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  • Know Your Board: DuPage High School District 88 Board of Education

    There aren’t enough reporters in Illinois to cover all of the 7,000 units of government that exist in this state. In 2016, Suburban Life is going to s ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Lakewood man wins $550,000 Lucky Day Lotto jackpot

    LAKEWOOD – A Lakewood man plans to buy a house and save for retirement after winning $550,000 from a lottery ticket, the Illinois Lottery recently ann ...
    May 2, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • Quigley: Small businesses make U.S. economy great

    As the longest-tenured Chamber of Commerce executive in DuPage County, I can firmly attest to what makes our economy in the United States great: small ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Baseball season gets cold while Libertyville boys volleyball takes home title

    BASEBALLVernon Hills 6, Lakes 3We are hitting the stretch run of baseball season. Conference games a ...
    May 2, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • McHenry County officials to host 7th Drug Court graduation ceremony

    WOODSTOCK – In celebration of “National Drug Court Month,” the 22nd Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Court will hold a commencement ceremony at 6:30 p.m. M ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Algonquin-based School District 300 OKs contract for website redesign

    ALGONQUIN – Community Unit School District 300 board members recently made the first official move toward a website redesign project, expected to take ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Cruise Nights coming to downtown Huntley starting June 7

    HUNTLEY — The village's downtown area will host weekly cruise nights this summer after the Village Board approved the event this week.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Tee 2 Green in Huntley may alter plan for outdoor space

    HUNTLEY – The owner of Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf said he will work with the village to plan an outdoor entertainment area within Huntley’s boundaries af ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Voter advocacy groups to host home rule event in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – In response to a special census that could result in Woodstock’s recognized population growing above 25,000 and giving the city home-rule ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • On the Record With: Prairie Ridge senior accepted to Yale University

    CRYSTAL LAKE – On the Tuesday before he began his winter break in December, Aidan O’Connor got an early Christmas gift when he opened the application ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County dispatchers talk job stress, ways to cope with trauma

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A.J. Gazda has taught himself to erase the contents of his day when he presses the button to unlock his car after work.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Joliet resident killed in crash

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Joliet man was killed Sunday after being involved in a collision with another vehicle.
    May 1, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • There’s no place like Wauconda for Maria Weisbruch

    WAUCONDAMaria Weisbruch, 52, has lived in Wauconda since she was a little girl. It’s home, and there ...
    April 1, 2016 - 9:37 am
  • Antioch volunteer, food pantry director steps up to serve others

    ANTIOCHAs the executive director for Open Arms Mission Food Pantry in Antioch, Marytherese Ambacher ...
    April 1, 2016 - 9:36 am
  • Gotta Do It: May 1 through May 8

    May 1• Manny’s Mission 5K & SuperKids Miler – Registration begins 7 a.m. Run/walk begins 8 a.m., Rom ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day