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  • Lemont High School mathletes advance to state finals

    LEMONT – Mathletes from Lemont High School advanced to state level competition in six different areas, and the entire team came just short of joining ...
    April 24, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • Crystal Lake, chamber to honor deployed soldiers with blue star Route 14 banners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Starting next month, a drive down part of Route 14 will be a reminder that freedom is protected by people willing to make sacrifices.
    April 24, 2017 - 3:44 pm
  • Downers Grove officials attend forum on civic center townhouse development vote

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove officials are scheduled to vote next week on a deal that would change the face of the village's downtown, and they and o ...
    April 25, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Ben's Memorial Mile returns to honor memory of Downers Grove Student, raise money for mental health

    DOWNERS GROVE – Two years removed from the death of a Downers Grove North High School champion runner, his friends, family and community will come tog ...
    April 24, 2017 - 3:18 pm
  • Family 'devastated' by death of missing Elmhurst man, thanks police and community

    ELMHURST – The family of a missing Elmhurst man recently found dead after more than a week of searching is "devastated" by his loss and thanks the com ...
    April 25, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Actor, musician Craig Robinson talks to Hadley students

    GLEN ELLYN – Actor, musician and author Craig Robinson was an awkward kid growing up.His trials and ...
    April 26, 2017 - 7:48 am
  • An Extraordinary Life: Plainfield pastor hosted wild game dinners to bring hunters to God

    PLAINFIELD – On March 2, Lynne Caldwell, a new member of Friendship Baptist Church in Plainfield, had her first long conversation with associate pasto ...
    April 23, 2017 - 10:39 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Library hosts Earth Day and Recycling Extravaganza: 6 photos

    The Earth Day and Recycling Extravaganza was held Saturday at the Glen Ellyn Library. ...
    April 23, 2017 - 3:34 pm
  • The LeaderShop hosts Day of Service with volunteer opportunities throughout the area: 6 photos

    The LeaderShop hosted its annual Day of Service, which is taking place on National Youth Service Day.
    April 23, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Earth Day Family Night offers learning and fun in La Grange Park: 5 photos

    The sixth annual Earth Day Family Night: Taking Care of Our Fresh Water was held at the Science Center in La Grange Park.
    April 23, 2017 - 3:27 pm
  • Wheaton College student dies after track and field accident

    WHEATON – A Wheaton College freshman died April 22 after accidentally being struck by a hammer during a track and field meet, according to a college n ...
    April 23, 2017 - 3:33 pm
  • Troy 30-C board approves new K-6 English curriculum

    SHOREWOOD – The Troy School District 30-C board has unanimously voted in favor of a new English language arts curriculum that the district’s superinte ...
    April 22, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Q&A: Ruth Colby, next president and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital

    NEW LENOX – Herald-News Reporter Mike Mallory recently spoke with Silver Cross Hospital Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President of Business D ...
    April 22, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Troy 30-C superintendent gets raise; new board members to take seats Tuesday

    SHOREWOOD – Troy School District 30-C’s superintendent is getting a nearly $5,000 pay increase after the raise was approved Wednesday by the school bo ...
    April 22, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • Slammers working on naming rights deal

    JOLIET – It looks like there won’t be a new name on the Slammers’ stadium for opening day, but there is a prospect.
    April 22, 2017 - 10:47 pm