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  • McQ’s Bar and Grill & Club Hawthorne hosts massive Kentucky Derby party in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – McQ’s Bar and Grill & Club Hawthorne will host one of the largest Kentucky Derby infield parties in the Chicago area, beginning at 10 a. ...
    May 5, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Bipartisan measures a needed step on road to state budget

    To the Editor:I joined my Senate colleagues on April 22 in unanimously approving two bipartisan meas ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • Kentucky Derby fundraiser benefits Advocate Good Samaritan perinatal bereavement program

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Friends of Share at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital will host a Kentucky Derby benefit from 3 to 6 p.m. May 7 at Parkers’ Restaur ...
    May 4, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Downers Grove North girls take four event titles at track invite

    Downers Grove North’s Faith LaMantia, Isabel Maletich, Prevail Bonga and Jaida Green teamed up to win the 4x200-meter relay in 1:45.67 at the Rolling ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Salt Creek Ballet to make beautiful pointe

    WESTMONT – Salt Creek Ballet of Westmont will spin “Harlequinade: An Italian Fairy Tale” into view at 3 p.m. May 14 and 1 p.m. May 15 at the McAninch ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • 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
  • Benefit at DuPage Airport to help Honor Flight Chicago soar

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage Veterans Foundation’s fifth annual fundraiser at DuPage Airport to benefit Honor Flight Chicago will unfold with fanfare fro ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:00 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
  • Lisle reception to launch ClaySpace exhibit tinged with romance

    LISLE – A couple who met in classes at ClaySpace and are soon to wed will have a joint exhibition of their ceramic art called "Creatures and Servants" ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Athletes compete at WDSRA's Spring Track and Field Meet

    The Western DuPage Special Recreation Association hosted the annual Spring Track and Field Meet on April 17 at North Central College in Naperville.
    May 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars host U.S. superstar Alex Morgan, Orlando Pride on May 1

    CHICAGO – After dropping their inaugural match of the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League campaign to Houston Dash, the Chicago Red Stars breathed a c ...
    April 30, 2016 - 11:59 am
  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • 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
  • High school sports roundup: Lisle's Harris, Omoike win big at track invite

    Downers Grove North’s baseball team completed a West Suburban Silver conference series sweep against Proviso West with an 11-0 win on April 25.
    April 27, 2016 - 7:56 pm
  • Benedictine University marks installation of 11th president

    LISLE – Michael Brophy officially was recognized as the 11th president of Benedictine University during an April 8 ceremony commemorating his installa ...
    April 27, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Plant sale, 10K to be part of Morton Arboretum's week-long Arbor Day lineup

    LISLE – A national holiday to commemorate trees, Arbor Day has significant meaning at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, where a week of events is planned ...
    April 27, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DuPage legislators, comptroller: Budget standoff 'a mess'

    As the ongoing budget standoff in Springfield slowly moves toward a year of financial gridlock, state legislators from DuPage County and state Comptro ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:34 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
  • Lisle's Universal Technical Institute helps transportation employers incentivize career training

    LISLE – As elected officials struggle to fund higher education and expand vocational career training programs, employers in Illinois are working with ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Smart911 to become available across DuPage County

    DuPage County recently asked residents to recognize emergency response personnel during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week by registering f ...
    April 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Lisle, Westmont come together to honor former Westmont standout Charlie Donovan (with video)

    LISLE – The baseball teams at Westmont High School and Lisle High School are part of a fierce rivalry.
    April 22, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • Room Place furniture warehouse in Woodridge devastated by fire: 6 photos

    Smoldering burned out trucks, and a pile of charred mangled debris is all that is left of the Room Place, a furniture warehouse located at 2501 Intern ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Chorus of DuPage to present cabaret dinner show in Lisle

    LISLE – The Chorus of DuPage, a men’s barbershop ensemble, will present its annual cabaret dinner show April 30 at Benedictine University’s Krasa Cent ...
    April 21, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Lisle and Westmont play baseball in honor of Charlie Donovan, former Westmont standout player who died last fall: 13 photos

    The Lisle High School baseball team hosted Westmont Tuesday at Community Park in Lisle. The game was played in honor of former Westmont player Charlie ...
    April 20, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Tom Skilling to moderate climate change talk in Lisle

    LISLE – Benedictine University will present a lecture on "Energy and Climate Change: How Can Justice Be Achieved for Young People?" featuring climatol ...
    April 20, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Choose DuPage: County unemployment numbers low though some areas lag

    DuPage County continues to have some of the strongest unemployment numbers in the state, though a few areas are still lagging, according to a recent a ...
    April 17, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • Drama director bids WDSRA adieu after 26 years

    For 26 years, clients at the Western DuPage Special Recreation Association have been able to get an opportunity few do – to take the stage and perform ...
    April 14, 2016 - 11:09 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: St. Francis taking steps in right direction

    LOMBARD – While many high school volleyball teams have rosters loaded with people who play club volleyball year-round, St. Francis has guys like Timmy ...
    April 13, 2016 - 6:55 pm
  • Downers Grove's Briosa Boutique brings new style to familiar location

    DOWNERS GROVE – The awning on the outside may still say Baubles & More, but occupying the space is a new women’s clothing boutique with a new name.
    April 10, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • People can watch prescribed burn at St. James Forest Preserve

    Specially trained crews from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County are using prescription burns to preserve natural habitats and better contro ...
    April 7, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Reader Poll

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