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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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  • Timeless 'Let's All Go to the Lobby' has deep local roots

    Timeless 'Let's All Go to the Lobby' has deep local roots
    It's one of the most iconic movies in American cinema history, despite its running time of less than one minute. In the film, four animated concession items — a candy bar, some popcorn, a box of candy and a soft drink — march up a movie...
  • Business litigation attorney confirmed as federal judge

    Business litigation attorney confirmed as federal judge
    The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Chicago lawyer and former federal prosecutor Thomas M. Durkin to a vacant judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Currently a business litigator, Durkin, 58, becomes the sixth...
  • Illinois Tollway '13 budget to be subject of hearings, available on-line

    Illinois Tollway '13 budget to be subject of hearings, available on-line
    The Illinois Tollway’s proposed 2013 budget will be the subject of two public meetings next week and is available on-line for review and comment, the agency has announced. The tentative spending plan covers annual maintenance and operations on...
  • Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones

     Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones
    There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
  • Hospital staffing going under the knife

    Hospital staffing going under the knife
    For a generation, hospital and nursing jobs were considered some of the safest in the economy, recessionproof. Even during the latest downturn — the worst since the Great Depression — hospital employment remained relatively steady,...
  • 1 dead after I-55 crash in Plainfield

    1 dead after I-55 crash in Plainfield
    One Joliet man died after his car went out of control, hit a median and was struck by another car and a tractor-trailer truck, on Interstate 55 near Plainfield early this morning, according to the Illinois State Police. The crash happened about 1:30 a....
  • Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control

    Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control
    Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96. Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
  • TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets

    TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets
    If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below? Check out the Illinois Department of...
  • Operation Christmas tree

    Operation Christmas tree
    Jan Ziegler can spot the veterans by their measuring tapes. "The first year, people pick a tree that's too tall," said Ziegler, who owns Ziegler Christmas Tree Farm in Elgin. "They look smaller in the field. So the next year, they measure." In addition...
  • We asked people in pre-retirement this question: What are your concerns about retirement?

    Joyce Wellhoefer, 53, Morton Grove My biggest concern about retiring is will I be able to do the things that I want to do? Will I have the health and finances to support what I want to do? I want to stay active in church and community. Also, I want to be...
  • Top 10 things to do this weekend

     
    Harper College Astronomy Day Harper College will host an Astronomy show from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Harper College Building Z, 1200 …...