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Artfully done n Light Through the Trees Sept. 28 Morton Arboretum 4100 Route 53, Lisle (630) 719-2468 Join photographer and environmental scientist Peter V... — Updated 9/22/2022



FALLAPALOOZA n Oktoberfest Sept. 24 Brookfield Zoo 3300 Golf Road Enjoy live polka music and purchase authentic German Oktoberfest beer, bratwurst, sausages, pretzels with beer cheese and more.... — Updated 9/22/2022


Car chase from Chicago results in three arrests

Hinsdale police arrested three suspects in the Chicago shooting of a 12-year-old boy Tuesday night after a car chase through several suburbs. At the Chicago Police Department’s media briefing Wednesday morning, Chief of... — Updated 9/14/2022


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 D86 Transition Center 16W361 S. Frontage Road, Suite 126 Hinsdale Public Library Board 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23 Hinsdale Public Library 20... — Updated 8/17/2022


Jane Dahl Sakala

Jane Dahl Sakala, 97, of Hinsdale, died peacefully on July 22, 2022, her grandchildren holding her hands. Jane was born in Cleveland in 1925 to John "Bud" and Clara Pedlar Dahl. Bud... — Updated 8/3/2022

 By Ken Knutson    Experts


As a young firefighter with the Hinsdale Fire Department nearly a quarter-century ago, Jon Carlson responded to a warehouse fire in Lombard. "I remember how dark it was from the... — Updated 7/6/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Team keeps students safe in District 86

A team of individuals from several departments work together to keep students in Hinsdale High School District 86 safe, security director Kevin Simpson told board members at their June 2 meeting. “There are some unsung heroes... — Updated 6/8/2022


Once upon a time

Early multi-use building - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the hook and ladder group in front of the town hall at 25 E. First St. about... — Updated 5/25/2022


IBLP site on Ogden could be solution for two problems

Could there be a simple solution to two problems, one facing District 181 and the other the village Of Hinsdale? Unacceptable proposals for the long vacant land at the intersection of Ogden and Adams, owned by IBLP (Institute of... — Updated 5/4/2022


This week's cover

Over stuffed - Hinsdale Middle School students Adeline Hsieh, Kara Groom and Zaara Singh bring out several of the more than 600 boxes of cereal that were collected Thursday morning... — Updated 4/21/2022


Hinsdale Middle School Kindness Club helps donations pour in to help HCS Family Services

With the Stuff the Squad event taking place across District 181 last week, members of the Hinsdale Middle School Kindness Club decided to leverage the opportunity and add the ever... — Updated 4/20/2022


Once upon a time

Horse powered fire truck - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows the fire deparment's hose cart ready for a parade in 1905. "Before 1912, horses... — Updated 4/6/2022


Change batteries when setting the clocks ahead

With daylight saving time starting at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 14, the Hinsdale Fire Department urges residents to change their smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector batteries when setting their clocks ahead one hour before going... — Updated 3/9/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Parents object to D86 response to court order

As Hinsdale High School District 86 Board members plan to discuss COVID-19 mitigations at tonight's meeting, parents are upset with the way district leaders have responded to a cour... — Updated 2/9/2022


Burns Field ice rink is open

The temporary ice rink in Burns Field Park, 320 N. Vine St., is officially open. The warming house is open on Saturdays and Sundays for supervised hours. Stop by for free hot chocolate, a cozy fire and a place to escape the cold.... — Updated 2/2/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

Hladik's family questions report's validity

Hinsdale President Tom Cauley said last week he wanted to make public a 36-page report completed more than a year ago on the investigation into the death of Nicole Hladik, a 25-year-old village firefighter/paramedic candidate who... — Updated 1/26/2022


Village offers residents reminders now that winter weather is here

The first bout of winter weather has arrived, and village officials would like to share the following reminders with residents. Personnel and plowing equipment are ready for any snow or ice removal that may be needed throughout... — Updated 12/29/2021


A few safety measures can keep holiday fire-free

Residents of Kentucky, southern Illinois and three other states hit by twisters this past weekend are coping with death and destruction as many of us are preparing for Christmas festivities. These powerful storms resulted in... — Updated 12/15/2021


An abundance of reasons for which to give thanks

If we could come up with one reason to be thankful for each day of November — up to and including Thanksgiving — in 2020, we certainly can do so in 2021. Complaints seem to be in abundant supply this year. But if we stop, take... — Updated 11/23/2021


Holiday Happenings

IllumiBrew Nov. 18-19 Morton Arboretum 4100 Route 53, Lisle (630) 968-0074 Be among the first to see Illumination: Tree Lights at the arboretum while sampling seasonal beers, ciders and meads from popular... — Updated 11/17/2021


Ask an expert - It takes a village

After 15 years as a stay-at-home mom and a short stint in the real estate world, Jacqueline Gale wasn't sure where life would lead her next in early 2018. A chat with her cousin,... — Updated 11/3/2021


DST: Change batteries, clocks

Residents should do more than simply set their clocks back one hour when daylight-saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7. The Hinsdale Fire Department and the International Association of Fire Chiefs encourage residents to use... — Updated 11/3/2021


Sharing ladder truck with CH might not be best plan

Clarendon Hills Fire Department has yard signs throughout their town (“We Need Our Own To Save Our Own”) which are supporting the purchase of a new ladder/pumper truck to replace their old truck. I now hear that Hinsdale is... — Updated 10/13/2021


Can't stay quiet about Fire Prevention Week

Hear a chirp, make a change! Words to live by, literally, as smoke detectors serve as residents’ first warning of fire in the home. Keeping the devices’ batteries fresh will help keep inhabitants safe. This is Fire Prevention... — Updated 10/6/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Open house aims to entertain and educate

Capt. Andrew Ziemer of the Hinsdale Fire Department said calls regularly come in to report concerning but confusing sounds. “We get service calls all the time when something’s beeping,” he said. “‘What does that beep... — Updated 10/6/2021


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