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Buffalo Grove officials announced Wednesday that veteran village employee Michael K. Skibbe has been named as the new deputy director of public works.
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DES PLAINES – Suburban Chicago officials are preparing for as many as 100,000 worshippers who are expected to visit a 12-foot-tall replica of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
A Des Plaines man has been sentenced to two years in prison for hitting a man in the head with a 10 pound dumbbell , the Chicago Tribune reported.
Volunteers load boxes of gifts on trucks Tuesday at One Hope United in Lake Villa.
Thieves stole credit cards and a card holder between 3 and 4:18 p.m. Dec. 7 out of a customer's purse at Marshalls, 601 E. Palatine Road.
Standing on the Metra train platform at the Pingree Road Station in Crystal Lake, it was cold enough to feel like the North Pole this past Saturday.
Two Des Plaines men convicted in October for attacking another man with a handheld dumbbell were sentenced on Monday - one to prison and the other to probation on top of jail time he's already served.
Our district has the third-highest concentration of manufacturing jobs in the entire country.
The holiday season is a time to build lifelong memories with your family. Family traditions handed down through the generations keep us connected with our loved ones, friends, and neighbors.
A 2013 Elementary P.E. Teacher of the Year, Northeastern District, from the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance A Spearheaded efforts that resulted in Ridge being selected the grand prize winner in the Fuel Up to Play 60 Casting Call Challenge, netting a $3,100 grant, a visit from three Chicago Bears players, ... (more)
Des Plaines residents should be sure to bundle up this week as temperatures dip far below freezing for most of the week.
A very special Metra train spreading a whole lot of holiday cheer - think jolly firemen, impish elves and a rambunctious Mrs. Santa - carried more than 60 children and families on a one-of-a-kind ride Saturday morning from Des Plaines to Crystal Lake and back.
Get an up-close look at some resident raptors, and meet with Santa himiself, at the annual "Talons and Claus" event at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn.
The Navy barber was only 23, sleeping in on Sunday morning aboard the USS Medusa, after a night out on the town.