| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:59 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 47-year-old Montgomery man was arrested Aug. 11 for disorderly conduct after he shouted and yelled at a clerk at the Downtown Food Mart who refused to sell him alcohol.
A 41-year-old Westmont man...
| 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
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 15, 2014
| 10:20 AM
An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2014
The Rev. Thomas J. White, a priest with Catholic congregations in DuPage County for 45 years, was the founding pastor at St. Daniel the Prophet Church in Wheaton.
"He took on big challenges," said the Rev. Ed McLaughlin, a retired Catholic priest who...