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I-90 construction progress to be discussed Tuesday
A public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday to update residents on the progress of the ongoing Elmhurst Road Interchange project on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway , as well as the possibility of building an eastbound exit at Lee Street.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Chicago man charged in Des Plaines wallet theft
Des Plaines police have charged a Chicago man with theft of a wallet from a purse in a restaurant.
Wheaton author wins state library association award
Joanne Zienty of Wheaton speaks after being named the winner of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author award at a reception Wednesday at the RAILS offices in Burr Ridge.
Oakton Faculty, NSOFA Present Update of Film, "An Inconvenient Truth" in Honor of Earth Day
In honor of Earth Day 2014, faculty members from Oakton Community College, in coordination with North Shore Organizing for Action , will present "An Inconvenient Truth 2.0 Our Earth at its Tipping Point: It's Still Not Too Late".
A year after floods, suburban homeowners ready to let homes go
When Heather and Matthew Roppel were told early last year that their Des Plaines home was eligible for a voluntary federal flood buyout program, they were among the first to sign up.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Record Store Day expected to rock in the suburbs
Rediscover Records in Elgin is among the more than 1,000 stores across the country taking part in Saturday's Record Store Day.
Small apartment fire in Des Plaines
Crews responding to the call just after 9 a.m. at a four-story apartment building at 650 Murray Lane extinguished the fire within minutes, containing it to the kitchen of one of the units, authorities said.
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He met with the male scammer around 4:55 p.m. April 13 at the Metra depot, 45 W. Northwest Hwy.
Gambling Opponents Trying to Make Their Voices Heard
It's what communities deserve, says the Rev. John Alan Boryk, a retired United Methodist pastor from Des Plaines and part of the Stop Predatory Gambling campaign.
Artists, writers shine in community contest
Dustin Beelow of Elk Grove High School shows his artwork to Bill Dussling, president of the District 214 board, during the annual Arts Unlimited reception and program held Wednesday at Forest View Education Center in Arlington Heights.
Burt Constable Support rises for couple living in flood-ravaged trailer
When a comedian mentions a trailer park, it's usually as part of a mocking punch line.
Wife of Villa Park man who died after swan attack files suit
The wife of a Villa Park man who drowned two years ago after a swan attacked him is suing his employer and the condo complex where he tended the swans.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Northwest suburban groups to pamper Earth
Citizens for Conservation Earth Day volunteers will work 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, continuing the group's restoration of its preserves.
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St. Chas' Sculpture in Park returns
As spring emerges in the Fox Valley, the landscape of Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles will present - for the ninth consecutive year - a striking and engaging sculpture exhibition against the backdrop of nature's seasonal beauty.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Safe driving pays off for pair of high school seniors
Elk Grove High School senior Yanni Gaglos had a good feeling Tuesday as he walked into Concorde Banquets in Kildeer.
Des Plaines pedophile sentenced to 50 years in prison
A Des Plaines man convicted of molesting 11 children of friends, relatives and co-workers was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years in prison.
Des Plaines investors hear business pitches from students
Joanna Skorupa shows off her Rapid Reek Ridding Rack, which will be shown at a competition May 8 in Frisco, Texas.
Des Plaines, Mount Prospect to host Energy Fair
The city of Des Plaines and the village of Mount Prospect invite Des Plaines and Mount Prospect residents to an Energy Fair, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the Mount Prospect Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect.
Getting a big tax refund may not be a good thing
MARCH 23: The top of a form 1040 individual income tax return for 2005 is seen atop a stack on the same at the Des Plaines Public Library March 23, 2006 in Des Plaines, Illinois.
How About a Lovely Cup of Tea?
Sixty little ladies and their mothers, grandmothers, and aunts, dressed up in spring florals and straw hats, enjoyed a spot o' tea and sweets at the 10th annual Des Plaines Park District Mother Daughter Tea on April 12, 2014, at Prairie Lakes Community Center.