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  • Restored Glen Ellyn veterans memorial to host Memorial Day ceremony

    GLEN ELLYN – A long-neglected veterans memorial has been spruced up and will once again host a Memorial Day service.
    May 27, 2016 - 9:44 pm
  • Larson: Growth mindset makes a difference

    A student's intrinsic motivation is what deeply impacts learning. We are discovering from research that a key driver that influences and impacts a stu ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • Glenbard West science addition nears completion

    GLEN ELLYN – As a retired Glenbard West High School English teacher, Glenbard Township High School District 87 board member Judith Weinstock said she ...
    May 27, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • High school sports roundup: State meet berths pile up for Glenbard South, Glenbard West boys track and field

    With state meet berths on the line, relays ruled the day for Glenbard West at the Class 3A Wheaton Warrenville South sectional May 20.
    May 26, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Technology Center of DuPage names executive director

    ADDISON – Starting July 1, Technology Center of DuPage and the DuPage Area Occupational Education System will welcome Michael Zimmerman of Crown Point ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for May 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: Government services not worth high cost

    To the editor:Waiting in line at the airports has become intolerable. And It’s not only airports. If ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • The GardenWorks Project plants 100th home vegetable garden

    WHEATON – Tina Koral, executive director of The GardenWorks Project, believes everyone should have access to healthy food.
    May 26, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • High school girls track and field: Lindsey Payne a state champ, Glenbard West wins combined team title

    CHARLESTON – Lindsey Payne enjoys the success of her Glenbard West girls track and field teammates as much as her own.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Cuts help erase $11 million College of DuPage budget deficit

    Across the board budget cuts have helped the College of DuPage erase a projected $11 million deficit in its 2017 budget.
    May 25, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Glen Ellyn implements new notification system

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn has implemented a state-of-the-art emergency notification system to alert citizens about emergencies. The new n ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • St. James the Apostle Catholic School preschoolers don red noses to help peers

    GLEN ELLYN – Preschoolers at St. James the Apostle Catholic School in Glen Ellyn participate in Red Nose Day, which has raised more than $1 billion gl ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Valle: Americans find many ways to honor Memorial Day

    Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the armed forces of the United States of Ameri ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Downtown Glen Ellyn to host wine-tasting, shopping event

    GLEN ELLYN – Only 150 tickets will be sold for the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn’s third annual Wine & Finds, a wine-tasting and shopping event set ...
    May 23, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Wheaton man, Glenbard West grad with muscular dystrophy vying for mobility van

    Gregory McGuire would like to take his two young children to the park or zoo whenever they would like to go.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:52 am
  • Glen Ellyn childhood friends achieve rank of Eagle Scout

    GLEN ELLYN – For every 100 boys who join scouting, only two will attain the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts.
    May 22, 2016 - 6:28 pm
  • Jazz Up Glen Ellyn coming to downtown this summer

    GLEN ELLYN – The Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn wants to get people jazzed up about an event coming to downtown Glen Ellyn this summer.
    May 20, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Letter: Kudos for support of youth mentoring

    To the editor:As a community, we should appreciate those businesses that not only serve us professio ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • College of DuPage trustees to attend board retreat

    At least two College of DuPage trustees will not attend a board retreat on May 22 designed to help trustees work more cooperatively.
    May 24, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Glenbard South, Glenbard West ready for postseason action

    The first pitch of the softball and baseball playoffs for Class 3A and 4A schools will soon be delivered as teams from across the state aim to make a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for May 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 19, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard West volleyball clinches conference, Glenbard South, Glenbard West girls headed to state track

    Glenbard West’s boys volleyball team knocked off Glenbrook South 25-10, 25-11 on May 14 to take home the title at the Vernon Hills invite, the Hilltop ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • Taste of Glen Ellyn kicks off summer festival season

    GLEN ELLYN – Now in its 39th year, the Taste of Glen Ellyn is a festival steeped in tradition."We st ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • High school boys gymnastics: Glenbard West's Timmy Le a state champ, Hilltoppers second as a team

    HINSDALE – Timmy Le made history, just not in the way he expected.The Glenbard West junior became th ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • Culinary summer camps offered young teens at Technology Center of DuPage

