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Images: Neuqua Valley, Metea Valley, and Waubonsie Valley High School graduations  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley, Metea Valley, and Waubonsie Valley High Schools held graduations on Sunday, May 26, at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Waubonsie Valley can't process Oswego East defense  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley's boys basketball team has come so far but couldn't get this one. In Tuesday's Class 4A East Aurora sectional semifinals, No. 3 seed Oswego ...

Savannah Smith: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Savannah Smith is a candidate for Aurora Ward 8 Alderman.

Girls soccer: Setter's play worth noticing for Waubonsie Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Grace Setter of Waubonsie Valley is the DuPage County All-Area Captain for girls soccer this season.

Patty Smith: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Patty Smith is a candidate for Ward 8 alderman in Aurora.

DuPage County Academic Team, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

This year's Daily Herald DuPage County Academic Team members hail from Neuqua Valley, Naperville North, Waubonsie Valley, Wheaton Warrenville South, ...

Baseball: Naperville Central eager to keep going  Chicago Daily Herald

Baseball: Naperville Central beat Waubonsie Valley 6-3 in Tuesday's regional game in Aurora.

Girls soccer: Shutout sends Naperville North through  Chicago Daily Herald

Naperville North defeated Waubonsie Valley in the Class 3A East Aurora girls soccer sectional championship game.

DuPage County Academic Team honorable mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the Daily Herald's DuPage County Academic Team.

Diwali Festival to feature food, fashion and fireworks  Chicago Daily Herald

Aurora's Indian American Community Outreach Advisory Board will celebrate its annual Diwali Festival from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Waubonsie Valley ...

Softball: Neuqua Valley tracks down conference crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Neuqua Valley defeated Naperville North and Waubonsie Valley to clinch the DuPage Valley Conference softball championship.

Transgender student lauds Waubonsie for its support, sense of safety  Chicago Tribune

A Waubonsie Valley High School senior said she is thankful she attends a school that is willing to take whatever steps are necessary to help students feel safe ...

Waubonsie Valley delivers its best against Neuqua Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley defeated Neuqua Valley in a DuPage Valley Conference girls basketball game.

Waubonsie Valley High Grad Dies in House Fire

Alex Kierstead, a sophomore at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, originally planned to hit the road for Aurora -- his hometown -- for the Thanksgiving ...

Chicago Sinfonietta, Waubonsie choir perform MLK tribute concert  Chicago Daily Herald

Wentz Concert Hall on the campus of Naperville's North Central College will be the setting Sunday for the first of two "MLK Tribute Concerts" with the Chicago ...

Things to do around Naperville Memorial Day Weekend: May 24 - 27  Positively Naperville

For more than 75 years, the VFW's Buddy Poppy distribution has raised millions of dollars in support of veterans' welfare and unmet needs of their dependents.

2019 MVHS Jazz Nite: Jazz Ensemble & Off the Record Concert  Naperville Community Television

The 2019 MVHS Jazz Ensemble & Off the Record concert delivers an incredibly evening of music in an unconventional setting. To create a warm and intimate ...

Things to do around Naperville St. Patrick's Day Weekend: March 15-17  Positively Naperville

Naperville VFW All You Can Eat Fish Fry open to the public – 4:30PM | Adults $12, seniors $10, children $7, age 3 and under FREE! Judd-Kendall VFW – 908 W ...

Gobble Doggs awards scholarships to aspiring entrepreneurs in community  Chicago Daily Herald

Gobble Doggs gave away eight scholarships this year with a little bit of help from cash tips. Owner Annah Mitchell decided to use cash tips she collected during ...

His father died of a heroin-fentanyl overdose. Now, an Aurora 11-year-old is fighting back against the killer  Chicago Tribune

Heroin claimed his dad last fall, and now a young Aurora boy is doing something about the opioid epidemic.

Metea principal to be honored at Heritage Dinner in Aurora  Chicago Tribune

The city of Aurora's African-American Heritage Advisory Board will host its 14th annual Heritage Dinner on Feb. 23 at Gaslite Manor, 2485 Church Road.

Clanton resigns as coach of Mighty Macs hoops team  The Beverly Review

It was a difficult decision for Mother McAuley Coach Ashley Clanton, but after seven seasons coaching the Mighty Macs basketball team, she is moving on.

Get smart: 25 best public high schools in Illinois - 2018  Herald & Review

Curious as to which public high schools are the best in our state? We've compiled a list of the top 25, and a Central Illinois school is on the list!

Report: 30 percent of 2016 Downers Grove South High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  DuPage Policy Journal

In a year when 93 percent of Downers Grove South High School seniors graduated on time, 30 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to ...

