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  • Congress Park School holds food drive for pantry

    BROOKFIELD – Congress Park School fifth-graders Lillian Shambo (from left), Tony Wings, Jack Hogan, Madisyn Mazgay, Kaitlyn Mazgay and Abbey Turgeon d ...
    NEW: Jan. 19, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Lemont Troop 49 honors Eagle Scouts

    LEMONT – It isn’t often a member of the Boy Scouts of America achieves the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank a scout can earn.
    NEW: Jan. 19, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Lockport Township residents protest move to bigger government building

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – Lockport Township officials celebrated the move to a bigger building on Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
    NEW: Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Letter: Thank you for generosity to FISH organization

    To the editor:On behalf of all the volunteers connected with the FISH organization, I want to send a ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • Larson: Leveraging the recent election for growth and development

    Despite the polarizing and contentious nature of the recent election, our local public schools’ faculty and staff members have been diligent and proac ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • St. Joseph students collect winter gear

    DOWNERS GROVE – St. Joseph School in Downers Grove students Jason Mihalik (back, from left), Lina Audiejaitis, Addison Haggerty, Carly Lange (front, f ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Orr: Honor King’s legacy by continuing the voting rights fight

    We are facing a critical time for voting rights in our country. On [Jan. 16], I spoke to the Southland Ministerial Health Network at their Martin Luth ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Brewpoint Coffee gets $60,000 in TIF assistance from Elmhurst City Council

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst could be a bit more caffeinated as a local cafe received a sizable chunk of monetary help from the City Council to ope ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 6:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake Rib House, On Target Range team up for inauguration party

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local barbecue restaurant and a neighboring gun range are teaming up to throw a party celebrating Friday’s inauguration.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:29 pm
  • Lockport woman convicted of fraud for phony organ donations

    CHICAGO — A Lockport woman was convicted Wednesday on federal charges for defrauding a nonprofit organ and tissue donation group.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 3:22 pm
  • Joliet TIF district open for business

    JOLIET – Property owners in the newly formed tax increment financing district surrounding Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center can start seeking the i ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 3:05 pm
  • Noteable Notes Music Academy teachers to take stage

    WHEATON – Normally, instructors at Noteable Notes Music Academy in Wheaton spend the day listening to their students practice and perform.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 2:06 pm
  • Lockport Square could add Holiday Inn Express, movie theater

    LOCKPORT – After 10 years as a largely empty lot with minimal retail development, Lockport Square might be seeing major new developments in the next f ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 1:24 pm
  • Registered sex offender accused of playing Santa in Huntley

    WOODSTOCK – A former substance abuse counselor and convicted sex offender formally denied a charge Wednesday that accused him of playing Santa Claus f ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Elmhurst residents flock to City Council to support hoop house

    ELMHURST – Residents supporting a family facing city fines for a temporary, plastic hoop house to grow vegetables in the winter attended the Jan. 17 E ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:10 am
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