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Volunteers Wanted: Downers Grove Recycling Extravaganza, Sept. 20

Volunteers Wanted: Downers Grove Recycling Extravaganza, Sept. 20

Residents can bring items, such as paper shredding, electronics, cell phones and gently used clothing, to the event for recycling.
Help Our Community be Free of Domestic Violence, Sept. 28

Help Our Community be Free of Domestic Violence, Sept. 28

Check out some workout tips for Family Shelter Service's "Be a Hero for Hope" 10K/5K run-walk.
Man Becomes Upset When Hotel Housekeeper Sees Him Naked: Police

Man Becomes Upset When Hotel Housekeeper Sees Him Naked: Police

Man charged with disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia after screaming racial slurs and obscenities at staff, cops say.
Police Ask Public's Help In Locating Missing Downers Grove Teen - UPDATED

Police Ask Public's Help In Locating Missing Downers Grove Teen - UPDATED

Fifteen-year-old Amanda Backman was reported missing on Saturday morning was located on Sunday.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!

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Volunteers Wanted: Downers Grove Recycling Extravaganza, Sept. 20

Volunteers Wanted: Downers Grove Recycling Extravaganza, Sept. 20

Residents can bring items, such as paper shredding, electronics, cell phones and gently used clothing, to the event for recycling.
Help Our Community be Free of Domestic Violence, Sept. 28

Help Our Community be Free of Domestic Violence, Sept. 28

Check out some workout tips for Family Shelter Service's "Be a Hero for Hope" 10K/5K run-walk.
Man Becomes Upset When Hotel Housekeeper Sees Him Naked: Police

Man Becomes Upset When Hotel Housekeeper Sees Him Naked: Police

Man charged with disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia after screaming racial slurs and obscenities at staff, cops say.
Police Ask Public's Help In Locating Missing Downers Grove Teen - UPDATED

Police Ask Public's Help In Locating Missing Downers Grove Teen - UPDATED

Fifteen-year-old Amanda Backman was reported missing on Saturday morning was located on Sunday.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

Your House Could've Been a Meth Lab If ...

It smells of urine, the windows are covered in paint and the yard has brown spots. Check the national register of meth labs before you buy.
Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

Pullman Cars Back on the Rails Between Chicago and Wisconsin

For a limited time you can step back in time and experience mid-20th century Pullman railcar travel in a restored Pullman car.
Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple Orchards Open for Fall Season in Chicago Suburbs

Apple picking season is here! And we've compiled a list of some of the best orchards for pick-your-own apples and plenty of fall fun.
Five Competitor Spaces Left in Downers Grove Chilympics

Five Competitor Spaces Left in Downers Grove Chilympics

The Sept. 27 event schedule has been set, and sampling cups will cost $1.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Honoring Our First Responders: Family Fun Day This Saturday in Downers Grove

Honoring Our First Responders: Family Fun Day This Saturday in Downers Grove

Area police and firefighters will compete in an obstacle course amid a day of free family activities and entertainment.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

Solar Storm: Internet May Flare Up, But So May Northern Lights (Video)

A major solar flare launched off the Sun Wednesday, potentially unleashing a geomagnetic storm that could interrupt communications.
Downers Grove Music Club Presents the Opening of Music Season

Downers Grove Music Club Presents the Opening of Music Season

The first program will be held on Tuesday, October 7th, 7:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 1032 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove.
Rep. Sandack Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

Rep. Sandack Receives Guardian of Small Business Award

The award is issued every other year, and is based on key small business votes taken in the Illinois General Assembly.
Six Alumni To Be Inducted In South High School Hall of Fame

Six Alumni To Be Inducted In South High School Hall of Fame

Inaugural hall of fame inductees to correspond with South High's 50th anniversary Sept. 25.
Administrator Stole Link Cards From Developmentally Disabled Adults: State's Attorney

Administrator Stole Link Cards From Developmentally Disabled Adults: State's Attorney

Prosecutors say Chicago woman spent cards on gasoline and groceries.
LOCAL JOBS: Oasis, DriveNow, Marriott, Chess Wizards, Naperville Dist. 203

LOCAL JOBS: Oasis, DriveNow, Marriott, Chess Wizards, Naperville Dist. 203

Looking for a new line of work or a way to supplement your income? Check out what Patch found for you.
Roll of Toilet Paper Destroyed in Portable Toilet Arson: Blotter

Roll of Toilet Paper Destroyed in Portable Toilet Arson: Blotter

Also, man is charged with retail theft after he stole Charmin' and other items from Home Depot, cops say.