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  • Elmhurst District 205 Foundation raises thousands with Top Pizza event

    ELMHURST – The fifth annual Top Pizza event sponsored by the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence drew more than 450 participants and ra ...
    May 21, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Romeoville approves enhancements for O'Hara Woods and Meadowdale Park

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Village Board has approved proposals from Wight & Co. to design development through construction for O’Hara Woods and Mead ...
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Will County official weighs in on state electronics recycling fix

    SPRINGFIELD – Efforts are underway to overhaul Illinois' poorly funded electronics recycling program, and Will County's recycling specialist is hoping ...
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Joliet cops stay low, raise funds for Special Olympics

    JOLIET – Across the state on Friday, police officers throughout the area became "Cops on the Rooftops" of Dunkin' Donuts to raise funds for Special Ol ...
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Developer plans third project on Joliet's East Side

    JOLIET – A company redeveloping a Cass Street strip center is taking on another East Side commercial project.
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Celebrity Dance Studio wins honors at nationwide contest

    Teachers and students at Celebrity Dance Studio in Downers Grove won multiple honors at the Wisconsin State DanceSport Competition that took place Apr ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn childhood friends achieve rank of Eagle Scout

    GLEN ELLYN – For every 100 boys who join scouting, only two will attain the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts.
    May 22, 2016 - 6:28 pm
  • Lincoln-Way lawsuit case ruling to be issued by mail

    JOLIET — A ruling on the lawsuit case over the Lincoln-Way School District 210 board’s decision to shutter North high school may not happen until June ...
    May 20, 2016 - 6:57 pm
  • Man dies in Berwyn attic fire

    BERWYN – A 23-year-old man died in a fire that broke out in an attic in the early morning hours of May 20 in a house in the 1800 block of Scoville Ave ...
    May 21, 2016 - 8:10 am
  • McHenry Rec Center giving away yearlong membership at grand opening

    McHENRY – Nearly three months after it opened, the new, $5.8 million McHenry Recreation Center is offering a number of prizes, including a free yearlo ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 students recognized at Illinois PTA Reflections competition

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ten District 58 students were recently recognized in the Illinois PTA Reflections art competition, according to a news release from th ...
    May 21, 2016 - 10:00 pm
  • Volo-area crash on Route 120 sends motorcyclist to hospital

    VOLO – A motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital after crashing in the Volo area Friday afternoon, a fire official said.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:51 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves special service area replacement for Virginia Lane town homes

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved the creation of a special service area to help maintain and improve the town homes in Virginia Lane.
    May 22, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • Foundation honors Community Unit School District 200 teachers

    WHEATON – The NEW 200 Foundation honors six Community Unit School District 200 teachers at the 2016 Distinguished Teacher Awards on April 26.
    May 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • State police lieutenant struck by Joliet motorist near Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – An Illinois state police lieutenant was hospitalized Friday as the result of an alleged drunk driver striking a squad car while travelin ...
    May 20, 2016 - 4:51 pm
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