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SaukValley.com
Gladys L. ‘Glady’ FordhamPark; one brother, John Salzman of Colorado; 10 grandchildren, Marc (Nikki) Geb
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Park; one brother, John Salzman of Colorado; 10 grandchildren, Marc (Nikki) Gebhardt of Sterling, Chad (Kelly) Gebhardt of Downers Grove, Tammy (Mark) Neuhouser of Bloomington, Dana (Troy) Lundquist of Arizona, Rich (Alaina) Widdle of Washington,... Read more
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Business Wire
InvenTrust Properties Corp. Announces Acquisition of the Plaza Midtown in Atlanta, GADOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InvenTrust Properties Corp. (“InvenTrust”
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--InvenTrust Properties Corp. (“InvenTrust” or “the Company”) today announced that it has acquired The Plaza Midtown, a 70,000 square foot Publix-anchored center located in the Midtown submarket of Atlanta, GA, for... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Residents strive to save Downers Grove Township peer jury programDOWNERS GROVE – A group of residents is working to revive the Downers Grove Tow
My Suburban Life / Posted yesterday
DOWNERS GROVE – A group of residents is working to revive the Downers Grove Township peer jury program, which was suspended in July because of a loss of state funding. “It’s very preliminary, right now,” said Cliff Grammich, a Downers Grove resident... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove Park District's Dog Days of Summer enjoyed by man and dog alikeDowners Grove Park District held the annual Dog Days of Summer in the Park in W
My Suburban Life / Posted yesterday
Downers Grove Park District held the annual Dog Days of Summer in the Park in Wandschneider Park at the Downers Grove Museum Saturday. Jennifer Slocum (left) of Bolingbrook and Shannon Wawrzynek of Carol Stream bring their dogs to Wandschneider Park... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
DNA points away from inmate in 1994 murder, but judge delays bond rulingby DNA testing, Ainsworth's filing said. Fulton, who is also serving life in p
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
by DNA testing, Ainsworth's filing said. Fulton, who is also serving life in prison, is represented by Kathleen Zellner, a Downers Grove attorney who has handled numerous wrongful conviction cases. Ainsworth's motion said the "sole evidence"... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Suburban Life Sound Off: Aug. 7-13minutes into our stroll I had amassed large amounts of dog excrement on the bot
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
minutes into our stroll I had amassed large amounts of dog excrement on the bottom of my shoe. Living in a great town like Downers [Grove] comes with responsibility and more people must recognize this! Fishing as 'war'? Modern day fishing is the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove North football gets warmed up for the start of the seasonThe Downers Grove North football team has been practicing in order to be prepar
My Suburban Life / Posted 4 days ago
The Downers Grove North football team has been practicing in order to be prepared for the 2017 campaign. Downers Grove North head football coach John Wander gives some instruction to his players during practice at the school Aug 18. Downers Grove... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
More women, racial minorities among Chicago CEOs - Employment NewsLatino or Asian-American executive, according to a new report from Crist Kolder
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
Latino or Asian-American executive, according to a new report from Crist Kolder Associates, an executive recruiting firm in Downers Grove. Nationally, the figures are 5.8 percent for women and 6.7 percent for racial minorities. The percentage of... Read more
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Business Wire
Adtalem Global Education Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2017 ResultsDOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading global education provider, today reported academic, operational and financial results for its fiscal 2017 fourth quarter ended June 30, 2017, including enrollment... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
At Zanies, a still hysterical Emo Philips shows why he's Emo Philipsnight at Zanies in Chicago. That’s no joke. Philips — who was born in Chicago
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
night at Zanies in Chicago. That’s no joke. Philips — who was born in Chicago as Phil Soltanec and grew up in nearby Downers Grove — started his comedy career in Chicago in the ’70s. And after over four decades in the business — making the... Read more
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Westmont Reporter Progress
Downers Grove and Westmont for Aug. 16police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a
Westmont Reporter Progress / Posted 5 days ago
police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proved guilty in court. DOWNERS GROVE Burglary • Cash reportedly was stolen between 10 p.m. Aug. 4 and 8 a.m. Aug. 5 from two cars parked in a... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Musicians ‘come together as one’ at Downers Grove North band campThe drill instructor for the Downers Grove North High School marching band, Riv
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 6 days ago
The drill instructor for the Downers Grove North High School marching band, Rivera looks across the school’s football field and can spot practically any misstep. On a recent sunny, somewhat humid afternoon, the 200-member marching band worked on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
DuPage Medical Group announces $1.45 billion investmentclosed Tuesday, will allow the medical practice to continue expanding with addi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
