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  • Athlete from Lisle gym places 11th at CrossFit regionals

    LISLE – Most people hit the gym to lose weight, but Kristin Miller, 27, is hoping to gain a little weight to help her reach her goal of competing in t ...
    June 3, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Harris sets sights on more state medals

    CHARLESTON – Aaron Harris has made big strides on the track from his sophomore to junior years, going from one all-state medal to three at the Class 1 ...
    June 3, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Red Stars remain unbeaten with draw in Seattle

    SEATTLE – The Chicago Red Stars entered their game against Seattle Reign FC undefeated and used a strong defensive performance to remain unbeaten.
    June 3, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Illinois House approves some Chicago pension restructuring

    SPRINGFIELD — With largely Democratic support, the Illinois House on Saturday passed a bill to help Chicago stabilize its massive police and fire pens ...
    June 2, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • ‘No strike, no lockout’ bill clears Illinois Senate

    SPRINGFIELD — A measure Democrats say is intended to prevent a state government shutdown in the case of labor-management strife cleared the Senate on ...
    June 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for May 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    June 1, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Illinois Democrats pass ‘no strike, no lockout’ measure

    SPRINGFIELD — House Democrats passed a measure May 29 they say is intended to prevent a strike or lockout should Gov. Bruce Rauner and the largest sta ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Chicago Wildfire top Minnesota in American Ultimate Disc League matchup

    CHICAGO – In their third meeting against Minnesota this season, the Chicago Wildfire of the American Ultimate Disc League topped the Wind Chill 25-14 ...
    May 31, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Lyons Township's Schaufelberger, relay lead list of track and field state medalists

    CHARLESTON – The second day of the boys state track and field meet on May 30 wasn't the best day to compete.
    May 30, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • May flowers bring monarch butterflies to Lisle library

    LISLE – Florence Yung, a student at Naperville North High School, is one of several teens who volunteered to plant a butterfly garden May 15 at Lisle ...
    May 29, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Omnibus police reform bill passes Illinois House

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House passed a wide-reaching police reform bill May 28 with more than 100 votes.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Reeder: Madigan not the one to call for transparency

    SPRINGFIELD – “We need taller interns,“ a statehouse wag told me my first year covering the Illinois Capitol. I was a bit perplexed. After all, at 6-f ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Our view: Now's the time to revel in nice weather, great events

    In the depths of January’s icy freeze, no doubt many of us wondered why anyone would choose to live in such a frozen wasteland. In February and March, ...
    May 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Census numbers show Joliet could surpass Rockford in population

    JOLIET – New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau shows Joliet and Naperville will likely surpass Rockford – the fastest shrinking city in Illinois and ...
    May 28, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Salvation Army commemorates history with 'Doughnut Day'

    The "Doughnut Girls" during the World War I era were famous for providing prayer and relief to soldiers at a time when gift packages and donations wer ...
    May 28, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Illinois Senate Democrats beat on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plans

    SPRINGFIELD — Democrats were rough on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s agenda Wednesday.Senate Democrats voted do ...
    May 28, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner submits his bills

    SPRINGFIELD — With five days to go before the May 31 legislative deadline, Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday submitted his legislative “ask” through GOP leg ...
    May 27, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • Woodridge offers steps for responding to solicitors

    WOODRIDGE – Residents who are contacted by an unlicensed solicitor or peddler should inform the Woodridge Police Department at 911, according to a vil ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Lisle comes up short in regional title game

    ELMHURST – In the end, Lisle’s baseball team was left with plenty of what-ifs.What if Trevor Stitt’s ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Application process opens for Woodridge police positions

    WOODRIDGE – The village of Woodridge is seeking applicants to establish an eligibility list for full-time police officers, according to a village e-ne ...
    May 27, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Democrats readying $36 billion budget

    SPRINGFIELD —House Speaker Michael Madigan on Monday announced Democrats will spend the next several days preparing a roughly $36.3 billion spending p ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Lisle area remembers fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

    LISLE – The Lisle community gathered together May 25 to remember those who have died in military service to the United States.
    May 26, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Naperville man charged with child porn possession

    NAPERVILLE – Bond has been set at $300,000 for a Naperville man charged with four counts of possession of child pornography, according to a DuPage Cou ...
    May 26, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for May 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 26, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Simler: Supportive housing ends homelessness

    Cleveland stopped smiling in 1987.He was working a steady job and had been there for five years when ...
    May 26, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • ‘Millionaire tax’ falls short in House

    SPRINGFIELD — Speaker Michael Madigan’s “millionaire tax” fell three votes short May 21 in the Illinois House.
    May 26, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Lisle sailor dies while serving overseas

    LISLE – A Lisle sailor died earlier this week while serving in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
    May 23, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County suspends horse sales after public concern

    The fate of a pair of former DuPage County horses remains unknown, but the forest preserve district is taking steps to care for its aged equines movin ...
    May 22, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Woodridge joins with other towns to find retailer for empty Dominick's stores

    WOODRIDGE – Several area communities are teaming up to help find a retailer to fill 10 empty Dominick’s stores, including one in Woodridge and two in ...
    May 22, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • College of DuPage board shifts power via policy changes and more: 5 items

