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  • Helton: 'Most Challenging’ list highlights District 88's dedication

    It’s no secret these are challenging times for public education – from new standards and assessments, to increased accountability, to maintaining a st ...
    April 21, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Stiegemeyer: Reconfigured space makes library 'Even Better'

    Recently, my teenage son needed a meeting space for a school project he was working on with friends. It was after school hours, and they wanted to mee ...
    April 21, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Althoff: Busy spring in store for Lisle Chamber

    We are finally entering into the season where outdoor activity is possible without multiple clothing layers. It is great to see the daffodils in bloom ...
    April 21, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • O'Brien: Growing Wheaton's economic garden

    It is time for thinking about gardens! Finally! We simply adore the spring view of the gardens in Adams Park from our office windows, but the Wheaton ...
    April 21, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • Gordon: New additions, ideas for District 41

    In this column, I want to talk about two upcoming projects: First, the “Phase 1” construction projects that are starting later this spring at our elem ...
    April 21, 2014 - 4:46 pm
  • Lemery: Get the latest news and weather delivered straight to your phone

    If you've ever found yourself in one of these situations, we've got something for you: • You're chat ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Letter: What changed?

    To the Editor:How in the world can the indoor shooting range built for the Kane Country Sheriff’s Of ...
    April 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Larson: Community, referendum show impressive support for youth

    The results of Glenbard District 87’s March 18 referendum vote were impressive. After a three-year journey, which included multiple study sessions, ma ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • LaRocca: Student event leads upcoming happenings

    Hooray! The calendar tells us it is finally spring, and we’re all hoping that weather conditions from now on will prove it. Finally we can look forwar ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Bernstein: Support cancer patients by meeting immediate needs

    Cancer patients not only are subject to radiation and chemotherapy, but many in their middle years also are wiped out financially. More needs to be do ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Letter: Roskam posturing with ACA opposition

    Children’s Resource Center thanks volunteersTo the EditorIn honor of National Volunteer Week, the Gl ...
    April 13, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • Pinkney: Lasting bonds change lives in Senior Respite Program

    There are more than 107,000 people, 12 percent of the population, over 65 years old in DuPage County, and that number is expected to double by 2030. M ...
    April 11, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Opinion: Career specialists offer tips to young job seekers

    BARRINGTON – Be punctual, network with family and friends and learn how to "tell a story in a manner that makes people interested in you" are a few ti ...
    April 11, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Seeing It Through: The alarming rate of deaths by medical errors must be reduced

    Whenever I come across interesting thoughts, I save them for future reference. For example, these have been with me for some time. Where is the best, ...
    April 10, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Casale: This and That

    Although I have called Carol Stream my hometown for nearly 37 years, I continue to be amazed by the number of residents, businesses and organizations ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:10 pm
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