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  • Wheaton Park District pools to open May 28

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District’s two aquatic facilities — Rice Pool & Water Park and Northside Family Aquatic Center — open for the season May 28 ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Larson: Growth mindset makes a difference

    A student's intrinsic motivation is what deeply impacts learning. We are discovering from research that a key driver that influences and impacts a stu ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • 'Vivian Maier Uncrated' to open at Park Art Center in Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – The rare educational photography exhibit, “Vivian Maier Uncrated,” will come into focus from June 3 to July 30 at the Park Art Center in ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Berwyn plaque honoring Vietnam War servicemen to be dedicated

    BERWYN – A plaque honoring 13 Berwyn residents who died in military service during the Vietnam War will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Memorial Day, May 30, ...
    May 27, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • 'Cooking with Kids' among Entree Kitchen events in Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream business owner and busy mother is on a mission to bring dinner back to the kitchen table.
    May 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Woodstock police, City Council reach new contract agreements

    WOODSTOCK – New contracts for unionized Woodstock Police Department employees have been approved by the city of Woodstock and Fraternal Order of Polic ...
    May 27, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Joliet man dies while fishing in Morris

    MORRIS – A Joliet man who fell into Mazon Creek on Thursday morning has died.Grundy County Coroner J ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Joliet celebrates future arrival of Cadence Premier Logistics headquarters and warehouse

    JOLIET – Joliet celebrated another moment in economic development at a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday afternoon for the future corporate office and ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Run the Ridge 5K to fight childhood obesity

    The Run the Ridge 5K Run and 1K Walk will welcome runners of all ages to come together to help battle childhood obesity June 4 in Burr Ridge. It will ...
    May 27, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • Elmhurst's Hops for Humanity looks to extend charitable reach

    ELMHURST – Hops for Humanity, a charitable organization that combines the joy of drinking beer with the satisfaction of helping the community, wants t ...
    May 27, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Hinsdale travel agent visits Cuba

    HINSDALE – When Hinsdale travel agent Jane Sanchez went on a recent cruise to Cuba she had no idea what she’d find.
    May 27, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for May 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Star Motor Sales wants to redevelop, but Downers Grove residents worried about test-drivers

    DOWNERS GROVE – An Ogden Avenue auto dealership is seeking permission for a major face-lift, but residents are worried about prospective buyers taking ...
    May 27, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • Joliet police: Getaway driver in 2015 HomeCut holdup arrested

    JOLIET – The alleged getaway driver in a Joliet doughnut shop robbery last year has been arrested.Tr ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Lisle police conducting Click It or Ticket campaign

    LISLE – The Lisle Police Department will conduct the Click It or Ticket campaign through May 30.Offi ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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