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  • Hinsdale South relies on defense in win against Downers Grove South

    DARIEN – Hinsdale South's football team entered Friday's game against Downers Grove South averaging nearly 30 points per game, tops in the West Suburb ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Hinsdale Central hangs on to Old Oaken Bucket with win against Downers Grove North

    DOWNERS GROVE – In the 80th battle for the Old Oaken Bucket, Hinsdale Central retained possession of the traveling trophy with a 34-18 win against Dow ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Chili cook-off and pie auction heating up in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Community Church is gearing up to host a Chili Cook-off and Pie Auction set for 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 1, at the church, locat ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • Downers Grove Council agrees to set meetings to discuss moves for village hall, police station

    DOWNERS GROVE – There will be a series of town hall meetings coming to Downers Grove to give residents an opportunity to engage with Village Council m ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • DuPage County Board member McBride dies, remembered as 'one of a kind'

    DuPage County Board member, Glen Ellyn resident, businessman and father JR McBride died early Friday morning after a long battle with cancer.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • Downers Grove Police Department offers trick or treat tips

    DOWNERS GROVE – Trick or treating in Downers Grove will take place Oct. 31.While there are no mandat ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sears Appliance & Hardware Athlete of the Week: Kenny Yeo

    Kenny YeoDowners Grove NorthSeniorFootball–Why Yeo was selected:Quarterback Kenny Yeo racked up more ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Downers Grove District 58 hosts technology workshop for parents

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Grade School District 58 will hold a Technology Support Session and a Learning, Assessment & Reporting Overview on Wedne ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Police reports: Downers Grove for week of Oct. 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • Tennis state tournament, other activities resume after lockdown

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – The IHSA girls tennis state tournament at Hoffman Estates High School was suspended while authorities investigated a suspicious, una ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • Downers Grove, Westmont area schools prepare for volleyball playoffs

    The girls volleyball regular season is nearing an end and teams are getting set for postseason kickoff with the goal of reaching the Class 2A and 4A s ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Former Lincoln School in Downers Grove to open as haunted house

    DOWNERS GROVE – The former Lincoln School will be the site of a haunted house this Halloween.Now cal ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Downers Grove North quarterback taking on new leadership role

    DOWNERS GROVE – David Edwards is embracing a new role on the Downers Grove North football team.The T ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Firefighter hurt in Downers Grove blaze released from hospital

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove firefighter injured in a Wednesday morning fire at Prentiss Creek apartment complex has been released from the hospita ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Beckley: Holiday events begin at Downers Grove Park District

    We’ve all heard the many ghost stories associated with Downers Grove.With the rich history of this t ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • New head of school takes reins at Avery Coonley School

    DOWNERS GROVE – One of the first orders of business Paul Druzinsky attended to when he took over as head of school for Avery Coonley School, an indepe ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Downers South musician selected to U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

    DOWNERS GROVE – South High School senior and sousaphone player Samuel Tedeschi has been brought up in a musical family.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Halloween window painting event seeks artists in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Children from kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to paint Halloween images on downtown business windows from 9 a.m. to noon, ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Pumpkin carving set at Downers Grove Library

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public LIbrary will be hosting a pumpkin carving event from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Downers Grove Park District ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • U.S. Ebola cases prompt area hospitals to prepare teams, isolation areas

    As the Ebola epidemic continues to make headlines throughout the world, close attention has been made to healthcare facilities in this country, and cl ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:14 am
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