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  • Westchester gets smoky for BBQ and Blues fest

    WESTCHESTER – Residents and community members from around the area headed out to Westchester this past weekend for the 2014 BBQ and Blues Block Party.
    July 23, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Westchester man dies after being struck by BNSF freight train

    WESTCHESTER – A 25-year-old Westchester man died Sunday morning after being struck by a BNSF freight train in Willow Springs.
    July 21, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Voting begins for which local family will get free roof from Brookfield company

    BROOKFIELD – After launching its No Roof Left Behind program in January, Licitra Roofing has narrowed down the contestants to just four finalists and ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Westchester to host BBQ Blues Block Party Friday, Saturday

    WESTCHESTER – The 2014 BBQ and Blues Block Party is returning to the Westchester community Friday and Saturday.
    July 18, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • Lyons Township grad Stewart Nelson relishes opportunity with Hounds

    LISLE – After redshirting his first year on campus at Evansville, Stewart Nelson was itching to return to the baseball field.
    July 15, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Ian Grant: Soft touch, pre-shot routine can help with chipping

    Chipping is basically putting with loft and the ball still rolls a fair amount. It is a shot that is hit with very limited lower body rotation and the ...
    July 12, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Ian Grant: Two key rules for successful bunker play

    One of the more overused phrases in hitting bunker shots is that it is the easiest shot in golf because you don’t need to hit the ball. In the case of ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Ian Grant: Golf instructors should know what's going well, what needs work

    Thanks to a long, cold winter, the golf season was slow in arriving this year.  The Masters came and went and while area courses were relatively quiet ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Q&A with Hank Steinbrecher: Former U.S. Soccer chief enjoying current World Cup

    The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team enjoyed one of its best runs in the World Cup as the underdog squad survived a tough draw in group play to advance ...
    July 10, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • Wisconsin hoops standout Frank Kaminsky part of camps that bring players to the kids

    LISLE – For basketball players hoping to improve their skills over the summer, trips to far flung college campuses are the norm.
    July 9, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Elite track and field throwers coming to Benedictine University

    LISLE – Olympic gold medal-winning discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who was the event winner at he 2008 Olympics in Beijing, will be part of a ...
    July 8, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Westchester care center receives honor

    WESTCHESTER – Gentiva Hospice was recently honored with the highest award – a level four rating – from the national We Honor Veterans program.
    July 2, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Sports briefs: Jim Thome baseball camp coming to Lisle, Glen Ellyn

    Jim Thome featured at Silver Slugger Camp The Bulls/Sox Academy will host a pair of Silver Slugger c ...
    July 3, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Q&A with Toni Kukoc: Retirement life 'is perfect' for former Bulls great

    Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen endure as all-time great players for the Chicago Bulls. Toni Kukoc earned his own spot in Bulls' lore in 1994 when h ...
    July 1, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Meet the Cook all-area baseball team

    Summer baseball is already in full swing, but it's not too late to look back on the stars of the spring season. Here are some of the top players from ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • College notes: Lehmann makes good first impression at Michigan

    High schools are in the midst of summer break and the recently graduated senior class is preparing for college. Some local products already in college ...
    June 25, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Westchester to host showing of FROZEN June 26

    WESTCHESTER – Community members and residents from nearby neighborhoods are invited to cool off with the village of Westchester during a showing of Di ...
    June 19, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • Meet the Cook all-area softball team

    The softball season wrapped up Saturday with a pair of state title games. With the season in the books, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the accompl ...
    June 18, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • All-area MVP: Chizewski does it all for Nazareth

    LA GRANGE PARK – Many softball players are happy to excel at one or two aspects of the game. Nazareth's Mary Grace Chizewski is truly a well-rounded p ...
    June 18, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Westchester asks public to vote for Movie in the Park film

    WESTCHESTER – The village of Westchester is looking for residents to choose the August feature film for its Movie in the Park series.
    June 12, 2014 - 1:32 pm
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