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  • 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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
  • Glen Ellyn police, FBI investigating robbery at US Bank on Roosevelt Road

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department and FBI are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the U.S. Bank at 736 Roo ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Tavern Day to showcase history of Stacy's Tavern in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Historical Society Board of Directors President Suzanne Carty wants people to envision what life was like in 1846, the year St ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man charged with vehicle burglary

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man has been charged following recent car burglaries in the village.Jonath ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Bond set at $3.5 million for third suspect charged in Glen Ellyn kidnapping case

    GLEN ELLYN – Bond has been set at $3.5 million for the third suspect charged in the kidnapping and armed robbery of a 21-year-old Wheaton College stud ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Sept. 22

    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. 22, 2016 - 2:09 pm
  • Autism advocate Temple Grandin visits Glenbard East High School

    LOMBARD – Temple Grandin knows firsthand the challenges those diagnosed with autism face.But Grandin ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 9:47 am
  • High school boys soccer: Chemistry key to Glenbard South's success

    GLEN ELLYN – Senior midfielder Matthew Waters has a simple theory as to why Glenbard South soccer already has surpassed its win total from 2015.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • High school football: Adam Haushahn, Talha Ayman go two ways to lift Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard South junior Adam Haushahn played for the first time this football season Sept. 16.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 6:02 pm
  • District 89 seeks input to help update website

    GLEN ELLYN – Community Consolidated School District 89 is asking students, staff and community members to take a quick survey that will help shape the ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West impresses in home debut

    GLEN ELLYN – Ryan Diver is far from the only impact running back for Glenbard West’s football team.I ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Glenbard West senior designs T-shirt for Boosters organization

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West High School senior Jacob Johanson smiles when he sees someone wearing the Glenbard West T-shirt he designed.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • League of Women Voters groups join forces to press candidates into forum participation

    Members of the League of Women Voters in DuPage, McHenry and Kane counties are uniting to assemble local politicians for a public forum before the Nov ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Glenbard Parent Series to welcome Temple Grandin

    The Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present Temple Grandin in "Different Not Less/Different Kinds of Minds: the Autistic Brai ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West finds its footing, breezes by Downers Grove North

    GLEN ELLYN – Ryan Diver admitted it took some time for Glenbard West's offense to find its rhythm this season before it got on track.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • High school football: Big fourth quarter lifts Glenbard South vs. Ridgewood

    GLEN ELLYN – The final score a 49-27 in favor of Glenbard South's football when it hosted Ridgewood on Sept. 16, but the tame was much closer than tha ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Community tours new Glenbard West addition

    GLEN ELLYN – Visitors on Sept. 8 toured the new classroom addition at Glenbard West High School, which features two rooftop gardens.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • St. Petronille Catholic School students plant garden to help others

    GLEN ELLYN – St. Petronille Catholic School seventh-grader Megan Pihlstrom was pleased to see the tomatoes and cucumbers she helped plant a few months ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • FBI investigating armed robbery at bank near Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – The FBI is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sept. 15 at Parkway Bank, 22W555 Butterfield Road near Glen Ellyn.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Juvenile charged with arson following Glen Ellyn fire

    GLEN ELLYN – A juvenile has been charged with arson following a fire Sept. 15 that left a multi-unit building in the 400 block of Ramblewood Drive uni ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • 2 suspects sought in College of DuPage armed robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – Two suspects are being sought in a Sept. 12 armed robbery at the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ offers good eats for good cause

    GLEN ELLYN – Community members gathered Sept. 10 for the eighth annual Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ.Proce ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Actor-author Jason Segel talks to Hadley Junior High School students

    GLEN ELLYN – As Hadley Junior High School students learned, actor and children's book author Jason Segel was a shy kid growing up.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 7:44 pm
  • League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn to host community meeting

    GLEN ELLYN – The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn will host a community meeting at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane St ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • DuPage County Sheriff's Office investigating incident at Parkway Bank near Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – The DuPage County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident at Parkway Bank, 22W555 Butterfield Road near Glen Ellyn.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Glenbard West cross country runner Katelynne Hart is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Jenny LaPointe

    Katelynne HartGlenbard WestCross countryFreshmanWhat she did: After a strong showing against a solid ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Valle: York Township here to serve residents

    Township government is the oldest form of government in our country; yet it is probably the one people are most unfamiliar with.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Wheaton Warrenville South boys take title at Wauconda cross country invite

    A quartet of top-20 finishes powered Wheaton Warrenville South’s boys cross country team to the title at the Wauconda invite Sept. 10.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 1:23 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Sept. 15

    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. 15, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Service to remember ex-state Rep., teacher Vincent Persico

    GLEN ELLYN – A Celebration of Life service for longtime Glen Ellyn School District 41 teacher and former Illinois state Rep. Vincent Persico will be f ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • High school football: Passing game powers Glenbard West to win against York

    ELMHURST – Alex Pihlstrom knows his primary role for Glenbard West’s football team – a 6-foot-6, 220-pound force for another potent rushing attack.
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • Glen Ellyn to replace downtown lights

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn will be replacing its downtown lights with more energy-efficient ones.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • DuPage County Chairman Cronin proposes flat property taxes, $10.6M in reductions in 2017-18 budget

    WHEATON – Despite what he called a "disgraceful lag" on payments from the state and a second year without a budget in Springfield, DuPage County Board ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • Larson: High school parenting is gardening, not carpentry

