- iProposed Bill Could Give State More Control Over Private Schools
A proposed bill could give the state more control over school decisions for in-person learning during a public health emergency.
- iAurora Man Pleads Guilty to Using Explosive Device in Downtown Naperville
An Aurora man has pleaded guilty to using an explosive device and throwing it into Egg Harbor Cafe in Downtown Naperville last year.
- iMurder Suspect in Julie Ann Hanson Case Extradited to Illinois
Barry Lee Whelpley, charged in the nearly 50-year-old murder case of Naperville resident Julie Ann Hanson, is held at the Will County Jail.
- iPhase 5 on June 11 Will Mean Full Reopening of Businesses and Activities
Illinois is set to move into Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan on June 11. This includes a full reopening of all businesses and activities.
- iBreakthrough in 1972 Murder of 15-Year-Old Julie Ann Hanson
Naperville police and Will County State’s Attorney’s Office said it was thanks to technological advancements in DNA and genetic genealogy.
- iTasty Bakery Family Reunited with Century-Old Cash Register
The son of the founder of Naperville’s Tasty Bakery was reunited with the cash register his father purchased in 1925.
- iWest Suburban Community Pantry Celebrates Grand Reopening
West Suburban Community Pantry celebrated its grand reopening, complete with more space for increased demand to serve the community.
- iFirst Annual “Walk On!” in Memory of Park Manager Chuck Papanos
The Naperville Park District is hosting a new walk, “Walk On!” in memory of late park manager Chuck Papanos and to support lymphoma research.
- iLocal Colleges Receive Emergency American Rescue Plan Funding
Several local colleges were recently awarded millions of dollars of emergency funding courtesy of the American Rescue Plan.
- iIllinois State Board of Education Adopts Resolution Requiring Full In-Person Learning This Fall
The Illinois State Board of Education adopted a resolution today requiring schools to have full in-person learning next school year.
- iD204 To Reduce Class Sizes, Increase Mental Health Staff
D204 will reduce class sizes in grades K-2, hire more mental health staff, and more thanks to $13 million in federal aid.
- iNaperville Students Solve Tangled Jewelry With “Polar Pocket”
Six months ago, Naperville North students Ishika Sadhukhan, Mary Crossett, and Ellie Gerner were strangers. Now, they’re business partners. Together
- iNaperville-Area High Schools Rank High In U.S. News & World Report
Five local high schools have made it into U.S. News & World Report’s top-50 list for best schools in Illinois.
- iD204 BOE Against Terminating Its Partnership With STEM School
In a 4-3 decision D204’s Board of Education voted against terminating its partnership with the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School.
- iDuPage County Tops One Million Vaccine Doses Given To Residents
Over one million vaccine doses have been administered to residents of DuPage County, with over 50% of the county’s residents fully vaccinated.
- iDuPage County Sets Vaccination Goal, Opens Walk-In Clinic
DuPage County officials announced a new goal to have 80% of the county’s population fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by July 1.
- iNaperville Central Football Violates IHSA Bylaws, Vacates Wins
Naperville Central Football is vacating 17 wins from the last three years after having been found violating IHSA transfer bylaws.
- i100-Mile Bike Race Raises Awareness & Money for Autism Therapy
Spectrum Racing partnered with The Autism Therapy Group to host a 100-mile bike race in an effort to raise awareness for autism therapy.
- iState Tournament Returns for Boys Lacrosse and Volleyball
The IHSA announced that both boys lacrosse and boys volleyball will join the other spring sports by holding a full state tournament in 2021.
- iNo Masks for Low-Risk Outdoor Illinois High School Association Sports
The Illinois High School Association made several determinations, including the loosening of rules regarding masks for low-risk outdoor sports.
- iLocal High School Football Games Canceled Due to COVID-19
Sports are unpredictable; adding a pandemic can take that to another level. Some football games have been canceled due to COVID-19.
- iD204 Student Starts Petition to Allow Student Spectators at Football Games
Local students have started a petition in response to the DuPage Valley Conference’s decision not to allow student spectators.
- iIHSA Announces Return of Spring Sports Championships
Following a meeting of the IHSA Board of directors, it was announced that the traditional spring sports that had their seasons canceled in 2020 will be able to compete for a state championship in 2021.