Metea principal named Aurora's African-American Leader of the Year  Chicago Daily Herald

Metea Valley High School Principal Darrell Echols will be honored by Aurora's African-American Heritage Advisory Board as its 2018 African-American Leader ...

Fox Valley schools increasingly on front line for kids' mental health  Chicago Tribune

It's not so easy being a kid today. So says adults — including researchers and educators who seem to unanimously agree depression, anxiety and other mental ...

Beach Hazard in effect for Lake Michigan Monday after 3 boys drown over weekend  WLS-TV

A Beach Hazard alert for Lake Michigan beaches in the Chicago area was issued Monday until Wednesday due to dangerous conditions.

Naperville soprano Tamara Wilson makes Lyric debut in 'Il trovatore'  Chicago Daily Herald

Soprano Tamara Wilson, a former Naperville resident, makes her Lyric Opera of Chicago debut as Leonora in a revival of Verdi's tragedy "Il trovatore." It's a role ...

Waubonsie charging station goes solar with donation  Chicago Daily Herald

New solar panels at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora now charge some student cellphones after they were installed this spring.

Newark tabs hall of fame coach, Renner, as next AD

NEWARK — It's not often when a high school is looking to replace a high-profile position, especially in such a small community like Newark, can it find a guy like ...

School District 204 E-News to the community / May 16, 2018  Positively Naperville

The following “official email newsletter,” featuring upcoming events, was distributed on May 16, 2018, to families and community members signed up to receive ...

Former Saluki assistant Walker hired as Bloomington HS coach  The Southern

BLOOMINGTON — Justin Walker has been an assistant coach at the high school and college levels, as well as heavily involved in player development with an ...

Report: 30 percent of 2016 Wheaton North High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  DuPage Policy Journal

In a year when 94 percent of Wheaton North High School seniors graduated on time, 30 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll ...

Naperville woman gets jail time for taking $50,000 from school cafeteria  Chicago Tribune

Former school cafeteria manager who stole more than $50000 to support a gambling habit was sentenced to jail time and ordered to make restitution.

Basketball: Mead leaving Dixon for Waubonsie Valley

Jason Mead made what he said is the hardest decision he has ever had to make. After 5 years in Dixon, Mead is moving on. The Dukes boys basketball coach ...

Former SIU assistant Walker eager to share knowledge as BHS coach  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Justin Walker has been an assistant coach at the high school and college levels, as well as heavily involved in player development with an ...

Waubonsie Valley Football Star Accused in Vicious, Disabling 2014 Beating of Fellow Student

Bolingbrook, IL - The ex-football player, Waubonsie Valley High School and District 204 are being sued in DuPage County Court.

Honorable mentions: DuPage County Academic Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

2017-2018 DuPage County Academic Team honorable mentions.

Record-breaking 25 sets of twins are part of Neuqua Valley HS graduation  Chicago Tribune

Neuqua Valley High School had a record number of sets of twins — 25 — in its graduating class of 2018.

Indian American Teenager's Music Foundation Launched In Naperville

Ashley's Music Foundation, a nonprofit organization that was created last year by a 16 year-old Indian-American to promote music programs in underprivileged ...

Report: 27 percent of 2016 Glenbard North High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes  DuPage Policy Journal

In a year when 92 percent of Glenbard North High School seniors graduated on time, 27 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll ...

5 things to watch this season for DuPage County football teams  Chicago Daily Herald

Football: Welcome to the 2018 season. With the start of practice on Monday, we bring you five things to watch this season.

Final mayoral forum gets Aurora students involved  Chicago Tribune

Students had a front row seat at the latest and last Aurora mayor forum, at East Aurora High School.

How District 204 candidates would solve class size problem  Chicago Daily Herald

School board candidates in Indian Prairie Unit District 204 have different ideas for how to solve the problem of class sizes well above the state average.

DuPage County Leadership Team Honorable Mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the 2018-2019 Daily Herald DuPage County Leadership Team.

Project Soapbox Gives Teens a Chance to Speak Out  Naperville Community Television

A competition in District 204 recently gave students the opportunity to have their voices heard.

Patty Smith: Who she is, why she's running for Illinois House, her positions  Chicago Sun-Times

The Sun-Times' candidate profile of Patty Smith, Republican nominee for the Illinois House of Representatives in the 84th District.

Aurora increases age to buy tobacco to 21  Chicago Tribune

Aurora has joined 18 other municipalities in Illinois by increasing the age to buy tobacco to 21.

758 - Aurora's 1st Pride Parade draws thousands - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Aurora's 1st Pride Parade draws thousands =After months of planning by Indivisible Aurora members and approval by the ...

