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  • The Conservation Foundation's Earth Day native plant sale ongoing through May 3

    NAPERVILLE – Anyone concerned about the region's environment can help support The Conservation Foundation’s work protecting natural areas and vital wa ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • New Lenox passes new budget with long-planned projects

    NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Village Board has approved an operating budget with a $2 million surplus for the fiscal year starting May 1.
    April 26, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Ohio woman files new lawsuit against Downers Grove sperm bank

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Midwest Sperm Bank of Downers Grove is back in court after an Ohio woman refiled a lawsuit claiming its negligence led to her givi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:47 pm
  • Two-sport Warren athlete Schultz reflects on high school career

    GURNEE – This week, sports contributor Tim Sieck sat down with Warren senior volleyball and football player Zachary Schultz, who tells us about his be ...
    April 26, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Westmont's Hinsdale Dance Academy sends competitors to New York

    WESTMONT – Thirteen local dancers will head to the Youth America Grand Prix finals in New York City from April 22 to 29.
    April 26, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Joliet woman wins $4 million in Illinois Lottery

    JOLIET — A Joliet woman is $4 million richer this week after winning the lottery.Karen Dale, of Joli ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • Market Francais returns to Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn will host its second annual Market Francais from 4 to 8 p.m. April 27 at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center gymnasium, ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Pillars to host Sexual Assault Awareness Month balloon release, social

    LA GRANGE PARK – Pillars, a nonprofit based in La Grange Park that provides mental health and social services, will host the Denim Day Speak Out/Ballo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Carol Stream students advance to state competition

    Carol Stream students in Wego Drama at West Chicago Community High School advanced to the Illinois High School Association State Group Interpretation ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Beekeeping class held at Lyman Woods in Downers Grove: 8 photos

    The Downers Grove Park Dist. hosted a beekeeping class Saturday at Lyman Woods. ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:44 pm
  • North Berwyn Park District holds Think Green City Clean-up: 6 photos

    The Think Green City Clean-up sponsored by the North Berwyn Park District was held on Saturday. ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Channahon District 17 board gets information on '21st century learning plan'

    CHANNAHON – Channahon School District 17 Superintendent Nick Henkle is asking the Board of Education to approve a four-year plan for the district’s fo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Lisle's Universal Technical Institute helps transportation employers incentivize career training

    LISLE – As elected officials struggle to fund higher education and expand vocational career training programs, employers in Illinois are working with ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Head-on crash on Route 14 in Cary sends 2 to hospital

    CARY – Two men were injured Tuesday in a Route 14 crash fire officials said might have been preceded by a medical emergency.
    April 26, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Huntley Village Board to vote on creek relocation plan near Sun City

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will vote this week on whether to advance conceptual plans to reroute a creek bisecting the property at the northwest corn ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:49 pm
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