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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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  • 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 OKs Fresh Thyme grocery for Ogden

    Downers Grove OKs Fresh Thyme grocery for Ogden
    Downers Grove officials approved a proposal to build a large grocery store along Ogden Avenue Council members voted May 13 in favor of bringing a 29,000-square-foot Fresh Thyme Farmers Market to 321 Ogden Avenue, a sprawling, crumbling lot that sits...
  • Downers Grove's Rone making a mark at North Central

    Jake Rone, who prepped at Downers Grove South and played at the College of DuPage, is on the North Central College baseball roster this season as an outfielder and pitcher. The junior is hitting .318 with 17 RBI in 33 games. He had a 5-for-6 game...
  • Small Illinois primary races poll voters on big issues

     
    Wednesday's print column Is there still political life in the anti-gay marriage movement? Are union forces strong enough to win a battle with the Democratic establishment over pension reform? These questions are central to two of the most interesting...
  • 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...
  • Candidates for state House clash over arrest, 'threat'

     Candidates for state House clash over arrest, 'threat'
    A candidate for state representative issued a press release about a 23-year-old misdemeanor arrest, saying he believes his opponent threatened to make it public. Keith Matune, who is seeking the Republican nomination for a seat in the Illinois House,...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Local Voices West: Feb. 06 edition

    Local Voices West: Feb. 06 edition
    Letters to the editor from Lisle, Downers Grove, La Grange, Batavia and Glen Ellyn. Francis fan I have liked all the popes, but Francis seems to be finding and hitting a long lost chord that is resonating quite well with our times. It is as if we...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week
    Chicago Restaurant Week is back — bigger and extended. Running a full 14 days (Friday through Feb. 6), this seventh annual rendition is officially the longest ever. In practice, though, the promotion, in which participating restaurants offer...
  • Downers Grove summer camp fees rising

     Downers Grove summer camp fees rising
    Downers Grove parents will shell out a few more dollars for children to attend summer sports camps through the high school district this year. The Community High School District 99 school board recently voted to bump up summer camp fees by $10 in all...
  • Pedestrian dies in Downers Grove accident

    Pedestrian dies in Downers Grove accident
    A Bolingbrook man died late Saturday night after he was hit by a car in west suburban Downers Grove, police said Sunday. Stephan Szela, 60, was crossing the street at the 4200 block of Main Street around 9:15 p.m. when a vehicle driving south in the...