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  • Cancer awareness in pets - When to have a lump checked by your veterinarian

    The month of May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month — a reminder that checking your pet periodically for signs of cancer can help catch the disease in its ...
    May 9, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Board & Brush holds grand opening in New Lenox

    NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Chamber of Commerce helped kick off the grand opening celebration of Board & Brush New Lenox with a ribbon-cutting on April ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Downtown Wheaton Association announces 2016 Business Recognition Award winners

    WHEATON – Businesses in the city's downtown were honored for their success and contributions to the community at the annual Business Recognition Award ...
    May 6, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn musician doesn't let vision issues stop him

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Ron Iorio beamed with pride sitting behind his drum kit as he rehearsed the song "Born to be Wild" with his fellow Sc ...
    May 6, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Sometimes, flowers say much more than words

           Flowers are a traditional expression of sympathy when a family member, friend or co-worker has lost someone dear to them. Greenery and blooms ...
    May 6, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Elmhurst resident, gym owner breaks burpees world record

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst resident and gym owner Nick Janowitz was tired of making excuses, so he decided to break a Guinness World Record by doing more tha ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Willow Springs brewery partners with animal shelter for adoption event

    WILLOW SPRINGS – A brewery and animal rescue might not have much in common, but this weekend, Imperial Oak Brewing in Willow Springs and Cache Creek A ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:07 pm
  • Providence Bank & Trust acquires Cobra Capital of Darien

    DARIEN – Providence Bank & Trust closed on an asset purchase agreement in which the bank acquired substantially all of the assets and assumed the oper ...
    May 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • McQ’s Bar and Grill & Club Hawthorne hosts massive Kentucky Derby party in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – McQ’s Bar and Grill & Club Hawthorne will host one of the largest Kentucky Derby infield parties in the Chicago area, beginning at 10 a. ...
    May 5, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Sun & Shade Garden Center opens in Lemont

    LEMONT – Sun & Shade Garden Center in Lemont will host its grand opening April 30.Offering a wide va ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Clyde’s Donuts in Addison develops taste for sweet success

    ADDISON – It’s time to make more donuts. In a glaze of glory, Clyde’s Donuts in Addison has kicked off its new manufacturing space along with a new lo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • GoPolar Cryotherapy warms up to Lemont

    LEMONT – GoPolar Cryotherapy, offering whole-body cryotherapy, has opened at 238 Main St. in Lemont.
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Purchasing Motorcycle Insurance

    You just purchased a new motorcycle the first thing you think about is insurance and how much it is going to cost. Insurance companies will take into ...
    May 3, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • La Grange Farmers Market opens May 5

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Farmers Market will kick off May 5 and continue from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday through Oct. 27 in the center of the bu ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Bates: Pricing tips for local innovators developing new products

    Developing a new product that will change the world? Congratulations, you innovator, you!Those who h ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Reader Poll

    What are your plans for Independence Day?
    Attend a patriotic observance
    Host or attend a barbecue or picnic
    Check out some fireworks
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