closed Tuesday, will allow the medical practice to continue expanding with additional services, sites and doctors. The Downers Grove-based independent medical practice has grown rapidly in recent years and now boasts more than 800 providers,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Edward-Elmhurst Health eyes $50 million in cutsEdward-Elmhurst, a nonprofit three-hospital system, is the latest Chicago-area
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
Edward-Elmhurst, a nonprofit three-hospital system, is the latest Chicago-area hospital network to make major cuts. Downers Grove-based Advocate Health Care, the biggest health system in Illinois, echoed financial frustrations similar to... Read more
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My Suburban Life
SCARCE provides resources to teachers for new school yearSchool eighth-grade science teacher Dominique Coomer also was at SCARCE recentl
My Suburban Life / Posted 6 days ago
School eighth-grade science teacher Dominique Coomer also was at SCARCE recently, looking for school supplies to set up her Downers Grove classroom. "I'm looking for rulers, dry erase boards, markers, that kind of stuff," Coomer said. "One of my... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downtown Downers Grove vigil calls for end to racism after Charlottesville violenceDOWNERS GROVE – More than 100 people gathered Aug. 14 at the Downers Grove trai
My Suburban Life / Posted 6 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – More than 100 people gathered Aug. 14 at the Downers Grove train station to participate in a vigil supporting the residents of Charlottesville, Va., the site of a violent Unite the Right demonstration that led to the death of a... Read more
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My Suburban Life
New students get taste of middle-school life during Herrick sneak preview dayIncoming seventh-graders got acclimated to their new school during a sneak prev
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
Incoming seventh-graders got acclimated to their new school during a sneak preview day at Herrick Middle School in Downers Grove. New incoming students listen to instructions Aug. 14 during a sneak preview day for seventh-graders at Herrick Middle... Read more
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My Suburban Life
New students get a taste of middle school life during a sneak preview day at Herrick in Downers GroveIncoming seventh-graders got acclimated to their new school during a sneak prev
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
Incoming seventh-graders got acclimated to their new school during a sneak preview day at Herrick Middle School in Downers Grove. New incoming students listen to instructions Aug. 14 during a sneak preview day for seventh-graders at Herrick Middle... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove fire chief to retire Aug. 31Downers Grove Fire Chief James G. Jackson Sr. will retire Aug. 31 after 30 year
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
Downers Grove Fire Chief James G. Jackson Sr. will retire Aug. 31 after 30 years with the department. DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Fire Chief James G. Jackson Sr. will retire Aug. 31 after 30 years with the department, according to a village news... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
List of winners, losers if Rauner wins school funding fightWaukegan, Planfield, Oswego and Aurora East. The biggest losers would be CPS,
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
Waukegan, Planfield, Oswego and Aurora East. The biggest losers would be CPS, Elmwood Park, Crete Monee, Glenview and Downers Grove. “There are many Hispanic families that are struggling in Waukegan, Aurora...they get millions more with the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
District 99 amends student dress code policyDOWNERS GROVE – The student dress code in Community High School District 99 has
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – The student dress code in Community High School District 99 has been amended to reflect the administration’s focus on dressing respectfully at school rather than specific fashion trends. The board tentatively approved the policy... Read more
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Market Watch
Adtalem Global Education Inc.Advanced Academics, Inc. and the professional exam review and training operatio
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Advanced Academics, Inc. and the professional exam review and training operations of Becker Professional Review. The company was founded by Dennis J. Keller and Ronald L. Taylor in 1973 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, IL. (See Full P... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Becky Anderson Wilkins seeks Democratic nomination for 6th Congressional Districtin the November 2018 general election. Anderson Wilkins also is co-owner of An
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in the November 2018 general election. Anderson Wilkins also is co-owner of Anderson’s Bookshops, which has locations in Downers Grove, Naperville and LaGrange. “Running the family business has given me a lot of perspective on how Congress... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago's grocery list gets shorter: Fewer stores in area28,000 square feet in the Chicago area, although just two are within Mid-Americ
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
28,000 square feet in the Chicago area, although just two are within Mid-America's study area and only one in Chicago. The Downers Grove-based company is about halfway to a goal of opening 18 Chicago-area stores in a seven-year period. That... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Goats, sheep return to graze at Downers Grove parks68 sheep and goats will be hard at work, as they assist with natural brush mana
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 10 days ago
