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Downers Grove craft beers from Emmett's Ale House served at Rotary GroveFest.
This summer's Downers Grove downtown carnival features a new beer and a favorite brew from one of the village's most popular haunts.
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Financial incentive lures trade show company to Downers Grove.
A trade show registration company will move its headquarters to Downers Grove later this year after the village agreed to discount building permit fees as an incentive.
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Downers Grove softball player honored with award.
A Downers Grove North High School senior has been honored as one of the state's top softball players.
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Western Springs eighth-grader ties for 5th place in national spelling bee finals. Alia spelled words the words "quebrada,""collyrium," "buñuelo," and "brindisi" to finish 5th.
A west suburban eighth-grader finished in the top six of the Scripps National Spelling Bee championship finals this evening.
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Downers Grove teen recites 3,141 digits of Pi by heart, then does nearly 300 for us on video in one minute.
Each year Downers Grove North High School conducts a contest for students to recite the most digits from memory of the never-ending mathematical figure known as pi.
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Evanston police say man killed by police after a robbery is the man who shot dead two brothers in their tobacco shop in July.
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Downers Grove District 58 approves raises for teachers, maintenance workers in new contracts.
Downers Grove elementary school teachers and maintenance workers agreed to new employment contracts this week that will bump up salaries and increase some pensions over the next four years.
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DNA links Holly Staker murder to separate killing nearly ten years later.
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Suburban same-sex couples marry under new law.
Barb McMillan and Roseann Szalkowski wore wedding bands on their right hands during the three years of their civil union.
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Suburban students, including Nafisa Asad of Downers Grove's Herrick Middle School, prepare to compete in Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Nafisa Asad's plans for the end of the school year did not initially include a trip to Washington, D.C.
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Bit of a labor of love for this story. Big ups to Anthony Souffle for the terrific photo!
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Chicago Tribune reporter. I cover Downers Grove for the Tribune and our weekly TribLocal publication. Follow me @rhodes_dawn
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Once chucked it all to go live in Japan for a year.
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  • Northwestern University
    Journalism, 2009
  • University of Michigan
    French, 2005
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