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  • Sears Hardware and Appliance Athlete of the Week: Myles Farley

    Myles Farley's solid performance in a West Suburban Silver baseball game against Hinsdale Central helped the Trojans and led to him being named the Se ...
    April 16, 2014 - 6:51 pm
  • Downers Grove South volleyball starts title defense

    Outdoor spring sports are at the mercy of Chicago’s fickle weather, but boys volleyball teams don’t have to worry about. Area teams started play in la ...
    April 16, 2014 - 6:44 pm
  • Race to state track finals is underway for DGN, DGS, Westmont girls track

    The outdoor track season is just getting underway as Saturday marked the first day of big outdoor invites for area teams. With that in mind, it’s hard ...
    April 16, 2014 - 6:38 pm
  • Downers Grove North baseball wins wild one vs. Hinsdale Central

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ray Greco’s sixth at-bat of the game was by far the best.The Downers Grove North sen ...
    April 16, 2014 - 6:28 pm
  • Pine Hollow Open starts Downers Grove Founders Day festivities

    Pine Hollow Open starts DG Founders Day activities The Pine Hollow Open will take place at 11 a.m. A ...
    April 16, 2014 - 7:29 pm
  • Downers Grove South keeps successful start going

    DOWNERS GROVE – It’s not hard for Megan LoBianco to figure out the key to the early-season success for Downers Grove South’s softball team.
    April 16, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • Prep roundup: Downers Grove North gymnasts second at Hinsdale Central

    Downers Grove North’s boys gymnastics team placed second at Hinsdale Central’s Canino invite on Friday with a score of 139.180. Lyons Township won wit ...
    April 16, 2014 - 6:24 pm
  • Rare vegatable seeds available for use at Downers Grove Museum

    DOWNERS GROVE – A new program will provide Downers Grove gardeners with seeds for hundreds of varieties of heirloom vegetables and herbs at no cost th ...
    April 16, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • What's your best choice at the snack stand? Here's some help from The Doctors

    Some sushi during the seventh-inning stretch? You could get that at Yankee Stadi ...
    April 16, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for April 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • 7th Heaven band set to rock the Tivoli Theatre for SEASPAR

    DOWNERS GROVE – Chicago-based band 7th Heaven will play the Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., at 7 p.m. May 8 to benefit SEASPAR.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Free bowling for children this summer at Tivoli Bowl

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Tivoli Bowling Center, 938 Warren Ave., Downers Grove, is offering a chance for kids age 15 or younger to receive their first two ...
    April 16, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • DuPage Medical Group Introduces ‘herDMG’ all-in-one appointments for women

    DOWNERS GROVE – DuPage Medical Group will offer ‘herDMG’ all-in-one appointments for women at more than 20 different locations throughout the Western ...
    April 15, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • D-58 names new Herrick Middle School principal

    DOWNERS GROVE – Matt Neustadt has been appointed the new principal at Herrick Middle School, the same school he attended as a child.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Hinsdale Central hosts Cannino gymnastics invite: 14 photos

    Hinsdale Central hosts the Anthony J. Canino boys varsity gymnastics invitational on Friday, April 11, 2014. Among the teams represented are Addison T ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Village approves fourth Downers Grove Starbucks

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council unanimously approved a new Starbucks Coffee proposed for Butterfield Road.
    April 16, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • D-58 Special Services parent group meeting set for May 6

    DOWNERS GROVE – The District 58 Special Services Parent Group has scheduled a meeting for May 6 to feature a presentation about executive functioning ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • South High to host meeting about underage drinking

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Community Coalition for Prevention will host a town hall meeting on underage drinking this April in Downers Grove Township to reco ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • ‘So Sexy So Soon’ coming to Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – While American children receive little, if any, sex education in schools, they are getting sex education of a different sort from pop ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Free job search seminar in Downers Grove set for May 17

    DOWNERS GROVE – “The Thrill of the Hunt” job search seminar will be given for Downers Grove residents from 9 a.m. to noon May 17 at The First Congrega ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:24 am
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