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  • High school football: Glenbard West passes test against Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – A win against Bolingbrook in the first game of the 2015 season got Glenbard West's football team started on the road to a 14-0 season an ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • High school football: Glenbard South falls against Addison Trail

    ADDISON – Glenbard South opened its football season with a 22-20 loss against Addison Trail on Aug. 26.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • New Glenbard West science addition offers learning opportunities

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West High School junior Octavio Munoz said he is excited about the possibilities a newly opened state-of-the-art science additio ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • DuPage County offering Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program relief

    DuPage County Community Services will begin accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, according to a news relea ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Pinkney: Caregivers get Stress relief, support through Metropolitan DuPage’s senior services

    For those serving as caregivers for aging loved ones, the demands of meeting their needs can be exhausting.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Metra BNSF work to cause delays through Sept. 16 in Chicago area

    Riders along the BNSF line may experience minor delays the next three weeks as work begins to replace more than 10,000 ties along the route, according ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • High school football: Peter Jeske ready for bigger role with Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard South senior Peter Jeske is a returning starter who hopes to emerge as one of the Raiders’ leading receivers this season. In 201 ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • High school football: Jackson Goleash, Glenbard West ready to go

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West senior Jackson Goleash is a versatile athlete. The starting middle linebacker had 33 tackles and four sacks in 2015 with a ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Glenbard District 87 approves contract with employees

    On Aug. 22, the Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education approved a collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation o ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Aug. 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 ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 1:42 pm
  • Q&A: Acclaimed trumpet player Marquis Hill coming to McAninch Arts Center

    Chicago native Marquis Hill was thrust into the spotlight after winning the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition in 2014 ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts to return to Lake Ellyn Park

    GLEN ELLYN – After being moved to Maryknoll Park in 2015 because of the Lake Ellyn Boathouse restoration project, the 47th annual Glen Ellyn Festival ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • District 89 invites community to meet superintendent

    Community members, families and staff are invited to meet Community Consolidated School District 89 Superintendent Emily Tammaru during an open house ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • College of DuPage to celebrate 50th anniversary

    As the College of DuPage celebrates its 50th anniversary, new COD President Ann Rondeau is looking to the future.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Efforts to restore McKee House continue

    GLEN ELLYN – Bobbi Wheatley believes that the 80-year-old McKee House needs to be preserved."I think ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Buffalo Theatre Ensemble to present first production since 2013

    In September, the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble will raise its curtain once again as it presents its first production in three years.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Aug. 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Glen Ellyn's Chase Boykin relishes racing in motocross nationals

    GLEN ELLYN – A trip to west-central Tennessee during the sweltering dog days of summer probably isn’t a dream vacation for most people.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Glen Ellyn native Carolena Carstens competes in Rio Olympics

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Richard Carstens is confident his daughter, Carolena Carstens, will earn a medal during her Taekwondo competition Aug ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Q&A with Dexter Fowler: Chicago Cubs All-Star takes time to teach finer points of baseball

    ELMHURST – The incredible success of the Chicago Cubs this season has been the No. 1 story in professional baseball.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Dentistry moving to new location

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Dentistry has been given the green light to renovate a vacant building at 462 Prospect Ave. for its future offices.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board continues to debate new wellness policy

    GLEN ELLYN – As the new school year gets underway Aug. 22, Glen Ellyn School District 41 will move forward with its new policy regarding food in class ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • Euro Crepes creating sweet, savory sensation in downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Euro Crepes is creating a sweet and savory sensation in downtown Glen Ellyn.Owner Ilirj ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to discuss proposed update to new wellness policy

    Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon will present a potential update to the district's new wellness policy during the Aug. 15 Boar ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Area legislators speak at pro-life breakfast

    WHEATON – State Rep. Peter Breen, R-Lombard, said he will continue to fight for right to life legislation in the General Assembly even though Gov. Bru ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • New College of DuPage president to speak at Illinois State Fair

    New College of DuPage President Ann Rondeau will provide the keynote presentation Aug. 14 at the Illinois State Fair as part of the fair's Veterans Da ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • Efforts to restore McKee House near Glen Ellyn continue

    GLEN ELLYN – A group continues to move ahead in its efforts to preserve the McKee House in the Churchill Woods Forest Preserve near Glen Ellyn.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ to raise funds for Bridge Communities

    GLEN ELLYN – Last year's Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ raised more than $58,000 for the Glen Ellyn-based Bridge Communities and its mission of transitioning ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Glen Ellyn Civic Betterment Party seeks candidates for village, library boards