    Effective parenting takes courage, wisdom and lots of prayers! This is particularly true for parents of high school students. Instead of thinking of p ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Dawn Smith takes reins at Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce

    GLEN ELLYN – New Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Dawn Smith hopes to make the chamber even more of a resource for area businesses.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • DuPage County Election Commission offering special assistance with voter registration

    Voters who are elderly or handicapped can receive special assistance in voter registration, according to a news release from the DuPage County Electio ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • High school football: Glenbard South falls against Aurora Central Catholic

    AURORA – Jack Crouch had a touchdown run and a TD pass to Bryan Maroney for Glenbard South's football team, but it wasn't enough in the Raiders' 27-13 ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 1:59 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West wins conference opener against York

    ELMHURST – Glenbard West senior quarterback Cole Brady passed for three touchdowns and 225 yards as the Hilltoppers defeated York 42-7 in the West Sub ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • Bombay Joe's opening in former Bistro Monet in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Those who happen to be in downtown Glen Ellyn on Sept. 10 will be able to sample some of the fare at the new Bombay Joe's Gastropub, whic ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 9:48 am
  • Letter: Roskam not elected to schedule tours

    To the editor:In my mail recently was a glossy flier, paid for by us taxpayers, from my U.S. congres ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Glen Ellyn author to present a romp through village's history

    GLEN ELLYN – In the 182 years since the founding of Glen Ellyn in 1834, the village has amassed plenty of history.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 2:31 pm
  • Glenbard South graduate helps homeless through music

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard South High School graduate and musician Chris Leamy is using his music to help the homeless get back on their feet.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board members upset with continuing bus problems

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education members are voicing frustrations that three weeks after the school year started, buses a ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 9:19 pm
  • DuPage Election Commission seeks election judges

    The DuPage Election Commission continues to seek election judges for the Nov. 8 election, according to a news release from the county.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Glenbard South football player Jack Crouch is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Lisa Cleaver

    Jack CrouchGlenbard SouthFootballSeniorWhat he did: Crouch had a hand in all four of the Raiders’ to ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Sept. 8

    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. 8, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Second suspect charged in Wheaton College student kidnapping, armed robbery

    A second suspect has been charged in the kidnapping and armed robbery of a 21-year-old Wheaton College student.
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • High school sports: Glenbard West looking for more offense heading into conference

    ---Week 3 matchupGlenbard West at YorkWhat: West Suburban Silver footballWhen: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9Wher ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to look at improving special education programs

    GLEN ELLYN – A firm will do an audit of Glen Ellyn School District 41's special education programs to determine how they can be improved.
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 89 launches Facebook, YouTube accounts

    After successfully launching a Twitter account in 2015, Community Consolidated School District 89 has added Facebook and YouTube accounts to provide m ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn playhouses to be raffled off for charity

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Junior Woman’s Club and the Lukins McCollum Team are teaming up with two builders – Oakley Home Builders Inc. and Patrick ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • High school cross country: Glenbard West girls win invite title, Wheaton Warrenville South boys and girls lay foundation

    HINSDALE – In many ways, Glenbard West junior Lindsey Payne was happier about her smaller cross country margin of victory at the Hornet-Red Devil Invi ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Letter: Term limits essential to preventing corruption

    To the editor:There’s no doubt people are frustrated, scared, irritated and generally divided over p ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • High school football: Glenbard South gets past Glenbard East

    GLEN ELLYN – After a narrow loss against Addison Trail to start the season on Aug. 26, Glenbard South's football team was on the other end of things a ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West tops Hinsdale South in defensive battle

    DARIEN – Defending football state champion Glenbard West improved to 2-0, but it was far from easy.L ...
    Sept. 3, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Bond set at $3M for suspect in Wheaton College student kidnapping, armed robbery

    WHEATON – One man is in custody while two more are wanted in the kidnapping and armed robbery of a 21-year-old Wheaton College student.
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • Police seek evidence of murder suspect's flight through DuPage

    Police are seeking information about a car that is suspected to have traveled through northern DuPage County on the night of Sunday, Aug. 14, sometime ...
    Sept. 6, 2016 - 2:09 pm
  • Glen Ellyn residents feel at home at Camp Quality

    GLEN ELLYN – For one week in August, Glen Ellyn resident Ashley Woltman, 13, was able to swim, play paintball and just enjoy being a kid without worry ...
    Sept. 4, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Sept. 1

    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. 1, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • St. James the Apostle Catholic School in Glen Ellyn celebrates 50th anniversary

    GLEN ELLYN – As a first-grade teacher and assistant principal at St. James the Apostle Catholic School in Glen Ellyn, Maureen Garvey wants to make sur ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • High school boys soccer: Glenbard South, Glenbard West, Wheaton North, Wheaton Warrenville South setting up for success

    The boys soccer season is in its early stages, and teams across the state are searching for trips to the state finals in late October (Class 1A) and e ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 10:08 am
  • Olympians Kelsey Robinson, John Vande Velde return to St. Francis High School

    WHEATON – St. Francis High School sophomore and varsity volleyball player Ashley Zulauf is inspired by the competitive spirit of 2010 St. Francis grad ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • High school football: Jackson Gray kick returns turns tide as Wheaton North tops Wheaton Warrenville South

    WHEATON – At first, Jackson Gray was in disbelief when Wheaton North’s football coaches approached him about returning kickoffs.
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 5:27 pm
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