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  1. Nobody hurt in fire that damages unoccupied Wheaton houseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Wheaton Fire Department was called to a home on the 1300 block of E. Evergreen St. about 12:30 p.m., according to a news release from city. The fire found in the living room and crawl space of the single-family house was under control within 15 minutes, the release said.

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  2. St. Francis dispatches Aurora Central CatholicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    They just needed to make a quick business trip to Metro Suburban Blue foe Aurora Central Catholic's place first. The 35-minute bus ride from Wheaton to Aurora was worth it, as the Spartans handily took care of the Chargers 43-13 on a chilly Friday night to conclude its 2018 regular season run.

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  3. Wheaton North vs. Batavia, Week 9 footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Batavia's Luke Weerts drops the football as Wheaton North's Tommy Gubenko, Xander Mueller and Jacob Secrest swarm. Wheaton recovered the fumble in the first quarter.

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  4. Batavia chugs past Wheaton NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    Senior co-captain Luke Weerts may have appeared to be just about everywhere on the football field, yet his slogan for this year's Batavia team admittedly came out of nowhere. "I'm crazy.

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  5. Wheaton school placed on lockdown for 30 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily Herald

    Franklin Middle School in Wheaton was placed on lockdown -- and all Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 schools were placed in a "secure and teach" mode -- for about 30 minutes Thursday after a staff member reported seeing an unauthorized person trying to enter Franklin. Police said the lockdown began around 1:30 p.m. and was lifted around 2 p.m. after officers found the individual.

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  6. Wheaton man released from mental health center on 'trial basis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Daily Herald

    A 31-year-old Wheaton man found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2014 battery and sexual assault of an ex-girlfriend could be released by the end of the year from the Elgin Mental Health Center. Because many halfway houses or treatment centers don't accept sex offenders, Joseph McHale ultimately may be released to his parents' Wheaton home.

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  7. Glen Ellyn mosquito abatement district seeks tax increase amid calls for consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Daily Herald

    Of the 15 referendum questions in DuPage County next month, a ballot measure from an obscure unit of government might not seem like a hot-button issue. But the property tax increase sought by the Glen Ellyn Mosquito Abatement District has reignited calls from a DuPage County Board member to consolidate mosquito-control efforts.

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  8. Politics | How Roskam, Casten differ on immigration issuesBoth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Daily Herald

    Both candidates for U.S. Congress in the 6th District say the nation should come to an agreement about immigration. Democratic challenger Sean Casten blames the lack of progress on a political climate that has "stoked" or "certainly inflamed some xenophobic tensions."

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  9. Weekend picks: Dodge ghoulies at Oak Brook's Haunted ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    Marianna Celia, left, and Michelle Schumacher were witches at a previous Haunted Forest tour at Central Park in Oak Brook. Ghouls and goblins galore roam through a life-size maze at the Oak Brook Park District's Haunted Forest.

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  10. Girls volleyball: St. Francis refreshes Timothy Christian's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    Scott Piersma and his Timothy Christian team have not played at St. Francis in some time, but they got a quick lesson Thursday similar to the one most teams experience when taking on the Spartans on their home gym. With both teams unbeaten in Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division play, it was a key late-season matchup, but St. Francis was sharp again in sweeping the visitors 25-13, 25-14 in Wheaton.

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  11. Finding the perfect pumpkin at Cosley ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    There's no real secret to picking a practically perfect pumpkin from among the thousands spread across the grounds during Cosley Zoo's Pumpkin Fest in Wheaton. Some like to paint them.

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  12. Celebrate the horse at Danada's Fall FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Herald

    The Midwest Renegades are returning to the Fall Festival at Danada to do several performances, including drills, trick riding and Roman riding. Children will be able to paint pumpkins and do other activities during Sunday's Fall Festival at Danada in Wheaton.

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  13. Cantigny Park celebrates fall with seasonal gardens, festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Daily Herald

    Cantigny Park's new-look gardens opened in July after a redesign as part of "Project New Leaf." The gardens now feature fall plantings and autumn accents, providing a seasonal backdrop for family photos at the Fall Festival Saturday in Wheaton.

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  14. Main Event in Hoffman Estates shuts down ropes course after child injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Daily Herald

    A Hoffman Estates family entertainment center temporarily shut down its "gravity ropes" course after a child was injured in a fall Sunday and taken to a hospital. "Our thoughts are first and foremost with our guest, who was injured on the gravity ropes course," Steve Jackson, district manager for Main Event Entertainment, said in a statement Monday.

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  15. Gym temporarily closes after boy dies in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Daily Herald

    A children's gym in Wheaton has closed temporarily in the wake of an accident involving a 7-year-old Glen Ellyn boy who died Tuesday. Brady Daniel Doherty, a second-grader at St. Petronille Catholic School in Glen Ellyn, died two days after the accident at the My Gym play center in the Danada Square East shopping center at the northeast corner of Butterfield and Naperville roads.

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  16. Hale Street in downtown Wheaton to close during daytime hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Daily Herald

    Hale Street in downtown Wheaton will be closed starting Thursday as crews replace aging sewer lines and a water main. The street will be closed to traffic and parking between Front and Wesley streets from dawn until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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  17. DuPage looking to further regulate adult businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Herald

    DuPage County is looking to expand its definition of an adult business to close a loophole in its zoning ordinance that has allowed some 21-and-older establishments to operate near schools and day care facilities. By law, the county can't ban such businesses because it lacks home rule power, but it can restrict where they are located.

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  18. Festivals: St. Charles Scarecrow Fest, Highwood Pumpkin Fest, Oktoberfests & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Daily Herald

    People walk through the display of scarecrows, including a large straw ballerina made by artist Fran Volz, during last year's Scarecrow Festival in St. Charles. Fall Color Festival and Scarecrow Trail: 7 a.m. to sunset daily through Oct. 31 at the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, Lisle.

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  19. Roskam, Casten disagree on lifting payroll tax cap for Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Daily Herald

    As one candidate for U.S. House of Representatives in Illinois' 6th District says, "100 percent of the people in this district want to be old someday." Where Democrat Sean Casten of Downers Grove, the man behind the quote, and his opponent, Republican incumbent Peter Roskam of Wheaton, differ is on how to stabilize Social Security to ensure older Americans have the means to support themselves.

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  20. Wheaton College prevails over North Central, 52-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Daily Herald

    The Little Brass Bell was again at stake Saturday Night at North Central's Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium in Naperville as the host Cardinals and Wheaton College faced off in their annual battle. Both teams played like they were tugging at the trophy.

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