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Boy Scout Troop 575 conducts the flag ceremony at WInfield's Veteran's Memorial
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Winfield observes Memorial Day with ceremony at veteran’s memorial

Boy Scouts from Troop 575 led the Winfield Memorial Day observances Monday morning at the Veteran’s Memorial at Creekside Park. Scouts performed a flag raising … 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 ›

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 ›

(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 ›

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Book Sale Fundraiser

Warm the Winter Book Sale sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter LVWhen: Saturday, February 4,2012 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.Where: Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E.Gartner … Read more ›

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Realistic Beauty Resolutions For 2012

Drastic New Year’s resolutions usually don’t last beyond January. So this year, why not take a more realistic approach to your beauty resolutions? The team … Read more ›

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Nicor Gas and ComEd Team Up To Help Prepare Area Homes For Winter

Nicor Gas and ComEd are offering customers comprehensive energy assessments to identify ways they can save energy and money this winter. Certified, experienced Energy Advisors … Read more ›

Top 10 weekend events

Don’t let the turkey coma keep you indoors – check out these weekend events in the ‘burbs, hand-picked by our editors. Festival of Lights Cosley … Read more ›

Starlights Senior Team performs a lift in the long program. Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating Team.

Stellar skaters wins photo contest

Stellar skaters, a photo showing the Starlights Senior Team perform a lift, is the winner of this week’s contest.  Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating … Read more ›