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  • High school football: Deontae Curry confident as team leader for Hinsdale South

    DARIEN – Deontae Curry begins his third season on varsity as the unquestioned leader of Hinsdale South's defense. The team captain was a West Suburban ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 25, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • High school football: Josh Bean ready to step up as Hinsdale Central's quarterback

    HINSDALE – Josh Bean got plenty of time under center for Hinsdale Central last season as he was part of a quarterback tandem along with Michael Sessa. ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • London Strong: Downers Grove parents fight disease after infant daughter's death

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local couple is hoping to turn their personal tragedy into something positive.Thro ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Downers Grove school districts 58 and 99: Top-4 issues to watch

    DOWNERS GROVE – As the new school year ramps up, districts 58 and 99 in Downers Grove have a few issues and new opportunities ahead of them.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Q&A: New Elmhurst College president looks ahead to new school year

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst College President Troy Van Aken arrived on campus this summer to start his new position.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Cockrell: Assessor's office helps with home improvements, property value

    Whether building a new home, putting on an addition or remodeling, feel free to call the Downers Grove Township Assessor’s Office for an estimate of t ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Downers Grove South grad wins national Afro-Academic music composition contest

    DOWNERS GROVE – Filmmaking, singing and musical performance – 2016 Downers Grove South High School graduate Gabrielle Henderson can do it all.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:19 am
  • Bats found in Jefferson Elementary School, first days of classes canceled

    ELMHURST – The first day of school at Jefferson Elementary School in Elmhurst had to be postponed after bats were found in the building.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Oak Brook readies for 54th annual Festival of Fine Art Aug. 20-21

    OAK BROOK – One of the area's oldest artistic traditions will return to Oakbrook Center on Aug. 20 and 21 with the annual Festival of Fine Art.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • I-88 and I-355 ramp in Downers Grove to close for weekend

    DOWNERS GROVE – The ramp carrying the westbound Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) to the northbound Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) over Finley Road in ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 7:16 am
  • Q&A with Dexter Fowler: Chicago Cubs All-Star takes time to teach finer points of baseball

    ELMHURST – The incredible success of the Chicago Cubs this season has been the No. 1 story in professional baseball.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 announces appointment of 2 new assistant principals

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education recently confirmed the promotion of Ryan Doherty to Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Oak Trace driver's 'beautiful soul' a blessing for residents, staff

    DOWNERS GROVE – Some people love what they do for a job. Other people live for what they do. Al McN ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Volunteers needed at Elmhurst Hospital Wig Boutique

    ELMHURST – Residents with a flair for hair are needed to volunteer at the American Cancer Society Wig Boutique at Elmhurst Hospital.
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Wisconsin man dies after being found unresponsive in Oak Brook hotel room

    OAK BROOK – A Wisconsin man has died after being found unresponsive in the Hyatt Lodge Hotel in Oak Brook, according to an Oak Brook Police Department ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education concerned with city's stormwater project

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education wants expert engineers to review the city’s final stormwater mitigation plans at Madison Early Childhoo ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Oak Brook's Graue Mill reopens after $500,000 in structural repairs

    OAK BROOK – After more than $500,000 in repairs, the Graue Mill at Fullersburg Woods Preserve in Oak Brook is open to the public.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • American Music Institute coming to Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downtown Downers Grove will be a bit more musical Aug. 14 when the American Music Institute comes to First United Methodist Church.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Elmhurst-based independent film distributor wants to bring back VHS

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents Ryan Ohm and Jeremy Marsan wanted to create a platform where independent filmmakers could release their work, so they tu ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Semipro Chicago Thunder football showcases passionate players for local fans

    DOWNERS GROVE – While many people like to spend their summer weekends relaxing, Jalen Grace and Baptiste Williams are toiling away on the football fie ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Chicago Bulls' Dwyane Wade, former Bear Charles Tillman host sports camp in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade and former Bears corner Charles Tillman recently held a sports camp alongside Chicago Sky player Cappi ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • Elmhurst Choral Union appoints new director

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Choral Union recently announced that conductor Scott Uddenberg has been as its director.
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Rep. Peter Roskam holds roundtable with manufacturers at DuPage County Airport Flight Center

    U.S. Congressman Peter Roskam and local manufacturers recently met to talk about the future of the industry and the needs of those in the 6th Congress ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts to host Aug. 10 information session

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts is inviting local residents to attend a Q&A session for a multistage performing arts center in down ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Elmhurst police investigating string of home invasions

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Police are investigating an overnight residential burglary that occurred in the 600 block of North Howard Avenue.
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Highland Avenue bridge near Downers Grove to reopen

    The Highland Avenue bridge over Route 56 will reopen Aug. 10 after more than one month of construction, according to a news release from DuPage County ...
    Aug. 10, 2016 - 7:48 am
  • Downers Grove's First Christian Church hosts back-to-school fair for kids in need

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many children in need, the start of a school year can be a time of stress instead of a celebration and excitement.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Nonprofit LJ's Healing Hearts to hold Elmhurst fundraiser

    ELMHURST – LJ's Healing Hearts will hold a fundraiser to provide financial and well-being supports for families that struggle with hardships when thei ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Villa Park Ardmore Station Liquors Ale Fest is Aug. 6

    VILLA PARK – The third annual Ardmore Station Liquors Ale Fest is from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at 405 N. Ardmore Ave. in Villa Park.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • DuPage Drones, DuPage County Hounds offer summer league baseball options for collegiate players, fans

    Jake Schieber and Sean Frontzak were looking for a place to play some highly competitive baseball this summer.
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • David Olsen replaces Sandack, says he looks forward to facing Springfield challenges

    DOWNERS GROVE – A lifelong Downers Grove resident says he's looking forward to the challenge of being a part of the Springfield legislature, despite i ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • Westmont Sushi House: A world of choices and sushi

    Don’t judge a book by its cover…or in this case – its name! From the sign above the front door, it is not hard to guess what lies inside at the Sushi ...
    Aug. 2, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • Warrenville's Blackwell Forest Preserve to host archery open house

    WARRENVILLE – The Blackwell Forest Preserve will host a free archery open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6, according to a news release from the Fo ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: July 18-24

    Solve student loan problems nowConcerning our student loan problem in this country, something needs ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Downers Grove's Adventure Realm to host Harry Potter birthday party

    DOWNERS GROVE – Local medieval event space Adventure Realm will host a special birthday party for fictional wizard Harry Potter on July 31, according ...
    July 28, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • DuPage Chief Judge accepting applications to fill associate judge vacancy

    Local attorneys can now apply to fill a vacancy for the office of associate judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit Court in DuPage County, according to a ...
    July 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Darien Hornets 16U softball tryouts start Aug. 3

    DARIEN – Tryouts for the 2016-17 16U Darien Hornets travel softball team will start on Aug. 3.All tr ...
    July 28, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Downers Grove Thursday Women's golf League celebrates member's 90th birthday

    DOWNERS GROVE – If you’re out hitting the links of the Downers Grove Golf Course early on Thursday mornings, don’t be surprised if you get shown up by ...
    July 29, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Downers Grove police release heavily redacted report on Ron Sandack investigation

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department responded July 27 to Suburban Life's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on the investigatio ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • DuPage, Will GOPs accepting applicants for Ron Sandack's seat

    The chairmen of the DuPage County and Will County GOP organizations are accepting applications to fill the now-empty Illinois House of Representative ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Downers Grove police investigating Ron Sandack case

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove police have confirmed there is a current investigation in which former Ill. State Rep. Ron Sandack is a potential victim ...
    July 27, 2016 - 7:16 am
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