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  • American Legion members question higher Lake in the Hills video gaming fees

    LAKE IN THE HILLS — Members of the Lake in the Hills American Legion Post 1231 questioned the village's new video gaming rules at Tuesday's Committee ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • West Chicago students excel in national contest

    WEST CHICAGO – Two students representing Leman Middle School in West Chicago recently received perfect scores in the second of three meets for this ye ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Route 14 in Crystal Lake reopens after gas line reportedly hit

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Route 14 between Woodstock Street and Crystal Lake Avenue has been reopened after a gas line was reportedly hit, dispatchers said Wedne ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Elmhurst History Museum, Pints to host Mid-Century Mod Cocktail Party

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst History Museum and Pints invite people to celebrate the cocktails, food and fashion of the late 1950s and early 1960s.
    April 27, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Minooka church members, neighbors disagree on proposed parish hall plan

    MINOOKA – The Village of Minooka's board room was filled with residents Tuesday night who came to hear and speak about a proposed parish hall that cou ...
    April 27, 2016 - 1:05 pm
  • Police reports: Westmont for April 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Westmont Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    April 27, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage legislators, comptroller: Budget standoff 'a mess'

    As the ongoing budget standoff in Springfield slowly moves toward a year of financial gridlock, state legislators from DuPage County and state Comptro ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • Elmhurst prepares for 20th Annual Art in the Park

    ELMHURST –  Spring is in full swing, and that means Elmhurst is getting ready for the 20th installment of Art in the Park.
    April 30, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 18-24, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Coal City man dies after crash on I-55 in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – A Coal City man died Saturday after a car crash Friday at Interstate 55 and Route 126 near the Bolingbrook-Plainfield border.
    April 27, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Valle: Shining light on York Township's myriad services

    America's richest blessing is her people. They are the real strength in her grass roots, and that is what township government is all about. It is ofte ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Supercell thunderstorm drops golf-ball sized hail on Wauconda

    WAUCONDA – Hail as large as a golf ball fell in Wauconda during a storm that swept through northern Illinois earlier this week, the National Weather S ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:38 am
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for April 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Lake Ellyn bicycle race receives green light

    GLEN ELLYN – Organizers have been given permission to stage a bicycle race called the Tour of Lake Ellyn that will feature elite athletes from the reg ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Joliet Junior College to hold Civil War symposium

    JOLIET – An all-day Civil War history event will be held Saturday at Joliet Junior College.Dennis Do ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:44 pm
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