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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Hinsdale

    THUMBS UP: It’s good to see the community come together to weigh in on how to best move forward with the Hinsdale High School District 86 master facil ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: “Strong” was the word Village President Keith Giagnorio used to describe the state of the village in his address Feb. 18. Highlights includ ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lemont

    THUMBS DOWN: The discussion on what’s next for the historic St. Patrick School has once again stalled. The iconic, 130-year-old building on Illinois S ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Government consolidation is a hot topic in Illinois, and DuPage County has emerged as a leader in the statewide mission to eliminate excess ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Westmont

    THUMBS UP: There’s a master at work at Westmont Junior High. Sixth-grade science teacher Laura Riley is contributing to the National Education Associa ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Downers Grove

    THUMBS UP: Congratulations to Downers Grove South wrestler Tyree Johnson, who captured all-state honors last week with his sixth-place finish at the s ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Woodridge

    THUMBS UP: Congratulations to Downers Grove South wrestler Tyree Johnson, who captured all-state honors last week with his sixth-place finish at the s ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Before the Diploma: The perks of being a waitress

    What do flipping greasy hamburgers, cleaning popcorn off of movie theater floors, collecting money at a cash register and dealing with aggravating cus ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Mondlock: Recycling is becoming natural

    When my kids ask me a question that I don’t know the answer to, I say “Google it”. Google has become my go-to for every topic, query, curiosity, recip ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Fagan: ReDiscover program celebrates home

    The Big Read is now ReDiscover, a theme-centered, program-driven event. This year's theme is “Celebrating Home." From mid-March through April, program ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dominick: Record snow makes winter difficult for many families

    Despite the late snow coming in February, this has still been a very difficult winter for many.The h ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Library focuses on lifelong learning

    Over the past decade, many public libraries have been discussing and promoting the concept of lifelong learning because the world is changing very rap ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Park District Dish: Participants prove you can be fit at any age

    Fitness is always a hot topic when a new year rolls around. A lot of people choose to wait until January to get active and healthy, but several Batavi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland elementary students embrace Black History Month lessons

    ELBURN – Deb Brubaker said she understands that John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn isn’t among the most diverse schools in Kane County. But Brub ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:51 pm
  • Letter: Teen speaks out against plastic bags

    To the Editor:My name is Abby Goldberg. I am 15 years old. I like to discuss plastic bags because I ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:13 pm
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