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  • 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 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • La Grange native Callahan eyes 2016 Olympics after Chicago paratriathlon win

    CHICAGO – All it took was one race and Mary Kate Callahan was hooked. Callahan, paralyzed below the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Broadview Fire Department to receive FEMA grant funds

    BROADVIEW – The Broadview Fire Department will receive more than $329,000 in grants as a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's awards to f ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • 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 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • La Grange woman struck by train July 4th

    LA GRANGE – A 32-year-old La Grange woman stepped onto the BNSF railroad tracks at the La Grange Road station just before 5 a.m. July 4, according to ...
    July 30, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • For former La Grange police officer, local VA experience not what you've heard in the news

    LA GRANGE – Just about six months after a 12-day stay with a Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital, one La Grange resident said he's not sure where he'd be w ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Children conjure up real-life Harry Potter magic

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Public Library invited children in third through sixth grade to come out and experience the science of Harry Potter on Monda ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Police reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Westchester and Western Springs for July 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • 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 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Community Park District of La Grange Park to host two Chicago baseball trips

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Community Park District of La Grange Park is hosting two separate events to celebrate Chicago baseball.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Western Springs chef heads to the Taste of Chicago Friday

    WESTERN SPRINGS – As a part of the Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour, Chef Paul Virant will be featured at this year's Taste of Chicago.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Western Springs Community Garden now accepting membership applications

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The village of Western Springs will offer an open application period throughout the month of July for its Community Garden program's ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • La Grange Park to return to ComED for electrical supplier

    LA GRANGE PARK – After seeking out bids from potential electrical suppliers this past June, the village of La Grange Park has opted to not renew its c ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital nurses create book

    LA GRANGE – For the 2014 Nurse Appreciation week this past May, nurses at Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital turned their every day patient encount ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Westchester care center receives honor

    WESTCHESTER – Gentiva Hospice was recently honored with the highest award – a level four rating – from the national We Honor Veterans program.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • 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 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • La Grange experiences housing market decrease

    LA GRANGE – Throughout the past year, housing sales in the La Grange area have decreased by about 15.8 percent, according to data provided by the Main ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Police reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Westchester and Western Springs for July 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Celebrating Independence Day? Get a list of area celebrations here

    Everyone enjoys chiming in with the "Ooh, Ahh" chorus during a Fourth of July firework show, but it's not always easy knowing where the shows will be, ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • 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 29, 2014 - 9:51 pm
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