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  • Wood Dale trees provide course for annual climbing competition

    WOOD DALE – Professional tree climbers competed for the title of best climber in the Illinois Arborist Association’s Tree Climbing Championship on Sat ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Rauner visits Carol Stream, Bloomingdale businesses

    Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner recently stopped by two businesses in Carol Stream and Bloomingdale along his campaign trail.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 1:48 pm
  • Third time's the charm for West Chicago world record attempt

    WEST CHICAGO – The Fox Valley Composite Squadron of the Illinois Wing Civil Air Patrol wasn’t going to let something like a solar storm deter their th ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • West Chicago celebrates Mexican heritage

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago residents celebrated Mexican Independence Day on Saturday in downtown with a parade, music and El Grito, the ceremonial ri ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • College of DuPage Faculty Association votes no confidence in President Breuder

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Faculty Association has voted no confidence in President Robert Breuder, marking the first such outcome for a no co ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Inaugural Westmont 'Ale Harvest Fest' coming to Ty Warner Park

    WESTMONT – The inaugural Ale Harvest Fest will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 at Ty Warner Park.Or ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Iowa man charged after road rage stabbing in Volo

    VOLO – A 45-year-old Iowa man overcome with road rage in Volo allegedly stabbed another man in his leg, requiring police to control the bleeding until ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Update: Barrington's White House project

    BARRINGTON – Since August, extensive interior and exterior work has been done on Barrington's historical 'White House,' located at 145 West Main Stree ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Fire Deptartment to teach smoke alarm safety at open house

    LOMBARD – Smoke alarm safety will be the focus of the Lombard Fire Department's open house 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Fire Station 1, 50 E. St. Charles ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • District 99 could lose $3 million in annual state funding

    DOWNERS GROVE – A state senate bill that would overhaul the way Illinois funds education by distributing money to school districts based on financial ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Village to hold hazardous waste disposal event

    LOMBARD – Residents can keep their homes safer and cleaner by disposing of hazardous waste Oct. 4 at the village’s municipal complex, 255 E. Wilson Av ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Trial begins for Villa Park man accused of 2013 home invasion

    VILLA PARK – A bench trial began Wednesday for a Villa Park man charged in a February 2013 home invasion.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Lake in the Hills police reports for Sept. 19, 2014

    • Isael Q. Barreto, 44, 5525 Alexandria Drive, Lake in the Hills, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 26, with battery.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Marengo County Historical Society hosts sing-along event Sept. 28

    MARENGO – The McHenry County Historical Society will host a sing-along event on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the 1890s-era Riley Methodist Church in Marengo.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Six Flags to host the marathon of coaster challenges

    GURNEE – Six Flags Great America in Gurnee and Special Olympics Illinois have teamed up for a new fundraiser that brings the spirit of a marathon to t ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:18 am
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