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  • Glen Ellyn nonprofit donates 25,000 blankets to animal shelters

    GLEN ELLYN – Comfort for Critters has reached its goal of delivering 25,000 handmade blankets to animal shelters.
    March 28, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Local religious leaders gather in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Area religious leaders come together March 11 at the First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn to discuss their contributions to the comm ...
    March 28, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Letter: Resident offers D-41 endorsements

    To the Editor:I am writing as a parent of four children who are affected every day by the actions of ...
    March 27, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for March 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 ...
    March 27, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Dwindling monarch butterfly population inspires Glen Ellyn kids to take action

    GLEN ELLYN – Where have all the monarch butterflies gone?That's the question many Glen Ellyn student ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • Glen Ellyn college student remains in coma after return from Rome

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn college student who was seriously injured Jan. 14 in Rome remains in a coma after returning home Friday. 
    March 26, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • 40 years of neighborly care: People's Resource Center celebrates decades of service

    There are no simple, one-size-fits-all solutions to poverty.Food assistance, clothing, rent assistan ...
    March 26, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Glenbard South, West kick off girls soccer season

    Glenbard South Raiders Coach: Glen Eggert Conference: Metro Suburban Last year’s record: 13-7-2 (6-0 ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • College of DuPage candidates talk transparency, future goals at forum

    GLEN ELLYN – The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn hosted a forum Tuesday at Glenbard South High School for all candidates running for the College ...
    March 27, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Formento: Spectacular music headlines chamber's Taste of Glen Ellyn

    Spring is on the way and with it comes the many community events the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce will feature this year.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard South girls, boys track teams win indoor conference title

    The Glenbard South girls track team ran away with the Metro Suburban conference indoor title, scoring 138 points to secure first place March 20.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • District 87 talks athletic code revisions after Glenbard West drinking suspension controversy

    GLEN ELLYN – More than 50 students, parents and community members packed Glenbard Township High School District 87's administration center March 18 to ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • DuPage Clerk: Tax rate increases low, home values stabilizing

    Though housing values dropped for the sixth consecutive year and property taxes ticked up across the county in 2014, DuPage seems to be emerging from ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Glenbard Hockey Club captures state championship

    CHICAGO – The headlines resonating from the Illinois high school hockey scene have long been dominated by the likes of New Trier and Loyola.
    March 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • College of DuPage remains indecisive on audit

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees took no action Thursday related to funding a state audit.
    March 23, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Glenbard West teachers, students shave heads for cancer research

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West High School hosted a St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser March 16 to raise money for childhood cancer research.
    March 23, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Glenbard Hockey Club wins quarterfinal: 9 photos

    The Glenbard Hockey Club wins their quarterfinal game with the Kings, 6-3, on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at The Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville.
    March 23, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Early voting is open – meet all the local candidates

    March 22, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Snow to return to west suburbs for Monday commute

    Snow is anticipated in the west suburbs early Monday and through the morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.
    March 23, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Glen Ellyn residents participate in 'Mary Poppins'

    Glen Ellyn residents Luke Lanham (from left), Jonah Ladesic, Lexi Lanham, Grant Mason, Mitch Brunner and Anders Gustafson gather March 6 after a produ ...
    March 21, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for March 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 ...
    March 20, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • College of DuPage hires $250 per hour public relations firm

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on Thursday approved hiring a Chicago-based public relations firm to help disseminate information ...
    March 20, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Admirals host sled hockey fundraiser in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – The Admirals Hockey Club hosted an exhibition game Saturday to raise money for hockey players with disabilities, going up against sled ho ...
    March 19, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • State's grant freeze leaves Glen Ellyn projects in doubt

    GLEN ELLYN – A temporary freeze on state grants for park development has put two local park districts in a tough spot.
    March 19, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • DuPage County Board member Eckhoff charged with DUI

    WHEATON – Longtime DuPage County Board member and Wheaton resident Grant Eckhoff was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol earlier this ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District candidates address budget concerns, grants at forum

    GLEN ELLYN – The five candidates seeking a spot on the Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners took part in a forum Saturday.
    March 18, 2015 - 5:42 pm
  • Area products take part in NCAA basketball tournaments

    The NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments bring some of the best young athletes to the national stage. This year's tournaments have plenty of ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • DuPage County Board approves flood plan

    The DuPage County Board voted to accept the East Branch DuPage River Watershed Resiliency Plan at its meeting March 10.
    March 18, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • Cervantes: Spring brings future brides, Wedding Walk to Glen Ellyn

