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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 who was reported missing on Saturday morning, has been located.
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!
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.
District 181 Shares Information for Potential Candidates in April 2015 Election

District 181 Shares Information for Potential Candidates in April 2015 Election

District 181 has posted information on its website related to the April 2015 election to provide resources for potential candidates.
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.
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.
Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Residents Star in & Direct THE GRAVEDIGGER

Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Residents Star in & Direct THE GRAVEDIGGER

Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Residents Star & Direct the World Premiere of THE GRAVEDIGGER at First Folio Theatre
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.
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?
Contingency Plan Not Ready Despite School Board Statement

Contingency Plan Not Ready Despite School Board Statement

A majority share of students must attend schools with qualified instructors for school days to be legitimate.
Speaker Series to Kick Off Oct. 7 with Author Rosalind Wiseman

Speaker Series to Kick Off Oct. 7 with Author Rosalind Wiseman

Wiseman is known for her books “Queen Bees & Wannabes” and “Masterminds & Wingmen.”
JOBS: Riverside Parks and Recreation Seeks Instructors, Office Assistant

JOBS: Riverside Parks and Recreation Seeks Instructors, Office Assistant

If you have a special skill that you would like to share through the Riverside Parks & Recreation Department, please contact Annie Hanrahan.
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.
OPINION: Parent Says School Board Cannot Censor Names from Public Records

OPINION: Parent Says School Board Cannot Censor Names from Public Records

Yvonne Mayer, Dist. 86 parent, sent a letter Wednesday to the school board to follow up her comments from Monday's board meeting.
Hinsdale Central Football Coach Named 'Bears Coach of the Week'

Hinsdale Central Football Coach Named 'Bears Coach of the Week'

Head coach Dan Hartman is invited to Soldier Field on Dec. 21 for formal recognition.
Hinsdale Teachers Take Step Toward Possible Strike

Hinsdale Teachers Take Step Toward Possible Strike

The Dist. 86 board of education has seven days to submit its offer in response to the union.
Magician Sparks Grandparents' Day Magic

Magician Sparks Grandparents' Day Magic

Birches Assisted Living residents celebrate Grandparents' Day with a mesmerizing performance from magician Jeanette Andrews.
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.
Craigslist Sex Ad Mysteriously Appears Online After Financial Falling Out

Craigslist Sex Ad Mysteriously Appears Online After Financial Falling Out

Woman targeted in ad said she was unaware until she started hearing from gentlemen callers, cops say.