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  • Wheaton Stuff-a-Truck collecting donations for People's Resource Center through Oct. 24

    WHEATON – Businesses and organizations across Wheaton will collect food for the People's Resource Center as part of Stuff-a-Truck through Oct. 24, acc ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market opens Wednesday on Route 14 in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Midwestern organic grocer Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will host a grand opening Wednesday in Crystal Lake, company officials announced.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • McHenry County growers say local pumpkin crop unaffected by summer rains

    Mike Von Bergen has spent more time than usual this fall brokering pumpkin sales with southern Illinois wholesalers who are preparing for a looming pu ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • First tattoo parlor in North Aurora opens

    NORTH AURORA – The first tattoo parlor in North Aurora has opened its doors on the village’s west side.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • The Goldmine jewelry store to close, owners to retire

    ST. CHARLES – The owners of a longtime St. Charles jewelry store have decided to start another chapter in their lives.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Fresh is best

    "The best olive oil is fresh, new oil. And the best is right off the mill," says Mario Olivi of Downers Grove's The Olive Tap, a gourmet specialty foo ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Pink fire hydrant offers hope for downtown Glen Ellyn employee

    GLEN ELLYN – As soon as Barbara Doherty saw the pink fire hydrant at Main and Duane streets, she felt like it was a sign that everything was going to ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Right Fit brings personalized fitness approach to La Grange

    LA GRANGE – With 11 years in the fitness training industry, Right Fit is branching out for the first time with a new location at 1045 S. La Grange Roa ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Railside Citrus Insurance Agency opens in Elburn

    Dave Broz celebrates the opening of his Railside Citrus Insurance Agency at 109 N. Main St., Elburn. He was joined at Wednesday's event by Laura Curci ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • KYB Dressage to hold Horsey Halloween event

    MAPLE PARK – A family of horse trainers and staff will be hosting an all-ages Halloween event.The KY ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Riviera Jewelers in Glen Ellyn to shut its doors after 35 years

    GLEN ELLYN – For 35 years, Riviera Jewelers owner Jan Malopy has tried to make sure her customers had a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry to celebrate th ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Lou Malnati's Pizzeria to open Cary carryout, delivery location

    CARY – Residents in the Cary area soon will have a hearty dining option complete with melted cheese, buttery crust and vine-ripened tomatoes, once Lou ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • St. Charles hears video gaming debate

    ST. CHARLES – With nowhere to sit, people stood against the back wall of the City Council Chambers as St. Charles’ leaders Monday night listened to ar ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • K.Hollis Jewelers Wine Bar grand opening set for Friday

    BATAVIA – K.Hollis Jewelers in Batavia is taking its hosting of events to the next level.A grand ope ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • La Grange park district to sell part of Gordon Park to senior facility developer

    LA GRANGE – The Park District of La Grange has agreed to sell 2.82 acres of land in the northwest corner of Gordon Park to Pathway Development Partner ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Where do you buy your pumpkins?
    At a pumpkin farm or festival
    At the grocery store
    At the farmers market