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  • La Grange Park veteran receives posthumous honor from hospice care provider

    LA GRANGE PARK – A special bond between a 96-year-old war hero and an 11-year-old boy was touchingly remembered during an intimate ceremony honoring t ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange Park for June 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Park Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    June 23, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Music Under the Stars kicks off summer in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – On Wednesday nights this summer, the Memorial Park Amphitheater in La Grange Park will be filled with music as part of a weekly summe ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • High school sports: Softball, girls soccer provide spring highlights for Nazareth

    Summer is officially here which makes now the perfect time to look back at some of the spring sports highlights for Nazareth.
    June 21, 2016 - 7:13 pm
  • Hail, thunderstorms, floods expected June 22 in DuPage, Cook counties

    Numerous severe storms are expected June 22 in suburban Cook and DuPage counties, with potentially significant severe storms rolling in during the ear ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Residents at Plymouth Place in La Grange Park create mosaic art mural

    LA GRANGE PARK – A collaborative art project between a local artist and residents at Plymouth Place is turning heads around the La Grange Park senior ...
    June 22, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • High school sports: Lyons Township spring highlights include softball regional title, volleyball state berth

    Summer is in full swing, but it’s not too late to look back at what was an extremely successful spring sports season at Lyons Township High School. He ...
    June 21, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Emily Johnson backstops Lyons Township's success

    LA GRANGE – Lyons Township goalkeeper Emily Johnson spent her first two seasons on varsity as the understudy to three-year starter Lidia Breen.
    June 21, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • SEASPAR to tee up Summer Golf Classic in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – The Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation will present the annual Summer Golf Classic fundraiser July 8 at the Village Gr ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • La Grange Park first responders rescue ducklings from storm sewer

    LA GRANGE PARK – On June 11, the La Grange Park Fire and Police departments made a daring rescue after a family of ducklings fell through a storm sewe ...
    June 20, 2016 - 3:50 pm
  • La Grange School District 102 votes to withdraw from special education co-op

    LA GRANGE – Elected officials for La Grange School District 102 voted June 8 to withdraw from a special education cooperative with the goal of bringin ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • La Grange Business Association to offer dessert tours

    LA GRANGE – Guided walking and tasting tours of six dessert destinations in La Grange will be available on Saturdays in June and July, according to a ...
    June 17, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • La Grange School District 102 considers referendum to help with deficit

    LA GRANGE – Voters in La Grange School District 102 may be asked come November to approve a referendum to provide the district with $3 million more in ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange Park for June 15

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Park Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    June 15, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Lyons Township grad named High School Journalist of the Year

    A talented student-journalist from Lyons Township High School in La Grange has been named the winner of the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association's ...
    June 15, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • High school softball: Cat Klostermann a key to Nazareth's success

    LA GRANGE PARK – Recent Nazareth Academy graduate Cat Klostermann uses her gift of being ambidextrous to be a dual threat in softball.
    June 14, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Riverside Center for Education raises nearly $26,000 through DuPage Human Race

    Riverside Center for Education representatives Rachel Newsom (from left), Clare McCormack, who coordinated Riverside's effort in the DuPage Human Race ...
    June 13, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • West Suburban Home School Band spring concert honors military

    A photo of Edward Colnar from the Navy and Jack Colnar from the Army taken following the return of the servicemen from World War II is projected in th ...
    June 13, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • La Grange native focuses on building relationships through new Luxe Wax Studio

    LA GRANGE – It’s not easy to own and operate a small business as a single parent. But La Grange native Andrea Smith took a risk and opened her own stu ...
    June 13, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • Nazareth Academy Class of 2016 celebrates graduation

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy Class of 2016 valedictorian Kathleen Mazur of Western Springs and salutatorian Cesar De La Cerda of Hillside celebra ...
    June 10, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • The LeaderShop participants to travel to Detroit for service trip

    LA GRANGE – Area high school students who participate in The LeaderShop’s programs are on a mission to impact the lives of those living in impoverishe ...
    June 13, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • The LeaderShop to host La Grange Rocks 5K

    LA GRANGE – This year’s La Grange Rocks 5K on June 10 is proudly supporting 70-year-old Chuck Aron of Chicago, who has a goal of running more than 70 ...
    June 9, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange for June 8

    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 8, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • High school softball: Montini puts brakes on Nazareth's playoff run

    ROSEMONT – Nazareth’s softball team didn’t give up a hit until the fourth inning against Montini.Unf ...
    June 7, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Pillars hosts virtual shout-out to celebrate 10th anniversary

    LA GRANGE PARK – Michelle Rafacz doesn’t know where she and her 7-year-old daughter would be if it weren’t for Pillars. The organization helped the Do ...
    June 8, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • High school softball: Lyons Township enjoys stellar season despite playoff loss

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Aside from a state champion and a winner in the third-place game, every softball team in the state will end its season with a loss.
    June 7, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Blind customers turned away by McDonald's, lawsuit claims

    OAK BROOK – A blind man from Louisiana recently filed a class action lawsuit against McDonald's Corporation for not providing drive-thru accommodation ...
    June 7, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • High school boys volleyball: State trip a 'great experience' for Lyons Township

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – The ending will not mar the journey for Sam Bugaieski and Elijah Medlock.The Lyons ...
    June 6, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Former Western Springs Recreation Department head honored for contributions

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Steve Stelmack loved nothing more than being a teacher, coach and mentor to children and teens during his 15 years of service to the ...
    June 7, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Assisting the Homeless to host head-shaving fundraiser in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Assisting the Homeless is sponsoring Summer Buzz on June 4 in La Grange to raise money to benefit La Grange-area homeless support organiza ...
    June 3, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • High school girls softball: Lyons Township tops Richards for spot in sectional final

    CHICAGO – Timely hitting and solid pitching lifted Lyons Township's softball team to the win in its own Class 4A regional championship game on May 28.
    June 3, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Birdhouse display to line La Grange sidewalks this summer

    LA GRANGE – More than 30 birdhouses standing 6 feet tall are being installed on the sidewalks of the business district as part of an outdoor art exhib ...
    June 3, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Longtime La Grange School District 102 teachers retire

    Two teachers with a combined 66 years working at Congress Park School in Brookfield plan to retire at the end of this school year.
    June 6, 2016 - 7:35 am
  • Baird & Warner to host pet adoption event in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Baird & Warner will host a pet adoption party in partnership with the Jellystone Bark’s Rescue Rangers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 4 at it ...
    June 2, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange and La Grange Park for June 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    June 1, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • La Grange Pet Parade celebrates 70 years of fun

    LA GRANGE – It’s one of the most anticipated events on the calendar in La Grange, and this year, the Pet Parade will be extra special because it’s cel ...
    June 6, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • High school boys track and field: Lyons Township's Andrew Best part of two all-state relays

    Riverside Brookfield boys track and fieldDean Zigulich cleared 13 feet in pole vault and Jhalen Will ...
    May 31, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • High school softball: Lyons Township dethrones defending champs, ends regional title drought

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Sapphire Munoz helped ensure there will be a new Class 4A softball state champion.
    May 31, 2016 - 2:18 pm
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