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 By Julie Liesse    Pulse 

Looking for a new way to engage with library?

While my son was growing up, I was deeply involved in our local schools - as PTO president at Hinsdale Middle School and on different task forces and groups related to Districts... — Updated 10/21/2020


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Virtual rotary run keeps pace The Virtual Rotary Run Charity Classic netted $80,000, almost as much as last year’s successful race. “Our goal this year, as always, is to positively impact the lives of many area residents,... — Updated 10/21/2020



How can people learn more about artificial intelligence? What does a high school student do when she can't find adequate resources to fuel her interest in artificial intelligence?... — Updated 10/21/2020


Hinsdale logs 23 new cases in the past week

Twenty-three Hinsdale residents have been diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 over the past week. The DuPage County Health Department reported 19 new cases and the Cook County Health Department reported four new cases.... — Updated 10/21/2020


Ask the experts - PRINCIPALS IN DISTRICT 181

What do you enjoy most about leading a school? October is National Principals Month. To mark the occasion, The Hinsdalean asked principals in Community Consolidated District 181 abo... — Updated 10/16/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Trivia, Trebek and lifelong wish granted

Kristin Hucek was a week away from her wedding day on Aug. 1 when her phone rang. It was the casting office for "Jeopardy!" telling the bride-to-be she was now a contestant-to-be. "... — Updated 10/15/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Student athlete profile

Name: Katie Wilson Year: senior Hometown: Hinsdale When did you first start running? I started running my freshman year. I was not very good when I first started. I always heard... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Sports

Fundraiser to help prevent teen deaths

Kristy Brindley's heart goes out to parents who get a call that their high school son or daughter had an abnormal EKG at a Young Hearts for Life screening. "I know that's going to... — Updated 10/7/2020


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ELM SCHOOL EARNS BLUE RIBBON Elm School has been recognized as a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School, the highest award given by the U.S. Department of Education. The coveted award affirms the hard work of educators, families and... — Updated 9/30/2020


Hinsdale teen takes steps to reduce plastic waste

Anton Riegger loves just about everything about being outdoors. Everything, that is, except for the plastic waste that litters the forests, lakes and oceans that he so loves to... — Updated 9/30/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

ALCW adapts to meet needs in new ways

Re-imagining has become standard operating procedure for Assistance League of Chicagoland West members. They've had to rethink everything from how to distribute coats to... — Updated 9/30/2020

 By Karen Keefe    Pulse

Fictional characters offer vicarious return to school

A friend of mine recently texted me a picture of the iconic children's book character Miss Viola Swamp with the message, "I can't go into it right now. But I need to know what book... — Updated 9/23/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Four in D181 test positive for COVID-19

Four students in Community Consolidated District 181 have tested positive for COVID-19 since in-person classes resumed Sept. 8. A student at Hinsdale Middle School was listed as... — Updated 9/23/2020

 By Amy McCauley    Opinion

'Dream house' is in the eye of beholder

Every home has a story to tell. We live in an orange brick 1960s colonial revival. Our Realtor affectionately called it the "Leave It to Beaver House." Our house was well-loved,... — Updated 9/23/2020


Avoid tickets by parking in lot

Hinsdale police want to remind those who live and work in Hinsdale that free parking is available in the lower level of the new parking deck near the Hinsdale Middle School. The lot may be entered off Garfield Avenue just south of... — Updated 9/16/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Central, South set to re-open next month

Some students will be back in the buildings at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South high schools this month, with in-person classes set to resume until Oct. 5. Even then, only 25... — Updated 9/16/2020


Benjamin Schultz

Benjamin Schultz, 31, formerly of Hinsdale, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 1, 2020, at his home in Woodridge. Ben grew up in Hinsdale and went to The Lane School and Clarendon... — Updated 9/9/2020


Rhetorical question fit for current times

One of my friends from college used to post questions on a little dry-erase board on the outside of his freshman dorm room door. He wrote the questions for fun - and to see how we... — Updated 9/9/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Overdose spike prompts doc to speak out

Their deaths often are not recorded in the daily statistics tracking COVID-19 fatalities and often don't make the evening news. But the grief is just as profound for families of the... — Updated 9/9/2020


Dist. 181 students, staff return to school

Kristin McDaniel was happy to see her seventh-grade son Brady head back to class Tuesday at Hinsdale Middle School. "I know that he, in order to be successful, really needed to... — Updated 9/9/2020

 By Susan OByrne    Opinion

Kid favorites have adult appeal

You see them everywhere these days. Their names are Max, Tillie, Sadie, Dixie, Leo, Rocky, Pepper. They are joyful, bounding around on lawns, their entire little bodies vibrating... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Ken Knutson    Sports

Former Devils warm up to new homes

More than 30 student-athletes who graduated from Hinsdale Central High School in May will pursue their sports at the next level. In this second installment of a two-part series,... — Updated 8/19/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

D86 goes remote, D181 pursues hybrid

Hinsdale High School District 86 students expecting to have their first in-person classes today since the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools in March will instead be learning from... — Updated 8/19/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Pleasing any of the people tough during pandemic

I asked Ken yesterday what happened at the Hinsdale Village Board the previous night. "They're going with a hybrid model," he replied dryly. "Tom, Laurel and Jerry will attend the... — Updated 8/12/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

D181 moving forward with hybrid plan

Despite pleas from parents to reverse last week’s decision and return to a five-day in-person plan for reopening schools, District 181 will continue work to refine a hybrid model for the start of the 2020-21 school year.... — Updated 8/12/2020


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