Interior & exterior home show
The Home Improvement & Landscape Expo takes place on Saturday, April 26th & April 27th , 2014.
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Kane Co. Chronicle
North Aurora resident giving back through volunteer efforts
AmeriCorps VISTA program participant Michelle Meifert of North Aurora works with Monica Zawicki of Wheaton, also an AmeriCorps VISTA participant, on a poverty simulation project at the Northern Illinois Food Pantry in Geneva.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Music groups join forces for Operatic Treasures concert
Michael Zyzak – the unanimous winner of the David Popper Cello International Competition in Hungary – will perform during the Operatic Treasures concert Sunday, April 27, in Aurora University's Crimi Auditorium in Aurora.
Wheaton author wins state library association award
Joanne Zienty of Wheaton speaks after being named the winner of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author award at a reception Wednesday at the RAILS offices in Burr Ridge.
The Modesto Bee
Kill switch plan lauded by victim's father
Megan Boken of Wheaton, Ill., was shot in St. Louis in 2012. She had graduated but was in town for a job interview and to play in a reunion game.
College of DuPage farm to move to Danada
The college announced a tentative agreement Thursday with the Forest Preserve District for a one-acre plot of land at Danana near Butterfield and Naperville Roads in Wheaton.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
D'oh! Naperville Simpsons graffiti suspect caught
Joseph T. Dauben just might be having a cow, after being accused of being the tagger who last summer left graffiti inspired by "The Simpsons" animated television series at several locations in and near downtown Naperville.
Show of force: Agency communication key for veterans programs
More than 30 nonprofits that serve current and former military service members shared information at a "Joining Forces" breakfast meeting Thursday at the Judd Kendall VFW Post in Naperville.
New chocolate shop opens, more business coming to downtown Wheaton
Chocolate is poured by cooks Dan Bell, left, and Chris Duvall at the new Kilwins Chocolate and Ice Cream Store in downtown Wheaton.
Tollway gives $2M for DuPage wetlands restoration
The Illinois Tollway has agreed to contribute $2 million toward the restoration of a more than half-mile section of creek running through the St. James Farm Forest Preserve.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Doings Weekly
Police blotter: 3 arrested after phoning in phony prescriptions in Willowbrook
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the area police departments.
Fundraising run at Danada will benefit respiratory health research
Sarah Brundidge and Zachary Balluff look over the trail maps of the April 19 Miles To Go run at Danada in Wheaton.
Brutal Winter to Blame for Low Attendance at Cosley Zoo
A Wheaton gem has seen a slow start to the year. Officials at the Cosley Zoo in Wheaton said the brutal winter is to blame for low attendance numbers in January and February with only 296 visitors stopping out in January compared to 1,167 in 2013 and only 364 in February compared to 908 last year, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
New Year's reveler who kicked Naperville cop sentenced
The woman who earned the distinction of being the first person to be arrested in Naperville this year has been ordered to do public service work and write a letter of apology to the police officer she kicked early New Year's Day.
Man with 60-plus tickets sentenced for Naperville DUI
A Naperville man who has been ticketed or arrested more than 60 times in 20 years has been placed on a form of probation, after being found guilty for the second time of driving while drunk.
Man Dies After Jumping From Casino Parking Garage
A 70-year-old Wheaton man died Monday night after jumping from the fifth-floor of the Hollywood Casino parking garage, 43 E. Galena Boulevard in Aurora, police said.
Women with cancer receive free house cleanings from maid services
Kara Colantuono, right, gets a kiss from her mom, Chris Colantuono, as Sarah Buhle, left, with The Maids of DuPage County works at cleaning Kara's Wheaton condo.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Wheaton City Council denies Farnham Lane development
For a second time, the Wheaton City Council has denied a subdivision proposal that would divide three lots into seven on Farnham Lane.
Construction Season On Tap For Plenty Of Chicago Area Roads
It might not be prime road construction weather yet, but spring and summer are primed to be full of roadwork projects throughout the Chicago area.
The Week in Pictures
Woodland Middle School seventh grader Bradley Wilinski was superintendent for a day on Tuesday.