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  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for April 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Woodridge Park District gears up for sports seasons

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Park District is preparing for its summer tennis and fall soccer programs.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Chicago Red Stars down Sky Blue FC 1-0 in World Cup send-off

    CHICAGO – The National Women’s Soccer League’s Chicago Red Stars dominated and stayed unbeaten in their third match of the 2015 campaign on Saturday, ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Man pleads guilty to Woodridge murder, sexual assault

    WOODRIDGE – A Northlake man pleaded guilty Monday to the December 2012 murder and sexual assault of his former girlfriend in Woodridge, according to a ...
    May 5, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Warm weather to bring start to roadwork in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – As warmer weather arrives, construction season is once again in full swing. Woodridge is no exception with a slew of roadway construction ...
    May 4, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • West suburbs' young achievers honored as Suburban Life Scholars

    The west suburbs' best and brightest were recognized recently by Suburban Life Media.Two area high s ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:27 am
  • Danny Kasher pitching gem pushes Downers Grove South past North

    DOWNERS GROVE – Danny Kasher had been used sparingly as a pitcher so far this season.That changed fo ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Hearings begin over Drew Peterson's Bolingbrook pension

    BOLINGBROOK – Drew Peterson's monthly $6,000 pension could be taken away if board members believe he used his police training to kill his third wife.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • School district celebrates Week of the Young Child

    Mekhi Brown is eager to have Valley View School District 365U Superintendent Dr. James Mitchem read “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” to his Duck Room class A ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Breuder out, audit upcoming and reimbursements suspended at College of DuPage (with video)

    The College of DuPage could be on its way to a "Clean Slate," but the cleaning may not come too easy if the new board's second meeting Thursday is any ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' trustees named officers of divided College of DuPage board in tense first meeting

    What some believe to be a new era at the College of DuPage started off with a rocky first few votes Thursday.
    May 1, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Mustangs split games at Naperville Invitational

    NAPERVILLE – Downers Grove South’s girls soccer team was unable to earn a berth in the quarterfinals of the Naperville Invitational, although it wasn’ ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Embattled College of DuPage President Breuder takes medical leave days before potential ouster

    The controversial president of the College of DuPage won't be in office when trustees potentially take a scheduled vote on whether to put him on paid ...
    April 29, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Hinsdale South at Downers Grove South girls soccer: 6 photos

    Downers Grove South plays at home against Hinsdale South on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, winning 7-6. ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for April 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 27, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Third federal subpoena seeks College of DuPage video, audio recordings

    The College of DuPage has been served its third federal subpoena this month, with authorities seeking recordings of the school on the day administrato ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • DuPage officials pledge to reduce emissions by 20 percent

    County leaders came together April 14 to announce plans for a greener DuPage over the next decade and a half.
    April 23, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • DuPage Board member Chaplin, state Sen. Nybo taking action to consolidate election commission

    DuPage County Board member Liz Chaplin, D-Downers Grove, and state Sen. Chris Nybo, R-Elmhurst, have teamed up to explore returning the electoral proc ...
    April 22, 2015 - 6:53 pm
  • Benet Academy retires Frank Kaminsky's No. 44 jersey

    LISLE – Frank Kaminsky is revered by Lisle residents for his larger-than-life presence both on and off the basketball court.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Chicago Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling of Lemont makes 50 saves in 3OT playoff win

    Scott Darling stopped 50 shots and Brent Seabrook scored the game winner a minute into the third overtime Tuesday as the Chicago Blackhawks pushed the ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:57 am
  • Sen. Cullerton sponsors bill to take DuPage Narcan Program statewide

    One of DuPage County's signature programs in the fight against heroin may be going statewide.State S ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Zack Jones helps deliver series sweep for DGS baseball

    VILLA PARK – Neither cold weather nor a last-minute change of venue prevented Downers Grove South pitcher Zack Jones from getting the job done Monday.
    April 21, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • Letter: A compassionate Illinois?

    To the editor:Gov. Rauner has proposed a budget beginning July 1 that totally eliminates respite ser ...
    April 21, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Chiropractor opens practice in Lisle

    LISLE – Dr. Michael Genslinger began his chiropractic practice Feb. 16 in Lisle.Genslinger, a 2014 g ...
    April 21, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • A tasty time: Taste of 630 returns

    Chamber 630, which serves the Downers Grove and Woodridge area business community, hosted its annual Taste of 630 on Thursday.
    April 20, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • COD's Hamilton talks Clean Slate win, possible bid for chairwoman and Breuder ouster

    In a few weeks, area voters will see a Clean Slate at the College of DuPage.Amid a crowded field of ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for April 15

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 20, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Letter: Support the HEAL Act

