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  • Glen Ellyn resident participating in Walk for Kidneys on June 25

    GLEN ELLYN – Ian Kamphuis must spend eight to 10 hours a night hooked up to a dialysis machine as he waits for his next kidney transplant.
    June 25, 2016 - 7:38 pm
  • Catholic Charities to host health fair in Cicero

    CICERO – Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is hosting a free community health fair from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at St. Frances of Rome S ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glenbard West student, Wheaton resident raising awareness, funding for cystic fibrosis

    Despite the fact that 16-year-old Maddi Bertrand of Wheaton continues to battle against cystic fibrosis, she doesn't let the disease slow her down or ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • Organizers cancel Woodstock Musicfest citing financial risk

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Musicfest has been called off this year because of the amount of money it takes to run the event.
    June 15, 2016 - 9:15 pm
  • Gotta Do It: June 12 through June 19

    June 12• Tri-Chevy Car Show/Swap Meet – 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone. $5. For ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Homer Glen woman recognized for many volunteer efforts

    Pet rescues, women’s heart health, breast cancer and traumatic brain injury.These are just some of t ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:09 am
  • ‘Rockin’ for the Elderly’ concert at McHenry Moose Lodge to benefit Beyer Foundation

    McHENRY – Between raising two teenagers, working at Allendale Association and running a nonprofit that raises awareness of elder abuse and exploitatio ...
    June 6, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Former Plainfield resident competes in seventh season of Fox's 'MasterChef'

    PLAINFIELD – Competing as one of the best home cooks in the United States is fitting when you grow up enjoying and preparing home-cooked meals.
    May 30, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Plenty of summer festivals scheduled in Will, Grundy counties area

    June 4• 31st annual Cabin Festival – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area, Cragg ...
    May 29, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Frankfort member of Illinois National Guard beats stress through watercolors

    FRANKFORT – As he returns to the watercolor painting that fascinated him in his youth, Col. Mark Jackson of Frankfort is pondering ways to immortalize ...
    May 27, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Westchester blood drive nets 92 pints

    WESTCHESTER – The Westchester Blood Program collected 92 pints from its second drive of the year April 16 in the gym of the village’s Community Center ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Wheaton man, Glenbard West grad with muscular dystrophy vying for mobility van

    Gregory McGuire would like to take his two young children to the park or zoo whenever they would like to go.
    May 24, 2016 - 6:52 am
  • Gotta Do It: May 22 through May 29

    May 22• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Sugar Creek Admi ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Shorewood HUGS seeking nominations for its Hugs & Wishes program

    SHOREWOOD – Last year, Shorewood HUGS fulfilled 114 nominations for its Hugs & Wishes program.This y ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Wheaton native Emily Casey co-adapts first play

    WHEATON – Wheaton native Emily Casey, an actress and playwright, will soon have her work displayed on stage.
    May 19, 2016 - 4:00 pm
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