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  • DuPage County State’s Attorney launches military option for first-time offenders

    WHEATON – A new DuPage County initiative offers non violent first time offenders an opportunity to serve in the military to keep a conviction from bei ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:23 am
  • Fundraiser supports Cicero cafe owner in need of transplant

    CICERO – Revive Club & Café co-owner Dolores Monterroso (from left), Atzimba Catering and Events chef and owner Atzimba Perez, youth pastor Roger Wash ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • Westmont mayor steps down from park district post

    WESTMONT – Longtime Director Ron Gunter recently retired from the Westmont Park District after four decades of service to the community, according to ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:29 am
  • Wheaton resident opens bicycle repair shop

    WHEATON – Collin Tillotson has been repairing bicycles for most of his life."When I was about 7 year ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Downers Grove financial advisor named to Million Dollar Round Table

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove financial advisor has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Outstanding Senior Citizen Service Award nominations available

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Senior Citizens Commission is seeking nominations for the Outstanding Senior Citizen Service Award.
    July 18, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Downers Grove librarians give summer reading recommendations

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many, summer is the perfect opportunity to catch up on – or double down on – a big stack of books.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Future of McKee House remains unclear

    There are new efforts to preserve the McKee House in the Churchill Woods Forest Preserve even as Forest Preserve District of DuPage County staff have ...
    July 20, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Westchester Blood Program teams up with Westchester Lions Club

    WESTCHESTER – The Westchester Blood Program is joining with the Westchester Lions Club to host a blood drive and offer free eye screenings July 23.
    July 18, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Marengo City Council postpones vote on communication ordinance

    MARENGO – At its next meeting, the Marengo City Council will take another look at an ordinance aimed at clarifying the lines of communication between ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Woodstock chooses finance director to also hold assistant city manager role

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock has appointed an assistant city manager – a position that has been vacant for several years.
    July 17, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Women’s clothing, accessory store opens on Woodstock Square

    WOODSTOCK – With years of working in retail, Brenda Marchuk’s dream always has been to open a store of her own.
    July 17, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Italian restaurant plans to open in downtown Cary in former Galati’s space

    CARY – A developer is planning to open an Italian restaurant with a 750-degree brick oven at the vacant space at 7 Jandus Road, which previously house ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Uncovering the past

    WOODSTOCK – Midwest Archaeological Research Services is giving Illinois students the opportunity to uncover a part of McHenry County’s past via its 20 ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Two die in I-290 crash near Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Two people died on July 16 after a three-vehicle crash on I-290 east of North Avenue near Elmhurst, according to reports.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:26 am
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