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  • DuPage Foundation to launch new arts council

    A nonprofit funding organization in DuPage County will be expanding to help connect and advocate for artists, patrons and venues across the county.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner tries to crank up the pressure

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Oct. 7 painted his side of the budget-impasse picture, saying that while his department heads are saving the state ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Elmhurst, D-205 plan stormwater improvements at Madison Early Childhood Center

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 approved a resolution Sept. 22 authorizing the intergovernmental agreement between the city and ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:51 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Oct. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crimes have ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Live Coverage: Suburban Life High School Football Week 7

    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West in battle of unbeatens, Downers Grove bragging rights highlight Week 7 games

    The Friday night lights of high school football bring some big matchups for several area teams on Oct. 9.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Prep roundup: York boys golfers romp at regional tourney

    Will Gunst was the medalist as he led York’s boys golf team to the title at the Class 3A Lake Park regional tournament Oct. 6.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 8:09 am
  • High school football: Matt Sutton helps preserve IC Catholic win against Riverside Brookfield

    RIVERSIDE – Matt Sutton was busy against Riverside Brookfield.The IC Catholic junior picked off two ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 7:07 am
  • High school football: York ready to rebound in quest for playoff spot

    ELMHURST – On the surface, a 21-6 loss against Oak Park-River Forest would seem like a disappointing outcome for York’s football team.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 7:26 pm
  • Rep. Frank Mautino likely Illinois’ next auditor general

    SPRINGFIELD — If confirmed by the Legislature, a longtime state representative from Bureau County will be the state’s next auditor general.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Elmhurst Single Mother Support Group hosts speaker Scottie May

    ELMHURST – The Single Mothers Support Group is holding a special meeting for mothers and children Oct. 11.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Elmhurst celebrates autumn with family-friendly Fall Fest

    ELMHURST – The York & Vallette Business Association will be celebrating Halloween early during the Oct. 10 Fall Fest & Safe Trick-or-Treating event.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana board recommends adding chronic pain to approved uses

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board voted to add some chronic pain conditions to the qualifying list of conditions for medical ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Portillo's to open its first Wisconsin restaurant

    OAK BROOK – Wisconsin hot dog lovers, rejoice – Portillo’s is planning to open its first restaurant in the Badger State in 2016.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • AFSCME says Gov. Bruce Rauner trying to end step increases

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration wants to abolish step increases, or scheduled raises based on time in service, according to the state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Best Chicago Cubs Wild Card watch parties in suburban DuPage, Cook counties

    The Chicago Cubs are in back in the Major League Baseball Postseason for the first time since 2008 and will face the Pittsburgh Pirates on Oct. 7 in t ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Patriot Boxing Fitness to host ladies night

    ELMHURST – Patriot Boxing Fitness is hosting an Oct. 16 ladies night featuring boxing, shopping and drinking.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • College of DuPage cancels evening classes in response to bomb threat

    The College of DuPage canceled evening classes Oct. 5 after receiving a bomb threat, according to a post on the college's website.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Fired College of DuPage administrators drop appeal

    Two fired financial administrators for the College of DuPage will be dropping their termination appeal against the school – but may be filing suit aga ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Elmhurst Rotary Club launches 'Stop Heroin in Elmhurst' campaign

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Rotary Club launched a grant program Sept. 29 to aid organizations that combat the growing heroin addiction problem in the com ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Four finalists named in Illinois state auditor general search

    SPRINGFIELD — The list of candidates to become Illinois’ auditor general has been narrowed to four.T ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Elmhurst college to award highest honor to Christian Bible scholar

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College will award its highest honor to an alumnus widely known as the foremost Christian scholar of the Hebrew Bible, according t ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • The Drake Oak Brook checks into future of hospitality

    A hotel whose register listed Prince Charles and Frank Sinatra among guests is back in business thanks to a west suburban couple who saw a bright futu ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • High school football: IC Catholic gets best of Riverside Brookfield

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Brookfield's football team debuted its new stadium for the first time on Oct. 2. 
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • High school football: York defense hangs tough against Oak Park-River Forest

