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  • Woodstock teen accused of sex with 8-year-old girl pleads not guilty

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock teen charged as an adult pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he had sex with an 8-year-old girl.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Sears Hardware & Appliance Athlete of the Week: Megan Ramsden

    Megan RamsdenDowners Grove NorthSoftballSenior–Why Ramsden was selected: Senior pitcher Megan Ramsde ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Downers Grove North topples Glenbard West for first conference win

    DOWNERS GROVE – Megan Ramsden gave the Trojans a much-needed boost Monday as the team notched its first West Suburban Silver win of the season.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • District 48 to offer developmental screenings for kids

    VILLA PARK – Salt Creek School District 48 in Villa Park will conduct free developmental screenings of children 3 to 5 years old on May 8.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Lombard intersections to close for concrete rehab work

    LOMBARD – The village of Lombard's 2015 concrete rehabilitation program is underway, temporarily closing intersections this month.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Breen's license plate reader bill passes House

    A bill to regulate what police can do with information gathered by automated license plate readers and how long they can keep that information passed ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Hearings begin over Drew Peterson's Bolingbrook pension

    BOLINGBROOK – Drew Peterson's monthly $6,000 pension could be taken away if board members believe he used his police training to kill his third wife.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • School district celebrates Week of the Young Child

    Mekhi Brown is eager to have Valley View School District 365U Superintendent Dr. James Mitchem read “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” to his Duck Room class A ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Lilac Time returns to Lombard, bringing mix of old favorites, new features

    LOMBARD – Tom Smith, owner of the old Lombard Hotel at 101 W. St. Charles Road, believes the public has a right to see what’s hidden in the upper floo ...
    May 1, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • McHenry County College employees recognized by national organization

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three McHenry County College employees were recognized by a national organization looking to promote the work being done at community a ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • McCann Industries, Inc. names new CEO

    WAUCONDA – McCann Industries, Inc. has announced that Jim McCann has been named the chief executive officer of the company as of Jan. 1. The ownership ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Critic's Choice: Drury Lane's 'Billy Elliot' packs a punch

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – An impressive regional production of “Billy Elliot,” the musical based on a book by Lee Hall that's pulsing with music by Elton Joh ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Lombard-Glen Ellyn roads reopen after crash

    After closing Friday morning due to a crash, some roadways in unincorporated DuPage County hear Lombard and Glen Ellyn are now open, according to an e ...
    May 1, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Critic’s Choice: Latest Second City e.t.c. revue full of surprises

    CHICAGO – As much as I wanted to praise to the sky “Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?”, the newest Second City e.t.c. revue, I came away with reservations ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Rainbow Garden Designs of Lemont offers helpful tips for the spring gardener

    LEMONT – After a long winter, it may seem like a lot of work to get a lawn and garden looking good for spring.
    April 1, 2015 - 6:00 am
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