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  • La Grange Park police bring help, secruity and yellow door hangers as part of new program

    LA GRANGE PARK – Bright yellow door hangers may start making an appearance on the front doors of La Grange Park homes and businesses.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Lawmaker: Illinois State can raise $3.9B without taxing most

    SPRINGFIELD — Rep. Jack Franks thinks he’s found a path to lead Illinois out of its budget wasteland or least get it well along the way.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Boys soccer previews: Morton off to scorching start, Lions and Chargers hope to remain strong

    The boys soccer season will culminate with Class 2A and 3A state finals at Hoffman Estates High School in early November, and several teams in the are ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • La Grange Park elementary school placed on soft lockdown due to suspicious vehicle

    LA GRANGE PARK – Brook Park Elementary School was put on soft lock down Sept. 1 after a student reported seeing a person in a car with what appeared t ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Brookfield Zoo celebrates births of snow leopard cubs

    BROOKFIELD – The Chicago Zoological Society announced the birth of two snow leopard cubs at the Brookfield Zoo.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Brookfield Zoo announces open submission period for 2015 photo contest

    BROOKFIELD – Shutterbugs will have the chance to have their animal photos displayed at the Brookfield Zoo through the zoo’s 2015 photo contest.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Nicor to continue work on La Grange homes for 4 to 6 weeks, may require home access

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Nicor Gas company will continue its work to replace aging gas mains throughout the village of La Grange Park for an additional fo ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • New Illinois state laws seek to clarify, expand student rights

    SPRINGFIELD — Schools must have a legitimate reason to demand students provide their social media passwords under a bill signed into law this week by ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Illinois taxpayers continue to fund state lawmakers' health insurance

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois taxpayers spent $1.23 million last year to provide health insurance to state lawmakers despite the fact that the jobs are part- ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: High school football is back in DuPage, Cook counties

    Football season is finally here. High school students are back in the classroom, and athletes are ready to go head-to-head to reach the playoffs and b ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Illinois state only paying out lottery prizes of less than $25,000

    SPRINGFIELD — Win the Lottery? You might want to hold off on that new bass boat, dream house or even ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Countryside, Westchester, Western Springs for Aug. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from area police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: Suburban Life teams to watch in 2015

    Summer camp is long over, preseason practices are done and high school football teams from the area are ready to hit the lights on the 2015 season. He ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Goldsborough: Tween services at Thomas Ford Memorial Library

    The Youth Services Department at Thomas Ford Memorial Library is well-known for exciting programs. Questions about our next series begin even before t ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Judge: State must pay bills, show a plan

    SPRINGFIELD — U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman is keeping an eye on how well Illinois complies with her order to meet its obligations to cit ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Nazareth Academy welcomes new students and welcomes back alumni faculty

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park welcomed back alumni, new teachers and faculty for the 2015-16 school year on the first day of cla ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Medical examiner determines cause of death in I-290 hit-and-run

    HILLSIDE – The Cook County Medical Examiner ruled that the Plainfield man who was found Aug. 24 on Interstate 290 died of motor vehicle trauma.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Man arrested in Burr Ridge for truck theft, attempted home burglary

    BURR RIDGE – A Justice man was arrested and charged Aug. 26 after allegedly attempting to break into a house and then stealing a truck, according to a ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • High school football: Suburban Life Media players to watch in 2015

    When all is said and done, every player on every football team in the area will play a role for their squads, but some playmakers figure to make a nam ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • High school football: Quotable players and coaches

    As football teams from across the state get set to start the football season, here are what some players and coaches from schools in the Suburban Life ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • La Grange Citizens' Council to host open forum on current liquor ordinances, possible changes

    LA GRANGE – The future of La Grange’s liquor laws will be under discussion at an open forum led by the Citizens’ Council of La Grange at 7:30 p.m. Sep ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Children's musician Jim Gill coming to Anderson's Bookshop in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Musician, songwriter and author Jim Gill will perform and sign books at Anderson’s Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, in September.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • High school football: Carson Bartels, Nazareth set for title defense

