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  • High school basketball: Numbers adding up to success for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, other area teams

    The stats can say a lot about a basketball team or a specific player. Winning percentage, points per game, 3-point percentage and number of steals are ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Palzet: The balance of a 21st-century education

    "Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now." Mattie StepanekOver the ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Hinsdale Chorale concert reunites beloved LT teacher with past students

    The sounds of the holiday season will come alive Nov. 26 and 27 as the Hinsdale Chorale presents “Traditional Christmas: A Celebration of Carols” at E ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Salt Creek Ballet presents 'The Nutcracker'

    More than 70 dancers, most of them children, will amaze and inspire audiences in Salt Creek Ballet’s performances of the Christmas classic “The Nutcra ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 7-13

    Hope for prosperityI wish to congratulate President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence on th ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst cancer survivor continues to raise awareness, funds with Ben's Chocolate Stand

    ELMHURST – Eleven-year-old brain cancer survivor Ben Hoffmann will set up the third annual Ben’s Chocolate Stand on Nov. 19 in his Elmhurst driveway t ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst School District 205 approves new courses for York High School

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 Board of Education recently heard a presentation about three new courses that York High School wil ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Special Olympians recognized by SEASPAR

    A local special needs parks and recreation organization is commemorating some of its most accomplished athletes with a new Wall of Fame.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Defense helps lead Benet football into semifinals

    Big offensive plays usually gain more notice, but defense and special teams are just as important to winning a football game. 
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst entrepreneur offers specialty gifts knitted with love

    ELMHURST – A newborn baby can turn life upside down; yet only one month after her son was born, Kristin Gudmundsson Ceddia took on a role that felt li ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school girls swimming: State meet next for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South

    ELMHURST – The most prolific divers in Downers Grove North history hope to save their biggest splash for last.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • DuPage Forest Preserve to raise endangered dragonflies in Warrenville

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will be raising endangered Hine's emerald dragonfly larvae thanks to federal funding, according to a new ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Mack's Golden Pheasant restaurant providing Czech recipes for nearly 70 years

    ELMHURST – Among the stuffed game displays, paintings and other decorations at Mack’s Golden Pheasant restaurant is nearly seven decades of local hist ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Academy reaches out to community with International Peace Crane Project

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Academy teachers, students and families came together to participate in the International Peace Crane Project to inspire peace and ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 31-Nov. 6

    Compromise on state deficitI’m calling in regards to the current state deficit, which they estimate ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship group plans fundraiser

    Elmhurst – The Terry Doherty Memorial Scholarship group will host An Afternoon at the Y for Terry fundraiser from 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Elm ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Valle: November holidays a time for observance, giving thanks

    Every November my thoughts immediately go to Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, two American holidays that make us reflect on who we are as a nation and a ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Republicans grab complete hold of DuPage County Board

    Republican lawmakers now have complete control over the DuPage County Board after a full electoral sweep Nov. 8, according to unofficial results from ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Rep. David Olsen edges out former Downers Grove Village Board colleague Greg Hosé

    Only a few months ago, David Olsen and Greg Hosé both served on the Downers Grove Village Council – the former a notable young Republican named to fil ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:59 am
  • Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi wins 8th District U.S. House seat

    Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi has won the 8th District race, defeating Republican and former Elmhurst Mayor Peter DiCianni, according to unofficial res ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • SmartAsset: DuPage County tops Illinois in Social Security payout, worth in 2016

    DuPage County is a pretty good place to work, live and retire, according to a study from financial education and advising firm SmartAsset.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 sees 78 musicians make ILMEA All-District honors

    DOWNERS GROVE – Nearly 80 students across Community High School District 99 placed in the 2016 Illinois Music Education Association choir, jazz band a ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Attorney General: Village of Downers Grove violated FOIA in Ron Sandack report redactions

    DOWNERS GROVE – The village of Downers Grove violated the Freedom of Information Act by improperly redacting and withholding information in a police r ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Local woman organizes annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove resident is helping organize an annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser that allows attendees to meet ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Palzet: How to balance a 21st century education

    Over the course of the past several months, a discussion about a revisioned school experience has been taking place with teachers, administrators, par ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • DuPage Basket Brigade looking to stock up on food, volunteers for holiday drive

    Although last year was a small affair with only a few baskets, Segatti believes this year he can drive enough participation to fill 100 baskets of hol ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • IC Parish hosts book signing for novel written by parishoner

    ELMHURST – In recognition of U.S. veterans and to celebrate the release of a book by one of its parishoners, Immaculate Conception Parish will host a ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Downers Grove child gets ultimate treehouse through Make-A-Wish

    DOWNERS GROVE – Although it isn’t equipped with a flamethrower or a cannon, Jacob Joyce’s new treehouse is every 6-year-old’s dream.
    Nov. 5, 2016 - 9:00 am
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    What do you like best about the autumn season?
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