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  • 'Best of Berwyn' students paint mural with North Berwyn Park District

    BERWYN – A group of Berwyn students is helping to bring the North Berwyn Park District’s new cultural arts center to life by painting a mural on the s ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Award-winning author, illustrator talks to Glen Crest students

    GLEN ELLYN – Ben Hatke has captured the imaginations of children across the country with his words and illustrations.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 10:32 am
  • 1985 Chicago Bear Super Bowl champs visit College of DuPage

    Former Chicago Bears players who played on the 1985 Super Bowl championship team visited the College of DuPage on Sept. 30 as part of the college's ho ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • La Grange Park park district leader remembered for being great coach, teacher

    LA GRANGE PARK – If it wasn’t for longtime La Grange Park resident William Yena, the Community Park District of La Grange Park wouldn’t exist.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • Algonquin Road Elementary School teacher gets grant from Illinois Retired Teachers Association

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Through the Harmony World Music Ensemble at Algonquin Road Elementary School, music teacher Katrina Loundy gives her students the ch ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Downers Grove South sousaphonist joins legacy of All-American musicians

    DOWNERS GROVE – In what’s becoming a near-annual tradition, a Downers Grove South High Schooler joined the ever-growing ranks of DGS students taking p ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • St. Mary of Gostyn hosts “Spark Your Spirit” Evenings of Renewal

    St. Mary of Gostyn Catholic Church invites the community to attend its “Spark Your Spirit” Evenings of Renewal on October 24-26, 2016.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 12:22 pm
  • Downers Grove D-99 boasts higher ACT scores, AP and honors enrollment

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove School District 99 students are scoring better on the ACT and taking more honors and Advanced Placement classes than in ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • Special report: Hofstra University student from Riverside reports from campus during first presidential debate

    On Sept. 26, Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., was abuzz with activity for the first presidential debate.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:05 am
  • Focus 205 Phase 2 meetings, surveys, focus groups begin in October

    ELMHURST – The Focus 205 community engagement program continues this fall with its phase two meetings Oct. 3 and Dec. 5, according to an Elmhurst Scho ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Regency Beauty Institute announces immediate closure

    CRYSTAL LAKE – National cosmetology academy Regency Beauty Institute has announced permanent closure of its 79 campuses, including one in Crystal Lake ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • White House honors Glenbard District 87 for efforts to close AP enrollment gap

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard Township High School District 87 was recognized Sept. 21 by the White House and U.S. Department of Education for its commitment ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Lemont local joins Teach for America

    LEMONT – Rebecca Hunter may be young, but the 24-year-old is already making her mark, so to speak, in the field of education.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Prairie Ridge High School celebrating its 20th year since inception

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge High School is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with various events.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Audit makes 19 recommendations to College of DuPage

    College of DuPage officials said they are committed to addressing the concerns brought forth in an audit conducted by the Illinois Auditor General.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 2:14 pm
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