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  • Elmhurst Chiefs squirt green team takes tournament title

    ELMHURST – A trip up north over the Martin Luther King Day weekend paid off for the Elmhurst Chiefs squirt green team.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • York basketball player Danielle Dennis is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Danielle DennisYorkBasketballJuniorWhat she did: Dennis led the Dukes with 17 points and nine reboun ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: IC Catholic, Glenbard East send bowlers to sectional tournament

    ELMHURST – IC Catholic sophomore CJ Slowinski bowled a 1,123 series at IC’s regional tournament Jan. 14 to book a spot at the Glenbard East sectional ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Jan. 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 9-15

    Address rail crossings in WheatonThe rail crossing on President Street [in Wheaton] is bad at any sp ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • High school boys basketball: Erik Cohn coming on for York

    ELMHURST – It’s no stretch to say that Erik Cohn is having his best basketball season at York.A comb ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Brewpoint Coffee gets $60,000 in TIF assistance from Elmhurst City Council

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst could be a bit more caffeinated as a local cafe received a sizable chunk of monetary help from the City Council to ope ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 6:31 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Layoff leads to rocky outing in Timothy Christian's return to action

    ELMHURST – After a break from basketball for a worthy cause, it was an uneven return to play for Timothy Christian’s boys basketball team.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Elmhurst residents flock to City Council to support hoop house

    ELMHURST – Residents supporting a family facing city fines for a temporary, plastic hoop house to grow vegetables in the winter attended the Jan. 17 E ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Historical snapshot: Elmhurst family makes ice during snowy winter

    ELMHURST – The Harger family makes ice on their farm, just east of Spring Road, in 1910.For informat ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • 49 photos of a $1.9 million Elmhurst home for sale with a lower level you'll never want to leave

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • CluedIn Escape Rooms opens in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – As someone who enjoyed the fun and challenge that escape rooms offer, Woodridge resident Brian Sommer wanted to see if he could come up w ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Boy Scout Troop 82 pitches in to help the hungry

    ELMHURST – Twenty scouts, leaders and family members from Boy Scout Troop 82 in Elmhurst spent part of their winter break at the Northern Illinois Foo ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • York basketball player Jordan Gray is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Jordan GrayYorkBasketballSeniorWhat he did: Gray scored a team-high 14 points in a 58-48 overtime lo ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst District 205 adopts $113M levy request

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 has "adequate" reserve funding, but potential fiscal threats loom on the horizon, the district' ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 2-8

    Not another residential developmentThe village of Downers Grove should not get involved with another ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Jan. 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • High school girls basketball: IC Catholic finds a way against Timothy Christian

    ELMHURST – Senior point guard Tess Reardon is a crucial piece of the puzzle for IC Catholic’s girls basketball team.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • High school girls basketball: York sees strides in tough loss against OPRF

    ELMHURST – After its best offensive half of the season, York’s girls basketball team saw a few brief rough stretches result in a 61-57 loss against Oa ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Elmhurst mayor highlights 2016 finances, development

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst is in the best financial shape it's seen in 20 years, Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley shared during his “State of Our City ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 1:04 pm
  • Historical snapshot: Card wishes recipients 'a right merrie Christmas'

    ELMHURST – This holiday card features the newly opened Elmhurst Public Library in 1922.The library, ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Letter: Civics education gives students tools to make decisions

    To the editor:One statistic about the 2016 election stood out to me: Only about 50 percent of eligib ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • Elmhurst residents to participate in Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival

    ELMHURST – At just 19 years old, Elmhurst resident Ryan Doyle is a veteran at making audiences laugh during his sketch comedy performances. For the si ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • York basketball player Nick Kosich is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Nick KosichYorkBasketballSophomoreWhat he did: Kosich dished out 23 assists over the course of four ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • High school boys basketball: Fenwick gets back on track against Montini

    LOMBARD – Fenwick has lost back-to-back games only three times in Rick Malnati’s four-year tenure.Th ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Elmhurst foundation donation to allow for more EpiPens in DuPage County

    ELMHURST – A $40,000 donation from a nonprofit foundation founded after a young Elmhurst girl died from an unknown food allergy will ensure that 100 D ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Hit the green – or white – at Sugar Creek Golf Course’s annual Chili Open

    VILLA PARK – Diehard golfers – you know who you are – take note.For those who just can’t wait until ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Jan. 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

    Beautiful lights in La GrangeI just want to Sound [Off] to the village of La Grange and thank them f ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:36 pm
  • High school basketball: Willowbrook boys, Montini girls capture holiday tournament titles

    At the ceremonial midway point of the season, it’s safe to say that Willowbrook’s boys basketball team is for real.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital welcomes first baby of 2017

    ELMHURST – Crystal, 30, and Christopher Roldan, 31, of Addison welcomed son Liam Alexander Roldan, born at 2:30 a.m. Jan. 1 at Elmhurst Hospital, maki ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 named to College Board’s annual AP District Honor Roll

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 has again been named to the College Board’s seventh annual AP District Honor Roll.
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Historical snapshot: Driving in a winter wonderland

    ELMHURST – Snow piles up in downtown Elmhurst after a snowstorm in 1975.For information about Elmhur ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Quigley: Federal Reserve rate increase is 'interest-ing' benchmark

    For only the second time in a decade – dating back to before the Great Recession began in December 2007 – the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Christmas trees to be collected without stickers in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Christmas trees will be picked up without a refuse sticker if placed at the curb on Elmhurst residents' regular refuse collection day durin ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Letter: An open letter to our Fremont neighbors

    To the Editor:Do not fear!You are not going to lose your neighborhood. You are not going to lose you ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • IC Catholic basketball player Kevin Cheng is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gracik Makinney Real Estate Group

    Kevin ChengIC CatholicBasketballJuniorWhat he did: Cheng scored 14 points, including nine in the sec ...
    Dec. 1, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • High school sports: IC Catholic football, Montini softball state titles part of memorable 2016

    With the calendar about to flip to 2017, now is the perfect time to honor the sensational state performances the athletes from IC Catholic, York and o ...
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 19-25

    Thank you to 'Christmas house' in Downers GroveAt Christmastime, we always think about the Christmas ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 6:59 pm
  • Police Reports: Elmhurst for Dec. 30

    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. 30, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Year in review: A look back at Elmhurst's top stories in 2016

    ELMHURST – 2016 was a big year for national politics, but plenty happened in local news too. Here is a collection of the top Elmhurst stories covered ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 2:56 pm
  • Longtime Elmhurst resident celebrates 100th birthday

    ELMHURST – When Andrew Medema was 5, his parents immigrated to the United States from Usquert, Netherlands, settling in Chicago to give the family a b ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Historical snapshot: One of Elmhurst's oldest buildings still stands

    ELMHURST – The brick commercial structure at 136-138 W. Park Ave., pictured here in August 1941 as Better Radio Incorporated, is one of the oldest bui ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • High school basketball: IC Catholic, Timothy Christian, York boys, girls busy during holiday tournaments

    The holiday basketball tournaments are the symbolic halfway point of the season for boys and girls teams. As players get set for a busy stretch of gam ...
    Dec. 24, 2016 - 12:30 pm
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