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Archive for June, 2011

June 30th, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local News

Governor Quinn Signs Traffic Safety Measures

from a press release Governor Pat Quinn was joined by law enforcement officers, public safety officials and a bipartisan group of lawmakers Monday to sign two traffic safety measures as families throughout the state prepare for the July 4th holiday weekend. “Over the Fourth of July weekend and thr[...]

June 29th, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local Police Calls

June 2011 Police Calls

Taken directly from Winfield Police Department reports On June 1, 2011 at 4:57 p.m. an accident occurred at the intersection of Jewell and Winfield Roads.  The contributing cause was for failure to reduce speed to avoid crash and following too closely. On June 2, 2011, at 2:17 a.m., an officer on p[...]

June 28th, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local News, Local Schools

CUSD 200 High Schools Rank as Top High Schools in Illinois

from a Community Unit School District 200 press release In the 2011 “High School Challenge” published by the Washington Post, both Community Unit School District 200 high schools, Wheaton Warrenville South and Wheaton North, ranked among the top high schools in the  State of Illinois. The  lis[...]

June 27th, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local News

Forest Preserve District Budget Approved

from a Forest Preserve District of DuPage County press release Last Tuesday, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Board of Commissioners approved its operating budget for fiscal year 2011/2012. The Forest Preserve District serves as steward of more than 25,000 acres at over 60 preserves[...]

June 25th, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local News

Governor Quinn Announces $100 Million Capital Funding for Local Transportation Projects

from a press release Governor Pat Quinn  announced Thursday a $100 million capital investment to address local transportation needs and put people to work throughout Illinois. The $100 million in Illinois Jobs Now! funding will be distributed to local officials to repair municipal, township and cou[...]

June 24th, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local Events

Kline Creek Farm Offers “Celebrating the Fourth”

Photo Credit: Forest Preserve District of DuPage County from a Forest Preserve District of DuPage County press release Experience one of the country’s first holidays the old-fashioned way during “Celebrating the Fourth” at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s Kline Creek Farm in W[...]

June 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local News

Alternative Traffic Report

by Barry Dredze Rail commuters faced cancellations and delays while cyclists faced trail closures. Metra West Line commuters woke up to a slow start in their working week on Monday, June 13 as the morning commute was disrupted by understaffed trains. Metra depends on Union Pacific Railroad (UP) for [...]

June 22nd, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local Events

60+ Sellers In Village Garage Sale

from a press release Registration is complete and more than 60 Winfield-area Garage Sellers will be putting hand-picked treasures and valuable house-hold goods in their driveways on June 24 and 25 as part of the 2011 Winfield Wide Garage Sale. Now is the time for Smart Shoppers and Bargain Hunters t[...]

June 21st, 2011 - 4:25 pm § in Local News

Lost Dog in Winfield

Turk, a black lab with brown accents, weighs a little over 100 pounds, is wearing a green nylon collar with brass tags and is micro-chipped. Turk was last seen Sunday evening, June 19 near Williams and Madison Streets by Roosevelt Road. If you have any information, please contact Terry at 630-665-63[...]

June 21st, 2011 - 5:00 am § in Local Events

A Full Day of Healthy Fun With CDH-Winfield Run & Project Move

from a press release Central DuPage Hospital and the Winfield Historical Society are teaming up for a full day of fun on July 17. It will begin with the CDH-Winfield Run and continue with Project Move, featuring tours of the hospital expansion throughout the day and free health and art related activ[...]