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  • Dillard talks funding, future for Metra, RTA

    Facing a future filled with expensive capital replacements, Regional Transportation Authority Chairman Kirk Dillard said Tuesday that Metra will get m ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 7:58 pm
  • Inaugural Chamber630 awards celebrate business excellence

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove and Woodridge business communities converged on the Tivoli Theatre on Sept. 10 for the first Chamber630 Awards.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • DGN no match for Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – For a ball-control offensive team like Downers Grove North, an early deficit can prove to be too much to overcome.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for Sept. 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • D-58 hosts Oktoberfest celebration in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove ushered in the fall season Saturday with the annual Oktoberfest celebration downtown, hosted by the Education Foundation ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • McGuire: Family Shelter Service helps kids in need go back to school

    At Family Shelter Service, emergency shelter requests often rise in the summer. The main reason? Kids are out of school.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Downers Grove South senior Elizabeth Kazmierczak for participating in a Earth Watch teen expedition in Belize this summer, getting a firs ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Midwestern University expands annual community health fair

    DOWNERS GROVE – Visitors to Midwestern University’s annual health fair next month can get a variety of free screenings and a flu shot, but organizers ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Downers Grove police looking for man who catcalled teen pedestrian

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove police are looking for a man, described as Hispanic and in his 20s, who allegedly harassed a 16-year-old girl walking at ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Man charged after police locate missing Downers Grove girl

    DOWNERS GROVE – An 18-year-old man faces two charges after police found him and a 15-year-old Downers Grove girl Sunday in Lemont after the girl was r ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Jesse White announces rules of the road review course coming to Downers Grove park

    DOWNERS GROVE – Secretary of State Jesse White, in cooperation with Downers Grove Park District Active Adult Center, is offering a Rules of the Road R ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Downers Grove eyes new village hall, police station and downtown development

    DOWNERS GROVE – A two-phase plan that would move the police department, fleet management and firehouse No. 1 to new facilities on Ogden Avenue, build ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Advocate Health Care to merge with NorthShore University HealthSystem

    Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem announced Friday that they will combine to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, acc ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Oktoberfest in downtown Downers Grove: 6 photos

    Oktoberfest, hosted by the Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58, on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, features live bands, German beer and food, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Brodner, Glenbard west roll past Downers Grove North

    GLEN ELLYN - With Sam Brodner rushing for 204 yards on 13 carries to go along with two touchdowns, Glenbard West defeated Downers Grove North 38-0 Sat ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Addison Trail impressive in shutout win against Downers Grove South

    DOWNERS GROVE – With more performances like this, it's going to be hard for Jake Atiyeh and Addison Trail's football team not to be an underdog.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Oktoberfest returns Saturday in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58 will host the annual Oktoberfest in downtown Downers Grove from noon to 11 p.m. ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Downers Grove Public Library renovation nearing completion

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public Library is putting the final touches on the $2.66 million interior renovation as it moves toward the Oct. 18 ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Boys soccer previews: Benet and DGS strong, DGN and Westmont building

    Boys soccer teams in the area have already taken the pitch this season, and plenty of them have good reason to have high expectations. Here’s the outl ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Downers Grove South captures thrilling win against Proviso West

    DOWNERS GROVE – Trailing by seven points with less than a minute to play is not the ideal situation for most football teams.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 4:22 pm
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