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  • Elmhurst District 205 board race no longer contested after dropout

    ELMHURST – The contest to win a seat on the Elmhurst Community Unit School District Board of Education no longer is one after one candidate has formal ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • Elmhurst's Lincoln Elementary students enjoy STEaM fest

    ELMHURST – Experiments filled the room during the annual STEaM Fest on Feb. 16 at Elmhurst's Lincoln Elementary School.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:10 am
  • High school boys basketball: Postseason tipoff time here for York, Willowbrook, other area teams

    The grind of the high school boys basketball regular season is about to give way to the grind of the postseason as teams from across the state start o ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Jordan Gray steps up game for York

    ELMHURST – When Jordan Gray walks into a gym, he has the look of a basketball player.Which is fittin ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Annual Elmhurst Bags for Wags fundraiser brings in $6,000 for scholarships

    ELMHURST – The seventh annual Brian E. Wagner Scholarship Fund's Bags for Wags fundraiser tournament collected $6,000 to fund scholarships for local s ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Timothy Christian basketball player Brandon Orange is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Brandon Orange Timothy Christian Basketball Junior Why Orange was selected: Orange tallied a t ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: IC, Timothy boys basketball to play for regional title

    ELMHURST – A total team effort led to a big win for IC Catholic’s boys basketball team in a Class 2A regional semifinal.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: IC Catholic's Bianchini school's first state champ

    CHAMPAIGN – Ever since Joey Bianchini lost in the state championship match as a sophomore, it’s been hard work and determination to get back to that p ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Elmhurst looking for exemplary youth to receive annual awards

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst has honored its youngest residents for their community service efforts for nearly two decades, according to Jackie Tam ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • York grad David Cohn paves way for Glenbard West's Justin Pierce at William & Mary

    HARRISONBURG, Va. – David Cohn was playing basketball last season for William & Mary when he began to hear glowing reports about Justin Pierce, at the ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • High school boys swimming: York sends four to boys state meet

    DOWNERS GROVE – York swimmer Flanagan Waldherr made his state meet debut last year in the 500-yard freestyle and finished 32nd.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 1:32 pm
  • Elmhurst Park District opens up spring registration

    ELMHURST – Spring registration begins this Saturday for the hundreds of programs and events offered by the Elmhurst Park District.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 9:09 pm
  • Sushi Time brings light, fresh fish to the table in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – The quest of a Chicago-area sushi fan often comes down to two things – quality and affordability.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:04 pm
  • Letter: Thank you for support, Elmhurst community

    To the editor:The United Community Concerns Association would like to thank the Elmhurst community f ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Historical snapshot: Young visitor signs Elmhurst museum guest book

    ELMHURST – A young visitor signs the guest book at the Elmhurst Historical Museum in 1964.The museum ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • IC Catholic basketball player Alex Meurer is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Alex MeurerIC CatholicBasketballJuniorWhy Meurer was selected: Meurer scored 12 points, including tw ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 6-13

    New leadership needed in BerwynThe current mayor of Berwyn is bragging about all the wonderful thing ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Historical snapshot: Elmhurst library sits in snow-covered Wilder Park

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Public Library sits in Wilder Park on a snowy winter night in 1967.For more ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • High school boys basketball: Team effort keeps IC Catholic in conference title hunt

    ELMHURST – Kevin Cheng enjoys the camaraderie he feels with his IC Catholic boys basketball teammates.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:21 am
  • Appeal ahead in Elmhurst hoop house fight, alderman says no moving on new ordinance until settled

    ELMHURST – In another step in a months-long civil struggle, an Elmhurst family that was ordered by the city to take down their backyard hoop house wil ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:33 am
  • Elmhurst mayor voices disapproval of plan rotation test causing noise over village

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley said he's not a fan of a test that is designed to more evenly distribute nighttime airplane noise across northw ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:41 am
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation to host Chef Fest

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation will host the 17th annual Chef Fest on Feb. 16 at Drury Lane Theatre & Conference Center, 100 Dru ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Quigley: U.S. economy – More good than bad

    While America’s economy, or gross domestic product, grew at only 1.9 percent in 2016 versus the 3 percent standard, 2.3 million new jobs were created ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Now-closed Lombard daycare at center of Elmhurst child death suit

