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  • Gov. Bruce Rauner tries to crank up the pressure

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Oct. 7 painted his side of the budget-impasse picture, saying that while his department heads are saving the state ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange and La Grange Park for Oct. 7

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Live Coverage: Suburban Life High School Football Week 7

    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West in battle of unbeatens, Downers Grove bragging rights highlight Week 7 games

    The Friday night lights of high school football bring some big matchups for several area teams on Oct. 9.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Community Park District of La Grange Park invites families to campfire storytime

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Community Park District of La Grange Park will kick off the Halloween season with "Fall Fireside Stories" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Rep. Frank Mautino likely Illinois’ next auditor general

    SPRINGFIELD — If confirmed by the Legislature, a longtime state representative from Bureau County will be the state’s next auditor general.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Right Fit brings personalized fitness approach to La Grange

    LA GRANGE – With 11 years in the fitness training industry, Right Fit is branching out for the first time with a new location at 1045 S. La Grange Roa ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana board recommends adding chronic pain to approved uses

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board voted to add some chronic pain conditions to the qualifying list of conditions for medical ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • La Grange Park park district earns arts award

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Community Park District of La Grange Park received Arts Alliance Illinois' Helen Doria Arts in the Park Award at the Illinois Ass ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Portillo's to open its first Wisconsin restaurant

    OAK BROOK – Wisconsin hot dog lovers, rejoice – Portillo’s is planning to open its first restaurant in the Badger State in 2016.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • AFSCME says Gov. Bruce Rauner trying to end step increases

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration wants to abolish step increases, or scheduled raises based on time in service, according to the state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • La Grange school districts pass budgets with eyes on state uncertainty

    LA GRANGE – The boards of education for LaGrange School Districts 102 and 105 approved their fiscal year 2015-16 budgets during their most recent meet ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Best Chicago Cubs Wild Card watch parties in suburban DuPage, Cook counties

    The Chicago Cubs are in back in the Major League Baseball Postseason for the first time since 2008 and will face the Pittsburgh Pirates on Oct. 7 in t ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • High school football: Lyons Township likes 'great feeling' of fifth win

    DOWNERS GROVE – Reggie Terrell has a lot in common with his Lyons Township football teammates.Like m ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • College of DuPage cancels evening classes in response to bomb threat

    The College of DuPage canceled evening classes Oct. 5 after receiving a bomb threat, according to a post on the college's website.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Fired College of DuPage administrators drop appeal

    Two fired financial administrators for the College of DuPage will be dropping their termination appeal against the school – but may be filing suit aga ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • La Grange park district to sell part of Gordon Park to senior facility developer

    LA GRANGE – The Park District of La Grange has agreed to sell 2.82 acres of land in the northwest corner of Gordon Park to Pathway Development Partner ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Four finalists named in Illinois state auditor general search

    SPRINGFIELD — The list of candidates to become Illinois’ auditor general has been narrowed to four.T ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth rolls ahead of showdown against Joliet Catholic

    LA GRANGE PARK – Julian Love goes through football jerseys almost as quickly as his big plays against opposing defenses.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • La Grange leaf pick-up begins Oct. 5

    LA GRANGE – The village of La Grange will begin its pickup program to help residents safely and efficiently discard fallen leaves.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • La Grange churches observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    LA GRANGE – Two local churches will hold services with survivors of abuse in October in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • High school football: Nazareth brings it on both sides of ball in big win against Benet

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Nazareth Academy football team’s big-play offense and a strong defense combined for a key 33-0 H\homecoming victory over Benet Ac ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • High school football: Lyons Township's second-half strikes sink Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – Reggie Terrell firmly planted the momentum on Lyons Township's sideline.The junior r ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Western Springs police charge 2 with residential burglary

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Western Springs Police Department, working with the Plainfield Police Department, have charged a Western Springs man and Plainfi ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • Health and wellness expo coming to Lyons Township

    LA GRANGE – The 2015 Family Health and Wellness Expo will welcome more than 40 local experts specializing in nearly every aspect of living a healthy l ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West-Hinsdale Central among key games in conference races