UI grad Singhsumalee begins farewell event | Illini Sports  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Illini women's golf team tees it up for first time at NCAA championships.

Townhouses likely for Aurora site once earmarked for Metea  Chicago Daily Herald

M/I Homes is likely to receive final approval from the city of Aurora to build 171 townhouses on land formerly belonging to Indian Prairie Unit District 204 that ...

Man Who Killed 4 In Aurora DUI Crash Arrested Again  CBS Local

AURORA, Ill. (CBS) — The Aurora man notorious for a deadly car crash that killed three teens 15 years ago was arrested again Monday on domestic violence ...

Parents of Naperville Marine killed in Iraq reflect on politics, impact of 9/11 attacks  Chicago Tribune

The parents also have three words for U.S. military leaders, which they spoke almost in unison in their living room on a recent afternoon: "Don't. Go. Back."

Long-dormant hospital in Aurora set for cleanup, renovations  Chicago Daily Herald

A former hospital that's fallen into disrepair in Aurora is set to be cleaned of toxins and redeveloped into residential and medical uses.

Naperville People in the News  Chicago Tribune

Naperville residents achieve academic and professional honors.

Local High School Teacher Charged With Sex Assault  Patch

Naperville, IL - Naperville police are investigating a Metea Valley High School teacher who they say was having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Super blue blood moon is coming to Chicago area for first time in over 150 years  Chicago Tribune

The sky Wednesday morning will mark a celestial affair that hasn't occurred in the Chicago area in more than 150 years. And you can watch it without burning ...

Aurora named one of America's most diverse cities  Chicago Tribune

Online financial group calls Aurora one of the most diverse cities in the United States.

Mayor recommends fire marshal as new Aurora fire chief  Chicago Tribune

Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner on Thursday recommended Fire Marshal Gary Krienitz, a 19-year Aurora Fire Department veteran, as the new Aurora fire chief.

How IMSA helped alums ultimately lead YouTube, PayPal, Yelp, more  Chicago Daily Herald

PayPal, YouTube and Yelp all have their roots at the Illinois Math and Science Academy, with co-founders who studied at the three-year public boarding high ...

Book, tree, donations honor memory of Aurora teen  Chicago Tribune

A book, a tree and donations to a suicide prevention group honor the memory of Aurora resident Cassandra Sanchez.

Illinois Schools Make List of Nation's Best Public High Schools: Report  NBC Chicago

Two dozen schools in Illinois have been named among the top 500 public high schools in the country. Newsweek released its annual ranking of the best public ...

Former Metea teacher begins sentence for sexually assaulting student  Chicago Daily Herald

A former physics teacher at Metea Valley High School reported to a DuPage County courtroom Tuesday to begin serving a six-year prison term for sexually ...

Meet the 22 Olympic Athletes With Ties to Illinois

Every U.S. athlete heading to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the coming weeks has a story to tell, and the athletes who hail from Illinois are no ...

3 kids, 1 ISU: Redbird player's family embraces football - News  Illinois State University Stories

It was a special fall for Redbird wide receiver Scott Kuehn, and not just because of football. For the first time since elementary school, he and his younger ...

D205 Appoints Two New Assistant Principals

Elmhurst, IL - Ryan Doherty and Tim Riordan will serve in assistant principal positions.

11-year-old who lost dad to drug overdose: 'Help me stop this epidemic'  Herald & Review

AURORA — The first time I met Keagan Hernandez he impressed the heck out of me.

July briefs  Positively Naperville

In early May, five students were honored with Student Recognition Awards at the Naperville Municipal Center. These students were chosen by the Accessible ...

Aurora Police Sergeant, 37, Dies of Cancer

Aurora, IL - A visitation for Donald Corp of Naperville will be held Monday and his funeral is set for Tuesday.

Naperville Mayor's 2018 State of the City Address  Positively Naperville

Above / Accompanied by innovative Cloud 9 from Waubonsie Valley High School, KidsMatter Executive Director IdaLynn Wenhold, center, performed her ...

Lovejoy Sentenced to Life in Prison For Stepdaughters Murder

Naperville, IL - The former Naperville resident was previously sentenced for the murder of his stepdaughter, but the Illinois Supreme Court overturned the ...

Naperville Memorial Day parade honors the fallen, beats rain  Chicago Daily Herald

Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Naperville Monday to honor those soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Memorial Day parade ...

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.: A list of suburban events  Chicago Daily Herald

A list of suburban events honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

R.J. Luke resigns after three seasons as Springfield High football coach  The State Journal-Register

Springfield High School is looking for a new football coach after R.J. Luke resigned last week, ending his three-year tenure.Luke cited “personal family reasons” ...

