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  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn eatery to celebrate Gaedel's 90th birthday

    ELBURN – An Elburn eatery has planned a full day of festivities to honor its namesake – Eddie Gaedel.
    June 2, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • Palmisano: Educators bid a fond farewell for summer

    It's hard to say goodbye. For a teacher, it's that time of year. After months of pouring their knowledge, their hearts and their souls into the lives ...
    June 2, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Letter: Reader applauds Suburban Life opinion content

    To the Editor:Kindly accept my appreciation for the two op-ed pieces on the opinions page, “Keep acc ...
    June 1, 2015 - 6:54 pm
  • Medina: A happier you awaits at with Park District programs

    Many studies that have found correlations between the sun and a better mood, fitness and higher energy levels, new experiences and a sense of satisfac ...
    June 1, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Crowley: Read to the Rhythm at Wheaton Public Library

    School will soon be out for the summer, which means plenty of time for reading! Though kids may be more interested in extra video game or playdate tim ...
    June 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Our view: Now's the time to revel in nice weather, great events

    In the depths of January’s icy freeze, no doubt many of us wondered why anyone would choose to live in such a frozen wasteland. In February and March, ...
    June 1, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • White: Alliance gearing up for Sounds on the Street

    May is such a month of transition. Trees become bright green and full of life, while school comes to an end, as quick as it seemed to start. Graduatio ...
    June 1, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Ashton: Get rewards for reading through summer

    SuperReader Alert! The Downers Grove Public Library is leaping into action! We’re ready to help kids of all ages, teens, and adults fight off a dreade ...
    June 1, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Weseloh: West Chicago Public Library upgrading wireless infrastructure

    As mobile use increases and the expectation of wireless access continues, demand for wireless access providers will also continue. Libraries are a gre ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Quigley: Always remember is my Memorial Day mantra

    Shortly after I became president and CEO of the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry in November 1999, retired banker and chamber volunteer Ralph P ...
    May 29, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Letter: COD board action was not mean-spirited

    To the editor:I must strongly disagree with that portion of the May 8 op-ed piece accusing Deanne Ma ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Reeder: Madigan not the one to call for transparency

    SPRINGFIELD – “We need taller interns,“ a statehouse wag told me my first year covering the Illinois Capitol. I was a bit perplexed. After all, at 6-f ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Our view: Now’s the time to revel in nice weather, great events

    In the depths of January’s icy freeze, no doubt many of us wondered why anyone would choose to live in such a frozen wasteland. In February and March, ...
    May 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Our view: Now's the time to revel in nice weather, great events

    In the depths of January’s icy freeze, no doubt many of us wondered why anyone would choose to live in such a frozen wasteland. In February and March, ...
    May 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Lipinski: We need a fix, not a bandage on transit system

    As the deadline looms to pass a long-term surface transportation bill in Congress and as federal funding for public transit has been under attack, I l ...
    May 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Reader Poll

    At what outdoor temperature do you turn on your air conditioning?
    70 degrees
    75 to 85 degrees
    90 or above
    Never or I don't have air conditioning