    LA GRANGE PARK – After seeing playing time as a backup the past two years, Carson Bartels will be the Roadrunners’ starting QB from day one. He spoke ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • High school football: Naz opens title defense with trip to Bloomington

    Nazareth Roadrunners footballCoach: Tim Racki2014 record: 14-0 (7-0 ESCC)Conference: East Suburban C ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • High school football: Nazareth hopes to defend state title

    Defending champs: Being a defending state champion means Nazareth will have a target on its back this season. The Roadrunners have plenty of talent ba ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • High school football: Fenwick looks to replace key losses against tough schedule

    Tough schedule: It's nothing new, but it's still worth mentioning that Fenwick faces a demanding schedule. The Chicago Catholic League Green, which is ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • High school football: Chase Nacker a leader for young Lyons Township team

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Chase Nacker is one of two returning starters on the offensive line along with fellow senior Taylor Curlin, which makes that unit th ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: LT opens with Warren for third straight year

    Lyons Township Lions football Coach: Kurt Weinberg 2014 record: 5-5 (3-3 WSS) Conference: West Subur ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • High school football: New faces all over Lyons Township

    Lots of new faces: The Lions have only three players with significant varsity experience, offensive linemen Chase Nacker and Taylor Curlin and running ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • La Grange library board selects Stegeman for trustee spot

    LA GRANGE – La Grange resident Suzanne Stegeman was sworn in Aug. 18 as the newest member of the La Grange Public Library Board of Trustees.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • 2015 Suburban Life high school football season preview

    Aug. 30, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • LT boys soccer opens with shutout victory

    LA GRANGE – Season openers can be tricky because a combination of rust, nerves and unfamiliarity make it tough.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • La Grange Village Board approves $14.5 million bond for sewer improvements, West End Art Fest

    LA GRANGEAt the La Grange Village Board’s Aug. 24 meeting, held at the La Grange Community Center, 2 ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars earn first NWSL playoff berth

    LISLE – The Chicago Red Stars secured their place in the National Women’s Soccer League playoffs on Aug. 23 for the first time since they joined the l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Plainfield man killed on I-290 in possible hit-and-run

    HILLSIDE – A Plainfield man was struck and killed Aug. 24 on Interstate 290 east at Wolf Road by an unknown vehicle, according to Illinois State Polic ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Illinois State Police investigating death on I-290 east

    HILLSIDE – Illinois State Police Department is investigating a death that occurred in the early morning of Aug. 24 on I-290 eastbound at Wolf Road, ac ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Western Springs residential fire causes $150,000 in damages

    WESTERN SPRINGS – A residential fire Aug. 22 in Western Springs left $150,000 in damages and no injuries, according to a Village of Western Springs ne ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • La Grange Village Board meeting to be held at La Grange Community Center Aug. 24

    LA GRANGE – The village of La Grange announced a change of location for their next village board meeting.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Meyer: The LeaderShop changes the lives of youth and adults alike

    Little did I know when I did some volunteer work for The LeaderShop 25 years ago that my involvement with the youth agency was only just beginning.
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage begins process of firing president

    This week the College of DuPage Board of Trustees finally started the process firing President Breuder, and may try to recoup his $763,000 buyout.
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Countryside, Westchester and Western Springs for Aug. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • College of DuPage timeline: What led to termination proceedings against Robert Breuder

    The last year and a half has been rocky for embattled President Robert Breduer and the College of DuPage, culminating in the Board of Trustees' decisi ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • College of DuPage votes to start termination proceedings against President Robert Breuder

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees have started the process of firing embattled President Robert Breuder – and may prevent him from getting his c ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Redfin: Berwyn home prices remain strong

    The market for homes in Berwyn remains strong, with sales prices reaching record-highs this spring. ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Raise a glass of craft beer at Brookfield Zoo's ZooBrew Aug. 21 and 22

