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  • High school girls volleyball: Glenbard West, Glenbard South, Wheaton North hoping for postseason success

    The high school girls volleyball regular season is winding down and teams are about to start the postseason with the goal of reaching the state finals ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Larson: Challenging courses prepare teens for college, careers

    Equipping and preparing all students for their college and career experience is central to any high school's mission. Along with the student's grade-p ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Wheaton youngster donates hair to support grandfather's cancer battle

    WHEATON – Wheaton youngster Taylor Koenig loves her grandfather more than her hair.Her grandfather i ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Court orders Glen Ellyn School District 41 to turn over emails

    GLEN ELLYN – A DuPage County judge has ordered that Glen Ellyn School District 41 turn over emails sought by Glen Ellyn resident Jeff Cooper in a Free ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Glen Ellyn chamber event to showcase local fashions

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Winter Showcase Fashion Show on Oct. 23 will put the spotlight on 14 Glen Ellyn boutiques while raisin ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 10-16

    Hillary Clinton and womenSpare us the hysterics about Mr. [Donald] Trump’s self-described “locker ro ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Katelynne Hart, Lindsey Payne a dynamic duo for Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West freshman cross country standout Katelynne Hart felt the magnitude of her first West Suburban Silver meet Oct. 15 at Lyons T ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Oct. 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • High school football: Fitter Luke Anthony helps Wheaton North keep postseason hopes alive, Glenbard West wins again

    WHEATON – For Wheaton North senior Luke Anthony, less is more this football season.The third-year st ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 6:51 pm
  • Glen Ellyn History Center to host Civil War book sale, presentation

    GLEN ELLYN – The Salt Creek Civil War Roundtable Book Sale and special program featuring the music of the 1850s and 1860s will be Oct. 21 at the Glen ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • High school golf: Everything 'great' about state title for Wheaton Warrenville South girls

    WHEATON – That Wheaton Warrenville South’s girls golf team captured the Class 2A state title Oct. 15 is exciting in its own right.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 1:29 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Boy Scout creates reading garden at library

    GLEN ELLYN – Troop 41 Boy Scout Evan Schmitt volunteered his time this summer to create a reading garden at the Glen Ellyn Public Library as his Eagle ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Glen Ellyn author teams up with students for art exhibit based on work

    GLEN ELLYN – Bob Raczka never gets tired of the rock star treatment.Author of 26 children's books, t ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • OMG! Cafe aims to nourish Wheaton residents

    WHEATON – The first thing that people might notice when they walk into OMG! Cafe is the message emblazoned below the restaurant’s name: “nourish the c ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • New Metra BNSF schedule starts

    The BNSF Railway is now operating under a new schedule to better reflect actual operating conditions and to minimize customer wait times, according to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: Sen. Tom Cullerton assists in fight against autoimmune disorder

    To the editor:I am the parent of a child with a misunderstood autoimmune disorder that impacts both ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:02 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 3-9

    Haunted house too noisyIt’s that time of year again, Halloween, and we live in Cicero. It’s wonderfu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • High school boys soccer: Glenbard South, Glenbard West, Wheaton North, Wheaton Warrenville South set for playoffs

    The goal for any Class 2A or 3A boys soccer team is to reach the state final Nov. 5, but the road to get there is long and arduous. Here’s the postsea ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • 5 things do do this weekend in DuPage County, Cook County

    GLASS PUMPKIN PATCHWhere: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, LisleWhen: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Rep. Peter Roskam will again miss League of Women Voters candidate forum

    Longtime U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam will likely miss another local League of Women Voters candidate forum, but he says he's looking forward "to continuing ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • McKee Preservation Group collects nearly 1,000 names on petition to save historic house

    GLEN ELLYN – A group dedicated to preserving the McKee House in the Churchill Woods Forest Preserve near Glen Ellyn has gathered nearly 1,000 signatur ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • Glen Ellyn Food Pantry increases reach thanks to expansion project

    GLEN ELLYN – Thanks to a recent expansion project, the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry will be able to make sure more people don't go hungry.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Oct. 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • League of Women Voters to hold candidate forum Oct. 16

    Local voters may get their only chance to see Republican and Democratic candidates in the same room before election day at the League of Women Voters' ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • High school golf: Wheaton Warrenville South boys, girls lock up state tourney spots

    BRISTOL – The drought is over for Cooper Kohout, Connor Dale and Wheaton Warrenville South’s boys golf team.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 6:59 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West responds in big way against OPRF

    GLEN ELLYN – Facing injuries and a two-game losing steak, Glenbard West football head coach Chad Hetlet talked about the need for players to step up.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 3:59 pm
  • Pumpkin Flotilla Fest

    Wearing a costume, going trick-or-treating, watching scary movies, and bobbing for apples and playing games at festive parties are some of the many gr ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Letter: 'Women Empowering Women' a worthwhile event

    To the editor: On Sept. 7, I had the pleasure of attending the “Women Empowering Women” event hosted ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Lawsuit filed by 3 College of DuPage trustees dismissed

    A lawsuit filed by College of DuPage trustees Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak against three of the college's law firms in an attempt to o ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • St. Petronille students remove invasive plants from Churchill Park

