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  • Keeping pets safe from cold weather in winter months

    Most people wouldn’t think of exposing themselves to harsh winter weather without proper protection.
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 9:56 am
  • La Grange Park couple's company aims to improve health of people, Earth

    LA GRANGE PARK – Gary and Lisa Radville are champions for the environment, so when the La Grange Park residents had the opportunity to reduce the amou ...
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • Looking ahead: Wheaton, DuPage County stories to watch in 2016

    WHEATON — 2015 was a busy year for Wheaton and DuPage County, though a number of its largest issues are far from resolved, and many more will no doubt ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • Re:new sees new customers after moving to downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Re:new, a nonprofit organization that provides training and employment for refugee women in America, is seeing a steady stream of new cus ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • McHenry resolution gives Fabrik Industries access to $10M in bonds as latest incentive to stay

    McHENRY – A month after McHenry High School District 156 voted against participating in an incentive designed to keep one of McHenry County's largest ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Artist keeps mom's legacy alive at new TLD Design Center and JAD Gallery in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Tammy Deck plans to keep her mother's legacy alive as she expands the art business the two founded in the early 1990s in Westmont to a second ...
    Jan. 5, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Adolf Funeral and Adventist St. Thomas Hospice offer support

    Adolf Funeral & Cremation Services has a long-standing relationship with a Hinsdale hospice organization that provides the best in end-of-life care. A ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Bye Bye Downers Grove

    As of January 31, 2016, we are closing the brick-and-mortar Olive Tap Downers Grove. It has been a memorable 8 1/2 years in Downers Grove, a town we c ...
    Jan. 4, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • St. Charles jewelry store marks closing with final purchase from first customer

    ST. CHARLES – When Goldmine Jewelers opened in downtown St. Charles three decades ago, Jim Kohlert was there.
    Jan. 1, 2016 - 10:23 pm
  • Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone certified, takes effect in 2016

    With official state certification of the Harvard-Woodstock enterprise zone, the cities and county can start actively looking to enhance projects withi ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Year in review: Looking back at the year in news in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – From the approval of a homeless shelter to alcohol-related zoning code changes, there was no shortage of news this year in La Grange.
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 6:00 am
  • Business Spotlight: Prom and Formal Wear Outlet opens in Minooka

    MINOOKA – The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s recent Business Spotlight highlights Prom and Formal Wear Outlet.
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Crystal Lake Mattress Outlet relocates to larger storefront on Route 14

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Mattress Outlet in Crystal Lake has moved to "a much larger" space on Route 14, the store manager said.
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Grief counseling at Adolf Funeral

              One of the few funeral homes in the area to include grief counseling as part of a funeral service, Adolf Funeral & Cremation Services hosts ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Adolf Funeral: blending tradition with the contemporary

    The view of the traditional funeral service has evolved over the years to include a celebratory element of a loved one's life along with mourning thei ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the western suburbs?
    Access to Chicago
    High quality schools
    Diverse local merchants
    Local cultural events and venues