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Lombard Park District Offers Scout Badge Programs

Lombard, IL – The Lombard Park District organizes programs for boy scouts and girl scouts to earn merit badges. Beginning June 23rd from 9-11:00 a.m. … Read more ›

Palos Heights' Tom Pukstys is an assistant Olympic coach who will bring in some top field athletes to Lisle in June.  (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Big throws at a big show — Benedictine hosts world class track and field athletes June 9

A few weeks before some of the best shot put, discus, javelin and hammer throwers in the country try out for the London Olympics in … Read more ›

DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba (April 26, 2012)

Report: Sheriff’s son rides with deputies, chased suspect

WBBM Channel 2 reports: The son of DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba regularly goes on ride-alongs with officers, though he’s not a cop. In one … Read more ›

South Elgin's Jacob Maestranzi won the Class 4A state 3-point shooting contest in Peoria. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Maestranzi wins 4A state 3-point shooting contest to lead west suburban shooters

When South Elgin High School sharpshooter Jacob Maestranzi made it down to Peoria Thursday to compete in the preliminary round of the Illinois High School … Read more ›

Girls basketball | 3A state preview: Brown quietly does plenty for Montini

Montini coach Jason Nichols rattles of several achievements of Tianna Brown’s four-year career. Thirteen losses, 128 victories. Read more at the Chicago Tribune. Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

Daniel C. Clark

Update: Bond at $1m for man charged in fatal crash into trooper’s squad car

A DuPage County Judge this morning set bond at $1 million for Daniel C. Clark, who prosecutors say had a blood-alcohol concentration of more than … Read more ›

Coal mining leaves a legacy of abandoned farms and polluted water.
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Concert to Combat Coal in Central Illinois

There are no coal mines in DuPage county but in Perry county, a strip mine has been proposed adjacent to and under Pyramid State Park … Read more ›

(Photo submitted by Ken Derry)

‘Owl’ wins photo contest

Ken Derry, of Tinley Park, snapped this photo of a snowy owl while at work as a crane operator at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. As … Read more ›

A water tank in Lombard is operational after the roof was replaced. (Submitted photo)

Water might smell like chlorine as standpipe goes back online

Lombard’s 1.6 million gallon water storage tank, which had been shut down for repairs, is expected to be operational again this week. During a project … Read more ›