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  • The Voice of Lake County: A true teenage tragedy

    In recent editions of local newspapers, we were informed that several of our north and northwest suburban police departments will be equipped with a d ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: David Cooke of Elmhurst used his Eagle Scout project to help out the Elmhurst Park District as well as the native bee population. The 15-ye ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: A new law sponsored by Sen. Tom Cullerton, D-Villa Park, will make it easier for Illinois veterans with permanent disabilities to renew the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Flowers: Sport of the future?

    My column last month dealt with the perfection of the sport of golf: the beauty of the course, the internal competition of hitting the perfect shot an ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to Hinsdale teenagers Paden Guido and Meghan Callahan for performing with the Lollapalooza on Aug. 1 with the School of Rock AllStars. Guido ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Bagus: District 100 welcomes students back school

    The beginning of the 2014-2015 school year is approaching and I would like to welcome you to visit our website, www.bsd100.org, to obtain information ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Weitzel: Bullying and cyber bullying

    As the school year begins, it is time to take a hard look at bullying and cyber bullying in our schools and community.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Hoover: Writers, writing and more at the library

    What would we do without the authors of the world? We’d miss the fantastical epics of our George R. R. Martins, the clever whodunits of our Agatha Chr ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Medina: A healthier West Chicago

    Did you know that Illinois has the 14th highest childhood obesity rate and is the 24th most obese state for adults in the United States?
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Triolo Newman: Win for businesses, consumers

    Local chambers often offer opportunities for residents to meet and benefit from local business. One example of this type of event would be a Business- ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Pruneau: New school year brings many changes at District 205

    Welcome to the 2014-15 school year. This is an exciting time for Elmhurst School District 205. We recently welcomed 95 new teachers and 11 new adminis ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Helton: District 88 welcomes new school year

    At District 88, we’re excited to have welcomed a new school year on Wednesday. A new school year is the perfect time to reflect on the successes of la ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland may have interim superintendent soon

    MAPLE PARK – By next week, the Kaneland School District 302 Board is expected to name an interim superintendent.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Park Perspectives: Some opportunities to play

    Once again, we’re back to school! Geneva School District 304 will begin its 2014-15 school year this morning. Today also marks the first time kinderga ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Brown: When seconds count, safety first

    Valley View School District 365U has put in place strong security measures to make sure our students are given every chance to succeed in a positive, ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:36 pm
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