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • Red Stars strike late for win against Boston Breakers

    BOSTON – The Chicago Red Stars maintained their first place ranking in the National Women's Soccer League table on July 22 earning three points on the ...
    July 23, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Wheaton resident Ryne Stolarz headed to Special Olympics World Summer Games

    WHEATON – The Special Olympics 2015 World Summer Games start July 25, and Ryne Stolarz will be there.
    July 23, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Red Stars fans welcome home World Cup heroes

    LISLE – A whirlwind for four members of the U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team continued July 18.The ...
    July 23, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • College of DuPage trustees, accreditation reviewers discuss board dysfunction

    The division of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees was clear as accreditation reviewers discussed the subject with trustees earlier this week.
    July 23, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Simler: Meals and volunteers needed this summer at DuPagePads shelters

    DuPagePads provides meals, overnight housing and safety 365 nights a year to families and individuals who are homeless, but summer is where we are mos ...
    July 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars look to maintain momentum of Women's World Cup win

    LISLE – The United States returned to the pinnacle of women’s soccer by winning the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Vancouver earlier in July.
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Humanitarian Service Project calls on DuPage County volunteers

    The Humanitarian Service Project is in need of local volunteers to deliver groceries to marginalized senior citizens.
    July 21, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • College of DuPage accreditation review rescheduled

    A review of the College of DuPage's accreditation will move forward next week after the Higher Learning Commission postponed a trip to the school last ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • College of DuPage board mulls spending policy changes

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees may take steps to change certain spending policies.All three ...
    July 17, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Heat advisory in place for July 18 for Cook, DuPage, Will counties

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 18 for several area counties, including Cook, DuPage and ...
    July 17, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Medinah man sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for real estate fraud

    MEDINAH – A Medinah man has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for a mortgage scam involving two Chicago buildings that corresponded to a loss of $ ...
    July 17, 2015 - 10:42 am
  • With code violations addressed, DuPage fair prepares for opening day

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Fair's organizers have long said the fairgrounds would be ready by summer, despite more than 600 building code violations ...
    July 20, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • College notes: Number of Glenbard North softball alums produce at next level

    Plenty of high school athletes have a chance to star for their teams, and the same goes for area graduates playing in college. Here’s a look at how so ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Glenbard North baseball starts on path toward next baseball season

    The Glenbard North baseball team wrapped up the summer with a 7-9-3 record after bowing out of the playoffs with an 8-3 loss against Rolling Meadows o ...
    July 16, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Reeder: High court case could end 'fair share' fees

    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case last week that has union bosses worried. Very worried.I ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Illinois Comptroller: July 15 payroll will go out

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois employees will receive their regular paychecks for the July 15 pay date, Comptroller Leslie Munger, R-Lincolnshire, announced J ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Carol Stream man, Aurora woman die in motel murder-suicide

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – A Carol Stream man has been identified as the offender of a July 9 murder-suicide at a Motel 6 in Arlington Heights, according to ...
    July 13, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Report: Watchdog says records may indicate 'pay-to-play' at College of DuPage

    A local watchdog group is questioning whether College of DuPage engaged in “pay-to-play” politics in relation to projects funded by the school's $168 ...
    July 11, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Illinois House passes stopgap spending plan

    SPRINGFIELD — House Democrats on July 9 passed a stopgap budget to pay for limited July operations, including a month of state payroll.
    July 10, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • Glenbard North football has lines on mind during summer camp

    CAROL STREAM – For a program like Glenbard North football that relies on a physical run game and an aggressive style of defense, line play on both sid ...
    July 10, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Downers Grove woman held on possession, delivery of heroin

    A Downers Grove woman with history of drug dealing is being held on $100,000 bail after police found 2.1 grams of heroin in her car, according to the ...
    July 10, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Our view: College of DuPage wise to consider big changes at Waterleaf

    Were you pleased to hear that your tax dollars and students’ tuition payments were used to fund more than $530,000 in annual losses for Waterleaf Rest ...
    July 9, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner challenges Democrats

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on July 8 essentially told legislative Democrats to just do it.If th ...
    July 9, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • McGuire: Advocates help break the cycle of violence

    Ten-year-old Aaron didn’t know why he wet the bed at night; but he was terrified of what his father would do if he found out. 
    July 9, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • DuPage County Coroner: Bloomingdale man was pilot who died in Bartlett plane crash

    BARTLETT – The pilot who died in the July 3 Bartlett plane crash has been identified as Michael Sandman, 61, of Bloomingdale, according to the DuPage ...
    July 8, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Most Illinois state workers to go unpaid

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger plans to appeal a  judge’s ruling that state employees who work during a no-budget shutdown can be pa ...
    July 8, 2015 - 9:04 am
  • Reeder: State workers need to bear share of cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – The way Illinois has handled negotiations with the largest union representing state workers has always been political.
    July 7, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Illinois Attorney General, Comptroller meet in court

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Attorney General’s and Comptroller’s Offices met in court the morning of July 7 in an attempt to find out how much the stat ...
    July 7, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Roselle man head-butts Metra conductor in Bensenville, breaks his nose

    WHEATON – A Roselle man was charged with aggravated battery to a transit employee after allegedly head-butting a Metra conductor July 6, according to ...
    July 7, 2015 - 4:31 pm
  • Bloomingdale's Army Trail Road crossing closed for maintenance repairs

    BLOOMINGDALE – A portion of Army Trail Road in Bloomingdale could be closed through July 10 while the road surface across the tracks is being replaced ...
    July 7, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Illinois residents pawns in a giant state chess game

    The mighty struggle underway over the Illinois state budget is eerily similar to the game of chess. The comparison is both apt and sad.
    July 7, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Dispute over Illinois state payroll rolls on

    SPRINGFIELD — The question of whether the state can pay employees during a no-budget shutdown became political football July 2. 
    July 6, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • District 93’s Summer Band wows crowd at Boomers Game

    BLOOMINGDALE – Nearly 140 of Community Consolidated School District 93’s Summer Band students wowed the crowd at the June 16 Schaumburg Boomers game w ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Pilot dead after plane crash in Bartlett forest preserve

    BARTLETT – The pilot of a small plane died July 3 after the aircraft crashed into a Bartlett forest preserve, according to National Transportation Saf ...
    July 6, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Gbur: Successful partnerships keep communities healthy

    During these tenuous financial times, there is one thing that we can celebrate and feel great about. Over the last 40 years, Illinois park districts h ...
    July 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • College of DuPage ex-trustee files complaint against Clean Slate for alleged campaign violation

    A former College of DuPage trustee has filed a complaint alleging the committee for a slate of former Board of Trustees candidates failed to report a ...
    July 6, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Report: College of DuPage's Breuder spent more than $100,000 in foundation money

    College of DuPage President Robert Breuder spent more than $102,000 of the College of DuPage Foundation's money from 2010 to 2014, according to a Chic ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Baseball postseason run a highlight for Glenbard North

    CAROL STREAM – In a busy high school spring sports season, athletes from Glenbard North and West Chicago stood out with some strong performances. Here ...
    July 2, 2015 - 12:11 pm
  • Fourth of July fireworks roundup for Chicago suburbs

    Celebrating the Fourth of July calls for parades, barbecues, food and fun.But most of all, Independe ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:13 pm
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