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  • La Grange Business Association to host Halloween festivities

    LA GRANGE – Downtown La Grange businesses have special guests lounging in front of them this week in preparation for the Halloween Walk and Halloween ...
    NEW: Oct. 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 17-23

    Parking problemsI’m calling in regards to all the cars, vans and trucks that do not have Berwyn or C ...
    NEW: Oct. 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Halloween round-up: Best fright-filled events in DuPage, Cook County

    Halloween is always a busy time of year, with events and opportunities creating several chances to fill buckets full of candy and enjoy the fall seaso ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Western Springs police determine firearm threat at LT to be 'unfounded'

    WESTERN SPRINGS – A reported threat of a firearm at Lyons Township High School's South Campus in Western Springs was determined to be unfounded by off ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 8:22 am
  • Police Reports: Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Oct. 26

    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. 26, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Letter: Government regulation bad for local business

    To the editor:On Oct. 5, certain commissioners introduced a minimum wage increase ordinance for all ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • High school boys soccer: Ekstam scores four as Lyons Township takes regional over Riverside Brookfield

    RIVERSIDE – Frantic pregames are clearly no sweat for Lyons Township’s soccer team.Due to a late-arr ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Lyons Township shuts out York in regular season finale

    WESTERN SPRINGS – After suffering back-to-back losses against Hinsdale Central and Oak Park-River Forest, Lyons Township's football team wrapped up th ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield ready for postseason

    The high school girls volleyball regular season is nearly over and teams are about to start postseason play with the goal of reaching the state finals ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • La Grange bookstore to host Berwyn native

    Berwyn native Paul Barile will read from and sign his novel, “My Brother’s Hands,” at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at Anderson’s Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • La Grange Police Department: Gas leak on Cossitt Avenue being worked on

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Police Department said a gas leak on Cossitt Avenue is being taken care of and is not expected to be a lingering problem.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Lyons Township showcases career, technical opportunities

    LA GRANGE – Members of the Association for Career and Technical Education and the Illinois Association for Career and Technical Education recently tou ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: Vote yes on District 102 referendum

    To the editor:School District 102 has a $3 million tax increase referendum on the November ballot. W ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 10-16

    Hillary Clinton and womenSpare us the hysterics about Mr. [Donald] Trump’s self-described “locker ro ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Paid sick leave ordinance raises concerns

    To the editor:The Cook County Board of Commissioners passed a major regulation establishing mandator ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Lyons Township Transition Garden grows vegetables for community, experience for students

    LA GRANGE – Donavyn Coronado, a first-year student in Lyons Township High School’s Transition Program, usually doesn’t like to get dirty. But when the ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • Lyons Township High School evacuated after report of possible weapon

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Lyons Township High School South Campus in Western Springs was evacuated Oct. 15 after someone reported seeing a man who may hav ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • High school cross country: Vince Zona, Danny Kilrea, Lyons Township ready for postseason races

    WILLOW SPRINGS – Lyons Township senior Vince Zona could have been overwhelmed by his first boys cross country state race as a sophomore in 2014.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Pillars recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    LA GRANGE PARK – Every 15 seconds, a woman in the U.S. experiences domestic violence. To bring attention to the devastating and profound effects it ha ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • DuPage, Cook County schools to partner for Options Fair for students with disabilities

    Several area high schools will join together to host an Options Fair for students with disabilities, aimed at helping them transition after graduating ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:07 am
  • New Metra BNSF schedule starts

    The BNSF Railway is now operating under a new schedule to better reflect actual operating conditions and to minimize customer wait times, according to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 3-9

    Haunted house too noisyIt’s that time of year again, Halloween, and we live in Cicero. It’s wonderfu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • High school boys soccer: Adan Carriedo a key to Morton's success as Mustangs, area teams start playoffs

    BERWYN – There have been plenty of key parts to the rise to No. 1 in both Illinois and national polls for Morton’s boys soccer team.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • 5 things do do this weekend in DuPage County, Cook County

    GLASS PUMPKIN PATCHWhere: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, LisleWhen: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lyons Township, Nazareth boys send two to state golf

    Lyons Township’s boys golf team wasn’t able to book a trip to the Class 3A state tournament as a team, but Patrick Akaniroj and Griffin Wasz had good ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:42 pm
  • La Grange District 102 to host final referendum forum

    LA GRANGE – La Grange School District 102 is hosting its final informational meeting to share facts and figures regarding an upcoming referendum with ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • Suspicious man reported in La Grange, La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – A suspicious man attempting to lure younger female victims has been reported in La Grange and La Grange Park, according to a La Grang ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 7:58 am
  • High school football: Lyons Township comeback falls short against Hinsdale Central

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Hinsdale Central’s football team emerged from a midseason minefield unscathed.One ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 9:59 am
  • Landmarks Illinois honors La Grange's Stone Avenue Train Station restoration

    LA GRANGE – More than a decade after La Grange officials began considering a massive restoration overhaul of the historic Stone Avenue Train Station, ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central tops Lyons Township in battle of unbeatens

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Hinsdale Central-Lyons Township rivalry is a big one no matter the sport or the records when the teams meet.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth overpowered by Marist

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth's football team found out first hand why Marist is one of the teams leading the way in the East Suburban Catholic Conference ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

    Need more office space?I was wondering if the village is going ahead with building a new Village Hal ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • La Grange Park park district leader remembered for being great coach, teacher

    LA GRANGE PARK – If it wasn’t for longtime La Grange Park resident William Yena, the Community Park District of La Grange Park wouldn’t exist.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • Police Reports: Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Oct. 5

    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. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Federal judge nixes Election Day polling place voter registration in Illinois

    A federal judge has decided there will be no polling-place registration this Election Day, ruling that a state law allowing it is unconstitutional.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Community Nurse Health Center in La Grange hosts Lobster Bake

    LA GRANGE – ABC 7 News investigative correspondent Chuck Goudie (from left), Lobster Bake Master of Ceremonies Teri Goudie, Community Nurse Health Cen ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • Thanks for community support of Baton Rouge flood relief effort

    First of all, I want to thank you for the paper's wonderful coverage of my Baton Rouge flood relief effort!
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Countryside fundraiser to support Western Springs dance teacher with breast cancer

    It’s the caring notes and posts on her GoFundMe page from former students, old friends and family members that mean the most to Western Springs dance ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 19-25, 2016

    Jobs are out thereIn regard to the job market, almost every day I walk past local businesses that ar ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • Thomas Ford Memorial Library bids farewell to longtime director: 4 photos

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Thomas Ford Memorial Library patrons and staff celebrated Director Anne Kozak's 30 years as director of the library in Western Sprin ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Lyons Township takes back Silver Brick from Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – Lyons Township’s boys soccer team returned from Hinsdale Central on Sept. 23 with an edge in the West Suburban Silver title chase, the Silv ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 5:38 pm
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