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    Prospect High excited about pool plans

    Buffalo Grove High School’s new natatorium, shown here, would provide a blueprint for one at Prospect High School.

    Aug 23, 2014 7:38 AM

    Prospect High School students could be diving into a pool of their own within a few years, under a proposed capital projects plan for Northwest Suburban High School District 214.


    Kane County to rely less on riverboat money

    The profit margin for the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin continues to shrink amid increased competition.

    Aug 23, 2014 7:00 AM

    Kane County Board members showed they’ll take a precise look at the reliance of internal programs on riverboat gambling proceeds Friday afternoon even as Riverboat Committee members doled out more than $1 million in grants. The current grant cycle might be the last time local nonprofits and municipalities compete for a seven-figure pool of grant money.


    Seahawks embarrass the Bears

    Bears receiver Brandon Marshall drops the ball as quarterback Jay Cutler watches and the Seahawks' Brock Coyle defends in the first half of Friday's preseason game in Seattle.

    Aug 23, 2014 10:25 AM

    Friday night's third preseason game was a disaster all the way around for the Bears, who were embarrassed by the defending Super Bowl-champion Seahawks at Seattle's CenturyLink Field.


    Grayslake OKs renovation of 98-year-old building

    Grayslake village board trustees have approved a $100,000 economic development incentive agreement with Nage One LLC to revitalize what’s commonly known as the Cupola building, 2 S. Lake St.

    Aug 23, 2014 7:46 AM

    Grayslake’s downtown is expected to receive a dramatic appearance boost through the renovation of a 98-year-old building. Village board trustees have approved a $100,000 economic development incentive agreement with Grayslake-based Nage One LLC to revitalize what’s commonly known as the Cupola building at 2 S. Lake St.


    Glenbard W. grads celebrate 80th birthdays together

    Glenbard West High School Class of 1952 graduates Cal Smith, left, and Joan Woods look at photos in her yearbook during a reunion Friday in Winfield. Roughly 25 classmates came to a luncheon at Cooper’s Corner restaurant to celebrate their 80th birthdays.

    Aug 23, 2014 7:46 AM

    A private room at Cooper’s Corner in Winfield was filled Friday afternoon with guests attending a big birthday party. The celebration wasn’t just for one person though — it was for more than two dozen graduates of Glenbard West High School’s class of 1952, who are all turning, or have already turned, 80 this year. “We have a good camaraderie in our class,” said John Tobey of Lombard, one of the former Hilltoppers who helped organize the event.


    New turf field installed at Wheaton’s Graf Park

    Wheaton Park District Commissioner Ray Morrill and Bill Farley assistant superintendent of Community Unit District 200, are cheered by Wheaton Wings youth soccer players after officially dedicating the installation of a new synthetic turf at Wheaton’s Graf Park.

    Aug 23, 2014 7:47 AM

    Young soccer, football and lacrosse players in Wheaton now have a new field to play on. Wheaton Park District played host to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday evening for the recently installed synthetic turf field at Graf Parat 1701 Manchester Road, behind Monroe Middle School.

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