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  • La Grange to kick off holiday season with 25th annual Hometown Holiday

    LA GRANGE – A beloved tradition for 25 years will kick off the holidays in La Grange, as residents get ready to celebrate the season at the annual Hom ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • High school basketball: Boys, girls teams from Lyons Township, Morton, Riverside Brookfield hit the court

    The stats can say a lot about a basketball team or a specific player. Winning percentage, points per game, 3-point percentage and number of steals are ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Nov. 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 ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • La Buona Vita gives pasta-making demonstration

    LA GRANGE – Chef Terry Rempert, owner and executive chef at La Buona Vita, invites guests to come and watch him make pasta during a live chef demonstr ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Palzet: The balance of a 21st-century education

    "Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now." Mattie StepanekOver the ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Hinsdale Chorale concert reunites beloved LT teacher with past students

    The sounds of the holiday season will come alive Nov. 26 and 27 as the Hinsdale Chorale presents “Traditional Christmas: A Celebration of Carols” at E ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • La Grange encourages holiday shoppers to go local

    LA GRANGE – Small businesses in La Grange are partnering with the La Grange Business Association to encourage residents and visitors to shop local in ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 14-20

    Didn’t show upTo all those people who are protesting in the streets over Trump’s victory, they are t ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn and La Grange Park for Nov. 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 ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • High school football: Snafu keeps Fenwick out of state finals

    RIVER GROVE – On the verge of its first state championship game appearance, Fenwick’s football team was denied by Plainfield North and what turned out ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • LT students serve up Thanksgiving meal to seniors

    LA GRANGE – About 100 seniors dined Nov. 17 in the Lyons Township High School North Campus Community Room for the annual Senior Citizen Thanksgiving L ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • High school girls swimming: Five medals leads Lyons Township to 10th in state

    EVANSTON – Mary Kate Gannon took an improbable route to becoming a state swimming medalist.The Lyons ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Citizens' Council of La Grange endorses incumbents for village offices

    LA GRANGE – The Citizens’ Council of La Grange endorsed incumbents for the offices of village trustee, clerk and president during its second and final ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 9:11 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 7-13

    Hope for prosperityI wish to congratulate President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence on th ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Fenwick football stands tall, earns semifinal berth

    ALGONQUIN – Fenwick’s offense scored 30 or more points in eight of nine regular-season games, but it was the defense that came up big as the Friars ad ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn and La Grange Park for Nov. 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 ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • La Grange District 102 referendum narrowly passes

    LA GRANGE – A referendum measure asking La Grange School District 102 residents to approve an increase to the limiting tax rate narrowly passed Nov. 8 ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Majority of Cook County referendum measures pass

    Cook County towns saw many referendum measures Nov. 8, and a majority of them passed. Below are the results.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Ogden Avenue School to host Red Sled Holiday Bazaar

    LA GRANGE – The annual Red Sled Holiday Bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12 at Ogden Avenue School, 501 W. Ogden Ave., La Grange.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • La Grange preschoolers raise funds for breast cancer research

    LA GRANGE – Preschoolers at Little People's Country in La Grange decorated signs for an Oct. 21 bake sale that raised $460 for the Breast Cancer Resea ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 31-Nov. 6

    Compromise on state deficitI’m calling in regards to the current state deficit, which they estimate ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Chick Chat tackles tough issues girls face

    LA GRANGE – The ups and downs of tweens’ peer relationships can take a toll on girls’ self-esteem and have a lasting impact on their social skills. Bu ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Riverside Brookfield's Mateo Nunez all-state at cross country

    PEORIA – A strong start helped Riverside Brookfield’s Mateo Nunez to an all-state finish at the Class 2A state race at Detweiller Park on Nov. 5.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Cook County communities celebrate Chicago Cubs' win

    On Nov. 2, the Chicago Cubs made history, winning their first World Series title since 1908.They def ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • High school football: Tough loss, but future promising for Lyons Township

    WESTERN SPRINGS – A heartbreaking night for Lyons Township’s football team should be a prelude to a great future.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Police Reports: Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Nov. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • High school cross country: Lyons Township totals four all-state cross country finishes

    PEORIA – Danny Kilrea couldn’t completely enjoy the fastest performance in Lyons Township boys cross country history at Detweiller Park.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • MacNeal Immediate Care sites offer flu shots

    BERWYN – MacNeal Immediate Care has three locations offering walk-in flu vaccines.The sites are Berw ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 3:32 pm
  • Local woman organizes annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove resident is helping organize an annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser that allows attendees to meet ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • High school football: Overtime thriller goes against Lyons Township

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Lyons Township's latest playoff thriller went against the Lions.One week after edg ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 10:05 am
  • Election Day to include several Cook County referendum measures

    Nov. 8 is Election Day. Besides electing candidates to serve in office, voters also will be able to vote on local referendum measures. Below are measu ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 24-30

    Blagojevich a good manFree Rod Blagojevich now. I think that his trial was a shame. Look what happen ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • League of Women Voters to hold mock election at Lyons Township High School

    LA GRANGE – The League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area is partnering with Lyons Township High School to hold a mock election Nov. 3 during stude ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • High school cross country: Next stop state for Lyons Township girls, boys

    MIDLOTHIAN – After battling shin splints during the cross country preseason, Lyons Township sophomore Emily Henkel hoped to be as productive as she wa ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • High school girls volleyball: Regional loss ends solid season for Lyons Township

    SUMMIT – In a regional final showdown of prestigious volleyball programs, Lyons Township experienced great starts and frustrating finishes against San ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
    Cooler temperatures
    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food