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  • Glen Ellyn businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday

    GLEN ELLYN – As the executive director of the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn, Carol White tries to get people to shop locally every day.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 7:48 am
  • McHenry caterer served undercooked chicken at funeral, lawsuit alleges

    WOODSTOCK – A pair of funeral attendees are suing a McHenry-based caterer saying they were poisoned after eating food at a funeral luncheon.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Fire destroys car in Woodstock garage

    WOODSTOCK – A fire destroyed a car when it ignited inside a Woodstock garage Friday, a fire official said.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Crystal Lake Public Library offers holiday programs plus crafts, games

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Children can meet Mrs. Claus and her elves at one of the upcoming programs offered by the Crystal Lake Public Library.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205, teachers approve new three-year deal

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community unit School District 205 approved a new collective bargaining contract with the Elmhurst Teacher's Council.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Wheaton's Stonebridge Trail bridge to close for maintenance Nov. 30

    WHEATON – Crews will begin maintenance work on the bridge at Stonebridge Trail on Nov. 30, according to a news release from the city.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra audition deadline approaching

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra announced that the application deadline for young musicians who want a chance to audition to play alongside ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Sierra Club's River Prairie Group to host polar explorer in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – The River Prairie Group of the Sierra Club will host "Climate Change in the Arctic: A Polar Explorer's Perspective" at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at t ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Black Friday shoppers flood McHenry County retailers (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Allison Baker stood back and looked at her SUV on Friday morning wondering where she would cram $1,600 worth of Black Friday deals.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Holiday Express train headed to Blackberry Farm

    AURORA – The Holiday Express train will be running during the first three weekends in December at Blackberry Farm for its Yuletide celebration, with t ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange and La Grange Park for Nov. 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Berwyn's 12 Days of Christmas extends Small Business Saturday's reach

    BERWYN – With Small Business Saturday just around the corner, Berwyn's 12 Days of Christmas encourages residents to shop local Nov. 28 and throughout ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Rep. Ron Sandack honored for efforts to stop drunk driving

    DOWNERS GROVE – Mothers Against Drunk Driving named State Rep. Ron Sandack, R.-Downers Grove, as one of its six "2015 Legislators of the Year," accord ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Villa Park teen charged with shooting two

    VILLA PARK – A 16-year-old Villa Park boy has been charged with two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm after two unarmed men were shot the ev ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • Boys basketball: Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, West Chicago teams set for tipoff

    Basketball is a numbers game: Points per game, field goal percentage and total rebounds can all tell the story of a team. With the season about to tip ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • Reader Poll

    Where do you buy your pumpkins?
    At a pumpkin farm or festival
    At the grocery store
    At the farmers market