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Check Out Model Trains at the Library 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 1 - 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Rd. For the train-lover in your family, the North Shore & Western Model Railroad Club fills the library's community room with model railroads.
Would you support legalizing gay marriage in your state?
Is America's government too big?
Friday December 20, 2013 Refreshments at 6 pm in the gym followed by the concert at 7 pm in the Church at 1280 Prospect Ave Des Plaines, IL 60018 Featured performers are: Coro Hispano de San Esteban, Folk Choir, Golden Hearts, Fil-American Choir, Jing Wenghofer, Konarski School Teachers and Students, Marieth Quintero, Michelle Burke, Our Lady of ... (more)
Nabil Anas, 26, of the 9000 block of West Stevenson, was sentenced to 24 months probation in exchange for his guilty plea to the class 4 felony.
Nick Peterson is 15, and he wants to wrestle for Maine West -- his local high school team.
The Des Plaines Police have announced that due to the Our Lady of Guadalupe Religious Celebration at Maryville Academy, Central Road at River Road in Des Plaines will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
Illinois lawmakers could vote Tuesday on the new compromise deal to address the pension crisis in Illinois.
On 6 Dec 2013 I will be attending a Pearl Harbor 72nd Anniversary ceremony in Des Plaines, Ill.
Operation North Pole will once again share the magic of Christmas with 62 families who have a child or children suffering from life-threatening or terminal illnesses by taking them on a fanciful trip to the North Pole on Dec. 7. Now in their fifth year, Operation North Pole wraps the exterior of a Metra train car - and this year, a Metra locomotive ... (more)
Mount Prospect resident Paige L. Ehlman has parlayed child modeling gigs into a 20-year career in modeling and acting.
A hospitality union has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board alleging unfair labor practices by Rivers Casino in Des Plaines , the Chicago Tribune reported.
The holiday shopping season is about to start, but when deciding on those special gifts, think about looking in unusual places, small shops, boutiques - the kind of places that make Main Street America so special.
Puppetry, storytelling, and high art converge for an unbelievable night of amazing showmanship in "Hard Headed Heart" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Oakton's Footlik Theater, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines.
Possible changes in the village liquor code led to a spirited discussion by the Mount Prospect village board Tuesday at its committee-of-the-whole meeting.