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  • Elmhurst art promoter launches book touting best regional art shows

    ELMHURST – Roz Long, the Elmhurst resident behind Art in the Park and the Wilder Mansion Holiday Market, has released a book about the best 10 art sho ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Blass concedes to Chaplin in DuPage County Board District 2 race

    Richard Blass of Elmhurst has conceded in his race against DuPage County Board incumbent Elizabeth Chaplin of Downers Grove for the board's District 2 ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • High school football: IC Catholic players, coaches react after winning state championship

    CHAMPAIGN – Between the high-fives, hugging and shouts of “Woo-hoo,” the players and coaches from IC Catholic had plenty to say after the Knights won ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • IC Catholic football player Robert Vitek is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Robert VitekIC CatholicFootballSeniorWhat he did: Vitek had four tackles, including one for loss, an ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • High school football: State success nothing new for IC Catholic coach Bill Krefft, coaching staff

    CHAMPAIGN – IC Catholic’s football team captured the Class 3A state title on Nov. 25 with a 43-0 win against Carlinville.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: Late surge lifts York against Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – Michael Pedote didn't score in the first half. He didn't even attempt a shot.It turns o ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Dec. 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • High school basketball: IC Catholic, Timothy Christian, York boys, girls hit the court

    The ultimate destination for high school boys basketball teams is the Peoria Civic Center for the state finals in March, but it is a long road to get ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • High school football: IC Catholic football rewrites records books on way to state title

    CHAMPAIGN – Jordan Rowell knew IC Catholic's football team was in for special season before the Knights ever played a down.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Brewpoint Coffee seeks Elmhurst's aid to expand business operation

    ELMHURST—After three years of success, Brewpoint Coffee owners Melissa Villanueva and Angelo Sepulveda are ready to take their venture to the next lev ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 9:58 am
  • Historical snapshot: Students celebrate Thanksgiving in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Third-grade students partake in a Thanksgiving pageant outside the old Hawthorne School building circa 1913 in Elmhurst.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • High school girls swimming: York sees eight compete at state meet

    EVANSTON – A fraction of a point was all that separated Birgitte Kammerdiener from the second round of the diving competition during the state swimmin ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: IC Catholic takes home 3A title with win against Carlinville

    CHAMPAIGN – An early surge was more than enough for IC Catholic's football team.The Knights scored t ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Elmhurst Hospital names new CEO

    ELMHURST – Pamela Dunley has been appointed president and CEO of Elmhurst Hospital, effective Jan. 1, 2017, according to an Edward-Elmhurst Health new ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce gears up for Small Business Saturday

    ELMHURST – When it comes to shopping, nothing is better than getting a great deal, or is it?Accordin ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:32 pm
  • IC Catholic football player Jimmy Kenneally is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Jimmy KenneallyIC CatholicFootballSeniorWhat he did: Kenneally anchored an offensive line that helpe ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • High school football: Even-keeled IC Catholic looks to continue remarkable season in state title game

    ELMHURST – When Jordan Rowell and his IC Catholic football teammates walked out on the field at Lewis Stadium for practice Nov. 21, it was hard to tel ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Elks distribute Thanksgiving dinners

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Elks continued their tradition of helping families in need around the holidays by providing Thanksgiving dinners to 176 area f ...
    Nov. 24, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 14-20

    Didn’t show upTo all those people who are protesting in the streets over Trump’s victory, they are t ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Chaplin keeps seat on DuPage County Board

    It appears DuPage County Board incumbent Elizabeth Chaplin will keep her District 2 seat on the board after election officials on Nov. 22 finished cou ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Historical snapshot: Flashback to Shadeland house in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – The house at 280 Cottage Hill Ave., known as Shadeland, was originally home of Lee and Mary Sturges.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • High school football: Snafu keeps Fenwick out of state finals

    RIVER GROVE – On the verge of its first state championship game appearance, Fenwick’s football team was denied by Plainfield North and what turned out ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • First Congregational UCC in Elmhurst hosts Fall Variety Concert

    ELMHURST – York High School junior Carina Kanzler sings during the Nov. 3 Fall Variety Concert at First Congregational UCC in Elmhurst.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Elmhurst Park District, community christens Butterfield Park Playground for Everyone

    ELMHURST – More than 250 people came to Butterfield Park on Nov. 5 for the grand reopening of the park and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • IC Catholic football player Ricky Mysliwiec is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Ricky MysliwiecIC CatholicFootballSophomoreWhat he did: Mysliwiec and his teammates on the line help ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: IC Catholic back semifinals after big win over Wilmington

    ELMHURST – Wilmington's football team hadn't allowed more than 28 points all season and had only scored less than that total once this year.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 7-13

