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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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  • 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...
  • Wolves' 17U team finishes 2nd in Chicago Challenge

    The Downers Grove-based 17U Illinois Wolves finished second in the Chicago Challenge, which drew 48 basketball teams from around the country and more than 200 college coaches to evaluate high school talent July 10-13. The Wolves were topped by...
  • 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 man ties for 30th in tourney

    Guy Sciortino of Downers Grove tied for 30th in the Illinois Open, which concluded July 23 at the Glen Club in Glenview. Sciortino fired a 225 in the three-round tournament. He opened play with a 79 in the first round, then heated up in the second round...
  • South sophomore takes 2nd place

    Downers Grove South sophomore Michaela Hackbarth took second place in the 800-meter run at the Class 3A Illinois High School Association State Track and Field Meet, which concluded over the weekend in Charleston, Ill. Hackbarth's time of 2:13.00 was...
  • Problem Solver: Hospital refund still a no-show 9 months later

    Problem Solver: Hospital refund still a no-show 9 months later
    When she went in for testing at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove on Sept. 6, Barbara Hattan was sure she would have nothing to pay. The Downers Grove resident had already reached her out-of-pocket maximum for the year, meaning her...
  • Phil Vettel on Father's Day dining

    Phil Vettel on Father's Day dining
    Father's Day is Sunday, and if you haven't figured out what to do for Dear Ol' Dad, Chicago restaurants are eager to assist. Barbakoa: Father's Day prix-fixe menu, $45, includes five-course dinner and beer or sangria flight. 1341 Butterfield Road,...
  • Downers Grove North's David Edwards picks Wisconsin football

    Downers Grove North's David Edwards picks Wisconsin football
    David Edwards is not yet sure which position he will play during his final season at Downers Grove North. What is clear is that the 6-foot-7, 235-pound rising senior will be a tight end at Wisconsin. After visiting Madison for the fourth time last...
  • Downers Grove schools switch to new school bus company

    Downers Grove schools switch to new school bus company
    Downers Grove's public high school district is chucking its school bus provider after years of poor service, and its two feeder districts have followed suit. The Community High School District 99 school board recently approved a new three-year...
  • 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,...
  • Downers Grove D99 switches to recycled paper

     Downers Grove D99 switches to recycled paper
    Downers Grove's high schools plan to spend more than $200,000 on supplies for the upcoming school year, which will include using recycled paper en masse for the first time. The Community High School District 99 school board unanimously approved bids...