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  • Downers Grove Thursday Women's golf League celebrates member's 90th birthday

    DOWNERS GROVE – If you’re out hitting the links of the Downers Grove Golf Course early on Thursday mornings, don’t be surprised if you get shown up by ...
    July 28, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Editor's Desk: Downtown Crystal Lake is business-filled, vibrant

    I don’t get to downtown Crystal Lake near enough, but I’ve had the chance to visit several times this week as my wife and I have taken turns shuttling ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Charity golf outing to benefit Pioneer Center

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The 2016 Tee Up 4 Charity golf outing is taking place Friday with all proceeds going to the Pioneer Center for Human Services in McHen ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Fox River Grove School District 3 teachers get pay raise after negotiations

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Teachers from Fox River Grove School District 3 recently reached a deal with the district’s Board of Education, resulting a pay incr ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • 2 men stranded on island in Nippersink Lake after boat crash, official says

    SPRING GROVE – Two men were stranded on an island in Nippersink Lake after their boat crashed Wednesday night, an official said.
    July 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Judge raises bond in alleged heroin DUI crash that killed Woodstock mom

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge increased the bond for woman from Wisconsin who was allegedly under the influence of heroin during a fatal McHenry ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • McHenry County kids learn valuable info at health and safety fair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – As Aidyn Bottcher, 5, cast his rod, he hoped to catch a fish among the garbage.Aidyn, ...
    July 28, 2016 - 9:05 am
  • Crystal Lake Central High School roof fire sends 2 firefighters to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two firefighters were sent to the hospital for heat exhaustion Wednesday after a roof fire at Crystal Lake Central High School, fire an ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Plainfield's 'Chat with the Chiefs' addresses national issues locally

    PLAINFIELD – A small group of Plainfield residents met Wednesday evening at the Plainfield Law Enforcement Center for the latest installment of “Chat ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet to consider 5 management proposals

    JOLIET – The Rialto Square Theatre board will consider five proposals from outside companies to manage its operations.
    July 27, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • People voice support for Dougall home in Joliet, decision delayed

    JOLIET – Dr. William Dougall’s historic home got another stay from the wrecking ball on Wednesday.Ci ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Joliet Slammers game on Wednesday geared toward kids

    JOLIET – The Joliet Slammers were warming up Wednesday morning as kids rolled up to Silver Cross Field by the busload.
    July 27, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Elmhurst Children’s Theatre presents 'Elf The Musical Jr.'

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Children’s Theatre is celebrating Christmas in July with it's upcoming production of "Elf The Musical Jr."
    July 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • DuPage County Fair offers entertainment for whole family

    WHEATON – From carnival rides to music acts to pig races, the DuPage County Fair promises to provide fun for the whole family.
    July 27, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Preliminary report on Joliet plane crash released

    JOLIET – The preliminary report released Wednesday on the plane crash that occurred last week in a Joliet subdivision found that the aircraft was near ...
    July 27, 2016 - 5:39 pm
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