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  • ​Guest Views: What will be your legacy?

    It’s August, and that means the end of summer, the start of the new school year and time to reflect on your legacy. What Will Be Your Legacy Month is ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn trustees OK deal with Batavia Park District

    ELBURN – Village residents will be able to buy a household membership with the Batavia Park District.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Letter: Obama Iran deal 'kicking the can down the road'

    To the editor,I don't think that the treaty President Obama wants to make with Iran is a good deal a ...
    July 2, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: Concerned about crime in north Downers Grove

    To the editor,I live in Downers Grove in a section that is usually quiet. Unfortunately, kids with p ...
    July 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Bove: Now's the time to dine outside in Wheaton

    When the bitter cold temperatures become something of the past and the warm breeze blows in, we get an opportunity to do something special; get outsid ...
    July 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Good Natured: Duct tape and a family of hummingbirds

    “Mythbusters,” the TV show that debunks rumors, legends and pseudo-scientific claims, once did an episode on the many uses of duct tape. To summarize ...
    July 31, 2015 - 7:13 pm
  • Asimakopoulos: Free access to Lynda.com through Indian Prairie Public Library

    Today, someone asked me how Instagram works. Last week, a friend accepted her first management position and wanted to improve her people skills. I rec ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Hickory Knolls program focuses on backyard visitors

    “Holy bat detector, Batman! There’s one about 50 feet away!”No, this is not a line of Robin’s dialog ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • Before the Diploma: It’s a family road trip

    In the exact moment I’m writing this, I’m with my family, driving on a highway. A highway, where I’m somewhere stuck in between an endless amount of v ...
    July 29, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Letter: Pothole problems in Downers Grove

    To the editor,I am driving down Main Street/Lemont Road and cars are weaving from left to right and ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Larson: A lot going on at District 87 during summer

    While one might think that for school districts summer months are spent cleaning, renovating and catching up on buildings, budgets and bus repairs, th ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • McGuire: Cutting services can carry a high cost

    When people trapped by domestic violence come to Family Shelter Service, they find a lot more than they expect. That's because we are not an isolated ...
    July 28, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Ashton: Library works for those with disabilities

    Three times in recent weeks, traveling on the Green Line train of the Chicago Transit Authority, I saw people using wheelchairs enter the car, ride th ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Letter: A thanks to McCook, Lyons emergency teams for their professionalism

    To the editor:I wanted to write this sincere thank you to the following agencies and their members w ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Forssberg: Experience four new ways to discover Westmont

    Wow, what a summer so far! How many neighbors and friends did you meet at the Westmont Independence Day Celebration, the Taste of Westmont, the Red, W ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:13 pm
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