    Spring is such a time of renewal. The anticipation of better weather, fresh foliage and summer dreams bring many hopes of fun futures to come. Being i ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • 2014-15 Central DuPage All Area Boys Basketball Team

    The high school basketball season will wrap up with state title games in Class 3A and 4A on Saturday, so now is the perfect time to honor the best pla ...
    March 18, 2015 - 10:47 am
  • Glenbard Hockey Club to play for Blackhawk Cup

    For the second consecutive year, and third time in the past four seasons, the Glenbard Hockey Club has advanced to the finals of the Blackhawks Cup in ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Glen Ellyn eyes better deal for electricity

    GLEN ELLYN – The Village Board will consider opting out of its electric aggregation program in May.T ...
    March 17, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Candidates address school day length, AP classes in D-87 forum

    GLEN ELLYN – Budget concerns and classroom initiatives were the focus of a candidate forum Saturday for candidates of the Glenbard Township High Schoo ...
    March 19, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard West gymnastics takes first at D-87 meet

    With a score of 129.8, Glenbard West captured first place at the Distract 87 boys gymnastics meet hosted by Glenbard South High School.
    March 17, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • District 41 offers martial arts demo at Safety Fair

    GLEN ELLYN – Yong In USA Martial Arts of Glen Ellyn conducts a demonstration March 7 at the District 41 PTA Council Safety Fair at Hadley Junior High ...
    March 15, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 candidates talk problem-based learning, consolidation at forum

    GLEN ELLYN – The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn hosted a forum Saturday at the Civic Center for candidates running for the Glen Ellyn School Dis ...
    March 14, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Glenbard South grad a Navy diver in Japan

    GLEN ELLYN – U.S. Navy Diver 2nd Class Paul Orbegoso, a Glenbard South graduate from Glen Ellyn assigned to a ship repair facility in Yokosuka, Japan ...
    March 14, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Letter: Hold Roskam accountable on homeland security

    To the Editor:Attention residents of Illinois’ 6th Congressional District: Wake up! On March 3, your ...
    March 13, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for March 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 ...
    March 13, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • College of DuPage chairwoman suggests banning alcohol reimbursements

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage Board of Trustees Chairwoman Erin Birt has suggested a policy to ban college officials from expensing alcohol, and has ...
    March 13, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Four Glen Ellyn area teens honored with Eagle Scout awards

    GLEN ELLYN – In Boy Scouts, it is estimated that only 4 percent of all Scouts will reach the organization's highest rank of Eagle Scout. But Glen Elly ...
    March 12, 2015 - 8:54 pm
  • Illinois Tollway looks to speed up suburban highways

    The Illinois Tollway is moving closer to increasing the speed limit on several area tollways from 55 to 60 mph, according to an Illinois Tollway news ...
    March 14, 2015 - 7:33 am
  • Our view: Drumbeat of bad news vindicates COD faculty

    When a union can’t see eye to eye with the leadership of the organization that employs its members, there could be any number of factors at play. Some ...
    March 12, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Central DuPage All-Area MVP: Bauman stands tall for Glenbard South

    During her first game in a Glenbard South uniform as a freshman, Sydney Bauman got a rude introduction to the varsity level after a Batavia opponent s ...
    March 12, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Central DuPage All-Area girls basketball team

    After Saturday’s state finals, the girls high school basketball season is officially in the books. Now is the perfect time to honor the best players f ...
    March 12, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Letter: Residents should inquire about Giesche proposal

    To the Editor:I suggest all residents to attend the next board meeting regarding the Opus developmen ...
    March 11, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Rasins, Chicks 'n Salsa honored at annual Glen Ellyn Chamber awards ceremony

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce has named its Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year as part of its annual Community Awards Brea ...
    March 11, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn selects engineer for first phase of pedestrian underpass reconstruction

    GLEN ELLYN – The village board has approved an engineering firm to help with designs for an upgraded pedestrian railroad underpass at Taylor Avenue.
    March 10, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • District 41 to extend contract with teacher's union, add 35 minutes to elementary school day

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education unanimously voted Monday to extend its contract with the Glen Ellyn Education Associ ...
    March 10, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Legislators await COD response on audit request

    GLEN ELLYN – Legislators are waiting for the College of DuPage to prove its commitment to a state audit of the school's finances.
    March 12, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Prep roundup: Graham already a champion for GW track

    Competing at the 20th Annual Lady Panther Indoor T&F Invitational on Saturday, the Glenbard West girls track team came in sixth place with 58 points.
    March 10, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • ACC sinks Raiders in regional final

    AURORA – Defeating a team three times in a single season is always a tough task.Glenbard South found ...
    March 10, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Chicago Blitz football team to host open house Thursday