    BROOKFIELD – More than 80 beers from 30 breweries will be on hand to go down the hatch for the fourth annual ZooBrew at Brookfield Zoo.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • La Grange Park Ace Hardware closed due to substantial roof damage

    LA GRANGE PARK – A local Ace Hardware story will be temporarily closed for repairs after a large portion of the roof support cracked, according to a V ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Bottle & Bottega scavenger hunt in downtown La Grange starts Aug. 23

    LA GRANGE – Bottle & Bottega of La Grange is combining an art exhibit with a scavenger hunt.Through ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Girls golf: Lyons Township, Riverside Brookfield skew young, Fenwick, Nazareth boast returning talent

    The high school girls golf season is underway, and players have their sights set on making it to Decatur, site of the state tournaments in mid-October ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Police: Potential child luring case at Waiola Park 'unfounded'

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Police Department announced the close of an investigation into a potential child luring case Aug. 19.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Boys golf: Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield set to tee off this season

    If it hasn’t already, school is about to start and with it the boys golf season. Teams and individuals all tee off with the same goal in mind – to boo ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Parts of DuPage, Cook counties without power after Aug. 18 thunderstorm

    Several DuPage and Cook County residents are still without power following a storm that ripped through the Chicago area the night of Aug. 18, accordin ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • College of DuPage board to vote on Breuder ouster Aug. 20

    After months of controversy and weeks of legal questions, the Robert Breuder era at the College of DuPage may officially be at its end.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Shooting of woman in Chicago Loop hits home at La Grange real estate firm

    LA GRANGE – Alma Hernandez, 44, of Tinley Park was the mother of four children who had just begun her career in real estate, working for Baird & Warne ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Metra to install mobile charging stations in downtown Chicago

    Metra announced Aug. 18 that it is installing charging stations for electronic mobile devices at four of its downtown Chicago stations, according to a ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner offers new legislative package

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Aug. 17 said he’s again proposing legislation for a two-year freeze on local property taxes combined with what he c ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • District 204 seeks replacement for Shapiro on LT Board of Education

    LA GRANGE – Lyons Township High School District 204 will seek a replacement to fill the empty seat of the Board following the resignation of board mem ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • State Rep. Danny Davis to hold Westchester Town Hall meeting Aug. 18 in Westchester

    WESTCHESTER – State Rep. Danny K. Davis, D-Chicago, will make a stop at Westchester Village Hall to answer questions from constituents at 7 p.m. Aug. ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars sunk by Washington stoppage time goal

    LISLE – The Washington Spirit came to Chicago in hopes of securing a win and three points on Sunday night against the Chicago Red Stars, and with a la ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Theater of Western Springs host show of 1-act plays starting Aug. 19

    WESTERN SPRINGSThe Theatre of Western Springs will present a performance of eight original one-act p ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Contractor suing Lyons Township High School over unpaid services

    LA GRANGE – Lyons Township High School is among the defendants in a lawsuit over unpaid services performed by a contractor.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • La Grange police looking for stranger who asked 8-year-old if he wanted to go for walk

    LA GRANGE – A person of interest is being sought by the La Grange Police Department following a suspicious incident involving a stranger and an 8-year ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • After 10 years in the Yucatan, a chef brings a 1-night culinary event to La Grange

    Note to readers: The Suburban Life learned Aug. 18 that, due to unforseen circumstances, the dinner described in this article was canceled. Chef Marsh ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Hillside police: Westmont man charged with attempted murder of officer during chase

    HILLSIDE – A Westmont man has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and aggravated fleeing and attempting to elude police after a hig ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • St. Louise de Marillac to hold 60th anniversary celebration Sept. 12

    LA GRANGE PARK – St. Louise de Marillac Parish, 1125 Harrison Ave., was first formed in July 1955. In celebration of their 60th anniversary, the paris ...
    Aug. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Fornaro: How nonprofits help strengthen small businesses

    There’s one thing that every small business owner understands: You have to find a hook.A healthy bus ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Keep negotiations in Gov. Bruce Rauner's hands

