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  • Naperville honors 9/11 victims

    Naperville honors 9/11 victims
    For months after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Brian Hastings and others on recovery teams went to work every day with the somber mission of finding victims. "It was without a doubt one of the saddest places on earth to be, but it was something...
  • Naperville hosts 9/11 ceremony

    Naperville hosts 9/11 ceremony
    Naperville will commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with a memorial ceremony Thursday along the Riverwalk. The event sponsored by the Naperville Exchange Club will begin at 6 p.m. at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial behind the Naperville...
  • Chicago-area mayoral races take shape

     Chicago-area mayoral races take shape
    For the first time in 20 years, Naperville will have a new mayor next year, prompting at least four residents to throw their hat into the ring. It's one of the many races around the suburbs that are taking shape as candidates circulate nominating...
  • Councilman files objection to Naperville mayoral candidate's papers

    A Naperville City Council member has challenged the eligibility of one of five prospective mayoral candidates to seek the city’s top elected position. Bob Fieseler filed an objection Monday morning with the Naperville Electoral Board. He alleges...
  • Homeowners group sets Naperville candidate forums

    The local election season has begun, and the Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation has wasted no time scheduling events designed to acquaint the slate of candidates with their community. More than two dozen office hopefuls have filed for positions on...
  • When interests overlap for Durbin, lobbyist wife

    When interests overlap for Durbin, lobbyist wife
    Sen. Dick Durbin has long said that he and his wife, Loretta, an Illinois lobbyist, take pains to separate their work and avoid conflicts of interest. But a Tribune investigation has found instances in which Loretta Durbin's clients have received...
  • Last Fling wraps up summer in Naperville

    Last Fling wraps up summer in Naperville
    For nearly half a century, Naperville's Last Fling has marked the unofficial end of summer (sigh) on Labor Day Weekend. Running Aug. 29 to Sept. 1 this year, festivities take place along the Riverwalk and include free and ticketed concerts, food...
  • Spruced up animal shelter reopens in Naperville

    Spruced up animal shelter reopens in Naperville
    More than a dozen people attended a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the reopening of the Naperville Area Humane Society on Diehl Road, which recently was renovated. Boyd, a two-year-old Bluetick Coonhound dog, is now kept in a new kennel, one that...
  • Councilmen want answers on downtown Naperville sound system

     Councilmen want answers on downtown Naperville sound system
    A proposal to install a sound system in Naperville's downtown struck the wrong chord with some councilmen. Officials say they aren't willing to move forward with plans for the system until they get more of their questions answered. "Right now it...
  • William E. 'Bill' Young, 1935–2014

     William E. 'Bill' Young, 1935–2014
    Bill Young's introduction to wrestling began after he was involved in a little "scuffle" while a student at Thornton Township High School in Harvey in the 1950s. "They told him either we're going to call your parents, or you can join the wrestling team,...
  • Naperville extends life of Ogden billboards

    Naperville extends life of Ogden billboards
    Two billboards on an Ogden Avenue property can stay put through 2015, following approval by the Naperville City Council Tuesday. "Frankly at this point I go east on Ogden Avenue … I don't even notice them," Councilman Bob Fieseler said. "It's...