    ELMHURST – Facing one of the most potent offenses in the West Suburban Silver, York's football team did a good job keeping Oak Park-River Forest in ch ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Oct. 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Officials say O'Hare runway changes will decrease noise in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Upcoming changes at Chicago O'Hare International Airport are expected to decrease air traffic and noise in Elmhurst, Federal Aviation Admin ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Elmhurst's Pints Oktoberfest celebration ends with all-day party

    ELMHURST – After two weeks of celebration, Oktoberfest at Pints bar ends with a bang Oct. 3.This all ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:51 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes Best Under 40 award winners

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media honored a dozen young professionals Sept. 30 during its annual Best Under 40 awards banquet at the Seven Bridges Golf ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Sarah Rose the motor for York volleyball

    ELMHURST – Big hitters in volleyball attract a lot of the attention, but it's players like Sarah Rose who literally set up a lot of that success.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Elmhurst house fire causes substantial damage

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst firefighters rescued a dog Oct. 1 from a second-floor house fire at 209 North Highland Avenue, according to a City of Elmhurst new ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Dog walking business opens in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – A new business in Elmhurst is dedicated to providing an extra touch of care for pets and their owners.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Elmhurst group supports single moms

    ELMHURST – A few years ago, Paula Ziegler and Sonia Reyes took a step forward and made the decision to join the Single Mothers Support Group, also kno ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Bald eagle being treated at Willowbrook Wildlife Center dies

    GLEN ELLYN – An injured American bald eagle being treated at DuPage County Forest Preserve District's Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn died o ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Elmhurst police warn residents of suspicious white minivan

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are asking residents to be on the look out for a suspicious white minivan after Sept. 29 reports that a Hispanic man tried ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District hosts perfect portrait photo tutorial

    ELMHURST – Do you want to learn how to take great portrait photographs? The Elmhurst Park District offers the perfect class for you.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Elmhurst Park District promises prizes at Trivia Challenge

    ELMHURST – Laughter, lunch, and some interesting fact will be shared at the Elmhurst Park District's upcoming Trivia Challenge.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Award-winning author to speak at Elmhurst College

    ELMHURST – As part of Elmhurst College's Cesar Chavez Intercultural Lecture, award-winning author and journalist Miriam Pawel will host "Cesar Chavez: ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Illinois state museums, Sparta shooting fields will close despite pause in layoffs

    SPRINGFIELD -- A pause in state layoffs won’t stop the planned closures of the state’s museum system nor its shooting facilities near Sparta, Gov. Bru ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Elmhurst woman reflects on 100 years of memories

    ELMHURST – Sept. 18 marked the eve of Harriet "Jackie" Linsenmann's 100th birthday, and the celebration was just about to begin.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Sept. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Secretary of state not sending out renewal reminders to drivers

    SPRINGFIELD — The lack of a state budget soon will start to be felt by more people, namely Illinois drivers.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Community rallies to support reopening Buffalo Theater Ensemble at College of DuPage

    Members of the College of DuPage and the District 502 community are asking the school's Board of Trustees to reverse yet another decision by disgraced ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • College of DuPage passes 2016 budget filled with $7.5 million in cuts

    The College of DuPage will shave a few million dollars off of what college staff has called a "bloated budget" and will cut back on what it asks from ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Thorntons gas station coming to old Elmhurst steak house site

    ELMHURST – In an 11-3 vote, Elmhurst aldermen agreed Sept. 21 to build a Thorntons gas station and convenience store at the former Steven's Steak Hous ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst business owner advocates for commercial sign changes

    ELMHURST – Nu Crepes, a local restaurant that serves sweet and savory crepes, rests hidden in a charming alley on Schiller Court in Elmhurst.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Elmhurst veterans raise money for Vietnam War memorial

    ELMHURST – There’s a small area near the corner of Wilder Park that is decorated by tall trees. One particular tree stands farthest from the bunch, re ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • State Rep. Conroy to host women's empowerment summit at Elmhurst College