    Illinois voters elected Bruce Rauner knowing full well his stance on organized labor and with the expectation that he would negotiate with the state’s ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Consultant: College of DuPage had $160 million invested against board policy

    The College of DuPage had more than $160 million invested in funds that violated board policy, according to a consultant hired by the college.
    Aug. 16, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • College of DuPage starts Breuder replacement search, gives interim president a pay raise

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees had a lengthy agenda for its Aug. 13 meeting. Here are some of the topics the board discussed during its speci ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • College of DuPage board votes to close Waterleaf Restaurant, transition it to education facility

    The controversial and unprofitable Waterleaf Restaurant at the College of DuPage will close at the end of the month and make way for new culinary prog ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • St. Baldrick’s awards research grant in memory of La Grange Park boy

    LA GRANGE PARK – The family of Dominic Cairo of La Grange Park has raised money for children’s cancer research with the help of the St. Baldrick’s Fou ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Shared space a benefit for collegiate athletic conferences

    Shared homes for college conferencesIn addition to The Summit League, the CCIW and the Big Ten, ther ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • The Summit League finds success with men's and women's hoops tourneys

    The premier event for The Summit League is the men’s and women’s basketball championship tournaments that are held at the same time at the Denny Sanfo ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • College athletic conferences find home in suburban headquarters

    The Big Ten Conference’s headquarters in Rosemont are hard to miss from I-294. The conference’s prom ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Annual Run for Kelli fundraiser returns for 4th year Sept. 20

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Kelli O’Laughlin was a freshman at Lyons Township High School in 2011 when her life was tragically taken by a burglar who broke into ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Mosquito spraying scheduled in La Grange Aug. 12

    LA GRANGE – To control adult mosquito populations, the Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District will spray parts of La Grange Aug. 12 from dusk ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Fagan: La Grange Park Library welcomes new executive director

    On Aug. 3, the La Grange Park Library welcomed its new Executive Director, Kate Buckson. Kate comes to La Grange Park from the Westmont Public Library ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • College of DuPage to vote on closing Waterleaf, presidential search committee Aug. 13

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will be considering some big steps forward in addressing some of its biggest controversies – including replaci ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Brookfield Zoo announces names for wolf pups based on public's votes

    BROOKFIELD – Voters made their voices heard at the Brookfield Zoo with their picks for names for a litter of Mexican grey wolf puppies recently born a ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Fire Chief: La Grange Park basement fire highlights need for homeowners to have working fire extinguisher

    LA GRANGE PARK – The La Grange Park Fire Department responded to a house fire Aug. 10 in the 500 block of North Stone Avenue, according to a news rele ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars' unbeaten streak undone by Portland Thorns

    PORTLAND, ORE. – Alyssa Mautz put the Chicago Red Stars ahead early. Allie Long and the Portland Tho ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Patching for La Grange Road scheduled for August through September

    LA GRANGE – The Illinois Department of Transportation will perform maintenance work along La Grange Road through the months of August and September.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Westmont man flees police, involved in crash in Oak Brook

    OAK BROOK – The Hillside Police Department took a 35-year-old Westmont man into custody after he allegedly evaded police in multiple towns before he c ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Baseball and billiards history celebrated with exhibit at Illinois Billiards Club in Willow Springs

    WILLOW SPRINGS – The Illinois Billiard Club, located in Willow Springs, will celebrate two sports anniversaries with a special exhibit on display in A ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: DuPage County has a new flood map

    The week brought good news for some and bad news for others as FEMA released the new DuPage County flood maps.
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Community Nurse Health Center announces new medical director

    LA GRANGE – Community Nurse Health Center in La Grange welcomed the organization’s new medical director, Dr. Kisti Catalano, on July 13. 
    Aug. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Western Springs Historical Society prepares time capsule for the year 2086

