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DCM Wonder Clubs Extend Through the School Year

DuPage Children's Museum (DCM) worked in partnership with the Center for Success to deliver DCM Wonder Clubs, exceptional Arts and STEM programming designed to inspire students to... — Updated 9/28/2022 Full story


District 58 Board of Education earns 2022 School Board Governance Recognition

The Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Board of Education earned the 2022 School Board Governance Recognition from the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB). District... — Updated 9/28/2022 Full story


Judge Orders Detention for Student Accused of Bringing Gun to School

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and West Chicago Chief of Police Colin Fleury announced today that a fourteen-year-old male West Chicago High School student has been accused of bringing a gun to school. The juvenile... — Updated 9/26/2022 Full story


District 99 Students Receive Grant from the Illinois Press Foundation

Journalism students at South High School in Downers Grove received a 2022 grant from the Illinois Press Foundation and Illinois Farm Bureau. The $1,400 grant will be used to purchas... — Updated 9/19/2022 Full story



BOLINGBROOK, Ill. – Fountaindale Public Library District is setting their sights on the future with the launch of a new mission, vision and five-year strategic plan to help guide... — Updated 9/19/2022 Full story


DuPage County Clerk Jean Kaczmarek Announces $585,000 Grant Approved To Expand Paving of Parking Lot at Fairgrounds

WHEATON, IL – DuPage County Clerk Jean Kaczmarek announces that the DuPage County Fairgrounds’ main parking lot will be completely repaved in 2023 thanks to a $585,000 polling place accessibility grant from the Illinois State... — Updated 9/19/2022 Full story


The Grand Garden opens at The Morton Arboretum Sept. 18

The Morton Arboretum will open its lush, colorful new 2-acre Grand Garden to the public at 1:00 p.m., Sept. 18, as part of its yearlong centennial celebration in 2022. Arboretum... — Updated 9/18/2022 Full story


Senator Mark Kirk Endorses Bob Schillerstrom For President Of Dupage Forest Preserve

Former US Senator Mark Kirk endorsed Bob Schillerstrom for DuPage County Forest Preserve President, Wednesday night, in front of a large group of supporters and friends. "I... — Updated 9/18/2022 Full story


Bond Set for Cook County Trio Charged with Burglary from Oak Brook Nordstrom Rack and Fleeing Authorities in a High-Speed Chase

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Oak Brook Chief of Police Brian Strockis announced today that bond has been set for a trio of individuals accused of stealing merchandise from the Nordstrom Rack store near the... — Updated 9/18/2022 Full story


Avelar Encourages Residents to Apply for Utility Bill Assistance

State Rep. Dagmara “Dee” Avelar, D-Bolingbrook, is reminding constituents in need to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP helps low-income households pay for home energy services such as... — Updated 9/4/2022 Full story


Safe Suburbs Names Mazzochi Elected Official of the Year

Westmont, IL… State Representative Deanne Mazzochi (R-Elmhurst) is proud to announce Safe Suburbs USA recently named her Elected Official of the Year. “I am thankful for this award and am grateful that such organizations exist... — Updated 9/4/2022 Full story


Bond Set at $250,000 for Woodridge Man Charged with Disarming Police Officer at Woodridge Target

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Woodridge Chief of Police Brian Cunningham announced today that bond has been set for a Woodridge man accused of disarming a police officer after allegedly stealing merchandise... — Updated 9/4/2022 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


$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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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 Full story


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