68 sheep and goats will be hard at work, as they assist with natural brush management at the park. The animals arrived in Downers Grove on Aug. 1 and began grazing at the Belmont Prairie Buffer on Walnut Avenue, adjacent to the soccer field.... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Court orders Advocate to recognize nurses unionguards, Johnson said. Other times, she said, Advocate forces nurses to float to
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
guards, Johnson said. Other times, she said, Advocate forces nurses to float to different locations. For its part, the Downers-Grove Advocate plans to appeal the decision, said Advocate spokeswoman Lisa Lesniak, in an emailed statement. "We... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb Target honored for creating jobs at distribution centerby Nicor Gas, according to the release. Other award recipients included the Am
Daily Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
by Nicor Gas, according to the release. Other award recipients included the Amazon Fulfillment centers in Edwardsville and Romeoville, Zurich North America in Shaumburg, Illinois Tollway in Downers Grove, and Fuyao Glass North America in D... Read more
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Hillside Suburban Life
Trip of a lifetime for Lyons Township Soccer Cluband Vear figure to form the base of a solid defensive unit for Lyons Township H
Hillside Suburban Life / Posted 12 days ago
and Vear figure to form the base of a solid defensive unit for Lyons Township High School this fall, while Jack Richards (Downers Grove North) and Christian Waldschmidt (York), a member of the team who did not travel to Nationals, figure to be key... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Carolyn Nojiri named Kishwaukee softball coachCollege softball field. Carolyn Nojiri has been named the softball coach at Ki
Daily Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
College softball field. Carolyn Nojiri has been named the softball coach at Kishwaukee College. Nojiri is a native of Downers Grove and also graduated from and played for Lewis University in Romeoville. She coached in clinics and camps in... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove approves new Walgreens despite aesthetic concernsDOWNERS GROVE – A plan to build a new Walgreens store at the Meadowbrook Shoppi
My Suburban Life / Posted 12 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – A plan to build a new Walgreens store at the Meadowbrook Shopping Center on 63rd Street was approved Aug. 8 by the Downers Grove Village Council, but not before some commissioners voiced displeasure over materials that will be used to... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove exhibit celebrates 125th anniversary of Victorian Blodgett Housewhich opens Aug. 9, explores the history of the Blodgett family and its signifi
My Suburban Life / Posted 12 days ago
which opens Aug. 9, explores the history of the Blodgett family and its significant impact on the founding and growth of Downers Grove. DOWNERS GROVE – The Blodgett family name is woven throughout the history of Downers Grove. Israel and Avis... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Nojiri named Kish softball coachfield. Carolyn Nojiri has been named the Head Women’s Softball Coach at Kishwa
Daily Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
field. Carolyn Nojiri has been named the Head Women’s Softball Coach at Kishwaukee College. Nojiri is a native of Downers Grove and also graduated from and played for Lewis University in Romeoville. She coached in clinics and camps in... Read more
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Westmont Reporter Progress
Downers Grove and Westmont for Aug. 9police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a
Westmont Reporter Progress / Posted 12 days ago
police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proved guilty in court. DOWNERS GROVE Burglary Two industrial heaters reportedly were stolen between 6:30 p.m. July 27 and 7:30 a.m. July 28 from a... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Downers Grove exhibit celebrates 125th anniversary of Victorian Blodgett Housewhich opens Aug. 9, explores the history of the Blodgett family and its signifi
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
which opens Aug. 9, explores the history of the Blodgett family and its significant impact on the founding and growth of Downers Grove. DOWNERS GROVE – The Blodgett family name is woven throughout the history of Downers Grove. Israel and Avis... Read more
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My Suburban Life
District 58 names new assistant principalsDOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Grade School District 58 has named Jose Anaya the
My Suburban Life / Posted 12 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Grade School District 58 has named Jose Anaya the new English learner coordinator/Highland Elementary School assistant principal and Haley Underwood the new assistant principal at O’Neill Middle School, according to a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dr. Paul Bertrand, German immigrant and neurologist, dies at 75professor of neurology with the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, then i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
professor of neurology with the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, then in the Hyde Park neighborhood and now in Downers Grove. Dr. Susan Marcotte, who was Bertrand's student in the mid-1980s, said he embodied the "whole person" approach... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove Back to School Fair offers free suppliesDOWNERS GROVE – Buying supplies is at the heart of the back-to-school season.
My Suburban Life / Posted 12 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – Buying supplies is at the heart of the back-to-school season. Children and their parents descend on retail stores with supply lists in hand to buy pens, pencils, folders, notebooks and a plethora of other materials required for the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Back To School Fair offers free suppliesDOWNERS GROVE – Buying supplies is at the heart of the back-to-school season.
