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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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  • Court upholds Downers Grove's revocation of massage parlor licenses

    Court upholds Downers Grove's revocation of massage parlor licenses
    Downers Grove acted within its rights when two Ogden Avenue massage parlors were ordered closed after police uncovered evidence of prostitution more than three years ago, according to an appellate court ruling The three-justice Illinois Appellate...
  • Downers Grove high schools reviewing Chromebook program

    Downers Grove high schools reviewing Chromebook program
    Downers Grove high schools are test-driving a strategy to equip all students with individual devices. Community High School District 99 is completing a pilot program in which 200 students received their own Google Chromebooks and were allowed to use them...
  • 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...
  • Man charged with breaking into Downers Grove home

    Man charged with breaking into Downers Grove home
    A Hillside man is facing a felony charge after he was accused of breaking into a Downers Grove home last week. Louis Colella, 51, was charged with one count of residential burglary, a Class 1 felony, Downers Grove Police Lt. Michael Willison said in a...
  • High schools want electronic signs in Downers Grove

     High schools want electronic signs in Downers Grove
    Downers Grove high school officials are moving forward with plans to spruce up their campuses with electronic signs. The Community High School District 99 school board recently agreed to continue talks with the village for new signs at North and South...
  • 3 expelled from Downers Grove High School D99

    3 expelled from Downers Grove High School D99
    Downers Grove High School District 99 officials on Monday expelled three students for the rest of the school year and portions of next school year. School officials declined to say what led to the action and only identified the students by six-digit...
  • 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 man to compete at Special Olympics

     Downers Grove man to compete at Special Olympics
    Jeff Osowski of Downers Grove followed his father, Ray, onto the golf course as a pre-teen. Some 20 years later, the 32-year-old's skills on the links have earned him a trip to New Jersey to compete in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. "It's my...
  • 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...
  • Oberweis, who pushed to raise speed limit, has 11 speeding tickets

    Oberweis, who pushed to raise speed limit, has 11 speeding tickets
    U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, who cites his successful push to raise Illinois' speed limit as the top accomplishment of his first year as a state lawmaker, has been ticketed for speeding 11 times since 1988, according to public records. Two of the...
  • Rutherford's governor run years in the making

     Rutherford's governor run years in the making
    Standing amid a few dozen supporters inside an Italian restaurant in Downers Grove on a recent Thursday night, Dan Rutherford drew an analogy to explain the setbacks in his bid for governor. "Do you all know what a manatee is?" asked Rutherford, an avid...