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  • Election Day to include several Cook County referendum measures

    Nov. 8 is Election Day. Besides electing candidates to serve in office, voters also will be able to vote on local referendum measures. Below are measu ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • McHenry County College degree program teaches how to create apps

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Mobile applications are taking the world by storm, McHenry County College instructor Bill Skrzypczak said.
    Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Holly Jolly Market to benefit Franklin Middle School PTA

    WHEATON – Those who want to get an early start on their Christmas shopping should head to the third annual Holly Jolly Market, a holiday fundraiser an ...
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Richmond musicians plan to start blues music education nonprofit

    RICHMOND – The rich sounds of a historic musical genre will soon be taught in Richmond.A group of mu ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 1:41 am
  • League of Women Voters to hold mock election at Lyons Township High School

    LA GRANGE – The League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area is partnering with Lyons Township High School to hold a mock election Nov. 3 during stude ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 weighs options for referendum

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education members are now looking at several options to fund improvements to ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • World Series bumps Lemont High School 8th grade open house

    LEMONT — First things first; when there's a chance to watch a once-in-a-lifetime event like the Chicago Cubs possibly ending a 108-year championship d ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Wheaton College breaks ground on new $4M welcome center

    WHEATON – Wheaton College campus leaders want the college to have a welcoming presence to prospective students, alumni and community members the momen ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Berwyn districts expand preschool offerings with help of Illinois grant

    BERWYN – Thanks to a grant from the state of Illinois, 80 preschool-aged children in Berwyn South School District 100 and Berwyn North School District ...
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 turns over teacher's union emails

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Jeff Cooper blames Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon for allowing district employees to engage ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A names new assistant superintendent

    LEMONT – Daniela Fountain will be the new assistant superintendent for Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A beginning July 1, 2017.
    Oct. 31, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Field Park Elementary School designs scarecrow fashion show

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Field Park Elementary School in Western Springs is hosting its fifth annual Outdoor Gallery until Oct. 31 on the southwest lawn of t ...
    Oct. 29, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • York High School participates in mock election

    ELMHURST – York Community High School was one of 20 area school that recently participated in a mock election, according to a School District 205 news ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Hadley Theatre Arts to present 'James and the Giant Peach Jr.'

    GLEN ELLYN – Hadley Theatre Arts will present "James and the Giant Peach Jr." at Hadley Junior High School, 240 Hawthorne Blvd., Glen Ellyn.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 to host event to teach parents about social media

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will hold its second annual Parent Feed event Thursday at Bernotas Middle School.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:27 am
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