    Week 6 of the high school football season brings with it plenty of stellar matchups. Glenbard North and Wheaton North face off in a crucial DuPage Val ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Suburban Life recognizes Best Under 40 award winners

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media honored a dozen young professionals Sept. 30 during its annual Best Under 40 awards banquet at the Seven Bridges Golf ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • Police reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Westchester, Countryside and Western Springs for Sept. 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • 'Berwyn's Best' seeks top Italian beef, sausage sandwich

    BERWYN – Berwyn residents can cast their vote for the best Italian beef and sausage combo sandwich in the city.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Morton College named safe fourth safest campus in U.S.

    CICERO ­– Morton College has been named the fourth-safest campus in the U.S., according to a recently released study.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Morton College campus addition ready for class

    CICERO –­ Morton College officials say the two-story addition to the campus will be opened on time for the fall 2016 semester.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Bottle & Bottega helping to fight breast cancer

    LA GRANGE – In an effort to raise awareness and generate support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bottle & Bottega in La Grange will host the Fun Ov ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • La Grange Country Club uses Green Goats to eliminate overgrowth

    LA GRANGE – It takes a lot of work to maintain the landscape at the La Grange Country Club.Caring fo ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Thomas Ford Librarian honored for teen services

    WESTERN SPRINGS – For Heather Booth, teen services librarian at Thomas Ford Memorial Library, the energy a teenager has when they love a book is infec ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Illinois state museums, Sparta shooting fields will close despite pause in layoffs

    SPRINGFIELD -- A pause in state layoffs won’t stop the planned closures of the state’s museum system nor its shooting facilities near Sparta, Gov. Bru ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Kiwanis Peanut Day comes to La Grange

    LA GRANGE – In observance of Kiwanis Peanut Day, the Kiwanis Club of La Grange gave out free bags of peanuts to local residents.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • High school football: Lyons Township winning streak ends against Glenbard West

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Lyons Township’s undefeated start came to a crashing halt against Glenbard West.Th ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Lyons Township rebounds from rivalry loss with tourney title

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Aaron Onion has played soccer on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, but rarely has he felt as excited as he was playing against Hinsd ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Secretary of state not sending out renewal reminders to drivers

    SPRINGFIELD — The lack of a state budget soon will start to be felt by more people, namely Illinois drivers.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Community rallies to support reopening Buffalo Theater Ensemble at College of DuPage

    Members of the College of DuPage and the District 502 community are asking the school's Board of Trustees to reverse yet another decision by disgraced ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • College of DuPage passes 2016 budget filled with $7.5 million in cuts

    The College of DuPage will shave a few million dollars off of what college staff has called a "bloated budget" and will cut back on what it asks from ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • St. Louise de Marillac Parish Players holding auditions for "Seussical"

    LA GRANGE PARK – The La Grange Park Police Department will host a drug collection drive for National Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 2 ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school boys soccer: Lyons Township comes from behind to win PepsiCo showdown in overtime

    CHICAGO – Nick Economou's reaction after scoring the tying goal for Lyons Township said it all.The L ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 8:10 pm
  • High school football: Running trio, defense lead Glenbard West romp at LT

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Glenbard West has had a successful formula in recent years of tough defense and a strong running game.
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Countryside, Westchester, Western Springs for Sept. 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Nazareth rolls past Marian Catholic to get back on track

    LA GRANGE PARK – Playing after a loss for the first time since the 2014 season opener, Nazareth football had an answer.
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Cairo family of La Grange Park gives grant for cancer research to Northwestern University doctor

    LA GRANGE PARK – For his research into childhood cancer, a check made out for $100,000 was handed to Dr. Jonathan Licht of Northwestern University by ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: Champaign man charged with 1985 murder of girl near Glen Ellyn

    This week, a cold case from 1985 had a significant new development when, thanks to DNA evidence, a Champaign man was charged with the murder of a 15-y ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Illinois House hears first details of Emanuel plan

    SPRINGFIELD — Sept. 24 marked another day of activity but little visible movement in the state Capitol.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Live Coverage: Suburban Life High School Football Week 5

