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Sheep-Shearing Weekend at Kline Creek Farm

Coats, carpets and sweaters are just a few of the products made from wool. But how does wool get from the sheep to the shop? … Read more ›

Weapons used at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
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American Civil War & Indian Wars Exhibit at McCord

The American Civil War & Indian WarsHistory will come alive as the McCord Gallery & Cultural Center presents a rare opportunity to view a museum … Read more ›

‘The Paris Wife’ is selection for The Big Read

The book, “The Paris Wife” has been selected as the book that will be read by patrons of eight west suburban libraries participating in The … Read more ›

Tom Tibia photographer
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Classic Cinemas Chain Honored With Statewide Preservation Award

The Classic Cinemas chain of movie theatres and its owners, Willis Johnson with his wife Shirley and son Chris were recently recognized with the “Stewardship … Read more ›

Join in the old-fashioned harvesting of Kline Creek Farm's corn crop.
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Help With "Corn Harvest" at Kline Creek Farm

On a farm, autumn is the time of harvest, a culmination of the year’s hard field work and a period of preparation for the cold … Read more ›

Mebers of the Lisle-Woodridge Fire District honor guard walk the American Flag up the aisle to kick-off the ceremony. (Bridget Doyle/TribLocal photo)

‘They’ll never take our core values away’

About 100 DuPage County residents gathered Sunday to pay tribute and look forward in honor of the tenth anniversary of the  9/11 terrorist attacks. DuPage’s … Read more ›

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In their own words: TribLocal contributors reflect on 9/11

Sept. 11, 2001, dawned bright and clear, but before the day was out indelible memories had been etched into our collective consciousness. For the 10-year … Read more ›

DuPage County will mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the Morton Arboretum. (Chicago Tribune file photo)

DuPage plans 9/11 tribute at Morton Arboretum

With the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks nearing, DuPage County is planning an event to remember those who lost their lives and … Read more ›

From the community

Downers Through the Decades

The Downtown Downers Grove Historic Photo Tour returns, August 8-28. Take a walk down memory lane. Walk through the streets of downtown Downers Grove and … Read more ›

Linda Gilbert, president of the Citizens for Glen Ellyn Preservation, wants to save the McKee House in the Churchill Woods Forest Preserve in Glen Ellyn. (Corey R. Minkanic, Photo for the Chicago Tribune / July 11, 2011)

Historic DuPage County Forest Preserve District buildings in danger of being razed

A 1930s-era limestone home that once belonged to DuPage County’s first forest preserve superintendent and an adjacent building that housed the forest preserve district’s first … Read more ›