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  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 7-13

    Hope for prosperityI wish to congratulate President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence on th ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst cancer survivor continues to raise awareness, funds with Ben's Chocolate Stand

    ELMHURST – Eleven-year-old brain cancer survivor Ben Hoffmann will set up the third annual Ben’s Chocolate Stand on Nov. 19 in his Elmhurst driveway t ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • High school football: Willowbrook's quarterfinal run a memorable one

    VILLA PARK – As freshmen, Willowbrook’s senior class went 2-7 on the football field, needing the final two games of the season to salvage a pair of wi ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Elmhurst School District 205 approves new courses for York High School

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 Board of Education recently heard a presentation about three new courses that York High School wil ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Special Olympians recognized by SEASPAR

    A local special needs parks and recreation organization is commemorating some of its most accomplished athletes with a new Wall of Fame.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Elmhurst entrepreneur offers specialty gifts knitted with love

    ELMHURST – A newborn baby can turn life upside down; yet only one month after her son was born, Kristin Gudmundsson Ceddia took on a role that felt li ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve to raise endangered dragonflies in Warrenville

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will be raising endangered Hine's emerald dragonfly larvae thanks to federal funding, according to a new ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Mack's Golden Pheasant restaurant providing Czech recipes for nearly 70 years

    ELMHURST – Among the stuffed game displays, paintings and other decorations at Mack’s Golden Pheasant restaurant is nearly seven decades of local hist ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Academy reaches out to community with International Peace Crane Project

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Academy teachers, students and families came together to participate in the International Peace Crane Project to inspire peace and ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • High school football: Prairie Ridge puts end to Montini's impressive streak, Willowbrook moves on to quarterfinals

    LOMBARD – An impressive streak that is unlikely to be matched came to an end for Montini’s football team Nov. 5.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • High school cross country: York boys, girls runners notch three all-state finishes

    PEORIA – Before the York boys cross country program celebrated the career of retiring legendary coach Joe Newton on Nov. 6, junior Charlie Kern added ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 31-Nov. 6

    Compromise on state deficitI’m calling in regards to the current state deficit, which they estimate ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • IC Catholic Prep’s Terry Doherty Scholarship group plans fundraiser

    Elmhurst – The Terry Doherty Memorial Scholarship group will host An Afternoon at the Y for Terry fundraiser from 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Elm ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Valle: November holidays a time for observance, giving thanks

    Every November my thoughts immediately go to Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, two American holidays that make us reflect on who we are as a nation and a ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Republicans grab complete hold of DuPage County Board

    Republican lawmakers now have complete control over the DuPage County Board after a full electoral sweep Nov. 8, according to unofficial results from ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Conroy wins over Republican challenger to claim Illinois House District 46 seat

    State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, has been re-elected to Illinois House District 46, according to unofficial results.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Sen. Tom Cullerton primed to retain Illinois Senate seat

    It appears Sen. Tom Cullerton has narrowly defeated Republican challenger Seth Lewis in the race for the 23rd Legislative District, according to unoff ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi wins 8th District U.S. House seat

    Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi has won the 8th District race, defeating Republican and former Elmhurst Mayor Peter DiCianni, according to unofficial res ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • SmartAsset: DuPage County tops Illinois in Social Security payout, worth in 2016

    DuPage County is a pretty good place to work, live and retire, according to a study from financial education and advising firm SmartAsset.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Local woman organizes annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove resident is helping organize an annual Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association fundraiser that allows attendees to meet ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • DuPage Basket Brigade looking to stock up on food, volunteers for holiday drive

    Although last year was a small affair with only a few baskets, Segatti believes this year he can drive enough participation to fill 100 baskets of hol ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • IC Parish hosts book signing for novel written by parishoner

    ELMHURST – In recognition of U.S. veterans and to celebrate the release of a book by one of its parishoners, Immaculate Conception Parish will host a ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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    Fall fashion
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