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  • High school girls gymnastics: Finals appearances fun for Downers Grove South's Carlson, Davenport

    PALATINE – For the first time, Downers Grove South senior Kayla Carlson finished her gymnastics season by competing in the state finals.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • High school wrestling: Westmont's Zach Muller finishes as a state champ

    CHAMPAIGN – Zach Muller got a small taste of success as a junior at the state wrestling tournament.A ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • High school boys swimming: Downers Grove North's Ben Ellstrom swims to state meet

    DOWNERS GROVE – Ben Ellstrom knows what a difference a year – and a second on the clock – can make.T ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Nighttime Westmont fire displaces apartment residents

    WESTMONT – A nighttime fire left an apartment building in Westmont uninhabitable for a night with extensive damage and several dramatic balcony rescue ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:41 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 6-13

    New leadership needed in BerwynThe current mayor of Berwyn is bragging about all the wonderful thing ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • High school wrestling: Hinsdale Central's Ivanisevic wins first sectional title, books state tourney berth

    DOWNERS GROVE – There is a first time for everything, and for Niko Ivanisevic the time is now.The Hi ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North's Cummings, Downers Grove South's Villalobos book state berths

    DOWNERS GROVE – The sectional wrestling tournament was a step in the right direction for Nate Cummings.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • High school girls gymnastics: Downers Grove South trio moves on to state meet

    OSWEGO – Downers Grove South senior Kayla Carlson’s chronic back injury nearly prevented her from competing this gymnastics season.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Celebrate Westmont’s inaugural Restaurant Week

    WESTMONT – The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau will initiate and sponsor the first-ever Westmont Restaurant Week beginning March 9 and ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:53 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

    Lack of school zone on Ogden Avenue a dangerAlong Ogden Avenue, just west of LaGrange Road, there ar ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Postseason almost here for Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South

    The regular season seemed to fly by as girls basketball teams now are getting ready for the Class 3A and 4A playoffs. Here’s the outlook for Downers G ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Grove Players to Present “The Boys Next Door” Feb. 10-12, 17-19

    DOWNERS GROVE – Tickets are now available for "The Boys Next Door," featuring director Sean O'Neill and producer Michael Pemberton.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:48 am
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South nab several spots in sectional tourney

    LA GRANGE – Sergio Villalobos was modest about it, but he knows how important winning a regional title was to his wrestling postseason.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Westmont officials: Budget restructured to fit strategic plan initiatives

    WESTMONT – The newest village budget reflects a commitment to its recent Strategic Plan, according to a news release from the village.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Talley's Kitchen + Bar offers hearty cooking in cozy atmosphere

    CLARENDON HILLS – On one of the coldest nights of the new year, my dining companion and I were looking for a hearty meal at a place we had never visit ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • High school boys basketball: Downers Grove North secures senior night win with strong finish

    DOWNERS GROVE – On Downers Grove North's senior night, Bryan Jakobsze and Ryan Pustelnik helped lock down a win after the sophomores staked the Trojan ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • High school wrestling: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South among area schools ready for postseason push

    The end of the postseason road for high school wrestlers is the State Farm Center in Champaign for the state tournament from Feb. 16 to 18. Here’s the ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Police Reports: Downers Grove and Westmont for Feb. 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 8:26 am
  • High school basketball: Semaj Henderson, Eddie Boston help Downers Grove North get back on track

    DOWNERS GROVE – Maybe this was the turning point for Downers Grove North’s boys basketball team.Ther ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • High school girls gymnastics: Final conference meet memorable for Downers Grove North's Nicolet Christensen, Becky Donnelly

    GLEN ELLYN – During four varsity seasons with the Downers Grove North girls gymnastics program, the rewards have been plenty for seniors Nicolet Chris ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Celebrate Mardi Gras all month long at Pappadeaux in Westmont

    WESTMONT – As January begins to fade and we hit the home stretch to spring, Mardi Gras festivities begin in many parts of the country culminating on F ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 6:07 am