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  • Wheaton Warrenville South Tiger Marching Band hitting the right notes

    WHEATON – The Tiger Marching Band of Wheaton Warrenville South High School is hitting all the right notes this school year.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • 5 things do do this weekend in DuPage County, Cook County

    GLASS PUMPKIN PATCHWhere: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, LisleWhen: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Pavement repairs set to start Friday night on I-80 in Joliet

    JOLIET – Weather permitting, pavement repairs are set to start Friday night on eastbound Interstate 80 at Houbolt road, according to the Illinois Depa ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • McKee Preservation Group collects nearly 1,000 names on petition to save historic house

    GLEN ELLYN – A group dedicated to preserving the McKee House in the Churchill Woods Forest Preserve near Glen Ellyn has gathered nearly 1,000 signatur ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:01 am
  • Glen Ellyn Food Pantry increases reach thanks to expansion project

    GLEN ELLYN – Thanks to a recent expansion project, the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry will be able to make sure more people don't go hungry.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Emergency pothole repairs being done on Interstate 55 over Illinois Route 53 in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK — The Illinois Department of Transportation is working Friday morning on repairs to patch a pothole on southbound Interstate 55 over Illin ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Huntley police to offer education class for alcohol sellers, servers

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department is offering an education and training class for alcoholic beverage sellers and servers.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Youth Groundwater Festival teaches students importance of conservation

    About 150 Marengo students learned about the importance of water quality, quantity and conservation efforts in McHenry County on Thursday.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Woodstock police seeking applicants for 2017 Explorer program

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Explorer’s Post 765 is looking for highly motivated, young adults ages 14 to 20 who have an interest in a law enforce ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Algonquin police conducting DUI enforcement for Halloween

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department will implement aggressive enforcement of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign in an effort to war ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Woodstock's first police dog Brinx dies

    WOODSTOCK – Brinx, Woodstock’s first police dog, died Wednesday at age 11, the police department announced Thursday.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Woodstock to get home-rule status after special census counts population at 25,000+

    WOODSTOCK – The city’s population has exceeded 25,000, which qualifies Woodstock as a home-rule community, according to preliminary results from a spe ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based Dream Riders gives 99-year-old man horseback riding lesson

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fred Etheridge hadn’t ridden a horse in about 85 years. However, the 99-year-old Crystal Lake resident got another opportunity to go ho ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Joliet men charged for child porn possession, sex offender registration violation

    JOLIET — Police arrested two Joliet men Wednesday on sex offense-related charges.Theodore L. Lucas, ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 6:53 pm
  • Berwyn Fire Department partners with pizzerias to promote fire safety

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Fire Department is teaming up with Benny’s Pizza and Paisans Pizza in Berwyn to promote fire prevention.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:47 am
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