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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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Downers Grove D58 shifts money to cover bills

    Downers Grove D58 shifts money to cover bills
    Nearing the end of the school year, Downers Grove's elementary school district is essentially lending itself money to pay its bills until summer. Grade School District 58 school board members recently approved a measure to move $7.1 million of the...
  • Local Voices West: Jan. 23 edition

    Local Voices West: Jan. 23 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville, Glendale Heights, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove from the Jan. 23 TribLocal print edition.  O'Hare neighbors I cannot generate much sympathy for those in Wood Dale, Bensenville and nearby suburbs...
  • Sandack claims victory in state House primary

    Sandack claims victory in state House primary
    Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove claimed victory in a heated state House contest in which only 153 votes separate the Republican opponents, according to unofficial tallies. Sandack squeaked past Downers Grove school board member Keith Matune in the...