Lawmakers could redraw Illinois Supreme Court districts

Drawing new district lines for state and federal elections is the main focus for lawmakers when they begin the redistricting process every 10 years. But Illinois Democrats, who... — Updated 5/25/2021

Niles lifts executive directive on face coverings

Mayor George D. Alpogianis has issued an Executive Order (2021-01) lifting the Village of Niles mask-wearing mandate. This change comes in light of new mask guidance issued last... — Updated 5/25/2021

Republicans call for Prisoner Review Board appointees to testify

Republican senators on Monday raised concerns about four Prisoner Review Board members who have continued to serve for almost two years despite not being confirmed by the Senate... — Updated 5/25/2021

Crest Hill's Hareld joins Space Force

Whether it was ship captains navigating by the stars, Neil Armstrong walking on the moon or the countless Hollywood adaptations of what the future may look like, space has been a... — Updated 5/17/2021

Edward-Elmhurst Health: Mental health assistance for kids only a call or click away

Over the past year, COVID-19 has been top of mind for many people, as it should be. However, another pandemic has coincided with COVID-19 — the mental health pandemic. It has been a year with seemingly insurmountable changes... — Updated 5/10/2021

DuPage County Historical Museum Receives $15,000 COVID-19 Response Fund Grant and $10,000 Unrestricted Grant from DuPage Foundation

DuPage County Historical Museum was one of 24 DuPage County not-for-profit organizations with a program related to the arts to receive a grant through DuPage Foundation’s most recent COVID-19 Response Fund grant program. The... — Updated 5/10/2021

DGS Student Earns Gold Medal at State FCCLA Competition

Downers Grove South High School senior Anthony Rosalia earned a Gold Medal at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Competition. Rosalia competed... — Updated 5/10/2021

LaSalle investigation prompts legislation strengthening inspectors general

Lawmakers representing the LaSalle Veterans' Home, including Sen. Sue Rezin, R-Morris, unveiled new legislation that would allow inspectors general of state agencies to subpoena... — Updated 5/10/2021

El Sierra dedicates new school playground

El Sierra School in Downers Grove Grade School District 58 formally opened its new playground during a dedication ceremony on Monday, May 10 in the evening. The school combined its... — Updated 5/10/2021

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Timbers honor Joni Hilger with award

Joni Hilger was one of the most dedicated and beloved volunteers at the Timbers of Shorewood – so much so that she was selected as the 2020 Volunteer of the Year and was slated... — Updated 5/10/2021

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Minooka's 'Wondergirls' come back after lightning delay to win sectional title

In the movie and book 'The Natural' it was a bat crafted out a tree struck by lightning that was dubbed Wonderboy that seemingly gave Roy Hobbs his ability to literally knock the... — Updated 6/11/2021

Clock has not run out on Cinderella Bengals

In the insane 2021 IHSA boys varsity baseball season, the Plainfield East Bengals (16-15) finished the regular season with a 12-15 record, which resulted in a lowly No.13 seed in the Sectional 6 complex. A No.13 seed with a 12-15... — Updated 6/12/2021

Tigers four-run fourth inning, Hogan hold off valiant Minooka as Joliet West wins sectional semifinal 4-1

On Wednesday in the IHSA Class 4A Sectional 6 semifinal at Minooka, Joliet West's 6-foot-7 super-sophomore southpaw Conner Hogan improved to 8-0 on the mound, pitching his Tigers to a 4-1 victory over the host Indians. The Tigers... — Updated 6/10/2021

Yorkville survives valiant Tigers 11-10 to take home Class 4A Plainfield North Regional championship

On Tuesday in their 2021 IHSA Class 4A Plainfield North Regional championship game, the host Tigers trailed their Southwest Prairie Conference West rivals from Yorkville 11-5. The regional championship game moved to the Tigers'... — Updated 6/9/2021

Cougars, Kelliher overcome Mother Nature and the 'Ville,12-6, to claim 2021 Class 4A Plainfield South Regional crown

In their IHSA 2021 Class 4A Plainfield South Regional Championship game, the host Cougars fell behind 6-0 after 1 1/2 innings of play. Cougar senior right-handed starting pitcher Tylor Phommachanhom was knocked out after giving... — Updated 6/8/2021

More Minooka 2-out magic, Cook blanks Moline for 4A Minooka Regional championship

Great pitching. Solid defense. Clutch hitting. The three basic principles of Minooka Indians baseball under the tutelage of their manager Jeff Petrovic. Minooka (19-10) senior starting right-hander Jake Cook improved to 4-1 on... — Updated 6/7/2021

Hogan improves to 7-0 as the Tigers hold off Bradley-Bourbonnais 9-8 in Regional D semifinal

West Side of Joliet. IHSA Class 4A Regional D semifinal on Friday afternoon. Joliet West 9, Bradley-Bourbonnais 8 One out. Top 7. Boilermaker runner on first base. Enter Joliet West senior reliever Camden Karczewski. Karczewski,... — Updated 6/5/2021

Steelmen two out magic", Rocha blank Pekin 8-0; No.1 seed Minooka next

Two-out magic — A phenomenon that has swept the Enterprise/Bugle high school baseball coverage area this spring. From as far north as Park Ridge and as far south as Minooka, area baseball teams have been scoring all or most of... — Updated 6/2/2021

Hinsdale Central holds off DGS in battle of WSC Division Champions

On a cool Memorial Day morning in Downers Grove, the West Suburban Conference Silver Division champions from Hinsdale Central squared off with the WSC Gold champions from Downers Grove South. No WSC championship game implications... — Updated 6/1/2021

Tigers' 7-run fourth inning leads the North past the South in Plainfield's 'Civil War'

In their final Southwest Prairie Conference crossover on Saturday, the SPC West's Plainfield North Tigers and the SPC East's Plainfield South Cougars met in another edition of Plainfield's Civil War. Trailing 1-0 as the game... — Updated 5/30/2021

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