    To the editor:The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recently recognized for the first time ...
    April 20, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Giant Steps celebrates awareness month with event, outreach, expansion plans

    LISLE – During an Autism Awareness Month marked by a $1 million cut to autism services in Illinois, Giant Steps in Lisle is hard at work, reaching out ...
    April 17, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • 7 DuPage men charged in reverse prostitution sting

    Several DuPage County residents were among 13 men charged this week in a reverse prostitution sting conducted by the Aurora Police Special Operations ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Bolingbrook woman charged with murder

    BOLINGBROOK – A man was fatally stabbed during a domestic argument Thursday night in Bolingbrook, according to a Bolingbrook Police Department news re ...
    April 17, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Lemont native Scott Darling notches first NHL playoff win in Blackhawks' victory

    In a season of memorable firsts, Scott Darling added another one to the list Wednesday night. The Le ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • College of DuPage under federal investigation, trustee says school destroyed documents

    In an event signaling more trouble for the long-embattled College of DuPage, the U.S. Attorney's Office has issued a subpoena to the school for docume ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Embattled College of DuPage Board bows out of final meeting

    After months of headlines, scandal and controversy, the current College of DuPage Board of Trustees won't be going out with a bang.
    April 16, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Amid controversy, COD Foundation director announces retirement

    The director of the College of DuPage Foundation has announced she will retire in October after months of controversy – though not because of it.
    April 15, 2015 - 6:23 pm
  • Anthony J. Canino Varsity Gymnastics Invitational: 8 photos

    Athletes from the WSC Gold and Silver Divisions compete at the Anthony J. Canino Varsity Gymnastics Invitational at Hinsdale Central on Friday, April ...
    April 15, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • DuPage County Fair confirms limited grandstand for 2015, but programming remains (with video)

    WHEATON – Though part of the grandstand will be closed, the DuPage County Fair Association promises that the annual event will go on as planned.
    April 18, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Woodridge Rotary triathlon fees to support area charities

    WOODRIDGE – Early Bird registration is now open for the Woodridge Rotary Club's 16th annual mini triathlon, and athletes may choose one of five charit ...
    April 14, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Ellena Metros helps lead DGN girls soccer to win

    CICERO – Downers Grove North knows it can always rely on Ellena Metros in crunch time.Metros came th ...
    April 14, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Former College of DuPage radio engineer charged with stealing $200K pleads not guilty

    A former College of DuPage radio engineer accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the school's radio station, WDCB, pleaded not guilty to a dozen ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for April 8

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 13, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Connelly, Sandack meet with DuPage County Board members for lobby day

    DuPage County Board members meet with state legislators March 18 in Springfield as part of an annual lobby day to speak about the county's 2015 legisl ...
    April 12, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Volunteers to clean up Woodridge parks for community day

    WOODRIDGE – Spring is here, and that means Woodridge’s many parks will soon be busy with residents enjoying the warmer weather. And after this weekend ...
    April 10, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Woodridge seeks public works applicants

    WOODRIDGE – The village of Woodridge is accepting applications for summer public works positions and an engineering internship, according to the villa ...
    April 10, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Trojan girls making strides on the pitch

    DOWNERS GROVE – With a roster that encompasses players with a wide range of skill sets and experience levels, the Downers Grove North soccer team need ...
    April 8, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Police Reports: Woodridge, Lisle and Bolingbrook for April 1

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    April 8, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' candidates sweep College of DuPage race (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees will soon be looking at a Clean Slate. The trio ...
    April 8, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • Incumbents win Lisle Village Board seats in close contest

    LISLE – Three incumbents were re-elected to the Lisle Village Board on Tuesday, according to preliminary election results.
    April 8, 2015 - 1:58 am
  • Woodridge re-elects incumbents for 4-year trustee seats

    WOODRIDGE – Woodridge voters have re-elected three incumbents to sit on the Woodridge Village Board, according to unofficial election results.
    April 8, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Incumbents win Bolingbrook Village Board seats

    BOLINGBROOK – With 100 percent of precincts reporting in DuPage and Will counties, three incumbents have won back their seats on the Bolingbrook Villa ...
    April 7, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Letter: Support clean slate for College of DuPage board

    To the Editor: I am a former COD student, a DuPage resident and a taxpayer. I filed a FOIA request a ...
    April 6, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Lisle springs into season with annual Egg Hunt

    LISLE – The hunt was on, as children of all ages searched for eggs hidden at Community Park in Lisle.
    April 6, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Lincoln Way West at Downers Grove South softball: 5 photos

    Downers Grove South plays Lincoln Way West in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
    April 6, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Reader Poll

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    Paid vacation leave only
    Both
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