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  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County suspends horse sales after public concern

    The fate of a pair of former DuPage County horses remains unknown, but the forest preserve district is taking steps to care for its aged equines movin ...
    May 22, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Stormwater is key focus of Elmhurst strategic planning

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council has one thing on its mind: prioritization, and its members recently met with a consultant as they continue to zer ...
    May 22, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital receives Magnet recognition

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Memorial Hospital’s nurses were in for a surprise, as they were led into a small conference room in the lower level of the hospita ...
    May 22, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Elmhurst museums celebrate International Museum Day

    May 22, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Elmhurst College students display work at exhibit

    ELMHURST – Twelve graduating Elmhurst College art students are presenting their work at the 47th annual Spring Capstone Art Exhibition.
    May 22, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • College of DuPage board shifts power via policy changes and more: 5 items

    In a marathon five-hour meeting that featured divided votes on almost every issue on what became a nearly 20-item agenda, the College of DuPage Board ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Baseball playoff previews: Strong aces look to lead Glenbard East, Montini, Willowbrook, AT

    The high school baseball regular season is winding down and the first pitches of the postseason are about to be thrown as teams look to go on a winnin ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Softball playoff previews: York looks to bounce back, Willowbrook hopes to send out seniors with a bang

    High school softball teams are about to start the postseason with one goal in mind – get to the EastSide Centre in East Peoria for the state finals. H ...
    May 22, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Prep roundup: York’s Spoolstra sisters take second at state badminton

    York badminton players Emily Spoolstra and Hannah Spoolstra made the doubles final in the state tournament over the weekend.
    May 22, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • York girls ‘find a way’ into regional title game

    RIVER FOREST – York’s girls soccer team is hurting, but opponents are also feeling the pain. Despite ...
    May 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • DuPage officials warn heroin crisis not over, call for more effort

    After a slew of heroin overdose deaths in the first half of 2013, DuPage County agencies and politicians scrambled to come up with new programs and re ...
    May 20, 2015 - 6:37 pm
  • Elmhurst to host workshop on updating downtown plan

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst wants residents, business owners and developers to be a part of the planning process to determine the future of the ci ...
    May 20, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Elmhurst Boy Scout builds bee box in Berens Park

    ELMHURST – For the last nine years, Ed Liebeno has been a Boy Scout in Troop 78. From camping to collecting merit badges, the 17-year-old has grown ac ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Railway oil tanker concerns need to be taken seriously

    We spend a lot of time worrying about preventing things that might never happen. We buy homeowners’ insurance and install smoke detectors in case a fi ...
    May 19, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for May 15

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Elmhurst author teaches readers to bite the bullet, rise to the occasion

    ELMHURST – On YouTube, Kat Hibbard is dressed in a tight orange jumpsuit that covers every inch of her body. She is featured wearing an oversized pair ...
    May 18, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • State boys gymnastics individual finals: 13 photos

    Athletes compete in the IHSA state gymnastics individual finals at Hinsdale Central High School on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
    May 20, 2015 - 8:46 pm
  • College of DuPage accreditation under review due to recent controversies

    In recent months, College of DuPage administrators and faculty have stressed that the controversies surrounding the school have not affected its acade ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • 5 from College of DuPage: State audit greenlighted, $51K for Res Publica and more

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees was busy May 14, as the political tides of the school continue to turn post-election.
    May 15, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • York, IC, TC girls soccer set sights on regional titles

    With the first kickoff of the season, high school girls soccer teams started on the path of potentially making it to the state finals. IC Catholic and ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Derossett: Keep accountability and transparency

    As state government scurries to fill a projected $8 billion deficit in the 2016 fiscal year budget, it would seem to make sense to accept successful c ...
    May 15, 2015 - 7:40 am
  • Prep roundup: York’s Sam Bode bags state gymnastics berths

    York senior gymnast Sam Bode was second in the all-around at the Glenbard West sectional and qualified for state in all six events May 8.
    May 15, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • York’s Bandy gets break to pitch at DePauw

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The college recruiting process is a fickle thing and sometimes all it takes is a random coincidence to work out to give a player a b ...
    May 15, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • College of DuPage staff: President Breuder ordered positive pre-election mailers

    After a victory in April, the former Clean Slate candidates turned new College of DuPage trustees hope to address a series of mailers sent in the week ...
    May 15, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • Elmhurst agrees to raise 2 roadways as part of flood project

    ELMHURST – As part of ongoing flood projects, the city of Elmhurst will raise Brush Hill Road and Prospect Avenue after the City Council unanimously a ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:11 am
  • Scheduling conflicts cause delays in Elmhurst D-205's superintendent search

    ELMHURST – Dave Pruneau’s days as the Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 superintendent are coming to an end, and it is not yet known who wil ...
    May 14, 2015 - 6:48 pm
  • Elmhurst museums to host free admissions day

    ELMHURST – In celebration of International Museum Day, an event that commemorates the cultural value of museums, the Elmhurst Historical Museum, Lizza ...
    May 14, 2015 - 6:41 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for May 8

