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  • Naperville elementary race instills early love of running Oct 1, 2014 5:30 AM
    The annual Crosstown Classic running meet involved all 14 elementary schools in Naperville Unit District 203 and it brought out hundreds of runners as young as 5 on Tuesday afternoon to test their speed and endurance. “I really liked it,” 11-year-old Ashley Kushner, who won the fifth-grade girls quarter-mile race with a time of 1:17, said about the race. “I’ve come here since kindergarten and each year it gets bigger and bigger.”

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michelangelo to appear at Tivoli Theatre Oct. 4-5 Oct 1, 2014 7:06 PM
    Costumed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Michaelangelo will appear at Tivoli Theatre in downtown Downers Grove, on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5.

  • Naperville woman acquitted of resisting, obstructing cops Oct 1, 2014 7:28 PM
    A DuPage County jury deliberated less than three hours Wednesday before finding Naperville resident Malia “Kim” Bendis not guilty of resisting and obstructing a peace officer. Bendis, 42, of the 2200 block of Mercer Court, faced the misdemeanor charge following a Jan. 23, 2013, encounter she had with three Naperville police officers who were escorting smart meter installation crews.

  • Man guilty of theft from Naperville adoption agency Oct 1, 2014 7:28 PM
    The former director of a Naperville adoption agency was found guilty of stealing more than $200,000, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. Robert Geniesse was guilty of theft over $100,000, forgery and wire fraud in connection to actions he committed while he ran the Our Children's Homestead adoption agency, the Chicago Tribune is reporting on its website.

  • Dist. 204 students promote Naperville development in ‘real-life marketing situation’ Oct 1, 2014 5:30 AM
    Roughly 250 students in marketing classes at three Naperville-area high schools are getting the chance to market empty storefronts and vacant lots in a south Naperville development to potential new business tenants. “It’s a real-life marketing situation that they could have a real-life impact on the community,” Indian Prairie Unit District 204 Superintendent Karen Sullivan said about the competition, called Mission 60564. “We always try to simulate things, but this is for real.”

  • If you’re rich, Rauner is your man Sep 30, 2014 12:01 AM
    A Naperville letter to the editor: Republican Bruce Rauner was recently interviewed by the Daily Herald editorial board regarding his positions on some very important issues. However, when asked about how he plans to deliver on his promise to freeze property taxes, Rauner said he doesn’t have a plan other than he will “collaborate” on specifics with lawmakers if he is elected.

  • Political newcomer challenging Roskam for U.S. Congress seat Sep 30, 2014 9:57 AM
    Democrat Michael Mason of Naperville is challenging incumbent Peter Roskam of Wheaton for the 6th Congressional District seat in the Nov. 4 election. Both say they want to help lead the country's economic recovery, but they differ on how to do it.

  • No injuries reported in Naperville fire late Monday Sep 30, 2014 9:56 AM

    By Lee Filas

    No injuries were reported from a Naperville fire in the 500 block of Cassin Road late Monday. Authorities said flames were found in the garage of the two-story home at 11:25 p.m. Everyne inside the home were able to get out before fire trucks arrived on the scene.

  • Support Bill’s Needs From a Spinal Cord Injury Sep 29, 2014 3:28 PM
    This story is about Bill Kornfeind - The business owner of Ultimate Car Wash in Round Lake Beach and a longtime Wauconda resident. Bill suffered a tragic accident which left him a quadriplegic. We would like to share his story through the fundraiser that is setup to help him.

  • Two mismatched women find common ground in “Grace & Glorie” Sep 29, 2014 4:59 PM
    In playwright Tom Ziegler’s “Grace & Glorie”, Grace is 90 years old and has checked herself out of the hospital to die at home. Glorie is the young hospice volunteer who attempts to care for the cantankerous Grace. The show runs from October 17 through November 8 at the Village Theatre Guild in Glen Ellyn, and tickets are available by calling 630-469-8230.

  • Celebrate Public Safety Month during Flashback Friday: Meet A Curator Sep 29, 2014 5:10 PM
    In honor of Public Safety Month in October, Flashback Friday: Meet A Curator will feature the extensive Naperville Fire Department collection from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 at the Collections Care and Storage Facility, housed in the City of Naperville’s Public Works Building at 180 Fort Hill Drive in Naperville.

  • Attorney Brigid A. Duffield to Host Negotiation Webinar Oct. 16 Sep 29, 2014 5:03 PM
    Attorney and mediator Brigid A. Duffield, Wheaton, IL, will host a webinar on Negotiation for the Global Women’s Leadership Foundation on October 16, 2014.

  • Local schools fight breast cancer at Dig Pink Volleyball Classic Sep 29, 2014 9:45 PM
    Faith Christian Academy, Harvest Christian Academy of Elgin, Calvary Christian School in Naperville and Mooseheart School of North Aurora joined forces to raise nearly $1,000 for breast cancer research at the Dig Pink Girls Volleyball Classic on Sept. 13 at Faith Christian Academy in Geneva.

  • Naperville smart meter opponent’s trial begins Sep 29, 2014 11:43 PM
    The trial of a Naperville woman accused of struggling with officers attempting to arrest her kicked off Monday with allegations she elbowed a police officer in the chest during her struggle. Malia “Kim” Bendis, 41, of the 2200 block of Mercer Court, faces a misdemeanor charge of obstructing and resisting a peace officer.

  • Hotel manager brings international flavor, sustainability to Oak Brook Hills Sep 29, 2014 5:13 AM
    Kukec's People features Stefan Muhle, who was born and raised in Berlin, Germany, an international city that helped feed his spirit for travel. In fact, the new general manager of the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center has traveled to all the continents except one.

  • Halloween Hustle 5K Fun Run & Walk Coming Up in Palatine: Sign Up Today! Sep 29, 2014 8:02 AM
    The 9th annual event will start in historic downtown Palatine and include a .5K Kid's Dash as well as an after part at Durty Nellie's!

  • Book notes: Diane Muldrow discusses her books in Libertyville Sep 27, 2014 6:30 AM
    Diane Muldrow, author of “Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book” and “Everything I Need to Know About Christmas I Learned From a Little Golden Book,” discusses her books at an author event at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at Cook Memorial Public Library in Libertyville.

  • Arlington Hts. native paralyzed in crash Sep 27, 2014 5:29 PM
    An Arlington Heights family is praying for the eventual full recovery of their 25-year-old daughter, even as the 28-year-old Naperville man accused of running away from the Chicago car crash in which she was paralyzed appeared in court Friday. Kelsey Ibach, a 2007 Hersey High School graduate, was able to shower and sit up in a wheelchair for the first time Friday since her spine was crushed in the Sept. 13 crash in which she was a passenger, her father Bob Ibach said.

  • Smaller science center approved for North Central in Naperville Sep 26, 2014 5:30 AM
    The $60 million science center North Central College is building to propel the Naperville institution into the age of education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics shrunk slightly Thursday night. “We want to lower it a little bit, change how it looks a little bit and hopefully make it a little more palatable, even though it’s going to be a big building,” said Paul Loscheider, North Central's vice president for business affairs.

  • Images: Photo Contest Finalists Sep 26, 2014 1:01 AM
    Each week, you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of September 22.

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