    ELMHURST – In an effort to raise awareness about violence against women and sexual assaults on college campuses, state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • IC Catholic wins fourth straight

    ELMHURST – IC Catholic has been rolling lately and continued that Friday night. The Knights smoked ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • High school football: York running game, pass rush net win against Willowbrook

    VILLA PARK – After a tough schedule to start the season, York remained confident it could win games despite a 1-3 record.
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Weekly Wrap: Champaign man charged with 1985 murder of girl near Glen Ellyn

    This week, a cold case from 1985 had a significant new development when, thanks to DNA evidence, a Champaign man was charged with the murder of a 15-y ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District's Movies in the Park to show 'Big Hero 6'

    ELMHURST – As a part of the Elmhurst Park District's Movies in the Park, families and friends can watch a free showing of the animated film "Big Hero ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Illinois House hears first details of Emanuel plan

    SPRINGFIELD — Sept. 24 marked another day of activity but little visible movement in the state Capitol.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest offers hoppin' time

    ELMHURST – On the afternoon of Sept. 19, Elmhurst residents and visitors attended the city's Craft Beer Fest, held on the grounds of the Elmhurst Hist ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Live Coverage: Suburban Life High School Football Week 5

    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West-Lyons Township and Riverside Brookfield-Wheaton Academy highlight Week 5 games

    As high school football teams hit the halfway point on the regular season, conference races are starting to take shape and each game has added signifi ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes opens in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – A new bakery recently opened in Elmhurst.Nothing Bundt Cakes is now open from 9 a.m. to 7 ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Prep roundup: York soccer suffers pair of close losses, Charlie Kern leads cross country team

    York’s boys soccer team suffered a pair of close setbacks recently. Willowbrook beat the Dukes 2-1 ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • High school football: York still has sights set on postseason berth

    ELMHURST – The early-season schedule hasn’t been kind to York’s football team, whose first four opponents have a combined record of 14-2.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Big win keeps IC Catholic on track for playoff spot

    ELMHURST – Thunderstorms wreaked havoc on football games on Sept. 18, but IC Catholic endured the weather and then wreaked havoc on St. Edward.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Churchville Schoolhouse in Elmhurst opens its doors for open house

    ELMHURST – On Sept. 26, the Elmhurst Historical Museum invites families, friends and community members to rediscover Churchville Schoolhouse at this y ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Elmhurst home sales remain brisk, even as prices rise

    Homes in Elmhurst are selling at a rapid pace, with many buyers undeterred by near-record high prices, according to the latest numbers from Redfin.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Elmhurst approves electronic sign recommendation for neighborhoods

    ELMHURST – At the Sept. 21 City Council meeting, a majority of Elmhurst aldermen voted to approve a committee report that would allow institutions in ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Family, friends happy with renaming College of DuPage building after local hero

    WHEATON – Amid the excitement and controversy of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees meeting Sept. 17 was a bit of celebration for a man who never ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Elmhurst teachers publish book on helpful teaching methods

    ELMHURST – A few members of Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 have worked together to publish a book, "Literacy and History in Action: Immer ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs stumps for college grant program

    SPRINGFIELD — State Treasurer Mike Frerichs is on the road in a push to get the General Assembly and the governor to restore funding for a need-based ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: York takes reigns in conference with win against Glenbard West

    ELMHURST – An early-season victory against defending state champion Benet showed that the York was a girls volleyball team to be reckoned with this fa ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep in Elmhurst to host 'under the lights' event

    ELMHURST – As a part of IC Catholic Prep's mission to renovate its field, the Elmhurst high school recently installed five new stadium lights, which a ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Illinois state puts employee layoffs on hold

    SPRINGFIELD — Layoffs of state unionized employees are on hold.Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration on ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Elmhurst, District 205 move closer to signing Madison flood project agreement

    ELMHURST – Just days after the Sept. 10 stormwater meeting, the Public Works and Buildings Committee heard a proposal from Christopher B. Burke Engine ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy to host Columbus Day baseball, basketball camps

