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  • Letter: Resident offers District 41 endorsement

    To the Editor:District 41 in Glen Ellyn has undergone significant changes, and taken significant ini ...
    March 5, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Benages: Go ahead, talk with your doctor about incontinence

    It's estimated that 25 million adult Americans experience urinary incontinence, with 75 to 80 percent of those being women. As common as incontinence ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lipinski: National art competition offers great opportunity for students

    My office is currently accepting submissions from all high school students in the Third District for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The art c ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Wejman: Springtime brings lilacs to Lombard

    As winter slowly melts away, the hope of spring becomes closer to reality. It’s almost time to put away the shovels, sleds and ice skates and bring ou ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • The Write Place: Rooms and reminiscing

    From the time I was 5 years old until about a month ago, I shared a room with my now seventh-grade sister, Annika. My bed was on one side of the room; ...
    March 4, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Big plans for Elburn Public Works Department

    ELBURN – The modernization of the village’s wastewater treatment facility continues to make progress in Elburn. There are plans for improvements to th ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Gunter: Get informed about Westmont stormwater referendum

    As spring approaches, I want to share with you some of our current projects and activities. Stormwat ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Ashton: Downers Grove library stimulates STEM explorers

    What are Snap Circuits, Little Bits, Cubelets, 3Doodler, MakeyMakey, and Beebots? These interesting ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Letter: Don't change Clyde Estates

    To the Editor:I have been a resident in Clyde Estates for more than 30 years. My motivation to purch ...
    March 3, 2015 - 7:29 am
  • 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
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