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Anan Harmon DAR Chapter Regent, Nancy Ristau (left) and Historic Preservation Chairman, Ellen Stortz (right), awarding Glen Ellyn resident, Linda Gilbert (center), with the DAR National Historic Preservation Recognition Award.
From the community

Glen Ellyn Woman Receives Prestigious National Historic Preservation Award

Glen Ellyn, IL – The Anan Harmon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) honored a local Glen Ellyn woman, Linda Gilbert, President … Read more ›

From the community

A Constitutional Anniversary From A Time Traveller

—Then and Now… The Constitution of the United States was signed in agreement, two hundred and twenty-five years ago, on September 17, 1787, at the … Read more ›

From the community

A Constitutional Anniversary From A Time Traveller

—Then and Now… The Constitution of the United States was signed in agreement, two hundred and twenty-five years ago, on September 17, 1787, at the … Read more ›

Lt. Frank Ebner Gartz
From the community

Words, War, Worry-A Veterans' Day Remembrance

Sixty-eight years ago, on November 11, 1943, my grandmother penned a letter to her youngest son, training to be a navigator in World War II. … 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 ›

Glen Ellyn village officials agreed to pay $24,530 to tear down this house at 810 N. Main St.

Main Street house slated for demolition

The Glen Ellyn Village Board has awarded a bid for $24,530 to demolish a village-owned house on the village’s north side that is next door … 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 ›

Discover a historical Decoration Day presentation at the farmstead.
From the community

An Old-Fashioned Memorial Day at Kline Creek Farm

Visit the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Kline Creek Farm, an 1890s living-history farm in West Chicago, on Monday, May 30 at 1:30 p.m. … Read more ›