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  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra audition deadline approaching

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra announced that the application deadline for young musicians who want a chance to audition to play alongside ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Sierra Club's River Prairie Group to host polar explorer in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – The River Prairie Group of the Sierra Club will host "Climate Change in the Arctic: A Polar Explorer's Perspective" at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at t ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Black Friday shoppers flood McHenry County retailers (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Allison Baker stood back and looked at her SUV on Friday morning wondering where she would cram $1,600 worth of Black Friday deals.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Holiday Express train headed to Blackberry Farm

    AURORA – The Holiday Express train will be running during the first three weekends in December at Blackberry Farm for its Yuletide celebration, with t ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange and La Grange Park for Nov. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Berwyn's 12 Days of Christmas extends Small Business Saturday's reach

    BERWYN – With Small Business Saturday just around the corner, Berwyn's 12 Days of Christmas encourages residents to shop local Nov. 28 and throughout ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Rep. Ron Sandack honored for efforts to stop drunk driving

    DOWNERS GROVE – Mothers Against Drunk Driving named State Rep. Ron Sandack, R.-Downers Grove, as one of its six "2015 Legislators of the Year," accord ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Villa Park teen charged with shooting two

    VILLA PARK – A 16-year-old Villa Park boy has been charged with two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm after two unarmed men were shot the ev ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • Boys basketball: Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, West Chicago teams set for tipoff

    Basketball is a numbers game: Points per game, field goal percentage and total rebounds can all tell the story of a team. With the season about to tip ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Nov. 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Elderday Center to participate in Giving Tuesday

    BATAVIA – Elderday Center in Batavia is once again joining the nation by participating in Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Joan Knows: Conjuring a dream parade in St. Charles

    So many of us are looking forward to the Holiday Homecoming Electric Christmas Parade at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Charles.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Johnathan D. Ledesma, 25, of the 100 block of South Tyler Road, St. Charles, was charged Thursday, Nov. 19, with theft and burglary.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Giving trees available at Geneva History Museum

    GENEVA – The eighth annual Geneva Giving Trees and 18th Century Créche displays will be open through Dec. 23 at the Geneva History Museum, 113 S. Thir ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • St. Charles woman rescued after car goes into pond

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – An 85-year-old St. Charles woman recently was rescued after she mistakenly drove into a pond in Blackberry Township, according t ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 2:39 pm
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