    GLEN ELLYN – In advance of its Dec. 3 town meeting, the Civic Betterment Party is looking for potential candidates to run for village and library boar ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Aug. 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 3:31 pm
  • Glen Ellyn 7-Eleven sells $16.7M Lotto ticket

    GLEN ELLYN – No one has come forward to claim a $16.7 million ticket sold at a 7-Eleven store near Glen Ellyn for the Aug. 4 Lotto drawing.
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Glen Ellyn chamber names new executive director

    GLEN ELLYN – Dawn Smith has accepted the position of the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce's new executive director, replacing Mike Formento, who recentl ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Lashbrook: Taking advantage of the 'Pokemon Go' phenomenon

    Everyone is playing "Pokemon Go," EVERYONE! If you are a small business owner, and you’re not taking advantage of this massive hit game, you are missi ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Rep. Peter Roskam holds roundtable with manufacturers at DuPage County Airport Flight Center

    U.S. Congressman Peter Roskam and local manufacturers recently met to talk about the future of the industry and the needs of those in the 6th Congress ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Larson: Fight the summer slide

    As students enjoy their summer vacation, it’s important to be aware of the loss in academic skills and knowledge that is inherent with a three-month b ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • 2 die in Glendale Heights of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – Two people died Aug. 3 in a Glendale Heights home of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning.
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 7:15 am
  • Glen Ellyn man receives 2 years' probation for online solicitation of minor

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man received two years of probation after pleading guilty Aug. 4 to indecent online solicitation of a child.
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Warm summer boosts attendance at Glen Ellyn's Sunset Pool

    GLEN ELLYN – Jane Marra likes warm weather – especially when she is swimming laps at the Glen Ellyn Park District's Sunset Pool.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Letter: Cronin's work focuses on common good

    To the Editor:Wisconsin has been able to eliminate its debt and running a surplus. So much so they'v ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Letter: Time to trim trees at Lake Ellyn

    To the editor:Dear Commissioners – I am a lifelong resident who loves Glen Ellyn. Thank you for the ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 9:38 pm
  • New Downers Grove Rep. David Olsen serves final night on village council

    DOWNERS GROVE – One of the Downers Grove Village Council's most visible members participated in his last meeting at the position Aug. 2 before being s ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Aug. 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Letter: True Islam seeks to empower women

    To the editor:In ancient Arabia, women were treated as property, female offspring were buried alive, ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • DuPage Drones, DuPage County Hounds offer summer league baseball options for collegiate players, fans

    Jake Schieber and Sean Frontzak were looking for a place to play some highly competitive baseball this summer.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 bans food at school parties

    GLEN ELLYN – As part of a new wellness policy in Glen Ellyn School District 41, food will no longer be allowed at school parties starting this fall.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Q&A: New Orleans musician coming to McAninch Arts Center

    New Orleans singer and guitarist Walter "Wolfman" Washington began his music career backing up such New Orleans legends as Lee Dorsey and Johnny Adams ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Glen Ellyn approves new solid waste rates

    GLEN ELLYN – In June, Glen Ellyn trustees approved updated rates for the village's weekly residential solid waste program.
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • David Olsen replaces Sandack, says he looks forward to facing Springfield challenges

    DOWNERS GROVE – A lifelong Downers Grove resident says he's looking forward to the challenge of being a part of the Springfield legislature, despite i ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • Glen Ellyn's curbside composting program takes off

    GLEN ELLYN – These days, Glen Ellyn resident Jennifer Umlauf is recycling her food scraps and coffee grinds instead of throwing them into the garbage.
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Warrenville's Blackwell Forest Preserve to host archery open house

    WARRENVILLE – The Blackwell Forest Preserve will host a free archery open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6, according to a news release from the Fo ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: July 18-24

    Solve student loan problems nowConcerning our student loan problem in this country, something needs ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Letter: Roskam, Hultgren on the hook for Trump's stances

    To the Editor:The wise adage “If you apply lipstick to a pig … it’s still a pig” surely applies to e ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Sheriff's Office investigating incident on Prairie Path near Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspicious man who reportedly groped a female victim w ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • New Rotary Club of Glen Ellyn president has deep roots in organization

    GLEN ELLYN – The new president of the Rotary Club of Glen Ellyn has deep roots in the organization.S ...
    July 29, 2016 - 2:11 pm
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