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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Flood recovery efforts underway in Downers Grovein our basements,” Blair said. Gail Tatterson, of the 1200 block of Gilbert Av
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 5 hours ago
in our basements,” Blair said. Gail Tatterson, of the 1200 block of Gilbert Avenue, said stormwater has been a problem in Downers Grove for many years. “We have to stop talking about remediation, and we have to talk about what’s causing it,”... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
London calls Downers Grove North marching band99 marching parade to participate in the parade,” said Brayer Teague, chairman
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 20 hours ago
99 marching parade to participate in the parade,” said Brayer Teague, chairman of the school’s fine arts department. The Downers Grove North band participated in the parade in 2011. The Downers Grove South High School band also has marched in the... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Cookbook Queen: Valerie BertinelliBetty White, and much more. Fans can meet Bertinelli and get their book autogr
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 23 hours ago
Betty White, and much more. Fans can meet Bertinelli and get their book autographed by the star at Anderson’s Bookshop in Downers Grove, on Sunday, October 22 at 2 pm. Tickets to this special event are available exclusively at... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove and Westmont for Oct. 18police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a
My Suburban Life / Posted yesterday
police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proved guilty in court. DOWNERS GROVE • Two customers reportedly left without paying for their meals between 8:10 and 8:24 p.m. Oct. 7 at Sushi... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
District 99 holds master facility plan informational meetingsa $300,000 home; limiting the scope of the improvements to $81.6 million, inclu
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted yesterday
a $300,000 home; limiting the scope of the improvements to $81.6 million, including eliminating the auditorium expansion at Downers Grove South and the new gymnasium at Downers Grove North, resulting in no tax rate increase; or not reinvesting in... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Lyons Township’s Danny Kilrea repeats as Silver champto have the home-field advantage,” Kilrea said. The Lyons boys (74 points) fin
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
to have the home-field advantage,” Kilrea said. The Lyons boys (74 points) finished second to 3A state title contender Downers Grove North (34) and one point ahead of Hinsdale Central. Also earning all-conference honors with top 16 finishes for... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Cross Country: Jack Roberts, Downers Grove North boys repeat as Silver champsJack Roberts is moving on up, and moving Downers Grove North with him. Roberts
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
Jack Roberts is moving on up, and moving Downers Grove North with him. Roberts, a junior, won last year's West Suburban Conference Silver Meet sophomore race by 28.2 seconds. On Oct. 16, the junior contributed to another impressive feat by the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove Amtrak employee pleads guilty to steering work to wife's businessBenjamin Sheets, 50, of Downers Grove, who worked as the head of Amtrak transpo
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
Benjamin Sheets, 50, of Downers Grove, who worked as the head of Amtrak transportation at Union Station, admitted in federal court Oct. 12 that he steered work to his wife’s company to photograph Amtrak’s “Polar Express” train event last holiday... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Cross Country: Home sweet home – Lyons' Danny Kilrea repeats as Silver champto have the home-field advantage,” Kilrea said. The Lyons boys (74 points) fin
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
to have the home-field advantage,” Kilrea said. The Lyons boys (74 points) finished second to 3A state title contender Downers Grove North (34) and one point ahead of Hinsdale Central. Also earning all-conference honors with top 16 finishes... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Roskam has big cash lead over Democrats hoping to replace himtheir campaign funds at the end of September. Carole Cheney of Aurora was seco
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
their campaign funds at the end of September. Carole Cheney of Aurora was second to Mazeski with $91,000. Sean Casten of Downers Grove had $100,000. Becky Anderson Wilkins of Naperville reported $64,000. Amanda Howland of Lake Zurich, who ran... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Former state Rep. Sandra Pihos charged with retail theftBreen in the Republican primary race for Illinois House District 48. The 48th
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
Breen in the Republican primary race for Illinois House District 48. The 48th District covers all or part of Lombard, Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Oakbook Terrace and Wheaton. Pihos served in the General Assembly from January 2003 to January... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
SEASPAR to host trivia challenge fundraiser in Downers GroveThe event will take place at American Legion Post 80, 4000 Saratoga Ave., Downe
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
The event will take place at American Legion Post 80, 4000 Saratoga Ave., Downers Grove. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the games begin at 7 p.m. The trivia challenge is an informal competition. Teams answer general knowledge and trivia questions, and... Read more
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Naperville Reporter
SEASPAR to host trivia challenge fundraiser in Downers GroveThe event will take place at American Legion Post 80, 4000 Saratoga Ave., Downe
Naperville Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
