| Aug 11, 2014
To Pamela Paulsen, school bake sales aren't about promoting obesity and peddling brownies to impressionable children.
They're chances to teach kids about leadership skills, helping others and moderation.
"I'd rather have them give back to society with...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Former Wheaton St. Francis volleyball standout McKenna Kelsay is a sophomore on Illinois' roster.
Last year Kelsay, a setter and defensive specialist, played in four matches for the Illini. She had 14 assists against Michigan State, and faced her...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:49 AM
DuPage County officials have broken ground for a new health department community center.
The $11 million center is being built east of the current DuPage County Health Department office at the county complex in Wheaton, near County Farm and Manchester...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:56 AM
The B.R. Ryall YMCA will be running before and after school programs for two elementary schools in Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 starting this fall.
Board of Education members voted unanimously on Wednesday night to approve...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Naperville's Marcey Wennlund was one of six Wheaton College swimmers who earned NCAA Division III Scholar All-American honors by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.
Wennlund graduated from Wheaton in the spring and carried the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports:
A 27-year-old Wheaton man was arrested near Childs and Sunnybrook around 4:45 a.m. July 19 and charged with driving under the influence, resisting/obstructing an officer, improper turn at...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Those who use County Farm Road near the DuPage County government complex in Wheaton should expect to run into construction work over the next two months.
The county will perform milling and resurfacing work from Aug. 4 through the end of September along...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:03 AM
The first phase of a sensory garden and playground is expected to be finished this fall in Wheaton, where the facility is touted as a breakthrough in the area to accommodate play for children with all types of abilities, officials said.
| Aug 7, 2014
The identity mix-up that thrust Lindsey M. Clark into a battle with Thrifty has finally been resolved.
Clark, first featured in the June 29 column, had tried for months to fix the car rental company's error, since Thrifty confused her with another...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter Roskam is likely to run for the third-ranking spot in GOP House leadership, according to Rep. Randy Hultgren, one of his Illinois colleagues.
“He’s letting people know that if there’s an opening for the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:27 PM
A Wheaton woman died of an apparent drowning after a boating accident on the Illinois River in Grundy County.
Emily Anne Hendricks, 24, was pronounced dead around 12:35 p.m. Wednesday by the Grundy County Coroner's Office. She was pulled out of the river...