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  • 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
  • Intelligentsia Cup rides through Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – For the first time in five years, the criterium bicycle course in Downers Grove was the site for culminating event of the Intelligents ...
    July 31, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Downers Grove South grad starts kids basketball camp benefitting cancer research

    DOWNERS GROVE – Danny Spinuzza's mom died from pancreatic cancer when he was 10, and it was sports that helped get him through it.
    July 31, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Scarletti's owners reflect on restaurant closing of Downers Grove restaurant

    DOWNERS GROVE – Popular downtown Downers Grove eatery Scarletti's Italian Kitchen closed its doors for good this June.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Westmont All-Stars win Northern Illinois title, advance to regional

    Thanks to the solid pitching of Michael Kokoszka and a powerful offense, Westmont Youth Baseball Association's 13-year old Babe Ruth All-Stars won the ...
    July 30, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • More than $2,500 worth of tools reported stolen from Downers Grove business

    DOWNERS GROVE – Surveillance footage showed a man steal more than $2,584.23 in tools between 11:20 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. July 25 from a store in the 900 ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for July 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Volunteers flourish in newest Community House program

    DOWNERS GROVE – Rehan Tariq began volunteering at Charlie's Gift Autism Center this May to prepare for a possible career in occupational therapy, but ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to the Tivoli Theatre and the Downers Grove Museum for partnering and showcasing "Movie Magic: Celebrating 86 Years of the Tivoli Theatre." ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • D-99 eyes tentative budget

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove School District 99 board members took a first look at the new fiscal year's tentative budget Monday that would see reven ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Downers Grove man gets four years for sexual assault

    BLOOMINGTON – A 20-year-old Downers Grove man was sentenced July 23 to four years in prison for sexually assaulting a female student in 2012 at Illino ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:39 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
  • Downers Grove Fire Department grows bike medic team

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Fire Department recently added five members to its Emergency Medical Services Bike Medic program, according to a pre ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • One year later: A look at heroin overdose deaths and community response in DuPage County

    One year ago, DuPage County made headlines across the nation after 11 residents died of heroin overdose in July alone – almost half of the 23 that had ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:15 pm
  • Downers Grove man charged with reckless discharge of a firearm

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove man was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm Sunday night after allegedly shooting a light pole.
    July 28, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Village of Downers Grove revamps snow removal plan for upcoming winter

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Village of Downers Grove is revamping its snow removal plan and adding equipment following the 2013-14 harsh winter that resulted ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Downers Grove firefighter starts national tour supporting cancer victims

    BARRINGTON – As often as emergency vehicles come and go from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, pink ones are a rare sight.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Sen. Connelly, Chairman Cronin to host senior health fair

    State Sen. Michael Connelly, R-Naperville, and DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin will host a free senior health fair Wednesday, according to a n ...
    July 27, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • DuPagePads gets grant from foundation

    DuPagePads Vice President of Development Janelle Barcelona (second from left) and President and CEO Carol Simler (center) thank the DuPage Community F ...
    July 27, 2014 - 3:32 am
  • After Hours Film Society celebrates 25 years

    DOWNERS GROVE – When 40 films buffs showed up to the first After Hours Film Society screening 25 years ago, it was by all measures a success, recalls ...
    July 26, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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