The event will take place at American Legion Post 80, 4000 Saratoga Ave., Downers Grove. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the games begin at 7 p.m. The trivia challenge is an informal competition. Teams answer general knowledge and trivia questions, and... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers North wins crosstown bragging rights, moves closer to playoff berthBy both trick plays and sheer force, Downers Grove North’s football team won cr
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
By both trick plays and sheer force, Downers Grove North’s football team won crosstown bragging rights on Oct. 13 and moved one big step closer to the playoffs. The Trojans (4-4) amassed 168 yards of first-half offense to build a 14-3 lead, and... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers North wins crosstown bragging rights, moves closer to playoff bidBy both trick plays and sheer force, Downers Grove North’s football team won cr
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
By both trick plays and sheer force, Downers Grove North’s football team won crosstown bragging rights on Oct. 13 and moved one big step closer to the playoffs. The Trojans (4-4) amassed 168 yards of first-half offense to build a 14-3 lead, and... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove North wins crosstown matchup with Downers Grove SouthDowners Grove North traveled to the south side of town and defeated Downers Gro
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
Downers Grove North traveled to the south side of town and defeated Downers Grove South 29-10. Downers Grove South's Tyler Bachara (#24) waits to tackle Downers Grove North's Logan Harmon in a crosstown game at South on Friday, Oct. 13,... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Boys Golf: Six Flags – Hinsdale Central wins state for sixth straight yearOctober 14, 2017 - Bloomington, IL - Downers Grove North's Aidan Lafferty watch
My Suburban Life / Posted 4 days ago
October 14, 2017 - Bloomington, IL - Downers Grove North's Aidan Lafferty watches his tee shot sail over the water feature on the 17th hole at this year's Illinois High School Association state golf tournament on Saturday. (Photo: PhotoNews... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Latest Chicago-area rainfall reportsin waves west to east across the Chicago area. Following are the latest reports
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
in waves west to east across the Chicago area. Following are the latest reports as of 6:45PM CDT… Location/total rainfall (inches) Downers Grove…5.41 O’Hare…2.65 Midway…3.11 DuPage Airport…2.34 Aurora (Sugar Grove) Airport…3.39 Rochell... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR KENDALL…NORTHWESTERN WILL… NORTHERN GRUNDY…KANE…DUPAGE AND WESTERN COOK COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM CDT…Bolingbrook, Palatine, Skokie, Des Plaines, Orland Park, Berwyn, Mount Prospec
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
Bolingbrook, Palatine, Skokie, Des Plaines, Orland Park, Berwyn, Mount Prospect, Wheaton, Hoffman Estates, Oak Park, Downers Grove and Glenview. This also includes the Spooktacular Fall Festival. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Heavy rains in excess of 5-inches already with another 2-3-inches possible may cause significant flooding problems across the Chicago area this evening/overnightDuPage County has apparently seen the heaviest rainfall as of 6PM CDT with 5.19
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
DuPage County has apparently seen the heaviest rainfall as of 6PM CDT with 5.19-inches reported at Lisle, 4.85-inches at Downers Grove and 4.50-inches in Darien with the rain still coming down hard. Midway had received 2.88-inches and O’Hare... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Hydrology: Flood Warnings on the Des Plaines/DuPage Rivers due to heavy 2-inch rains(DeKalb Co)…2.76 Cicero (Cook Co)…2.76 Aurora (Kane Co)…2.67 Naperville (DuP
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
(DeKalb Co)…2.76 Cicero (Cook Co)…2.76 Aurora (Kane Co)…2.67 Naperville (DuPage Co)…2.62 Downers Grove (DuPage Co)…2.61 North Aurora )Kane Co)…2.47 Earlville (DeKalb Co)…2.08 Mendota (LaSalle Co)…1.93 Batavia... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
PMH welcomes new providersfour years, in June 2017 he received his Master Degree of Family Nurse Practiti
Bureau County Republican / Posted 6 days ago
four years, in June 2017 he received his Master Degree of Family Nurse Practitioner from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downers Grove. He is now seeing patients at Perry Memorial Prompt Care, Princeton. Sarah Johnston was a home health activity... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A lost city and the Old Town Ale House in new tales from Chicago explorersin Highland Park, where as a child he loved “tromping through the ravines” near
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
in Highland Park, where as a child he loved “tromping through the ravines” near his home. Elliott was born and raised in Downers Grove, which he ever refers to as “Uppers Grove.” Though both have spent most of their lives in Chicago, their paths... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Amtrak boss guilty of steering ‘Polar Express’-related contractalso served as business manager for his wife’s photo business and failed to dis
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
also served as business manager for his wife’s photo business and failed to disclose it to investigators. Sheets, 50, of Downers Grove, pleaded guilty to making false statements to Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General. The crime carries a maximum... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Amtrak employee pleads guilty to “Polar Express’ schemefrom its “Polar Express” train ride to his wife’s photo company. Fifty-year-ol
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 7 days ago