    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • High school football: Glenbard West-Lyons Township and Riverside Brookfield-Wheaton Academy highlight Week 5 games

    As high school football teams hit the halfway point on the regular season, conference races are starting to take shape and each game has added signifi ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • LT grad inducted into U.S.A. Gymnastics Hall of Fame

    LA GRANGE – La Grange Park native Mark Williams reached a new high in the world of gymnastics as he was inducted into the U.S.A. Gymnastics Hall of Fa ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Party with puppies at the Hinsdale Humane Society Oct. 3

    The Hinsdale Humane Society will host its first Puppy Party from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 3 at the shelter, 22 N. Elm St.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:34 pm
  • Lyons Township grad Mahoney set to start at quarterback for Syracuse

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Zack Mahoney has taken an unusual path to becoming a Division I starting quarterback.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:38 pm
  • Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs stumps for college grant program

    SPRINGFIELD — State Treasurer Mike Frerichs is on the road in a push to get the General Assembly and the governor to restore funding for a need-based ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Illinois state puts employee layoffs on hold

    SPRINGFIELD — Layoffs of state unionized employees are on hold.Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration on ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy to host Columbus Day baseball, basketball camps

    GLEN ELLYN – The Bulls/Sox Academy will host Columbus Day Chicago Bulls and White Sox skills camps on Monday, October 12, at Ackerman Park in Glen Ell ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner signs "Breuder Bill" limiting severance pay for community college administrators

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill aimed at limiting future costly severance packages with community college employment contracts after ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • High school football: Weather delay robs Nazareth momentum in loss against Marian

    WOODSTOCK – Nazareth’s football team was undefeated entering its game against Marian Central on Sept. 18.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • High school football: Slim win sets up Lyons Township's showdown vs. Glenbard West

    NORTHLAKE – Lyons Township football is winning ugly so far, but at least it’s winning.The Lions impr ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 6:00 am
  • Prep roundup: Fenwick football looks to bounce back after loss against Loyola

    Fenwick's football team hosted powerhouse Loyola at Concordia University on Sept. 19 and got throttled 54-16 by the Ramblers. Fenwick is now 1-3 and i ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • La Grange native opens new fitness gym The HIT Locker after moving back to her hometown

    LA GRANGELiving in Los Angeles at the time, Jennifer Burgos could be seen regularly on the reality t ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Smoking in Illinois beer gardens off limits?

    SPRINGFIELD — Lighting up in an outdoor beer garden soon might get smokers ticketed.A committee of l ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Molly Murphy Bruton picked for open seat on the LT Board of Education

    LA GRANGE – Molly Murphy Bruton of Western Springs was selected by the Lyons Township High School Board of Education Sept. 21 to serve as the board's ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • The Hope Chest reopens at new La Grange location

    LA GRANGE – The staff at the Hope Chest in La Grange, a nonprofit boutique offering lightly used women and children’s clothing, long has prided itself ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Western Springs police alert community to recent vehicle burglaries

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Western Springs police warned residents to keep their vehicles locked after five reported vehicle burglaries took place over two day ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Village of La Grange, park district to host shredding and recycling event

    LA GRANGE – The village of La Grange and the Park District of La Grange, along with state Rep. Michael Zalewski, D-Riverside, will host a one-day even ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Med payments a mixed bag for Illinois state employees

    SPRINGFIELD — About 150,000 state employees, retirees or dependents are or soon will be stuck paying cash up-front for medical services, according to ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Payment to Illinois state employees’ medical providers may stop

    SPRINGFIELD — It’s cash up-front for many state employees needing medical services, or it likely soon will be.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • St. Louise Players to have open auditions Oct. 4 for ‘Seussical’

    LA GRANGE PARK – Auditions will take place for the play “Seussical,” presented by the St. Louise Players of St. Louise de Marillac Parish. Auditions w ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school boys soccer: Lyons Township moves on to PepsiCo Showdown championship