    In a marathon five-hour meeting that featured divided votes on almost every issue on what became a nearly 20-item agenda, the College of DuPage Board ...
    May 23, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Top-5 postseason seeds for Downers Grove North, South baseball

    The high school baseball regular season is winding down and the first pitches of the postseason are about to be thrown as teams look to go on a winnin ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • Downers Grove North, South softball could clash again in postseason

    High school softball teams are about to start the postseason with one goal in mind – get to the EastSide Centre in East Peoria for the state finals. H ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • DuPage officials warn heroin crisis not over, call for more effort

    After a slew of heroin overdose deaths in the first half of 2013, DuPage County agencies and politicians scrambled to come up with new programs and re ...
    May 29, 2015 - 8:53 am
  • Naperville man sentenced to 43 years for fatal bar stabbing of teacher

    NAPERVILLE – A Naperville man has been sentenced to 43 years in prison for the February 2012 stabbing murder of an elementary school teacher at a down ...
    May 20, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Railway oil tanker concerns need to be taken seriously

    We spend a lot of time worrying about preventing things that might never happen. We buy homeowners’ insurance and install smoke detectors in case a fi ...
    May 19, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Extra patrols lead to burglary arrests in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – Extra police patrols in response to a string of reported burglaries at Woodridge businesses recently led to the arrests of four suspects, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Huerta magic earns Red Stars comeback draw at Houston

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Red Stars erased a two-goal deficit May 15 to remain unbeaten in the National Women's Soccer League.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for May 13

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Woodridge seeks applicants for board openings

    WOODRIDGE – The village of Woodridge is looking to fill positions on the Village Board, Police Pension Board and Plan Commission, according to a villa ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • College of DuPage accreditation under review due to recent controversies

    In recent months, College of DuPage administrators and faculty have stressed that the controversies surrounding the school have not affected its acade ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • 5 from College of DuPage: State audit greenlighted, $51K for Res Publica and more

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees was busy May 14, as the political tides of the school continue to turn post-election.
    May 15, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Derossett: Keep accountability and transparency

    As state government scurries to fill a projected $8 billion deficit in the 2016 fiscal year budget, it would seem to make sense to accept successful c ...
    May 15, 2015 - 7:40 am
  • College of DuPage staff: President Breuder ordered positive pre-election mailers

    After a victory in April, the former Clean Slate candidates turned new College of DuPage trustees hope to address a series of mailers sent in the week ...
    May 15, 2015 - 2:16 am
  • Lisle shredding event recycles 8.5 tons of paper

    LISLE – About 8.5 tons of paper was shredded during the Lisle Park District's seventh annual paper shred event April 18, according to a district news ...
    May 14, 2015 - 6:05 pm
  • Benet DGN, DGS girls soccer teams hope high postseason seeds lead to success

    High school girls soccer teams started the season with hopes of making it to the state finals. With the playoffs starting next week, here’s what the p ...
    May 13, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • Our view: Consolidation efforts a great step forward for DuPage

    In the aftermath of the Illinois Supreme Court’s expected decision to strike down the 2013 pension reform law, the state now finds itself in an even b ...
    May 13, 2015 - 7:19 pm
  • From disc golf to outdoor movies, Woodridge area offers something for everyone this spring

    With the promise of warm weather, Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook are offering plenty of opportunities for fun for residents.
    May 13, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Huerta shines for Red Stars in 3-0 win over Boston

    CHICAGO – Saturday’s meeting between the Chicago Red Stars and the Boston Breakers was a game of firsts. 
    May 12, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Woodridge condo residents displaced by fire caused by lightning strike

    WOODRIDGE – A Woodridge multi-family residential complex was damaged Friday by a fire believed to have been caused by a lightning strike, a Lisle-Wood ...
    May 12, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Suburban Life celebrates 12 Women of Distinction

    In an effort to continue a new tradition, Suburban Life Magazine hosted its second annual Women of Distinction Awards event Thursday at Seven Bridges ...
    May 12, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • Bolingbrook woman wins $450,000 Illinois Lottery prize

    BOLINGBROOK – A Bolingbrook resident won $450,000 when she used family birthdays to play Lucky Day Lotto, according to an Illinois Lottery news releas ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court unanimously strikes down state pension fix as unconstitutional

    After months of postulating, speculation and political forecasting, the General Assembly's attempt to right the capsizing ship that is the state pensi ...
    May 8, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • Rauner talks economic development at Choose DuPage event in Oakbrook Terrace

    Gov. Bruce Rauner stopped by Oakbrook Terrace on Tuesday to discuss his plans to boost Illinois' economy.
    May 8, 2015 - 6:15 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for May 6

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 8, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Legislators ask lieutenant governor to look at DuPage Election Commission consolidation

    One of the biggest issues of 2014's DuPage County clerk race was the future of the DuPage Election Commission – namely whether it should continue.
    May 7, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • Chimera's Comics in Woodridge opens for Free Comic Book Day

    WOODRIDGE – Woodridge's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man was just one of many guests at the new Chimera's Comics for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday.
    May 6, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for April 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars down Sky Blue FC 1-0 in World Cup send-off

    CHICAGO – The National Women’s Soccer League’s Chicago Red Stars dominated and stayed unbeaten in their third match of the 2015 campaign on Saturday, ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:37 am
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