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  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Park District to celebrate 50 years at iconic waterpark

    ITASCA – Special events are lined up for the Itasca Park District’s 50th anniversary celebration Friday, including a hula-hoop contest, watermelon tos ...
    July 25, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Scotland comes to Itasca

    ITASCA – The 28th annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games returned Friday and Saturday to Itasca, bringing with it a variety of competitions, perf ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Itasca Nature Center receives grant for renovations

    ITASCA – The Springbrook Nature Center in Itasca will begin renovations with the help of a $335,000 Public Museum Grant.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Annual Scottish festival comes to Itasca

    ITASCA – Whether Scottish by birth, heritage or inclination, attendees of the 28th annual Highland Games and Scottish Festival are in for an exciting ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Cullerton to host town hall meetings in Carol Stream area

    State Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, will host upcoming town hall meetings in Glendale Heights, Hanover Park and Itasca.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Itasca celebrates anniversaries at Memorial Day Parade

    ITASCA – Itasca's annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday honored fallen veterans and celebrated the anniversary of two organizations in town.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Vendors, plants abound at Itasca library's inaugural garden fest

    ITASCA – Itasca Community Library patrons will be able to check out more than books on Saturday when they visit the library. Guests of all ages are in ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Priests with ties to Carol Stream area named in Diocese of Joliet sex abuse documents

    Thousands of pages of documents released April 30 by a Chicago law firm detail decades of sexual abuse by DuPage County priests, including priests wit ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • DuPage County Manhunt Monday: Itasca man wanted on DUI, drug charges

    The DuPage County Sheriff's Office's pick for this week's Manhunt Monday is an Itasca man wanted on alcohol- and drug-related charges, according to a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Our view: Local leaders need more economic flexibility

    When mayors Joseph Broda of Lisle and Jeff Pruyn of Itasca stopped by the Suburban Life Media newsroom Friday to talk about legislative priorities for ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
  • DuPage mayors: Public safety pensions unsustainable, in need of reform

    DOWNERS GROVE – Mayors from DuPage County are back after lobbying Springfield for public safety pension reform earlier this month, but they hope to ke ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:41 am
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