Kinda Krazy Kustoms owner found his passion early  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Steven Ignacek said he runs his auto shop on principles of honesty, integrity, comfort and relationship-building above all else.

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Absent from Newsweeks Top-Ranked American Schools

Homewood-Flossmoor, IL - It's now been two years since a south suburban school has landed a spot among the nation's best.

McAuley Taps Former Chicago Fire Player as New Soccer Coach

CHICAGO, IL -- A former professional soccer player has been named the new head coach of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School's soccer program.

It Hasnt Sunk In Yet, Says Father of Naperville Woman Killed Crossing Road

Naperville, IL - Naperville paramedics tried to save 22-year-old woman who was hit by car Sunday evening while walking her dog.

Sycamore High explores making hours more flexible for students  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

School already lets them tailor their schedules somewhat, might expand options.

100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best public high schools.

Get a real Philly pretzel at new Naperville shop  Chicago Tribune

"I want people in the Midwest to experience what a great pretzel is like," Philly Pretzel Factory Owner Tom Berk said.

$250,000 award no comfort to family of Naperville woman killed by car  Chicago Tribune

The family of a young Naperville woman killed by a car 18 months ago while walking her dog finds no solace in the $250,000 they recently won in a wrongful ...

Suburban firefighters compete on 'American Ninja Warrior'  Chicago Daily Herald

Streamwood firefighter and Elgin resident Brandon Mears is in the finals on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior." His workout partner, Aurora firefighter Dan Polizzi, ...

Honorable mentions: DuPage County Leadership Team. 2015-2016  Chicago Daily Herald

2015-2016 Daily Herald DuPage County Leadership Team honorable mentions.

Herron: Minooka girls volleyball used Edwardsville loss to its benefit  The Herald-News

When a team that's regarded as one of the best in the state suffers a late-season defeat, it can be interpreted in a couple of different ways.

Gymnastics Adds Five Newcomers  Michigan State Athletics

Nov. 9, 2016 EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State gymnastics head coach Kathie Klages announced Wednesday that team will welcome five incoming ...

Former Fire player named McAuley coach | Sports  The Beverly Review

Denny Clanton knows that, with time, the wins will come.

The Prairie – and American Indian – State

Editor's note: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 ...

Walker continues to climb ladder at SIU | Salukimania  The Southern

CARBONDALE — Justin Walker was about to take an assistant coaching position at Kankakee Community College in 2014.

Girls volleyball: Minooka beats Benet for sectional title  The Herald-News

AURORA – As if trying to capture a second straight sectional title and the third in school history wasn't tough enough, Minooka's girls volleyball team had another ...

Yesteryear: Looking back at January in Yorkville area news  Kendall County Now

January 2013. Bristol-Kendall Firemen scheduled a meeting, looking for a group to take over the annual Fourth of July celebration in Yorkville. January 2008.

Scouting DuPage County boys track  Chicago Daily Herald

An in-depth look at DuPage County boys track this season.

Herron: Minooka saving best for last as they eye return to state  The Herald-News

Ever since they finished in second place a year ago in the IHSA Class 4A championship to the nation's top-ranked team, Mother McAuley, most assumed that ...

Aurora proudly sends gymnast Anna Li off to Olympics  Chicago Daily Herald

Anna Li got her first glimpse of a gym when she was 17 days old and started training as a gymnast at 4 years old. Now, at 23, the Aurora native is one of few ...

Illini legends, lists and lore: Single-game scoring bests  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Twenty-two years ago today — Jan. 14, 1996 — Ashley Berggren scored a career-high 43 points to lead the Fighting Illini women's basketball team past ...

Aurora college student has knack for startups  Chicago Daily Herald

Wilbur You always had the kind of entrepreneurial drive that is almost impossible to rein in, and that almost landed him into trouble when he was just 10. By the ...

Volleyball: Maddy Boyer, Batavia take second at Warrior Blast  Kane County Chronicle

Maddy Boyer is Batavia's multi-purpose player. At different points this season Boyer, a 5-foot-11 junior, has played middle hitter, outside – even libero.

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Family, friends seek support for Naperville native shot by husband  Chicago Tribune

Update on the fundraisers being held to benefit for Naper resident Janet Paulsen, left paralyzed after her husband shot her and then killed himself.

St. Charles teachers named grand marshals for Electric Christmas Parade  Kane County Chronicle

ST. CHARLES – Teachers from St. Charles North and East high schools have been selected as grand marshals for the 2014 Electric Christmas Parade, which ...

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