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  • Firefighters battle field fire in Plainfield Township

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP – Firefighters battled a field fire in windy conditions Tuesday afternoon.The fi ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • DuPage County expo spotlights wide array of animals

    WHEATON – The Chicago Herpetological Society's exhibit was popular at Scott Smith's All Animal Expo on Sept. 18 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wh ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 7:48 am
  • Westmont District 201 renovations enhance security, improve learning environment

    WESTMONT – After months of construction, the facility upgrades at schools in Westmont Community Unit School District 201 are nearly complete.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 7:46 am
  • Nazareth Academy parent shares 9/11 experience

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy parent and 9/11 survivor Stu Breslow of Clarendon Hills shared his experience with students at the La Grange Park sc ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Berwyn’s top 5 cocktails compete to be 'Berwyn’s Best'

    BERWYN – After Berwyn voters narrowed down 26 local establishments to their five favorite cocktail bars, the mission to find “Berwyn’s Best” cocktail ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 7:45 am
  • Cary District 26 Board of Education seeking new board member

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board is currently accepting applications for an open seat on the board that must be filled by appointment.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Letter: Donating blood saves lives

    To the editor:It’s high time that citizens of this country woke up to one cold, hard fact of life.We ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Elmhurst's GreenMan Theatre opens 13th season

    ELMHURST – GreenMan Theatre Troupe opened its 13th season Sept. 23 with a three-weekend run of the classic 1946 comedy “Born Yesterday” by Garson Kani ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • 10 most expensive homes in Crystal Lake: Week of Sept. 27, 2016

    How often have you driven by a large home and asked yourself how much does that home cost? Here is a compiled list of the 10 most expensive homes as o ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Downers Grove voters must weigh stormwater, mosquito questions on November ballot

    DOWNERS GROVE – Political races often get the bulk of the attention during election years, but Downers Grove residents will be asked a pair of questio ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to survey residents about facility improvements

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 plans to survey residents to find out what kind of facility improvements they would like to see.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Joliet Public Library hires new director

    JOLIET – The Joliet Public Library has hired a new executive director.Megan Millen comes to Joliet f ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • New Lenox Cub Scouts launch model rockets

    NEW LENOX – From the moment the fourth model rocket left the launch area Saturday afternoon, even a first-time observer could see there was trouble. A ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • Lockport police charge teens in vehicle burglaries

    LOCKPORT – About 4 a.m. Monday, Lockport police arrested a 15-year-old and a 17-year-old on charges of vehicle burglary and drug possession in the 120 ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Information session on Plainfield Park District referendum to be held this week

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Park District Board voted, at its August board meeting, to seek a bond referendum to replace expiring referendum bonds fro ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:42 pm
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