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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: A mother from Elmhurst is turning personal tragedy into an opportunity to educate others about the threat of overdosing on drugs. Last week ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:30 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
  • Vogl: Out is the new in

    “Outside!” How many times did you hear that growing up? This command typically was issued from my harried parents to my siblings and me pretty much an ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Lipinski: Time to stop 'kicking the can' on transportation

    Recently, Congress passed a bill to move about $10 billion into the Highway Trust Fund to prevent a cutback in road construction and transit funding. 
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Geneva Lake has something local lakes do not

    On a very hot Saturday in late June, I was mowing the lawn and thinking how much I wanted to jump in a lake to cool off.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Downers Grove Fire Department member Joel Mains for his work with the Pink Heals Tour. Pink Heals started in 2007 as a group of current a ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to the Westmont Public Library for continuing to offer residents a fun, unique schedule of activities. The library boasts a lineup that incl ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: Townships efficient, cost-effective

    As the executive director of the Township Officials of Illinois, I would like to respond to the July 31 editorial that calls into question the need fo ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Valle: Seniors feel heat relief at York Township

    Summer heat waves are common in the month of August, so please remember that York Township Hall at 1502 S. Meyers Road is an official cooling center f ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland Connection: NIU STEM Cafe headed to Kuipers

    MAPLE PARK – Perhaps a night exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics might sound a little intimidating. Instead, a night of stargaz ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • McDonald: Supporting student success at District 99

    At the July Board of Education meeting, District 99 presented our annual “state of the district” report and progress that we’re making on our five-yea ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Althoff: Celebrate summer with the Lisle Chamber

    It seems the summer is moving along at a brisk pace. The next couple of months the Lisle Chamber will be as active as ever with a number of events.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 7:16 pm
  • Yanan: A life-changing chamber internship

    Hello, my name Michael Yanan and I am a senior college student majoring in finance and accounting. I have been a student at both Saint Louis Universit ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 6:42 pm
  • Papierski: 'Thank You' from the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

    What does hunger look like in our community?The most recent Map the Meal Gap study, recently release ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 6:40 pm
  • Voice of Lake County: Watch out for the little ones

    We are now into the “dog days of summer”, and it scares me to say that the opening of the school year is just around the corner. The weather is warm, ...
    July 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
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