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  • Children's author visits La Grange Park school

    LA GRANGE PARK – Barnsdale Road School students Connor Durkin (back, from left), Mia Castellano and Piper Mumford and Smith Haenle (front, left) and C ...
    May 6, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Glen Ellyn musician doesn't let vision issues stop him

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Ron Iorio beamed with pride sitting behind his drum kit as he rehearsed the song "Born to be Wild" with his fellow Sc ...
    May 6, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Morton West students shine in high school art exhibition

    BERWYN – Morton West High School students Vicky Gomez (from left), Olga Coronado and Yen Nguyen display their winning artwork from the Illinois High S ...
    May 6, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • College of DuPage trustees approve contract with new college president

    Ann Rondeau officially has been hired as the college's first female president in its 49-year history.
    May 5, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Girl Scouts celebrate literacy in Berwyn: 6 photos

    BERWYN – Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana welcomed girls and their families to a celebration of Dia de los Niños, Dia de los Libro ...
    May 6, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Glenbard North Theatre to stage 'Mary Poppins'

    CAROL STREAM – “Mary Poppins” will alight on stage in the Glenbard North Theatre production running May 5 to 7 in Carol Stream.
    May 5, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Downers Grove high school students earn national art and writing awards

    DOWNERS GROVE – Five students from Downers Grove North High School and two students Downers Grove South High School received national medals in the 20 ...
    May 5, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Former Glenbard West students reflect on roles in 'Lucas'

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glenbard West High School student Susan Stompanato smiled as she caught a brief glimpse of herself while watching the movie "Lucas ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • West Chicago High School creative writers excel at Literary Festival

    WEST CHICAGO – Student authors from West Chicago Community High School earned awards at the Upstate Eight Literary Festival earlier this month.
    May 4, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 Board President Shannon Ebner talks Focus 205, English curriculum

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 has been working on various initiatives to improve its operations and the experience offered to El ...
    May 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Nazareth Academy students advance to history fair state finals

    LA GRANGE PARK – Seven projects submitted by Nazareth Academy students for the Chicago Metro History Fair finals April 5 will advance to the Illinois ...
    May 3, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Larson: Adults must deliver consistent message opposing underage drinking

    Recently, Glenbard parent Doug Petit shared the heartbreaking story of his teenage son's death after attending an underage drinking party in the commu ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Johns: Students benefit from community collaboration model

    West Chicago Elementary District 33 has been expanding its use of a community schools model for the past 11 years. The foundation of the community sch ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • College of DuPage board approves court order about Open Meetings Act violation

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on May 2 voted 4-3 to approve a court order admitting the board violated the Open Meetings Act when it acted i ...
    May 3, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • College of DuPage chooses Ann Rondeau as next president

    Retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Ann Rondeau has been chosen as the College of DuPage's next president.
    May 3, 2016 - 10:55 am
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