Dupage County Newswire

Dupage County Newswire

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  1. Champions Crowned at 2016 Junior Gold ChampionshipsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... the tournament once again broke its participation record in 2016 with 3,292 competitors. Last year's event in DuPage County, Illinois, featured 3,191 bowlers. All competitors participated in four rounds of qualifying before the first cut, and the ...

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  2. Grammar Moses: This column is neither a history lesson nor historicRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... into all towns across the country, and we see so many county historical museums. Thus in Wheaton we have the DuPage County Historical Museum -- but the museum itself ain't historical. It may actually have been built relatively recently. Rather it's ...

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  3. New domestic violence law gives convicted murderer a shot at freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    For half of her life, 36-year-old Paula Aiardo has been behind bars for her part in the brutal murder of her disabled Naperville friend. Although she was not in the apartment when Jennifer Puerta was beaten to death in February 1999, Aiardo,18 years old and a Naperville North senior at the time, got 35 years in prison in a plea agreement because DuPage County prosecutors argued she helped set up the robbery that led to the murder and, after her friend's death, did not report the crime.

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  4. Weekend picks: Slide the City in CarpentersvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 30, in Chicago Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's historic Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. The Discover Mayslake program also features live music and ...

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  5. Rauner signs plans aimed at curbing local government costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... for. The idea is to try to identify unnecessary local agencies. "Through our bipartisan work, we have made DuPage County a leader in government consolidation," state Sen. Tom Cullerton, a Villa Park Democrat, said of his plan. "We know the ...

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  6. DuPage seeks ideas from public on boosting tourismRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Herald

    DuPage County tourism could be facing a makeover after a strategic consultant was hired to hold town meetings on Monday and Tuesday to gather ideas and to present recommendations. The DuPage County Convention and Visitors Bureau hired Mitch Nichols, founder of Bellingham, Washington-based Nichols Tourism Group , which also has worked with the Chicago Office of Tourism, the Grand Canyon National Park and Sonoma County, California, among others.

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  7. Lawyers chosen as associate judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... on Aug. 1 and will be assigned to the Aurora Branch Court. Tarter began his legal career in 1987 with the DuPage County States Attorney's Office. He later became a partner with the Law Office of Querrey and Harrow in Geneva. He then moved to the ...

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  8. Forest district moves to complete regional trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Herald

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is moving ahead with plans to complete the West Branch DuPage River and North Central DuPage regional trails. The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County board recently approved proceeding with the first phase of engineering for the West Branch DuPage River Trail at Blackwell and West DuPage Woods forest preserves, and for the North Central DuPage Regional Trail at Pratt's Wayne Woods Forest Preserve.

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  9. Willowbrook offers overnight camp outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Herald

    ... your camping gear and sleep under the stars with your family at Willowbrook," said Forest Preserve District of DuPage County President Joe Cantore. The program is for ages 7 and older; those younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost ...

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  10. O'Hare plan includes hope for western accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Herald

    ... We will have a toll roadway outside their gates where thousands will drive by. ... It's going to happen," DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin told Pyke, saying he's collaborating with Emanuel and Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans on O'Hare ...

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  11. New African cultural festival coming to Cantigny ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Herald

    ... African Americans will attend too. After the event, a Panafest fine art exhibition will be on display at the DuPage County Historical Museum in downtown Wheaton, from Aug. 1 to 7. For information about the exhibit or the Cantigny event, visit ...

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  12. Woman aims to keep fight against Downers Grove sperm bank alive in 2 courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Chicago Tribune

    A woman who is suing a Downers Grove sperm bank over an error that led to the birth of her biracial child has taken her case to federal court, and lawyers will argue Thursday whether her suit in DuPage County should be dismissed. A hearing on the suit that Ohio resident Jennifer Cramblett filed against Midwest Sperm Bank is scheduled for Thursday at the county courthouse in Wheaton.

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  13. Housing advocates seek 'freedom of choice and equality' in NapervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Herald

    ... what problem the change would solve because Naperville already houses about 18 percent of voucher holders in DuPage County, while making up about 10 percent of the county's total population. Allowing vouchers to count as income would prevent ...

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  14. DuPage leaders mourn slain Dallas officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Herald

    ... co-hosted by Benedictine University's Center for Civic Leadership, the Islamic Center of Naperville, and the DuPage County Police Chiefs Association. Other presenters included Michael Brophy, president of Benedictine University; Lisle Mayor Joseph ...

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  15. Carol Stream trustees ink three-year deal with police unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Herald

    ... increases include "equity pay adjustments" designed to align their salaries with those of police in comparable DuPage County departments. For the current fiscal year, officers at the bottom of the pay scale received $63,244.78, while those at the ...

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  16. Aurora man charged with robbing Walgreens pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Plouffe pleaded guilty to August 2008 charges of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia out of Naperville, DuPage County records show.

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  17. O'Hare gate expansions good news for western access, Cronin saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Herald

    DuPage Chairman Dan Cronin attends a news conference on O'Hare expansion with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans. Talk of adding gates on O'Hare's west side and an underground people-mover are positive signals the suburbs' clout drought at the airport is over, according to DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin.

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  18. COD's International Trade Center Manager Brings ExporTech to IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Herald

    ... Michigan State University and has spent his career helping companies expand into markets across the world. "DuPage County has many companies with export potential," he said. "ExporTech in conjunction with the local export development 'village' is a ...

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  19. Naperville crash victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Herald

    The DuPage County coroner's office has identified the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash July 11 in Naperville as Abel Clay, 33, of Hammond, Indiana. The fiery crash took place at 1:43 a.m. when a 2015 Dodge ProMaster van traveling south on Washington Street between Bauer Road and 14th Street struck a tree and burst into flames, authorities said.

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  20. Developers pitch speculative building in Carol StreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Daily Herald

    ... that tracks real estate trends, backs him up. At the end of March, the industrial vacancy rate in Northeast DuPage County stood at 6.3 percent, down from about 8 percent in early spring 2015, Colliers found. Further, available space in that area ...

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