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  • St. Petronille Catholic School students plant garden to help others

    GLEN ELLYN – St. Petronille Catholic School seventh-grader Megan Pihlstrom was pleased to see the tomatoes and cucumbers she helped plant a few months ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • 2 suspects sought in College of DuPage armed robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – Two suspects are being sought in a Sept. 12 armed robbery at the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 eyes $154M in improvements

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education members want to know how residents feel about a possible $154 mill ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 7:23 am
  • Actor-author Jason Segel talks to Hadley Junior High School students

    GLEN ELLYN – As Hadley Junior High School students learned, actor and children's book author Jason Segel was a shy kid growing up.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 7:44 pm
  • Service to remember ex-state Rep., teacher Vincent Persico

    GLEN ELLYN – A Celebration of Life service for longtime Glen Ellyn School District 41 teacher and former Illinois state Rep. Vincent Persico will be f ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Pershing Elementary School community donates hair to women, kids with cancer

    BERWYN – Getting a fresh haircut is a back-to-school ritual for many children, but this year’s cut was especially meaningful to Pershing Elementary Sc ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • St. Mary of Gostyn holds Community Service Day to celebrate 125th anniversary

    St. Mary of Gostyn has been a part of the Downers Grove community for 125 years.  To celebrate that milestone, and to commemorate all previous parishi ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Huntley School District 158 graduates receive Illinois biliteracy seal

    HUNTLEY – Several Huntley High School graduates have received the Illinois Seal of Biliteracy for their proficiency in two languages, Huntley School D ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Huntley School District 158 to vote on district budget for next fiscal year

    HUNTLEY – Huntley School District 158 is set to approve its final budget for the next fiscal year at its meeting Thursday.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • McHenry County College engineering students get University of Illinois guarantee

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The college enrollment process just got a bit easier for some McHenry County students.CRYSTAL LAKE – The college enrollment process jus ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Downers Grove's American Association of University Women to offer scholarships

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Area branch of the American Association of University Women is accepting applications for a variety of scholarships ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • New Downers Grove private school giving opportunities to students with dyslexia

    DOWNERS GROVE –  A new school in Downers Grove is hoping to give promising students struggling with dyslexia a safe, supportive environment to learn h ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Larson: High school parenting is gardening, not carpentry

    Effective parenting takes courage, wisdom and lots of prayers! This is particularly true for parents of high school students. Instead of thinking of p ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Nazareth Academy celebrates start of school

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy students MaryClaire Harrington (back, from left) of Clarendon Hills, Claire Ramsey of Clarendon Hills, Adam Saldana ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board members upset with continuing bus problems

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education members are voicing frustrations that three weeks after the school year started, buses a ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 9:19 pm
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