My Suburban Life / Posted 13 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – Buying supplies is at the heart of the back-to-school season. Children and their parents descend on retail stores with supply lists in hand to buy pens, pencils, folders, notebooks and a plethora of other materials required for the... Read more
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Market Watch
FTD Cos. Inc.ProFlower, ProPlant, Shari's Berries, Personal Creations, RedEnvelope, Flying F
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
ProFlower, ProPlant, Shari's Berries, Personal Creations, RedEnvelope, Flying Flowers, Flowers Direct, Ink Cards, Postagram and Gifts.com. The company was founded on November 1, 2013 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, IL. (See Ful... Read more
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New Kerala
CompTIA Formally Launches AITP to Recruit Tech Workers, Develop Skills and Help Build and Advance Careers - newkerala news #261491DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Aug. 8, 2017 : Looking to create a technology career path
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Aug. 8, 2017 : Looking to create a technology career path for millions of Americans, CompTIA today formally launched the Association of Information Technology Professionals (CompTIA AITP) as a member support and advocacy... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
RBK American Grill in Downers Grove focuses on farm freshnessand owner Robert Butterfield said. The garden is adjacent to the restaurant, 9
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 13 days ago
and owner Robert Butterfield said. The garden is adjacent to the restaurant, 994 Warren Ave., in the heart of downtown Downers Grove, and supplies the eatery with tomatoes, lettuce, fresh herbs and fennel. "When you grow your own it has a lot... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Civil War and more: 5 highlights from new Downers Grove exhibit on Blodgett familyDOWNERS GROVE – A new exhibit, “Blodgetts: 100 Years of Family History,” takes
My Suburban Life / Posted 14 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – A new exhibit, “Blodgetts: 100 Years of Family History,” takes a closer look at each member of the Blodgett family, one of the first families to settle in Downers Grove. The exhibit kicks off with a reception from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 9... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Thoman: Downers Grove Township supports Meals on Wheels ProgramMark Thoman is supervisor of Downers Grove Township. The Illinois Compiled Sta
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 14 days ago
Mark Thoman is supervisor of Downers Grove Township. The Illinois Compiled Statutes guide Downers Grove Township, defining our mission and focusing our resources on very specific purposes. When township funds are expended in support of senior... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
All these Democrats think they can unseat Roskamwho have announced and already have fundraising networks in place. In alphabet
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 14 days ago
who have announced and already have fundraising networks in place. In alphabetical order, they are: * Sean Casten, a Downers Grove clean-energy business owner who has lent his campaign $105,0000. * Carol Cheney, who just left as an aide to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
DNA in 1994 murder points to serial rapist, not 2 men serving life, court filing claimsinvolved with the case have subsequently seen some of their cases fall apart by
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
involved with the case have subsequently seen some of their cases fall apart by DNA testing, the filing said. Fulton is represented by Kathleen Zellner, a Downers Grove attorney who has handled numerous wrongful conviction cases. Twitter @royalpr... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Student representatives to join District 99 Board of Educationserve one-year terms and be responsible for reporting on their schools to the b
My Suburban Life / Posted 14 days ago
serve one-year terms and be responsible for reporting on their schools to the board, said Janice Schwarze, principal of Downers Grove North High School. They also will be responsible for informing students of school board actions and... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove Park District presents Annual Fishing Derby at Patriots ParkThe Downers Grove Park District held the Annual Fishing Derby at Patriots Park
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 15 days ago
The Downers Grove Park District held the Annual Fishing Derby at Patriots Park Saturday. The event was co-sponsored by the Downers Grove Moose, Rod and Gun Club and the Downers Grove Park District. Adam Nawrot (from left), 6 of Darien; dad, Brian;... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Nearly 1,500 mass layoffs in Illinois in July, dominated by manufacturinga consumer goods company that markets a range of brands including Rubbermaid, S
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
a consumer goods company that markets a range of brands including Rubbermaid, Sharpie and Krazy Glue, is closing its Downers Grove office in January to centralize its writing business in its Atlanta offices. The closure affects 134 office... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Voices Carry: A student's perspective on the Manchester attackDowners Grove resident Katherine Gross will be a junior at Downers Grove North
My Suburban Life / Posted 17 days ago
Downers Grove resident Katherine Gross will be a junior at Downers Grove North High School this upcoming school year. She is passionate about journalism and hopes to go into political journalism in the future. In the meantime, she enjoys playing... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Development plans for new Downers Grove Civic Center on holdDOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove commissioners are expected to revisit the communi
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 18 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove commissioners are expected to revisit the community’s long-term plans at an August meeting, but a proposal for a new village complex remains tenuous at best, one village commissioner said. “I anticipate the issue going... Read more
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