Mostly Cloudy
73°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast


  • USF Recreation and Sport Management chair appointed to National Accreditation Council

    JOLIET – Sydney Sklar of the University of St. Francis has been appointed to the Council of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions, an aca ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Wheaton BrightStar Care caregiver honored for her compassion

    WHEATON – Even though a stroke in May 2015 left Wayne Rohr unable to speak, BrightStar Care of Central DuPage-Wheaton caregiver Elsa Salguero was able ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Lombard retirement community completes $19 million expansion project

    LOMBARD – Beacon Hill retirement community unveiled a $19 million expansion Aug. 17 that includes a new 28,000-square-foot building, complete with a h ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Autre Monde Cafe in Berwyn explores world of wine

    BERWYN – Autre Monde Cafe and Spirits, 6727 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, is exploring the world of wine one glass at a time with its Sessions du Monde s ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Will Your Living Trust Accomplish Your Goals?

    Will Your Living Trust Accomplish Your Goals? Many people spend time and money to create an estate ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Marengo City Council talks booze, gambling

    MARENGO – The city won’t approve liquor licenses for video gambling facilities until council members decide on whether to create a special designation ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Berwyn Development Corporation welcomes new project manager

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Development Corporation welcomes Erika Corona-Owens, who will be replacing Gerardo Zavala as project manager, chamber services. 
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Annuities

    Annuities offer a steady income stream for a specific period of time. An annuity is a contract betw ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Outdoor Recreation Inc. to close after more than 40 years

    WOODSTOCK – The city’s bicycle shop will close for good by the end of September.Outdoor Recreation I ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Berwyn’s Old Fashioned Candies celebrates 40 years in business

    BERWYN – What began as a chance meeting between two young people in a Chicago candy store in the 1960s has grown into a Berwyn staple that has been se ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Glen Ellyn Dentistry moving to new location

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Dentistry has been given the green light to renovate a vacant building at 462 Prospect Ave. for its future offices.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Wheaton allows Fox Bowl to sell liquor earlier on Sundays

    WHEATON – Fox Bowl will now be able to sell liquor earlier on Sundays to accommodate two prospective leagues and a tournament.
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Euro Crepes creating sweet, savory sensation in downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Euro Crepes is creating a sweet and savory sensation in downtown Glen Ellyn.Owner Ilirj ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Frankfort man launches real estate company benefitting fellow veterans

    FRANKFORT – Frankfort resident Kirby Atwell has announced the launch of his new company, Green Vet Homes LLC.
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet Chamber announces ATHENA award recipient for 2016

    JOLIET – Diane Habiger is the 2016 recipient of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry and The Council for Working Women’s annual ATHENA Awa ...
    Aug. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Downers Grove approves $5 million tax rebate for Packey Webb Ford relocation

    DOWNERS GROVE – A decades-vacant lot on Ogden Avenue appears to be the new home of a local Ford dealership with a $5 million sweetener from the Downer ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Elmhurst-based independent film distributor wants to bring back VHS

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents Ryan Ohm and Jeremy Marsan wanted to create a platform where independent filmmakers could release their work, so they tu ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Allergies in pets

    Allergy season is in full swing once again, and while people everywhere are sniffling, sneezing and rubbing their eyes, they are not the only ones suf ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • Embalming: The memory begins at the beginning

    Whenever a funeral service is planned that involves a viewing, it is important that the person being viewed appear in such a way that preserves a lovi ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Wine Walk to showcase downtown Wheaton

    WHEATON – Those who participate in the Wheaton Wine Walk on Aug. 11 will be able to sample wine as they discover what downtown Wheaton has to offer.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 7:40 am
  • Blaze Pizza opens in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Blaze Pizza celebrated its grand opening in Berwyn with a ribbon cutting Aug. 10.The openin ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 7:39 am
  • Glen Ellyn chamber names new executive director

    GLEN ELLYN – Dawn Smith has accepted the position of the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce's new executive director, replacing Mike Formento, who recentl ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Equipment rental business moves headquarters to Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – After 18 years in business, equipment rental company Lizzy Lift has moved its headquarters to Elmhurst.
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst BMW begins fundraiser for special rec association

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst BMW is trying to raise $10,000 in the month of August for the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Berwyn woman launches interior design business

    BERWYN – While many other 20-year-olds are immersed in college, Berwyn resident Rachel Mautner is getting ready to launch her own business, Luma Inter ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • Lineup announced for September's Woodstock International Film Festival

    WOODSTOCK – Classic Cinemas’ Woodstock Theatre has announced its lineup for the 14th Annual Woodstock International Film Festival to be held next mont ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Most house fires start in the kitchen

    Eleven-year-old Ethan Peterson was playing an online video game at a relative’s home in Bakersfield. When a remote player asked about background noise ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 7:22 am
  • Business Organization workshop to be hosted by USF Business Incubator

    JOLIET – The University of St. Francis College of Business and Health Administration Business Incubator, in partnership with the Fox Valley chapter of ...
    Aug. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wheaton approves Aldi expansion plans

    WHEATON – Wheaton City Council members on Aug. 1 approved expansion plans for Aldi, although the grocery store will not be able to install as large a ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • Woodstock City Council hears plans for former Farm and Fleet property

    WOODSTOCK – A potential new development might come to the old Farm and Fleet property at the southwest corner of Route 14 and Route 47 in Woodstock.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which of the four remaining months of the year is your favorite?