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Wheaton-Warrenville Speech Team Wins State Championship
Wheaton Warrenville South High School's 96-member speech team placed in seven of the total 15 events to earn 32 points and win the state championship.
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Wheaton City Council Approves Liquor License for Convenience Stores
The Wheaton City Council last week approved an amendment to its Liquor Control Ordinance creating a new license class, according to a city of Wheaton council highlights e-mail.
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BLOG: The Fault In Our Schools
Spoiler alert: major plot details are divulgeda€¦ I have a daughter attending Franklin Middle School who's extremely keen to read a book titled The Fault in Our Stars.
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St. Francis performing arts students travel to Disney
In February, 121 students from the band, choir and theater programs at St. Francis High School in Wheaton traveled to Orlando, Fla., to attend the Disney Performing Arts Workshop hosted and run by Disney professionals.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Calvin men's basketball headed to NCAA III sectional hosted by Illinois Wesleyan
The Calvin men's basketball team is headed to an NCAA III Tournament sectional hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University March 14 and 15. The sixth-ranked Titans will host a sectional that will also include Dickinson College and Wheaton College .
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Brothers face marijuana, child porn charges
A search warrant executed at a village home on Wednesday led to the arrest of two brothers, one for possession of child pornography and one for possession of marijuana, according to police.
1,500 students perform in Choral Classic in Wheaton
Indiana's New Prairie High School took part in the annual Choral Classic Invitational Saturday in Wheaton.
Suburban school leaders urge state to delay new PARCC test
Suburban school superintendents are urging the state education board to delay the implementation of a new standardized test expected to go live in the 2014-2015 school year.
Wheaton ready to launch first Restaurant Week
After a long, cold winter, people are ready to get out and shake up their routine a bit, Downtown Wheaton Association President Paula Barrington says.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Naperville man charged in $224,000 fraud case
A man from Naperville's far southwest side is free on bond and awaiting trial, after being accused of bilking an elderly man out of $224,000 in an investment scheme.
Oak Park man gets prison for downtown Naperville attack
Paul L. Magee, 26, of Oak Park, faces a potential seven-year prison sentence, after being convicted Wednesday of the brutal beating last spring of a man near downtown Naperville.
Values, party division debated in 48th House race
Editor's note: This story was updated to correct the amount of spending Peter Breen help cut from Lombard's budget, which was $500,000.
Jim Belushi gives back at the MAC
Jim Belushi brings his Board of Comedy show, an improv sketch act with other comedians, to the College of DuPage March 8. Actor and comedian Jim Belushi credits the College of DuPage with having a huge impact on him.
Bartlett man, 47, faces child porn charge
A 47-year-old Bartlett man has been charged with possession of child pornography after an investigation by Bartlett and Wheaton police.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
GOP candidates for Illinois lieutenant governor debate
In this Sept. 3, 2013 file photo, Illinois state Rep. Jil Tracy, of Quincy, Ill., stands with Illinois state Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican candidate for Illinois governor in 2014, after he introduced Tracy as his pick for lieutenant governor during a news conference in Quincy.
Saving downtown theaters: Wheaton Grand headlines a long list
James Atten, left, and Rick Erickson hope to present a plan to renovate the Wheaton Grand Theater to the city council this year.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Firehouse Subs to Open Soon at The Fresh Market Center Development
The Fresh Market Center development will soon have a new tenant. Firehouse Subs will open a 2,230-square foot store in March at the development, which is anchored by the newly-opened Fresh Market grocery store , according to a Opus Group spokeswoman.
One of 100 Worst Puppy Mills in U.S.
Chicago Aldermen unanimously passed a ban on the so-called puppy mill sales. "I'm concerned that we might only be pushing this issue to the suburbs," said 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly, who co-sponsored the ordinance.
Will Local Radio Shack Stores Close?
Radio Shack, the gadget and electronic parts retailer, will be closing more than a fourth of its stores after reporting huge losses last year, according to a statement on the company's website .
Arrests, honesty at issue in 81st House race
Campaign advertisements in the 81st state House race continue to question the honesty of candidate Keith Matune, who is challenging incumbent state Rep. Ron Sandack in a bitter race for the Republican party's nomination in the March 18 primary.