Patch Roundup: Frank Lloyd Wright Fire, Drew Peterson Mistrial Potential
Also this week: DuPage Airport prepares for the 2012 Ryder Cup, a movie theatre proposal in Burr Ridge falters and a local boy's White House honor.
Check out any or all of the following top stories from the past week in Patch:
Geneva—Frank Lloyd Wright Home Catches Fire in Geneva—Geneva firefighters report to an early-morning fire Friday and spot flames coming from a Fifth Street home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and build in 1906.
Lisle—UPDATE: Drew Peterson Defense Moves for Mistrial, Again—The motion was made after Kathleen Savio's neighbor testified Peterson put a bullet in his driveway to intimidate him.
Glen Ellyn—Nearby DuPage Airport Will Be Hub for 2012 Ryder Cup—Elite golfers from the U.S. and Europe, as well as thousands of spectators and reporters, will be flying our friendly skies.
Burr Ridge—Mayor: Movie Theater Proposal 'Too Massive for Burr Ridge'—Mayor Gary Grasso said he is "losing interest" in a proposal from developers to bring a movie theater and bowling alley to Burr Ridge.
Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills—Michelle Obama's 'Kids State Dinner' Guest List Includes Hinsdale Boy, 12—Jonah Schaik is one of more than 50 winners of the first lady's Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and will visit the White House on Aug. 20.
Wheaton—Health Officials: Pertussis Vaccination Required for Some Students in 2012-13—Students going into the sixth and ninth grades this fall must show proof they have received a pertussis vaccination.
Batavia—Fermilab Director Oddone Announces He's Leaving—In another shakeup for the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Pier Oddone announces his retirement after eight years at the helm of America's top particle physics lab.
Elmhurst—No Deal Yet in Air Jordans Robbery—Lone suspect in Christmas Eve holdup returns to court last this month.
Western Springs—The Day That Marshall Field Sued Western Springs—In 1898, Marshall Field owned most of the property east of Wolf Road between Ogden Avenue and 47th Street (hence "Field Park.") And he took serious exception to the need for sidewalks.
Downers Grove—Police Blotter: Man at Hummer Park Talks about Killing People—A park district employee reportedly heard the man in a public park saying something like, "I've killed [expletive] again and again."
Oak Park/River Forest—London 2012: Where to Watch Ellis Coleman Wrestle—Glued to the Olympics? Tune in Monday to watch Oak Park's hometown hero.
La Grange/La Grange Park—Headed to Lollapalooza? Here's What You Need to Know—Take a look at Patch's guide to surviving the heat at Lollapalooza this weekend: what you can and can't bring, the best route to get there and more.
St. Charles—Mold Found at Norris Recreation Center—Workers discovered the mold in a racquetball court wall while the facility was closed for routine maintenance. A remediation crew is on site and tearing into the wall.