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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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  • 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...
  • Police reports: Selling without a permit, stolen tools

    Police reports: Selling without a permit, stolen tools
    The following items were taken from police reports in Downers Grove: A 43-year-old Downers Grove man was arrested May 5 for not paying a $67 cab fare and for drug possession. A 52-year-old Darien woman was arrested May 5 for using an invalid...
  • 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...
  • Local Voices West: April 10 edition

    Local Voices West: April 10 edition
    Letters to the editor from Woodridge, Downers Grove, Carol Stream, Batavia, Western Springs and Lisle. Suburban wildlife This is in response to "Downers Grove: Neighbors should have say on backyard chickens" (News, March 21). While health issues...
  • Upgrades planned for Downers Grove high schools

    Upgrades planned for Downers Grove high schools
    Downers Grove's high school district is poised to make hundreds of thousands of dollars to in capital improvements at both high schools. Community High School District 99 board members recently approved four separate bids worth more than $316,000 to...
  • Downers Grove, Woodridge, Westmont police blotter: April 8

    Downers Grove, Woodridge, Westmont police blotter: April 8
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove •Two car windows were smashed in the lot of Allure Motors on Ogden Avenue sometime March 28-29, causing $3,000 worth of damage. •A 22-year-old Lombard woman was arrested...
  • 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 adopts rules to reduce radon

    Downers Grove adopts rules to reduce radon
    Downers Grove is updating its building code to include new state rules aimed at reducing radon in new construction. The Village Council recently approved a mandate that all new residences in town must be built with "passive radon resistant construction,...
  • Downers Grove man gets 10 years for burglary

    Downers Grove man gets 10 years for burglary
    A Downers Grove man charged in a rash of car burglaries in the Denburn Woods subdivision in 2011 was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Downers Grove Police said. Andrew J. Walczak, 22, recently pleaded guilty to one count of residential burglary before...
  • Sandack, Matune use social media to campaign

    Sandack, Matune use social media to campaign
    Incumbent Ron Sandack and Downers Grove school board member Keith Matune are vying for the Republican nomination for the 81st Illinois House District, using social media to deliver their message to voters in the district that hits several suburbs in...
  • Downers Grove teacher a finalist for Golden Apple Award

     Downers Grove teacher a finalist for Golden Apple Award
    A Downers Grove seventh-grade teacher has been named a finalist for this year's Golden Apple Award. Meg Van Dyke, a science teacher at O'Neill Middle School, recently was listed as one of the 32 finalists for the award. Nearly 900 teachers from Cook and...