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  1. Naperville students raise money to build school in GhanaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Daily Herald

    All it took was the announcement of a Naperville middle school's quest to raise $25,000 to build a school in Ghana for the connections to start pouring in. First a sixth-grade boy's mom tells the principal she worked as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching math in Ghana.


  2. West Aurora falls short at Plainfield EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Daily Herald

    But the Blackhawks' final play against Plainfield East -- fourth-and-goal from the Bengals' 5-yard line in the waning seconds Friday night -- failed after a muffed exchange from center. The Bengals, who had 150 of their 280 yards from scrimmage on two long plays from halfback Malcolm Agyeben, escaped with the 14-7 nonconference victory in Plainfield.


  3. Dawn patrol: Officer on leave for Facebook comments; Fatal crashRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Daily Herald

    An Elgin police officer was put on leave after he made Facebook comments about the unarmed teen shot and killed in Missouri last month. Jason A. Lentz, 40, was placed on paid administrative leave Aug. 21, Deputy Chief Bill Wolf said, after Lentz said a Missouri police officer "did society a favor" by shooting the teen.


  4. Motorcyclist dies, passenger hurt after Aurora accident Updated Sep...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Daily Herald

    A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger severely injured after being struck by a car Tuesday night in Aurora, police said. Jacob W. Hastert, 28, of Plainfield, was driving a 2005 Yamaha RS motorcycle southbound on Hill Avenue when a northbound 2011 Nissan Sentra turned left in front of him, Aurora police said in a release.


  5. Images: Labor Day in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Daily Herald

    The B-17 bomber Aluminum Overcast takes off on its first of two 30-minute flights on Monday at the Aurora Airport.


  6. New year brings new leaders in Dist. 204Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Daily Herald

    A new school year started Tuesday for students, educators and administrators in Indian Prairie Unit District 204, many of whom found themselves in new roles.


  7. 3 accused of organ-donation fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    Three Southwest suburban residents have been indicted on charges that allege they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from a group that coordinates organ and tissue donations.


  8. Moscow Ballet holds two Chicago auditions for 2014 'Nutcracker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The legendary Moscow Ballet is auditioning dancers ages 6-18 to perform as part of their annual "Great Russian Nutcracker" production.


  9. Romeoville weather service installs new systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Up until recently, six short-lived EF1 tornadoes spawned by two storms that tore through northern Illinois on June 30 might have been all but invisible to the National Weather Service.


  10. Dist. 204's new superintendent heading into first yearRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Karen Sullivan is heading into her first year as superintendent of Indian Prairie Unit District 204 with a confident outlook.


  11. Candle apparently sparks Naperville-area house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Daily Herald

    No injuries were reported Tuesday in a Naperville-area house fire that authorities said may have been sparked by a candle left burning in the kitchen.


  12. Calvary Church sends 1,000 volunteers to serve communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Roughly 1,000 volunteers from Calvary Church in Naperville will go into 16 sites around the community to perform cleanup projects Aug. 2 and 3. Aurora sites where the volunteers will serve include: Gates Elementary, Oak Park Elementary, Bardwell Elementary, Beaupre Elementary, Hermes Elementary, Johnson Elementary, Krug Elementary, Mutual Ground, ... (more)


  13. New Naperville humane director loves 'seeing the animals go home'Read the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Daily Herald

    The Naperville Area Humane Society is preparing to celebrate its 35th anniversary next month with the dedication of a sculpture near the Riverwalk.


  14. Seven charged in Naperville drug bustRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Seven people have been charged with felony drug conspiracy and sales following a four-month investigation into an alleged drug ring operating out of a Naperville apartment complex.


  15. Naper Settlement may add agricultural history centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Take one look at the Naperville of 2014 and it's hard to see the city's history is deeply rooted in farming.


  16. Public, industry weigh in on oil train safetyRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2013 | Daily Herald

    The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is drafting regulations to improve the safety of rail shipments of crude oil following a series derailments, explosions and fires.


  17. Online, mobile ER registration streamline processRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Beginning July 1, patients were able to complete online forms to start the check-in process and let ER staff know when to expect them.


  18. District 204 names three new principalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Daily Herald

    New principals stepped into their new posts this week at two middle schools and an elementary school in Indian Prairie Unit District 204.


  19. Daredevil motorcyclist gets 4 years for Westmont chaseRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Daily Herald

    A Plainfield motorcyclist who lured police into chasing him and then posted videos of the pursuits online was sentenced Friday to four years in prison.


  20. Home damaged, no injuries, in Naperville fire Updated May 15, 2014...Read the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Fire fighters from the Naperville Fire Department were dispatched to the home at 12:31 a.m. with reports the garage was on fire.


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