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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.
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Our district has the third-highest concentration of manufacturing jobs in the entire country.
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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.
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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.
George Sakas has been hired for the position and comes to Des Plaines after spending eight years as the community development director of the village of Schiller Park.
Enjoy a fascinating side-by-side look at works by contemporary Chicago artists Sandra Holubow and Judith Roth, each of whom brings a unique perspective to capturing the Windy City, starting Thursday, Dec. 12, at Oakton's Koehnline Museum of Art, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.
Marion Lutz, Thacker Junior High School graduating class of 1932, unveiled a new historic marker in Central Park, 1555 E. Thacker Street, on Wednesday, December 4 at a dedication ceremony attended by community leaders and several graduates of Des Plaines Junior High School.
Four gold coins valued at $1,300 each were dropped into a Salvation Army kettle in Lake Zurich on Wednesday.
Delicious holiday cookie recipe from all of us at Twisted Tree Yoga in Des Plaines! Great, tasty and healthy! These delicious oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are made with chickpeas instead of flour so they are gluten-free and can be made vegan by substituing carob chips for the chocolate chips.
Tree Farm: Sullivan Family Tree Farm Hours of Operation: Opens Nov. 28 and will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: 24774 Petite Lake Road, Lake Villa, IL 60046 Details: Opens the day after Thanksgiving.