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Two tracks open again after Metra derailment near NapervilleMetra service returned to near normal with only a couple of reported delays Monday afternoon as the system recovered from a morning train derailment east of Naperville.Last Updated Feb 8, 2016 5:42 PM
Bail reduced for Naperville protesterUpdated Feb 8, 2016 5:05 PM
Bail was reduced by $90,000 Monday for a Lisle man being held on felony disorderly conduct charges for filing a false police report against a Naperville officer.Donald L. Pritchard, 49, of the 500 block of Maple Avenue, is charged with falsely accusing a Naperville police officer with trying to run him over with his squad car outside police headquarters,
DuPage Airport suit could pull Pheasant Run out of St. CharlesUpdated Feb 7, 2016 1:34 PM
St. Charles’ iconic Pheasant Run may be run out of town. DuPage Airport officials want to condemn the entire 250-acre property in response to Pheasant Run’s renovation plans, which would put homes on the property for the first time.
DuPage forest preserve offers cabin fever cure at Wonders of WinterUpdated Feb 6, 2016 6:52 PM
On a weekend where football is king, visitors to the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook on Saturday were able to participate in some winter activities with considerably less hype.
Fox River & Countryside fire OKs some part-timers to save moneyUpdated Feb 4, 2016 11:06 PM
Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District officials appointed to new trustees Thursday night. They joined the board just in time to vote in big changes that will see fewer full-time firefighter/paramedics at district stations.
DuPage forest Dist. 5 candidates debate accomplishmentsUpdated Feb 4, 2016 7:11 PM
Candidates for the District 5 seat on the DuPage Forest Preserve Commission both say they have played key roles in recent projects to stabilize a historic barn, complete a trail connection and add land to a preserve near Naperville.
Fermilab artist-in-residence to create science-inspired worksUpdated Feb 4, 2016 11:06 AM
The important science that happens every day at Fermilab in Batavia can be difficult to understand. For the second year, Fermilab is hosting an artist-in-residence who aims to help the public see particle physics in a big, new way.
Meet the pioneering exotic pet vet from LisleUpdated Feb 5, 2016 9:48 AM
What’s the oddest creature Lisle exotic pet veterinarian has ever treated? A millipede infested with little mites. Yes, a bug infested with bugs.
Opposition growing for self-storage near NapervilleUpdated Feb 4, 2016 12:45 AM
Neighbors opposed to a proposed self-storage facility in Lisle Township say they don't want it to bring an industrial trend of development to their residential area.
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- Popular safari guide, photographer and lecturer Richard Field will tell about "Life on Safari: An Introduction to Authentic Africa" in a lecture/slide show Wednesday, April 9, at the Oak Brook Park District Rec Center, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook. This 7 to 9 p.m. event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 630-303-4787. Rebecca Field
- Barth Pond on 55th Street floods over , closing the road.. Timothy Miskell
- A car gets engulfed by flooding waters on 55th Street in Downers Grove next to Barth Pond Timothy Miskell
- House along 55th Street in Westmont get their own little ponds. Timothy Miskell
- Flooding along 55th Street in Westmont today. Timothy Miskell
- Today's flooding left 55th Street a mess , causing many loacl ponds to flood over. Timothy Miskell of Westmont
- Flooding throught Westmont and Downers Grove leave many stranded along 55th Street Timothy Miskell Westmont,Il.
- Flooding along 55th Street spills out into side streets in Westmont. Timothy Miskell
- Flooding left many people with miniature ponds in their yards. Taken along 55th Street. Timothy Miskell of Westmont,Il.
- On June 9,, 2015, the Rotary Club of Western Springs welcomed the recipients of their Club’s 2015 scholarships and their families to breakfast. The scholarship winners got a chance to share their experiences at Lyons Township High School as well as discuss their plans for college. Each year the Rotary Club of Western Springs performs their 500 Club fundraiser, which provides funding for three scholarships. In 2015 scholarships were awarded to Daniel Archundia (of Indian Head Park) winner of the Ken Means Scholarship Award; Victory Lampert (of La Grange Park) and Jeanne Caplice (of Western Springs.) Jason Dobrzynski
- Hinsdale’s Mark Joy returns a shot from Highland Park's David Borovikov during the championship match at last weekend's USTA 12-and-under tennis tournament held at Midtown Athletic Club in Bannockburn. After a weekend filed with plenty of victories, Joy would eventually fall 6-1, 6-3 but earned his place boys singles runner-up. Dave Silbar/SilbarPR
- Many schools closed through out the area. Some busses were still on the road trying to get through , 55th Street Westmont,Il. Timothy Miskell
- Today's flooding leaves many stranded along 55th Street in Downers Grove and Westmont. Timothy Miskell of Westmont
Members of the Zonta Club of Oak Brook recently assisted "Poised for Success" in Lombard during its monthly clothing drop-off day April 13. Pictured are Lombard resident Kathy Raker on the left and Kay Van Vreede from Clarendon Hills. Poised for
Success promotes economic self-sufficiency for women, especially those re-entering the workforce,by providing contemporary career clothing. The Zonta Club of Oak Brook, as a member of Zonta International, advances the status of women through service and advocacy. Susan Barton
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