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Naperville

Naperville
With a population of 142,075, Naperville now sprawls nearly 40 square miles in DuPage and Will counties. It gets accolades for its schools, parks and library.

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With a population of 142,075, Naperville now sprawls nearly 40 square miles in DuPage and Will counties. It gets accolades for its schools, parks and library.

Read more about Naperville, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Naperville.
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  • Clean coal dream a costly nightmare

    Clean coal dream a costly nightmare
    Sold on a promise of cheap, clean electricity, dozens of communities in Illinois and eight other Midwest states instead are facing more expensive utility bills after bankrolling a new coal-fired power plant that will be one of the nation's largest sources...
  • Silver Cross Hospital plans move to New Lenox

    Silver Cross Hospital, a Joliet institution since 1892, has unveiled a $400 million plan to build a new 600,000-square-foot facility about three miles east in New Lenox and move there by 2011. With rapid population growth in the area, the current 50-acre...
  • Illinois school test scores: Income-based gap proves hard to close

    Illinois school test scores: Income-based gap proves hard to close
    Surrounded by sports fields and suburban lawns, Hadley Junior High School could be the envy of the state. Nine of every 10 students at the Glen Ellyn school passed state exams in reading and math, according to the 2009 Illinois School Report Card made...
  • Exercise Balls in the Classroom?

    Exercise Balls in the Classroom?
    Donna Yehl's fourth-grade students bob behind their desks, heads going up and down as if they sat on the deck of a rolling ship. But it's not a bad case of fidgeting. The two dozen kids in Yehl's classroom do all of their classwork perched on exercise...
  • A Dorm for Healthy and Green Lifestyles

    A Dorm for Healthy and Green Lifestyles
    A 100,000-square-foot recreation center with a residence hall surrounding it is under construction at North Central College in Naperville, IL, designed to serve students interested in healthy living with a building that also is easy on the environment....
  • University of Illinois e-mails show how clout got a job

    When University of Illinois board Chairman Niranjan Shah asked for help in getting his future son-in-law a job in 2007, Chancellor Richard Herman and other top campus officials responded by essentially creating a personal job-placement service, new...
  • Surgical Tools Left Behind?

    Surgical Tools Left Behind?
    Surgery, by definition, has risks attached. And anything that cuts down on those risks is welcome. That's why one system for tracking and locating "retained objects"—things left in patients after an operation—is getting a closer look in the...
  • State cross-country: Naperville North boys, Geneva girls capture 3A crowns

    The agony was written all over the face of Naperville North's Kyle Gibson. Gibson and his Huskies teammates had just gone toe-to-toe with 26-time state champion York Saturday afternoon in the 3A state cross-country meet at a chilly and windy Detweiller...
  • Chicago fireworks: Let the pros deal with them -- that's the law

    Chicago fireworks: Let the pros deal with them -- that's the law
    Every year on July 3 and 4, Illinois residents flock to massive fireworks displays to watch things blow up in celebration of America's independence. But many of them may find smaller-scale displays right on their block -- even though in Illinois, it's...
  • Boys cross country: All-DuPage Valley Conference

    BOYS Naperville Central: Evan Thayer, Sr. Naperville North: Dan Harper, Sr; David McWilliams, Jr; John Newman, Sr; Kyle Gibson, Jr; Mike Herbert, Jr; Tyler Jermann, Soph. Wheaton North: Andrew Kaehr, Sr; Brian Schlick, Sr; Chase Kadlec, Sr; Collin...
  • Girls cross country: All-DuPage Valley Conference

    GIRLS Naperville Central: Shelby Pealer, Soph. Naperville North: Adrienne Schertz, Fr; Alex Wernette, Fr; Elle Metz, Sr; Jamie Schertz, Soph; Joanna Brodecki, Soph; Michelle Stratton, Jr. Wheaton North: Alexa Reinecke, Fr; Emily Delaney, So; Jackie...