    A now shuttered Lombard day care center and one its owners are facing a lawsuit after a three-month-old girl died at the facility last November.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • Lombard couple brings love of bridge to Wheaton Park District

    WHEATON – For Lombard couple Ron and Phyllis Fogel, being bridge instructors for the Wheaton Park District suits them just fine.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 7:31 pm
  • Elmhurst adds more dates to trolley service

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents and visitors will be able to ride the free city trolley during several more special events this year, beginning with the ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:37 am
  • D-205 administrators learn residents want more STEM, all-day kindergarten

    ELMHURST – After listening to resident feedback for more than a year, Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 has some new areas of focus thanks t ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:34 am
  • Chicago man charged after Elmhurst accidental shooting incident

    ELMHURST – A Chicago man has been charged with several weapon offenses after an accidental shooting incident inside a parked car Feb. 12, according to ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • High school girls basketball: IC Catholic, York among area teams set for postseason tipoff

    The months of practices and games seemed to fly by as girls basketball teams are getting set for the Class 3A and 4A playoffs. Here’s the outlook for ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 6:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: IC Catholic fends off Glenbard South, stays in hunt for conference title

    ELMHURST – Kevin Cheng and his IC Catholic basketball team knew they would need a team effort to get by Glenbard South.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

    Lack of school zone on Ogden Avenue a dangerAlong Ogden Avenue, just west of LaGrange Road, there ar ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Timothy Christian basketball player Jordyn Strube is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Jordyn StrubeTimothy ChristianBasketballSophomoreWhy Strube was selected: Strube scored a game-high ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Wins keep IC boys basketball in conference race

    BENSENVILLE – Without a win against host Fenton on Feb. 7, IC Catholic’s boys basketball win against Aurora Central Catholic would have meant nothing.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: York hoping to hit stride in time for postseason

    DOWNERS GROVE – The somber tone and hanging heads said as much as any words could.Jordan Gray and hi ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Big playoff win sets tone for Timothy Christian before regional final

    LISLE – The final score tells only part of the story.Timothy Christian’s girls basketball team knock ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Historical snapshot: Elmhurst quarry holds long history

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst-Chicago Stone Company quarry in December 1967, viewed from the east. The company began excavating the quarry at the northeast ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • Elmhurst History Museum celebrates 60 years of support from taxpayers and donors

    ELMHURST – For six decades, one institution in Elmhurst has continued to spread its influence while working to understand and preserve the past.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • IC Catholic basketball player Amari Rred is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Amari ReedIC CatholicBasketballJuniorWhy Reed was selected:Reed had a well-rounded game with 15 poin ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: Conference win speaks volumes for York

    ELMHURST – Playing in a close game was nothing new for York’s boys basketball team.The result was gl ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove North secures senior night win with strong finish

    DOWNERS GROVE – On Downers Grove North's senior night, Bryan Jakobsze and Ryan Pustelnik helped lock down a win after the sophomores staked the Trojan ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • High school wrestling: IC Catholic, Montini, Willowbrook, York athletes set to hit road to state tournament

    The end of the postseason road for high school wrestlers is the State Farm Center in Champaign for the state tournament from Feb. 16 to 18. Here’s the ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 23-29

    Make your voices heardPeople of Lemont who treasure the walking path, the dog park, the topography, ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Timothy Christian looking to start fast in postseason

    BENSENVILLE – Things will end well for the Timothy Christian girls basketball team if it starts fast.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Feb. 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 ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:29 pm
  • Berkeley man charged with series of Elmhurst car thefts

    ELMHURST – A Berkeley man has been charged in a series of burglaries to unlocked vehicles in Elmhurst and unincorporated Yorkfield, according to a new ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:15 pm
  • Chicago woman charged in Elmhurst aggravated battery to disabled adult case

    ELMHURST – A Chicago woman has been charged with battery after an alleged incident involving a disabled adult victim at a group home in Elmhurst, acco ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • New Elmhurst bar puts customers in charge

    ELMHURST – Step aside ice cream shops and delis. When it comes to customers tasting a sample before deciding what to order, Red Arrow Tap Room is now ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 3:14 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 16-22

    Start off freshIf there is anything we an all agree upon it's that President Trump is going to be an ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:00 am