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  • High school football: Lisle earns OT win against Herscher

    LISLE – Mark McGrath found a sliver of daylight along the right sideline.That was all he needed.Taki ...
    NEW: Oct. 10, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • DuPage Foundation to launch new arts council

    A nonprofit funding organization in DuPage County will be expanding to help connect and advocate for artists, patrons and venues across the county.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Former Downers Grove resident to lead Glen Ellyn chorus

    Anima, a children's chorus in Glen Ellyn, recently celebrated 50 years of inspiring young lives through music education and choral singing.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner tries to crank up the pressure

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Oct. 7 painted his side of the budget-impasse picture, saying that while his department heads are saving the state ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Live Coverage: Suburban Life High School Football Week 7

    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West in battle of unbeatens, Downers Grove bragging rights highlight Week 7 games

    The Friday night lights of high school football bring some big matchups for several area teams on Oct. 9.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • High school football: Lisle football finds special way to honor fallen former player

    LISLE – It's a small sticker, but it has big meaning for Lisle's football team.All the Lions in the ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Rep. Frank Mautino likely Illinois’ next auditor general

    SPRINGFIELD — If confirmed by the Legislature, a longtime state representative from Bureau County will be the state’s next auditor general.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana board recommends adding chronic pain to approved uses

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board voted to add some chronic pain conditions to the qualifying list of conditions for medical ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Portillo's to open its first Wisconsin restaurant

    OAK BROOK – Wisconsin hot dog lovers, rejoice – Portillo’s is planning to open its first restaurant in the Badger State in 2016.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • High school football: Benet looks to regroup after suffering setback against Nazareth

    Lisle wins big on homecomingIt was a happy homecoming for Lisle’s football team.Grant Haen and Mark ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • AFSCME says Gov. Bruce Rauner trying to end step increases

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration wants to abolish step increases, or scheduled raises based on time in service, according to the state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Best Chicago Cubs Wild Card watch parties in suburban DuPage, Cook counties

    The Chicago Cubs are in back in the Major League Baseball Postseason for the first time since 2008 and will face the Pittsburgh Pirates on Oct. 7 in t ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • College of DuPage cancels evening classes in response to bomb threat

    The College of DuPage canceled evening classes Oct. 5 after receiving a bomb threat, according to a post on the college's website.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Fired College of DuPage administrators drop appeal

    Two fired financial administrators for the College of DuPage will be dropping their termination appeal against the school – but may be filing suit aga ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Four finalists named in Illinois state auditor general search

    SPRINGFIELD — The list of candidates to become Illinois’ auditor general has been narrowed to four.T ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth rolls ahead of showdown against Joliet Catholic

    LA GRANGE PARK – Julian Love goes through football jerseys almost as quickly as his big plays against opposing defenses.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • The Drake Oak Brook checks into future of hospitality

    A hotel whose register listed Prince Charles and Frank Sinatra among guests is back in business thanks to a west suburban couple who saw a bright futu ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • High school football: Nazareth brings it on both sides of ball in big win against Benet

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Nazareth Academy football team’s big-play offense and a strong defense combined for a key 33-0 H\homecoming victory over Benet Ac ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • High school football: Lisle romps in homecoming win

    LISLE – It was a happy homecoming for Lisle's football team.Grant Haen and Mark McGrath each scored ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • High school football: Glenbard West-Hinsdale Central among key games in conference races

    Week 6 of the high school football season brings with it plenty of stellar matchups. Glenbard North and Wheaton North face off in a crucial DuPage Val ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Suburban Life recognizes Best Under 40 award winners

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media honored a dozen young professionals Sept. 30 during its annual Best Under 40 awards banquet at the Seven Bridges Golf ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Sept. 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Bald eagle being treated at Willowbrook Wildlife Center dies

    GLEN ELLYN – An injured American bald eagle being treated at DuPage County Forest Preserve District's Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn died o ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Climbers aim high during Illinois Arborist Association contest

    LISLE – Professional tree climbers competed for the title of best climber Sept. 26 during the Illinois Arborist Association’s Tree Climbing Championsh ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Illinois state museums, Sparta shooting fields will close despite pause in layoffs

    SPRINGFIELD -- A pause in state layoffs won’t stop the planned closures of the state’s museum system nor its shooting facilities near Sparta, Gov. Bru ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Secretary of state not sending out renewal reminders to drivers

    SPRINGFIELD — The lack of a state budget soon will start to be felt by more people, namely Illinois drivers.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Community rallies to support reopening Buffalo Theater Ensemble at College of DuPage

