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  • Old Quarry Middle School receives grants for new science program

    LEMONT – Archer Daniels Midland Company, the parent company of the Lemont-based American River Transportation Company, has donated $1,900 to the Schoo ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Elmhurst, District 205 move closer to signing Madison flood project agreement

    ELMHURST – Just days after the Sept. 10 stormwater meeting, the Public Works and Buildings Committee heard a proposal from Christopher B. Burke Engine ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner signs "Breuder Bill" limiting severance pay for community college administrators

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill aimed at limiting future costly severance packages with community college employment contracts after ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • St. Leonard School in Berwyn will host community event Sept. 26

    BERWYN – St. Leonard School, 3322 Clarence Ave., will host its Blocktoberfest event from noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 26 at the school.
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Traffic advisories set for St. Charles North homecoming

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North High School homecoming parade will be held starting at 1 p.m. Friday on Route 64 in St. Charles.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Kaneland special-ed teacher on quest to adopt boy, 2, with Down syndrome

    Nora Tomasik had not even been thinking about adopting a child – she already has three of her own. And she certainly had not been considering an overs ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Batavia School Board adopts $87.9 million budget

    BATAVIA – The Batavia School Board on Tuesday adopted the latest Batavia School District 101 budget, a document that several praised for its thoroughn ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • St. Charles District 303 adopts $168M operating budget

    ST. CHARLES – Waiting until September – a month later than usual – to adopt the annual budget worked out well for St. Charles School District 303.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Molly Murphy Bruton picked for open seat on the LT Board of Education

    LA GRANGE – Molly Murphy Bruton of Western Springs was selected by the Lyons Township High School Board of Education Sept. 21 to serve as the board's ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Huntley District 158 school board approves balanced operating budget

    HUNTLEY – Huntley Community School District 158's recently adopted budget includes funds to cover continued technology updates, increased enrollment a ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Batavia inducts 14 in first Hall of Honor

    BATAVIA – A total of 14 men and women integral to Batavia each received a place Saturday in the Batavia Hall of Honor.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Rotolo Middle School community mourns after student dies

    BATAVIA – A current student of Rotolo Middle School in Batavia died sometime during the weekend, Batavia School District 101 spokeswoman Sue Gillerlai ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 board appoints new member, assistant principal

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Board of Education unanimously approved Christopher Heppner to fill a vacant seat on the bo ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Montini Catholic remembers Johnny Weiger through memorial scholarship

    LOMBARD – Montini Catholic High School freshman Ian Kwit (center) of Elmhurst receives the second annual Johnathan Weiger "Johnny Always Wins" Memoria ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Illinois Tollway-State Police team up for annual safety fair: 5 photos

    The Illinois Tollway Authority and Illinois Police District 15 host a safety fair in Downers Grove on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:23 am
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