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  • Decorated WWII veteran Rocky Matayoshi passes at age 90

    WOODRIDGE – Shinyei “Rocky” Matayoshi was small in stature but in some ways larger than life.Though ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 8:36 pm
  • Woodridge resident’s photo wins second place in annual National Wildlife Federation contest

    WOODRIDGE – As the hours passed on a cold, bleak Alaskan summer day, one Woodridge resident patiently observed the behavior of a female brown bear and ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Dec. 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Holiday help: Area nonprofits seek support this season

    For many, the holiday season the happiest time of year, filled with gifts and loved ones.But for tho ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Downers Grove Dist.99 Holiday Concert: 6 photos

    Community High School District 99 holds a holiday concert in the Downers Grove South gym on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 7:34 pm
  • Danica Patrick is face of Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare's new health initiative

    Race car driver Danica Patrick will be featured in a marketing blitz for Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare's Healthy Driven initiative.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Cronin to present State of DuPage County Jan. 14 in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – DuPage County Dan Cronin will present the annual State the County address on Jan. 14. Th ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • Lisle Woodridge Fire District offers winter safety tips

    The Lisle Woodridge Fire District is reminding residents to avoid fire hazards this holiday season.I ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • U.S. House passes bill to dispose of nuclear waste at Argonne

    The Omnibus Appropriations bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives could save Argonne National Laboratory millions of dollars by all ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Woodridge Park District offers free fitness trials

    WOODRIDGE – Residents can try out a Woodridge Park District fitness class for free before signing up for a full session this winter.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Deadlines set for election packets in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – Residents wanting to run for office in the April 2015 elections can file petition packets with the Village of Woodridge's Clerk's Office.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy offering holiday basketball, baseball, softball camps

    LISLE – The Bulls/Sox Academy in Lisle will be hosting Chicago Bulls Basketball Camps and Chicago White Sox Baseball Holiday Camps on Dec. 29 and 30 a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Dec. 10

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Former owner of Hollywood Blvd. accused of tax evasion

    WOODRIDGE – The former owner of Hollywood Blvd. movie theater in Woodridge is facing charges of tax evasion, fraud and failure to file tax returns, ac ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Downers Grove South hosts Winter Art Show

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers South will host a Winter Art Show that will showcase student artwork in a variety of media, including photography, drawing, po ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • All-area football: Meet the 2014 defensive selections from the South DuPage area

    DEFENSETuf BorlandSchool: BolingbrookYear: JuniorImpact: The Bolingbrook linebacker anchored one of ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • All-area football: Meet the 2014 offensive selections from the South DuPage area

    The footballl season wrapped up on Thanksgiving weekend with all eight classes finishing up at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. That means its time to h ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Woodridge raises water rates

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Village Board recently approved a water and sewer rate increase effective Jan. 1.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Two charged with armed robbery, battery in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – Two people have been charged after a man was found beaten and bruised Monday evening at the Mobile gas station at 75th Street and Woodward ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Downers Grove South student musicians earn All-State Honors

    DOWNERS GROVE – Eleven student musicians from South High have earned All-State Honors in the 2014-2015 Illinois Music Education Association All-State ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Good Samaritan recognized for life-saving efforts

    WOODRIDGE – The Lisle Woodridge Fire District recognized a Good Samaritan last month.Fire officials ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Downers Grove South High to host Holiday Concert

    DOWNERS GROVE – The 2014 Holiday Concert is set to ring in the holiday season from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 11, at South High, 1436 Norfolk St.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Police reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for Dec. 3

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • DuPage gets $70,000 donation for heroin overdose reversal drug program

    WHEATON – DuPage County's campaign to save the lives of overdosing heroin users got a financial boost during the Nov. 25 County Board meeting, when Ch ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Kolodziej: Envisioning the future of facilities in D-99

    The combined square footage of our facilities at Downers Grove North High and South High is more than one million square feet, which represents a lot ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Woodridge students inspired to act for South Sudan

    WOODRIDGE – Inspired by the true story from a book they read, the sixth-graders at William F. Murphy Elementary School in Woodridge have raised more t ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • DGN girls hoops poised to contend, DGS eye improvement

    The girls basketball season has tipped off with many teams playing in tournaments to start the campaign. Here’s the outlook for Downers Grove North, D ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • DuPage Forest Preserve District lowers tax levy

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County voted to slightly decrease its tax levy Nov. 18, according to a district news release.
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Woodridge encourages shoppers to shop local

    WOODRIDGE – The village of Woodridge is encouraging residents to shop local on Small Business Saturday this weekend.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Woodridge, Lisle to spread yuletide with community events

    The communities of Woodridge and Lisle have plenty of events and activities planned this holiday season, including the annual Lights of Lisle festival ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Police reports: Woodridge and Lisle for Nov. 26

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • Motorist dies in crash with semitrailer near Bolingbrook, Woodridge border

    BOLINGBROOK – A Countryside man was killed in a collision with a semitrailer Tuesday.The crash occur ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Armed robber robs Woodridge Hair Cuttery Tuesday night

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Police responded to an armed robbery that occurred at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday at the Hair Cuttery, 2301 63rd St., Woodridge.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • District 99 seeks community input about current facilities

    DOWNERS GROVE – Residents of Community High School District 99 are invited to attend two sessions about the current facilities at North High and South ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bolingbrook man charged with armed robbery after incident at Woodridge Jewel

    WOODRIDGE – A Bolingbook man is facing a slew of charges after allegedly trying to steal money from a cash register at Jewel-Osco in Woodridge.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:39 am
  • Crawford: The more things change, more they stay the same

    Change is the constant, true everywhere, especially in Illinois.Silly season has not only brought us ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Downers Grove North swimmers capture second straight state trophy

    EVANSTON – Downers Grove North's girls swimming team did it again. A year after winning their first ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 3:16 pm
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