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  • College of DuPage to hold special meeting on President Breuder's retirement contract

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday night to further address President Robert Breuder's retirem ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Clarendon Hills Park District employee wins Park Professional of the Year

    CLARENDON HILLS – Clarendon Hills Park District Landscape Specialist Keith Woodke is the most recently named Park Professional of the Year by the Midw ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Suburbs brace for possible 4 inches of snow

    Two to four inches of snow may come to the Chicago area by Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Radio controlled airplanes move indoors for winter: 6 photos

    Several area radio controlled airplane flying clubs take their hobby indoors for the winter flying at The Max in McCook on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:50 am
  • Three-point play seals boys basketball win for Hinsdale Central against York (video)

    ELMHURST – Sometimes it's how you start and sometimes it's how you finish. It was both for Hinsdale ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Clarendon Hills Scouts visit Suburban Life newsroom

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Troop of Junior Girl Scouts from Clarendon Hills visited the Suburban Life Media newsroom Friday in Downers Grove to learn about how ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • Robert Crown Center to host open house for National Drug Facts Week

    HINSDALE – The Robert Crown Center for Health Education, 21 Salt Creek Lane, will host a series of events as part of an open house for parents and tee ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • Indian Prairie Public Library adds hoopla digital to offerings

    DARIEN – The Indian Prairie Public Library, 401 Plainfield Road, announced Jan. 14 that it is now offering music, movies, television shows and audiobo ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale, Darien and Burr Ridge Jan. 23

    HINSDALEAttempted burglaryAn attempted burglary was reported to police that occurred between 5 p.m. ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Hinsdale South baseball coach Hoel gets Hall call

    DARIEN – Paul Hoel usually doesn’t write down his speeches. That will change on Saturday for Hinsdale South’s baseball coach.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • College of DuPage President Breuder to retire in 2016, receive $760,000

    GLEN ELLYN – College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has announced he will retire, effective March 31, 2016.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Hinsdale South junior Barret Benson excels with college coaches watching

    DARIEN – Barret Benson is being courted by several big time college basketball programs, and why not?
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale South duo to sectional bowling

    Both Oscar Valladares and Jimmy Ashmore kept their bowling seasons alive Saturday. The Hinsdale Sout ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Report: College of DuPage trustees to vote on buyout for Breuder

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees intends to vote tonight on a buyout package for President Robert Breuder after months of controve ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • Practice makes perfect for Red Devils

    DOWNERS GROVE – Playing two games in 18 hours clearly didn’t fatigue Hinsdale Central’s boys basketball team.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Hinsdale South girls basketball squad hangs hat on comeback effort

    DOWNERS GROVE – It would have been easy for Sydney Kopp, Gennifer Simpson and the rest of Hinsdale South’s girls basketball team to go in the tank.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Josh King works quickly to find wrestling success (with video)

    DARIEN – Josh King made short work of his Wheeling opponent during a wrestling quad meet Saturday, winning by fall less than a minute into the match.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Controversial call sinks Sentinels in rivalry game against Lisle

    LISLE – For better or worse, referees often opt to keep the whistles in their pocket during crunch time.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Hinsdale business man pleads not guilty to murder charges

    The Hinsdale business man accused of fatally shooting 37-year-old Nate Fox on Dec. 22 in Bloomingdale has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degre ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Pizza Wars returns to Downers Grove South: 5 photos

    District 99 Education Foundation holds a Pizza War competition fundraiser featuring local pizza makers on Thursday, Jan 15, 2015.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Downers Grove North plays in Winter Classic: 6 photos

    Downers Grove North plays Andrew at home in the DuPage Medical Group Downers North Winter Classic on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:07 am
  • Community House of Hinsdale to host Band Together benefit

    HINSDALE – Get ready to rock out in February.The Community House of Hinsdale, a local nonprofit that ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Hinsdale Junior Women's Club to host benefit Feb. 7

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Junior Woman’s Club is headed into it final weeks before their annual benefit gala, according to a news release.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • Willowbrook man wins Be a Loser contest

    BURR RIDGE – On Christmas, Nadar Najjar got a phone call that he hope will lead to a whole new life.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Strong start lifts Downers Grove North girls basketball against Hinsdale South (with videos)

