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  • Honest Abe to lead historic public crawl in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Lemont Historical Society will present the “Drinkin’ with Lincoln: Historic Pub Crawl,” exploring downtown Lemont hangouts at 6:30 p.m. F ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Formento: Glen Ellyn chamber seeks nominations for Community Awards

    The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce and the Village Fair Committee have joined together to present the annual Community Awards. These awards are the mo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Metra BNSF line derails near Naperville station, no injuries reported

    NAPERVILLE – Metra has not yet determined whether the BNSF line derailment that caused delays during the Feb. 8 morning commute will affect afternoon ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Villa Park Public Library to seek feedback at open houses

    VILLA PARK – Requesting community input, the Villa Park Public Library Board of Trustees will offer two open houses Feb. 15, one from 1 to 3 p.m. and ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage County heroin deaths increase in 2015

    Though DuPage County officials say the fight against heroin is trending in the right direction, another uptick in heroin-related deaths and more than ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Woodstock Police not charging man who left loaded gun at post office

    WOODSTOCK – The 56-year-old Woodstock man who dropped his loaded gun at the U.S. Post Office in Woodstock will not face charges from local police beca ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Joliet Slammers promote Mills to general manager

    JOLIET – The Joliet Slammers announced Monday that assistant general manager Heather Mills will become the team’s new general manager.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • Dona Mart corner grocery store opens in Berwyn

    BERWYN – One of the few small corner groceries in Berwyn has reopened.Dona Mart now is open at 1400 ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Elmhurst Orangetheory Fitness open for business in Addison Parking Deck

    ELMHURST – Mike Kessler waited more than a year to open an Orangetheory Fitness in Elmhurst because he wanted to be part of the community.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • Downers Grove South High School inducting five into athletic hall of fame Feb. 13

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove South High School will honor four former athletes and a coach during its Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 5:3 ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Fox Lake seeks sales tax increase to offset budget shortfall

    Fox Lake residents will be asked next month to approve a referendum to levy a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund the hiring of additional police off ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Fox Lake voters will be asked if village should join fire district

    FOX LAKE – The Village of Fox Lake should not be in the business of negotiating for fire protection and ambulance services, Mayor Donny Schmit said, a ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • An Extraordinary Life: Joliet farmer was 'the nicest guy you’d ever want to meet'

    PLAINFIELD – Longtime farmer John H. Phelps of Plainfield was outstanding in his field – and on the dance floor, in his church and with other people.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Earlier incident prompts active shooter training for Will County Clerk's Office

    JOLIET – An incident six months ago at the county’s main office building in downtown Joliet led to Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots’ 30-plus empl ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Plainfield commission recommends commercial building plans for Meijer development

    PLAINFIELD – Plans for the Meijer development outlots at Route 59 and 135th Street are progressing, with the Plainfield Plan Commission recommending l ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:53 pm
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