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  • 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
  • Reeder: Examples of government waste abound in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD – My daughter tugged on my hand and said, “Come on Dad, let’s see the Butter Cow.”So we ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to all the volunteers who have made this year's summer events possible – from the more than 100 individuals who volunteered at the Taste of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to the Village of Downers Grove for taking the initiative and being prepared for the upcoming winter season. While nearly 200 Illinois munic ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • This and That: Carol Stream supports military through summer events

    Regardless of the cause, you can count on the Carol Stream community to support those in need. This was especially obvious at the fifth annual Support ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Letter: Seatbelt enforcement a waste of officers' time

    To the editorI frequently drive through the West and Wesley streets intersection of Wheaton. On occa ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:46 pm
  • Letter: Reader weighs in on array of issues

    To the editor:I have almost become numb by the vulgar and hateful anti-conservative comments I am re ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Living in Lake County: We don't hear what's going on locally

    About 10 years ago, I wrote a weekly column in a local newspaper. It really was a dream come true. I grew up in Lake County and I have always loved to ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Buckson: Interact with the library online

    The staff at Westmont Public Library are always looking for new ways to interact with Westmont residents, whether in person or online.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Editorial: People not getting out as much

    Bowling is generally considered a blue-collar sport, while golf is seen as white collar.Yet both hav ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Beckley: How has the park district shaped your story?

    With Downers Grove recently receiving the accolade of “#2 City in the Nation to Raise Kids” by livability.com, as well as the “8th friendliest town in ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: Renovation has begun on the Lombard Metra station. The $9.7 million project will feature a pedestrian underpass, which will eliminate the n ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: Villa Park came up with a lot of great ideas while planning the village's 100-year anniversary celebration. A daylong picnic – complete wit ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
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