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  • Romeoville's Lewis University picks new leader

    ROMEOVILLE — A new president will lead Lewis University in July.David Livingston, president of Lourd ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Brewing hobby sparks business idea for Wauconda man

    MUNDELEIN – Back in 2000, Greg Bosacki received a home beer brewing kit as a gift from his wife.The ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Huntley Village Board to vote on restricting trucks from downtown streets

    HUNTLEY — The Village Board will vote this week on whether to restrict trucks driving through the village's downtown streets after several trustees op ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Bensenville embraces spirit of giving

    BENSENVILLE – Hundreds of families from Bensenville are a little warmer after the village of Bensenville’s 45th annual Toy Drive and Rotary Coat Drive ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 students experience science at STEM Expo

    Students at Hubble Middle School in Warrenville look on during a hands-on experiment Jan. 28 at the school's first STEM Expo, put on by the NEW 200 Ed ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Fox River Grove man hospitalized after oxygen mask catches fire, official says

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A 64-year-old Fox River Grove man was taken to the hospital with minor second-degree burns after his oxygen mask caught fire, a fire ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Grayslake Community Park District celebrates Valentine’s Day

    GRAYSLAKE – Children ages 18 months to 3-years-old were invited to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a parent at the Grayslake Community Park District on ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • Creatures put on a show at Grayslake library

    GRAYSLAKE – Live, up-close reptiles and amphibians from Dave Dinaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles visited the Grayslake Area Public Library on Saturda ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Neighbors in Crystal Lake South High School bleacher lawsuit to get $273K in attorney fees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will be responsible for covering $273,000 in legal bills for the property owners who filed a lawsuit ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Kinzinger speaks to seniors at Minooka High School

    MINOOKA — U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, spoke Monday to a group of Minooka Community High School seniors during a school assembly.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Honest Abe to lead historic public crawl in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Lemont Historical Society will present the “Drinkin’ with Lincoln: Historic Pub Crawl,” exploring downtown Lemont hangouts at 6:30 p.m. F ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Formento: Glen Ellyn chamber seeks nominations for Community Awards

    The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce and the Village Fair Committee have joined together to present the annual Community Awards. These awards are the mo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Metra BNSF line derails near Naperville station, no injuries reported

    NAPERVILLE – Metra has not yet determined whether the BNSF line derailment that caused delays during the Feb. 8 morning commute will affect afternoon ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Villa Park Public Library to seek feedback at open houses

    VILLA PARK – Requesting community input, the Villa Park Public Library Board of Trustees will offer two open houses Feb. 15, one from 1 to 3 p.m. and ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage County heroin deaths increase in 2015

    Though DuPage County officials say the fight against heroin is trending in the right direction, another uptick in heroin-related deaths and more than ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:50 pm
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