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  • CluedIn Escape Rooms opens in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – As someone who enjoyed the fun and challenge that escape rooms offer, Woodridge resident Brian Sommer wanted to see if he could come up w ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Blue Ribbon Products project under construction in Joliet

    JOLIET – Blue Ribbon Products has begun construction of its future beer distribution building.The co ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • Lemont Girl Scouts collect socks for those in need

    LEMONT – Lemont Girl Scout Troop 70360 Kelsey Schmidt (back, from left), Sydney Kibbon, Laney Pengiel, Jenna McCleary, Talia Scoville (front, from lef ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council to recognize Prairie Ridge football champions

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The state champion Prairie Ridge High School football team will be recognized Tuesday evening by the City Council.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:24 pm
  • Elmhurst Boy Scout Troop 82 pitches in to help the hungry

    ELMHURST – Twenty scouts, leaders and family members from Boy Scout Troop 82 in Elmhurst spent part of their winter break at the Northern Illinois Foo ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Cantigny Park announces Christmas tree winner

    WHEATON – The Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park has announced the Christmas tree decorated by Pets Assisting Wounded Warriors and displayed ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:39 pm
  • Pizza Wars fundraiser returns to benefit Downers Grove District 99 foundation

    DOWNERS GROVE – Members of the Community High School District 99 community will soon help decide the best pizza in town – and raise money for their sc ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:31 pm
  • 3 Lake in the Hills businesses recognized for service in village

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Three Lake in the Hills businesses were recognized Thursday, including one that donated time and materials to build raised garden ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:22 am
  • Woodstock District 200 to open registration for 2017-18 preschool program

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock School District 200 will start accepting applications Friday for its 2017-18 preschool program.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:11 am
  • Metra train hits, kills pedestrian in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A man died after he walked in front of a Metra train Sunday evening in Woodstock, according to the Woodstock Police Department.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:38 am
  • Wisconsin-style supper club coming to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dave Perlick, the executive chef at Montarra Grill in Algonquin, is planning to open a new restaurant in Crystal Lake within the next s ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • Retired Crystal Lake District 47 teacher completes Antarctica expedition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Retired educator Betty Trummel may have returned home from a three-week science and leadership expedition to Antarctica, but she says h ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • An Extraordinary Life: Mokena girl never let cystic fibrosis limit her

    MOKENA – Rachel Sweet’s double lung transplant was a double-edged sword.Because Rachel’s cystic fibr ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Hunger relief organization to hold fundraising event about gardening

    JOLIET – Northern Illinois Food Bank’s executive women’s council is inviting people to learn about gardening and support hunger relief at a fundraisin ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Gateway opens addiction treatment center in Joliet

    JOLIET – Gateway Foundation, the largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider in the state, is opening a facility in Joliet this week, which is good ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 10:48 pm
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