    VILLA PARK – Fans can get an up close look at the area's very own football team when the Chicago Blitz hosts its Meet the Blitz Open House.
    March 10, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Rauner's budget causes concern as child poverty levels in DuPage County rise (with video)

    Area nonprofits are closely watching the governor’s office and state legislature as they could face big cuts in state funding despite DuPage County’s ...
    March 15, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to focus on teen emotions

    The Glenbard Parent Series will host a presentation on teen emotions, Glenbard Township High School District 87 announced in a news release.
    March 9, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Local lawmakers decline to take state pension

    Four years ago, state Rep. Tom Morrison walked into a state office and announced he didn’t want a pension.
    March 9, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Active Senior Expo to be held Wednesday

    GLEN ELLYN – The Active Senior Expo will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Abbington Banquets, 3S002 Route 53, according to an event news release.
    March 8, 2015 - 4:25 pm
  • Benet girls bring home first basketball state tite

    NORMAL – The finale was fitting for Benet's girls basketball team. The Redwings had steamrolled over ...
    March 11, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Area skater takes gold at Special Olympics championships

    Chloe Young (left), a sophomore at Glenbard North High School, celebrates with her coach, Beth Wassell, after winning a gold medal Feb. 20 at the 2015 ...
    March 7, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • District 41 to host safety fair

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 will host a safety fair Saturday at Hadley Junior High School, 240 Hawthorne Blvd., the district announced ...
    March 6, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Police reports: Glen Ellyn for March 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    March 6, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • District 41 announces registration dates

    GLEN ELLYN – District 41 registration for returning students began Monday, the district announced in a news release.
    March 5, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Letter: Resident offers District 41 endorsement

    To the Editor:District 41 in Glen Ellyn has undergone significant changes, and taken significant ini ...
    March 5, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Glen Ellyn library hosts hands-on technology fair (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Public Library was bustling with excitement Saturday during the second annual STEAM Fair.
    March 5, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Local athletes making an impact for collegiate programs

    In her final season on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis women’s basketball team, Nevena Markovic is second on the Jaguars with he ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Glenbard District 87 approves $2M in facility upgrades

    The Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education has voted to approve improvement projects at the high schools not to exceed $2.3 mill ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn votes on vendor regulations

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Village Board has approved new regulations for vendor carts downtown.Tru ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:26 pm
  • From gloom to bloom: Floral Symphony brightens up the end of winter in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Who cares what the calendar says? Spring was in full bloom Tuesday during the annual Floral Symphony at Glenbard South High School.
    March 4, 2015 - 7:22 pm
  • Late run ruins Hilltoppers' upset bid in regional semis (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – An unfortunate theme for Glenbard West this year has been an inability to close out games against good teams.
    March 4, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Police seeking 3 men in connection with Glen Ellyn burglary

    GLEN ELLYN – Law enforcement is investigating a burglary that took place Monday, the Glen Ellyn Police Department announced in a news release.
    March 5, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • York and Benet advance to set up regional final meeting

    GLEN ELLYN – After winning regional titles each of the past two seasons, York senior Luke Libert isn't ready to see the Dukes' streak end.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Glen Ellyn approves $2.5M in road repairs

    GLEN ELLYN – The village has approved spending $2.5 million on major road repairs on the north side of town.
    March 5, 2015 - 8:20 pm
  • Glenbard West football loses Sigmund to Elk Grove

    Jeremy Cordell isn’t the only local high school football coach to leave Glen Ellyn.A couple months a ...
    March 3, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Glenbard South boys basketball reaches regional semis

    The Glenbard South boys basketball team had little trouble in its playoff opener, defeating the host Titans 63-28 at the Illinois Math and Science Aca ...
    March 3, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • District 41 to host community engagement events

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 will host two community engagement opportunities this week, the district announced in a news release.
    March 2, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Wheaton-Glen Ellyn women's group to host PTSD talk

    The Wheaton-Glen Ellyn American Association of University Women Branch will host a presentation on post-traumatic stress disorder, the group announced ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • County seeks funds for East Branch DuPage River flood plan

    DuPage County Stormwater Management hopes to receive federal grant money at the end of this year to fund projects designed to mitigate flooding in the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Police reports: Glen Ellyn for Feb. 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 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Glenbard South, Glenbard West prepare for playoff push

    The road to the state finals for 3A and 4A boys basketball teams starts with regional tournament games beginning Monday. Here's the outlook for Glenba ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • COD Faculty Association: "Bad relationship" with Breuder led to no confidence vote

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Faculty Association has released details about its September vote on no confidence in college President Robert Breu ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:31 pm
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