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  • Downers Grove scoutmaster given Silver Beaver award

    DOWNERS GROVE – Richard Busch, a long-time Scoutmaster for Troop 80 in Downers Grove, was recently awarded the Silver Beaver Award for 2016.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Lemont Mayor Reaves to hold annual State of the Village March 2

    LEMONT – The mayor will again take to the podium this year to deliver his State of the Village address on March 2.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Cicero Boys Club honors Youth of the Year

    CICERO – Angel Moreno is a friendly, outgoing 16-year-old, but he was shocked speechless as he was awarded the Cicero Boys Club's annual Youth of the ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • 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
  • Longtime La Grange Park resident celebrates 100 years

    LA GRANGE PARK – Elsye Mayfield may have been called “the sick one” as a child after contracting tuberculosis, but she is the only one of 15 siblings ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • Lyons Township takes IHSA boys swimming state championship: 13 photos

    Lyons Township wins the state championship at the IHSA boys swimming state meet Saturday, Feb. 25 at New Trier High School in Winnetka.
    UPDATED: Feb. 27, 2017 - 4:51 pm
  • Plainfield students build underwater robot, compete in regional contest

    PLAINFIELD – Ira Jones Middle School students who build underwater robots plan to compete in a regional competition held by the Shedd Aquarium in Apri ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • Heroin use made more deadly with fentanyl

    Note to readers: This is the first installment of a four-day series examining the cause of Will County’s record number of heroin-related deaths in 201 ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 10:53 pm
  • Plainfield park district to interview firms for rec center project

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Township Park District is getting closer to seeing a long-planned recreation center come to life.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • 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
  • Letter: Right to bear arms isn't relevant today

    To the editor:I do agree with Julie Hill of Glen Ellyn whose Feb. 9 letter advocated laws restrictin ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • McHenry County College offering programs for Women’s History Month

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To celebrate Women’s History Month, McHenry County College will host educational events throughout March to address significant challen ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Contested races make Algonquin Township GOP primary a bellwether

    The retirement of the supervisor and an effort to end a family’s half-century hold on the highway commissioner’s office makes the Algonquin Township R ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Cary awarded for excellence in financial reporting

    CARY – For the 18th consecutive year, the village of Cary has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Plainfield teens charged after police find them drunk, blocking road

    Two Plainfield teens face charges after police found them drunk in a vehicle blocking a roadway.Abou ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:12 pm