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The year 2086 seems like it’s a long way off.But for the Western Springs Historica ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Contractor charged with sexually abusing teen in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – La Grange police charged a Chicago contractor after he inappropriately touched a teenage juvenile while he was working at her house in La ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Riverside Fishing Club to host annual Swap Meet Aug. 8 in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – All are welcome at the Riverside Fishing Club's sixth annual Swap Meet, which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 8 in La Grange.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Community Nurse Health Center to offer free dental checkups

    LA GRANGE – In recognition of National Health Center Week and La Grange-based Community Nurse Health Center’s 95th year of service, Community Nurse wi ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • Westchester Music Festival returning to village Aug. 8

    WESTCHESTER – The second annual Westchester Music Festival will take place at High Ridge Park from 3 to 9 p.m. Aug. 8. and will include local food, pl ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • The LeaderShop teams with La Grange Park District for school supply drive

    LA GRANGE – To make sure students are plenty prepared for the upcoming school year, the Park District of La Grange Park is teaming up with the LeaderS ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Freight train strikes SUV at 47th and East in La Grange, no injuries reported

    LA GRANGE – A freight train struck the rear end of a 2006 Ford Explorer SUV at 4:28 p.m. August 5 at the 47th Street and East Avenue railroad crossing ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • World of Animals coming to Hodgkins Public Library tonight

    HODGKINS – Bill Hoffman of Animal Rentals will bring his World of Animals to the Hodgkins Public Library from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Aug. 6.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Real solutions for Cook County have to come from Springfield

    Now that the votes are counted and the sales tax hike is set to go into effect Jan. 1, the next step will be to monitor what effect it has on Cook Cou ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Area football players set to shine at Division I college level in 2015

    The college football season is about to officially begin as teams soon will be reporting for preseason practices ahead of the season kickoff. Several ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Illinois Senate OKs federal ‘pass-through’ spending bill

    SPRINGFIELD — In a growingly rare moment of bipartisan peace, the Illinois Senate on Tuesday cleared the way for state agencies to spend about $4.8 bi ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Anderson's Bookshop opens in downtown La Grange: 5 photos

    Anderson's Bookshop in downtown La Grange opens to the public. ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • Tobolski: County sales tax hike tough but necessary

    Last week the Cook County Board made the difficult, but necessary decision to increase the County’s portion of the sales tax by 1 percent. I voted in ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Riverside chief calls on Cook County to offer overdose training for police

    RIVERSIDE – Now that Riverside police are equipped to help overdosed drug users immediately on the scene, Police Chief Tom Weitzel has called upon Coo ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Police Blotter: La Grange, La Grange Park, Western Springs and Westchester for Aug. 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Countryside, Westchester and Western Springs for July 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • La Grange father, son team up to sell duckies for Special Olympics

    LA GRANGE – Danny Zeller of La Grange has participated as an athlete with Illinois’ Special Olympics for 35 years with the help of Zeke, his biggest f ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Lyons Township graduate Jake Elliott racks up milestones with Memphis football

    Jake Elliott, a Lyons Township grad and junior kicker at Memphis, already has racked up an impressive amount of stats and accomplishments in his two y ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • College of DuPage talks FOIA, transition team and education committee

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees undertook a massive, 35-item agenda during its meeting July 30, hitting on its future budget, an illegal leak ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • Garage fire reported in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – The La Grange Park Fire Department responded to a report of a garage fire Aug. 2 in the 600 block of North Brainard Avenue. 
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Christen Press scores twice in Chicago Red Stars draw

    LISLE – For the second game in a row, the Chicago Red Stars came away with a tie for the after facing a fellow National Women's Soccer League title co ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Patrons line up for Anderson's Bookshop opening in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – On Aug. 1, customers and members for the La Grange Village Board officially welcomed the opening of Anderson's Bookshop to downtown La Gra ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • College of DuPage proposes $7.5 million in budget cuts for 2016

    The College of DuPage may be cutting more than $7.5 million – including tax levies and student tuition – off what college staff has called a "bloated" ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 2:24 pm
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