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Artists, writers shine in community contest
Dustin Beelow of Elk Grove High School shows his artwork to Bill Dussling, president of the District 214 board, during the annual Arts Unlimited reception and program held Wednesday at Forest View Education Center in Arlington Heights.
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6 hrs ago
Burt Constable Support rises for couple living in flood-ravaged trailer
When a comedian mentions a trailer park, it's usually as part of a mocking punch line.
10 hrs ago
Wife of Villa Park man who died after swan attack files suit
The wife of a Villa Park man who drowned two years ago after a swan attacked him is suing his employer and the condo complex where he tended the swans.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Northwest suburban groups to pamper Earth
Citizens for Conservation Earth Day volunteers will work 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, continuing the group's restoration of its preserves.
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St. Chas' Sculpture in Park returns
As spring emerges in the Fox Valley, the landscape of Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles will present - for the ninth consecutive year - a striking and engaging sculpture exhibition against the backdrop of nature's seasonal beauty.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Safe driving pays off for pair of high school seniors
Elk Grove High School senior Yanni Gaglos had a good feeling Tuesday as he walked into Concorde Banquets in Kildeer.
Des Plaines pedophile sentenced to 50 years in prison
A Des Plaines man convicted of molesting 11 children of friends, relatives and co-workers was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years in prison.
Des Plaines investors hear business pitches from students
Joanna Skorupa shows off her Rapid Reek Ridding Rack, which will be shown at a competition May 8 in Frisco, Texas.
Des Plaines, Mount Prospect to host Energy Fair
The city of Des Plaines and the village of Mount Prospect invite Des Plaines and Mount Prospect residents to an Energy Fair, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the Mount Prospect Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect.
Getting a big tax refund may not be a good thing
MARCH 23: The top of a form 1040 individual income tax return for 2005 is seen atop a stack on the same at the Des Plaines Public Library March 23, 2006 in Des Plaines, Illinois.
How About a Lovely Cup of Tea?
Sixty little ladies and their mothers, grandmothers, and aunts, dressed up in spring florals and straw hats, enjoyed a spot o' tea and sweets at the 10th annual Des Plaines Park District Mother Daughter Tea on April 12, 2014, at Prairie Lakes Community Center.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Des Plaines plans beer garden, ice cream socials with aldermen, in 2014
Des Plaines' special events commission has released its list of upcoming events, which for the first time includes a beer garden festival and ice cream socials throughout town.
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Scammers pretending to be IRS targeting recent immigrantsScammers...
As tax season draws to a close, some scammers are targeting recent immigrants and pretending to be the Internal Revenue Service, according to an email from the IRS.
Anti-violence event scheduled at Maine West
Maine West High School will host a public program Wednesday that will spotlight the cause of curbing violence against women, officials said.
Nearby Coffee Tastings Coming Up in April
Wow, we cannot believe how many caffeinds there are in Chicagoland! You asked us about coffee, and we want you to try it, and BOOM!...Coffee Tastings.
Suburbs face worst roadwork season in years
Keep calm and drive on. Because, really, there's nothing you can do about this year's roadwork mother lode unless switching to public transit is an option.
Another missing-files case involving Koschman cops
Jason Stangeland poses on a motorcycle at the Rosemont Convention Center in February 2008.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Editorial: Transparency with public severance agreements
This doesn't make them evil necessarily. Most have the best of intentions. But they can grow out of touch, in some cases insulated from the public they serve.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Walmart grocery coming to Des Plaines, but plans dropped for Rolling Meadows store
One new Walmart Neighborhood Market grocery store is underway in Des Plaines, while the Rolling Meadows one is off the table.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Former Prof. Dave Congalton's New Film, Authors Anonymous, Opens Next Weekend
Authors Anonymous , a new film written by Dave Congalton, is "a validation of the dream I had," he tells the Chicago Tribune .