    ADDISON – Starting in June, Technology Center of DuPage in Addison will host eight identical summer culinary camps for students who will be in grades ...
    May 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • The Beer Cellar plans to expand, move to new downtown Glen Ellyn location

    GLEN ELLYN – The Beer Cellar plans to expand and relocate its downtown business.Owner David Hawley h ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:38 pm
  • Mike Formento to step down as Glen Ellyn chamber executive director

    GLEN ELLYN – After eight years of leading the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce, Mike Formento plans to leave the post this summer.
    May 19, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Cub Scout Pack 382 honors World War II veteran

    WHEATON – As someone who has studied World War II, 10-year-old Noah Sweeney of Wheaton was honored to have met a World War II veteran face to face.
    May 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve campground opens

    WARRENVILLE – A mini-vacation awaits right in DuPage County with a night spent under the stars at the family campground at Blackwell Forest Preserve i ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Glen Ellyn Woman's Club celebrates 120 years

    GLEN ELLYN – From helping start the village's first library to giving scholarships to Glenbard West and Glenbard South high school seniors, the Glen E ...
    May 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Historical Society to host car show

    GLEN ELLYN – The third annual Glen Ellyn Vintage Auto Fest will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21 at Stacy’s Tavern Museum and the Glen Ellyn History C ...
    May 16, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • Abraham Lincoln fifth-graders greet, serve area seniors during tea

    GLEN ELLYN – Carol Stream resident Merle Phillips felt like royalty as Abraham Lincoln Elementary School fifth-grader Thomas Smith brought a brownie t ...
    May 13, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Kinzler takes helm of Glen Ellyn Park District board

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Park District commissioner Jay Kinzler has once again been elected Board of Commissioners president.
    May 16, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • High school girls soccer: Glenbard South, Glenbard West, Wheaton North, Wheaton Warrenville South set for postseason play

    The road to girls soccer playoff glory ends in Naperville at North Central College, and teams from across the state soon will be starting their postse ...
    May 16, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • Glen Ellyn Jaycees to offer student scholarships

    GLEN ELLYN – For the last 42 years, the Glen Ellyn Jaycee Scholarship Committee has been offering local students the opportunity to receive a scholars ...
    May 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for May 12

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard South softball jumps on Fenton in conference game

    Mady Carli, Daniella Little and Kennedy Galuza each had two RBIs as Glenbard South’s softball team led Fenton 14-0 in a Metro Suburban West game May 9 ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Roskam discusses heroin crisis with DuPage County Heroin Task Force

    ELMHURST – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, held a round table meeting May 6 with DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and members of the DuPage ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • High school boys gymnastics: Glenbard West in hunt for state trophy

    GLEN ELLYN – Viktor Kovalishin is among several seniors who have contributed to Glenbard West’s boys gymnastics program’s recent run of state success.
    May 12, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to get feedback on task force recommendations through community survey

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 plans to find out what the community thinks about the recommendations from the district's Facilities Task F ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:02 pm
  • College of DuPage selects Bensenville mentorship program

    BENSENVILLE – College of DuPage’s Teacher Preparation Program recently designated Project CARE in Bensenville as its program of choice, and will launc ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • College of DuPage projecting $11M deficit in 2017 budget

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees is studying how to close a projected $11 million deficit in the college's fiscal year 2017 budget.
    May 12, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • Restoration of Lake Ellyn Boathouse winding down

    GLEN ELLYN – As restoration of the Lake Ellyn Boathouse in Glen Ellyn winds down, officials anticipate the $2.9 million project will end up slightly u ...
    May 11, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Free wood chips offered DuPage County residents

    WEST CHICAGO – People can pick up free wood chips from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14 at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Native Plant Nursery ...
    May 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board discusses filling vacancy after Elger's upcoming resignation

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education members on May 9 discussed the process for filling a vacancy in light of the pending res ...
    May 10, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • Make My Glen Ellyn part of your Facebook community

    As some of you might know, I grew up in Glen Ellyn. I attended Main Street Elementary School and Ha ...
    May 9, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Elger resigning from Glen Ellyn District 41 board to move to Utah

