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The DuPage County seat's historic Cape Cods, four-squares and Victorians stand untouched in the teardown craze. Read more about Wheaton.

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The DuPage County seat's historic Cape Cods, four-squares and Victorians stand untouched in the teardown craze. Read more about Wheaton.

Find community news and events at TribLocal Wheaton.
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  • All aboard, from Chicago Botanic Garden's summertime railroad to the year-round Great Train Story at MSI

    All aboard, from Chicago Botanic Garden's summertime railroad to the year-round Great Train Story at MSI
    It started as a one-shot deal — a seven-track train layout at the Chicago Botanic Garden that was intended for a five-month run in 2000. "But it was so popular," says Dave Rodelius, a lifelong train enthusiast who oversees the Model Railroad Garden...
  • Hawks player buys condo downtown

    Hawks player buys condo downtown
    Chicago Blackhawks right winger Marian Hossa has paid $2.35 million for a three-bedroom, 3,940-square-foot condo unit in a Streeterville high-rise. Last summer, the NHL veteran Hossa, 31, joined the Blackhawks when he signed a 12-year $62.8 million...
  • Staff Sgt. Robert Miller: The story of the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient

     
    Robert Miller joins only some 3,400 recipients of the country's highest military honor in its history....
  • Restrictions on sex offenders lack sense, common and otherwise

     
    I wish I could tell Walt Teichen not to worry, that common sense will surely prevail in the sad, scary story of his son. But I would be lying. His son is a sex offender, and when it comes to......
  • September 3: Adopt A Pet - DuPage County Animal Care and Control

    September 3: Adopt A Pet - DuPage County Animal Care and Control
    Friend Fur Ever Festival Saturday, September 18th In conjunction with the DuPage Convalescent Center's Fall Festival Dog Walk: 10:30 a.m. Festival: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration Open at 9 a.m. DCACC Shelter 120 N. County Farm Road Wheaton www.dupageco....
  • Floor plans: Laying it all out

    Floor plans: Laying it all out
    When it comes to new-home floor plans, the rules have changed. "The rule is no longer 'buy as much as you can afford, and it will increase in value later.' It's 'buy what you need,'" said Kermit Baker, chief economist at the American Institute of...
  • Harrisburg Native to Receive Congressional Medal of Honor

    Harrisburg Native to Receive Congressional Medal of Honor
    A Harrisburg native will receive the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for conspicuous gallantry by President Barrack Obama on Wednesday, October 6. Green Beret Staff Sergeant Ro bert J. Miller will be honored for his heroic actions in Afghanistan...
  • Plant yourself at a garden sale

    Plant yourself at a garden sale
    Plant sales offer splendid opportunities to buy a variety of plants – often unusual and/or heirloom varieties hard to find anywhere else, and a chance to talk shop with fellow gardeners. Most sales are held rain or shine; each listing has contact...
  • Many driver's ed cars have poor crash ratings

    Many driver's ed cars have poor crash ratings
    A west suburban school district puts its driver's education students in a fleet of Chevy Cobalts, small cars that earn poor side-crash ratings. A Will County district teaches fledging drivers in cars that are more than a decade old. And some north...
  • Woman fights for custody of child she left in Wheaton yard

    Woman fights for custody of child she left in Wheaton yard
    The imprisoned mother of a 2-year-old boy named Joshua is fighting for custody of the child she left whimpering in a neighbor’s yard in Wheaton shortly after his birth. Nunu Sung, 26, is due to be paroled in January after serving part of a three-...
  • In with the old: Homeowners, builders recycle the past with architectural salvage

    In with the old: Homeowners, builders recycle the past with architectural salvage
    Anchor a stairway with an antique cast-iron newel post. Dress a window with vintage schoolhouse maps instead of shades. Turn a jettisoned apothecary cabinet into a bathroom vanity. Adorn walls with mantels from previous lives. Use those tips and many...