    DOWNERS GROVE – Peyton Winters started off her senior night game with six points in the first quarter.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Rakocevic's game-winning free throws cap off wild finish

    OAK PARK – Nick Rakocevic had a big play go against him late in the game that almost cost St. Joseph the game, but the big man made up for it in a big ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Woodridge Dental in Darien welcomes son to practice

    WOODRIDGE – Continuing a tradition, Dr. Patrick Fleming recently welcomed his son to his Darien-based dental practice, according to a news release.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Hinsdale police announce holiday enforcement results , alert drivers ahead of Super Bowl

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department released the results of its holiday drunken driving crackdown on Monday.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:29 pm
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale and Burr Ridge for Jan. 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Brookfield Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a cri ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:28 pm
  • District 86 approves two advisory referendums to appear on April ballot

    HINSDALE – The District 86 Board of Education approved two advisory referendum questions to appear on the April ballot at their regular meeting Monday ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • Teacher institute day, holiday to be used for D-86 makeup days

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale School District 86 announced students will use Presidents Day and a previously scheduled teacher institute day to make up for two ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:24 pm
  • Hinsdale man accused of fatal Bloomingdale shooting is due back in court Wednesday

    The Hinsdale man accused of fatally shooting a former professional basketball player Dec. 22 in Bloomingdale is scheduled for an arraignment hearing W ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • Jack Allen, Brian Allen earn accolades with Michigan State football

    Jack Allen and Brian Allen both earned prominent postseason football accolades for their play with Michigan State's football team.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Keefe: Kids books get new look at Hinsdale Public Library

    Early next month, the Caldecott Medal will be awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. This honor is given ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Prep roundup: Hinsdale South girls split recent conference contests

    Playing against West Suburban Gold leader Proviso East, Hinsdale South’s girls basketball team put a scare into the Pirates before suffering a 56-46 l ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Defining win as Hinsdale South boys handle Proviso East

    DARIEN – Barret Benson provided an early exclamation point in what was a statement game for Hinsdale South’s boys basketball team.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Hinsdale Central girls get back on track after LT loss

    HINSDALE – For a Hinsdale Central girls basketball team consistently scoring in the 60s and 70s, a Jan. 9 game against Lyons Township was certainly ou ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Win against LT carries extra weight for Hinsdale Central boys

    HINSDALE – Matt Rafferty made his presence felt when Hinsdale Central’s boys basketball team needed it most.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • County to launch #GivingDuPage volunteer awareness effort

    DuPage County is hoping the power of the hashtag – and social media in general – will help connect residents to local volunteer opportunities.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Ballard, Friars hang on against Benet

    LISLE – Fenwick’s Mike Ballard had just watched Benet erase a 15-point deficit and send the game into overtime.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:12 am
  • Hinsdale South boys impressive in win against Proviso East

    DARIEN – The highlight of the night came early in what turned out to be the most significant win of the season so far for Hinsdale South's boys basket ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Western Springs’ fiber artist carries on tradition

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Whether it be through the creation of her chainmail jewelry, woven tapestries or beadwork “painting,” the art of Western Springs res ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Former NBA player to talk with Hinsdale Central students about substance abuse

    HINSDALE – An event in February will discuss the dangers of substance abuse with Hinsdale Central High School students and the Hinsdale community.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Rafferty leads Red Devils past Lyons Township

    HINSDALE – Matt Rafferty has been a standout for Hinsdale Central's boys basketball team for four years, but he may have had one of the best performan ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Police Reports: Hinsdale, Darien and Burr Ridge for Jan. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Brookfield Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a cri ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 5:40 am
  • Oak Brook police report on holiday enforcement

    OAK BROOK – The Oak Brook Police Department released the results of their holiday season traffic enforcement campaign. The campaign featured high-visi ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cold and snow bring opportunities for fun

    Despite the fridge temperatures this week, the cold and the recent snow have made conditions right for outdoor fun in the Hinsdale area. As long as yo ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Oak Brook Park District gets $400K state grant