    GLEN ELLYN – St. Petronille Catholic School students help remove harmful, invasive plants the week of Sept. 26 from Churchill Park in Glen Ellyn.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 2:15 pm
  • College of DuPage board approves settlement in federal lawsuit

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on Oct. 7 voted to pay a $60,000 settlement to a former COD employee who had filed a federal lawsuit against t ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:54 am
  • Award-winning author, illustrator talks to Glen Crest students

    GLEN ELLYN – Ben Hatke has captured the imaginations of children across the country with his words and illustrations.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • 1985 Chicago Bear Super Bowl champs visit College of DuPage

    Former Chicago Bears players who played on the 1985 Super Bowl championship team visited the College of DuPage on Sept. 30 as part of the college's ho ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Glenbard West cross country runner Lindsey Payne is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Lisa Cleaver

    Lindsey PayneGlenbard WestCross countryJuniorWhat she did: Payne won her flight at the Wheaton North ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 3:32 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

    Need more office space?I was wondering if the village is going ahead with building a new Village Hal ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Oct. 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Danada Fall Festival returns Oct. 9 to Wheaton

    WHEATON – The Danada Equestrian Center will again hold its Danada Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 9, according to a news release from the Fo ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • High school boys soccer: St. Francis making strides after struggles

    WHEATON – Soccer coaches always preach to their players about competing for a full 80 minutes.St. Fr ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Second straight loss no concern for Glenbard West

    HINSDALE – Glenbard West’s football team reached uncharted territory after a 31-30 overtime loss against Hinsdale Central on Oct. 1.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 7:58 pm
  • Cantigny Fall Festival promises seasonal fun

    WHEATON – As the leaves of Cantigny Park turn from green to a variety of fall hues, the park opens its doors to thousands of visitors for its annual F ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:39 am
  • Federal judge nixes Election Day polling place voter registration in Illinois

    A federal judge has decided there will be no polling-place registration this Election Day, ruling that a state law allowing it is unconstitutional.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Composer Stephen Schwartz talks about 'Wicked,' storytelling

    "Wicked" composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz was as surprised as anyone when in February, the musical surpassed "Rent" to become the 10th longest-r ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:41 am
  • Ex-Glen Ellyn trustee running for village president

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glen Ellyn trustee Diane McGinley has announced she is running for village president.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Glen Ellyn World War II veteran takes Honor Flight

    GLEN ELLYN – World War II veteran Jim Kincaid was surprised at the number of people who wanted to shake his hand during his Sept. 7 trip to visit the ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 7:59 am
  • High school football: Glenbard South tops Wheaton Academy, stays on track in conference

    GLEN ELLYN – Games against IC Catholic and Riverside Brookfield await Glenbard South's football team.
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce to host golf outing

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Community Golf Outing on Oct. 3 at the Bloomingdale Golf Club in Bloomingdale.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Historical Society's Tavern Day celebrates pioneer lifestyle

    GLEN ELLYN – The pioneering life was on display Sept. 25 at the Glen Ellyn Historical Society's Tavern Day at Stacy's Tavern Museum in Glen Ellyn.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Letter: Truth in politics is imperative

    To the editor:Truth is important. It is most important in our politics, believe it or not. This may ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 19-25, 2016

    Jobs are out thereIn regard to the job market, almost every day I walk past local businesses that ar ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • Glen Ellyn Hops for Hunger to benefit families in need of food assistance

    GLEN ELLYN – This year, The GardenWorks Project planted 56 gardens in DuPage County to benefit those families who are both in need of food assistance ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • White House honors Glenbard District 87 for efforts to close AP enrollment gap

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard Township High School District 87 was recognized Sept. 21 by the White House and U.S. Department of Education for its commitment ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glenbard West tennis player Sienna Lopez is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Litsa Lekatsos

    Sienna LopezGlenbard WestTennisFreshmanWhat she did: Lopez earned three wins at No. 1 singles to hel ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 3:34 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Sept. 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Audit makes 19 recommendations to College of DuPage

    College of DuPage officials said they are committed to addressing the concerns brought forth in an audit conducted by the Illinois Auditor General.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Glen Ellyn armed robberies offer reminder for residents to be aware of surroundings

    GLEN ELLYN – In light of two armed robberies in Glen Ellyn in the last month – including one that occurred at the College of DuPage – students and res ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to survey residents about facility improvements

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 plans to survey residents to find out what kind of facility improvements they would like to see.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Glen Ellyn police investigating several residential burglaries

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department is investigating several residential burglaries that have occurred recently throughout the village.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • Bussey: Glen Ellyn Public Library invites residents to make their voices heard

    What do you want for our community? What issues do we have in our community? What aspirations do you have for our community? How do we make these thin ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • High school football: Lyons Township holds off Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – Lyons defensive end Mickey Brown saw the ball coming and couldn’t believe he had caught it.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • High school football: Glenbard South works quickly in win against Fenton

    BENSENVILLE – A hot start in the first half propelled Glenbard South's football team to a 41-7 win against Fenton in a Metro Suburban Blue game on Sep ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 10:28 am
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