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    May 14, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Benages: American Stroke Month spotlights symptoms, awareness

    Maybe you were gardening and suddenly felt a little dizzy, lost your balance and coordination, or had trouble walking. Maybe you were shopping and had ...
    May 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Our view: Consolidation efforts a great step forward for DuPage

    In the aftermath of the Illinois Supreme Court’s expected decision to strike down the 2013 pension reform law, the state now finds itself in an even b ...
    May 13, 2015 - 7:19 pm
  • Elmhurst residents capture memories through museum project

    ELMHURST – Several small mason jars are lined up along the wooden shelves of the recently renovated gallery space on the first floor of the Elmhurst H ...
    May 13, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Elmhurst gym teaches little ones all about sports

    ELMHURST – Taking a look inside N Zone Sports gym, one can see the walls painted with a larger than life image of Chicago's finest athletes: the Bears ...
    May 12, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • New faces take star turns for Elmhurst, Lombard diamond teams

    Each spring provides a chance for baseball and softball players to make their mark, some for the first time at the varsity level. Here are a few playe ...
    May 12, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Huerta shines for Red Stars in 3-0 win over Boston

    CHICAGO – Saturday’s meeting between the Chicago Red Stars and the Boston Breakers was a game of firsts. 
    May 12, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Suburban Life celebrates 12 Women of Distinction

    In an effort to continue a new tradition, Suburban Life Magazine hosted its second annual Women of Distinction Awards event Thursday at Seven Bridges ...
    May 12, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • Elmhurst Fire Department, Metro Paramedics receive award

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Fire Department and Metro Paramedics received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award.
    May 11, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Elmhurst teen, Montini student brings diabetes supplies to Middle East clinic

    Seventeen-year-old Gabriella Stinsa spent her spring break doing something just a little bit different.
    May 11, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court unanimously strikes down state pension fix as unconstitutional

    After months of postulating, speculation and political forecasting, the General Assembly's attempt to right the capsizing ship that is the state pensi ...
    May 8, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • New Elmhurst physical therapy clinic to build a community for women

    ELMHURST – In an effort to create a safe space for women to learn about their health and their bodies, physical therapists Jennifer Hungate and Amy Pa ...
    May 8, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council rejects overbudget bids for parking deck work

    ELMHURST – In a unanimous decision, the Elmhurst City Council rejected two of the six bids for the Addison Avenue Parking Deck project Monday, after t ...
    May 8, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Rauner talks economic development at Choose DuPage event in Oakbrook Terrace

    Gov. Bruce Rauner stopped by Oakbrook Terrace on Tuesday to discuss his plans to boost Illinois' economy.
    May 8, 2015 - 6:15 pm
  • York Township honors WWII veteran

    On one of her regular visits to the York Township Senior Center, World War II veteran Arla Calyn (from left) is honored by Township Supervisor John W. ...
    May 8, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Seniors hope to take IC Catholic softball to state

    ELMHURST – After spending four years on varsity, IC Catholic softball seniors Jessica Conenna and Gabby Curran are hoping they can end their careers a ...
    May 8, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • York baseball rounding into form at the right time

    GLEN ELLYN – It’s not rare for a coach to remain positive when things are down for his team, but York’s baseball team made coach Dave Kalal appear pro ...
    May 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Legislators ask lieutenant governor to look at DuPage Election Commission consolidation

    One of the biggest issues of 2014's DuPage County clerk race was the future of the DuPage Election Commission – namely whether it should continue.
    May 7, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • Prep roundup: York’s Bode has banner day at WSS gymnastics meet

    York senior Sam Bode won the all-around title at the West Suburban Silver boys gymnastics meet Saturday at Lyons Township. Bode was first on floor exe ...
    May 7, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Elmhurst boy receives a special space

    ELMHURST – Ten-year-old Marshall Bell didn’t really know what to expect when he came home from school April 7, but he knew he was in for the a surpris ...
    May 6, 2015 - 5:21 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for May 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Elmhurst students come together for The York Album Project

    ELMHURST – York Community High School students Kayman Klaas, 17, and Jenna Garcia, 15, found themselves with one week to write, rehearse and record an ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars down Sky Blue FC 1-0 in World Cup send-off

    CHICAGO – The National Women’s Soccer League’s Chicago Red Stars dominated and stayed unbeaten in their third match of the 2015 campaign on Saturday, ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • York Garden Club to receive grant

    ELMHURST – York Community High School’s Garden Club will receive a grant to turn an unused courtyard into an outdoor garden.
    May 4, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • 'Chicago Fire' episode shot in Elmhurst to air Tuesday

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst fans of NBC's "Chicago Fire" should be sure to tune in to Tuesday's episode, as they can expect to see some familiar surroundings.
    May 5, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • West suburbs' young achievers honored as Suburban Life Scholars

    The west suburbs' best and brightest were recognized recently by Suburban Life Media.Two area high s ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:27 am
  • Elmhurst residents share feedback on Addison Avenue proposals

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents had the chance to share their take on proposals for two city-owned parcels along Addison Avenue at a Development, Planni ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Elmhurst to borrow $16M to fund projects

