| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:48 AM
This year's 4th of July events in Wheaton will celebrate the history of the community.
The theme will be "Generations of America," to commemorate the 175th anniversary of DuPage County, said Kristina Nemetz, of the Wheaton Park District, which organizes...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Thousands of people are expected to gather soon in Wheaton, where monster trucks, horses, wild animals and crafters will mark the 60th anniversary of the DuPage County Fair.
It's an event that's changed in recent years to stay relevant, fair officials...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:01 PM
The Illinois Mercury Elite 17U squad was one of 12 teams to make it to the gold bracket of the Chicago Challenge, which drew 48 basketball teams from around the country and more than 200 college coaches to evaluate high school talent from July 10 to 13 at...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:54 AM
DuPage County Health Department officials are planning to build an $11 million community center on its portion of the county government complex in Wheaton.
It has the backing of the city of Wheaton, as council members voted unanimously on Monday to...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:05 AM
The DuPage County Historical Museum in Wheaton will be getting a new roof, thanks to a state grant.
The museum has been awarded $600,800 from the Illinois Public Museum Capital Grants Program. Museum officials applied for the grant several months ago....
| 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 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.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:54 PM
The Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. showed again this year that it is playing a long game, writing opinions that move the law in small but steady steps in a conservative direction.
At first glance, many of its decisions appear...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The city of Wheaton will be purchasing salt through DuPage County's joint purchasing program this year instead of the state's, after a record-breaking winter that left many communities in supply shortages.
Council members voted unanimously to approve...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Starting in May, Commonwealth Edison crews will begin installing wireless meters in several DuPage County communities.
The rollout will affect customers in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Lombard, Warrenville, Oak Brook and West Chicago in the coming months, ComEd...