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  • Roskam: Making college more affordable for everyone

    Summer has ended and that means it’s back to school time for families across the country.For those p ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • White: D-181 is gearing up for the new school year

    Welcome to the new school year! Summer is winding down and preparation has ramped up for our students’ return on Aug. 25.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to Clarendon Hills teen Jack Mitchell Jr. for beginning the open wheel racing season with two second place finishes at F1600 Championship ra ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 12:00 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
  • 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
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to WIllowbrook Goodwill staff and all who made the "Goodwill Backyard BBQ" cooking competition possible. On July 11, representatives from Wh ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up and a big congratulations to all the Hinsdale South High School athletes who competed in the State Special Olympics Summer Games at Illinois ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to the Hinsdale Humane Society for hosting its sixth annual Pet and Brick Blessing on June 22. About 75 guest and 20 pets attended the event ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to Paul and Robyn Garrison, who are the new owners of Frugal Muse in Darien, 7,000-square-foot store that buys and sells books, music, movie ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Radogno: The tragedy of a failed program

    Each year, the governor is required to present an annual budget address by an established date. But this year, political posturing has taken precedenc ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Kleckner: Hinsdale Public Library offers something for everyone in busy summer months

    A friend from Texas once explained that moving slowly was the only way to survive the sun: "Hustle too much down in San Antonio and you’d give yoursel ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
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