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  • Historical snapshot: A look back at Elmhurst's wintry past

    ELMHURST – A man harvests ice with a saw from a frozen Salt Creek circa 1910.For information about E ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • Letter: Honor veterans on Veterans Day

    To the Editor:Just an interesting observation I made on Veterans Day while driving around Downers Gr ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Huntley High School senior uses Eagle Scout project to give back to former school

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Huntley High School senior Brady Cairns started his Eagle Scout project, he decided he wanted to give back to one of his form ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • I-80 Center Street ramp to close for part of Thursday in Joliet

    JOLIET – The eastbound Interstate 80 ramp to northbound Center Street in Joliet will be closed for much of the day Thursday for a pavement patching re ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Police Reports: Downers Grove and Westmont for Dec. 7

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 2:25 pm
  • Berwyn police, AT&T offer $11,000 reward for info on shooting, robbery

    BERWYN – Police detectives and community members hope $11,000 in reward money will help gather information about the man who shot an AT&T worker in No ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:35 am
  • Wheaton's proposed 2016 property tax levy would be increase from last year

    WHEATON – Wheaton City Council members on Dec. 5 debated the city's 2016 property tax levy, which would be an increase from last year's levy.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board eyes referendum to fund addition at Hadley

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn District 41 Board of Education is looking at putting a referendum on the April 2017 ballot that would build an addition at ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Lockport high school unveils 3-D innovation lab

    LOCKPORT – A new lab at Lockport Township High School East Campus has virtual reality technology that can take anatomy students inside a human heart a ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Crest Hill moves forward with new police emergency radio system

    CREST HILL – Crest Hill police will soon be able to communicate better with other first response agencies after a new emergency radio system for the d ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 committee discusses check list for accounting improvements

    NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way District 210 officials have put together a check list of items they need to complete to improve their accounting practices bef ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Joliet military members recall Pearl Harbor attacks, discuss significance

    JOLIET – Mead Clark was a sophomore at Joliet Township High School in 1941.“I didn’t know anything a ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Joliet city manager proposes Rialto takeover

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet has outlined a proposal to take control of the Rialto Square Theatre.Tow ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Will, Grundy Republicans clash on controversial energy bill

    The Illinois House and Senate approved a bill last week that has been characterized as an Exelon bailout by those opposed to it and a job-saving, rene ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:06 pm
  • Lawsuit filed against former Braidwood police chief

    BRAIDWOOD – A one-time Braidwood mayoral candidate claims the city's former police chief used his access to law enforcement records to derail the cand ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:51 pm
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