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  • La Grange salon owner overcomes cancer to grow business

    LA GRANGE – Ross Bartolomei, owner of Salon Hype in La Grange, isn’t letting cancer stop him from growing his successful business, as he recently open ...
    March 29, 2016 - 7:42 pm
  • Crystal Lake Food Pantry buys site for its $1.25M expansion

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Food Pantry recently acquired a 30,000-square-foot building for $700,000 as part of a $1.25 million project to expand ...
    March 28, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Westmont women's boxing club to host beagle anti-cruelty fundraiser

    WESTMONT – Knockout Women's Boxing Club in Westmont will present Boxing for Beagles, a boxing workout fundraiser in support of the Beagle Freedom Proj ...
    March 28, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Illinois Blower expands in Cary to meet increasing industrial fan demand

    CARY – A Cary-based company that makes industrial fans and blowers is expanding its space and workforce within the village to meet an increased worklo ...
    March 28, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Chicago woman kills herself at Article II Gun Range in Lombard

    LOMBARD –  The death of a 24-year-old Chicago woman at a Lombard gun range has been ruled a suicide, according to Lombard Chief of Police Ray Byrne. 
    March 29, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Licitra Roofing of Brookfield seeks nominations for free roof

    BROOKFIELD, IL – The national No Roof Left Behind initiative is sponsored in Cook County by Licitra Roofing of Brookfield, which is accepting online n ...
    March 28, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Wheaton celebrates its best at annual awards

    WHEATON – Dan Donovan (from left) of Feed My Starving Children, presenter Elizabeth Higgins from the People's Resource Center and Wheaton Mayor and re ...
    March 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Berwyn police host Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics Illinois

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department is hosting its fourth annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser March 28 to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois.
    March 28, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • Year-round parasite prevention is important for your pet’s health

    More than 250,000 dogs are treated for heartworm in the U.S. each year, according to the Companion Animal Parasite Council and tens of millions for in ...
    March 28, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Mistwood Golf Club named Romeoville’s Business of Year

    ROMEOVILLE – Mistwood Golf Club was named 2015 Business of the Year by the village of Romeoville during Mayor John Noak’s annual State of the Village ...
    March 26, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Joliet Township High School receives Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award

    JOLIET – The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded Joliet Township High School a Certificate of Excellence in Financial R ...
    March 26, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Berwyn celebrates grand opening of Ross Dress for Less

    BERWYN – Representatives of the city of Berwyn, Berwyn Development Corporation, Ross Dress for Less, Cermak Plaza Associates LLC and Youth Crossroads ...
    March 27, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • Blackhawks, Jersey Mikes partner for Month of Giving fundraising campaign

    During the month of March, the Chicago Blackhawks Charities is joining forces with 43 Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants in the Chicago area, including lo ...
    March 27, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Choosing a Disability Insurance Policy

    Typically, disability insurance will replace 55% to 65% of an individual’s gross income when they are unable to work. Many consumers do not plan for t ...
    March 23, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Former Pad Thai Etc. owner to open new Wheaton restaurant

    WHEATON – The former owner of longtime Wheaton restaurant Pad Thai Etc. is looking to open a new restaurant in May in the city's downtown.
    March 22, 2016 - 11:04 pm
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