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  • High school football: Lyons Township, teams from across Illinois prep for season during summer camp

    Friday, Aug. 26, will be the first time most fans get a look at the high school football teams they root for.
    UPDATED: July 27, 2016 - 11:29 am
  • La Grange businesses to celebrate Harry Potter release

    LA GRANGE – More than 20 La Grange businesses are joining with Anderson's Bookshop for a village-wide launch party of the much-anticipated "Harry Pott ...
    July 27, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • Kayla Morrissey racks up accolades with Grinnell softball

    Kayla Morrissey had plenty of success on and off the softball field as a freshman at Grinnell College (Iowa) in 2015.
    July 26, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Letter: Showing support for our police officers

    To the editor:I am writing to our Public Safety Police Officers to show my support for the selfless ...
    July 25, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Plymouth Place weavers show off their work in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – Plymouth Place resident Marilyn Johnson has only been taking weaving classes for eight months, but she’s already displaying her piece ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Nicor begins work within La Grange's Central Business District

    LA GRANGE – Nicor was scheduled to begin work within La Grange's Central Business District on July 18, according to the village's website.
    July 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • DuPage, Cook counties under excessive heat warning

    DuPage and Cook counties are among many under an excessive heat warning today, facing heat index values as high as 115 degrees, according to the Natio ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Summer season lays foundation for area teams

    Tipoff for the high school boys basketball season is still months away.  Preseason practices won’t ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for July 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Schneider finds silver lining at Olympic Trials

    OMAHA, Neb. – Mimi Schneider’s first trip to the Olympic Trials encouraged her to pursue a college swimming career.
    July 19, 2016 - 6:45 pm
  • Smothers Realty Group celebrates 20 years in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Smothers Realty Group celebrated its 20th anniversary in La Grange with a group photo.Th ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Letter: Reporting can impede mental health recover

    To the Editor:I would like to offer some perspective on the media’s approach to sharing the details ...
    July 18, 2016 - 8:15 pm
  • Westchester Blood Program teams up with Westchester Lions Club

    WESTCHESTER – The Westchester Blood Program is joining with the Westchester Lions Club to host a blood drive and offer free eye screenings July 23.
    July 18, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Spring Avenue School garden in La Grange showcases native plants

    LA GRANGE – It’s not often you see plants like big bluestem, purple coneflowers, goldenrod or New England aster growing in gardens in the Chicago subu ...
    July 16, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Pictures of the week July 8-14: 5 photos

    Check out some of the best shots by our photographers this week. ...
    July 15, 2016 - 7:47 am
  • The LeaderShop in La Grange celebrates high school participants

    LA GRANGE – The LeaderShop youth service agency awards scholarships, celebrates recent high school graduates and presents awards to volunteers and sup ...
    July 14, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for July 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • La Grange looks to attract millennials

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Business Association and village of La Grange are working to attract millennials to the village, according to a news release ...
    July 12, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Legacy Guild in La Grange awards 54 scholarships

    LA GRANGE – Many of the 54 Legacy Guild scholars gathered with guild board members June 12 at the home of Karen and Tom Scaletta in La Grange to each ...
    July 12, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • High school softball: Suburban Life softball teams, players among state's best

    The western suburbs of Chicago have always been home to some of the best softball players in the state, and the 2016 was no different.
    July 6, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange and Riverside for July 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    July 6, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • New St. Cletus Parish Center moves forward in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – After more than five years of planning and fundraising, construction will soon be underway on a brand new parish center at St. Cletus Pari ...
    July 11, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Attorney General: beware of scammers preying on storm-damaged homes, businesses

    ELMHURST – After severe thunderstorms and tornadoes on June 22, Attorney General Lisa Madigan warned residents in impacted areas to be alert for scamm ...
    July 5, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Downers Grove South's Caroline Hedgcock caps stellar career with best season yet

    DOWNERS GROVE – On the softball diamond, Caroline Hedgcock throws hard and she hits hard. Off the f ...
    July 8, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • La Grange resident develops tips for preteen social media use

    LA GRANGE – Navigating adolescence in the age of social media can be challenging for both kids and parents, but La Grange resident Julie Carbray, a cl ...
    July 6, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • DuPage, Cook County begin Fourth of July festivities

    A roundup of some of the best of what’s on tap for Independence Day celebrations all week will steer fireworks fans to multiple nighttime displays and ...
    July 5, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • First Congregational Church of La Grange hosts Messy Church

    LA GRANGE – On June 5, First Congregational Church of La Grange hosted Messy Church, a worship service centered around hands-on crafts and activities ...
    June 30, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Suburban Life all-area MVP Brittany Paganucci leads Glenbard East to the next level

    Brittany Paganucci has lived up to the number on her back. The Glenbard East forward was a transfor ...
    July 1, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange for June 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Jeff Jendryk, Jacob Schmiegelt earn college volleyball postseason accolades from American Volleyball Coaches Association

    With the season over, several former standouts from high schools covered by Suburban Life Media earned men's volleyball postseason accolades at the co ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • Artsy birdhouses line La Grange streets for summer project

    LA GRANGE – La Grange’s downtown district has come alive with its annual public art project, and this year, residents can admire a variety of unique b ...
    June 29, 2016 - 7:24 am
  • Reader Poll

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