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  • Gunter: Fall brings new opportunities, reflection

    As fall approaches, our village is very busy with numerous programs and initiatives. We invite our residents and businesses to get involved and be par ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Letter: A response to the Hodgkin's board about feral cats

    [On Sept. 8], I attended the village of Hodgkins board meeting. As usual, it was a complete joke. Tim Kobel introduced Elios Lopez in regards to the f ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Letter: Railroad crossing at Harding Avenue needs fixing

    I cross the railroad crossing at Harding Avenue in La Grange Park. Indiana Harbor Belt was supported to do track construction back three or four years ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • Peterson: A wish granted in Countryside

    There are many organizations which provide help to those in need. However, it creates so much joy to see a child’s wish come true. And that is exactly ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Montoya: Membership, a call to action

    It's not uncommon, in my role as president of the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) Board of Directors, to be asked by a prospective new member abo ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Dropka: Pride in voting

    Voting is the most basic principle of democracy; yet few people exercise their right to vote. In ord ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Quigley: Pro-business mantra serves Rauner well

    More than 225 business people from multiple area chambers of commerce – including some 60 from the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry – gathered ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Life at East: Hardly normal college food

    I hate college food. I have to walk a few blocks to the dining center, which inevitably is always crowded due to the dramatically larger student body ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Finding a college that’s the right fit

    As a kid, going school-supply shopping was always something I looked forward to. Picking out a new backpack and lunchbox made me a happy girl. The nig ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland prepares to start superintendent search

    With hopes of having the district’s next permanent superintendent named by January, the Kaneland School District 302 Board tonight is set to hire a se ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Fall fun to be had at Autumn Fair, Harvest Hustle 5K

    Autumn marks my favorite season to enjoy all that Geneva’s parks have to offer. With the forthcoming beautiful tide of changing colors and cozy sweate ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • McGuire: Family Shelter Service helps kids in need go back to school

    At Family Shelter Service, emergency shelter requests often rise in the summer. The main reason? Kids are out of school.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter for awarding keys to the village to longtime residents Marcel and Theresa Levesque and Bill and Jo Wavak. The W ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Downers Grove South senior Elizabeth Kazmierczak for participating in a Earth Watch teen expedition in Belize this summer, getting a firs ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Hinsdale

    Thumbs up to Union Church of Hinsdale Senior Pastor Mike Solberg for competing in the Wisconsin Ironman this past Sunday in Madison, Wis. A triathlon ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 4:09 pm
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