    OAK BROOK – The Oak Brook Park District was awarded $400,000 by the state of Illinois for a renovation of Central Park, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Jan. ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Hinsdale trustees approve ordinances to keep Oak Street Bridge Project on track

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Board of Trustees approved several ordinances at their Tuesday night meeting related to the village’s Oak Street Bridge Projec ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 6:05 pm
  • Police charge two with burglary of hotel shed

    BURR RIDGE – Burr Ridge police charged two men Jan. 2 in connection with the burglary of a shed behind the Quality Inn Hotel, 15W300 S. Frontage Road.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • McDonald's to lay off 63 employees at Oak Brook corporate office

    OAK BROOK – McDonald's announced the company will layoff employees at their corporate office in Oak Brook.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Moran: Stay healthy this flu season

    Each year, up to 20 percent of the U.S. population gets hit with some form of the flu. That means one in five people – or more than 63 million people ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Five winter sports events to watch at Hinsdale Central, South

    As the winter temperatures cool down, high school sports action is heating up. Here are five events to watch the rest of the winter for Hinsdale Centr ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Hinsdale Central boys excited for showdown vs. LT

    HINSDALE – George Kiernan had no second thoughts when he got his hands on the ball. Hinsdale Central ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Hinsdale Central tops St. Viator ahead of LT clash

    HINSDALE – George Kiernan had no second thoughts when he got his hands on the ball. Hinsdale Central ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Benedictine University to host upcoming baseball, soccer camps

    LISLE – The baseball and women's soccer teams at Benedictine University will host upcoming camps aimed at training youth players in each sport.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • First baby born at Hinsdale Hospital arrives at 1:39 a.m. New Year's Day

    HINSDALE – The first baby born at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, 120 N. Oak St., came quickly on New Year's Day – barley waiting for the ball to drop at ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Hinsdale Central boys soccer to be awarded national trophy

    HINSDALE – A 1-0 win the Class 3A state championship game in November was a high point for Hinsdale Central's boys soccer team.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Park District class teaches kids to code, be safe online

    HINSDALE – Keyboarding, coding and Internet safety is the focus of a new class offered by the Clarendon Hills Park District in January.
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Immediate care center set to open Monday

    HINSDALE – A new immediate care center is set to open Monday in Hinsdale, brought to the village by DuPage Medical Group, the largest independent, mul ...
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • New art classes available beginning in January at Mayslake Peabody Estate

    OAK BROOK – Three new art classes are offered in January through the Mayslake Peabody Estate, managed by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Hinsdale representative: DCFS issues ‘a tragedy’

    With Christmas a day away, the state Capitol was largely quiet. But some legislators said that was the exact time to think of children in the state’s ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Carol Stream couple welcomes first baby of 2015 for Adventist GlenOaks Hospital

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – The first baby born at Adventist GlenOaks Hospital arrived at 6:35 a.m. New Year's Day, according to a news release from the hospit ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • HS students to give encore performance of fall play locally before heading to play festival

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale South High School actors and actresses will head to the University of Illinois in January for an encore performance of the school’ ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Baseball's third place finish heads Westmont's 2014 highltights

    With the calendar about to flip from 2014 to 2015, there is not better time to honor the sensational performances the athletes from Westmont High Scho ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Growth ongoing for Hinsdale South boys

    ELMHURST – The final two games of the Jack Tosh Holiday Tournament at York were symbolic of where Hinsdale South’s boys basketball team is in its grow ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Celebrating the 2014 trophy haul for Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South

    With 2015 in its early stages, there is no better time to take one last look back on the successes Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South student athlete ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Hinsdale South vs. St. Patrick's in Jack Tosh Tourney: 5 photos

    Tied at the half and the end of the third quarter, Hinsdale South loses a close game 51-49 to St. Patrick's in the Jack Tosh basketball tournament in ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • Clarendon Hills officer dragged by driver who fled scene, police seek information

    CLARENDON HILLS – The Clarendon Hills Police Department is seeking information about the driver of a vehicle that backed over an officer while the off ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Wheaton North at York in Jack Tosh Tourney: 8 photos

    Wheaton North plays York at the Jack Tosh basketball tournament in Elmhurst on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 7:48 pm
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