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  • St. Joseph students collect winter gear

    DOWNERS GROVE – St. Joseph School in Downers Grove students Jason Mihalik (back, from left), Lina Audiejaitis, Addison Haggerty, Carly Lange (front, f ...
    NEW: Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Orr: Honor King’s legacy by continuing the voting rights fight

    We are facing a critical time for voting rights in our country. On [Jan. 16], I spoke to the Southland Ministerial Health Network at their Martin Luth ...
    NEW: Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Brewpoint Coffee gets $60,000 in TIF assistance from Elmhurst City Council

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst could be a bit more caffeinated as a local cafe received a sizable chunk of monetary help from the City Council to ope ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 6:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake Rib House and On Target range team up for inauguration party

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local barbecue restaurant and a neighboring gun range are teaming up to throw a party celebrating Friday’s inauguration.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • Lockport woman convicted of fraud for phony organ donations

    CHICAGO — A Lockport woman was convicted Wednesday on federal charges for defrauding a nonprofit organ and tissue donation group.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 3:22 pm
  • Joliet TIF district open for business

    JOLIET – Property owners in the newly formed tax increment financing district surrounding Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center can start seeking the i ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 3:05 pm
  • Noteable Notes Music Academy teachers to take stage

    WHEATON – Normally, instructors at Noteable Notes Music Academy in Wheaton spend the day listening to their students practice and perform.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 2:06 pm
  • Lockport Square could add Holiday Inn Express, movie theater

    LOCKPORT – After 10 years as a largely empty lot with minimal retail development, Lockport Square might be seeing major new developments in the next f ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 1:24 pm
  • Registered sex offender accused of playing Santa in Huntley

    WOODSTOCK – A former substance abuse counselor and convicted sex offender formally denied a charge Wednesday that accused him of playing Santa Claus f ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Elmhurst residents flock to City Council to support hoop house

    ELMHURST – Residents supporting a family facing city fines for a temporary, plastic hoop house to grow vegetables in the winter attended the Jan. 17 E ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • The Grove Foundation supports area nonprofits

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Grove Foundation distributed more than $6,000 at its annual grant program meeting Dec. 6.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Letter: A big thanks to Westchester Fire Department

    To the editor:My wife and I wish to say thank you to the men of the Westchester Fire Department, for ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Jan. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • Patrick: Transition 99 Program students positively impact businesses

    Dr. Seuss wrote: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” As the vocational coordinator for the Tr ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:00 am
  • Lyons named Northwest Herald managing editor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kevin Lyons, Northwest Herald’s news editor since 2004, has been named managing editor of the newspaper and multimedia outlet, effectiv ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
    Cooler temperatures
    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food