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  • Hersey High School Hosts 21st Annual Rolling Green Invitational Aug 29, 2014 7:49 AM
    On Monday, August 18, Rolling Green Country Club, (Arlington Heights, IL) was home to the 21st Annual Rolling Green Invitational.

  • Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR Promotes Constitution Week Awareness Aug 29, 2014 7:51 AM
    The Twenty-first Chapter of the NSDAR announces that September 17, 2014, begins the national celebration of Constitution Week.

  • Get a glimpse of health care careers at Oakton Aug 29, 2014 11:05 AM
    Health care careers are hot. Take your first step toward a thriving profession by attending free information sessions at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus. College faculty will be on hand to discuss course requirements and industry trends as well as to spotlight degree and certificate programs.

  • Des Plaines tax increment financing plans move forward Aug 29, 2014 2:59 PM
    Plans to restructure an existing tax increment financing district in Des Plaines are moving ahead.

  • Portion of Algonquin Road closed in Des Plaines Aug 29, 2014 1:01 AM
    A portion of Algonquin Road on the east side of Des Plaines is closed through Sept. 22 due to bridge painting under the Tri-State Tollway.

  • New Coaster Challenge to benefit Special Olympics Illinois Aug 29, 2014 11:06 PM
    Special Olympics Illinois is proud to introduce a brand new fundraising initiative taking place on Sept. 28 at Six Flags Great America called The 2014 Coaster Challenge. Participants simply register, fundraise and ride the distance of a 5K, 10K or marathon (26.2 miles) on Six Flags Great America's world-class roller coasters.

  • Man’s death on railroad tracks in Des Plaines ruled suicide Aug 28, 2014 1:01 AM
    The death of a 40-year-old man struck Tuesday afternoon by an outbound Metra train in downtown Des Plaines has been ruled a suicide by the Cook County medical examiner’s office. The man was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:37 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said. The collision occurred at the Des Plaines train depot.

  • Document Shredding Event held at Senior Center September 20 Aug 28, 2014 12:19 PM
    Shred and recycle old tax forms, bank statements, medical records, etc. at the Document Destruction Event held at the Arlington Heights Senior Center, Saturday, September 20.

  • Bring a Coat, Buy a Coat Fashion Night Out at Norton’s U.S.A. Sept. 4 Aug 28, 2014 12:32 PM
    Norton's U.S.A. will be collecting gently used coats and jackets to donate to WINGS and introducing new Fall and Winter Fashions at Fashion Night Out Sept. 4!

  • Chickens 101: Students aren’t the only ones back to school at Saint Alphonsus Ligouri Aug 28, 2014 12:34 PM
    The fifth grade class at Saint Alphonsus School welcomed back a hen raised last year as part of a hatching project.

  • Des Plaines Camera Club (DPCC) begins its 2014 season Aug 28, 2014 12:35 PM
    Des Plaines Camera Club (DPCC) begins its 2014 season packed with a variety of programs including photographic presentations such as specializing in B & W, urban photography, education covering camera technique and process technique, competition in both print and digital formats as well as community activities.

  • Mobile home residents: Landlord is mistreating us Aug 28, 2014 4:16 PM
    Residents of a mobile home park near Des Plaines came to state and local officials Wednesday night to air grievances about their landlord, whom they accuse of being too heavy-handed enforcing rules in their leases. “This is a ridiculous way of handling people who live in a community,” said Tim Hoff, one of nearly 100 residents who attended the meeting at the Des Plaines Public Library.

  • Brandon Matuszczak Earns Eagle Scout Award Aug 27, 2014 7:49 AM
    Fremd sophmore, Brandon Matuszczak completed a successful Eagle Scout Project with the help of the community.

  • Northwest suburban police blotter Aug 27, 2014 12:05 PM
    A vandal shot a bullet between 6 p.m. Aug. 8 and noon Aug. 9 through a second-floor double-pane window on the west side of a business building at 2600 S. River Road in Des Plaines. The bullet struck a wall, hit a privacy window and came to rest on a desk. Damage was estimated at $2,450.

  • Des Plaines surveying residents on city’s needs, assets Aug 27, 2014 1:46 PM
    Des Plaines residents, business owners, and other stakeholders are being invited to take a survey for use in developing a city marketing and branding plan. The survey asks respondents for their opinions on what they believe to be Des Plaines’ greatest challenges, opportunities for growth, assets and prospects for economic development.

  • Des Plaines’ Shawn Lane neighbors gather for party Aug 26, 2014 11:58 AM
    Eating delicious food was an all-day affair, as well as volleyball, bocce ball, baggo, practicing golf swings and just relaxing while visiting with friends and neighbors.

  • Especially for Girls Interested in Science and Math: A Day of Exploration Aug 26, 2014 4:44 PM
    This one-day program will introduce sixth-to-ninth-grade girls to many types of careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

  • Athletico Physical Therapy Shares Health Tips to Start the School Year off Right Aug 26, 2014 4:32 PM
    Whether your child’s fitness routine consists of varsity football or walking to and from the school bus with a load of books strapped to the back, there are several health and safety steps you and your child should know about before school starts this fall. Athletico, with headquarters in Oak Brook, offers tips for young athletes and bookworms alike.

  • Crafters Wanted Aug 26, 2014 4:42 PM
    Crafters wanted for the 25th Annual Westmont High School Craft Fair

  • Services set for 29-year-old Des Plaines alderman who died of stroke Aug 26, 2014 6:13 PM
    Funeral services have been set for 29-year-old Des Plaines Alderman Joanna Sojka, who died Aug. 18 of an apparent stroke. A visitation is scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at St. Hubert Parish, 729 Grand Canyon St. in Hoffman Estates. It is followed by a Mass at 6 p.m. A public moment of silence will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the beginning of the city council meeting. The Sojka family has been invited to attend.

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