    GLEN ELLYN – The Bulls/Sox Academy will host Columbus Day Chicago Bulls and White Sox skills camps on Monday, October 12, at Ackerman Park in Glen Ell ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Missing Elmhurst gas station clerk found, charged for staging robbery with her boyfriend

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police have found the missing Shell Gas Station store clerk, and have charged her and her boyfriend with felony theft, according t ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Glenbard West varsity girls play York volleyball: 9 photos

    York wins at home against Glenbard West, 18-25, 25-21, 25-19, in Elmhurst on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner signs "Breuder Bill" limiting severance pay for community college administrators

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill aimed at limiting future costly severance packages with community college employment contracts after ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Missing Elmhurst gas station clerk identified as Simone Boyd

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department continues to search for a gas station clerk missing since early Sept. 22, according to a department news rel ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Smoking in Illinois beer gardens off limits?

    SPRINGFIELD — Lighting up in an outdoor beer garden soon might get smokers ticketed.A committee of l ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Valle: Township governments play vital role in Illinois

    Over the years I have done a lot of research into the history of York Township and its government.In ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Med payments a mixed bag for Illinois state employees

    SPRINGFIELD — About 150,000 state employees, retirees or dependents are or soon will be stuck paying cash up-front for medical services, according to ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Payment to Illinois state employees’ medical providers may stop

    SPRINGFIELD — It’s cash up-front for many state employees needing medical services, or it likely soon will be.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Elmhurst police investigating possible robbery, missing person report

    ELMHURST – Police are investigating a possible robbery at an Elmhurst gas station, according to the Elmhurst Police Department.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Elmhurst to host Creative Kids Festival

    ELMHURST – The Creative Kids Festival is back for a third year in a row. This year, the festival will be Sept. 27 at Spring Road Gazebo at Spring Road ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Montini Catholic remembers Johnny Weiger through memorial scholarship

    LOMBARD – Montini Catholic High School freshman Ian Kwit (center) of Elmhurst receives the second annual Johnathan Weiger "Johnny Always Wins" Memoria ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst committee looks at proposed floodproofing program

    ELMHURST – At the Sept. 14 Public Works and Buildings Committee meeting, committee members revisited the discussion on a floodproofing program that ma ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Sept. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Danica Patrick to continue partnership with Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare's 'Healthy Driven' campaign

    Since 2014, race car driver Danica Patrick has been at the forefront of Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare's "Healthy Driven" campaign, an initiative designed ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: Sikh community gathers to condemn hate based crimes

    After being brutally beaten last week, Darien Sikh man Inderjit Singh Mukker returned to the spot where the alleged attack began to condemn the hate c ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Elmhurst chorus champions awareness through Lombard Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

    For the last five years, members of the Choral-Aires, an Elmhurst-based a cappella barbershop chorus, have participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for ...
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Elmhurst teen to share her story of overcoming adversity at Arthritis Foundation gala

    ELMHURST – Thirteen-year-old Emily Wegmann of Elmhurst has a new dress to match her sass, spunk and sparkle. The teal blue, brown and gold colors in s ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 7:55 pm
  • High school football: Games moved to Sept. 19 because of weather

    The stormy weather that rolled through the suburbs on Sept. 15 led to some football suffering delays and others being rescheduled.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Elmhurst gathers to 'rock the block' at City Centre

    ELMHURST – Community members of all ages bid farewell to summer with Elmhurst's second annual Rock the Block Party, which took place Sept. 11 and 12.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District to host fishing derby

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District will host its annual Fishing Derby from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at Eldridge Park Lagoon.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • Elmhurst gears up for first Craft Beer Festival

    ELMHURST – Calling all craft beer enthusiasts: The time has come to eat, drink and be merry at Elmhurst's first Craft Beer Festival hosted by the Elmh ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 5:54 pm
  • Dogs offer comfort to patients at Elmhurst Memorial, Edward hospitals

    At about 11 a.m. Sept. 8, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital volunteers Eric Foster and Kelly Lambert and their therapy dogs, Rufus and Sage, stop by the hosp ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Live coverage: Suburban Life high school football Week 4

    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • High school cross country: Returning runners boost IC, Timothy Christian, York girls

