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  • Police reports: Hinsdale and Darien for Aug. 22

    Information in Police Reports are obtained from the Hinsdale and Darien police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Latest D-86 board offer raises teacher salaries

    DARIEN – The Hinsdale High School District 86 School Board made another formal contract offer to the Hinsdale High School Teachers Association on Mond ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Darien church offers safe haven for youth

    DARIEN – St. John Lutheran Church, 7214 South Cass Ave., will start its Safe Haven Program for the second year from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 29.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Q&A: Chicago Bulls rookie Doug McDermott jumps right into NBA routine

    LISLE – After making a name for himself while playing for his dad at Creighton, Doug McDermott was traded to the Chicago Bulls on draft night after be ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Planned proposal would separate public, private school sports

    In a first attempt to level the playing field between public and private schools, the Illinois High School Association instituted the private school m ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • On the move: local schools part of new conference alignments

    Conference realignment has been a buzz topic in college athletics over the past few years and the Chicago-area high school scene is going through simi ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:02 pm
  • Ian Grant: Practice putting to improve your score

    Putting may be the most important part of the game and yet it is probably the least practiced. If you consider that a vanilla round of golf on a par 7 ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Area athletes are key contribtors for Big Ten football teams

    High school athletes across the area will step into the spotlight when the football season kicks off on Aug. 29. The college football season begins in ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Hinsdale Central grads hit gridiron for Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State

    HINSDALE – What do Brian Allen, Jack Allen, Ian Bunting and Scott McDowell all have in common? The f ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome to be featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a Silver Slugger cam ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Ian Grant: When pitching, let the club do the work

    Pitching can be one of the easiest shots in golf if played correctly. Similar to chipping, it is a short shot but instead of the ball rolling most of ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Police reports: Hinsdale and Darien for Aug. 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Hinsdale and Darien police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • State legislators host jobs fair in Darien

    DARIEN – State Sen. Christine Radogno and state Rep. Jim Durkin will host a free Jobs Fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Darien Sports Compl ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • Five Seasons sees stellar tennis tourney finishes

    BURR RIDGE – A handful of tennis players who train at Five Seasons had outstanding showings at a prestigious tournament this summer.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Take a tour of nine of the area's best golf practice facilities

    In the game of golf, practice makes perfect. The more time spent honing skills, the better the scores will be. Many golf courses have driving ranges, ...
    July 1, 2014 - 6:28 am
  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Police reports: Hinsdale and Darien for July 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Hinsdale and Darien police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • June real-estate data

    These charts break down June real-estate data from across the Suburban Life coverage area. Data provided by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Baseball futures emerge for Hinsdale Central, South

    When the high school baseball season ends in the spring, most teams switch right to the summer season. A looser atmosphere during the summer where the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Reader Poll

    What are your expectations for the Chicago Bears this season?
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