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Edward-Elmhurst Health: Elmhurst woman discovers BRCA gene, takes health into her own hands

Like most people, Mary Bis knew she wanted to live a long and healthy life, she just needed some additional measures to help get her health under control. Bis, 44, of Elmhurst, has... — Updated 10/6/2021


DuPage County Health Department announces Pool Safely Day on July 15 to promote water safety

On Thursday, July 15, the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) and more than 30 Illinois agencies and organizations will participate in the first annual Pool Safely Day to raise... — Updated 10/6/2021


Bond Set for Two Accused of Naperville Murder

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Naperville Interim Chief of Police Jason Arres announced today that bond has been set for two individuals charged with first-degree murder following an altercation in a Napervil... — Updated 9/6/2021


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


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


INSPRA Recognizes Downers Grove Community Members for Supporting District 99 Families

District 99 community members Beth Fotos and Maura Bates have been honored with the Distinguished Service Award of Excellence by the Illinois chapter of the National School Public R... — Updated 4/25/2021


$400,000 bond set for Bolingbrook man accused of arson at Naperville Martial Arts studio

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Naperville Chief of Police Robert Marshall announced today that bond has been set for a Bolingbrook man accused of setting fire to a Naperville martial arts studio last month. A... — Updated 4/8/2021


Lisle Police investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash

On Wednesday, April 7, at 8:15 pm, Lisle Police responded to the intersection of Maple Avenue and Spring Bay Drive for a traffic crash involving a passenger vehicle and motorcycle. Upon arriving on the scene, officers found a male... — Updated 4/8/2021


Willowbrook Wildlife Center welcomes donations during busy Spring season

DuPage Forest Preserve District's Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn is seeking donations of supplies, food and gift cards to accommodate the influx of wildlife babies it car... — Updated 4/8/2021


Edward Foundation awards $20,000 in scholarships to student volunteers

The Edward Foundation has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to Edward Hospital student volunteers, who greet visitors, deliver flowers, transport patients and assist behind the... — Updated 4/8/2021


Downers Grove South High School Key Club Hosts Virtual Mustang Trot 5K Run/Walk

Downers Grove South High School Key Club is hosting a Virtual Mustang Trot 5k Run/Walk during the week of April 10-18 to support DuPagePads. Participants can choose any route,... — Updated 3/30/2021


Bond set at $150,000 for man charged with striking Sheriff's deputies in courtroom

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick announced today that bond has been set for a Willowbrook man accused of striking three DuPage County Sheriff’s Deputies as they attempted to... — Updated 3/30/2021


Downers Grove North High School student named to IHSA All-State Academic Team

Downers Grove North High School senior Emmitt (Christopher) Thulin has been named to the Illinois High School Association's 2020-21 All-State Academic Team. He is one of 26... — Updated 3/26/2021


DuPage County Sheriff names 2020 Employee of the Year

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office 2020 Employee of the Year recognition was awarded Tuesday to Deputy Griselda Wester, a deputy serving in the Corrections Bureau. Deputy Wester... — Updated 3/23/2021


No Bull: DGN student is Journalist of the Year

Sam Bull, a senior at Downers Grove North High School, has been named the 2021 Illinois Journalist of the Year by the Illinois Journalism Education Association. He becomes the... — Updated 3/21/2021


Community Vaccine Clinic moves to fairgrounds

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) announced thatas of Feb. 10, the DCHD COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic will relocate to the DuPage County Fairgrounds located at... — Updated 3/3/2021


Lisle Police Department Sergeant Daniel Taylor receives NU Leadership Award

Lisle Police Sergeant Daniel Taylor has received the Franklin M. Kreml Leadership Award from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety (formerly The Traffic Institute). The award was established in 1984 by Kreml, the... — Updated 1/27/2021


The Avery Coonley School teacher receives national recognition for tireless efforts to connect with students during the pandemic

Joe Schallmoser, a Downers Grove resident, has been teaching physical education at The Avery Coonley School for 16 years. During his time at the school, he has found creative ways... — Updated 1/14/2021


Village of Lisle continues support of business community, extends outdoor dining and drinking program

At a meeting held on September 21, 2020, the Lisle Village Board unanimously approved an extended outdoor dining and drinking program. The extension comes as the successful summer... — Updated 10/13/2020


Edward Foundation Charity Golf Tournament raises $403,000

The Edward Foundation raised $403,000 at its 27th annual Charity Golf Tournament on Aug. 31 at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont. More than 300 golfers donated funds through sp... — Updated 9/29/2020


Get moving this fall with the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge

This fall Edward-Elmhurst Health invites you to get outside and stay healthy with the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge. The challenge will run from Sept. 14 – Nov. 9 and will... — Updated 9/24/2020


Edward Foundation's virtual BIG GIVE set for Oct. 22

The Edward Foundation’s annual gala will be a virtual event in 2020. The BIG GIVE will be available on phones, tablets and laptop/desktop computers on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 6:45 – 8:00 p.m. The event is the Foundation’s larg... — Updated 9/23/2020


DuPage County Approves $300,000 for Flu Vaccines for Uninsured Residents

he DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved spending $300,000 to partner with the DuPage Health Coalition to provide an influenza vaccination program for uninsured residents. The DuPage Health Coalition will develop the program and... — Updated 9/8/2020


DuPage County Awards $1 Million to Local Nonprofits

The DuPage County Board awarded a total of $1 million to 56 local nonprofits today through the DuPage County Human Services Grant Fund. The County Board created this fund to partner with local agencies that directly serve the... — Updated 7/14/2020


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