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  • Woodridge Public Library to offer talks on gardening, college planning

    WOODRIDGE – Local gardening expert Nina Koziol will present Paint Your Garden with Plants at 7 p.m. May 3 at the Woodridge Public Library. It’s follow ...
    April 29, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Family Shelter Service marks 40 years of domestic violence work in DuPage County

    WHEATON – Over the last 40 years, what started as a group of seven families hoping to address homelessness has morphed into an organization at the for ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Woodstock lawyer touts experience in McHenry County State's Attorney race

    Woodstock-based attorney Jim Harrison says his "vast and wide" experience is what sets he and his opponent apart in the race for McHenry County state' ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:35 pm
  • Former Wheaton College student pleads guilty to illegal video recording in showers

    WHEATON – A former Wheaton College student accused of secretly video recording female college students while they showered in a campus-owned apartment ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Berwyn author wins Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Geralyn Hesslau Magrady has been named the 2016 Soon to be Famous Illinois Author with her self-published debut novel, “Lines ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:55 pm
  • Crystal Lake police reports for Friday, April 29, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Memorial service to celebrate co-owners of Countryside's Continental Motors

    COUNTRYSIDE – A celebration of the lives of Herman and Shirley Weinberger, co-owners of Continental Motors in Countryside, will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Ma ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Lemont’s Celine Ratulowski selected for IHSA Student Advisory Committee

    LEMONT – Lemont High School sophomore Celine Ratulowski has been chosen to serve on the Student Advisory Committee of the Illinois High School Associa ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:07 pm
  • Fox River Grove woman made up abandoned puppy in pillowcase story, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Police said a story about a puppy, since dubbed Woodstock, being found on the side of the road after being abandoned turned out to be just ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Joliet woman found guilty of roommate's murder

    JOLIET – A Joliet woman was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of her roommate two years ago.
    April 29, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry unveils state-of-the-art facility

    ELMHURSTAfter nearly two years of fundraising efforts, the Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry has a new ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Downers Grove Choral Society to perform concert May 1

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Choral Society will present “Prayers of Remembrance” at 4 p.m May 1 at Downers Grove First United Methodist Church, ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Woodstock's 9 siblings join him in animal shelter care in Gilberts

    WOODSTOCK – The puppy reportedly discovered in a duct-taped pillow case near Route 14 last week is not an only child.
    April 29, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Deputy coroner Jason Patt dedicates time to child seat safety

    LAKE COUNTYFrom a young age, Jason Patt has devoted himself to a life of service, finding ways to he ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:34 am
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
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