    Members of the College of DuPage and the District 502 community are asking the school's Board of Trustees to reverse yet another decision by disgraced ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • College of DuPage passes 2016 budget filled with $7.5 million in cuts

    The College of DuPage will shave a few million dollars off of what college staff has called a "bloated budget" and will cut back on what it asks from ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • High school football: Lisle blitzes Seneca for second straight win

    SENECA – Whatever halftime adjustments Lisle's football team made against Seneca must have worked.Tr ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • High school football: Benet keeps pace in conference race with win against Marist

    LISLE – Benet's football team kept itself in the thick of the East Suburban Catholic Conference race with a 29-25 win against Marist at the Lisle-Bene ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: Champaign man charged with 1985 murder of girl near Glen Ellyn

    This week, a cold case from 1985 had a significant new development when, thanks to DNA evidence, a Champaign man was charged with the murder of a 15-y ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Illinois House hears first details of Emanuel plan

    SPRINGFIELD — Sept. 24 marked another day of activity but little visible movement in the state Capitol.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Live Coverage: Suburban Life High School Football Week 5

    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Naperville police searching for suspects in residential burglary

    NAPERVILLE – Naperville Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of anyone responsible for an alleged ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Family, friends happy with renaming College of DuPage building after local hero

    WHEATON – Amid the excitement and controversy of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees meeting Sept. 17 was a bit of celebration for a man who never ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs stumps for college grant program

    SPRINGFIELD — State Treasurer Mike Frerichs is on the road in a push to get the General Assembly and the governor to restore funding for a need-based ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Illinois state puts employee layoffs on hold

    SPRINGFIELD — Layoffs of state unionized employees are on hold.Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration on ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • High school football: Lisle whips Westmont in dominant win

    LISLE – Mark McGrath did a little bit of everything on offense for Lisle’s football team.Zach Temmer ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Naperville's Dick Tracy sculpture removed for restoration

    NAPERVILLE – Super sleuth Dick Tracy is on the move in Naperville.The 9-foot, one-ton bronze sculptu ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • DuPage Children’s Museum reopens its doors after flood

    NAPERVILLE – Elated. Proud. Relieved. That’s how Dee Dee McDevitt, director of marketing and sales for the DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville, des ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy to host Columbus Day baseball, basketball camps

    GLEN ELLYN – The Bulls/Sox Academy will host Columbus Day Chicago Bulls and White Sox skills camps on Monday, October 12, at Ackerman Park in Glen Ell ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner signs "Breuder Bill" limiting severance pay for community college administrators

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill aimed at limiting future costly severance packages with community college employment contracts after ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Staff at Woodridge's Cypress Cove aquatic park save toddler's life

    WOODRIDGE – Five Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park staff members are recognized at the Sept. 8 Woodridge Park District Board of Commissioners meeting f ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Smoking in Illinois beer gardens off limits?

    SPRINGFIELD — Lighting up in an outdoor beer garden soon might get smokers ticketed.A committee of l ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Med payments a mixed bag for Illinois state employees

    SPRINGFIELD — About 150,000 state employees, retirees or dependents are or soon will be stuck paying cash up-front for medical services, according to ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Payment to Illinois state employees’ medical providers may stop

    SPRINGFIELD — It’s cash up-front for many state employees needing medical services, or it likely soon will be.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Danica Patrick to continue partnership with Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare's 'Healthy Driven' campaign

    Since 2014, race car driver Danica Patrick has been at the forefront of Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare's "Healthy Driven" campaign, an initiative designed ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Naperville woman identified as pedestrian killed in Wheaton

    WHEATON – A Naperville woman has been identified as the pedestrian who was killed by a vehicle Sept. 16, according to DuPage County Chief Deputy Coron ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Lisle man who died during fishing trip succumbed to drowning, hypothermia

    LISLE – The Lisle man who died Sept. 12 during a fishing tournament in Manitowoc County, Wis., succumbed to hypothermia and drowning, according to Man ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • No one injured in Naperville residential garage fire

    NAPERVILLE – A Sept. 20 fire to the garage of a Naperville residence left no injuries, according to a Naperville Fire Department news release.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Weekly Wrap: Sikh community gathers to condemn hate based crimes

    After being brutally beaten last week, Darien Sikh man Inderjit Singh Mukker returned to the spot where the alleged attack began to condemn the hate c ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • High school football: Games moved to Sept. 19 because of weather