    LA GRANGE – The decorated Lyons Township soccer program has achieved pretty much everything imaginable, capped by its 2009 Class 3A state championship ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • La Grange man charged with public indecency in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – La Grange Park police charged a La Grange man Aug. 31 with public indecency for allegedly masturbating in public, according to a poli ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • La Grange Park Fire Department responds to smoke at apartment building

    LA GRANGE PARK – The La Grange Park Fire Department assisted a man out of his smokey apartment at 8:08 a.m. Sept. 20 after responding to a call in the ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: Sikh community gathers to condemn hate based crimes

    After being brutally beaten last week, Darien Sikh man Inderjit Singh Mukker returned to the spot where the alleged attack began to condemn the hate c ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • "Passport 2 Broadway," brings classic musical numbers to the Theater of Western Springs

    WESTERN SPRINGSForty singers will perform hit show tunes at the Theatre of Western Springs as part o ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • La Grange police looking for suspect who asked 16-year-old if she wanted a ride in his car

    LA GRANGE – A person of interest is being sought by the La Grange Police Department following an incident involving a 16-year-old girl near Elm and Ca ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • LT survives at Leyden to move to 4-0

    NORTHLAKE – Lyons Township is winning ugly so far, but at least they're winning. The Lions improved ...
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • West End Art Festival gets rainy start: 5 photos

    The Reunion Jazz Orchestra plays for “A Night of Art & Jazz,” at the West End Art Festival in La Grange on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. The festival contin ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Western Springs resident Randy Porzel advises on finances, assists those with vision woes

    At just 29, Randy E. Porzel has already been working for the same company for nine years.Porzel was ...
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Letter: Our local schools are like sweatshops; where's the AC?

    In 2011, Amazon came under fire when workers at a Pennsylvania warehouse labored in 100-plus degree heat while packing boxes.
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Paul: Doing the right thing takes time

    When I started working for the city of Countryside in 2007, the mayor made it very clear that he expected employees to be held accountable for their a ...
    Sept. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Games moved to Sept. 19 because of weather

    The stormy weather that rolled through the suburbs on Sept. 15 led to some football suffering delays and others being rescheduled.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • High school football: Impending weather forces schedule changes

    The weather forecast for Sept. 15 is impacting high school football.With impending thunderstorms exp ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:46 am
  • Live coverage: Suburban Life high school football Week 4

    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • College of DuPage board voids President Robert Breuder's contract, cuts severance package

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees has voted to void the contract of its controverial president, making him an at-will employee subject to termin ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Creativity on display in La Grange with weekend West End Art Festival

    LA GRANGE – The 2015 West End Art Festival in La Grange will celebrate 20 years of art, music, food, entertainment and auctions.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • St. Cletus school appoints new principal

    LA GRANGE – St. Cletus Catholic School in La Grange recently appointed Lauren Lewandowski as its new school principal.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Local legislators hosting recycling event Sept. 19

    BURR RIDGE – State Sen. Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, and State Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, will host a free community recycle event from 9 a.m ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • 'Romeo and Juliet' comic sequel set '10 Years Later'

    If you've ever been wistful for a different ending to Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," playwright and director Mike Rago of Downers Grove offers his ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Chicago's Cherikos helps moms through difficult journeys

    CHICAGO – Women’s health nurse practitioner Jessica Cherikos began her career as a hospital nurse at Rush University Medical Center and went on to spe ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • La Grange trustees approve stop signs at intersection near LT campus

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Village Board approved a four-way stop intersection close to Lyons Township High School’s North Campus at a meeting Sept. 14 ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner says no to medical marijuana expansion

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration last week rejected efforts to expand by 11 the list of conditions for which marijuana can be prescrib ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • College of DuPage to vote on voiding Breuder contract, renaming Homeland Security Center

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will take a vote on voiding the contract of embattled President Robert Breuder on Sept. 17, marking yet anothe ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • High school girls cross country: Plenty of talent for Lyons Township and Morton, Riverside Brookfield on young side

    The girls cross country state meet always is a competitive affair, and several local athletes could shine on the big stage later this season. Here’s t ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • High school boys cross country: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield ready to run