from its “Polar Express” train ride to his wife’s photo company. Fifty-year-old Benjamin Sheets of the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove pleaded guilty to making false statements to the government on Thursday and faces up to five years in prison... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove Night at the Fire House draws a crowdThe Downers Grove Night at the Fire House was very well-attended Wednesday nigh
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 7 days ago
The Downers Grove Night at the Fire House was very well-attended Wednesday night and featured many kids' activities, a station tour and equipment demonstrations. Marco La Via, 4, from Downers Grove, high fives Sparky the fire dog during the Night at... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove Night at the Firehouse draws a crowdThe Downers Grove Night at the Fire House was very well attended Wednesday nigh
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
The Downers Grove Night at the Fire House was very well attended Wednesday night and featured many kids activities, a station tour, and equipment demos. Marco La Via, 4, from Downers Grove, high fives Sparky the fire dog during the Night at the Fire... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove and Westmont for Oct. 11police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 8 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 • A purse, wallet and $400 cash reportedly were stolen between 7:30 and 10 p.m. Sept. 23 from a car... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Wheaton North football shuts out Neuqua, clinches first playoff berth since 2013in 16:53.8 for Glenbard West, fifth in the team standings with 141 points behin
My Suburban Life / Posted 8 days ago
in 16:53.8 for Glenbard West, fifth in the team standings with 141 points behind Naperville North (57), Yorkville (84), Downers Grove South (130) and Wheaton Warrenville South (131). Katie Hohe was 12th for the Hilltoppers (17:19.2) Wheaton... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove commissioner suggests tax hike to fund new civic centerDOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove commissioners sat down and talked budget Oct. 3,
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 8 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove commissioners sat down and talked budget Oct. 3, the first of several times they’ll discuss the village’s 2018 spending plan. The proposed budget does not call for increased property taxes to generate new revenue, but... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean medical school relocates to cruise shipabout 1,050 students from the Dominican-based Ross University School of Medicin
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
about 1,050 students from the Dominican-based Ross University School of Medicine will temporarily live and take classes, Downers Grove-based Adtalem said. The majority of faculty and staff will still reside in land-based housing on St. Kitts, an... Read more
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Business Wire
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces New York Stock Exchange Listing ExtensionDOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (“Roadrunner”) (NYSE: RRTS), a leading asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics service provider, today announced that it has received an extension for... Read more
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New Kerala
Government Officials Optimistic about Smart Cities even as Challenges Come into Sharper Focus, New CompTIA Report Finds - newkerala news #279365DOWNERS GROVE, Ill: As cities, counties and states across America experiment wi
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill: As cities, counties and states across America experiment with smart technologies the challenges associated with becoming a true smart community are coming into sharper focus, new research released today by CompTIA, the world's... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove vigil remembers victims of Las Vegas shootingAbout 25 people gathered in front of the church at 1047 Curtiss St. in Downers
My Suburban Life / Posted 9 days ago
About 25 people gathered in front of the church at 1047 Curtiss St. in Downers Grove for a candlelight vigil in memory of the victims killed Oct. 1 when gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire at a country musical festival outside the Mandalay Bay Resort... Read more
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Hodgkins Suburban Life
Senior health fair to be Oct. 13 in Lemontwill participate in the fair, which is sponsored by state Rep. Jim Durkin, R-We
Hodgkins Suburban Life / Posted 9 days ago
will participate in the fair, which is sponsored by state Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, and state Sen. John Curran, R-Downers Grove, according to a news release. Seniors will have the opportunity to receive screenings for hearing, blood... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Boys Golf: Josh Lundmark, Hinsdale Central win sixth straight sectionalwe've got it in us (to win it again)." Also advancing to state was Hinsdale So
My Suburban Life / Posted 9 days ago
we've got it in us (to win it again)." Also advancing to state was Hinsdale South sophomore Colin Lyster, who shot a 75. Downers Grove North's Aidan Lafferty advanced to state as a sophomore at last year's sectional with a score of 74 last year.... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Roundup: Lyons football holds off Downers Grove NorthTownship The Lions (6-1, 3-1 West Suburban Silver) forced a fumble on the last
My Suburban Life / Posted 9 days ago
Township The Lions (6-1, 3-1 West Suburban Silver) forced a fumble on the last play of the game to hold off Downers Grove North 31-28 on Oct. 6. Lyons, which clinched a playoff spot, plays at Hinsdale Central next. BOYS GOLF Lyons... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove Golf Club celebrates 125 years of great golf30 of his Chicago Club colleagues to contribute $10 each to design and construc
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 9 days ago