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 plans to start taking applications May 10 for a vacancy on the Board of Education following the pending res ...
    May 9, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Q&A: COD's new president talks about goals moving forward

    On July 1, retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Ann Rondeau will become the sixth president of the College of DuPage and face many challenges, including get ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Wheaton-Glen Ellyn AAUW holds book sale

    GLEN ELLYN – The annual book sale of the Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch of AAUW continues until 9 p.m. May 6 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 7 at the Glen El ...
    May 6, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Glen Ellyn musician doesn't let vision issues stop him

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Ron Iorio beamed with pride sitting behind his drum kit as he rehearsed the song "Born to be Wild" with his fellow Sc ...
    May 6, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • College of DuPage trustees approve contract with new college president

    Ann Rondeau officially has been hired as the college's first female president in its 49-year history.
    May 5, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Glen Ellyn family raises awareness of child abuse

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn family recently made it their mission to bring new awareness to the issue of child abuse.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Letter: Freedom of speech shouldn't be hate speech

    To the editor:In Charlie Hebdo’s recent satirical publication, “How Did we End Up Here?”, it attempt ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Former Glenbard West students reflect on roles in 'Lucas'

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glenbard West High School student Susan Stompanato smiled as she caught a brief glimpse of herself while watching the movie "Lucas ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • High school girls soccer: Glenbard South taking positive steps across program

    GLEN ELLYN – After overcoming a slow start that was spurred by a challenging nonconference schedule, Glenbard South’s girls soccer team has a lot to p ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:20 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: History a motivator in Glenbard West's tourney title

    LISLE – Paulie Bischoff and his Glenbard West boys volleyball teammates had all the motivation they needed in the championship match of the Benet tour ...
    May 4, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District mulls $5M referendum

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners is looking at the possibility of asking residents in fall 2016 or spring 2017 to appr ...
    May 5, 2016 - 6:52 am
  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Benefit at DuPage Airport to help Honor Flight Chicago soar

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage Veterans Foundation’s fifth annual fundraiser at DuPage Airport to benefit Honor Flight Chicago will unfold with fanfare fro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Larson: Adults must deliver consistent message opposing underage drinking

    Recently, Glenbard parent Doug Petit shared the heartbreaking story of his teenage son's death after attending an underage drinking party in the commu ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Starz' gala to help DuPage County seniors

    LOMBARD – The DuPage Senior Citizens Council’s fifth annual “Dancing with the Starz” benefit is heating up with celebrity dancers rehearsing their dan ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • College of DuPage board approves court order about Open Meetings Act violation

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on May 2 voted 4-3 to approve a court order admitting the board violated the Open Meetings Act when it acted i ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • College of DuPage chooses Ann Rondeau as next president

    Retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Ann Rondeau has been chosen as the College of DuPage's next president.
    May 3, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Athletes compete at WDSRA's Spring Track and Field Meet

    The Western DuPage Special Recreation Association hosted the annual Spring Track and Field Meet on April 17 at North Central College in Naperville.
    May 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Public Library presents exhibit on cable alternatives

    GLEN ELLYN – Those considering an alternative to their cable television subscription will be able to see and explore a number of options as part of a ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • College of DuPage alumnus Cooper picked by 49ers in NFL Draft

    College of DuPage alumnus Fahn Cooper was playing LEGOs with his cousin when he got the call on where he’d be playing next. On the other end of the li ...
    April 30, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • College of DuPage board to vote on court order regarding alleged Open Meetings Act violation

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees is set to vote May 2 on a court order admitting the board violated the Open Meetings Act when it acted in clos ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • College of DuPage board to choose next college president

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees is set to vote during a special board meeting May 2 to select one of three presidential finalists to serve as ...
    May 2, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • St. James the Apostle School students volunteer time for Day of Service

    GLEN ELLYN – St. James the Apostle School sixth-grade student MacKenzie Arnish saw the smiles on the residents at Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn as she br ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Ruling clears fired College of DuPage controller of any wrongdoing

    An administrative law judge for the Illinois Department of Employment Security has ruled fired College of DuPage controller Lynn Sapyta did not intent ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:01 am
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