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  • Chorus of DuPage adds phone option to singing valentines

    Quartets from the Chorus of DuPage once again will fill offices, homes, colleges, hospitals, businesses and restaurants with the sound of four-part ha ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • College of DuPage board meeting to fill vacancy canceled

    A Feb. 11 meeting for College of DuPage trustees to select someone to fill a vacancy on their board has been canceled because of a lack of a quorum.
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • Joliet Township man charged with sexual assault of 13-year-old

    JOLIET – A 23-year-old Joliet Township man was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual assault after W ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Plainfield library director addresses referendum misinformation at public meeting

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield Public Library Director Julie Milavec tried to clear the air Wednesday morning about background and plans for constructing a n ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Ridge Road in Minooka to see a decreased speed limit

    MORRIS – The Grundy County board voted Tuesday night to reduce the speed limit to 40 miles per hour on Ridge Road in Minooka from Brannick Road to Rou ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:34 pm
  • Wheaton College, professor part ways during emotional press conference

    WHEATON – In a tearful farewell, now-former Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins thanked the college, the community and – most emotionally – her ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Valley View School District's Visible Learning program in national spotlight

    BOLINGBROOKBased on its recent efforts to implement Visible Learning instructional practices, Valley ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Elmhurst artist teaches creativity as way of life

    ELMHURST – “Being in the creative state comes from letting everything else go.”Terri Gregory is in h ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner to Democrats: Work with me or pass tax hike

    SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Bruce Rauner on the evening of Feb. 9 closed out a tour of speeches to civic groups around the state with an often-repeated messag ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • McHenry County Catholics mark Ash Wednesday with reflection (with video)

    CARY – The Rev. Phillip Kaim stood before more than 200 parishioners at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Ash Wednesday and told them to prepar ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Ex-Prairie Grove cop accused of on-duty DUI denies official misconduct charge

    WOODSTOCK – The former Prairie Grove police officer who was charged with DUI after he allegedly crashed his patrol vehicle into a pole while on duty p ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • President's weekend seminar shed light on Lincoln's legal career

    ELMHURST – In honor of President Lincoln and in celebration of President's Day, the Elmhurst Historical Museum is presenting an in-depth seminar on hi ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Downers Grove for Feb. 10

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Girls basketball teams look toward postseason

    With spring just over a month away, it’s time to start wrapping up the winter sports season. The girls basketball postseason starts next week. Here is ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Wrestling: Several individuals advance to state

    McHenry RegionalThree teams from Lake County took part in the McHenry Regional on Saturday with hope ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:21 am
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