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  • Our view: Downers Grove did right by Clyde Estates residents

    Questioning government decision-making is a key part of democracy. Every action, statement and dollar spent should be able to stand up to scrutiny. Af ...
    July 2, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Willowbrook trustee named president of Illinois State Bar Association

    WILLOWBROOK – Umberto Davi, a resident of Willowbrook and trustee for the village of Willowbrook, was recently installed as president of the Illinois ...
    July 2, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Canadian pleads guilty to drug charges in Will County

    JOLIET – A Canadian man who was pulled over last year for talking on the phone as he drove with cocaine in his car pleaded guilty Thursday.
    July 2, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Bussey: Glen Ellyn Public Library brings back summer meals program

    Do you find it hard to concentrate when you are hungry? Do you get a bit cranky if you have not eaten? Imagine what it would be like not to have lunch ...
    July 2, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Ashley Furniture pledges beds for displaced Coal City children

    COAL CITY – A national furniture outlet is donating beds to help make tornado-displaced Coal City kids' nights more comfortable.
    July 2, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Wheaton to host centennial Independence Day parade, fireworks

    WHEATON – Wheaton residents have days of patriotic celebration ahead of them in the weekend's annual Fourth of July events.
    July 2, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Downers Grove's Fourth of July to feature fireworks, parade

    DOWNERS GROVE – The village of Downers Grove is teaming up with Darien and Woodridge for its annual Fourth of July fireworks.
    July 2, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Westmont Fourth of July to go 'above and beyond'

    WESTMONT – Westmont will celebrate the Fourth of July with one of the largest fireworks displays in the Chicago suburbs.
    July 2, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • Bolingbrook celebrates landmark anniversary

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook residents packed into the Town Center Grounds to celebrate their village's 50th anniversary with a picnic June 28.
    July 2, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Kolodziej: Being green, saving green at District 99

    Everyone at District 99 strives to incorporate an energy conservation ethic into our facilities. In 2002, we launched a comprehensive energy conservat ...
    July 2, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Our view: Plan for lights at Nazareth deserves study

    Despite the assertions of a recent Sound Off submission, it’s highly unlikely that allowing lights on the football field at Nazareth Academy will “[de ...
    July 2, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Two-sport athlete Terry looks back on high school career

    LAKE VILLA – This week, Lake County Journal contributor Tim Sieck sat down with Lakes field hockey and track and field star Erica Terry. Terry tells u ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Fourth of July fireworks roundup for Chicago suburbs

    Celebrating the Fourth of July calls for parades, barbecues, food and fun.But most of all, Independe ...
    July 4, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Deer Park crash injures Crystal Lake family

    DEER PARK – Four members of a Crystal Lake family were injured Tuesday after a man crashed into them in oncoming traffic while fleeing the scene of an ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • OSHA cites Island Lake manufacturer after serious arm injury

    ISLAND LAKE – An Island Lake manufacturer has been cited for safety violations after an employee's arm was pulled into a machine that had been set up ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:25 am
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