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    Illini, Lunt survive Youngstown scare

    Illinois tight end Jon Davis (3) is congratulated by teammate Matt LaCosse (11) and wide receiver Geronimo Allison (8), top, after scoring a touchdown Saturday during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Youngstown State at Memorial Stadium in Champaign.

    Aug 30, 2014 2:55 PM

    The Illini had seven first downs by halftime and clung to a 7-6 lead.The Penguins took a 17-14 lead with 10:57 left in the game on a 2-yard Brian Ruiz touchdown and a 2-point conversion by quarterback Dante Nania.


    Algonquin Bypass slated to open Thursday

    The long-awaited opening of the Algonquin Bypass is slated for Thursday. The three-year, $88.5 million project will allow motorists to bypass downtown Algonquin and allow that downtown road to become more pedestrian friendly.

    Aug 30, 2014 11:25 AM

    The long-awaited Algonquin Bypass project that has been in the works for three years now will open Thursday. The $88.5 million project created a new, four-lane, 2.2-mile segment of Route 31 that allows motorists to bypass downtown. “We do have a historic downtown and it’s the heart and soul, just like every community, which is very important. It returns Main Street to a downtown street,” Algonquin Village President John Schmitt said.


    DuPage referendums concern roads, airport noise, facilities

    More than two dozen referendum questions will appear on the November ballot in DuPage County. Many of them deal with the issue of airplane noise from O'Hare International Airport.

    Aug 30, 2014 7:40 AM

    More than two dozen referendum questions will appear on the November ballot in DuPage County and cover a variety of topics, from deteriorating streets in Villa Park to complaints about airplane noise in towns neighboring O'Hare International Airport. “The residents are really getting clobbered with plane noise,” Itasca Village President Jeff Pruyn said.


    Ela Soccer Club strikes land deal

    This will be a secondary entrance for new fields that Lake Zurich-based Ela Soccer Club will develop. The club has struck a 12-year lease for property owned by the village of Long Grove.

    Aug 30, 2014 7:15 AM

    Ela Soccer Club plans to build new fields on publicly owned property deemed of no use to the village of Long Grove. Long Grove village board members this week voted 6-0 in favor of leasing 11 acres to the youth soccer organization. “We’re really happy to be able to make these fields available to (the club),” Long Grove Village President Angie Underwood said.


    Glen Ellyn playground project also will help others

    The playground equipment that recently was removed from Glen Ellyn’s Danby Park was more than 20 years old, officials say. A nonprofit group will refurbish it and then give it to a place that otherwise might not have such equipment.

    Aug 30, 2014 7:40 AM

    Glen Ellyn Park District is on the verge of giving children a chance to play not only here, but abroad. The district is scheduled to begin work Sept. 8 to install a new playground at its Danby Park. But instead of discarding the old playground equipment, the district already has donated it to an organization called Kids Around the World. The group provides equipment — both new and used — for use by children in other countries who otherwise might not have playgrounds. The...


    Naperville woman’s pillowcase project helping hospital patients

    Twins Laura Seyfarth of Mill Valley, California, and Karen Butz of Naperville are sewing roughly 60 pillowcases a month for pediatric patients at Edward Hospital in Naperville.

    Aug 30, 2014 7:35 AM

    Pediatric hospital rooms at Edward Hospital in Naperville are becoming brighter one piece of bed linen at a time. A Naperville woman, her twin sister and a friend are sewing roughly 60 pillowcases a month and giving them to the hospital in a project they call KaLaCares. “We both loved the idea of making a difference, even if only for a moment, in a child’s life,” said Karen Butz of Naperville, who started the pillowcase project with her sister, Laura Seyfarth of Mill...


    Survey planned for Cook Memorial patrons

    Cook Memorial Public Library District patrons will be asked to fill out a survey in September about library services and their patronage habits.

    Aug 30, 2014 7:44 AM

    Cook Memorial Public Library District residents will be surveyed about their library habits and their opinions of the district's facilities in September.

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