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst will issue $16 million in bonds to fund budgeted infrastructure improvements, including the remainder of the Addison Avenue parkin ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Prep roundup: Addison Trail, York baseball win conference series

    Addison Trail’s baseball team took two out of three games from Hinsdale South in a West Suburban Gold series.
    April 1, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • Kroll a key cog for York softball

    ELMHURST – If there’s one thing about York freshman Kyra Kroll, it’s that she doesn’t lack confidence.
    April 1, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Wendell, Krissinger leading way for York volleyball

    ELMHURST – For all the intangibles that have led to York’s volleyball success, Jacob Wendell’s and Bobby Krissinger’s ability on the court is very tan ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Breuder out, audit upcoming and reimbursements suspended at College of DuPage (with video)

    The College of DuPage could be on its way to a "Clean Slate," but the cleaning may not come too easy if the new board's second meeting Thursday is any ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' trustees named officers of divided College of DuPage board in tense first meeting

    What some believe to be a new era at the College of DuPage started off with a rocky first few votes Thursday.
    May 1, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Elmhurst police to conduct roadside safety checks in May

    ELMHURST – As a part of the Click It or Ticket and Drunk Driving Crackdown campaigns, the Elmhurst Police Department will be conducting roadside safet ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Elmhurst Junior Women's Club to host Tickled Pink

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Junior Women's Club knows everyone looks pretty in pink.In support of the Br ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Elmhurst school hosts annual Treasure Hunt

    ELMHURST – Team "Gilligan's Island" works to solve a clue during Bryan Middle School PTA's annual Treasure Hunt fundraiser April 11.
    April 30, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Downtown Elmhurst stores talk struggles of doing business

    ELMHURST – On March 27, The Runner’s Soul made an announcement on Facebook leaving loyal customers stunned and heartbroken by the sudden news.
    April 30, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • Moore: Check out 10 highlights from Elmhurst library renovation

    Over the past few months, construction has been steadily progressing to update, reconfigure, and repurpose space on the second floor of the Elmhurst P ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Embattled College of DuPage President Breuder takes medical leave days before potential ouster

    The controversial president of the College of DuPage won't be in office when trustees potentially take a scheduled vote on whether to put him on paid ...
    April 29, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Man in critical condition after driving into Elmhurst lagoon

    ELMHURST – A 77-year-old Elmhurst man remains in critical intensive care at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital after being rescued Monday afternoon from a veh ...
    April 28, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for April 24

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    April 27, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Elmhurst's East End Park playground survives for now

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Park District board unanimously voted Wednesday to keep the existing East End Park playground until they determine it is no lo ...
    April 27, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Tim Feigh gets A.D. Hall of Fame call

    ELMHURST – Winning an award is nothing new for Tim Feigh, who compiled a long list of achievements during nearly a quarter-century as a high school at ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Third federal subpoena seeks College of DuPage video, audio recordings

    The College of DuPage has been served its third federal subpoena this month, with authorities seeking recordings of the school on the day administrato ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Elmhurst police to host prescription drug take-back

    ELMHURST – On Saturday, the Elmhurst Police Department will host a prescription drug take-back to collect expired, unused or unwanted prescription dru ...
    April 24, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Special education program partners with Elmhurst hair salon, spa

    ELMHURST – Twelve-year-old Nick Cima knew exactly what hairstyle he wanted when he walked into Alter Ego Hair Design, a boutique hair salon in Elmhurs ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Dukes, IC’s Rowell aiming for repeat state success

    The outdoor boys track and field season is out of the blocks with athletes from area schools looking to eventually make their way to state. Here’s a l ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Returning state qualifiers boost York, AT, TC girls track

    With the outdoor state meet just over a month away, girls track and field athletes are working to post their best marks in order to get to state. Here ...
    April 24, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • Prep roundup: Dukes dispatch defending conference champions

    York’s softball team kicked off West Suburban Silver play with a massive 4-1 win on the road against defending conference champion Downers Grove North ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • DuPage officials pledge to reduce emissions by 20 percent

    County leaders came together April 14 to announce plans for a greener DuPage over the next decade and a half.
    April 23, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Elmhurst museum to host forum on possible relocation

    ELMHURST – The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art is seeking public input about its possible relocation within Wilder Park.
    April 23, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council restores Historical Museum budget

    ELMHURST – First Ward Alderman Diane Gutenkauf felt a “wrong has been righted” when the Elmhurst City Council approved the Elmhurst Historical Museum’ ...
    April 23, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep participates in safe driving program

    ELMHURST – IC Catholic Prep in Elmhurst launched Knights Drive Safe this school year to teach students how to be safe behind the wheel. The three-mont ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for April 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Lessons learned as Dukes turn it around

    ELMHURST – After a shocking 1-11 start, it seemed things could only get better because they couldn’t get worse for York baseball.
    April 23, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Chester: York to pioneer partnership with Indiana University

    Effective next fall, York Community High School will be the first high school in Illinois to partner with Indiana University through its Advance Colle ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
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