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Downers Grove

Downers Grove
Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

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Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Downers Grove.
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  • Police, fire departments stage school shooting drill

    Police, fire departments stage school shooting drill
    Downers Grove police and fire departments are doing training Friday morning to simulate scenarios that involve an active shooter in a school. The two departments are conducting the training exercises at Midwestern University throughout the morning, in...
  • Midwestern University expanding Downers Grove campus

     Midwestern University expanding Downers Grove campus
    Midwestern University will add a new office and classroom building and an apartment building to its Downers Grove campus. Downers Grove Village Council members voted unanimously this week to allow the two new structures at the 105-acre campus at 555...
  • Cross-town rivals to face each other Oct. 3

    The Illinois High School Association announced the football schedules for the 2014 season, and the showdown between Downers Grove North and South takes place Oct. 3 at North. North, which went 7-5 and made it to the Class 7A quarterfinals in 2013, opens...
  • Downers Grove art gallery moves to new location

     Downers Grove art gallery moves to new location
    A popular Downers Grove art gallery is starting another chapter in its new location in the downtown area. Gallery's Choice recently re-opened for business at 926 Warren Avenue, just east of the Tivoli Theater, after seven years in its previous...
  • Downers Grove Walgreens seeks 24-hour drive-through window

     Downers Grove Walgreens seeks 24-hour drive-through window
    Owners of a Downers Grove Walgreens received preliminary approval to keep its drive-through pharmacy window open for 24 hours. Members of the village plan commission unanimously approved the application for the store at 1000 Ogden Avenue Monday. The...
  • Downers Grove South graduate honored

     Downers Grove South graduate honored
    Downers Grove South graduate Nick Tenerelli was named outstanding defensive player by the baseball coaches at Augustana University. Tenerelli, made only two errors on 266 chances as a catcher, good for a fielding percentage of .993. Tenerelli also...
  • Downers Grove begins stocking up on road salt

    Downers Grove begins stocking up on road salt
    Downers Grove officials have begun lining up an extra supply of road salt to make sure the village has enough to get through another tough winter season. Village council members unanimously approved a proposal Tuesday night to buy at least 1,600 tons of...
  • 2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team

    2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team
    For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
  • Downers Grove high school workers will get pay raises

     Downers Grove high school workers will get pay raises
    Nurses, teacher's aides and other Downers Grove high school staff members will get pay bumps for the next three years under a new contract finalized with the district. The Community High School District 99 school board unanimously approved the agreement...
  • Downers Grove businesses ticketed for selling alcohol to minors

    Downers Grove businesses ticketed for selling alcohol to minors
    Five Downers Grove businesses were ticketed and will be disciplined after police officers caught employees selling liquor to minors. The establishments receiving ordinance violations were DoubleTree Suites at 2111 Butterfield Road, Marriott Suites at...
  • Downers Grove South: Wide receiver recruited

    Downers Grove South wide receiver Kaylon Miller was one of 45 athletes announced in Elmhurst College's 2014 football recruiting class. Elmhurst is coming off a 4-6 season and was 3-4 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.-Jeff Vorva,...