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  • Summer means fresh vegetables

    Kohlrabi, kale, onions, tomatoes, sweet corn and more have been on my mind while wondering farmers markets on these warm days of summer. This time of ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Durbin, Madigan and tax avoidance

    To the editor:As Sen. Durbin rails against businesses who are deserting America to avoid high taxes, ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Off the Deep End: An admitted worrier

    I’m a worrier, and, according to tabloid headlines, I’m right to agonize over everything. I know this because bad things do happen to perfectly innoce ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grove: Change at community colleges is crucial, at Morton, it defines us

    This July 24 and 25, Morton College hosted the summer meeting of the National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges (NACTC), an organization of ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Cummings: Small business and college interns make great summer partners

    As college students eagerly head back to school later this month, some of them will be returning to campus with a summer’s worth of real life career e ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Langton: Prioritizing school safety

    The safety of our children is a top priority for Addison School District 4. Our schools have always ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to the Community House and it's newest program, Charlie's Gift Autism Center. The center provides physical and occupational therapy, as well ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Editorial: A disturbing lawsuit

    In early July, Tom Leverso, former attorney for Avon Township, sued it for money he said he was owed. It appears the township will now pay him, saying ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: The used book sale this week at First Church of Lombard will fund several scholarships, including one for a Glenbard East High School stude ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: The used book sale this week at First Church of Lombard will fund several scholarships, including one for a Willowbrook High School student ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: A mother from Elmhurst is turning personal tragedy into an opportunity to educate others about the threat of overdosing on drugs. Last week ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Roskam: Fighting human trafficking in the foster care system

    For too many children in the foster care system, their lives have been filled with instability, abuse, and neglect. Often these children are passed fr ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Vogl: Out is the new in

    “Outside!” How many times did you hear that growing up? This command typically was issued from my harried parents to my siblings and me pretty much an ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Lipinski: Time to stop 'kicking the can' on transportation

    Recently, Congress passed a bill to move about $10 billion into the Highway Trust Fund to prevent a cutback in road construction and transit funding. 
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Geneva Lake has something local lakes do not

    On a very hot Saturday in late June, I was mowing the lawn and thinking how much I wanted to jump in a lake to cool off.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 12:30 pm
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