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  • Lipinski announces $3 million grant for Argonne National Lab

    LEMONT – U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Western Springs, is joining the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy to announce funding fo ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Lemont Super Hero theater camp to target people with special needs

    LEMONT – Artful IMPACT! and Little Mountain Community Theatre once again will align forces to bring youth, teens and young adults with special needs t ...
    May 23, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Wolves born at Brookfield Zoo head into wild

    BROOKFIELDThe Chicago Zoological Society announced the birth of a litter of five Mexican gray wolves ...
    May 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Letter: Great work on library renovation

    To the editor:Kudos to the Lemont Library Board and director for the wonderful renovation of the lib ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Lemont counting down the days to party of the year

    LEMONT – May 14 will mark 50 days until Lemont Park District’s Independence Day Extravaganza lights up the village.
    May 19, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Lemont student named IHSA state champ in journalism

    LEMONT – Lemont High School junior Heather Miller set a new bar for future students after competing at the 2016 IHSA Journalism State Finals hosted on ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Lemont Park District welcomes new commissioner

    LEMONT – The Lemont Park Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of the agency’s newest board member, Leland “Lucky” Wagner.
    May 18, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Lemont Park District celebrates golden milestone

    LEMONT – The Lemont Park District turned 50 years old in April and shares a look back at its history and anniversary celebration.
    May 17, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Blackwell Forest Preserve campground opens

    WARRENVILLE – A mini-vacation awaits right in DuPage County with a night spent under the stars at the family campground at Blackwell Forest Preserve i ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Oak Trace resident stays active by helping children with autism

    DOWNERS GROVE – At 87 years old, James “Rocky” Guzzaldo still finds a reason to get up and going at 5 a.m. each morning.
    May 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Leman students picked for Google Expeditions

    WEST CHICAGO – The students at Leman Middle School in West Chicago were picked to participate in Google Expeditions, a program that travels around the ...
    May 16, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Roskam discusses heroin crisis with DuPage County Heroin Task Force

    ELMHURST – U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, held a round table meeting May 6 with DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and members of the DuPage ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Monthly farmers market to debut at Alvernia Manor in Lemont

    LEMONT – Alvernia Manor Senior Living Home in Lemont will present its first farmers market from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13. A market will be hosted the ...
    May 11, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • SEASPAR to tee up nine-hole golf benefit

    DOWNERS GROVE – Golfers are invited to the Downers Grove Golf Course for a May 17 outing to benefit SEASPAR’s recreational programs and services for i ...
    May 10, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Tax hike proposal circumvents Cook County's budget process

    To the editor:A 66 percent tax increase to Cook County’s special use gasoline and fuel tax has been ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Sun & Shade Garden Center opens in Lemont

    LEMONT – Sun & Shade Garden Center in Lemont will host its grand opening April 30.Offering a wide va ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • GoPolar Cryotherapy warms up to Lemont

    LEMONT – GoPolar Cryotherapy, offering whole-body cryotherapy, has opened at 238 Main St. in Lemont.
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Starz' gala to help DuPage County seniors

    LOMBARD – The DuPage Senior Citizens Council’s fifth annual “Dancing with the Starz” benefit is heating up with celebrity dancers rehearsing their dan ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:23 pm
  • Art exhibition opens in Lemont

    LEMONT – A group art show by members of the Lemont Artists Guild is on display at the Lemont Center for the Arts through May 29. The artists’ works re ...
    May 2, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Lemont’s Celine Ratulowski selected for IHSA Student Advisory Committee

    LEMONT – Lemont High School sophomore Celine Ratulowski has been chosen to serve on the Student Advisory Committee of the Illinois High School Associa ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lemont baseball splits series against Oak Forest

    Lemont’s baseball team had two stellar pitching performances but just one win to show for it as the Indians split their two-game South Suburban Confer ...
    April 29, 2016 - 8:20 am
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Lithuanian World Center in Lemont invites all golfers to charity tournament

    LEMONT – The Lithuanian World Center in Lemont will host its annual Charity Golf Tournament on June 11 at Old Oak Country Club.
    April 27, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • American English to star in SEASPAR benefit concert

    The Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation will present a benefit concert featuring The Beatles tribute band American English on May 5 ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you remember most about your high school graduation?
    How long it was
    Saying goodbye to friends
    Excitement about the future
    I don't remember it