    Hope for prosperityI wish to congratulate President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence on th ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst cancer survivor continues to raise awareness, funds with Ben's Chocolate Stand

    ELMHURST – Eleven-year-old brain cancer survivor Ben Hoffmann will set up the third annual Ben’s Chocolate Stand on Nov. 19 in his Elmhurst driveway t ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst School District 205 approves new courses for York High School

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 Board of Education recently heard a presentation about three new courses that York High School wil ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Nov. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • High school girls swimming: York wins sectional, sends seven to state

    ELMHURST – York’s swimming team is ending the season at a two-decade high-water mark.The team will h ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Special Olympians recognized by SEASPAR

    A local special needs parks and recreation organization is commemorating some of its most accomplished athletes with a new Wall of Fame.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Elmhurst entrepreneur offers specialty gifts knitted with love

    ELMHURST – A newborn baby can turn life upside down; yet only one month after her son was born, Kristin Gudmundsson Ceddia took on a role that felt li ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve to raise endangered dragonflies in Warrenville

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will be raising endangered Hine's emerald dragonfly larvae thanks to federal funding, according to a new ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Mack's Golden Pheasant restaurant providing Czech recipes for nearly 70 years

    ELMHURST – Among the stuffed game displays, paintings and other decorations at Mack’s Golden Pheasant restaurant is nearly seven decades of local hist ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Suspect apprehended in connection with Elmhurst Bank of America robbery

    ELMHURST – A man suspected of robbing an Elmhurst Bank of America on Nov. 12 has been taken into custody, according to the FBI.
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Elmhurst Academy reaches out to community with International Peace Crane Project

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Academy teachers, students and families came together to participate in the International Peace Crane Project to inspire peace and ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • High school football: IC back semifinals after big win over Wilmington

    ELMHURST – Wilmington’s football team hadn’t allowed more than 28 points all season and had only scored less than that total once this year.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • IC Catholic football player Chris Johnson is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Chris JohnsonIC CatholicFootballSeniorWhat he did: Johnson led the Knights’ defense with 10 tackles ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • High school football: IC Catholic impresses as hard work leads to quarterfinals

    ELMHURST – It wasn’t the first time Jordan Rowell had a big game in a big win for IC Catholic’s football team, but it’s a feeling that doesn’t get old ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Nov. 11

    <div class='p___default'><span class='c_ital'>Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elm ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • City of Elmhurst's proposed 2017 budget sees reduction in revenue, expenditures

    ELMHURST—The City of Elmhurst has begun discussions about the proposed budget for the 2017 fiscal year, and compared to the previous year, city staff ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • High school cross country: York boys, girls runners notch three all-state finishes

    PEORIA – Before the York boys cross country program celebrated the career of retiring legendary coach Joe Newton on Nov. 6, junior Charlie Kern added ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 31-Nov. 6

    Compromise on state deficitI’m calling in regards to the current state deficit, which they estimate ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship group plans fundraiser

    Elmhurst – The Terry Doherty Memorial Scholarship group will host An Afternoon at the Y for Terry fundraiser from 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Elm ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Valle: November holidays a time for observance, giving thanks

    Every November my thoughts immediately go to Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, two American holidays that make us reflect on who we are as a nation and a ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Republicans grab complete hold of DuPage County Board

    Republican lawmakers now have complete control over the DuPage County Board after a full electoral sweep Nov. 8, according to unofficial results from ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Conroy wins over Republican challenger to claim Illinois House District 46 seat

    State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, has been re-elected to Illinois House District 46, according to unofficial results.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Sen. Tom Cullerton primed to retain Illinois Senate seat

    It appears Sen. Tom Cullerton has narrowly defeated Republican challenger Seth Lewis in the race for the 23rd Legislative District, according to unoff ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi wins 8th District U.S. House seat

    Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi has won the 8th District race, defeating Republican and former Elmhurst Mayor Peter DiCianni, according to unofficial res ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • SmartAsset: DuPage County tops Illinois in Social Security payout, worth in 2016

    DuPage County is a pretty good place to work, live and retire, according to a study from financial education and advising firm SmartAsset.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Local woman organizes annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove resident is helping organize an annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser that allows attendees to meet ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • DuPage Basket Brigade looking to stock up on food, volunteers for holiday drive

    Although last year was a small affair with only a few baskets, Segatti believes this year he can drive enough participation to fill 100 baskets of hol ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • IC Parish hosts book signing for novel written by parishoner

    ELMHURST – In recognition of U.S. veterans and to celebrate the release of a book by one of its parishoners, Immaculate Conception Parish will host a ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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