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  • Will ranked 25th healthiest county in Illinois

    Will ranked 25th healthiest county in Illinois
    Will County ranks in the top quarter of Illinois' healthiest counties, according to the results of a study released this week. Will checked in as the 25th healthiest county out of the state's 102 counties, according to data from the County Health...
  • Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: April 1

    Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: April 1
    The following reports were compiled with information provided by the Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville police departments: Bolingbrook •Men's clothing, a gold chain and currency collectively valued at $500 were reported stolen March 26...
  • Moraine Valley's fitness center attracts a crowd

     Moraine Valley's fitness center attracts a crowd
    When Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills opened its new 113,000-square-foot, $35 million Health, Fitness and Recreation Center, 84-year-old Don Aulwurm was waiting at 5:30 a.m. to be the first user. He and many others followed during the...
  • Leggings stir controversy at Evanston school

    Leggings stir controversy at Evanston school
    An Evanston middle school principal sent a letter home to parents Tuesday seeking to calm controversy over a dress code that appears to ban girls from wearing leggings in certain cases — a rule that is under review after some parents complained that...
  • 3 options for indoor pool surface in Glen Ellyn

    3 options for indoor pool surface in Glen Ellyn
    With a study on the feasibility of an indoor swimming pool in Glen Ellyn concluding that either a smaller or larger version could be self-sustaining, the enthusiasts who raised the money for the document hope to persuade park district officials to put the...
  • Glen Ellyn parks officials to consider pool plan

     Glen Ellyn parks officials to consider pool plan
    With a vision for an aquatics facility in hand, board members from the Glen Ellyn Park District will now have to decide if the time is right to move forward with a plan to build a long-debated indoor pool. More than 60 residents attended a recent public...
  • District 225 considering new, better tech devices for future students

    District 225 considering new, better tech devices for future students
    New technological devices may be on the horizon for students and teachers at Glenbrook High School District 225 in the 2014-15 school year. District officials recently discussed buying more advanced, durable devices for its one-to-one technology...
  • Local Voices Lake: March 20 edition

    Local Voices Lake: March 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Lincolnshire, Mundelein and Highland Park. There oughta be a law! Whereas, unregulated snowfall is a health hazard if not removed from walkways; and Whereas, a large amount of snow leads to destruction of property when...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • Retro details pack Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort

    Retro details pack Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort
    Leftovers from this week's grand opening of Universal's Cabana Bay Beach resort hotel: •Ten shuttle buses run between the hotel and theme parks, and they're painted to resemble woody station wagons. (From a few angles, you can see a surfboard...
  • Larry Scott dies at 75; champion bodybuilder

    Larry Scott wasn't exactly a 98-pound weakling — he weighed in at 120 — but his life changed forever after he ran across a stack of bodybuilding magazines in an Idaho city dump. The scrawny 16-year-old started working out in private, doing...