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  • Western Spring Garden Club offers scholarships

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Western Springs Garden Club is accepting applications for multiple $500 to $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors or studen ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Public officials decry Rauner’s budget proposal

    Local government officials said they don’t want to bail out the state at the expense of their municipalities, which could mean making cuts from essent ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Emmanuel Episcopal Church in La Grange hosts antique show

    LA GRANGE – The Emmanuel Episcopal Church Antique Show, now in it’s 59th year, will return to the church this week for three days of treasure hunting.
    March 4, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Interest high in Riverside Brookfield stadium naming rights

    RIVERSIDE – It appears there is great interest in the idea of putting a name for a price on the Riverside Brookfield High School stadium.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Carol Stream dads, daughters dance to 'Frozen' theme: 6 photos

    Disney's "Frozen" set the scene for this year's Carol Stream Park District Daddy Daughter Dance last Friday and Saturday at St. Andrews Golf Club in W ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Police to crack down on DUI, seat belt violations

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department will be out in force cracking down on people not wearing seat belts and driving under the influence after painti ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Snapshot: Students win prizes in American Legion Essay Contest

    LA GRANGE – Local students from around the area received awards Feb. 18 in the annual American Legion Essay Contest, sponsored locally by the Robert E ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Citizen's Council of La Grange to host candidate forum Sunday

    LA GRANGE – The Citizens’ Council of La Grange will host candidates for the upcoming local election at a Candidate Forum scheduled March 11.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Students show off science knowledge at Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – Students from 10 area schools participated in a science fair, which was sponsored by BP, on Thursday at Brookfield Zoo.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • District 181 will move administrative office due student enrollment growth

    BURR RIDGE – School District 181 is growing and more space is needed, district officials said as the Board of Education voted Monday to approve a leas ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Grayslake teams prove strength in boys basketball regionals

    LAKE COUNTY – Regional play began this week for all the boys basketball teams around Lake County. Here's a summary of how things played out earlier th ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Antioch claims first girls basketball sectional championship, falls before state

    ANTIOCH – What a year it has been for the Antioch girls basketball team. The Sequoits won 30 games and added some hardware to their team's legacy by w ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Geneva submits Rt. 31 road diet feasibility study request to IDOT

    GENEVA – The Geneva City Council this week approved a modified version of the Route 31 road diet feasibility study to be submitted to the state for co ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Jurors hear opening statements in Shadwick King case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A 12-member jury Tuesday afternoon heard attorneys’ opening statements and testimony from three witnesses during the second day ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Joliet mayor Giarrante touts growth in State of the City

    JOLIET – Mayor Tom Giarrante said the city is financially sound and seeing new growth in a State of the City speech that hinted at times to the April ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:05 pm
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