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  • Downers Grove North teacher wins Golden Apple award: 5 photos

    Jeff Grant, a science teacher at Downers Grove North, won a Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.
    April 13, 2016 - 6:38 am
  • Glenbard West baseball visited York for a game Monday afternoon: 9 photos

    York hosted Glenbard West Monday for an afternoon of baseball. ...
    April 12, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • PHOTOS: Fire closes Lake in the Hills streets

    A structure fire in Lake in the Hills has shut down West Acorn Lane from Crystal Lake Road to Randall Road, according to police.
    April 11, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Photos: Vietnam War Demo

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield Central High School students had a history lesson Friday, when Vietnam War reenactors came to the school to present historical ...
    April 9, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Photos of the Week: April 8 edition

    Northwest Herald editors and photographers chose some of thier favorite photos from the past week. ...
    April 8, 2016 - 4:34 pm
  • PHOTOS: Crystal Lake ballerina accepted to Juilliard School

    Prairie Ridge High School senior Catherine Lasak, 17, of Crystal Lake dreams of becoming a professional ballerina. She is one of 12 women worldwide ac ...
    April 6, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Mystery Diner visit to Mia's Cantina in Downers Grove: 7 photos

    Launched early this year, Mia's Cantina is a happy newcomer to the restaurant scene in downtown Downers Grove.
    April 7, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • RTT Cycle Shop opens in Downers Grove: 4 photos

    Andrew Almazan recently opened RTT Cycle Shop in downtown Downers Grove. ...
    April 5, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • PHOTOS: Police investigate Route 120 crash near Lakemoor, McHenry

    Route 120 closed near Lakemoor, McHenry after crash that injured 26-year-old. The man was airlifted to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville ...
    April 4, 2016 - 4:07 pm
  • Lyons Township High School hosts Raku Fest: 9 photos

    Lyons Township High School holds its annual Raku Fest, an outdoor, interactive ceramics event filled with flames, smoke, fun and art.
    April 4, 2016 - 10:02 pm
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