    The stormy weather that rolled through the suburbs on Sept. 15 led to some football suffering delays and others being rescheduled.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Dogs offer comfort to patients at Elmhurst Memorial, Edward hospitals

    At about 11 a.m. Sept. 8, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital volunteers Eric Foster and Kelly Lambert and their therapy dogs, Rufus and Sage, stop by the hosp ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • High school football: Impending weather forces schedule changes

    The weather forecast for Sept. 15 is impacting high school football.With impending thunderstorms exp ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 4:46 am
  • Four Shillings Short to display long musical reach across time and space

    Little surprise that two roaming troubadours summon music from far-flung realms as they fuse sitar with Celtic song, and medieval rarities with contem ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Live coverage: Suburban Life high school football Week 4

    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • High school cross country: Boys and girls athletes off and running on path to postseason

    The road to the cross country state finals is traversed in three-mile segments in meets during the regular season. With competitors already off and ru ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • College of DuPage board voids President Robert Breuder's contract, cuts severance package

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees has voted to void the contract of its controverial president, making him an at-will employee subject to termin ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • High school football: West Suburban Silver clashes, Westmont-Lisle, Glenbard East-Glenbard North among big Week 4 games

    Nearing the halfway point of the regular season, Week 4 of the high school football season brings some key matchups.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Sept. 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Law: Severance deals open to public

    The controversial severance package for College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has produced public outcry and a variety of reactions, and Gov. Bru ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Bolingbrook students remember patriots through 9/11 project

    BOLINGBROOK – Pioneer Elementary School third-graders Jordan Gyambrah (from left) and Katherine Pajel show off the miniature American flags they decor ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 8:51 am
  • Lisle veteran travels to Washington, D.C., through Honor Flight program

    Harold Gifford spent a lot of time on planes during his time in the Navy. But he took a flight earlier this month that he will never forget.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • 'Romeo and Juliet' comic sequel set '10 Years Later'

    If you've ever been wistful for a different ending to Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," playwright and director Mike Rago of Downers Grove offers his ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner says no to medical marijuana expansion

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration last week rejected efforts to expand by 11 the list of conditions for which marijuana can be prescrib ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • College of DuPage to vote on voiding Breuder contract, renaming Homeland Security Center

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will take a vote on voiding the contract of embattled President Robert Breuder on Sept. 17, marking yet anothe ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • Second human case of West Nile reported in DuPage County

    A Glen Ellyn woman in her 60s is the second person to be diagnosed with the West Nile virus this year in DuPage County, according to a Sept. 14 DuPage ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Lisle man dies during Wisconsin fishing tournament

    LISLE – A Lisle man died Sept. 12 during a fishing tournament in Manitowoc County, Wis., Manitowoc County Sheriff Robert C. Hermann said.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Trial begins for pair accused of taking money from DuPage Forest Preserve District

    Almost three years to the day after they were formally charged, two of the three men who allegedly funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • DuPage Medical Group doctor on the cutting edge of oncology care

    Dr. Ciarán Bradley is one of the first doctors in the nation to earn the American Board of Surgery's subspecialty certificate in complex general surgi ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • U.S. Chamber: Illinois' lawsuit climate is terrible

    SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 10 said Illinois’ lawsuit climate is nearly the worst in the country.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: More bad news for College of DuPage

    The College of DuPage is again in the news, and it's not good news for everyone. Two administrators were fired for questionable investment policies, a ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • High school football: Lisle give defending state champ Wilmington tough test

    WILMINGTON – Facing the defending state champions didn't faze Lisle's football team.The Lions gave W ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • DuPage Medical Group doctor on cutting edge of oncology care

    Dr. Ciarán Bradley is one of the first doctors in the nation to earn the American Board of Surgery's subspecialty certificate in complex general surgi ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Sept. 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • Illinois Senate passes nearly $4B spending bill

    SPRINGFIELD — With entirely Democratic support, the state Senate on Sept. 9 passed a bill to fund human service providers, to let road money flow thro ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Live coverage: Suburban Life high school football Week 3

    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Proposed county budget calls for no property tax increase

    The DuPage County section of property tax levies will again stay flat, despite being in what county board Chairman Dan Cronin calls the “awkward posit ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Illinois comptroller: Finances bad and getting worse

    SPRINGFIELD — If nothing changes, Illinois will enter calendar year 2016 with about $8.5 billion in unpaid bills, the state comptroller said Sept. 9.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • First human case of West Nile reported in DuPage County

    DuPage County has seen its first human case of the West Nile virus for 2015, according to a Sept. 10 news release from the county health department.
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:26 pm
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