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  • 'Mr. Music' John C. Svoboda inspired scores of students

    DOWNERS GROVE – When longtime Downers Grove resident John C. Svoboda died Oct. 7, the 93-year-old left a 30-year legacy extending clear across the Uni ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Suit filed against College of DuPage campus police officers

    GLEN ELLYN – A former College of DuPage student filed a federal lawsuit Nov. 5 against the college and two campus police officers, claiming she sustai ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 7:56 am
  • Batavia High School presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

    BATAVIA – There will be dancing, music, scuffles and more during Batavia High School’s production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream. ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Hinsdale District 86 extends superintendent contract

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Township High School District 86 announced the Board of Education voted to extend Superintendent Bruce Law’s contract at its meeti ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • St. Francis Xavier School in La Grange Park to host 5K

    LA GRANGE PARK – Runners of all ages are invited to jog the streets of the Harding Woods neighborhood during the St. Francis Falcon 5K Run/Walk starti ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Chicago Bears name Glen Ellyn teacher 'Hero in the Classroom'

    GLEN ELLYN – As someone who struggled in school, Lincoln Elementary School teacher Brian Pindar knows the difference a teacher can make in a child's l ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 to hold hearing on proposed property tax increase

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Grade School District 58 will host a public hearing Nov. 9 on its proposed property tax levy.
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Lyons Township radio station nominated for awards

    LA GRANGE – Lyons Township High School WLTL Radio 88.1 FM received 19 nominations for the John Drury High School Radio Awards, according to a Lyons To ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • 'And Then There Were None' set for this weekend in Geneva

    GENEVA – Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “And Then There Were None,” will be performed this weekend at Geneva High School.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Morton East to perform fall play Nov. 6 to 8

    CICERO – Students at Morton East High School will stage "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940" from Nov. 6 to 8 in the school auditorium, 2423 S. Austin ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Wheaton District 200 board gets update on ACT scores, other metrics

    WHEATON – After monitoring several indicators for a year, Community Unit School District 200 staff presented the Board of Education with a mixed bag o ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • La Grange resident to enter Mother McAuley Hall of Honor

    LA GRANGE – The Mother McAuley/Saint Xavier Academy Alumnae Association will induct La Grange resident Roberta “Robbie” Kuchler O’Shea as one of seven ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 could see enrollment decline over 10 years

    CRYSTAL LAKE – If projections from a contracted professional come to fruition, Crystal Lake Elementary School District 47 will see an enrollment decli ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 planning memorial gardens at high schools

    DOWNERS GROVE – Community High School District 99 is considering installing memorial gardens at both high schools honoring those who died in wars.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • District 303 grad Jeffery Austin advances to ‘The Voice’ live playoffs

    ST. CHARLES – Jeffery Austin said he definitely was nervous during his latest appearance Monday on NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition show.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 9:24 pm
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