    The girls cross country state meet is scheduled for Nov. 7 at Detweiller Park in Peoria, and when the starting gun goes off Addison Trail, IC Catholic ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • High school cross country: State meet plans for IC Catholic, Timothy Christian, York boys

    The 2014 boys cross country season was a success for several athletes and teams in the area, and 2015 is shaping up the same way. Here’s the outlook t ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • High school football: Luke Ricobene steps up as leader of IC offense

    ELMHURST – Luke Ricobene plays quarterback with composure beyond his years. IC Catholic coach Bill K ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 6:00 am
  • College of DuPage board voids President Robert Breuder's contract, cuts severance package

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees has voted to void the contract of its controverial president, making him an at-will employee subject to termin ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • High school football: West Suburban Silver clashes, Westmont-Lisle, Glenbard East-Glenbard North among big Week 4 games

    Nearing the halfway point of the regular season, Week 4 of the high school football season brings some key matchups.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • High school football: York 'so close' to better results

    GLEN ELLYN – Through three weeks of the 2015 season, the York football team has shown that it can hang with tough opponents.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst businessman named CSO of car service mobile app

    ELMHURST – Michael Mooradian, an Elmhurst-based businessman, has been named the new chief sales officer at GroundLink, a mobile app that focuses on pr ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • York Community High School reaches new heights with ACT scores

    ELMHURST – York Community High School just set a new record with their students' ACT scores. Scores increased from 24 to 24.2, while the state's avera ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Law: Severance deals open to public

    The controversial severance package for College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has produced public outcry and a variety of reactions, and Gov. Bru ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Elmhurst's Lincoln Elementary students celebrate start of school

    ELMHURST – Students at Lincoln Elementary School in Elmhurst attend a back-to-school pep rally that included a hula hoop contest, games and a dance pa ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • 'Romeo and Juliet' comic sequel set '10 Years Later'

    If you've ever been wistful for a different ending to Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," playwright and director Mike Rago of Downers Grove offers his ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Sept. 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Kost has a lot to give to Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Kevin Kost might not have known he’d be cut out for the finance world right away, but he did know that he wanted to find a way to make a po ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner says no to medical marijuana expansion

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration last week rejected efforts to expand by 11 the list of conditions for which marijuana can be prescrib ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • College of DuPage to vote on voiding Breuder contract, renaming Homeland Security Center

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will take a vote on voiding the contract of embattled President Robert Breuder on Sept. 17, marking yet anothe ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • T-Mobile cell tower proposed for Elmhurst cemetery raises residential concerns

    ELMHURST – Several Elmhurst residents shared their concerns about a 100-foot T-Mobile cellphone tower proposed for the southeast corner of Mount Emble ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Second human case of West Nile reported in DuPage County

    A Glen Ellyn woman in her 60s is the second person to be diagnosed with the West Nile virus this year in DuPage County, according to a Sept. 14 DuPage ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Citizen Advocacy Center in Elmhurst to welcome teen voting advocate

    ELMHURST – Neli Farahmandpour, an advocate for teen voting rights, will be a guest speaker at a public forum Sept. 16 at the Citizen Advocacy Center, ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Elmhurst College professor pens book on yoga for students

    ELMHURST – For the last six years, Elmhurst College professor Barbara Kahovec has taught yoga and pilates classes to students as a part of the kinesio ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst City Centre Rocks the Block: 6 photos

    Elmhurst City Centre sends off the summer season with their second annual Rock the Block Party on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Trial begins for pair accused of taking money from DuPage Forest Preserve District

    Almost three years to the day after they were formally charged, two of the three men who allegedly funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • DuPage Medical Group doctor on the cutting edge of oncology care

    Dr. Ciarán Bradley is one of the first doctors in the nation to earn the American Board of Surgery's subspecialty certificate in complex general surgi ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • U.S. Chamber: Illinois' lawsuit climate is terrible

    SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 10 said Illinois’ lawsuit climate is nearly the worst in the country.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • DuPage County Board member Peter DiCianni of Elmhurst to run for Congress

