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New nurse takes on crucible of COVID

When Hinsdale native Andrea Kopp decided to pursue nursing as a livelihood, she never expected to launch her career in the middle of pandemic. Now, almost two months into her nurse... — Updated 9/15/2021

COVID-19 cases tick up this week in Hinsdale

Thirty-four new Hinsdale residents have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week. The DuPage County Health Department reported 32 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported two new cases. That brings the... — Updated 9/15/2021

Tollway project affects Hinsdale drivers

Residents who were hoping to get a slice of pizza or a burger at the Hinsdale Oasis one last time before it closed are out of luck. After being told the portion of the oasis that extends over Interstate 294 would close at the end... — Updated 9/15/2021

On a clear day

This aerial view captures not only the new turf and bleachers at Hinsdale Central's Dickinson Field and the school's new tennis courts but also the Chicago skyline in the... — Updated 9/15/2021

Red Devil Nation's Salute to Service

The HC Dawgs Club and Hinsdale Central Football Club held their annual Salute to Service Friday night at Dickinson Field. The clubs invited first responders, active military and... — Updated 9/15/2021

Just1Mike Foundation donates AED to park

The village of Hinsdale and the Just1Mike Foundation will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication of the first 24/7 SaveStation public access defibrillator at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Burns Field, 320 N. Vine St. The... — Updated 9/15/2021

D181 invests in its schools over summer

Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 spent more than $2 million over the summer making improvements to its facilities. “The work has been very swift and has had a huge impact on the schools,” board member Sarah... — Updated 9/15/2021

This week's cover

A great night to be a Red Devil fan - Hinsdale Falcon Football players and cheerleaders got a chance to greet the Red Devils as they took the field Friday night. The Falcons also... — Updated 9/17/2021

Crossings to close this weekend

The Garfield Avenue and Lincoln Street railroad crossings in downtown Hinsdale will be closed during the evening and overnight hours this weekend to facilitate the replacement of railroad ties. The Garfield and Lincoln crossings... — Updated 9/15/2021

Once upon a time

Early football - From Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," this photo shows the Hinsdale football town team. The game was against Downers Grove in 1913. Only one... — Updated 9/15/2021

Software CEO loves to learn, help others

Employers aren't only concerned with what they can get from their employees. Good employers also want to ensure their employees are getting all they can from their workplace.... — Updated 9/15/2021

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Sept. 15. DUI arrests • Luis Jose Ciprian, 39, 2852 W. 128th Place, Blue Island, was arrested for felony aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol (third violation), two... — Updated 9/15/2021


What does the American Legion do for vets? Last weekend's 20th anniversary 9/11 commemorations reminded Americans both of the tremendous loss suffered and the stirring acts of... — Updated 9/15/2021

New voices join pool of contributing columnists

Today I have the privilege of introducing you to our new contributing columnists. We have quite a big group this year, so I will keep my opening comments brief. Before I jump in,... — Updated 9/15/2021

Daughter honors mom's many contributions to village

I wanted to recognize a beautiful and spirited woman in our community and local interior designer, my mother, Mary Anne Herring. In 1986 my mom opened a home design store called Robin’s Egg Blue in Hinsdale, which had a... — Updated 9/15/2021

That pesky 'just' doesn't bother me

As I'm sure was the case for many, this summer marked my family's maiden voyage from Hinsdale in 18 months. It was our first plane ride, first meal in a restaurant and first time... — Updated 9/15/2021

Fall brings out the best in the town we all love

The autumnal equinox at 2:20 p.m. Sept. 22 heralds the arrival of what some — including many at this newspaper — believe to be the best season of the year: fall. Yes, we know some have labeled Sept. 1 as the start of... — Updated 9/15/2021

Not just another opening, another show

By Pamela Lannom [email protected] The return of Broadway shows in New York has created a lot of buzz in the entertainment industry. Not to be left behind, three local... — Updated 9/15/2021

Pet pic of the week

Miss Kitty is a tabby cat who is looking for her new family. She would do well with kids 13 and older. She's a silly and playful 2-year-old whose adoption fee is $75. The Hinsdale... — Updated 9/15/2021

Examining expectations as a new school year begins

The beginning of school is generally a steep climb for parents. Keeping up with the emails, forms to sign, supplies needed and scheduling extracurriculars is a major task. Add on... — Updated 9/15/2021

Hanson 70th anniversary

Don and Rolene Hanson were married Sept. 6, 1951 in Battle Creek, Mich. Early years saw them teaching in several Adventist Academies. Don's first role in health care was as an... — Updated 9/17/2021

Student athlete profile

Name: Isabella Terry Year: senior Hometown: Hinsdale When did you start running? I first started running in middle school, but then I did not end up going out for the cross country... — Updated 9/15/2021

Hinsdale Falcons

9U FALCONS EARN another win Two teams that had not beaten or scored on came to battle Sunday morning. The Oswego Panthers arrived at Dickinson Field looking to continue their early season success. The Hinsdale Falcon 9U players... — Updated 9/15/2021

Krueger keeps HC boys golf on course

Central varsity boys varsity golf coach Jess Krueger recalled a standout Hinsdale Central golfer years ago boasting in the team van about his superior shot-making skills. Krueger,... — Updated 9/15/2021

HLL 10U All-Stars capture state championship

The Hinsdale Little League 10U District All-Star team ending its seasons with an 11-0 record and wins at each of the three tournaments on the path to becoming Illinois state champions: District (played in Burr Ridge), Sub-State... — Updated 9/15/2021

Instant replay

Hinsdale Central golfer Jack Mulligan chips in on the first hole at Hinsdale Golf Club Monday and teammate Michael Spitzer holds his follow-through pose after teeing off on the... — Updated 9/15/2021


Cross country, boys Sept. 11 @ First to the Finish Invite V places 2nd with 135 points Watcke, 1st, 14:50 Bandukwala, 29th, 15:39.8 Revord, 32nd, 15:43.3 Gamboa, 37th, 15:46.3 Miller, 40th, 15:48.7 Hill, 41st, 15:50.40 Reddy,... — Updated 9/15/2021

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