30 of his Chicago Club colleagues to contribute $10 each to design and construct a nine-hole golf course, according to the Downers Grove Park District. The course was ready for play in spring 1892 and became the nation’s first golf course west of... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
NIU to host suicide awareness event Thursdayof Suicide Prevention Services of America; and Vince Walsh-Rock, assistant prin
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
of Suicide Prevention Services of America; and Vince Walsh-Rock, assistant principal for counseling and student support at Downers Grove South High School. “All of these individuals have either lost someone very close to suicide or are experts in... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Cross Country: Sam McCool, Trojans edge Neuqua at Twilight InvitationalDowners Grove North senior Sam McCool began battling back from an offseason str
My Suburban Life / Posted 10 days ago
Downers Grove North senior Sam McCool began battling back from an offseason stress fracture by dominating junior varsity and open cross country races. The Trojans won’t soon forget his varsity return on Oct. 4 at Naperville North’s Twilight... Read more
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La Grange Park Suburban Life
College of DuPage celebrates 50th anniversarytoday’s Berg Instructional Center, opened in 1973. Tuition at the time was $5.5
La Grange Park Suburban Life / Posted 10 days ago
today’s Berg Instructional Center, opened in 1973. Tuition at the time was $5.50 per credit hour. Nancy Svoboda of Downers Grove has been a part of much of the college’s history. She started working at COD as a student counselor in 1972... Read more
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Forest View Life
Cicero and Berwyn present International Houby Festfeatured at the 49th annual International Houby Fest in Cicero and Berwyn on Su
Forest View Life / Posted 10 days ago
featured at the 49th annual International Houby Fest in Cicero and Berwyn on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. Rick Bubula (left) of Downers Grove and Stanley Kijek of Naperville are two of the many entertainers playing at the 49th annual International Houby... Read more
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The Christian Post
Chicago Pastor Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Defrauding Children's Food Program, Spending $450K on Selfguilty to wire fraud and money laundering while his wife pled guilty to theft o
The Christian Post / Posted 11 days ago
guilty to wire fraud and money laundering while his wife pled guilty to theft of government funds. Anthony Hall, 50, of Downers Grove, another pastor and administrator of the food program in 2010, was sentenced to five years of federal... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Pastor Sentenced for Defrauding Food Programalso pleaded guilty in May to one count each of theft of government funds, pros
NBC Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
also pleaded guilty in May to one count each of theft of government funds, prosecutors said. Anthony Hall, 50, of Downers Grove, another pastor and administrator of the food program in 2010, was sentenced to five years of federal... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Why one hospital system is cutting while bulking upare increasingly paying hospitals for the quality rather than the amount of car
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 days ago
are increasingly paying hospitals for the quality rather than the amount of care they provide. More than half of the Downers Grove-based hospital system's roughly 1.5 million patients are covered by insurers that reward care providers for... Read more
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Countryside Suburban Life
Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 25-Oct. 1paper. Politicians are disgusting pigs with calculators. God save us. Proud of
Countryside Suburban Life / Posted 13 days ago
paper. Politicians are disgusting pigs with calculators. God save us. Proud of DGN football players I was so proud of our Downers Grove North football team on Friday, Sept. 29, when they played Oak Park-River Forest High School. Before the game,... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Bill and Wendy Full Showgo through the list to vote on which acts they think will be inducted. The Sing
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
go through the list to vote on which acts they think will be inducted. The Singer/Songwriter competition at Ballydoyle in Downers Grove ends this Saturday night! Suzie Jessen and Drake Bell from ‘Drake and Josh’ join the show to share more... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Ballydoyle Singer Songwriter Competition featuring Drake BellThe Singer/Songwriter competition at Ballydoyle in Downers Grove ends this Satu
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
The Singer/Songwriter competition at Ballydoyle in Downers Grove ends this Saturday night! Suzie Jessen and Drake Bell from ‘Drake and Josh’ join the show to share more information about the performers and Drake’s new EP! You can find Bill and Wendy... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove and Westmont for Oct. 4police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 14 days ago
police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proved guilty in court. DOWNERS GROVE • A purse reportedly was stolen between 9 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 17 from the hostess stand at Olive Garden, 1211... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Teen Returning From Golf Tournament Killed in Suburban Crashwith a Jeep Compass that was traveling west, the sheriff’s office said. Kok wa
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
with a Jeep Compass that was traveling west, the sheriff’s office said. Kok was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, where he died, the sheriff’s office said. He lived in Oswego. A 17-year-old North Aurora boy who was the... Read more
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