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Big Red One Soldiers Coming Home

The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park notes that the advance party of the US Army's 3d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division,the famed "Big … 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 ›

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 ›

Learn all about sheep and wool during demonstrations at Kline Creek Farm.
From the community

A Sheep-Shearing Weekend at Kline Creek Farm

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

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From the community

2010 Commemorative Ornaments Are Here

The Friends of the West Chicago City Museum are featuring two historic West Chicago icons as commemorative ornaments this year: The West Chicago Fire Protection … Read more ›

From the community

100 years of Scouting BSA at the YMCA

The Y Service Club invites you to join in a celebration of the 100th years of Scouting in the U.S.A.! Ron Wentzell, Director of Development … Read more ›