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  • Spring Craft Bonanza upcoming in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – A spring craft show spotlighting woodwork, ceramics, wearable art, woven jewelry and more is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 11 at the ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:23 pm
  • St. Charles Kiwanis Club members to be grand marshals at St. Patrick's Parade

    ST. CHARLES – Members of the St. Charles Kiwanis Club will serve as the grand marshals for the 16th annual St. Patrick’s Parade, which will be at 2 p. ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • Kane County prepares for possible state budget cuts

    GENEVA – With a potential $4 million revenue shortfall on the horizon, Kane County leaders are taking steps to protect the county’s financial health.
    March 5, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • Women's History Month highlights accomplishments, contributions

    A suffragette-era dress on a mannequin in the window of the St. Charles History Museum illustrates the 75-year battle for women’s voting rights. But i ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Wheaton Park District launches new website

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District has revamped its website, wheatonparkdistrict.com, according to a district news release.
    March 5, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Registration open for D200 Special Olympics 'Bowl for the Torch' fundraiser

    Registration is open for the annual "Bowl for the Torch" Community Unit School District 200 Special Olympics bowling fundraiser May 9, according to a ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:03 pm
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce honors 2 Wheaton businesses for innovation

    WHEATON – A pair of downtown Wheaton businesses are being held up as paragons of success and innovation by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
    March 5, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • West Chicago still battling backlogged water bills

    WEST CHICAGO – City officials are still playing catch-up on delayed water bills, some of which date back 18 months.
    March 5, 2015 - 6:37 pm
  • West Chicago Park District accepting baseball and softball registration

    WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Park District is accepting registration for baseball and softball teams, the district announced in a news release.
    March 5, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • District 41 announces registration dates

    GLEN ELLYN – District 41 registration for returning students began Monday, the district announced in a news release.
    March 5, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • ICC, Elwood attorneys urge denial of requests to rehear railway closure decision

    CHICAGO – Attorneys from the Illinois Commerce Commission and the village of Elwood are urging the full ICC board to deny separate requests from the I ...
    March 5, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • Glen Ellyn library hosts hands-on technology fair (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Public Library was bustling with excitement Saturday during the second annual STEAM Fair.
    March 5, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Local rapper says cops don't accept he's changed

    JOLIET – A local rap artist told a judge Thursday he has matured from his gang-affiliated past.But D ...
    March 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • St. Baldrick’s event to be held at new Westmont location

    WESTMONT – This March many residents will leave one Westmont restaurant with hairless heads in an effort to raise money to fight pediatric cancer.
    March 5, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • Rialto vs. Neal not settled yet

    JOLIET – A nearly 10-year-old rent dispute between the Rialto Square Theatre and attorney Dave Neal will go on at least two weeks longer.
    March 5, 2015 - 5:44 pm
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