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Preparing for the sale.  Photo by Kate Skegg
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Downers Grove Area AAUW Raises Money for Scholarships

The Downers Grove Area AAUW’s 54th Annual Used Book Sale will take place on June 14-16 at the Henry Puffer School. Every year members of … Read more ›

District 99 Marching Band
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Don't Get Passed By: July 4th Parade Route will be in REVERSE!

It won't be your imagination if you think the procession is going the wrong way down Main Street on July 4th. This year, the Downers … Read more ›

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Village Aims to Make Life Easy for Riders

Do you love to ride your bike or take walks in Downers Grove? Get ready to talk! In an effort to become a bicycle-friendly community … Read more ›

COD, Glen Ellyn heading back to court

College of DuPage and Glen Ellyn are heading back to the courtroom next week, just months after officials on both sides said a winning compromise … Read more ›

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Memorial Day Safety Campaign

Accidents are no picnic. Neither is drunk driving. Over the Memorial Day holiday, the Downers Grove Police Department will conduct seat belt enforcement zones and … Read more ›

Downers Grove North student Kelly Egan accepts first place in this year’s Congressional Art Competition hosted by U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert.
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Biggert Announces Winners of Congressional Art Contest

Woodridge, IL – U.S. Representative Judy Biggert (R-IL-13) yesterday announced the names of three area high school students whose artwork was selected as the winning … Read more ›

Durbin named to House-Senate panel on transportation bill

Illinois will have a seat at the table when an important U.S. House-Senate panel meets to hash out the next national transportation funding bill. U.S. … Read more ›

Downers Grove to auction off unclaimed items

Looking for a used bicycle? How about some baseball cards or a cement duck? If so, you could be in luck later this month when … Read more ›

Officers: Joe Ott, Jack Novak and Robert Corbino - Students: Berenice Sahagun and Nytiva Williams
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Goverment Day at Township Shines

Saturday, March 10, 2012 dawned bright and sunny. It was a perfect day for Downers Grove Township staff and volunteers to visit with residents who … Read more ›

U.S. District Judge Marvin Aspen stands in his courtroom the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago in 2000. (CHRIS OCKEN, Photo for the Tribune / November 20, 2000)

Super PACs not bound by Illinois contribution limits, federal judge rules

Political action committees that act independently of a candidate are not bound by Illinois’ limits on campaign contributions aimed at curbing corruption, a federal judge … Read more ›