    ELMHURST – Current DuPage County Board member and former Elmhurst mayor Peter DiCianni will run in the Republican primary for the District 8 congressi ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Chicago artists to exhibit work at Elmhurst College

    ELMHURST – As a part of Elmhurst College's Hispanic Heritage Exhibition, this year's showcase features works of art from painter Ricardo Santos and sc ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: More bad news for College of DuPage

    The College of DuPage is again in the news, and it's not good news for everyone. Two administrators were fired for questionable investment policies, a ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West pulls away from York

    GLEN ELLYN - The opponent changed but the second half effort Saturday was similar to a week ago for the Glenbard West football team.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • High school football: IC rolls past Walther

    ELMHURST – IC Catholic coach Bill Krefft sat star running back Jordan Rowell for Saturday's game against Walther Christian.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Sugar Creek Golf Course to celebrate 40th anniversary with open house

    The Sugar Creek Golf Course in Villa Park is turning the big 4-0.To celebrate the course's anniversa ...
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Elmhurst Park District to host Touch a Truck

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District is hosting its annual Touch a Truck event from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 12 at the parking lot of Berens Park, 493 N ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • DuPage Medical Group doctor on cutting edge of oncology care

    Dr. Ciarán Bradley is one of the first doctors in the nation to earn the American Board of Surgery's subspecialty certificate in complex general surgi ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Rock the Block returns to Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – The Rock the Block Party is back for the second year in a row.Hosted by the Elmhurst City ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Illinois Senate passes nearly $4B spending bill

    SPRINGFIELD — With entirely Democratic support, the state Senate on Sept. 9 passed a bill to fund human service providers, to let road money flow thro ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Suicidal thoughts probed by GreenMan Theatre's darkly funny show

    ELMHURST – A comedy about suicide whose past performances have been called entertaining and therapeutic is about to open in Elmhurst, directed by Crai ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Live coverage: Suburban Life high school football Week 3

    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • New O'Hare runway may decrease noise in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – A new runway at Chicago O'Hare International Airport may decrease airplane noise for Elmhurst residents.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Proposed county budget calls for no property tax increase

    The DuPage County section of property tax levies will again stay flat, despite being in what county board Chairman Dan Cronin calls the “awkward posit ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • High school girls volleyball: York, Timothy Christian could be in state contention

    The high school girls volleyball season culminates at the state finals on Nov. 14, and teams from across the state harbor dreams of reaching Redbird A ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Prep roundup: IC boys soccer ties in home debut, York caps tourney with draw

    After opening the season with two losses, IC Catholic’s boys soccer team had its first result in its first home game, a 1-1 tie against Evergreen Park ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: IC romps with Ricobene and Rowell leading the way

    ELMHURST – Just about everything was working offensively for IC Catholic in its Week 2 win against Evergreen Park.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst City Council approves Thornton's gas station recommendation

    ELMHURST – A majority of Elmhurst aldermen agreed Sept. 8 to a committee recommendation to turn the property formerly known as Steven's Steak House al ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • High school football: York finds a way for comeback win against Leyden

    ELMHURST – Nothing focuses the mind like staring at a fourth-quarter deficit and watching the clock tick down.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Illinois comptroller: Finances bad and getting worse

    SPRINGFIELD — If nothing changes, Illinois will enter calendar year 2016 with about $8.5 billion in unpaid bills, the state comptroller said Sept. 9.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • First human case of West Nile reported in DuPage County

    DuPage County has seen its first human case of the West Nile virus for 2015, according to a Sept. 10 news release from the county health department.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Single Mothers Support Group to host Spa Day in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – The Single Mothers Support Group is on a mission to bring some rest and relaxation to moms and their friends with Spa Day on Sept. 13.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • York volleyballers win at home against Trinity: 5 photos

    York wins at home 25-22, 25-6 against Trinity on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Brows by Susan in Elmhurst to celebrate anniversary

    ELMHURST – Brows by Susan in Elmhurst will celebrate its one-year anniversary Sept. 12 with a fall beauty event.
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 7:00 pm
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