• Principal honored
  • Recreational cannabis now legal in Illinois
  • Cynthia R. Jensen
  • St. Charles Road Bridge now open
  • House fire in Lombard
  • Christmas kick at Willowbrook
  • Cookies and Carols concert at Glenbard East
  • Principal honored

    Principal honored

    SUBMITTED PHOTOS The Illinois Principals Association (IPA) recently named North Elementary School Principal Fred Leinweber as its DuPage Region Elementary Principal of the Year. Leinweber was recognized during the District 45 board meeting at Westmore Elementary School on Dec. 16. Leinweber is currently in his 20th year with District 45. […]

  • Recreational cannabis now legal in Illinois

    Recreational cannabis now legal in Illinois

    JANE CHARMELO PHOTO Crowds like this outside of EarthMed Medical Marijuana and Cannabis Dispensary in Addison were the norm on New Year’s Day—and the day after—as recreational cannabis sales became legal in Illinois on Jan. 1. People waited hours to get inside EarthMed, which is currently the only place in […]

  • Cynthia R. Jensen

    Former newspaper manager pleads guilty to felony theft charges

    Jensen ordered to pay $274,000, serve probation   Cynthia R. Jensen, 56, of Kingston, Illinois, pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge in Walworth County Circuit Court on Jan. 10. The former business manager of Rock Valley Publishing, Southern Lakes Newspapers and the Elmhurst Independent, made a $250,000 restitution payment […]

  • St. Charles Road Bridge now open

    St. Charles Road Bridge now open

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO The St. Charles Road Bridge fully opened to traffic in late December. The construction project to rehabilitate the bridge over Salt Creek and replace the bridge superstructure began in July, causing traffic congestion in the already busy area of St. Charles Road near Route 83. The Village […]

  • House fire in Lombard

    House fire in Lombard

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Other area fire departments assisted the Lombard Fire Department’s response to a Dec. 26 fire at a Lombard residence at 92 N. West Road. Firefighters responded to the home at approximately 5:45 a.m. Two residents were at home at the time of the fire and were able […]

  • Christmas kick at Willowbrook

    Christmas kick at Willowbrook

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Willowbrook High School’s dance team performed its Christmas kick routine during halftime of the varsity boys basketball game on Dec. 20. The members of Willowbrook’s dance program have performed their Christmas kick routine to Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You,” annually for 20 years. […]

  • Cookies and Carols concert at Glenbard East

    Cookies and Carols concert at Glenbard East

    CHRIS FOX PHOTO Glenbard East High School’s music department held its annual Cookies and Carols concert recently in the foyer outside of Biester Auditorium. The Dec. 19 concert included performances from the Sorella Singers, DeCrescenDudes, the Madrigal Singers and the Honors Strings Ensemble. Members of the Madrigal Singers are shown […]

 

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