    The road to the cross country state finals is traversed in 3-mile segments in meets during the regular season. With competitors already off and runnin ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Prep roundup: Fenwick football looks to get back on track, Morton, LT soccer start tourney with wins

    Fenwick football fell to 1-2 on the season after a 27-20 loss at De La Salle on Sept. 11. The game was the Chicago Catholic League Green opener for bo ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Westchester, Countryside and Western Springs for September 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:19 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth notches big win ahead of test against Marian Central

    LA GRANGE PARK – Playing under the lights at home for the first time, Nazareth backed up the occasion with a stellar showing.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Lyons Township's defense leading the way

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Lyons Township’s defense now has more shutouts than it had returning starters at the beginning of the season.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 3:56 pm
  • Surveys say healthy relationships abound in La Grange District 105

    At the heart of our success in La Grange School District 105 are the trusting relationships we develop around the needs of our students.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • U.S. Chamber: Illinois' lawsuit climate is terrible

    SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 10 said Illinois’ lawsuit climate is nearly the worst in the country.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: More bad news for College of DuPage

    The College of DuPage is again in the news, and it's not good news for everyone. Two administrators were fired for questionable investment policies, a ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Comedian Pat McGann to perform at Oak Brook gala

    OAK BROOK – Comedian Pat McGann will headline the 14th annual Sports Ball Benefit Gala for Aging Care Connections at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Pinstripes in ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Lyons Township picks up second shutout, moves to 3-0

    WESTERN SPRINGS – For the second time in three games, Lyons Township's defense held its opponent to a shut out.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • High school football: Kelly-Martin scores six TDs in Nazareth's big win under the lights

    LA GRANGE PARK – Playing under the lights for the first time in a regular season game, Nazareth's offense put on a show worthy of the occasion.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • La Grange Citizens' Council holds discussion on the future of village's alcohol ordinance

    LA GRANGE – As discussion over the village of La Grange's rules over the sale of alcohol continued at a forum hosted by the La Grange Citizens' Counci ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • La Grange Sidewalk Sale returns Sept. 12 and 13

    LA GRANGE – La Grange shoppers will find one-of-a-kind deals just steps away from each other at the upcoming Merchant Sidewalk Sale, held by the La Gr ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • Illinois Senate passes nearly $4B spending bill

    SPRINGFIELD — With entirely Democratic support, the state Senate on Sept. 9 passed a bill to fund human service providers, to let road money flow thro ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Fire damages Countryside auto repair shop

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Pleasantview Fire Protection District responded to a fire Sept. 1 at an auto repair shop in the 6400 block of Joliet Road. 
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Three-peat!

    LA GRANGE – La Grange residents Meg and Paul LeFaivre are both artists and entrepreneurs.The wife an ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Buddy’s Place grief support program celebrates 15 years

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Buddy’s Place, a childhood grief support program based in Western Springs, is celebrating its 15-year anniversary during the month o ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Live coverage: Suburban Life high school football Week 3

    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Man gets 12 years in prison for Willowbrook arson

    WILLOWBROOK – A man who intentionally set a fire in front of his sister's Willowbrook apartment in December 2014 has been sentenced to 12 years in pri ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Armed Robbery at La Grange Park Restaurant

    LA GRANGE PARK - A suspect is being sought by the La Grange Park Police Department following an armed robbery at a local restaurant.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Illinois comptroller: Finances bad and getting worse

    SPRINGFIELD — If nothing changes, Illinois will enter calendar year 2016 with about $8.5 billion in unpaid bills, the state comptroller said Sept. 9.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • CURE Network to host two day dental, medical clinic at La Grange Park District

    LA GRANGE – A free two-day vision, dental and medical clinic will be at 6:30 a.m. Sept. 18 and 19 at the Park District of La Grange, 536 East Ave.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • State Rep. Andersson to seek re-election

    GENEVA – First-term state Rep. Steve Andersson, R-Geneva, has begun circulating petitions for re-election to his 65th District legislative seat. In a ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 9:30 pm
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