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  • High school sports roundup: Alex Meurer buzzer-beater lifts IC boys basketball

    ELMHURST – Alex Meurer took Austin Reed’s feed and knocked down a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to lead IC Catholic’s boys basketball team to a 73-70 win a ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Valle: York Township seeks holiday help for families, tots in need

    “Mankind is a great and immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at  Christmas.” Pope John XXIII
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • High school basketball: IC Catholic, Timothy Christian, York boys, girls hit the court

    The ultimate destination for high school boys basketball teams is the Peoria Civic Center for the state finals in March, but it is a long road to get ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Retired Wheaton attorney makes good grammar his mission

    GLEN ELLYN – Park View Elementary School third-grader Olivia Ocasio was busy looking up the word "jellyfish" in her new dictionary.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Glenbard District 87 to celebrate 100th anniversary

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 Superintendent David Larson views the district's 100th anniversary as a way to celebrate the district's iden ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • Glen Crest teacher named Illinois Middle School/Junior High Art Educator of the Year

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Crest Middle School teacher Rich Stachon was named Illinois Middle School/Junior High Art Educator of the Year at a banquet Nov. 4 a ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 7-13

    Hope for prosperityI wish to congratulate President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence on th ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst cancer survivor continues to raise awareness, funds with Ben's Chocolate Stand

    ELMHURST – Eleven-year-old brain cancer survivor Ben Hoffmann will set up the third annual Ben’s Chocolate Stand on Nov. 19 in his Elmhurst driveway t ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school football: Willowbrook's quarterfinal run a memorable one

    VILLA PARK – As freshmen, Willowbrook’s senior class went 2-7 on the football field, needing the final two games of the season to salvage a pair of wi ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Elmhurst School District 205 approves new courses for York High School

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 Board of Education recently heard a presentation about three new courses that York High School wil ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Special Olympians recognized by SEASPAR

    A local special needs parks and recreation organization is commemorating some of its most accomplished athletes with a new Wall of Fame.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Elmhurst entrepreneur offers specialty gifts knitted with love

    ELMHURST – A newborn baby can turn life upside down; yet only one month after her son was born, Kristin Gudmundsson Ceddia took on a role that felt li ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve to raise endangered dragonflies in Warrenville

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will be raising endangered Hine's emerald dragonfly larvae thanks to federal funding, according to a new ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Mack's Golden Pheasant restaurant providing Czech recipes for nearly 70 years

    ELMHURST – Among the stuffed game displays, paintings and other decorations at Mack’s Golden Pheasant restaurant is nearly seven decades of local hist ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Academy reaches out to community with International Peace Crane Project

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Academy teachers, students and families came together to participate in the International Peace Crane Project to inspire peace and ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge puts end to Montini's impressive streak, Willowbrook moves on to quarterfinals

    LOMBARD – An impressive streak that is unlikely to be matched came to an end for Montini’s football team Nov. 5.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • High school cross country: York boys, girls runners notch three all-state finishes

    PEORIA – Before the York boys cross country program celebrated the career of retiring legendary coach Joe Newton on Nov. 6, junior Charlie Kern added ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 31-Nov. 6

    Compromise on state deficitI’m calling in regards to the current state deficit, which they estimate ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship group plans fundraiser

    Elmhurst – The Terry Doherty Memorial Scholarship group will host An Afternoon at the Y for Terry fundraiser from 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Elm ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Valle: November holidays a time for observance, giving thanks

    Every November my thoughts immediately go to Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, two American holidays that make us reflect on who we are as a nation and a ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 11:00 am
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