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  • Proposed Marengo interchange moves toward County Board

    MARENGO – City officials could soon embark on critical negotiations with various local governments that would bring a proposed interchange at Route 23 ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Carpentersville basement fire displaces family of four

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A fire caused substantial damage to a basement and smoke damage to the first and second floors of a house on Sunday, the Carpentersv ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Lisle mayor meets new imam

    LISLE – Imam Shamshad A. Nasir of Baitul Jamay Mosque in Glen Ellyn meets Lisle Mayor Joe Broda on Sept. 16 in Broda's office.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Chief Judge names new DuPage County associate judge

    WHEATON – The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court in DuPage County has a new associate judge in Robert W. Rohm, according to a news release from the Off ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • College of DuPage to host European film festival

    GLEN ELLYN – The European Studies Committee at College of DuPage will host its annual European Film Festival starting Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 in the S ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • Lawn mower races 'good fun'

    INGLESIDE – Chuck Bojniewicz pulled off his cap and shook his head after climbing off of his racer near the pit area. 
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Bowling business strong locally despite national trend

    Fifty-year-old Greg Thielsen smiled and lifted his right hand shoulder high as 22-year-old Aaron Schultz approached.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:34 pm
  • Hinsdale Fire Department softball tournament raises $11,000

    HINSDALE  – The Hinsdale Fire Department raised $11,000 during its fourth annual Big’s Bare Knuckle Softball Tournament, which was created to honor De ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Best Under 40: Elmhurst mom helps clients feel right at home

    To Tricia DiCianni, Elmhurst has always been her home, which is why she loves helping others make the city their home as well.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Best Under 40: Chamber president takes relationships to the bank

    It seems anywhere Whitney Cimaglia goes in Lombard, she runs into someone she knows.That’s exactly h ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Business leaders welcome Quinn’s presentation

    JOLIET – Gov. Pat Quinn’s appearance in Joliet was met favorably by some members of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Citizens group begins push for Joliet Park District referendum

    JOLIET – A local initiative to pass the Joliet Park District’s $19.5 million referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot has begun in earnest.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Will County names new Historic Preservation Commission manager

    JOLIET – An Illinois native has been named manager of Will County’s Historic Preservation Commission.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Paleontologist, Boy Scout work to repair cemetery

    JOLIET – A paleontologist and Boy Scout are attempting to restore a historical treasure just south of the River Valley Justice Center and east of the ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Plainfield Township hoping community center is embraced by residents

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield Township officials are hoping residents can use the new Des Plaines Street Community Center for any large gathering when it is ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 10:47 pm
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