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  • Letter: Freedom of speech shouldn't be hate speech

    To the editor:In Charlie Hebdo’s recent satirical publication, “How Did we End Up Here?”, it attempt ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Letter: Marking 70 years of service from All Berwyn Committee

    To the editor:The All Berwyn Committee celebrated 70 years of existence on April 16. The A.B.C. was ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • Letter: Tax hike proposal circumvents Cook County's budget process

    To the editor:A 66 percent tax increase to Cook County’s special use gasoline and fuel tax has been ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Letter: Bipartisan measures a needed step on road to state budget

    To the Editor:I joined my Senate colleagues on April 22 in unanimously approving two bipartisan meas ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:18 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 25-May 1, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Pinkney: Families escape homelessness and find stable futures through SHIFT

    Emma never thought homelessness would be something she would experience. The married mother of two ...
    May 3, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Larson: Adults must deliver consistent message opposing underage drinking

    Recently, Glenbard parent Doug Petit shared the heartbreaking story of his teenage son's death after attending an underage drinking party in the commu ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Johns: Students benefit from community collaboration model

    West Chicago Elementary District 33 has been expanding its use of a community schools model for the past 11 years. The foundation of the community sch ...
    May 3, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Letter: A farewell to those who've made Berwyn a great place to live

    To the editor:As I prepare to depart from Berwyn and head down to Kentucky, I want to thank a few fo ...
    May 3, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Quigley: Small businesses make U.S. economy great

    As the longest-tenured Chamber of Commerce executive in DuPage County, I can firmly attest to what makes our economy in the United States great: small ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Bates: Pricing tips for local innovators developing new products

    Developing a new product that will change the world? Congratulations, you innovator, you!Those who h ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • McCaleb: Stevenson synonymous with McHenry County sports

    “Everyone knows Joe.”Northwest Herald sportswriter Mike DeFabo wrote those words in a Saturday story ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Letter: Kudos to actors in DG South's 'Hello, Dolly' production

    To the editor:My wife and I would like to thank Downers Grove South High School for the spectacular ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Letter: Time to stop fighting against park land sale

    To the editor:This is in response to the comments made by Orlando Coryell in the “La Grange approves ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 18-24, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Reader Poll

    As the state’s budget crisis drags on, what’s your biggest concern?
    The harm done to social service agencies
    The harm done to the state’s fiscal standing
    The fact that political leaders appear unwilling to compromise
    The concern that businesses might be more inclined to leave the state