19 hrs ago
West Chicago seeks artists to interpret theme 'The (Bi)Cycle of Life'
West Chicago is seeking artists to submit work on the theme "The Cycle of Life" for the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission's 2014 Community Banner Art project.
23 hrs ago
West Chicago police is cracking down on drunk driving
West Chicago, Illinois: December 17, 2013 - From December 20, 2013 through January 5, 2014, West Chicago police will be out in force as part of the annual Illinois "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown on drunk drivers.
A tale of two minstrel shows
A few weeks ago, the Reader received an e-mailed press release promoting a charity minstrel show at West Chicago Community High School.
Wheaton center distributes 150 bags of food to families
Each bag contained just enough for one family holiday meal, but those picking up food Monday at the Metropolitan Family Services DuPage Center were beyond happy to know they'll have full stomachs on Christmas.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Frosty Fest transformed West Chicago downtown into Winter Wonderland
Despite the below-normal temperatures, parents bundled-up their children to enjoy a magical evening under the twinkling lights and watchful eye of Santa Claus during Frosty Fest, West Chicago's annual celebration ushering in winter and the holiday season.
Three plead not guilty in fatal West Chicago stabbing
Three reputed gang members charged with the late November stabbing death of a Wheaton man pleaded innocent Monday to all charges against them, including first-degree murder.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Click It Or Ticket Campaign Successful in Helping to Keep Roads Safer
West Chicago, Illinois: December 13, 2013 - The West Chicago Police Department has reported the results of its most recent traffic safety enforcement campaign which took place from November 18 to December 1, 2013.
Public Meetings Set to Review Environmental Cleanup Grant Application
The City of West Chicago invites all residents and other interested parties to upcoming public meetings to review a grant application the City has prepared to submit to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency .
Thank you to our 2013-2014 Leadership Team judges
Donna Allgood: Director of Counseling Services at St. Edward Central Catholic High school; has worked in the mental health and developmental disabilities field more than 15 years.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Coffee Opening Report: The newest Asado Coffee Co. opened...
The newest Asado Coffee Co. opened today at 1651 W. Chicago featuring a roastery, custom espresso machines, and retail.
GM High Tech Performance
1996 Chevrolet Caprice Hearse - Race In Peace
Arne Toman is the vice president of AMS Performance in West Chicago, IL. AMS is a leader in import performance, and is known for wicked-fast Porsches, Evos, and GT-Rs.
Deep Freeze Grips Chicago Area
Temperatures dipped to 3 below zero overnight at O'Hare, with wind chills of 15 below.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
HUD to Aurora Housing Authority: Plan violates Fair Housing Act
Following a complaint from fair housing groups, the federal agency that governs the Aurora Housing Authority has found the AHA's decision to pursue another housing plan instead of rebuilding at Jericho Circle violates the Fair Housing Act.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The Daily Gazette
David A. Dieter
ROCK FALLS – David Anthony Dieter, 28, of Rock Falls, formerly of Dixon, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at his home.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
PE-owned Citadel Plastics completes Lucent acquisition
Citadel Plastics , which is owned by HGGC and Charlesbank Capital Partners , said Monday that it has closed its buy of Lucent Polymers .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
It's beginning to look like (an 1890s) Christmas at Kline Creek
Sara Zimmerman of Wheaton stings popcorn as her daughter Annemarie, 7, plays near a traditional 1890s Christmas tree on display Sunday at Kline Creek Farm.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Chicago fast-food, retail workers join in nationwide protest over wages
A nose-numbing cold greeted about 200 striking fast-food and retail workers downtown Thursday, as they protested wages so low they say they often need public assistance to make ends meet.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kane Co. Chronicle
Missing Batavia man reunited with his family
BATAVIA – A 68-year-old Batavia man, who had been missing since Monday, was reunited with his family on Tuesday afternoon.
Legislature sends pension reform bill to governor
Pension bill passes both houses within 2 minutes of each other. Bill now goes to Gov. Quinn, who supports it.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Doings Weekly
Shannon Burns files for a second term as forest preserve commissioner
Waiting until the last day to submit petitions, Shannon M Burns filed today for re-election to a second term as the first Democrat on the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's Board of Commissioners.