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  • Beckley: Park district announces new strategic plan, mission, vision and values

    Having a clear vision of where parks and recreation in Downers Grove should be in the future is a vital step in reaching our goals.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to Village of Westmont Trustee Steve Nero for starting a project that he's worked on since his term began in 2011. Nero is the driving force ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Letter: Only tool the VA needs is funding

    To the editor:Rep. Roskam has an interesting outlook on the issues of slow service within the VA hos ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Flowers: Dedicated youth run NEDSRA summer camps

    NEDSRA summer camps are in full swing, and children with both physical and mental disabilities are enjoying themselves. This is all made possible with ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Smith: Elmhurst District 205 welcomes new leaders

    District 205 welcomes the following new central office administrators to Elmhurst for 2014-15:• Dr. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Editorial: Poorer districts get raw deal

    The Round Lake area is poorer than most places in Lake County, yet its residents suffer a bigger property tax burden.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Helton: Foundation mini-grants benefit District 88 staff

    This past school year, the District 88 Foundation introduced mini-grants to give back to District 88 teachers and staff.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Kuzniewski: Looking back and looking forward

    With the school year behind us, I’d like to thank our students and community for making this another memorable year filled with tremendous achievement ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Schlichting: District 105 Foundation has accomplished much already

    In just a short time, the District 105 Foundation has accomplished a lot toward its mission to make a difference in the community by empowering studen ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to the handful of local officials and Graue Mill Homeowners Association for helping secure more than $3 million in state and federal flood m ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Out Here: Many governments, little scrutiny

    We've got a total of 231 government entities – or taxing districts – in Lake County. That's one for every 3,039 residents in this county of 702,120.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Lipinski: We can never say 'thank you' enough

    June 6 was the 70th anniversary of the Allied D-Day Invasion of Normandy that cracked the Nazi’s “Atlantic Wall” and led to the liberation of Europe i ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: A pair of Villa Park siblings continue to make their mark in the tap dancing world. Lilly, 17, and Anthony Clampit, 15, both were named 201 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Disaster appears to have been averted despite a scary scene last week when a Streamwood man was trapped for nearly two hours under a dump t ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Editorial Cartoon: Road Construction Ahead

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    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
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