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  • McHenry students, teachers start new school year with new expectations

    McHENRY – With less than a week to go, all 14-year-old Jonny Krug could think about was his first day of high school.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake Central grad-inspired law expands college enrollment for new veterans

    A new law inspired by a Crystal Lake veteran who had trouble enrolling in college after his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps requires college ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education concerned with city's stormwater project

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education wants expert engineers to review the city’s final stormwater mitigation plans at Madison Early Childhoo ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to discuss proposed update to new wellness policy

    Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon will present a potential update to the district's new wellness policy during the Aug. 15 Boar ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Crystal Lake Central High School students get head start through AP boot camp

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students at Community High School District 155’s four high schools officially return to school on Aug. 24, but some students at Crystal ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • New College of DuPage president to speak at Illinois State Fair

    New College of DuPage President Ann Rondeau will provide the keynote presentation Aug. 14 at the Illinois State Fair as part of the fair's Veterans Da ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • Larson: Fight the summer slide

    As students enjoy their summer vacation, it’s important to be aware of the loss in academic skills and knowledge that is inherent with a three-month b ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Downers Grove's First Christian Church hosts back-to-school fair for kids in need

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many children in need, the start of a school year can be a time of stress instead of a celebration and excitement.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Wheaton College plans given green light

    WHEATON – Wheaton College has been given the green light to build a 550-seat concert hall on its campus.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Ex-Wheaton College student receives jail time for illegal video recording in showers

    WHEATON – A former Wheaton College student accused of secretly video recording female college students while they showered in a campus-owned apartment ...
    Aug. 7, 2016 - 7:16 am
  • North Berwyn Park District golf outing to support arts

    BERWYN – With the support of the city of Berwyn and Berwyn Development Corporation, the North Berwyn Park District will raise funds for children's art ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Loyola’s Woodstock campus hosting cultural food course on street foods

    WOODSTOCK – Anyone interested in becoming a professional chef and wanting to learn more about foods from different cultures can attend Loyola Universi ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn offers outstanding community for parishioners

    To be successful, a church must give its parishioners opportunities to grow in their faith, serve others and develop life-long friendships with people ...
    Aug. 3, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 bans food at school parties

    GLEN ELLYN – As part of a new wellness policy in Glen Ellyn School District 41, food will no longer be allowed at school parties starting this fall.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • New COD president stresses transparency in report to Board of Trustees

    In her first report to the College of DuPage Board of Trustees, new COD President Ann Rondeau said she plans to be as open and transparent as she can ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:16 pm
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