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  • DuPage forest preserve district honored for financial reporting

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Board of Commissioners President D. "Dewey" Pierotti Jr. (left) and district Director of Finance and Adminis ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 7:00 pm
  • St. James students celebrate new school year

    GLEN ELLYN – Molly and Meghan Baehl celebrate their return to school Monday at St. James the Apostle Catholic School in Glen Ellyn.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Maria SS Lauretana Festival returns to Berwyn: 5 photos

    The Maria SS Lauretana Festival returns to the Morton West High School parking lot in Berwyn beginning on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 for the weekend.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • D-86 board offer not up to teacher's standards

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Teachers Association spokesman Mike Palmquist said the most recent contract offer from the District 86 School Board is just anothe ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Barking cat from Lombard advances in national contest

    LOMBARD – Having a cat that barks like a dog is unique and something Susie Blackwell hopes will net her the grand prize in the inaugural Adams Smart P ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sixth-year champs

    GURNEE – Gurnee Park District's lifeguards are champions for six years now at a state competition.La ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Living in Lake County: Doing my heart good

    A friend posted on Facebook about a volunteering experience she regularly takes part in and how great she felt about it. I wanted some of that too. It ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Village Vine: Potawatomi, and others', trails

    French explorers came to what is now the state of Illinois in the late 17th century, and European settlers began arriving in the early 19th century, b ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • State's attorney forum focuses on cyberbullying

    MORRIS – Cyberbullying is becoming an increasingly dangerous threat, Grundy County State’s Attorney Jason Helland said.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry offers dance classes for children

    McHENRY – Ballet, tap and jazz dance programs for children will start the week of Sept. 15.The McHen ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Algonquin Village Hall closed Monday

    ALGONQUIN – The Ganek Municipal Center and the public works facility will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day, the village of Algonquin sai ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Troy fire chief will retire

    SHOREWOOD – After serving as Troy Fire Chief for five years, Steve Engledow is set to retire next month.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Cary seeks public input on allowing backyard chickens

    CARY – Veterinarian Christy McCratic has co-workers who own chickens and from time to time bring in eggs to their Schaumburg office.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Lockport to consider downtown business restrictions

    LOCKPORT – City Council members in Lockport are scheduled to vote this week on a proposal that restricts certain businesses from locating in the downt ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Former Frankfort doctor pleads guilty to sexual offenses

    JOLIET – A Frankfort doctor was sentenced to 18 months of probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to groping women during office visits.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:23 pm
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