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Veterana s birthday idea turns into $150,000 gift to comrades
Bill Schumann of Wheaton receives a gift from Pam Kostecki, executive director of the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, during his 65th birthday celebration at the Hilton Lisle last Friday.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Get rid of tax-and-spend incumbent
I read that our Wheaton Chamber of Commerce is working with the owner of the old Wheaton Grand movie theater on a rehab project to the tune of $5 million and that our Wheaton Warrenville School District 200 has approved borrowing $9.5 million to fix school buildings.
New principals named at two Dist. 200 elementary schools
On Wednesday, the District 200 board of education appointed Christine Frederick as principal of Pleasant Hill Elementary School in Winfield and Jeff Mitchem as principal at Lincoln Elementary School in Wheaton.
Restaurant Week Kicks Off Friday in Wheaton
The following information comes from the Downtown Wheaton press release on the Good Taste Restaurant Week .
Dist. 200 moving ahead with $7.2 million in facility improvements
The Wheaton Warrenville District 200 board agreed Wednesday to move forward with $7.2 million worth of facility improvements that are scheduled to be completed this summer.
Suburban businesses honored for being a extraordinarya
Paula Peterson and Michael Mann of AM 560 The Answer chat during the Daily Herald Business Ledger AABE awards in Addison.
Thursday, March 13th Stories
A Glen Ellyn letter to the editor: In the Bible, although not popular and rarely quoted in public today, Jesus said, “By their fruits you will know them.” That's why I am supporting Peter Breen.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Three battle for two GOP spots in Will County District 11
The District 11 primary for the Will County Board features three Republicans running for two spots on the GOP ballot this fall.
Family parade becoming a tradition in Naperville neighborhood
"Build it and they will come," is how Naperville resident Mo Barr described her method for organizing her neighborhood's St. Patrick's Day parade.
Wheaton Police Increase Enforcement Efforts in Coming Days
The Wheaton Police Department will increase enforcement efforts of Illinois' safety seat belt laws as part of the statewide "Click It or Ticket" mobilization from March 13 through March 17. The City of Wheaton received a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety to fund this enforcement effort.
Do You Carpool?: Find Out How Carpooling Varies by Neighborhood in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton Area
In an area of homes north and west of County Road 13 and High Lake Road in Winfield, over 22.3 percent of commuters choose to carpool to work, according to a Crain's Chicago Business interactive map that looks at carpooling.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Prospect Heights considers adding French Market
Prospect Heights is in talks to bring a French Market - a more eclectic version of a traditional farmers market - to its Metra Station parking lot this year.
Local Man, Woman Face Felony Drug Charges Following Undercover Investigation
Two local residents were arrested in recent weeks on felony delivery of a controlled substance charges.
Naperville man gets prison for sex assault
Uriel Cid, 26, of Naperville's east side, has been sentenced to six years in prison, for sexually assaulting a female relative 15 months ago in his home.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.