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  • D-181 community invited to conversation on facilities, future of Hinsdale Middle School

    Community Consolidated School District 181 will hold two 90-minute events to discuss the district’s facilities and the future of Hinsdale Middle Schoo ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cary Park District cancels Bark Fest

    The Cary Park District has canceled Bark Fest because of concerns about the canine flu. The event, which invites residents to spend time with their do ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Island Lake structure fire results in minimal damage, no injuries

    ISLAND LAKE – A structure fire left some minimal damage to an Island Lake home Sunday morning, fire officials said.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • On the Record with: Crystal Lake School District 47 STEM teacher Emily Schaefer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Emily Schaefer’s classroom is loud.It’s the first thing a lot of visitors notice, the ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Residential construction project planned in Marengo

    MARENGO – A local construction company later this year plans to build homes and duplexes in Marengo, marking a renewal of residential construction sel ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Still strong in Huntley, Johnsburg, but school journalism programs are dwindling

    At Cary-Grove High School, gone are the days of having students type their bylines to see them in print later that month.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Stadalsky: Channahon rates 9th in safest cities

    When my kids were growing up in Channahon, they said they hated it here.“There’s nothing to do,” the ...
    May 3, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Joliet MMA team finds tournament success in Russia

    JOLIET – Joliet resident Lexus Randle was a little nervous entering the ring for an April 17 hand-to-hand combat championship match in Moscow represen ...
    May 3, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • An Extraordinary Life: Joliet woman 'had a lot of compassion'

    JOLIET – Sarah Ellen Taylor of Joliet was passionate about assisting the people who needed the most help, especially those who were abused, said Sarah ...
    May 3, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Joliet Unity Movement works to build community

    JOLIET – Laughter and hot dogs were on the menu Sunday as children gathered at the park in the center of the Fairview Housing Development for playgrou ...
    May 3, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Prom lessons: High schools conduct mock accidents, other events to stress safety

    ROMEOVILLE – Some Romeoville High School students watched in horror Friday morning as village police and fire officials attended to the scene of a moc ...
    May 3, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Community High School students participate in government simulation

    WEST CHICAGO – Community High School seniors and American government students Steven Zilly, Ben Skipor and Mae Elizabeth Gimr participate April 21 in ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Prairie Path Books hosts kids Kitchen Science Lab

    WHEATON – Emma Koropp (left), the director of programming and purchasing for kids at Prairie Path Books, teaches children April 19 at the store's Kitc ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Bottle & Bottega to hold Mother's Day event in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Bottle & Bottega will hold painting events for Mother's Day at noon and 4 p.m. May 10 at its Glen Ellyn location, 498 Crescent Blvd., acc ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Kingsley student to go to state Special Olympics meet

    DOWNERS GROVE – Kingsley Elementary School sixth-grader Xavery Briggs has qualified for the Special Olympics State Games, Downers Grove Grade School D ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:01 pm
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