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  • Village of Bensenville Home Values Rise 9.7%Jun 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Bensenville posted one of the highest percentage increases in single-family home prices in the northwest suburbs experiencing a 9.7% increase from 2012 vs 2013 tracked by CoreLogic Case-Shiller. CoreLogic Case-Shiller computes a single-family price index for each ZIP code by matching up repeat sales of the same property.

  • TV’s Jack Hanna is coming to Chicago to promote Wildscreen Arkive June 19 at a special fundraising dinner.

    Wildscreen Arkive Brings TV’s Jack Hanna to Chicago for fundraiser Jun 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    TV animal host Jack Hanna will promote Arkive’s “WildChicago” and conservation of endangered species in Illinois. "WildChicago" showcases the diverse natural world in the Windy City, Arkive, a global initiative of the nonprofit Wildscreen, is hosting a reception and dinner in Chicago.

  • The Choral-Aires Chorus will sing the national anthem at the Kane County Cougars game in Geneva against the Wisconsin TimberRattlers on Tuesday, June 24.

    Suburban chorus headed to international competition makes stop at Cougars game Jun 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Sweet Adelines International medaling chorus, the Choral-Aires Chorus, will kick off the Kane County Cougars game (Geneva) against the Wisconsin TimberRattlers with the national anthem at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 24.

  • Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company, agreed to buy Chicago-based Hillshire Brands Co. for about $7.7 billion after outbidding Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. to gain control of the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs.

    Tyson to buy Chicago’s Hillshire for $7.7 billionJun 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. meat company, agreed to buy Chicago-based Hillshire Brands Co. for about $7.7 billion after outbidding Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. to gain control of the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs.

  • Downers Grove cops hunting armed robberJun 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Downers Grove police are hunting for an armed robber who stole purses from two women as they sat in their vehicle early Monday morning in the north parking lot of McCollum Park at 6801 S. Main St. Police say the women lost a wallet at the park and had returned to look for it.

  • Prairie Song. Q appearing in Oak Park’s Sculpture Walk

    Exhibition schedule for sculptures by Guy J. BellaverJun 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Sculpture/Guy J. Bellaver is pleased to announce the 2014 Exhibition Schedule, which includes SculptureWalk in Oak Park, the Shirley & George Wiemer Outdoor Sculpture Juried Invitational/Competition and the “Art Gathering: Sculptors Connect” Juried Exhibition at Governor’s State University.

  • Wills, Trusts, Probate 911Jun 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    Come meet Craig Pierson, Attorney, Pierson & Strachan

  • Rep. Duckworth shares stories with Bartlett area veterans

    Bartlett Volunteer Fire Association Honors VeteransJun 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    With an assist from U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth and legendary National Anthem Singer Wayne Messmer, the Bartlett Volunteer Fire Association Honored Veterans at their annual Memorial Day Dinner May 30th

  • Don Parrish of Downers Grove was able to acquire armed guards while visiting the Puntland region of Somalia in 2010.

    Moving Picture: Downers Grove man is world’s ‘most traveled’Jun 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Don Parrish of Downers Grove has visited all 193 U.N. countries, he has visited all states, provinces and regions within the countries and many important islands around the world. According to the website, he is the most traveled person in the world.

  • COD Hosts ‘The Science and Culture of Psychotropic Drugs’ June 10Jun 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage will host guest speaker Richard J. Miller, Ph.D., who will discuss his book, “Drugged: The Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs” on Tuesday, June 10, at 6 p.m. in the Berg Instructional Center, Room 1724, at the College’s main campus in Glen Ellyn. This

  • Jade Cheney loves her job as a veterinary technician and credits the JJC Companions’ Fund scholarship with changing her life. Here she is working on one of her recent clients, Maynard, a Persian cat.

    Veterinary Technician Credits Foundation Donor with Changing Her Life Jun 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    WHEATON, IL—“I want to connect people who care about animals and their well-being with animals who need to be cared for.” This is the message of the donor-advisor of the Companions’ Fund of The DuPage Community Foundation who wishes to remain anonymous.

  • COD Board Approves Resolution in Support of Baccalaureate LegislationJun 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    [No Paragraph Style]NewsThe College of DuPage Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution during its regular meeting last week in support of legislation that would allow Illinois community colleges to award Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) and/or Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degrees.

  • Annual Spring Tea Fundraiser Explores Life of Margaret PowellJun 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Annual Spring Tea Fundraiser Explores Life of Margaret Powell

  • Downers Grove Allstate Agent Recognized for Outstanding VolunteerismJun 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Allstate Foundation Grants $1000 to Public Action to Deliver Shelter Inc.

  • College of DuPage Instructor Publishes Third ‘Spencer Manning’ Mystery NovelJun 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    College of DuPage Earth Science instructor Rick Polad recently completed his third Spencer Manning mystery novel, “Harbor Nights,” which has already received rave reviews from readers who also enjoyed his first two books, “Change of Address” and “Dark Alleys.”

  • Genealogy Workshops Jun 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Two workshops for genealogy will be presented at the Schaumburg Library on Saturday June 14th.

  • LCHA Staff Assisting Families In Relocation Process LCHA Staff

    Marion Jones Townhomes Relocation Starts June 2, 2014 Jun 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    On June 2, 2014 Marion Jones Townhome Community located in North Chicago, IL starts a relocation process. The first ten families are going to receive Tenant Based Protection Vouchers.

  • VA should partner with private physiciansJun 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Downers Grove letter to the editor: The easy solution is to give every veteran a Medicare-type card so that he or she can see a doctor in private practice. The wait times to see a private physician is almost always less than 14 days.

  • Click It Or Ticket Awareness Continues in West ChicagoJun 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Click It Or Ticket Awareness Continues in West Chicago

  • Marie Fay, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

    Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage recently announced that Realtor Marie Fay is now affiliated with their Naperville office.

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